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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

Starting a creative fire at Benchmark

Some of the most atmospheric stories ever told fall into the Gothic genre. Tales overflowing with darkness and character explorations that thrive on the eerie and supernatural. These stories had … more

A dino-mite saurian celebration

Saturday, June 16, saw perhaps the largest gathering of dinosaurs at Golden’s Dinosaur Ridge since the Cretaceous Period in an effort to set the Guinness World Record for “The Most People Dressed … more

St. Anthony celebrating number 125

St. Anthony Hospital marked 125 years of healing on June 9 with a massive party in its parking lot. Check out our photos of the event: 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

Lakewood honors sustainability leaders

Lakewood is heading into the summer months celebrating the very thing so many people are taking advantage of during their time off — the outdoors and the environment. The city announced its annual … more

Lakewood police seek information about homicide

Lakewood Police detectives continue to investigate a homicide that happened May 30 at approximately 5 p.m. in the 100 block of South Jay Street in Lakewood. The victim, 26-year-old Ivan … 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

Celebrating launch of 40 West ArtLine

The germ of the idea that turned into the 40 West ArtLine first came to West Colfax community leaders in 2012. On a sunny afternoon on June 1, 2018, those same leaders, plus a mob of volunteers, … 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

My Name Is: Nora Barpal

About Me I was born in Florida, then lived in Texas, and then moved to Colorado. In my free time Honestly, I mostly work in my free time. I work multiple jobs and pick up extra shifts. I love getting … 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

Arrest made in April arson that killed six horses

Lakewood and Denver police arrested Earnest Maynes, 37, at about 8:30 p.m. on May 27 in relation to four suspicious fires in Lakewood that happened in the early morning of April 28. Maynes was … more

Dancing to a new sense of place

Dance might not be the first medium people think of when they think of politics on the stage, but that’s not how the minds behind 3rd Law Dance/Theater think about things. The issues of migration, … 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

Q&A with Kira Emsbo, Lakewood High School

I play on the varsity basketball team at Lakewood High School, where I am a captain and have been a starter all four years. Last year we were the state runner up, representing the best season in … 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

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

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
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