Keyword: Lakewood
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My name is... Barbara Martin

About me My two kids graduated from Lakewood High School. This has been our home for 46 years. I've always seen Lakewood as a progressive city, and things just work out here. It's a good place. I … more

D'Evelyn's Class of 2019

On May 18, the 2019 graduates of D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High School joined together at Denver's Ellie Caulkins Opera House to celebrate a job well done. The graduation ceremony's lineup included … more

Alameda honors the Class of 2019

Hundreds spent the evening of May 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House watching Alameda International's seventy-first commencement ceremony, which included a choir performance, a band performance and … more

Jeffco Eats looks for more donations to help feed children

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, some families face the fear of how they will feed their children. Often times, children receive two meals a day from school, but once the school year … more

Police officers do pushups for charity

On May 6, recruits from Jefferson County police departments came together to raise money for Make-A-Wish Colorado. Recruits did pushups to raise money for Make-A-Wish Colorado, an organization that … more

DA lays 40 charges on driver of deadly I-70 crash

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 24, the truck driver accused of causing the deadly I-70 crash, was charged with 40 counts on May 3, including four counts of vehicular homicide, six counts of … more

Teens empower the younger generation to become leaders

Elizabeth Crim and Kaylyn Buchanan have been friends since the second grade. The two, now juniors at Lakewood High School, got together for coffee last year and started talking about how women are … more

School’s Styrofoam Stoppers accomplish their mission

Ask Christopher Sorency’s fifth grade class at South Lakewood Elementary School about Styrofoam, and you’ll see their expertise on display. The fifth grade “Styrofoam Stoppers” class will … more

Mock accident scene at Green Mountain sends clear message

Members of the Lakewood Police Department, West Metro Fire, St. Anthony's Hospital and the Jefferson County Public School District held a mock accident scene at Green Mountain High School on April … more

I-70 open again after fatal crash

A major vehicle crash on eastbound I-70 near the Denver West exit resulted in multiple deaths, and caused a fire that closed the freeway in both directions the afternoon of April 25 at about 4:50 p.m.  more

Archways to Opportunity leads to two McDonald’s employees finishing school

Kirsten Hanson never had the opportunity to experience what it felt like to be a high school graduate due to personal reasons. The 22-year-old has been a McDonald’s employee for the past five … more

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches … more

My Name Is... Tabetha Landt

About me I moved here when I was only 6 years old from New York. Art didn’t really interest me when I was a child, and I didn’t start painting until I was 30. My sister died in a car crash, and … more

Serving Kids receives annual donation pledge from Lakewood Foothills Rotary Club

When longtime Jefferson County Public Schools volunteer Nancy Hoffmaster surveyed school principals in the district in 1996, she learned something troublesome — at least 500 children didn’t have … more

Jeffco's champions in public health

Tears were shed, food was scarfed down and awards were received by those who gathered for Jefferson County Public Health’s annual event recognized those who are working to make Jefferson County a … more

My name is... Brittany Sliter

I was diagnosed with colon cancer when I was only 23. At the time, I was living in New York City with my husband. I moved out here in 2015 with my husband for the lifestyle. After my cancer … more

Tom Hancock was standout football coach for Lakewood

Tom Hancock kept it simple and established one of Colorado’s top high school football powerhouse programs at Lakewood during the 1950s and 1960s. Hancock, a teacher, coach and director of physical … more

Baking a chocolate cake Belmar style

The Village at Belmar periodically holds cooking classes for its residents, taught by Dave Bolden, the community’s executive chef. On March 26, Bolden demonstrated how to bake a flourless chocolate … more

Woman turns herself in after hit-and-run incident

Joy Lynn Manzanares turned herself in to Lakewood police March 27 on suspicion of failure to remain at a scene of an accident involving death or personal injuries, the Lakewood Police Department said … more

MEETloaf meetup in Lakewood

“Look mom, no politics! Just loaves, pies, food music, nice people, and fun!” That’s the mantra for the second annual MEETloaf cooking competition that took place on March 30 at Holy Shepherd … more
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