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My name is... Rita Summers

Homecoming I was raised in Green Mountain, and I graduated from Green Mountain High School. Since Sept. 4, I have been working as the Lakewood Cultural Center administrator. Before taking this job, I … more

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Alma mater days come to end for top player

I’ve never considered “old school” to be a derogatory term, especially since I’m more old-school than I sometimes want to admit. I do have a cell phone and know enough about computers, … more

‘Educating Rita’ gets smart treatment

Emily Van Fleet and John Hutton are very familiar with the words in the Arvada Center’s Black Box season-opener, “Educating Rita.” After all, they’re the only two people on the stage for the … more

Golden softball goes deep to defeat rival Wheat Ridge

GOLDEN — It was one step closer to a Class 4A Jeffco League softball title Sept. 29 for Golden. The Demons (14-6 record, 7-0 in league) not only won its 11th straight game, but stayed undefeated in … more

Green Mountain boys soccer knocks off the rust against Wheat Ridge

LAKEWOOD — It took a little bit, but Green Mountain’s boys soccer team was able to flip the switch in time at Lakewood Memorial Field on Sept. 24. Wheat Ridge, looking for its first win of the … more

Jeffco library foundation celebrates beer and books

For the second year in a row, the Jefferson County Library Foundation is celebrating beer and books. “We’re thrilled to be able to do this and raise money for the Jefferson County Library … more

Going hunting for haunting in the Denver area

On a late September day, Andrew Smith walked through a downtown Littleton shop unlike most on the block. Inside the Reinke Brothers costume, prop and Halloween store on Prince Street, bundles of … more

School, gym partnership helps build strong gymnasts

Taylor Burkhart, 16, wakes up at 5:30 a.m. each week day. He travels from his home in Morrison to 5280 Gymnastics in Wheat Ridge for his morning workout. He practices from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. before he … more

Brothers Redevelopment Inc. and volunteers team up to paint vulnerable resident's homes

Kathi Wright is a longtime Lakewood resident who has a deep care for her community and neighbors. Wright, a 71-year old woman, is the primary caregiver for her daughter Robyn, a 47-year-old woman who … more

Jeffco Adapted Athletics scores big on soccer day

High school athletics typically bring out the best of students — whether that be to teach teamwork, make friendships, or to learn leadership skills. They can also bring out competitive rivalries, … more

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when … more

Big inning lifts Golden over rival Wheat Ridge

WHEAT RIDGE — Golden senior Cassidy Paulson doesn’t fear facing softball rival Wheat Ridge. It was a scary start for the Demons’ four-year varsity pitcher against the Farmers. Paulson pitched … more

Honeyed words of wisdom at Wheat Ridge’s bee festival

Bees saved Ray Story’s life. Story had a major stroke, rendering him unable to walk or talk and was told he would never recover. So he took up beekeeping. “It would teach me to put the suit on, … more

LSO gets ready for a season ‘By the Book’

As a musical organization that has been in existence since 1977, it can be a challenge to put together a season that feels fresh every year. But that is a challenge Lakewood Symphony Orchestra Music … more

Barr Lake contains a deep history

The naturalist-minded resident, be they youth or adult, are fortunate to have a variety of natural venues in a short driving distance for virtually anywhere in the Metro Denver area. This column has … more

Tokyo Joe’s opens 50th restaurant

Tokyo Joe’s recently opened its 50th restaurant and its fourth in 2018. The Wheat Ridge opening was preceded by openings in Parker, Arvada, and Surprise, Arizona. “We opened the first Tokyo … more

My Name Is... Stacey Collis

A Lakewood Police Department veteran I was brought out to Colorado from Illinois for an internship with the Boulder Police Department. I majored in law enforcement administration at Western Illinois … more

Round pizza and roundhouses celebrated in Wheat Ridge

The city of Wheat Ridge, Wheat Ridge Business Association (WRBA), and the Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce recognized outstanding businesses in the community at the 15th Annual Business Appreciation … more

Lakewood's fight to end hunger

Seeing certain statistics about hunger issues in Jefferson County can make the heart ache. Like seeing how 30 percent of students enrolled in Jeffco Public Schools grades preschool through 12th are … more
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