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Lakewood City Council set to vote on tobacco ordinance

Last November, former Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order with the goal of decreasing the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products. The Behavior Risk Survey from the Centers for … more

No. 9 Ralston Valley survives Lakewood’s 3-point barrage

ARVADA — Lakewood and Ralston Valley showed Jan. 15 why their girls basketball teams are still to be reckoned with in the Class 5A Jeffco League. The Tigers and Mustangs have dominated 5A Jeffco … more

Good News Breakfast to honor unsung heroes

Ten “unsung heroes” who have significantly impacted the lives of Jefferson County residents will be honored at the 29th Good News Breakfast celebration in April. Nominations of individuals our … more

As shutdown continues, businesses feel the consequences

Editor’s Note: This story was filed for print on Jan. 21 as the federal shutdown continued. Nick’s Cafe has built a loyal following in Golden that included Elvis Presley who once flew his private … more

Nominees sought for Women’s Day awards

Know a Jefferson County woman who deserves recognition for her volunteer efforts, or an innovative woman who is a model for other women striving to make their dreams a reality in politics, government … more

Teenage girl dies after being hit by vehicle

A teenage girl was killed in the area of South Wadsworth Boulevard and West Virginia Avenue on Jan. 20 when she was struck by a vehicle. She was identified the next day as 13-year-old Angelina … more

Former Lakewood Police officer arrested again

For the second time in weeks former Lakewood Police officer Randall Shaun Butler has been arrested for an alleged sex assault. On Jan. 8, the Lakewood Police Department arrested Butler on suspicion … more

Word is, state is seeking premier poet

Poetry is one of mankind’s most important and diverse mediums. Poetry can be found in many of the most influential religious and historic works of civilizations the world over, and it has a power … more

Man connected to 1984 hammer murders may be extradited soon

Alex Christopher Ewing, a 58-year-old inmate in Nevada who is wanted in two deadly hammer attacks that occurred in 1984 in Aurora and Lakewood, lost an appeal of an extradition order. Nevada's … more

Items of White Fence Farm to be auctioned off

When White Fence Farm closed its doors for the final time on Dec. 30, it left behind more than a legacy of serving up its famous fried chicken. Pieces of White Fence Farm need to go, and soon, … more

White Fence Farm says goodbye one last time

Penelope Winston and her family have gone to dinner at White Fence Farm since she was born 24 years ago. And there is one memory in particular that Winston will hold close for the rest of her life: … more

Curtain Time: Stage shows abound around metro area

Start with our south suburban neighborhoods and consider driving north and west to Denver, Lakewood, Golden and Arvada; north and east to Aurora. There are stage productions for everyone Some … more

Council, community and police working hard to tackle issues

Wow, did 2018 move fast and what a year it has been! In my State of the City speech, I encouraged the community to be bold and you responded: city council and planning commission digging into … more

Lakewood councilman appointed to national committee

Jacob LaBure, a councilman from Lakewood, has been appointed to the National League of Cities 2019 Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations federal advocacy committee. The committee … more

Lakewood's most popular stories of 2018

The LakewoodSentinel.com website saw record-breaking traffic this year. Here are the top five web stories of the year. 1. Results of the 2018 general election for Jefferson county more

Here are some of the best things that happened to people in 2018

As the last days of 2018 approached, the Lakewood Sentinel wanted to focus on something positive. We canvased the streets of Belmar and we went to Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhood … more

Venture Martial Arts offers stranger danger classes in Lakewood

At the beginning of the year, Mike Houtz, a Lakewood resident, told Denver7 that a man pulled up to his 12-year-old son in a vehicle and tried to lure the boy into his car. The boy then ran off and … more

Judge dismisses case against Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative

After months of delays, the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative appears to be heading in the direction of Lakewood voters after it passed a recent legal challenge. Jefferson County Judge Diego Hunt … more

Local law enforcement officers receive award from District Attorney

Detective Bobby Brooks, of the Arvada Police Department, was named Investigator of the Year and Patrol Agent Jaime Cardenas, of the Lakewood Police Department, was named Patrol Officer of the Year by … more

Green Mountain Elementary School delivers ornaments

In the spirit of the holidays, first and second grade students delivered handcrafted gingerbread ornaments to houses near Green Mountain Elementary School in Lakewood. The students walked through the … more
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