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Police use of social media to deliver news concerns some experts

It opens with a warning: This video contains footage from real police body cameras. Viewer discretion is advised. Then, an introduction: "I would like you to hear from me, what happened,'' Douglas … more

Paul urges Lakewood to be bold in State of City

Mayor Adam Paul had one simple message for community leaders and residents alike during his third State of the city speech — be bold. “2019 will be Lakewood’s 50th anniversary. Let’s use this … more

More voices added to Lakewood's fed center property debate

Opinions are mixed, to put it lightly, about the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless plan to use 59 acres of undeveloped land near the Federal Center in Lakewood for housing and services for the … more

Elks celebrate 150 years of service

Everyone who is a member of Elks Lodge No. 1777, otherwise known as Lakewood’s Elks Lodge, has their own reason for being a member. Current exalted ruler — the term for the head of a lodge — … more

Residents loudly oppose homeless coalition's proposal

The first large-scale open meeting hosted by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless about its possible ownership of 59 undeveloped acres near the Federal Center in Lakewood on Feb. 8 at Alameda High … more

Gathering for Gumm, thousands honor fallen deputy

Adams County deputies were joined by law enforcement officers from across the state and thousands of well-wishers Feb. 2 to say goodbye to Sheriff’s Deputy Heath Gumm, a man described as a witty … more

Funeral services set as community grieves in wake of fatal shooting of deputy

The only thing that the Adams County Sheriff’s Department was saying officially about a Jan. 24 shooting in the 8700 block of Dawson Street was that one of their own, 31-year-old Deputy Heath Gumm, … more

Deputy killed in Thornton shooting

Law enforcement agencies continued to hunt Thursday morning for two suspects in the shooting death of an Adams County Deputy at about 7 p.m. Jan. 24. more

Removing Rooney renovation ribbon

Ward 4 councilmember David Skilling join Rooney Ranch Elementary leaders for the school’s playground renovation ribbon cutting on Jan. 8.  Students, faculty, local leaders and neighbors gathered … more

Development dominates Lakewood’s 2017

Looking back at 2017, its clear that all the top topics of discussion in Lakewood came from the same root — development and its role in the future of the city. From city council chambers and … more

2017 and on into 2018 -- let's be bold!

Greetings Lakewood! How time flies; yet another year is almost history. We are fortunate to live in a great community. As I reflect on the great honor I have to be your mayor, I have realized that we … more

Coalition submits plans for 59 acres at Fed Center

The fate of 59 undeveloped acres near the Federal Center in Lakewood is being considered by the Department of Health and Human Services after the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless submitted an … more

Budget shortfall shutters Arapahoe House

A growing substance abuse problem but a lack of money to combat it has caught up with Denver-area treatment program Arapahoe House, forcing it close effective Jan. 2. “It's less about Arapahoe … more

Jeffco Athlete Standout Performers: Week of Dec. 14

Manuel Perez, Bear CreekThe senior swished six-of-six 3-point attempts and scored 20 points in a 74-48 boys basketball win over Arapahoe on Dec. 8. Justus Aragon, Standley LakeThe junior figured … more

Woman accused of hitting cop with car suspected in rash of crimes

The woman accused of hitting a Littleton police officer with a stolen car in June had been arrested in connection with or suspected of crimes in three incidents earlier in the year, police and court … more

Marijuana money and education in Denver metro schools

Jefferson County Public Schools is hiring six more social-emotional counselors for 14 elementary schools. Douglas County School District has one additional school counselor at each of its nine middle … more

Colorado Mills reopens: ‘It feels like being home’

For Jim Hildenbrandt and Buck Harris, members of the former Mills Walkers, a group of senior citizens who walked the nearly mile-long paths of the mall since it opened in November 2002, the reopening … more

E-470 freezes toll rates for up to three years

A toll adjustment announced Nov. 9 by the E-470 Board of Directors would freeze toll rates for ExpressToll drivers through 2020. That means ExpressToll users driving the 47-mile roadway can lock in the rates they are paying today, according to the … more

West Line Village construction starts

On Oct. 19, City of Lakewood staff, elected officials, DIRC Homes and Trailbreak Partners, and more gathered at the future site of West Line Village, a transit-oriented-development on West 10th Avenue and Depew Street, for a groundbreaking. more

Teaching students how to cope socially, emotionally

Eighth-grader Morgan Fritzler is working to improve her self-awareness. “Sometimes, I have anxiety and perfectionist issues and I expect myself to get everything on the first try,” Fritzler, 12, said. “It makes me feel frustrated.” But … more
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