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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

“Rattler” racing series on a roll

The afternoon sun was hot, and the trails dusty as dozens of men and women gathered at the start line of the Rattler “Pure Venom” mountain bike race in Bear Creek Lake Park, on July 10. “My … more

Civility seems to be sorely lacking

My, my, aren’t we proud? Once upon a time, I thought it would be a really great thing to be on the national news. It seemed like, you know, that meant you were famous and good things would come … 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

Lakewood selected as finalist for resident engagement award

The creation of Lakewood’s Sustainable Neighborhoods Program in 2012 was a success from the get go. The resident-driven program that gives Lakewood citizens a chance to be active in making the city … 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

Sen. Gardner visits Lakewood as part of home-state visit

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner visited with Lakewood small business owners and with members of the West Metro Fire Department on June 29. The visit was the most recent in a series of community stops the … more

Former Bridgeway director sentenced for sexually assaulting youth at the Lakewood group home

On June 24, William Wayne Sexton, former director of the Lakewood juvenile group home Bridgeway, was sentenced to 54 years to life in prison. Sexton, who served as director for Bridgeway between 2015 … 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

County considers sale of New York Building in Lakewood

The county could save about $7 million in capital funding over the next few years should it go forward with selling the New York Building in Lakewood to its current tenants. The building, which … 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

‘Play of Light’ art exhibition speaks to rhythms, harmonies

Artist Jane Guthridge will exhibit her artworks large and small in the gallery at Littleton Museum from June 28 to Aug. 25. “Play of Light: Works by Jane Guthridge” will include large … more

Offering a helping hand

Residents at the Village at Belmar presented more than $3,000 in check donations to three groups on June 12. The groups who received donations include West Metro Fire, The Action Center and Alpine … 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

Area Walmart, Sam’s stores kick off fundraising

All Denver Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs have kicked off their Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising campaign to help treat local children who are sick or injured. All money raised … more

'Bull in a China Shop' gives audiences a fast-paced 90 minutes

“Bull in a China Shop,” now playing at Benchmark Theatre in Lakewood, is ideally timed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which assured women … more

Lakewood baker Jack Phillips again being sued

Autumn Scardina, an attorney from Arvada, is not ready to walk away from her case against Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood. Scardina's attorneys formally filed a complaint … more

New book honors Lakewood citizens who created Belmar Park

A new book released by area journalist Stuart MacPhail highlights the “David vs. Goliath” struggle that Lakewood citizens endured and won to save a large portion of the former May Bonfils Estate … 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
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