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Butterfly Pavilion looks at survival tricks

When most people come across creatures like a spider or a centipede, they probably don’t pause to appreciate the tools that enabled these animals to survive for millions of years. But spend a … more

Denver-area opportunities to remember the fallen this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just one day a year, and as Louetta Smith, director of the annual Denver Memorial Day Tribute event, sees it, it’s not too much to ask to take a few minutes during the day to … more

A bevy of outdoor ways to start the summer

Memorial Day weekend provides a bounty of options for those looking to spend time outside. There’s something for all ages and interests, but one thing they all have in common is they get … more

Alameda graduates 70th senior class

For 70 years, Alameda International High School has celebrated the the graduation of students who would go on to positively impact the world. But according to teacher Erik Tucker, the class of 2018 … more

Great to be a Lakewood Tiger graduate

It was a rainy day for Lakewood High School's graduation ceremony at the CU Events Center on May 19, but the gray clouds and steady rain didn't do anything to damper the celebrations."Do not forget … more

Green Mountain's Ram Nation graduates 44th class

It was a mostly celebratory evening for Green Mountain High School's Ram Nation as it said goodbye its 233-student 2018 graduating class. But there's always a little sadness when students leave for … more

Kendrick Lakes neighbors concerned about cell tower near school

For many people, churches and their spires are a symbol of faith and protection for members of their congregation. But for Andrea Guajardo, a parent of a student at Kendrick Lakes Elementary School … more

WRHS STEM looks beyond the horizon as senior year ends

After four years in high school graduates come away with new skills, horizons to chase, and accomplishments to celebrate. Looking back at the end of Wheat Ridge High School’s STEM program fourth … 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

Early honors for honored veterans

The Senior Resource Center got an early start on celebrating Memorial Day this year, with a flag pinning ceremony of veteran residents on May 11.  "This is an opportunity for us to pause and reflect … more

Young actress isn’t just going through a stage

Not many people are lucky enough to know what they do with their lives by the time they reach important milestones like graduating from high school. So, I’m not sure if there’s a name for how … more

Breweries bring A-game to summer season

For many in Colorado, summer often means cold drinks in the outdoors. With more than 300 breweries in throughout the state — to say nothing of distilleries, cideries and wineries — the state is a … more

Glennon Heights marks 60 years with sock hop

In 1958, Jefferson County opened 18 new schools to keep up with the county’s booming population growth. One of those schools was Lakewood’s Glennon Heights Elementary School. And on May 3, 60 … more

My Name Is: Jan Fallon

About Me I’m a born “Michigander,” and grew up in the Detroit area. My husband and I moved out here in the 1990s so he could do his graduate studies at Colorado Christian University. My day job … more

City aims to address abandoned shopping carts

Over the years, plenty of jokes have been made about the proliferation of abandoned shopping carts turning up near some of Lakewood’s busiest corridors, like Colfax and West 13th Avenue. But to … more

Festival will be one for the books

Growing up, one of my favorite summer activities was finding some shade outside and spending the day with a good book or two. Somehow, somebody at the Arvada Center must have magically picked up on … 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

St. Anthony has strokes on the mind

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and Lakewood's St. Anthony Hospital kicked off the month by hosting its Stroke Aware Fair on May 4.  The event provided hospital staff and visitors the … more

West Metro chamber inducts 2018 hall of fame class

Leaders from all over Jefferson County gathered to honor five of their peers who have spent a lifetime giving back to the county and its residents at the West Metro Chamber’s fourth annual … more

Momentum moving forward on West Colfax

The fourth annual West Colfax Lately Luncheon, April 26, was an opportunity for the community to gather and honor all the achievements the district made over the past year, and the leaders who helped … more
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