Lakewood City Council approves new community projects

At Slater Elementary in Lakewood, more than 80 percent of the students are on a reduced lunch program. Andy Schrant, the school’s principal, said many of the students live in apartments, or housing …

Lakewood dental laboratory goes digital

Austin Heath says the work that Denver Dental Arts in Lakewood is doing as the future of the dental industry. He would know, too. Heath, a department manager at Denver Dental Arts, has worked at huge …

Cardiac program helps with quality and quantity of life

Toward the end of November, Lakewood resident Frank Albertson began to feel short of breath, tightness in his chest and a lack of energy. His wife urged him to visit a doctor, and he found out that …

Positivity with Devinny Elementary

Second and fifth graders at Devinny Elementary in Lakewood canvased the school’s surrounding neighborhood to deliver handcrafted messages for Valentine’s Day. The project was through the …

RTD looks at another service cut to end of W Line

At the end of the W Line, people have access to many vital resources — human services, the county commissioners’ offices, courts and licensures and permits, to name a few. “We have unique …

News

Englewood Walmart theft, assault spur search for suspect

A man is suspected in a theft and assault at the Walmart in Englewood, and two elderly bystanders sustained serious injuries as he attempted to leave the store, according to a news release from …

Life

Intriguing exhibitions coming to Denver Art Museum

In May, the Denver Art Museum will open an exhibit called “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America.” It will feature post-World War II architecture, design and graphics from the museum’s …

Sports

Girls hoops games give insight into playoffs

The final week of the regular season for girls basketball teams offered a preview of coming attractions, since the state playoffs for girls begin Feb. 19 and 22 (after the press deadline) with first- …

Voices
The experiment: February 17, 2019

Editorial cartoon for Feb. 21

Around the horn on recent news

In honor of the beginning of the Rockies’ Spring Training, with today’s column, I’m just going to go “around the horn.” First base: as a 28-year employee, and, before that, a 12-year …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting motivated when we have become demotivated

Here we are, several weeks into the New Year. But where exactly are we? Are we on track with our goals and resolutions? Are we still headed to the gym? Is our personal time being preserved? Have we …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

And now, in the great tradition of newspaper haiku contests

Maybe the time of the year, and a series of snows, contributed to the haiku contest’s success. Winter, someone said, “forms our character and brings out our best.” I hoped for a dozen entries. …

Letter to the editor: Lead on environment

I’m a health enthusiast, for both human health and the environment. In my opinion, the two are inextricably linked. I’m concerned because the most recent professional health advice from …
Editorial Cartoon

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