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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

Jeffco Sheriff and partner organizations solve 38-year-old cold case

Thanks to advancements in technology in genealogical DNA matching, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has solved a cold case that was nearly four decades old. At a press conference on Sept. 10, … 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

The cycling situation in Lakewood

Gary Harty has been a champion for Lakewood’s cycling community. The long time Lakewood resident started the Lakewood Bicycle Advisory Team, a group promoting safe, efficient and equitable … more

Theatrical season gets underway with bright start

Over the years, Broadway shows have come to embrace all kinds of musical styles, but there are some that show up far less frequently than others. And among the rarest to make an appearance has to be … more

Jeffco Stadium celebrates 60th with old-school cross-town football rivalry

The stadium celebrated its opening 60 years ago with an old-school Jeffco rivalry. Friday night the lights shined yet again to begin another season as Bear Creek and Lakewood opened up the season at … more

Jeffco Stadium celebrates 60th with old-school cross-town football rivalry

The stadium celebrated its opening 60 years ago with an old-school Jeffco rivalry. Friday night the lights shined yet again to begin another season as Bear Creek and Lakewood opened up the season at … 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

Adaptive recreation offers options for wide range of participants

Just about five years ago, Dan Boozan, killing time after his shift, struck up a conversation with a bartender who encouraged him to take up rock climbing. Boozan’s response was automatic: “I … 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

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

Vicente Enrique Orozco formally charged with other death in Belmar stabbings

Vicente Enrique Orozco appeared in a Jefferson County court on Aug. 28 where he was formally charged with 17 counts, including two counts of first-degree murder relating to two stabbings that took … 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

Walmart parking lot shooting wounds one

Police believe an argument over a parking spot led to a shooting at a Lakewood Walmart. Officers were called at 9:32 p.m. on Aug. 25 to the Walmart at 440 Wadsworth Blvd. over a report of shots … 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

Festival Italiano goes zero waste

As September nears, so does Lakewood's Festival Italiano, an event that celebrates Italian culture through food, wine, entertainment, vendors and more. To make the taste of Italy event more … more
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