For the first time, the Westminster Police Department has used the name of Vincent Neff, the sixteen-year-old student who set himself on fire in the Standley Lake High School cafeteria. The official revelation comes as a result of an extremely sad development: Nett has died from injuries sustained ... More >>
At 7:30 a.m. this morning, Standley Lake High in Westminster will open, but only for those students who left something behind or would like to speak to a counselor about the horrific events that closed the school yesterday. That's when a troubled sixteen-year-old reportedly drank a water bottle full ... More >>
On October 5, 2012, just shy of one year ago, Jessica Ridgeway, ten, disappeared from her Westminster neighborhood while walking to school. The following week, her "not intact" remains were found in an open space area -- and before the month was out, seventeen-year-old Austin Sigg was arrested for t ... More >>
In 2007, Seung-Hui Cho, a student at Virginia Tech, killed 32 people in one of the deadliest campus shootings in U.S. history. About 1,500 miles away, Ben Reed, a teacher at Standley Lake High School in Westiminster had seen enough. But little did he know what his search for a positive way to deal ... More >>
Update: Headlines noting that seventeen-year-old Austin Sigg has been charged as an adult in the kidnapping and killing of Jessica Ridgeway, a ten-year-old Westminster girl, are a bit redundant, since documents to that effect were filed last month; see previous coverage below. But his court visit ye ... More >>
According to a criminal complaint on view below in its entirety, Mitchell Kusick, a twenty year old Westminster man, had dreams of becoming the next famous Colorado killer, following in the footsteps of James Holmes, the accused Aurora theater shooter, and the students behind the Columbine High Scho ... More >>
The man who loves to hate: WBC pastor Fred Phelps.The infamous clan of gay-hating, anti-Semitic demonstrators of the Westboro Baptist Church kept its promise to harass schools in Boulder Thursday -- an almost rare follow through for the group that appears to have found their obnoxious presenc ... More >>
I'm pretty sure the folks at the WBC would not appreciate the craftsmanship of my kippah.Each week we spotlight one massive shmuck. This week: the Westboro Baptist Church. The hate-spewing goofballs from Westboro Baptist Church, long known for their enthusiastic protestation of all things ga ... More >>
WBC pastor Fred Phelps is a radical homophobe with a penchant for flakiness. Last week, we broke the news that the infamously hateful Westboro Baptist Church has announced a three-day-long protest at fifteen Denver metro locations, including events at area high schools during school hours. An ... More >>
Westboro Baptist Church Pastor Fred Phelps and his gang are coming to spread the message that God hates school?The infamous anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church -- which is currently making headlines for its claim that God was responsible for a mine explosion this week in West Virginia that kille ... More >>
There won't be food at the Empty Bowls Project open house rescheduled (because of snow) for Monday, November 2, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. But you won't come away empty-handed. That's because students from Betty Adams Elementary, Lukas Elementary, Meiklejohn Elementary, Ryan Elementary, Semper Elem ... More >>
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