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  1. Editorial: Worst reason yet for Colorado Republican caucus fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Denver Post

    Voters gather for a Republican caucus at Green Mountain Elementary School in Lakewood on Feb. 7, 2012. It's increasingly clear that the jarring decision by the Colorado Republican executive committee to dump a presidential poll at caucuses next year and thus give up any role in selecting the eventual nominee may have had a consciously elitist motivation.

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  2. Lakewood sex offender arrested at Mexican resort areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Denver Post

    A 33-year-old Lakewood sex offender has been arrested in Cancun, Mexico, on a 2007 child molestation charge, authorities say. Aaron Alexander Graham was served with the arrest warrant at a prison in Cancun, according to a news release by Jeffrey Dorschner, spokesman for U.S. Attorney John Walsh.

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  3. Visual Art: In Lakewood, an art show for horse's sakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Denver Post

    "Art for Horses" has more than 100 art works, all depicting equine life. Image provided by Art For Horses (The Denver Post Through Sept.

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  4. Lakewood police investigate suspicious deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Denver Post

    Lakewood police are not ready to declare a suspicious death a suicide after the man's girlfriend claimed he killed himself. Jared Jacob Hoar, 22, was found dead at 68 S. Ingalls St. Tuesday night, according to a news release by Lakewood police spokesman Steve Davis.

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  5. Nicole Hensley's fine work makes her candidate for 2018 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Denver Post

    USA goalie Nicole Hensley of Lakewood prepares to make a save against Canada at 2015 Under-22 Series at the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, N.Y. On the heels of last week's triumph over Canada at the Under-22 Series in Lake Placid, N.Y., Lakewood-raised goalie Nicole Hensley further solidified herself as a candidate for the 2018 U.S. women's Olympic hockey team. "She's definitely in our top four goalies," said U.S. women's national team coach Ken Klee, the former Avalanche defenseman who also coaches youth hockey in Colorado.

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  6. Outdoor classroom at Patterson Headstart first for LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Denver Post

    Formerly a standard playground area on blacktop concrete, the space at 1480 S. Yarrow St. has been transformed to include a tiny nature trail winding through new landscaping, flower and vegetable gardens, a designated area for art, music and theater along with a water pump and kid-sized construction area. "There is so much information about how being outdoors affects children's behavior in a lot of ways, and healthy well-being has been connected to spending time with nature," said Kathy Ireland, Lakewood's Head Start coordinator.

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  7. Local farmer brings unique business to residents' backyards in GoldenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Denver Post

    Sean Conway will come to your home and tend your yard, but he is not your average gardener. Actually, he is a farmer.

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  8. Career criminal guilty in Lakewood murder, sex assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Denver Post

    A Jefferson County jury on Tuesday decided Warren Dale Watson was guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Lakewood attorney Claudia Miller two years ago, the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office announced. Watson, who was on parole at the time, called Miller using a false name, and told her he was a doctor, according to district attorney's office.

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  9. Lakewood house 'heavy loss' following car torching, domestic disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Denver Post

    A house on South Queen Street in Lakewood suffered extensive damage Saturday after a party involved in a domestic disturbance there torched a vehicle parked in the garage, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office officials said. Jefferson County Sheriff's officers arrived at 4 p.m. at a house in the 1500 block of South Queen following reports of a domestic disturbance.

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  10. Denver has two National Historic Landmarks. Are there more candidates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Denver Post

    The light rail travels southwest on Welton Street through the historic Five Points neighborhood, where the Rossonian Hotel was a jazz mecca. When Red Rocks Park and its adjacent Mount Morrison Civilian Conservation Corps Camp were named a National Historic Landmark earlier this month, joining Civic Center as the only two such honorees in Denver, it spawned a water cooler question: The Rossonian Hotel in the Five Points area of Denver has changed hands often throughout its history.

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  11. Denver sees closures, rerouting for bike showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Denver Post

    The arrival of the USA Pro Challenge bicycle race into the Denver-metro area this weekend means thrills for fans and lots of street closures along with bus and light rail rerouting for residents. To prepare for the race finale in Denver on Sunday , Denver officials will close some key downtown roads starting at 6 a.m: Broadway from Colfax to 13th Avenue; 14th Avenue from Cherokee to Lincoln and Bannock from Colfax to 13th Avenue.

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  12. Appeals Court: Lakewood baker discriminated against same-sex coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Denver Post

    The Lakewood baker who, citing his religious beliefs, refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple discriminated against them, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The three-judge panel issued a 64- page opinion on Thursday, upholding the two previous rulings that said Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips cannot cite his religious beliefs or free-speech rights in refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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  13. Court: Lakewood baker who refused gay wedding cake can't cite beliefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Denver Post

    A suburban Denver baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple cannot cite his religious beliefs in refusing them service because it would lead to discrimination, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The decision is the latest victory for gay couples, who have won similar cases in other states.

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  14. Court: Lakewood baker who refused gay wedding cake can't cite beliefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Denver Post

    A suburban Denver baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple cannot cite his religious beliefs in refusing them service because it would lead to discrimination, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. The decision is the latest victory for gay couples, who have won similar cases in other states.

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  15. Report: Job expansion continues in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Denver Post

    Maria Rocha scans a client's file as she creates an electronic version for archiving at Zapor Law Offices in Lakewood on July 1. Jefferson County Human Services works with youth in the American Jobs Center to employ them during the summer and beyond. Colorado's employment growth continued to expand in July, climbing to 66.4 on the latest AIM WorkForce Index, a monthly report measuring the relative strength of job markets.

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  16. Plan for new Jeffco halfway house in Lakewood pegged at $14 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Denver Post

    The final approval has yet to be given, but Jefferson County is moving ahead with plans to relocate a halfway house to Lakewood. The county is finalizing an agreement with Littleton Group LLC for the design-build and purchase of the new building.

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  17. Colorado commits tax credits to support housing for homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Denver Post

    Colorado is committing $5.3 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credits to help create 282 housing units for homeless individuals and families, the Governor's Office announced Friday. The tax credits will awarded to Permanent Supportive Housing projects in Denver, Greeley, and Lakewood, according to a media release from the office of Gov. John Hickenlooper.

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  18. Review: The Edge Theater's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Denver Post

    Maggy Stacy, left, James O'Hagan Murphy, Scott Bellot and Emma Messenger star in The Edge Theater's presentation of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Braying and baiting, Emma Messenger is appropriately terrifying as Martha, a force of nature as the unfulfilled wife of a college history professor in Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Messenger zings the famous insults, purrs the come-ons and is by turns formidable and pathetic. Her riveting performance in the brilliant Albee play is worth the three-and-a-half-hour running time at the Edge Theatre .

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  19. Review: The Edge Theater's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Denver Post

    Maggy Stacy, left, James O'Hagan Murphy, Scott Bellot and Emma Messenger star in The Edge Theater's presentation of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Braying and baiting, Emma Messenger is appropriately terrifying as Martha, a force of nature as the unfulfilled wife of a college history professor in Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Messenger zings the famous insults, purrs the come-ons and is by turns formidable and pathetic. Her riveting performance in the brilliant Albee play is worth the three-and-a-half-hour running time at the Edge Theatre .

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  20. Colorado DMV offices return to normal operation after "computer issues"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Denver Post

    The scene outside the Lakewood Division of Motor Vehicles office late Friday morning. Colorado's driver's licenses offices halted issuing documents July, 31, 2015 due to computer issues.

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