Keyword: Bob Wooley
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North System Renewal project is in full swing in Applewood and Lakewood

In the 1930s, most of Lakewood, Wheat Ridge and surrounding areas were farmland. It’s during that time that Denver Water’s North System, which brings snowmelt from the mountains through Ralston … more

Lakewood council approves transfer of Westland parking lot

Deal of the century or promise kept? It depends on who you ask. Here’s how it started. In 1992, Colorado Rockies baseball wasn’t a thing. Stapleton was where you went to catch a flight out of … more

Wheat Ridge’s Grammy’s Goodies keeping things real

You take 44th Avenue to Harlan Street, head north, look to your left and you’ll see it. A small Italian joint so authentic, it would fit right in to the opening credits of the Sopranos.  The story … more

The Bond and Capital Improvement projects: a deep dive

When the Jeffco Public Schools district requested a $567 million bond in 2018, voters said yes, by a slim margin. Over the next few weeks, the newspaper will take a closer look at the 2018 Bond and … more

Two new builds and a fixer-upper in Jeffco

Three projects taking place within a few miles of each other add up to a lot of new retail, residential and rehab being built between west Crown Hill and Applewood. It’s getting hard to find places … more

Mental health services still available despite return to remote learning

The return to remote learning in the Jeffco Public School District comes with hurdles for some families that go beyond math, science and reading — for students with mental health challenges, all … more

Denver area holiday celebrations amid the pandemic

As it has with nearly everything in 2020, the novel coronavirus intends to have its say in how you spend your holidays. But for those willing to brave the elements, to dial back expectations or … more

Decline in available rescue dogs is sign of the times

If you’ve been thinking of adding a canine friend to your family lately you’ve no doubt noticed the downward trend in available shelter and rescue animals available. If you think COVID-19 and all … more

Grab-and-Go meals planned for Jeffco students

As Jeffco public schools transition back to an all-remote learning model, Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh wants students and their families to know that food students currently receive … more

Decades in the district come to an end - Ron Mitchell steps down from Jeffco board

“I'm not as young as I used to be,” he says. “I'm going to turn 76 on my next birthday. I've battled cancer for 20 years, had a heart attack, a bone marrow transplant. And my energy isn't what … more

Veterans Day gift to Green Mountain High School

A young masked trumpeter played and former brothers in arms silently looked on as Old Glory was raised under the blue Colorado sky. Members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1071, gathered at … more

Development stalls on Wheat Ridge lot

Ardalan and Kim Hardi, Wheat Ridge residents since the 1980s, purchased a vacant lot near the corner of 38th Avenue and Kipling Street after the previous owner was denied a rezoning request by the … more

A tough assignment - Jeffco schools keeping in-person learning going for now

With COVID-19 case counts continuing to spike in Jefferson County, attention is returning to Jefferson County Public Schools, which is continuing in-person learning — for now — as the district … more

Wheat Ridge goats are on the move

On an early Wednesday morning near the parking lot for the Kipling section of the Clear Creek Trail, bleating goats are being loaded into the back of a pickup while a steady stream of cars rolls past … more
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