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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

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

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

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

Bear Creek High School's Class of 2018

The day was beautiful the morning of May 18, as the Bear Creek High School Class of 2018 celebrated their graduation at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Class Valedictorian Courtney Roush remarked that their … more

My Name Is: Dan Walters

About Me I grew up in Applewood and have been living in Lakewood since 1993. I went to Wheat Ridge High School and graduated in 1984. After that, I went to Metro State College and graduated with a … more

Dents still show on anniversary of major hail storm

A year ago, the most damaging hailstorm in state history struck the Denver metro area.   The western end of town, along the Colfax corridor seemed to received the worst of the damage, … more

Jeffco youth help inform county's efforts to become a community that cares

Youth today have a lot to deal with. They face the pressures of fitting in among their peers and the stressors of succeeding in academics and extracurricular activities. And all this at an age when … more

Homeless Coalition files suit to stop sale of 59 acres

The saga over the future of 59 acres near the Federal Center in Lakewood continues to develop, as the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless has filed a complaint in the US District Court of Colorado … more

Suspicious fire kills six horses

West Metro Fire and Rescue and Lakewood Police are investigating four suspicious fires in Lakewood that happened in the early morning of April 28 Firefighters were first called to the area of 4th … more

Town homes find a future in Lakewood’s east side

The west side of Lakewood is home to some of the city’s most beloved open spaces and views — places like Bear Creek Lake Park, Rooney Valley and Green Mountain. Which explains why talk of … more

My Name Is: Dave Adams

About Me I grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago. The village, Hazel Crest, was about 30 miles south of downtown. On a clear day, and there were not many back in the 60 and 70s, I could see … more

Colorado Mills continues work as year-anniversary of storm nears

It’s been almost a year since the hail storm that closed the Colorado Mills mall for six months and Brenda Cleary, director of marketing and business development at the mall, still isn’t entirely … more

Homelessness coalition fights denial of land use

Following the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) denial of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless plan to develop 59 acres near the Federal Center in Lakewood into a housing and … more

Heritage center plan options open for public view, feedback

A children’s play feature, expanded education, iconic entryway, gracious garden and improved visitor circulation are among the elements called for in Lakewood Heritage Center’s updated master … more

My Name Is: Wayne Wolf and Lizie Ketelhut

About Us Wayne: I am from Chicago and came here in 1982. I loved it up here and became a really good skier. I had a carpet cleaning business for 23 years up in Summit county. Lizie: We met in … more
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