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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

12 arrested for youth baseball fight

It was an ugly scene that made waves across the country, including on the Today Show, but Lakewood Police have cited 12 people in connection to a brawl at a youth baseball fight. The ages of those … 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

A resource for Spanish speakers in Jefferson County

Paulina Erices started working for Jefferson County Public Health a few years ago as a maternal child health specialist. Erices began to hear a common pattern with some of the Spanish speaking … 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

Lakewood unable to end Columbine’s winning streak in 5A Jeffco

LAKEWOOD — Columbine’s girls soccer team didn’t mind having a game not decided by a single goal Monday, April 15. The Rebels — No. 6 in the latest CHSAANow.com Class 5A girls soccer rankings … more

W. Alameda Kiwanis Club gives donation for new natural playscape

On April 17, members of the W. Alameda Kiwanis Club gathered at Bear Creek Lake Park to present a $10,000 check donation to Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul. The money will be used to help build a natural … 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

Jeffco's champions in public health

Tears were shed, food was scarfed down and awards were received by those who gathered for Jefferson County Public Health’s annual event recognized those who are working to make Jefferson County a … more
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