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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

Lakewood High School's Class of 2019

Skyler McKinley flipped the script on commencement speeches. His address to the Lakewood High School graduating class of 2019 on Saturday, May 18, at the CU Event Center was titled “Succeed by … 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

Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative in spotlight at forum

Things are starting to heat up for the July 2 special election in Lakewood regarding the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative, a citizen-crafted proposal that would cap permits for new homes to 1 … 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

Man shot by Lakewood Police after refusing to drop large knife

At around 3:30 p.m. on April 29, Lakewood Police received a report of a man in the area of 4th and Harland with a very large knife. The caller reported that the man was threatening people and … 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

Lakewood unable to end Columbine’s winning streak in 5A Jeffco

LAKEWOOD — Columbine’s girls soccer team didn’t mind having a game not decided by a single goal Monday, April 15. The Rebels — No. 6 in the latest CHSAANow.com Class 5A girls soccer rankings … more

W. Alameda Kiwanis Club gives donation for new natural playscape

On April 17, members of the W. Alameda Kiwanis Club gathered at Bear Creek Lake Park to present a $10,000 check donation to Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul. The money will be used to help build a natural … more

Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative will finally go to voters

It’s finally happening. After first being proposed in June 2017, Lakewood residents will soon have the chance to decide if the Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative should be implemented. At an … 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
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