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Bear Creek High School's class of 2020 celebrated

At the beginning of their senior year, Bear Creek High School's class of 2020 didn't imagine they would have to wear masks at their graduation. They didn't imagine they would have a graduation … more

Inside a deadly outbreak: ‘Everyone was scared’

Jane Runge has always dressed up for her job as an administrator at the Mountain Vista Senior Living Community in Wheat Ridge. But when the COVID-19 crisis arrived, she started wearing scrubs … more

Jeffco student Instagram page chronicles bullying, discrimination and more

Lakewood High School senior Joshua Lujan identifies himself as queer and said he has experienced homophobia since he was in elementary school. Lujan, who previously attended South Lakewood Elementary … more

Sikh Coalition calls for hate crime charges in Lakewood attack

The Sikh Coalition, which works to protect the constitutional right to practice faith, is calling on the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office to press hate crime charges after Lakhwant Singh, … more

'Talk about a project of the times': Artists decorate hand sanitizer stations throughout Belmar

After being stuck in her home for so long, Lakewood based artist Kaitlin Ziesmer said the opportunity to work on an outdoor public art project was a nice reason to get outside. Rather than working on … more

Lakewood Police ban carotid restraints

The Lakewood Police Department was born at a time of civil unrest in 1970. Civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in 1968. The Civil Rights Act of 1964, which guaranteed equal … more

Putting grant money to use

Tyler Stratton says he is rebuilding his life at JUUST Living, a nonprofit sober living facility in Lakewood for healing and recovery from addictions. Stratton recently lost his technology company … more

Juneteenth in Lakewood

Lakewood resident Mary Seibel was born in 1948 and fondly remembers Martin Luther King Jr.'s time on Earth. More recently, she watched the video of George Floyd's death, a 46-year-old black man … more

Jerry Sturm, Broncos player and Englewood restaurant owner, dies at 83

Jerry Sturm, a former Denver Broncos player and owner of The South Restaurant in Englewood for half a century, died at age 83 on June 17. Sturm, an Indiana native, was named by the Broncos last year … more

Metro Denver residents talk dating during COVID-19

Townsend Wenzler of Arvada is just getting used to his new home. Wenzler, 23, moved out to Colorado from Arkansas last August, and he came only knowing some family members and friends who live in the … more

Changes on the way to Green Mountain High School

There have been a lot of bad things that have come out of the COVID-19 era, but at Green Mountain High School there is some silver lining. Renovations at the high school got off to a head start … more

Springtime at Bear Creek Lake Park

It was a hot, windy day at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood as residents packed the area for a day of hiking, cycling, spending time on the lake and more on June 7. The campground and Big Soda Lake … more

Thousands raised for Lakewood nurse’s family

Since they met each other in a Denver neighborhood over 30 years ago, Tara Reichle and Sara Gallegos have been best friends. Gallegos would do generous things for Rehicle like throw her baby showers, … more
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