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Action Center breaks a record and piles in socks

The line of cars piled up outside The Action Center parking lot on Dec. 4, and it only grew throughout the afternoon. In those cars were residents who were in a gift giving mood, and it wasn't … more

The smell of the season at Benchmark

There are quite a few different approaches to take when it comes to Christmas plays, and Lakewood’s Benchmark Theatre decided to embrace the warmth and humor of the season with its regional … more

Breaking records at The Action Center

Thaddeus Stebens doesn’t want people to take little things in everyday life for granted. He is homeless, but primarily stays in the Westminster area where he does traffic control for a living. … more

After 70 plus years, Rockley Music Center to say goodbye to Lakewood

During the Rockley family's 70 plus years of operating the Rockley Music Center on West Colfax, adapting to the needs of the community has been vital. When Melvin and Mildred Rockley opened the … more

Find your Ballmer Peak in Lakewood

The “Ballmer Peak,” named after Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, claims there is a relationship between blood-alcohol levels and the improvement of cognitive ability. In Lakewood, the … more

Job fair this Thursday at Colorado Mills

With the holiday season approaching, Colorado Mills is looking to fill up to 250 full-time and part-time positions. On Oct. 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., multiple retailers at the mall will be … more

Gwyn Green’s legacy of social justice to be carried on by students

In the past year since Gwyn Green’s death, Golden residents approached Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan to ask her to come up with a way to memorialize the late state in one way or another. They had … more

Jeffco Adapted Athletics hosts soccer in Lakewood

Smiles were contagious at Trailblazer Stadium on Sept. 24 for Jefferson County students as they gathered to play soccer. The day was part of Jeffco School's Jeffco Adapted Athletics program. The … more

Effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen fails

An effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, has failed. Lakewood native and Republican Nancy Pallozzi propelled a petition to recall Pettersen over the summer. The … more

50th birthday party for the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s … more

Action Center announces reopening of Lakewood shelter

The past couple of years were testing times for The Action Center. Toward the end of 2017, The Action Center's Executive Director Mag Strittmatter resigned from her position that she held for over 15 … more

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes … more

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
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