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Fireworks return to Lakewood with a Big Boom Bash

After a seven year drought, fireworks returned to Lakewood at its very first Big Boom Bash, held on July 4 at the Jeffco Stadium. The event included children’s activities and games, a community … more

To stay open, Jeffco breweries tap into community spirit

Colorado is home to more than 300 breweries, and while that makes the state sound like a paradise for aficionados of the drink, that means brewery businesses are facing more and more competition. … more

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

Jeffco Platoon reunites, 50 years later

It might have come nearly 50 years late, but about 25 surviving members of the Jefferson County Platoon finally received the welcome home they missed at the Lakewood Civic Center on June 30. “Vets … more

Lakewood landowner puts extra space to work

Lakewood resident Kathy Moore is one of the many people in Jefferson County fortunate enough to have large lots of land as part of their property. But earlier this year she found herself between jobs … more

Making a splash at area’s parks and splash pads

There are about 97 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year, which means there's a good chance residents are going to need to find ways to beat the heat several times as the summer goes on. more

Options abound for fireworks fun

Independence Day offers a wealth of options for those looking to see the night sky lit up with color and sound. One of the biggest celebrations has been held at Denver’s Civic Center Park for the … more

Pulling into Hangar 101

Judging by the large Beechcraft 18 airplane in front of the newly opened Hangar 101 Billiards and Bowling in south Lakewood, one could be forgiven for thinking that owner Ami Benari is some kind of … 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

My Name Is: Tiffany Stasny

About Me I’ve lived here for nearly 20 years but am from New Mexico originally. I studied mass communications at the University of New Mexico. I was working at Univision in Albuquerque and they had … more

Lakewood Cultural Center announces new season

Variety is the name of the game in the Lakewood Cultural Center’s newly announced LCC Presents 2018-2019 season. “We’re just a 320-seat theater, so every performance here is very intimate,” … 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

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
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