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”This is on behalf of all the survivors”

Cynthia Kornegey knows first-hand the many challenges faced by victims of domestic abuse. “When you are pregnant and you are pushed down the stairs, you don't know how to keep that secret in your … more

Stars rising in Lakewood talent show

One of the things so many have been yearning for during the last year is a sense of the familiar — the comfort of things that have been happening year after year and can be counted on to deliver … more

Fire forces evacuations of homes, golf courses

High winds and dry grass led to evacuations in and around Bear Creek Park in Lakewood on Feb. 7. Fire investigators with West Metro Fire aren't sure whether it was intentional, or accidental, but … more

Ten year sentence for Jeffco road rage

A Jeffco man was sentenced to 10 years behind bars for attempted murder stemming from two road rage incidents on Dec. 21, 2018.  Blaine Evans, 33, accused of opening fire on at least two vehicles … more

D’Evelyn band marches to a presidential beat

“When your country is so divided like this, it’s so nice to flip on a TV or stream a video and see bands and music and people coming together.” Wise words from D’Evelyn Jr/Sr High School … more

Fighting the good fight on Jeffco’s Mean Streets

He used to be a cowboy. In a different life. In a much different place. Cowboying is good work for someone who’s not a people person, he said, for the kind of person who prefers the company of … more

After brutal year, retailers brace for holiday season that will be anything but regular

In a typical year, the Red Wagon Gift and Garden shop in Golden kicks off the holiday shopping season by putting out hot cider, cookies and other treats to welcome customers for Small Business … more

Veterans Day gift to Green Mountain High School

A young masked trumpeter played and former brothers in arms silently looked on as Old Glory was raised under the blue Colorado sky. Members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1071, gathered at … more

Lakewood lore inspires author with Arvada roots

If you grew up in Lakewood in the late 1960s you might remember the tale of the Garage Gorilla. Legend has it, he prowled around neighborhoods in the fledgeling city, breaking into garages and lying … more

Thornton celebrates cultural art of Dia De Los Muertos

No matter what the holiday is, a common way for cultures and families to mark the occasion is through the arts — music, film and interactive options like pumpkin carving, tree decorating and even … more

Help for polio survivors facing new challenges

Polio. The mere mention of the word can conjure images of stricken children, sometimes with painful metal braces on their limbs. Or perhaps it evokes a terrifying contraption called an iron lung, … more

Spaceman Guitars flying high in Lakewood

On a stretch of West Colfax, nestled between a phone store and a Kava bar, is a little guitar shop that you may have never noticed. But if you love music, play guitar or simply want to while away … more

Late-game heroics give Green Mountain win over Northridge

LAKEWOOD — Prep football in Colorado is back. Thursday, Oct. 8, marked the opening day for Week 1 of the prep football season. Green Mountain — No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 3A preseason … more

Lakewood Symphony brings music to senior communities

The Lakewood Symphony, like many local musical groups, had to cancel the latter half of its 2019-2020 … more

Lakewood police establishing new diversion program

Say a man named Frank who is in possession of a small amount of heroin is arrested by Lakewood police for shoplifting and given a summons to appear in court after telling the officer he stole the … more

State senator delivers PPE to assisted living facilities in Lakewood

On Sept. 30, the office of state Sen. Brittany Pettersen dropped off 2,500 surgical masks and 240 protective gowns to Crossroads at Lakewood and Care and Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans. … more

Bringing help and humanity to the isolated in the Denver metro area

Volunteers bring food to those at highest COVID-19 risk. Just a short distance off West Colfax avenue in Lakewood — an area not always thought of for charity, kindness and the spirit of goodwill. … more

Lakewood road rage shooter sentenced to 14 years

Kile Joshua Chaca, 22, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Sept. 22, where he was sentenced to 14 years in prison for shooting a man in the parking lot of a Walmart in Lakewood. On … more

Two juveniles charged as adults in Walmart shooting

Two juveniles have been charged as adults in the August shooting deaths of two brothers in the parking lot of the Walmart at 7455 West Colfax Avenue. Michael Anthony Mendoza, 17, and Marqueil Deandre … more

A mother remembers her sons

Damian Wikoff was only 18 and his brother Dillon Wikoff was only 17, but the two brothers still strived to provide for their family. Damian worked at a Qdoba on West Colfax in Lakewood while Dillon … more
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