“Only 13 percent of Spanish Speakers smoke which is below the state average of 18 percent but 26 percent of our English speakers smoke. One of the biggest risks for us is at work.” – Antonio Martinez
Former City Council member files complaints claiming Mayor Bob Murphy failed to comply with requirements of Colorado’s Fair Campaign Practices Act. A hearing on the complaints has yet to be scheduled.
“… the Mayor and majority of the Lakewood Council rejected almost all the recommendations of its own Ad Hoc Committee and never fully considered and discussed the proposal from the community coalition.”
SUBMITTED BY: Jim Durham
My Lord, What a Mornin’!, the Lutheran Chorale’s Spring Concert, will be held Sunday, March 11, at 3 pm, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2100 N. Wadsworth Boulevard, in Lakewood. The concert will feature old-time gospel songs such as “Great Gittin’ Up Mornin’” and “Rock-a My Soul”.
Hospital Board suggests Mayor and City Council instead endorse applying smoking ban to all workplaces as well as public places, indoors and out.
Suggestions springing from Employee Summit would spare Elementary music and other arts classes and would avoid teacher layoffs, according to Jeffco Schools officials. The proposed budget cuts also includes continuing two unpaid furlough days for all district employees.
“Council members say they want to hear from the community but it appears that they really just want to protect their own political interests,” member of Citizens for a Healthier Lakewood charges.
SUBMITTED BY: Always Best Care, Denver West
LAKEWOOD – Always Best Care is proud to sponsor a new program, “Always In Touch,” a free telephone service that provides a friendly voice each weekday to seniors, adults dealing with chronic illness or those with disabilities.
“Our experience is that adults who are homebound, isolated, or living alone benefit [...]
The LakewoodEdge is returning to updated coverage of Lakewood and surrounding areas in an attempt to better inform residents about the issues, achievements, challenges, people and happenings in our community.
City Council consensus to abandon some recommendations from an Ad-hoc committee amounts to a “slap in the face” and the vote to do so fell short of the mark, letter writer charges.
Panel of regulators, environmental advocates and petroleum industry representatives will address issues surrounding the use of controversial practice designed to increase oil and gas recovery.
SUBMITTED BY: Pam Russell, Jefferson County DA’s Office
JEFFERSON COUNTY – “Jefferson County, a Home for Everyone… . Meeting the Basic Needs of our Community” is the theme for the 2012 Good News Celebration Breakfast at 6:59 a.m. Tues., April 17, at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 West 6th Ave. in Golden.
The Good News Steering Committee [...]
“Not only did they completely ignore the many findings and recommendations of the Ad Hoc Committee (it was so obvious that this is all political), but also the voice of Councilor Tom Quinn …” – Jennifer Merriman
SUBMITTED BY: Jim Durham
The Lutheran Chorale is expanding its vision of community service. According to Chorale president Linda Blandin, the organization’s primary goal since its inception in 1976 has been to provide opportunities for those who enjoy choral singing to perform the great classical and contemporary choral works of such composers as Mozart, Brahms, Haydn, [...]
SUBMITTED BY: Jacki Kelley, Public Information Director, Jeffco Sheriff’s Office
JEFFERSON COUNTY - The highly anticipated 2012 Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Citizens’ Academy is around the corner and we are now accepting applications.
The academy begins Wed., April 4, and is a 12-week program designed to provide Jefferson County residents with hands-on experiences and information about [...]
JEFFERSON COUNTY – County residents will cast their votes by mail in the 2012 Colorado Primary elections after commissioners adopted a resolution presented by the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder earlier this week.
Although Jefferson County has conducted mail ballot elections in every odd-numbered year since 1993, this will be the second time the county will [...]
Suspect accused of touching, taking illicit photo of teen-age girl during massage session at local instructional facility. Formal charges could be lodged as early as Thursday, according to the District Attoerney’s Office.
70-count indictment alleges suspects took under-age victims to rooms in Lakewood, Denver, Boulder and West Slope cities for prostitution. Suspects also are believed to have provided drugs to the teens, according to indictment.