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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

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

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

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

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

More apartments for the Green Mountain area

The national real estate company Wood Partners sees the 260-unit Alta Green Mountain apartment complex as high-quality housing that the Green Mountain area needs, but some residents say they can do … more

Mayors reflect on their time in office

In 2011, former Lakewood Mayor Bob Murphy was sitting in a ball room in Kansas City hoping to bring home the All-America City Award — an award that celebrates and recognizes efforts to bring … more

Lakewood recognized for 40 West ArtLine

If you talk to some Lakewood residents, they will reminisce about the glory days of West Colfax. Business was booming with motels, restaurants, entertainment spots and more, making the area the place … more
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