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Doctors, nurses ask Jefferson County officials to take action on leaded aviation gas at Rocky Mountain airport

By Luke Zarzecki, The Westminster Window A group of doctors sent Jefferson County commissioners a letter and a petition signed by 35 health care professionals asking the elected officials to act on leaded fuel at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport.  The call to action comes as RMMA ranks 63rd on the top 100 lead-emitting airports […]

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Westminster clears controversial Uplands development proposal for “the Farm”

By Luke Zarzecki, The Westminster Window After three long nights of debate and testimony, the Westminster City Council voted 5-2 to approve the controversial plan to convert a large swath of farmland into the 2,350-home Uplands development. Councilors voted at the end of their Monday meeting, which ran until almost 1 a.m. Tuesday and was […]

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Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas is running for sheriff

By Elliott Wenzler, Douglas County News-Press In a move that could shake up Douglas County’s political leadership, county Commissioner Lora Thomas announced Friday that she will run for sheriff in 2022. If the Republican’s bid is successful, she would be required to resign from her current position in county government about two years early and […]