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FRONT PAGE NEWS

A CLASSIC CAR SHOW was just one of many fun, family attractions at this year’s RidgeFest, held Sept. 9 in the heart of the Ridge at 38 district, highlighting the community’s agricultural heritage and handmade/homemade offerings. PHOTO: BECKY OLSTAD

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MORE THAN 2,100 PEOPLE took part in the ninth annual Colorado 9/11 Stair Climb at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Sept. 11, to remember the first responders who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 – see story on page 8. PHOTO BY WEST METRO FIRE RESCUE.

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NEIGHBORHOOD FEATURE: Filling The Fall With Community Music

CELLISTS FROM THE JEFFERSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA rehearse for an upcoming performance. The JSO will perform five concerts for the 2017-18 season. PHOTO: KEITH BOBO/JSO

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WEST COLFAX SKETCHES:
Oliver’s Army: A Cartoonist’s View of a Forgotten Battlefield

THE WORK OF LAKEWOOD CARTOONIST Oliver Pedigo and his fellow artists were captured in "Windblown and Dripping" from 1945.

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Cyclists and walkers, families and kids, are invited to walk or bike Candy Cane Lane – the Sweetest Ride – on Lakewood Gulch, June 24, 1 to 3 p.m., sponsored by Colfax Business Improvement District. 

Guests can check out the new wayfinding signs, search out sweets, snacks and fix up their bike with a light tune at a bevy of booths along the route, from the Perry Light Rail Station to the confluence with the South Platte.

Volunteers installed multi-lingual wayfinding signage on the Lakewood Gulch Trail on June 11.

The project, West Colfax Connects, builds on CBID’s efforts to improve pedestrian mobility to support access to businesses for local residents. With funding from the Colorado Health Foundation, the goal is to connect West Colfax with surrounding neighborhoods, particularly Sun Valley as it undergoes major redevelopment. The project will increase ease of access via Lakewood Gulch through a system of wayfinding signs, and offers a safer route between neighborhoods by foot and bike than crossings like the one at 14th and Federal.

For more information, visit westcolfaxbid.org, or download the ride map at bit.ly/sweetestride.