Keyword: Lakewood
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Firefly Autism not just for children

Firefly Autism, a Lakewood-based organization that’s been helping those diagnosed with autism for more than 20 years, is seeing new programs and possibilities emerge as COVID finally starts to … more

Lakewood family creates new board game

What does a family do when a global pandemic hits, leaving countless hours to fill and three children to keep entertained? If the family in question is the Goekes of Lakewood, they invent their own … more

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

Colorado Mills making a post-pandemic comeback

After a year in which even the act of shopping was beset with precautions and anxiety, those who visited Colorado Mills mall on the last Friday in May and first in June found a scene that was … more

Ralston Valley wins a close one

The Ralston Valley Mustangs led most of the league game against home team Lakewood on June 5, but a three-run seventh inning by the Tigers suddenly tied things up to force an eigth inning. In the … more

Perlmutter attends Lakewood vaccine event

It’s Tuesday morning, and drivers once again are lined up in an RTD parking garage near Wadsworth and Colfax to receive a COVID vaccination. Among Stride Community Health staffers, EMTs giving … more

Count on CJRO bringing the joy to Lakewood

If you ask most musicians, there's a unique thrill and community that comes with performing live. But it is difficult to imagine how much greater that feeling is when it has been more than a year … more

Ghost bike memorial for champion road racer

Mourners, teammates and friends gathered in Green Mountain, May 18, to grieve, share memories and pay tribute to cyclist Gwen Inglis, who was killed two days earlier in a collision with an … more

From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer … more

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. … more

A journey of the self at K Contemporary gallery

Understanding oneself is the work of a lifetime — a subject that has been the focus of centuries of artwork. That includes “Birth of Self and the Complexity of Ego,” Viktor Frešo's new exhibit … more

Fox Hollow fire aftermath

The Fox Hollow grass fire that broke out on the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 7 was no small affair. According to Kit Newland, Lakewood’s Community Resource Director, the fire scorched 535 acres.  … more

A very 2021 spring season at the Arvada Center

As the first-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdowns across the metro area nears, theaters continue to lead the way when it comes to connecting and entertaining audiences in innovative new ways. … more

Region's largest family justice center now serving abuse victims in Jeffco

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

Homeless in Jeffco: One day on the streets

Every year in January, a small army of volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the nation and conduct a point-in-time … more
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