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My name is... Christopher Arlen

I grew up in Ontario, California with a mother who was a nurse and a father who was an auto-shop teacher. He later became a minister and pastor. I joined the Army when I was 17. I remember I turned … more

Sikh Coalition calls for hate crime charges in Lakewood attack

The Sikh Coalition, which works to protect the constitutional right to practice faith, is calling on the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office to press hate crime charges after Lakhwant Singh, … more

'Talk about a project of the times': Artists decorate hand sanitizer stations throughout Belmar

After being stuck in her home for so long, Lakewood based artist Kaitlin Ziesmer said the opportunity to work on an outdoor public art project was a nice reason to get outside. Rather than working on … more

Lakewood Police ban carotid restraints

The Lakewood Police Department was born at a time of civil unrest in 1970. Civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in 1968. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which guaranteed equal … more

Juneteenth in Lakewood

Lakewood resident Mary Seibel was born in 1948 and fondly remembers Martin Luther King Jr.'s time on Earth. More recently, she watched the video of George Floyd's death, a 46-year-old black man … more

Changes on the way to Green Mountain High School

There have been a lot of bad things that have come out of the COVID-19 era, but at Green Mountain High School there is some silver lining. Renovations at the high school got off to a head start … more

Thousands raised for Lakewood nurse’s family

Since they met each other in a Denver neighborhood over 30 years ago, Tara Reichle and Sara Gallegos have been best friends. Gallegos would do generous things for Rehicle like throw her baby showers, … more

Hundreds turn out to honor longtime Westernaires volunteer

Brian Ball loved kids, and spent most of his adult life volunteering with Westernaires in Jefferson County precisely for that reason. On June 7, Ball’s family was able to see just how much they … more

Take to the water at Big Soda Lake

By all accounts the summer of 2020 will be a dry one, with city water parks and regional attractions like Water World remaining closed for the season. Fortunately, Lakewood’s Big Soda Lake in Bear … more

40 West Arts District returns

Craig Robb, an artist of Pirate: Contemporary Art in the 40 West Arts District, said he has started to notice anxiety in his work showing up —related to being isolated throughout the pandemic. Robb … more

Celebrating the class of 2020 from Lakewood High School

It wasn’t the ending to the senior year that they imagined at the beginning of the year, but Lakewood High School seniors got to say goodbye to their classmates and teachers. Students … more

Lakewood liquor store owner allegedly attacked

A Lakewood liquor store is trying to navigate through a pandemic and an alleged assault on the store’s owner. According to an affidavit from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, Singh … more

Lakewood nonprofit steps up to feed Ugandans

COVID-19 restrictions in Uganda have caused some of the country’s rural areas to struggle with access to food, according to Ugandan native Collines Angwech. While the country has only reported 126 … more

Lakewood City Council gives thumbs up to nonprofit grants

Lakewood has launched a $375,000 grant program to assist nonprofits serving city residents. The program, known as the COVID-19 Nonprofit Impact Grant program, was approved at a May 11 Lakewood City … more

Applewood neighborhood honors high school grads in parade

Before the pandemic, John Schreiner had thought a good portion of his spring would be spent on a baseball field in a Wheat Ridge Farmers uniform. He had looked forward to going to prom, spending the … more

From the mountains of Vail to audience’s homes

One of the most challenging things about attending the annual Vail Film Festival is spending your time inside a movie theater when you’re in such a beautiful mountain town. That won’t be a … more

Lakewood’s economic recovery task force launches

Tom Quinn says it will be key for businesses to adapt and be innovative during the COVID-19 era. He says restaurants are the best example of adapting to restrictions that have been placed like those … more

Band brings concert to senior home

Residents at the Avenida Senior Living Community in Lakewood can’t go to concerts right now — so The Westside Detours brought a concert to the senior living facility. The Westside Detours, a … more

Coroner's Office confirms Eric Pracht died from suicide

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has ruled that Eric Pracht died from suicide. Pracht's remains were discovered by a hiker on April 23 at a Green Mountain trail near the intersection of West … more

Mile Hi Church/Action Center team up

At a time when it was trying to restock its grocery shelves, the Action Center received at least four pallets of food donations. The donations came from community members as the human-services … more
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