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Westminster clears controversial Uplands development proposal for “the Farm”

Three nights of fraught testimony ended early Tuesday with boos as the city council OK'd the Uplands development, which will bring 2,350 homes to an undeveloped corner of town.


Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas is running for sheriff

If elected, Thomas would have to leave her other elected office two years early

Politics and Government

Peak near Evergreen renamed Mestaa’ėhehe Mountain as slurs are stripped from Colorado landmarks

Federal naming board approves petition to rename mountain for Owl Woman


Two bystanders die after police chase stolen vehicle in Brighton

Nicholas Vilarina, 25, was arrested by police

Crime and Courts

Adams, Arapahoe counties to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department after Douglas County’s exit

Per its legal obligation, Adams County will remain a part of TCHD through December 2022


Student arrested at Arvada High School after police find pistol

The student, whose name was not released, was taken to a juvenile detention center and faces charges

Crime and Courts

Douglas County officially votes to form its own public health department

Action follows Tri-County Health Department's move to bar counties from opting out of school mask rules


Douglas County schools sticks with student mask mandate despite commissioners’ opt out

The opt-out vote left it up to the school district to decide whether to move forward with its new mark rule