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My first concert was Tom Petty at Fiddler’s Green in 1990 when I was 5 years old. At that age I don’t remember much, except how I felt when he played “Free Fallin’.” Hearing everyone singing along in unison showed me how music could bring … more
Five months after a major hail storm shattered skylights and triggered severe flooding of its interior, Colorado Mills is now approaching a reopen date. Simon Property Group, the owner of Colorado Mills, released a statement on Oct. 9 saying the … more
There are a lot of challenges that come from being one of the oldest cities in the Denver metro region. Not oldest in the sense of been around the longest, but one with the oldest population. A population that is growing. According to … more
Eight children wearing oversized blue Jeffco Boys & Girls Club T-shirts greeted guests as they walked through the doors of the Lakewood Country Club on Sept. 28. “Welcome, and thanks for coming,” they said to each of the 100 attendees. The … more
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has found that the undeveloped 59 acres near the Federal Center in Lakewood are suitable for use by homeless organizations. On Sept. 25, HUD released a letter announcing the … more
About me I moved into my little Lakewood home when I was three days old. I attended South Alameda Elementary (now Deane Elementary), Alameda Jr. High (now Gold Crown Foundation), and Alameda High School (now Alameda International Jr/Sr. … more
Mary Ann Parker can’t talk about her apartment search without crying. The 58-year-old on disability rents a room in a house in Commerce City for $750 a month, which eats up most of her $840 a month disability check. She longs to live closer to … more
What a difference a year makes. Just ask the six organizations that a year ago received a share of $500,000 in grants from the Community First Foundation in its first Innovators Society Pitch Showdown. In the ensuing 12 months, Project Helping … more
Nerves were high, but so was musicality as 15 Jefferson County high school marching bands took the field for their first performance of the season at the Jeffco Marching Band Festival held Sept. 19 … more
Brady High School student Melody Soto wasn’t sure what to expect the first time she met with her mentor, Ashley Becker. “I thought I could only talk about certain things and had to be a certain way,” said Soto, who aims to graduate from … more
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