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Coming Attractions

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Anyone else but me

You will make a lousy anybody else, but you will be the best ‘you’ in existence.” — Zig Ziglar Many of us daydream or fantasize about being someone else. Did you ever look at someone else’s …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Trapped in the platitude escalation cycle

Some of you might remember radio broadcaster Paul Harvey. He always ended his daily program with two words. “Good day.” Hippies turned that into “Have a nice day.” Then “Have a good day” …
Coming Attractions

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted …

Michael Norton
Winning Words

What I wouldn’t give for just 5 more minutes

How many times have we thought, “If I could only do that over again?” Whatever that is, there is always at least one thing, maybe several things we wish we could take another shot at.
Letters to the Editor

Time has come for body cameras in Westminster

Since Senate Bill 20-217 passed, we’ve known body cameras were coming to our community. The question has always been: when? When I recently asked the Westminster Police Department for a clear …

Letter to the Editor: Getting what you pay for

Getting what you pay for So it seems we will now have in Westminster, at a cost to taxpayers of about $250,000, an election to recall Councilor Jon Voelz. This comes after a city-wide petition drive …

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for school food article

  Thank you for highlighting local programs that provide free food to our Jeffco kids. Food insecurity is often an “invisible issue” to many. It is good to see acknowledgement of …

Letter to the editor: Healthy Air

Healthy Air for a Healthy Summer Summer is on the way, but unfortunately, sunny skies also mean a likely increase of an unwelcome summer visitor: ground-level ozone. Westminster, and the metro area, …

Letter to the Editor: Recall is no stunt

Recall is no stunt In regards to the article “The Political fault lines of Westminster's recall” recently published. I am disgusted that you would make this out to be a political stunt. I can't …
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