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Sale of school building spurs passion for neighborhood

To visit the Morse Park Neighborhood is to take a step back into Lakewood’s history. The homes in the area, south of West 26th Avenue and north of Colfax, between Kipling and Wadsworth, are smaller and practically burrow into the heavily treed …
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Recruit friends and family. Throw on a T-shirt, shorts and sandals. Grab a bite to eat and take a seat on the grass under the warm summer sun. It's the season of outdoor music concerts, and there is no shortage in the Denver metro area. “I just …
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Neither Joe Sleevi nor Donald Emmot spoke much about their time in the service during the Vietnam War to their families. There was the unwelcoming reception they received upon their return, as well as some unhappy memories. But, mainly, they just …
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On June 17, the Nebraska Chapter of Honor and Remember stopped at Lakewood High School to honor the memory of Marine Sgt. Fae V. Moore.  Moore, a Nebraska resident, was killed in the Battle of Tarawa at the age of 23. The battle was fought from …
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      Officials on June 28 announced the indictment of members of what's suspected to be the largest illegal pot-trafficking ring since marijuana was legalized in Colorado, unveiling an operation that …

    • Jeffco to keep fed grant programs

      A nearly seven hour meeting on June 27 concluded in a yes vote from all three Jefferson County commissioners to continue to accept federal money for affordable housing. The monies in consideration …

    • Month later, hailstorm still hurts

      Mike Pondell is number 59. The red number counter above the Wheat Ridge Building Permit Department desk has been stuck at 58 for more than an hour after a credit card machine broke down and brought the line to a halt. Pondell arrived at Wheat …

    • Community digs into history at Magic Mountain

      For two weeks, there’s been a lot of cheering at Magic Mountain. “I’m very interested in bringing archaeology to the public,” said Dr. Michele Koons, curator of archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. “And it’s exciting …

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      In an age when tablets, video games and fidget spinners consume the minds and habits of children nationwide, some experts are concerned children are spending too little time outdoors. And they warn of health and emotional problems when children …