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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

Lakewood man found dead from multiple stab wounds

On the evening of July 6 at approximately 10:20 p.m., Agents with the Lakewood Police Department responded to reports of a deceased adult male in an apartment on the 8200 block of West 16th Ave. Upon … 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

Fourth of July in Lakewood

On July 4, the city of Lakewood hosted its Fourth of July celebration — Big Boom Bash! By Lakewood. Rain delayed some activities, but it didn't stop residents from enjoying children activities, … 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

Happy 50th, Lakewood

It's been 50 years since former Lakewood Mayor James Jeff “Jim” Richey, then chairman of the Citizens for Incorporation, famously drew boundaries for Lakewood on a pingpong table in his basement. … 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

'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 City Council looks at street lighting

Lakewood is considering using some of TABOR funds that voters passed last year to improve the city’s street and path lighting for safety. On June 3, Lakewood City Council discussed the possibility … 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

Lakewood Police still looking for two men who are accused of an attempted kidnapping

Lakewood Police is asking the community for help with identifying two suspects after an attempted abduction. On May 15, two male suspects in a white van pulled up to the Holiday Gardens Apartments at … 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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