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Lakewood man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of children

Michael Gowey, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of children before a Jefferson County judge July 26. Gowey was arrested on the charges filed by the First Judicial District in … more

Wildfires destroy homes in Colorado

A growing wildfire destroyed more than 100 homes in the Colorado mountains, while other blazes across the parched U.S. West kept hundreds of other homes under evacuation orders and derailed holiday … more

Wheat Ridge woman guilty of attempted murder

A Jefferson County jury deliberated for five hours June 20 before finding a Wheat Ridge woman guilty of attempting to murder her husband by setting the family car on fire while he was asleep inside. … more

Options abound for fireworks fun

Independence Day offers a wealth of options for those looking to see the night sky lit up with color and sound. One of the biggest celebrations has been held at Denver’s Civic Center Park for the … more

Suspicious fire kills six horses

West Metro Fire and Rescue and Lakewood Police are investigating four suspicious fires in Lakewood that happened in the early morning of April 28 Firefighters were first called to the area of 4th … more

Wildland firefighters thank MillerCoors for support

Doug Dunbar was a saxophonist. He was an honor student at Southern Oregon College. He was athletic — he especially enjoyed skiing and baseball. His favorite team was the Colorado Rockies. Dunbar … more

Arvada author honored for magazine article

An article written by Arvada author Carrie Seidel was named “best of issue” by the editorial, art and production staff at Highlights magazine. Published in December 2017, “Danger! Rescue on … more

Colorado could be in for worst fire season in years

Forecasts indicate Colorado could be in for its worst wildfire year since the historic fire seasons of 2012 and 2013, leading Gov. John Hickenlooper and fire officials to warn residents to do their … more

West Metro awarded Class 1 insurance status

West Metro Fire Rescue has been awarded a Class 1 ISO rating, the highest level recognized nationally by the Insurance Services Office. The rating is a gauge of a fire agency’s ability to serve its … more

Build it and burn it to learn it

At this point in their training, a group of firefighter recruits from across the Denver metro area have learned the basic skills. They’ve studied all about hose work, personal protective gear, … more

Wheat Ridge Apartment fire leaves resident dead

An apartment fire left one elderly man dead, March 2 in Wheat Ridge. West Metro Fire reports responding to a fire in the Vintage Place Apartments, 10700 West 38th Avenue, around 2:30 p.m. John … more

Globetrotting around the world

Whether you’re a basketball fan or not, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve encountered the Harlem Globetrotters at some point. The team has been entertaining basketball fans and wider … more
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