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To stay open, Jeffco breweries tap into community spirit

Colorado is home to more than 300 breweries, and while that makes the state sound like a paradise for aficionados of the drink, that means brewery businesses are facing more and more competition. … more

First Colorado case of tularemia in 2018 found in Jeffco

A rabbit found in the Golden/Lakewood area has died from tularemia, an uncommon, but serious, infectious disease, according to a news release from Jefferson County Public Health. This is the first … more

Jeffco Platoon reunites, 50 years later

It might have come nearly 50 years late, but about 25 surviving members of the Jefferson County Platoon finally received the welcome home they missed at the Lakewood Civic Center on June 30. “Vets … more

Making a splash at area’s parks and splash pads

There are about 97 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year, which means there's a good chance residents are going to need to find ways to beat the heat several times as the summer goes on. more

Options abound for fireworks fun

Independence Day offers a wealth of options for those looking to see the night sky lit up with color and sound. One of the biggest celebrations has been held at Denver’s Civic Center Park for the … more

Pulling into Hangar 101

Judging by the large Beechcraft 18 airplane in front of the newly opened Hangar 101 Billiards and Bowling in south Lakewood, one could be forgiven for thinking that owner Ami Benari is some kind of … more

Court rules against Coalition over 59 acres

The US District Court of Colorado ruled against the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless in its request for a Motion for a Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction to stop the public auction of 59 … more

My Name Is: Tiffany Stasny

About Me I’ve lived here for nearly 20 years but am from New Mexico originally. I studied mass communications at the University of New Mexico. I was working at Univision in Albuquerque and they had … more

Lakewood Cultural Center announces new season

Variety is the name of the game in the Lakewood Cultural Center’s newly announced LCC Presents 2018-2019 season. “We’re just a 320-seat theater, so every performance here is very intimate,” … more

Murals take daily life from dull to delightful

Local artist Chuck Parsons knows well how the metro area’s street art scene has grown and changed over the last more than 30 years, and well he should. He has been a part of it many times. … more

Starting a creative fire at Benchmark

Some of the most atmospheric stories ever told fall into the Gothic genre. Tales overflowing with darkness and character explorations that thrive on the eerie and supernatural. These stories had … more

A dino-mite saurian celebration

Saturday, June 16, saw perhaps the largest gathering of dinosaurs at Golden’s Dinosaur Ridge since the Cretaceous Period in an effort to set the Guinness World Record for “The Most People Dressed … more

St. Anthony celebrating number 125

St. Anthony Hospital marked 125 years of healing on June 9 with a massive party in its parking lot. Check out our photos of the event: more

Residents invited to help select details for Lakewood playground

Lakewood residents are invited to review proposed plans for the Ute Trail Park playground renovation,  then offer their feedback and help select the final details. Proposed improvements for the … more

Mental Health nonprofits go head-to-head in pitch competition

Six nonprofits battled it out Tuesday, June 5 at the Innovators Society Community Pitch Showdown in which following a “Shark Tank”-style pitch, audience members voted in real time to give away … more

LGBTQ rights supporters rally after Supreme Court decision

Members of the LGBTQ community and their allies — including Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper — took to the steps of the state Capitol in Denver on June 4 in a show of unity hours after the U.S. … more

After 36 years, Chad's closes doors

When Kendra Callahan, human resources director at Chad's Grill in Lakewood, sat down with owner Chad Hotchkiss in mid-May, she was sad but not surprised by the news he had to share. After 36 years … more

Brier announced as new Action Center executive director

When Mag Strittmatter announced in December that she would be stepping down from her role as executive director of The Action Center, there was no doubt it was going to take some special to fill her … more

Dancing to a new sense of place

Dance might not be the first medium people think of when they think of politics on the stage, but that’s not how the minds behind 3rd Law Dance/Theater think about things. The issues of migration, … more

Q&A with Kira Emsbo, Lakewood High School

I play on the varsity basketball team at Lakewood High School, where I am a captain and have been a starter all four years. Last year we were the state runner up, representing the best season in … more
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