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  1. Local kids join Ballet Ariel pros for "The Nutcracker" in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Denver Post

    Many a wide-eyed child has been transfixed watching Clara the Sugar Plum Fairy and friends in the Swan Sleigh perform in the "The Nutcracker" ballet. They're joining three other Lakewood youth in sharing a stage with the "big" ballerinas in front of hundreds of people during this month's run of the "The Nutcracker" at the Cultural Center.

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  2. Local kids join Ballet Ariel pros for "The Nutcracker" in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Denver Post

    Many a wide-eyed child has been transfixed watching Clara the Sugar Plum Fairy and friends in the Swan Sleigh perform in the "The Nutcracker" ballet. They're joining three other Lakewood youth in sharing a stage with the "big" ballerinas in front of hundreds of people during this month's run of the "The Nutcracker" at the Cultural Center.

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  3. Response times in questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Denver Post

    Residents living in the West Metro Fire Protection District could experience longer response times starting in January after the district implements a staff reduction as part of its budget cuts. "Our firefighters are as good as you get," Lombardi said.

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  4. Lakewood moving traffic signals along west Colfax AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Denver Post

    The majority of construction work will happen in January as traffic signals at Newland and Kendall Streets will be moved to Lamar and Harlan Streets on West Colfax Avenue. The project will improve traffic flow along and pedestrian access to the Lamar light-rail station, said Lakewood public information officer Stacie Oulton.

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  5. Denver's first cat cafe open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Denver Post

    "It's great," said Hamelin, who added that two women were waiting for her when she opened the shop at 9 a.m. Kate Kissingford and her son Nathaniel, 9, pet two of the residents cats at Denver Cat Company on Friday, Dec. 12, 3014. The six cats - Melo, Jill, Draven, Brenna, Norman and Bates - are free to roam around the shop.

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  6. Wheat Ridge to take smaller bites in turnaround of abandoned Cabela'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Denver Post

    It was a blockbuster concept - a gigantic Cabela's sporting goods store standing sentinel at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and Colorado 58, injecting invaluable sales tax revenue into Wheat Ridge's coffers. "The property has essentially been sitting vacant since then," Scott Brink, public works director for Wheat Ridge, said this week at a well-attended public meeting to lay out the next steps for the high-profile site.

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  7. Church, food bank collaborate to help folks with meals in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Denver Post

    Linda Marsh and her husband gave up their low-paying jobs in Florida four years ago to start a new life in Lakewood after a promise of higher-paying work. The jobs never materialized and the couple - both in their late 50s - fell on hard times.

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  8. Conifer High School keeps adaptive athletics going strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Denver Post

    Delaney Prather, left, laughs with Lois McKaigh after serving a ball that didn't make it over the net during an adaptive game of volleyball at Gold Crown Field House in Lakewood on Dec. 4. Jefferson County Public Schools' adaptive athletics program faces many challenges, including getting students to and from events. Conifer High School student Taylor Sader-Neade wanted something different in her junior year and thought enrolling in the adaptive physical education class sounded like fun.

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  9. Lakewood senior living community awarded $10,000 grant from state housing authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Denver Post

    A Lakewood affordable housing nonprofit has been awarded one of four $10,000 grants from the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority. The Residences at Eaton Senior Communities, 333 S. Eaton St., competed with almost 100 applicants statewide for the housing authority's inaugural David W. Herlinger Direct Effect Awards.

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  10. Lakewood Councilman Adam Paul announces 2015 run for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Denver Post

    Ward 4 Councilman and local business owner Adam Paul announced Monday that he will be running for Lakewood mayor in 2015. In an email to supporters, Paul, 37, said he will formally file paperwork with the city clerk's office later this week.

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  11. Remington and Russell in Longmont, Western art's new frontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Denver Post

    Wesley Jessup, director of the Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, looks at a book in its gallery. The museum is hosting a show of paintings and sculptures by Western artists Frederic Remington and Charles Russell.

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  12. Police: Two pedestrians hit by vehicle in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Denver Post

    The collision happened about 8 a.m. near the intersection of Wadsworth Boulevard and Arizona Avenue.

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  13. Tensions over transient behavior addressed in Lakewood's Richey ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Denver Post

    James J. Richey Park in the heart the West Colfax corridor has been the center of tension between neighbors and homeless persons gathering in the park. Drug dealing, prostitution and transients along West Colfax Avenue are common.

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  14. 'Father of Lakewood' Jim Richey dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Denver Post

    Jim Richey served as Lakewood's first mayor after the city's founding in 1969. He died Saturday at age 88. (The Denver Post The man known as the "Father of Lakewood" for his push to create what is now the state's fifth-largest city - and then serving as its first mayor - died Saturday at the age of 88. James Jeff "Jim" Richey, born in Little Rock, Ark., moved to Colorado in the late 1950s to become a district manager for Proctor & Gamble.

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  15. Black Friday quieter as more stores open on ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Denver Post

    Shoppers on Friday exit Best Buy in Lakewood with their purchases, including big-screen TVs. The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season didn't seem as frenzied as in past years after many die-hard shoppers swarmed stores the night of Thanksgiving.

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  16. Lakewood shoppers give thanks for early holiday bargainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Denver Post

    When the meal was done, the shopping began. A number of stores opened late Thursday afternoon to whet the appetite of Black Friday bargain hunters.

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  17. Lakewood nonprofit Misha May Foundation helps train unadoptable dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Denver Post

    Unlike Cesar Millan, Lorraine May doesn't have her own television show - but the Lakewood resident has earned a reputation of being her own kind of dog whisperer. She works with canines many feel are beyond rehabilitation, unadoptable and headed for euthanasia.

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  18. Planet Fitness joins Casa Bonita to anchor retail center in LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Denver Post

    Newcomer Planet Fitness is renovating a former Save-A-Lot store and will join long-time tenant Casa Bonita as the flagship businesses at the former JCRS Shopping Center at 6601 W. Colfax Ave. Doors are expected to open at the 21,000-square-foot Planet Fitness around the first week of January. It will be the third location in Lakewood.

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  19. Jeffco cities owe $1 million after shortfall at Foothills Animal ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Denver Post

    Five Jefferson County cities are on the hook for a total of almost $1 million to cover a loan made to a former fundraising affiliate of Foothills Animal Shelter for the 2010 construction of its 33,000 square-foot facility . The Foothills Animal Foundation borrowed $1.5 million from Jefferson County for the $9.7-million dollar building at 580 McIntyre St. The group was able to raise only $400,000.

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  20. Colorado radio voice Larry Zimmer, 79, improving after Oct. 5 fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Denver Post

    Larry Zimmer is showing improvement. The longtime radio voice of Colorado football continues to recover from a fall Oct. 5 at his home in the Lookout Mountain area.

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