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'Spaceship House' to be demolished, despite push to save it

The Adams County Board of Commissioners sealed the fate of a building that many neighbors consider iconic when the board approved a PUD amendment at a March 2 public hearing. Commissioners voted 4-1 … more

Parterre metro district plan with $189 million debt limit approved

Thornton City Council unanimously passed a plan to finance the construction of Parterre, a proposed 800-acre development in the city’s northeast corner. Several councilors expressed confusion about … more

Letter to the Editor: Communities need room to breath

Communities need room to breath Over the last 20-years in Denver, thousands of working-class families have been priced out, having their older neighborhoods gentrified and scraped to make way for … more

Better with age: 800-acre development clears big hurdle

Thornton City Council took a major step towards a nearly 800-acre proposed development in northeast Thornton by unanimously approving a zoning amendment at the Feb. 9 meeting. Located immediately … more

Council greenlights plan for Creekside Village retail space

A 13-acre, eight-lot development in east Thornton received its first approval from the city council at a Jan. 12 meeting. The council unanimously approved the conceptual plan for a commercial project … more

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
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