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Judge shelves Colorado Coalition for the Homeless project proposal

The proposed Colorado Coalition for the Homeless project to develop 59 acres of land near the Federal Center in Lakewood into a facility to assist homeless people was swatted down by U.S. District … more

Celebrating Lakewood's 50th birthday at the Lakewood Heritage Center

The “Lakewood: A 20th Century Journey” exhibit is officially open to the public at the Lakewood Heritage Center. The exhibit displays the city's incorporation in 1969 as a way to celebrate … more

12 arrested for youth baseball fight

It was an ugly scene that made waves across the country, including on the Today Show, but Lakewood Police have cited 12 people in connection to a brawl at a youth baseball fight. The ages of those … more

Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative passes

After a long process, supporters of the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative have something to smile about. As of 7 p.m., the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative, known as Question 200, is … more

Women professional football league invades Golden

When women professional sports come to mind some may think of the WNBA, or the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team’s recent run. But on June 29 on a cloudy day in Golden, a form of women’s … more

Happy 50th, Lakewood

It's been 50 years since former Lakewood Mayor James Jeff “Jim” Richey, then chairman of the Citizens for Incorporation, famously drew boundaries for Lakewood on a pingpong table in his basement. … more

Reporter Stories: Growth Caps and other July fireworks

Join Community Editor Joseph Rios to discuss Lakewood's growth cap vote and Independence Day events across the Denver Metro area. more

Lakewood learns the future of its growth on July 2

John Henderson, who has lived in Lakewood for more than three years, points to the Alta Green Mountain apartment complex, set to open in August, when he talks about why he will vote for the hotly … more

My name is... George Wolfson

About me I came out here from New York City in 1996. I was living in an apartment along Depew Street when I first moved here. I remember three men knocking on my door, claiming they were my … more

Family Tree asks the community to count its comforts

Rich Karlis had just wrapped up his second season as a kicker for the Denver Broncos, and he was trying to figure out what to do with his free time. When he learned about Family Tree — a nonprofit … more

A fashion show for everyone

Teddy Polito loves fashion. He can pull off many different styles, but on June 8, he walked through the heart of Belmar decked out in cowboy boots and cowboy shirts — something he feels comfortable … more

Lakewood City Council looks at street lighting

Lakewood is considering using some of TABOR funds that voters passed last year to improve the city’s street and path lighting for safety. On June 3, Lakewood City Council discussed the possibility … more

A circus celebration in Lakewood

On June 8, Lakewood hosted its own circus in the 40 West Arts District. As part of the district’s first Friday, which is held the first Friday of each month, 40 West Arts District displayed its … more

The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship

On May 31, media were invited to photograph practice runs for the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship. The event took place June 1 at True Valley Motocross Park in Lakewood, near the C-470 and … more

Kendrick Lakes Elementary awaits for new school building

At Kendrick Lakes Elementary school in Lakewood, parents will rave about the school’s community. Last fall, the school was bestowed with the National Blue Ribbon award by the U.S. Department of … more

My name is... Jill Schroeder-Dom

About me I grew up in a musical household in Oklahoma. My mother was a church organist, and it was almost required for us to take piano lessons as a kid. It was something I wanted to do though. As I … more

Opposition says growth measure not wanted

After being first proposed in June 2017, the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative is now going to an election on July 2, there is at least one community group that is opposing its passage. Our … more

Growing pains in Lakewood

When the Beacon85 Apartments opened up along 85 S. Union Blvd., Lakewood resident Alan Heald’s frustration grew. Heald, who has lived in the city since 2007, said the apartment complex sits where … more

A resource for Spanish speakers in Jefferson County

Paulina Erices started working for Jefferson County Public Health a few years ago as a maternal child health specialist. Erices began to hear a common pattern with some of the Spanish speaking … more

Lakewood looks at short-term rentals

Lakewood resident Shanna Guy has used short-term rental services multiple times the past few years while traveling. She describes each of her stays as an “exceptional experience” where she met … more
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