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COVID-19 found in two metro-area child care centers

Two Colorado child care facilities, both in suburban metro Denver, have recorded COVID-19 outbreaks, according to state data. The two facilities are the first child care locations that the state has … more

Make way for ducklings

Westminster issues mask order

Residents and visitors to Westminster are now required to wear masks in public, City Councilors voted May 11. The city becomes one of a growing list of municipalities requiring people to cover their … 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

Miners Alley brings ‘Frog Prince’ to audiences’ homes

Through the month of May, Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse has embraced the on-demand approach to connect with audiences and its community during the COVID-19 shutdown. The company launched its new … more

Virtual, delayed graduations the rule for high schools

Area high schools are handling the job of honoring their graduating seniors differently this year, thanks to COVID-19 and two-months long public shut down. Some will wait out the pandemic, opting for … more

Locking in a gas, diesel deal while prices low

Westminster will lock-in a $2 per gallon price for gasoline for most of its fleet for the next year. City Councilors voted April 27 to approve an agreement with Hill Petroleum, locking in the price … more

Cities plan how to spend CARES pass-through funds

Adams County will get $89 million in federal CARES act money, sharing roughly $40 million with local governments. Assistant County Manager Jim Siedlecki confirmed that the commissioners were … more

Cities prepare for COVID-19 financial hit

Municipal officials won’t know for sure how much of an impact the COVID-19 panic and Colorado’s stay-at-home order will have on the city’s finances, but some are preparing for as much as a $30 … more

Westminster calls for mortgage help

Federal or state officials should do something to help those having a difficult time making rent or paying their mortgage, Westminster City Councilors agreed April 13. Councilors unanimously approved … more

Easter faces brighten service for Westminster church

Familiar faces are big part of a church service. Pastor Barb Martens, of Westminster’s Advent Lutheran Church, said she and a small team have done her best keeping regular services going for her … more

Arvada Center invites artists to share quarantine creations

As a working artist, Collin Parson — the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator — understands the need to create during such a tumultuous time. But with exhibitions canceled all over … more

Westminster Councilors using online meetings to keep in touch

While the Coronavirus has sent almost all of American life indoors, it hasn’t slowed Westminster’s City Council’s meeting schedule. If anything, it’s sped things up. Councilors met twice … more

Downtown Energy District under the microscope

Westminster officials paid special attention back in 2017 when Amazon began looking for a site for a second headquarters. “In their RFP, they specifically asked for sites that had ‘District … more

Letter to the Editor: City must get water rates right

City must get water rates right In July - August 2019, the water bill for my residence was $472. The water conservation group evaluated the sprinklers and perennials for the flower beds are from … more

Growing fast or growing smart: Westminster is running out of room

The more we learn, the more we realize how much we don’t know. I think Albert Einstein wisely stated something along this thought. I am experiencing an example of this as I continue to drill down … more

State education rally leads more schools to announce closing March 19

More school districts across Colorado will close March 19, letting teachers participate in the CEA Educator Day of Action, a rally at the State Capitol to promote public funding for education. Adams … more

A tale of two caucuses in Jeffco

Like many people, Ghada Wahan says she has always paid more attention to national politics than local ones. But that's begun to change recently for Wahan, who said she decided to participate in 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

My Name Is: Kelly Jacobson

My journey to Colorado I did not grow up in Colorado. I grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and moved to Colorado after graduating college. Go Sun Devils! (Arizona State University) I visited a friend who … more
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