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Aging in vibrant place in Lakewood’s downtown

There are a lot of challenges that come from being one of the oldest cities in the Denver metro region. Not oldest in the sense of been around the longest, but one with the oldest population. A population that is growing. According to … more

University of Phoenix to close campuses

The University of Phoenix is stopping on-campus enrollment and will close approximately 20 campuses across the country as part of a “teach-out” program. The university has three Colorado locations: one in Lone Tree, one in Westminster and one … more

Heritage Square dispute still unresolved

A dispute between Heritage Amusement Park and Martin Marietta is headed to arbitration later this month, with the future of the property on the line. The arbitration process between the park owner and the property ownership began on June 15, and … more

Sky-high rents squeeze long-time residents

Mary Ann Parker can’t talk about her apartment search without crying. The 58-year-old on disability rents a room in a house in Commerce City for $750 a month, which eats up most of her $840 a month disability check. She longs to live closer to … more

Applejacks seeks injunction in freedom of information case

Editor's note: This story initially appeared on the CFOIC blog, here. Can documents provided in response to a public records request be clawed back and their use restricted if they may have been disclosed by mistake? That question is central … more

More than hotel food at new Beau’s Kitchen

Union Boulevard has rightfully earned the nickname “restaurant row,” providing potential diners a smorgasbord of options for every palette. The list of options just became a little longer, with the official opening of Beau’s Kitchen and … more

Farm to Table dinner supports Warren Tech program

Seven Denver chefs and a plethora of Warren Tech culinary students gathered under a white tent erected in the middle of ACRES Farm on the Warren Tech campus in Lakewood. The table was filled with plates and an avocado mouse sat in the middle of each … more

Lockheed Martin begins construction on 'factory of the future'

Construction of a $350 million satellite production facility described as "a factory of the future" is underway at Lockheed Martin's Waterton Canyon campus in south Jefferson County. Named Gateway … more

Chambers of commerce cater to young professionals

At a young professionals happy hour hosted by the Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce, 24-year-old Erika Oakvik mingled with a small group of people — some dressed in suits and skirts, others sporting T-shirts and jeans — over personal and … more

Getting into a gaming

Soto Nest and his brother Aaron work their way through a room, dodging bad guys, dispatching enemies and working together to finish the level. But the real room they’re standing in is a dimly lit room on West Colfax with headsets over their … more

West Chamber inducts five leaders to hall of fame

Leaders from all over Jefferson County gathered to honor five of their peers who have spent a lifetime giving back to the county and its residents at the West Chamber’s fourth annual Jefferson County Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The Chamber … more

Homeless group aims to stop 59-acre Fed. Center land sale

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless filed an injunction to the U.S. District Court of Colorado on July 25 to temporarily blocks the sale of 59 acres of federally owned land at the Denver Federal … more

Chanda Plan opens Center for Health

When Brent Combs first started visiting the Chanda Plan Foundation in 2013, it was to receive massage and acupuncture to help him with his pain. But it wasn’t long before he found a new community to grow with there. “At the Chanda Plan, … more

Seniors’ Resource Center leader retires from post

A couple of morning hours spent watching birds in a nearby city park. Gardening in the afternoon. A brief conversation in the evening to hear about one’s day. “The small things in life can provide much enjoyment,” said John Zabawa. “As … more

Proposed moratorium on high-density housing stalls

Lakewood city council will not move forward with a moratorium on high-density housing proposed by Ward 1 Councilwoman Ramey Johnson, following a five-hour study session on July 17. Instead, council directed city staff to examine the zoning … more

DispatchHealth is rolling ER that visits patients’ homes

An acute case of bronchitis is no fun for anyone, but when Grace Lamb, a 91-year-old resident at Lakewood’s Eaton Senior Communities, came down with a case of it, it was debilitating. “I was too sick to even go to the doctor,” Lamb … more

In their business

Bad Daddy's Burger opens Bad Daddy's Burger Bar located at Arvada Marketplace at 52nd Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard opened fro business June 26. There are over 20 locations throughout North … more

Creative businesses welcomed at 40 West

When Bob and Betty Reed founded Reed Art and Imaging in 1976, they did so in Lakewood. Now, after more than 30 years in Denver on Federal Boulevard, the printmaking company is returning home to the former location of the Avalanche Harley-Davidson … more

Accel at Golden Ridge opens in Jeffco

A new transitional care center has opened in Jefferson County. Located at 600 Golden Ridge Rd. in Golden, Accel at Golden Ridge is an in-patient transitional care center also offering outpatient rehabilitation services. Transitional … more

As unemployment drops, businesses labor to find workers

Husband and wife Jim and Kate Curtis opened Village Roaster, a coffee store in Lakewood, 23 years ago. Some employees have been with them for five to 10 years, others are seasonal high school and college students. But although they describe their … more
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