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Effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen fails

An effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, has failed. Lakewood native and Republican Nancy Pallozzi propelled a petition to recall Pettersen over the summer. The … more

50th birthday party for the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s … more

Action Center announces reopening of Lakewood shelter

The past couple of years were testing times for The Action Center. Toward the end of 2017, The Action Center's Executive Director Mag Strittmatter resigned from her position that she held for over 15 … more

Five things to know about Cider Days

The air is beginning to feel a bit crisper in the morning, leaves are changing and the football season just kicked off — all indications that fall is nearing. But in Lakewood, an annual event that … more

60 years of Jeffco Stadium

Jeffco Stadium will hold a special place in Lakewood High School’s Dylan Ladd’s memories when he looks back on his high school days. Ladd, a senior running back and kicker for the LHS football … more

9/11 remembered at Colorado Memorial Stair Climb

When the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York happened on September 11, 2001, West Metro Fire firefighter Brad Harmon was sitting in a classroom for paramedics school. He was sent … more

Effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen fails

An effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, has failed. Lakewood native and Republican Nancy Pallozzi propelled a petition to recall Pettersen over the summer, saying … more

Lakewood says no to Schnell farm development

The Schnell farm has resided at 3113 S. Wadsworth Blvd. in Lakewood since 1888 and has held a place on the National Register of Historic Places since 1997. The farm used to be 20 acres, but once … more

Honoring Lakewood's James E. Harrison

On Aug. 26, Lakewood residents and the family of James E. Harrison gathered at 544 S. Simms St. for the renaming of the former South Simms Street Park. The park will now be called James E. Harrison … more

Green Mountain Football ignores early praise, despite high ranking

There’s a message around Green Mountain High School Football that Head Coach Jesse German wants to hammer home to his players — don’t eat the cheese. He tells his players people can be patting … more

Party on the Plaza in Lakewood

Residents from all over the Denver metro area showed out Aug. 23 for Lakewood’s Party on the Plaza. The event was a free birthday party to celebrate the city’s 50th anniversary at Civic Center … more

Lakewood’s historic Hospice of Saint John to become Eiber Village

For over 30 years, all sorts of people walked through the doors of Lakewood’s Hospice of Saint John seeking medical attention. The hospice was designated a historic site last July after a … more

LHS parking is still in a tight spot

It’s a situation as messy as the traffic when you’re leaving Lakewood High School’s parking lot on a weekday afternoon. Despite years of meetings, mediation sessions and Lakewood City Council … more

Lakewood City Council questions what blighted is

At an Aug. 26 Lakewood City Council study session over implementing the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative, Lakewood Economic Director Robert Smith showed a map of areas in the city that could … more

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes … more

Bond improvments and a new school year at Patterson International

There was a feeling of excitement at Lakewood's Patterson International, a kindergarten through sixth grade school, as students began to pack the school's blacktop awaiting their first day back to … more

Stabbings leave two dead

After midnight this morning, Lakewood Police received a call about a reported stabbing near the Lakewood Heritage Center, located at 801 S. Yarrow St. Lakewood police spokesman John Romero said … more

National Night Out in Lakewood

Lakewood residents packed the square in Belmar to meet with Lakewood Police agents. The night, filled with food, prizes and more, is designed to promote community and police partnerships along with … more

Dino’s Italian Food to say goodbye to Lakewood Sept. 30

The sweet scent of fresh, homemade Italian food that emanates from the Dino’s Italian Food parking lot will be leaving Lakewood after 58 years. Judy Duren has been around the restaurant, named … more

Celebrating 50 years of the Action Center

There’s a story John Covert, director of development for the Action Center, likes to tell when he’s giving tours of the resource center about Larry, a US veteran. Larry did two tours of duty, and … more
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