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  1. West Metro planning for $70 million budget in 2019Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Littleton Independent

    West Metro Fire Rescue is proposing a balanced budget of nearly $70.2 million in which the department continues to rely heavily on property taxes from both Jefferson and Douglas County residents. The full-service fire agency, which covers more than 108 square miles in two counties and serves nearly 280,000 residents, is expecting to bring in approximately $51.7 million in property taxes from Jeffco with an additional $1.7 million from Douglas County.

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  2. 2018 Voter GuideRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 25 | Littleton Independent

    COUNTY OFFICES Commissioner, District 3 Tina Francone, Republican, who was appointed to the seat earlier this year by a GOP vacancy committee after Don Rosier stepped down early. Lesley Dahlkemper, Democrat, who previously served on the Jeffco school board and was a journalist for several years.

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  3. Rooney Valley rezoning passesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Littleton Independent

    Hotels, motels, gas stations, car washes and more could soon inhabit the southeast corner of C-470 and West Alameda Parkway now that the Jeffco commissioners unanimously approved rezoning to allow additional commercial uses. According to Jeffco planner Heather Gutherless, updating the zoning from medium-scale retail to planned development doesn't change much.

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  4. Flu season arrives in JeffcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Littleton Independent

    Nurse Carissa Peterson gives a flu shot to a client at the Jeffco Public Health clinic, located at 645 Parfet Street in Lakewood. While many employers offer flu shots, and some may visit a primary care physician or local pharmacy to receive the vaccine, Jeffco Public Health offers the vaccination at the organization's main office in Lakewood.

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  5. Ballot initiative proponents show up in support of Jeffco SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    A slight drizzle and unexpected chill didn't stop a number of teachers, parents, school board members and staff from putting feet to the pavement Friday afternoon in support of Jeffco Public Schools' ballot initiatives 5A and 5B and Amendment 73. Jeffco School Board President, Ron Mitchell, stands with Phyllis and Ed Writz, holding signs in support of ballot measures to increase school funding, Jeffco School Board President, Ron Mitchell, stands in the center of teachers, parents and students from different schools during last week's Boots on the Boulevard event. Sandra Baltazar, left, and Brenda Johanson wave and draw attention to a sign supporting ballot measures that would increase funding for schools.

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  6. Rezoning at C-470, Alameda proceedsRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    With just one community member speaking on the subject, a proposal to rezone the southeast corner of C-470 and West Alameda Parkway was recommended for approval by all members of the Jefferson County Planning Commission in a Sept. 26 hearing that lasted less than an hour.

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  7. Three Jeffco Republicans win endorsement from Liberty caucusRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    The Republican Liberty Caucus of Colorado has endorsed three Republican candidates running for office in Jefferson County: incumbent state Sen. Tim Neville, who is running for re-election in Senate District 16; Christine Jensen, who is running to replace state Rep. Cheri Jahn, I-Wheat Ridge, in Senate District 20; and Tony Sanchez, who is running to replace state Sen. Andy Kerr in Senate District 22. In a statement Sept. 14, RLCCO chairperson Sue Moore called all three of the districts - which span Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Lakewood and most of South Jeffco - "must-wins" for both major parties.

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  8. An opportunity to say thanks: Lakewood teen meets with West Metro paramedics who saved her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    Shannon Knight shouldn't have been home that day, and she certainly didn't consider it lucky when she hurt herself at work and was sent home on concussion watch. Two months after responding to a call for a cardiac arrest, the West Metro paramedics team had a chance to meet the 17-year-old Taylor Knight whose life they saved on July 18. Captain Steve Kornegay, left, Peter Neal and Mike Simons talk with Taylor Knight, 17, for the first time since saving her life.

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  9. Teenage suspect to undergo mental health evaluationRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    Proceedings against a teenager charged in a June 13 shooting in Lakewood have slowed pending a mental health evaluation from the Colorado Mental Health Institute. Quartez Smith, 18, was charged on July 19 with numerous felonies including attempted murder, kidnapping, aggravated robbery and eight violent crime counts.

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  10. MuralFest: A celebration of art and communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    Colorful Colorado lived up to its name Saturday as artists painting vivid murals filled Lamar Station Plaza on West Colfax Avenue in Lakewood. Gripping the leg of a piano with a painted hand, Devan Johnson leaves a colorful handprint to rest with a mosaic of others.

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  11. Charity golf tourney to pay tribute to JenicekRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    A charity golf tournament is being organized in memory of Andrew Jenicek, a 27-year-old D'Evelyn Jr/Sr High School who was murdered earlier this year. The tournament, which is being organized by the Colorado Department of Revenue, will be held Sept.

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  12. Arvada man dies in I-70 motorcycle accidentRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    An Arvada man died Monday afternoon after his motorcycle hit a guardrail along westbound Interstate 70 near Lookout Mountain. A female passenger was transported with serious injuries.

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  13. Jury trial set for South Jeffco carjacking suspectRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    A jury trial has been scheduled for the man accused of stealing a car in Lakewood and robbing several businesses in South Jeffco last December. Edward Roy Barron, 31, was arrested Dec. 10 after he reportedly carjacked a 27-year-old Lakewood man around 4 a.m. Dec. 9. Barron is set to return to court in November for a status conference and motions hearing before his Jan. 3 jury trial start date.

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  14. Survey: Homelessness on the rise in Jefferson CountyRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    Homelessness in Jefferson County may look different than it does in Denver, but this year it was exactly the same in one, key way - the number of people experiencing it increased. Results from a 2018 point-in-time survey of homelessness across the metro-area showed a 46 percent jump from last year in the number of people experiencing homelessness in Jeffco.

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  15. JCSO seeks help with homicide investigationRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help with a homicide investigation after finding a Lakewood man dead in the trunk of his car on June 28. Dean Clark Wallis, 51, was discovered in the trunk of a white Ford Focus parked at 3505 South Nelson Circle near the intersection of U.S. 285 and Kipling Street in Lakewood. According to Jeffco Sheriff's spokesman Mark Techmeyer, the car was parked across the street from the Whisper Creek Apartments along a road where cars frequently park.

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  16. One dead, three seriously injured after Saturday night car accident in LittletonRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    A 19-year-old Lakewood man died in a single-car crash on July 7 in Littleton. Christopher Lemley, who was a passenger in the 2004 Audi sedan at the time of the crash, died on Saturday night.

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  17. Man found deceased in trunk had been missing since MayRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    The man found dead in the trunk of a car in South Jeffco last Thursday went missing in Lakewood on May 9, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. Dean Clark Wallis, 51, was discovered in the trunk of a white Ford Focus parked at 3505 S. Nelson Circle near the intersection of U.S. 285 and Kipling Street in Lakewood.

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  18. Segura sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    One of the suspects involved in an October smash-and-grab burglary at J.C. Penney Co. in Southwest Plaza will spend five years in prison.

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  19. SW Plaza burglary suspect pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    One of the men involved in an October smash-and-grab burglary at J.C. Penney Co. in Southwest Plaza pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to two felony charges.

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  20. Morrison unanimously approves rezoning of Red Rocks RanchRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2018 | Littleton Independent

    After nearly two months of public hearings and discussion, the Morrison Town Board on May 31 unanimously approved rezoning Red Rocks Ranch and subsequently voted to disconnect the property from within its jurisdiction. The decision marks a big win for many Morrison residents who see the disconnection as a means of upholding the town's longtime goal to "Keep Morrison, Morrison."

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