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Jefferson County’s Action Center reaches $1 million goal

It hasn’t been an easy year for The Action Center, a human-services nonprofit in Lakewood that helps people in poverty: In December of last year its executive director resigned. And in June, … more

Letter to the editor: Celebrating American Indian heritage

During this month, our nation and the Lakewood Blue Spruce Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrate and recognize the accomplishments of the Native Americans who were the … more

Double impact — Emsbo twins making waves at college level

First-year Yale forward Camilla Emsbo was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week. Emsbo scored 15 points in the season opener and 21 in the second game, placing her third in the league with an 18.0 … more

Mathnasium brings Math Night to Green Gables Elementary

Mathnasium, which opened up its location in Lakewood earlier this year, brought Math Night to Green Gables Elementary School in Lakewood. Stations were spread throughout Green Gables Elementary … more

New esports arena set to open up in Lakewood

The esports, or competitive video gaming industry is starting to blow up all across the world. Celebrities like Drake and Michael Jordan have invested in the industry, and even owners of professional … more

Police agencies grant former police officer's wish

Joe Obechina stepped out of his house in Lakewood to a hero's welcome of police officers eagerly waiting for his appearance. Obechina, with a cane helping him stand, made his way through his driveway … more

Lakewood man sentenced to probation for child porn

Former Arvada firefighter Michael Gowey, 36, was sentenced Oct. 31 in Jefferson County District Court to six years sex offender intensive supervision probation. Gowey, a Lakewood resident, pleaded … more

Lakewood looks to ensure the integrity of its ballot process

Transparency and accountability are reasons why Lakewood City Council is considering making changes to its Campaign Finance Code. City council began the process back in February when it formed the … more

My Name Is... Tom Quinn of Lakewood

I’ve lived in Lakewood for 28 years. I came out to Colorado from Chicago, because I wanted to be near the mountains. While in Chicago I went to the Chicago-Kent College of Law, and I practiced law … more

Jeffco Eats Faces of Hunger and Poverty Fundraising Dinner

WHERE: 137 Union Blvd. at the Hampton Inn in Lakewood. WHEN: Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. COST: Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at jeffcoeats.org/November-10-faces-of-hunger-fundraiser/ more

White Fence Farm prepares to close at the end of the year

Multiple reports say White Fence Farm, which has been a staple in the Lakewood community for decades, is set to close its doors Dec. 30. Restaurant owner Craig Caldwell said in a statement that White … more

My name is... Jonathan Wachtel

Love for the outdoors I grew up in Illinois where my family owns a multi-generational surplus and camping outdoor store. It’s been in downtown Champaign, Illinois since 1947. I spent some time … more

Land near Dinosaur Ridge again on topic for county commissioners

Development of an area near Dinosaur Ridge moves forward. The Jefferson County commissioners approved a rezone request that will allow additional commercial uses to a parcel of land where medium … more

MTB Tigers take on the state

The Lakewood High School mountain bike team, which finished third overall in the North Division this year, had 14 of its 24 riders qualify for state, the team’s best finish ever. The state … more

Action Center to recieve much needed donations

Jefferson County’s Action Center in Lakewood has been trying to recover from what John Covert, the organization’s director of development, described as “a perfect storm.” The Action … more

Lakewood Police encourage dropping off unused medications

Looking to get rid of those unused pills and medications that have sat in the cabinet for months? Now is the opportunity to do so as the Lakewood Police Department is preparing for National … more

Don’t miss Women’s Health & Beauty Expo at Belmar Shopping District

Colorado Community Media is hosting the 2018 Women's Health and Beauty Expo presented by Aqua Spas on Oct. 20 at the Belmar Shopping District, 464 S. Teller St., Lakewood, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The … more

Belmar Elementary celebrates Walk to School Day

The weather was chilly, but Belmar Elementary students bundled up and gathered at Addenbrooke Park to walk to school together on Oct. 10 for Walk to School Day. October is Colorado Pedestrian Month, … more

Lakewood considering a licensing system for tobacco retailers

Tasmin Duncan has a front row seat to see how tobacco affects the lives of teen. Duncan, a student at Lakewood High School, says she sees students sneak into the bathroom to vape tobacco. She’ll … more

‘Uncanny Valley’ poses questions for audience

The best science fiction isn’t just concerned with cool technology and chilling or thrilling plot twists. It makes the audience consider the effects that science, technology and other futuristic … more
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