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Lakewood to reopen Quail Street Recycling Center

After being closed for longer than four months due to the pandemic, Lakewood's Quail Street Recycling Center at 1068 Quail St. is nearly ready to reopen. The city announced in a release that it will … more

My name is... Christopher Arlen

I grew up in Ontario, California with a mother who was a nurse and a father who was an auto-shop teacher. He later became a minister and pastor. I joined the Army when I was 17. I remember I turned … more

Lakewood protesters rally for Elijah McClain

For the seventh time since May, there was a protest in Lakewood against systemic racism and police brutality. But instead of George Floyd being the name in use at a June 30 protest, a different name … more

Sikh Coalition calls for hate crime charges in Lakewood attack

The Sikh Coalition, which works to protect the constitutional right to practice faith, is calling on the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office to press hate crime charges after Lakhwant Singh, … more

'Talk about a project of the times': Artists decorate hand sanitizer stations throughout Belmar

After being stuck in her home for so long, Lakewood based artist Kaitlin Ziesmer said the opportunity to work on an outdoor public art project was a nice reason to get outside. Rather than working on … more

Lakewood Police ban carotid restraints

The Lakewood Police Department was born at a time of civil unrest in 1970. Civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in 1968. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which guaranteed equal … more

Putting grant money to use

Tyler Stratton says he is rebuilding his life at JUUST Living, a nonprofit sober living facility in Lakewood for healing and recovery from addictions. Stratton recently lost his technology company … more

Lakewood's Cider Days will not happen this year

For the first time in its history, Cider Days, Lakewood's signature event, won't take place this fall. City officials blamed issues pertaining to COVID-19 for the event's cancellation including the … more

Juneteenth in Lakewood

Lakewood resident Mary Seibel was born in 1948 and fondly remembers Martin Luther King Jr.'s time on Earth. More recently, she watched the video of George Floyd's death, a 46-year-old black man … more

Green Mountain protest to support racial justice

There was a protest at the corner of Alameda Parkway and Jewell Avenue on the afternoon of June 11. But it was also an opportunity for Lakewood parents to talk to their children about some difficult … more

Changes on the way to Green Mountain High School

There have been a lot of bad things that have come out of the COVID-19 era, but at Green Mountain High School there is some silver lining. Renovations at the high school got off to a head start … more

Thousands raised for Lakewood nurse’s family

Since they met each other in a Denver neighborhood over 30 years ago, Tara Reichle and Sara Gallegos have been best friends. Gallegos would do generous things for Rehicle like throw her baby showers, … more

Hundreds turn out to honor longtime Westernaires volunteer

Brian Ball loved kids, and spent most of his adult life volunteering with Westernaires in Jefferson County precisely for that reason. On June 7, Ball’s family was able to see just how much they … more

Lakewood restaurants given green-light for dine-in services

Chad Hotchkiss, owner of the Lakewood Mexican restaurant Jose O'Shea's, has been getting phone calls from customers asking when the restaurant will reopen. A caller asked if Jose O'Shea's would … more

Celebrating the class of 2020 from Lakewood High School

It wasn’t the ending to the senior year that they imagined at the beginning of the year, but Lakewood High School seniors got to say goodbye to their classmates and teachers. Students gathered at … more

40 West Arts District returns

Craig Robb, an artist of Pirate: Contemporary Art in the 40 West Arts District, said he has started to notice anxiety in his work showing up —related to being isolated throughout the pandemic. Robb … more

It will be a different looking summer in Lakewood this year

It will be a summer in Lakewood without outdoor pools and popular community events like the Big Boom Bash — a Fourth of July celebration that draws hundreds of residents each year to enjoy … more

Celebrating the class of 2020 from Lakewood High School

It wasn’t the ending to the senior year that they imagined at the beginning of the year, but Lakewood High School seniors got to say goodbye to their classmates and teachers. Students … more

Lakewood liquor store owner allegedly attacked

A Lakewood liquor store is trying to navigate through a pandemic and an alleged assault on the store’s owner. According to an affidavit from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office, Singh … more

Lakewood nonprofit steps up to feed Ugandans

COVID-19 restrictions in Uganda have caused some of the country’s rural areas to struggle with access to food, according to Ugandan native Collines Angwech. While the country has only reported 126 … more
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