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Spaceman Guitars flying high in Lakewood

On a stretch of West Colfax, nestled between a phone store and a Kava bar, is a little guitar shop that you may have never noticed. But if you love music, play guitar or simply want to while away … more

Lakewood carjacking injures two

Lakewood police are continuing to search for a suspect in an Oct. 12 carjacking that seriously injured two elderly women. The carjacking, which occurred in the 400 block of Benton Street, left two … more

Lakewood police establishing new diversion program

Say a man named Frank who is in possession of a small amount of heroin is arrested by Lakewood police for shoplifting and given a summons to appear in court after telling the officer he stole the … more

State senator delivers PPE to assisted living facilities in Lakewood

On Sept. 30, the office of state Sen. Brittany Pettersen dropped off 2,500 surgical masks and 240 protective gowns to Crossroads at Lakewood and Care and Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans. … more

Bringing help and humanity to the isolated in the Denver metro area

Volunteers bring food to those at highest COVID-19 risk. Just a short distance off West Colfax avenue in Lakewood — an area not always thought of for charity, kindness and the spirit of goodwill. … more

Lakewood road rage shooter sentenced to 14 years

Kile Joshua Chaca, 22, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Sept. 22, where he was sentenced to 14 years in prison for shooting a man in the parking lot of a Walmart in Lakewood. On … more

Two juveniles charged as adults in Walmart shooting

Two juveniles have been charged as adults in the August shooting deaths of two brothers in the parking lot of the Walmart at 7455 West Colfax Avenue. Michael Anthony Mendoza, 17, and Marqueil Deandre … more

A mother remembers her sons

Damian Wikoff was only 18 and his brother Dillon Wikoff was only 17, but the two brothers still strived to provide for their family. Damian worked at a Qdoba on West Colfax in Lakewood while Dillon … more

Perlmutter talks mail as cutbacks to post office are suspended

During World War II, Felix Sparks was part of Operation Dragoon, which liberated southern France, and the Battle of the Bulge — the German's last major offensive in the war that was unsuccessful … more

Lakewood Police make arrests in connection to the shooting of a dog

12 days after Lakewood Police found an adult female pit bull mix dog who had died of apparent gunshot wounds, police have made arrests in connection to the dog's death. The department announced in a … more

Lakewood drive-by shooting critically injures two

Lakewood Police say they found two men with apparent gunshot wounds after officers responded to an incident in the 5400 block of the 6th Avenue Frontage Road. On Aug. 9 at 10:37 p.m., police received … more

Green Mountain grads dance into their next chapter

On Wednesday night, Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020 arrived at Jeffco Stadium nearly four years after they started their high school careers to see a rainbow visible to the east of the stadium. It was a fitting way to start an event that had recently come to seem as elusive as a pot of gold. more

Q&A with Chelsea Lewinski about her Breonna Taylor mural

The result of George Floyd’s death has led to massive demonstrations, changes to policing in Colorado, conversations about systemic racism and has shed a light on other minorities who have been … more

Lakewood Police investigate apartment shooting

Lakewood Police are investigating a July 11 shooting that left a 27-year-old man dead. Officers were called to the Waterfront Apartments at 10555 W. Jewell Ave. at around 3 a.m. on July 11 on reports … more

My name is... Christopher Arlen

I grew up in Ontario, California with a mother who was a nurse and a father who was an auto-shop teacher. He later became a minister and pastor. I joined the Army when I was 17. I remember I turned … more

Lakewood protesters rally for Elijah McClain

For the seventh time since May, there was a protest in Lakewood against systemic racism and police brutality. But instead of George Floyd being the name in use at a June 30 protest, a different name … 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

Green Mountain protest to support racial justice

There was a protest at the corner of Alameda Parkway and Jewell Avenue on the afternoon of June 11. But it was also an opportunity for Lakewood parents to talk to their children about some difficult … more
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