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4-H youths shine at Jeffco Fair & Festival

From cake decorating to raising chickens, Jefferson County’s 4-H youths work hard on their projects all year to showcase them annually at the Jeffco Fair & Festival. The 2019 fair was Aug. 9 to … more

Firefly Autism coming to Lakewood

Nicole Taylor was watching “Monsters, Inc.” three months ago with her three-year-old grandson, Bubba. He suffers from Autism, a developmental disorder that can impair the ability to communicate … more

Effort to recall Sen. Brittany Pettersen underway

Efforts to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, are moving forward after the Colorado Secretary of State's Office approved a petition to recall her on July 18. The petition, … more

Wide gammut of attractions at county fair and festival

A big band named Little Texas will be playing a headlining show at this year’s Jeffco Fair & Festival. Though all the band members live in the Nashville area, they make it out to Colorado about … more

Two drowning deaths in Jeffco over wet weekend

It was a deadly weekend for Jefferson County, with water runoff likely causing two deaths. Lakewood resident Jeannette Reynolds, 38, died over the weekend due to a possible drowning, according to the … more

Judge shelves Colorado Coalition for the Homeless project proposal

The proposed Colorado Coalition for the Homeless project to develop 59 acres of land near the Federal Center in Lakewood into a facility to assist homeless people was swatted down by U.S. District … more

“Rattler” racing series on a roll

The afternoon sun was hot, and the trails dusty as dozens of men and women gathered at the start line of the Rattler “Pure Venom” mountain bike race in Bear Creek Lake Park, on July 10. “My … more

Former Bridgeway director sentenced for sexually assaulting youth at the Lakewood group home

On June 24, William Wayne Sexton, former director of the Lakewood juvenile group home Bridgeway, was sentenced to 54 years to life in prison. Sexton, who served as director for Bridgeway between 2015 … more

Reporter Stories: Growth Caps and other July fireworks

Join Community Editor Joseph Rios to discuss Lakewood's growth cap vote and Independence Day events across the Denver Metro area. more

County considers sale of New York Building in Lakewood

The county could save about $7 million in capital funding over the next few years should it go forward with selling the New York Building in Lakewood to its current tenants. The building, which … more

'Bull in a China Shop' gives audiences a fast-paced 90 minutes

“Bull in a China Shop,” now playing at Benchmark Theatre in Lakewood, is ideally timed to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which assured women … more

Treasure hunting for great reads

All the smiles are wonderful. Whether it be an adult who found a book that completes a his or her collection by a certain author, or a little kid who can’t wait to take home their bag full books … more

Lakewood protests Alabama's new abortion law

On May 21, over 40 Lakewood residents gathered to protest Alabama's new abortion law. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey recently signed a law that makes performing an abortion a felony in almost all cases unless … more

Jeffco Eats looks for more donations to help feed children

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, some families face the fear of how they will feed their children. Often times, children receive two meals a day from school, but once the school year … more

Police officers do pushups for charity

On May 6, recruits from Jefferson County police departments came together to raise money for Make-A-Wish Colorado. Recruits did pushups to raise money for Make-A-Wish Colorado, an organization that … more

DA lays 40 charges on driver of deadly I-70 crash

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 24, the truck driver accused of causing the deadly I-70 crash, was charged with 40 counts on May 3, including four counts of vehicular homicide, six counts of … more

Teens empower the younger generation to become leaders

Elizabeth Crim and Kaylyn Buchanan have been friends since the second grade. The two, now juniors at Lakewood High School, got together for coffee last year and started talking about how women are … more

Archways to Opportunity leads to two McDonald’s employees finishing school

Kirsten Hanson never had the opportunity to experience what it felt like to be a high school graduate due to personal reasons. The 22-year-old has been a McDonald’s employee for the past five … more

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches … more

Serving Kids receives annual donation pledge from Lakewood Foothills Rotary Club

When longtime Jefferson County Public Schools volunteer Nancy Hoffmaster surveyed school principals in the district in 1996, she learned something troublesome — at least 500 children didn’t have … more
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