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Need-to-know info for city council elections

Though municipal elections are a little over six months away, the seeds of campaign season are already in the ground. Several candidates in Thornton and Westminster have thrown their names in the hat … more

Save the Farm group prepares for decisive year

It wasn’t long after residents learned about the proposed Uplands development when they gathered at the Irving Street Library in July 2019 to form a local activist group, Save the Farm. Twenty … more

North metro cities gain flexibility in new federal relief package

A few weeks after President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Act, north metro cities are getting a clearer sense of how much COVID-19 relief funding they will receive from the federal … more

Thornton and Westminster take steps to address water supply concerns

Thornton City Council recently adopted measures to help the city’s water supply in the short-term, while Westminster City Council discussed a new water supply plan for the long-term. Both cities, … more

Sixteen members of Westminster PD respond to shooting

Within 18 minutes of a “mutual aid” call going out, 16 members of the Westminster Police Department were in Boulder on Monday to assist local law enforcement to respond to an active … more

Westminster water rates are political. How is that affecting council?

Last year, a recall effort centered around Westminster’s water rates began. Since then, the City Council held five study sessions to engage the community in the process to set 2022 rates. After, … more

Grad rates improve, but officials unsure of future

Administrators and school board directors in Adams County’s largest school districts are celebrating graduation rates for the 2019-20 school years. Westminster Public Schools’ four-year … more

New Westminster co-op hopes to get more people on solar

Westminster, a place in the metro area city that is already a hub for solar power, hopes to power more homes with a new co-op. Organized by the nonprofit Solar United Neighbors (SUN), the co-op is an … more

Westminster Buddhist center moving forward, but some residents concerned

A proposed Tibetan Buddhist temple in Westminster hoping to promote peace and harmony is the source of recent tension in the community. Residents of the surrounding suburban neighborhood expressed … more

Fire Captain remembered for above-and-beyond service

After three decades of service to Westminster, David Sagel, a captain in the Westminster Fire Department, passed away Jan. 24. “He was a good one. He was a guy that brought so many positive … more

Study rates Westminster near top in apartment growth

A recent RENTCafé study said Westminster is #3 in Colorado and #20 in the country for the number of new apartments built in a city in the last five years. Though some might celebrate it, many in the … more

Shooting at Westminster’s IMT Hyland Hills injures two

An early New Year’s Day shooting at Westminster’s IMT Hyland Hills apartment complex left two people injured. Westminster police arrived on scene after the shooting occurred when … more

Area hospitals not full, but fear another surge

Hospitals in the wider Adams County region are running out of space, with officials expecting a post-Thanksgiving surge. About 80 percent of the county’s ICU capacity is full, according to most … more
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