Westminster mulls a return to live meetings
It could be quite some time before residents and citizens get to attend live City Council meetings in person, but a handful of staff and councilors were scheduled to be in City Hall Oct. 19. …
Westminster schedules water utility reviews

Westminster’s deep dive into the water utilities, water rates and how costs are figured out will kick off Oct. 8 with the first of a series of virtual meetings. “Our facilitator has proposed an …

Adams County open space projects to share $4.9 million

A series of 19 open space projects throughout Adams County — including one in Westminster and three in Thornton — will split $4.9 million in grants from a county program. Projects include new …

Thornton grant aims to replace water meters

A $1.6 million grant to upgrade water meters should give Thornton water customers better insight into how much water they actually use. “It makes everything more efficient and more customer …

Sports

Legacy takes nine-inning thriller over Mountain Range

If there is one word to sum up the Sept. 22 matchup against Mountain Range (6-8) and Legacy (9-3) softball, it would be wild. Tallying 10 runs apiece in the first three innings, the scoring may have …

News

Ex-Broncos player pleads not guilty to assault in Douglas County

A former Denver Broncos player who was arrested in May in Douglas County has pleaded not guilty to four felonies and four misdemeanors related to the incident. Cody Latimer, 28, who was on the …

Life

Thornton celebrates cultural art of Dia De Los Muertos

No matter what the holiday is, a common way for cultures and families to mark the occasion is through the arts — music, film and interactive options like pumpkin carving, tree decorating and even …

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Jefferson Parkway news

Soil sample shows potential plutonium hotspot in Jefferson Parkway path

When the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) and other groups launched a soil study this May, with the goal of testing the Rocky Flats area for excess nuclear waste that could be …

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Sports
Dakota Ridge senior Charlie Offerdahl (44) attempts to break the tackle of Standley Lake sophomore Max Stout. Offerdahl had touchdown runs of 35 and 15 yards in the second quarter to extend the Eagles’ lead to 35-0 at halftime. Offerdahl has already scored eight touchdowns over three games this season.
No. 1 Dakota Ridge football soars through the rain in win versus Standley Lake
LAKEWOOD — The newly tagged No. 1 football team in Class 4A didn’t have an issue with the new weight on its shoulders Oct. 22. … Read More
Lightning comes out on top
The Legacy Lightning improved their record with a hard-fought battle against rival Horizon Oct. 16 in an empty the Adams 12 North … Read More
Lakewood junior Max Lange watches his drive on the par 4 No. 3 hole at West Woods Golf Club in Arvada on Sept. 14. Lange won his second straight Jeffco League tournament with a round of 67 before heading to the state-qualifying regional tournament this week.
Jeffco golfers wrap up league play at West Woods Golf Club
ARVADA — The final Jeffco League boys golf tournament of the season had a very different feel than normal Sept. 14 at West Woods … Read More
Legacy’s Leah Connor swings and misses during a game against Fossil Ridge Sept. 10 in Broomfield. The Lightning were trounced, 12-2. At left is Fossil Ridge catcher Kodi Alvord.
Steady Sabrecats doom Legacy on home field
The Fossil Ridge women were too much for their Legacy opponents Sept. 10, outdoing the Lightning in their home field with three steady … Read More
Hopes for fall Colorado high school football season thwarted
Amid pressure to allow more fall sports, the Colorado High School Activities Association board of directors met Sept. 8 to discuss an … Read More
Voices
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Safeguarding others is the leashed you can do

Large dark dog, running unleashed through front yards, zoomed to the greenbelt trail and out of sight. Way behind, dog’s owner lopes along. Small child on her first bicycle encounters the dog, is …
Norton
Winning Words

Oriented toward action and focused on results

Proactive or reactive. I did or did not. I can or cannot. I will or will not. When we look at those statements quickly, which words resonate with us personally? What I typically see is that people …

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. …

Letter to the Editor: Mason a leader with integrity

Brian Mason a leader with intergrity I’ve known Brian for 30 years. What was true then, remains true today; Brian is committed to serving his community, works hard for causes he believes in and …
Editorial Cartoon

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