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  1. 5A girls: Lakewood wins a wild one over Grandview 86-83Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Denver Post

    The Tigers were able to withstand a fabulous performance by Grandview sophomore Michaela Onyenwere, who scored 43 points, 18 over the final quarter. However, the Tigers and junior McKenna Bishop proved to be too much.

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  2. Legislators consider plans, protections for older ColoradansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Denver Post

    Colorado lawmakers will consider a package of bills they say will boost the middle class by supporting and protecting the state's older residents. "Our agenda this year is to strengthen the middle class, and that wouldn't be complete if we didn't consider the impact on and economic security of one of our fastest-growing communities, our retirees," said Rep. Dianne Primavera, D-Broomfield.

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  3. Jeffco DA: Man gets life plus 54 years for Lakewood slaying of 79-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Denver Post

    A man convicted in the brutal slaying of a 79-year-old who was found dead with his throat slashed and more than 60 knife wounds was sentenced Monday to life in prison plus 54 years. James Dominguez-Castor, 23, was also found guilty of being a habitual criminal and was sentenced in the aggravated range.

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  4. Lakewood Councilwoman Ramey Johnson announces bid for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Denver Post

    The 2015 Lakewood mayoral election has gained a new participant with Ward 1 Councilwoman Ramey Johnson announcing her bid to lead Colorado's fifth-largest city. She's the second person to declare and joins Ward 4 Councilman Adam Paul in the competition to replace term-limited Mayor Bob Murphy.

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  5. Lakewood police: Man fatally stabbed ex-girlfriend at motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Denver Post

    Charges against a 21-year-old man accused in the Lakewood stabbing of his ex-girlfriend at a motel last week will be amended after the woman died Sunday, police say. Leonard Paul Martinez was arrested on Friday in connection with the Wednesday stabbing and is being held at the Jefferson County jail.

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  6. Kolton Peterson of Lakewood ties for 10th all-time in 3-pointersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Denver Post

    Lakewood sophomore Kolton Peterson takes a shot with a second to go in the first quarter on Columbine Michael Tait during their game Jan. 28, 2015 at Lakewood High School. Lakewood sophomore Kolton Peterson helped 12th-seeded Lakewood upset No.

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  7. Animal Assisted Therapy in Lakewood uses pets in counseling workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Denver Post

    Plagued by nagging anxiety since she was 18, Jonnica Hawk knew something had to be done but didn't feel comfortable opening up in traditional therapy sessions. "I searched around for a while but nothing seemed to reach out to me," said Hawk, now 21. "Most programs out there were either religion based or very expensive."

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  8. Expert: Alzheimer's beating shows disease's unpredictabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Denver Post

    Mental health experts say the case of an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient suspected of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in suburban Denver is rare and shows the difficulty of caring for those with the unpredictable disease, even for the specially trained. Homer Castor, who faces charges in the beating death Saturday of Gerald Propp, 76, was known to be a challenge to staff at Atria Applewood in Lakewood because he would wander the facility at night.

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  9. Records: Elderly man suffering from Alzheimer's beat fellow Lakewood...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Denver Post

    Gerald Propp, who was also suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, died from injuries sustained in the alleged beating death. An 87-year-old man living at a Lakewood assisted living facility and in the most severe stages of Alzheimer's disease has been arrested in connection with the beating death of a 76-year-old fellow resident.

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  10. Lakewood police: 87-year-old beat fellow assisted living resident to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Denver Post

    An 87-year-old man living at a Lakewood assisted living facility has been arrested in connection with the apparent beating death of a 76-year-old man who was fellow resident. Homer Castor is being held at the Jefferson County jail on suspicion of homicide and crimes against an "at-risk adult," police said.

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  11. Overland leads the way in 5A boys as hoops playoff seeds are announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Denver Post

    The Aurorans opened as the Class 5A boys preseason No. 1. They proceeded to get drubbed in their opener, take some hits out of state, rally after the holiday break and win the Centennial League - and probably enter the state playoffs, which begin Wednesday, as the team to beat.

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  12. Golden city manager Mike Bestor announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Denver Post

    "It is with deep respect, pride and emotion that I ask you to accept my resignation effective upon the hiring of my successor," Bestor told council during staff comments. "I believe it is time for me to move on to new adventures," he said.

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  13. Jeffco Sheriff's recruit blogs about academy experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Denver Post

    Jefferson County Sheriff's Office recruit Nick Fratto has a little more on his plate than the other 46 people currently going through the Combined Regional Academy in Lakewood. Fratto is blogging once a week about his experiences at the academy, where he will be for 22 weeks while training to become a Jeffco Sheriff's deputy.

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  14. Lakewood grocer gets 4-year prison term in massive food stamp scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Denver Post

    In this Aug. 26, 2011 photo, a sign notifies customers that EBT can be used at a store. A Lakewood grocer was sentenced Tuesday to four years and two months in prison for running a scheme in which customers could buy virtually anything with food stamps or get cash.

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  15. Photos: Man hit by car in crosswalk in Lakewood, walks away uninjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Denver Post

    Eric Perry is hit by a car as he makes his way along the crosswalk at the corner of Colfax Ave. and Wadsworth Blvd. in Lakewood, February 16, 2015. The car tried to stop but slid in the snow.

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  16. Arvada Plaza's final tenants leaving this weekend to make way for new WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Denver Post

    Chuck Sartor stood in the middle of a nearly empty office last week. A glass display case held a few antique model trains as he gathered and boxed assorted items before hauling them to his car.

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  17. Ballot measure to make daylight saving time permanent springs forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Denver Post

    A proposed ballot initiative to make daylight saving time a year-round thing in Colorado takes a big step forward next week with a hearing to set the title that could appear on the 2016 ballot - if 97,434 Coloradans sign a petition in the next six months to make it so. The Lakewood couple behind the proposed ballot initiative, Sean and Teri Johnson, contend the measure would save energy costs, cut early-evening traffic accidents and help the environment, roads crews, people with seasonal affective disorder and special-needs children.

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  18. Jeffco, Lakewood seek input on use of federal housing fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Denver Post

    Lakewood and Jefferson County are seeking public input on how federal housing and community development funds should be allocated over the next five years.

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  19. Gary Glick, Colorado A&M star and No. 1 pick in '56 NFL Draft, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Denver Post

    Gary Glick reflects on the game of football on April 21, 2002 in a room of full of mementos.The former Colorado A&M football star who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1956 NFL Draft died in his Fort Collins home Wednesday, according to his family.

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  20. Jefferson County Business Resource Center helps small-business ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Denver Post

    A little known and underutilized center dedicated to helping small local businesses grow is hoping to have a breakout year. Launched nine years ago, the Jefferson County Business Resource Center is working to get the word out that everyone is welcome, whether they're considering starting a business or growing a franchise, said Amira Watters, the center's executive director.

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