WHEAT RIDGE FIRE DEPARTMENT has added more full-time/volunteer firefighters and new vehicles, thanks in part to a mill levy passed in 2011, improving service and safety. Pictured are (left to right): Lieutenant Dave Harm, Chief Steven Gillespie, Enginee...
By Arthur Rosenblum
In May 2011 when voters in the
Wheat Ridge Fire Protection District (WRFPD) approved an increase in its mill
levy to provide an additional $1.1 million annually to its fire department,
they expected to receive improved service an...
By Sue Schafer, State Representative, House District 24
The 2012 session is in full swing
at the Capitol!
year I have been working on several pieces of health and public safety-orien...
BY TOM YANG
Applewood Quality Builders has
been in business in the metro area since 1984 and in our years of experience,
we have learned a few tips on the subject.
The following column was submitted by
Louise Turner to the Neighborhood Gazette, the day before her passing in
February. It is reprinted here at the request of her family.
BY LOUISE TURNER
The Wheat Ridge Animal Welfare and
Control Commission in past...
BY JOYCE JAY, Wheat Ridge City Council District II
Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of
Apple Computer, was revealed to be a demanding perfectionist in his recent
biography. He was named feisty and reportedly easily supplied unrestrained
BY BONNIE MCNULTY, Mayor, City of Edgewater
I would like to start by saying
thank you everyone for your responses to my February Gazette article. It is
clear there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of how to spend Open
Space money. Your...
BY JERRY DITULLIO, Mayor, City of Wheat Ridge
I wanted to share with you a message
that I have received from a local business in Wheat Ridge. I share this
because there is somewhat of a public and private perception that all business
By DJ May, MD, Cancer Committee Chairman, Exempla Lutheran Medical Center
It is 3:00 a.m. and Jack wakes up
with a sudden severe pain in the right flank. The pain is unsettling and
strong. After a few minutes, the feeling starts to improve, but then ...
Ridge 2020’s Garden Tour Committee is looking for Wheat Ridge gardens for its
second annual Wheat Ridge Garden Tour, slated for Saturday, June 23. Gardens of
all shapes and sizes are welcome, from small-scale urban ga...
and friends can bowl a few frames for fun and while raising funds for the The
Kyle Brake Memorial Sports Scholarship Fund at the fifth annual Kickin’ It 4
Kyle Bowl-a-Thon, April 14 & 15, at BrunswickZone, 9751 W. 49th...
raise funds to eradicate poverty housing in your neighborhood and around the
world by volunteering at Metro Denver Habitat for Humanity’s Wheat Ridge
ReStore, 10625 W. I-70 Frontage Road North (between Kipling and Ward...
copies of the “2012 Citizen’s Guide for Jefferson County,” listing national,
state, regional, county and municipal officials and their contact information,
is now available at local libraries and county or city cle...
legislators Representative Sue Schafer and Senator Cheri Jahn invite residents
to share their thoughts on issues facing the state at a public Town Hall
Meeting, Wednesday, April 4, 6:00-7:30 p.m., at the Wheat Ridge Recre...
your home need to be modified to allow you to roll in by wheelchair? Or new fixtures to make it easier to use the bath? Or just some repairs? This summer, Brothers Redevelopment
will perform up to $3,500 of home repair and ...
more about Colorado Blueprint, as well as the services and resources available
through the Small Business Development Center, at “Office of Economic
Development and International Trade – Programs Designed to Help Small
poet Thomas Lux will read his work and converse on stage with fellow poet
Michael J. Henry during “Inside the Writer’s Studio with Thomas Lux,” Sat., May
5, 4:00-6:00 p.m., at Lakewood Cultural Events Cent...
Wheat Ridge Mayor Jerry DiTullio and City Council members will cut the proverbial and actual ribbon of the grand opening celebration for Fran’s Café, 7057 W. 38th Ave., on Thursday, March 22, 5:00-6:00 p.m. Restaurant staff and mothe...
By Jennifer Strickland, Director of Community Relations
Foothills Animal Shelter is not
just an adoption agency for homeless and orphaned pets. While that is what most
people think of when we come to mind, we also provide many important services
By Guy Nahmiach
Our schools have one thing in
common this month—the “quiet please” sign that greets you at the door.
T-CAP testing is in full force. But do not be fooled by this silence. While the
gears are turning inside the heads of our futu...