Keyword: Bill Christopher
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Thoughtfullness, not impulse, needed with racial reform

Clearly, the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis has become the ignitor of a clarion call for reform, equality, justice and a motivation to reexamine what needs to be changed. The peaceful protests … more

Steaks, salons and state parks: Thoughts on reopening

Hey Colorado, things are incrementally opening back up! While it might seem like a year ago, in reality, it is more like 2½ months since we have had the opportunity to go to a dine-in restaurant and … more

Beyond ballots: Looking at how COVID-19 has impacted local democracy

Since March of this year, the COVID-19 virus has turned our world upside down. We all know that given the impacts, constraints and consequences of the initial “Stay at Home” mandates and even now … more

Time for wards? We should see what the voters think

With changing times, doesn’t it make sense to consider changing the way we have been doing business for more than the past 60-plus years? I sure think so! What I am referring to is how city council … more

A post-COVID forecast: What it might look like this summer and beyond

As each week languishes forward and our tolerance for stay-at-home mandates grows thinner, we love to speculate on “when is this thing going to end and we can get back to normal?” While I fully … more

Coronavirus is slowing new development

It shouldn’t come as a complete surprise that there are some signs of the wind coming out of the sail of new construction — at least to some degree. While I will only cite examples involving … more

Hyland Hills ballot issue warrants a ‘Yes’ vote

We are so fortunate to have such a fine combination of parks, trails, open space and recreation facilities, both here in the Westminster and in Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District area. … more

Smart growth is the only option that makes sense

Just for a moment or two, I want to divert your attention away from COVID-19 and all the havoc it is wreaking. Certainly, we are experiencing history as it is being made every day in coping with the … more

Celebrating 35 years of success with open space and trails

The City of Westminster is celebrating 35 years of the successful open space, trail development and park/recreation facilities enhancements program. Certainly the city and its residents should join … more

Reporter Stories: Digging into The Farm, Westminster's Uplands Development

Long-time Westminster Window columnist Bill Christopher discusses the Oread Capital's Uplands Development in Westminster, the City Council's Feb. 10 approval and what's next. Read our latest story … more

New Year off to a fast start

It’s not quite Valentine’s Day, 2020, but it seems like a lot has come and gone already in less than 45 days. For example, Americans have gone through a bitter, testy, partisan impeachment … more

New witnesses needed at impeachment trial

While most of us have had our fill of the Trump impeachment proceedings, I cannot figure out an answer to the most fundamental question which keeps nagging me. The President and the Republican … more

Don’t hold your breath on proposed state income tax reduction

With the 2020 State Legislative Session less than a month into the process of making laws, it’s too early to count on any permanent state income tax reduction. Nevertheless, Governor Polis touched … more
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