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City of Westminster Borough

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Debtors prison: ACLU targets cities that jail people too poor to pay fines

    Both the U.S. Supreme Court and the Colorado Supreme Court have ruled that individuals can't be jailed because they're too poor to pay fines. But the ACLU of Colorado maintains that at least three local communities, and possibly a lot more, routinely do so. The organization has written the towns as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Photos: Ten notable Denver police shootings

    News that no charges would be made against the three police officers who nearly beat Alex Landau to death in 2009 has brought renewed scrutiny to the Denver Police Department, especially when it comes to the question of race. Jared Jacang Maher explored these questions in his 2008 feature "Target Pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Why we'll miss the Westminster Mall

    Corn, one of the only stores left in the Westminster Mall, and also one of the most depressingly named stores of all time.​Eating lunch at Olive Garden (and I will say only that my regrettable choice to dine at the Olive Garden was both predicated heavily on free breadsticks and not worth it) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Freezing your ass off?: You could live at house in Westminster that nearly became an ice rink

    Big pics below.​A search for the terms "Denver" and "temperature" moments ago prompted a reading of eight below zero. That's pipe-busting weather -- and as an incentive for folks to make sure theirs don't erupt, the City of Westminster offers the tale of a home in the area that flooded mere da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Top 25 marijuana stories in Colorado in 2010: The year in weed

    ​It's been a momentous year for marijuana in Colorado: landmark legislation, turf wars, huge profits, shocking arrests, enormous celebrations and more. Below, we've compiled links to and excerpts from 25 of the biggest weed stories to take place in the state during 2010. Page through and brea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Medical marijuana lawsuit against Westminster could challenge all local dispensary bans

    Herbal Remedies' logo.​HB 1284, the medical marijuana regulation law signed by Governor Bill Ritter, includes the right for municipalities to ban dispensaries, and numerous cities, including Aurora and Broomfield, are taking advantage of it. But while MMJ attorneys have talked about issuing la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2010

    Trail Dust building about to bite the dust

    ​It was the Casa Bonita of bad steakhouses, a place where they'd cut off your tie if you dared to wear one into the place, and cut off your arteries with fatty meat and butter-laden spuds. It was the Trail Dust Steak House, and Denver was once lucky enough to have a pair of these cow palaces ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Medical marijuana attorney Warren Edson on new law firm, new MMJ bill and new lawsuits to come

    Warren Edson's booming business is about to boom even louder.​Attorney Warren Edson was practicing medical marijuana-related law before doing so was cool. And now, with the industry growing in Colorado like never before, he's expanding his operations by merging his practice with Kumin Sommers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Not-So-New Urbanism: Bradburn Village

    Church, steeple, but where are all the people at Bradburn? The Congress for the New Urbanism is holding its annual conference in Denver June 10-14, complete with bus tours of our most well-known new urbanist enclaves. But how do you judge walkable, neighborhood-based developments? Is it by the dive ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    A Run for the Border

    We spend a day on Denver's dividing line: Sheridan Boulevard.

  • News

    May 26, 2005

    Ticket to Ride

    Helmets off to the Westminster Skate Park.

  • News

    October 28, 2004

    Skate Nation

    Colorado's becoming a mecca for skateboarders. But for the best parks, you'd better head for the hills.

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Off Limits

    This place is a zoo!

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of August 3

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Iced Out

    The Denver Curling Club searches for respect after five years without a home.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Party Central

    Neighbors have reservations about a rowdy hotel bar.

  • News

    May 6, 1999
  • Calendar

    December 3, 1998
  • News

    September 24, 1998

    A Lot of Trouble

    Humboldt street residents don't want a Triton development on their block. Some uburbanites wish they didn't already live in one.

  • News

    September 4, 1997

    Reform School

    Westminster's novel campaign-finance rules aim at the politicians, not the donors.

  • News

    February 13, 1997

    Do Not Adjust Your Set

    TCI's plan to downgrade its upgrade gets a chilly reception.

  • News

    June 6, 1996

    Still Kicking

    Denver now has two pro soccer teams. What could possibly be the goal here?

  • News

    July 19, 1995

    ANOTHER ROW OVER PLUTONIUM

    A SPARKLING STANDLEY LAKE--AND A BOATLOAD OF PROTESTORS--GREET OLYMPIC FESTIVAL ATHLETES.

  • News

    June 14, 1995

    HOT PROPERTY

    WITH DEVELOPERS RUSHING IN, ROCKY FLATS ISN'T GROUND ZERO ANYMORE.

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