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No fines for Thornton Shopping Center's 76 code violations

A municipal judge won't financially penalize the owner of Thornton Shopping Center for 76 city code violations. Judge Charles Rose's decision was a major development in an ongoing controversy about … more

Maiker aims for consistency as eviction worries mount

While a federal decision to extend an eviction moratorium passed Dec. 31 offered much-needed relief, the lapse of a state moratorium and the federal moratorium’s pending deadline hasn’t eased … more

Uplands project review begins new phase

The city's review of a controversial 253 acres mixed-use development in the Shaw Heights area begins its next phase later this month with virtual meetings for neighbors. The city has scheduled two … more

Politicians playing games with lives and COVID aid

What in the world was President Trump thinking when he decided to play games with the bi-partisan combination of a COVID-19 virus relief package and the time-sensitive federal spending bill? … more

Despite COVID-19 toll, city optimistic about Downtown Westminster in 2021

The city of Westminster hopes to make up for its 2020 losses in Downtown Westminster. City officials expect a new hotel, and new apartments and retailers to go online this year. The businesses will … more

Colorado’s space race taking off

Colorado has made its giant leap toward the future of passenger space travel to Europe within an hour by 2028. The Colorado Air and Spaceport, Director Dave Ruppel signed an agreement with Shuji … more

A season of discontent: Political unrest grows in Westminster

Political unrest is a national past time in America these days. Starting at the macro level, Westminster is a sliver of the national uproar and rhetoric regarding both the presidential and Colorado … more

Letter to the Editor:" Not drinking the Uplands Kool-Aid

Not drinking the Uplands Kool-Aid Regarding Bill Christopher’s Oct. 8 piece (“What is `Uplands Community Collective’ and what can it do?”), I take issue with Handlin and Kornacki’s vision. … more

New use for old county building

For Adams County affordable housing developers, the county’s old Children and Family Services building was in a pretty great location. “The site lent itself to development because the building is … more

Letter to the Editor: Uplands is high-density

Uplands is high-density Thank you, Mr. Christopher, for bringing up how much of the West is now in a drought (8/20/20 edition). We are feeling the effects from weeks of high temperatures and zero … more

Strategic speaking: Is Westminster still the ‘next urban center’?

Like most of us, I’m always looking for a silver lining in any situation that tends to be negative or lacks much hope or improvement. Well, a silver lining came out of the recent Westminster City … more
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