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FRONT PAGE NEWS: 40 West’s Artline Opened With A Block Party

First Friday, June 1, on Lakewood Place between Reed and Pierce streets. The bright green-painted line on sidewalks guides visitors along the 4-1/2 mile route connecting activities and artwork at local parks. PHOTO BY KATHYRN ZEIGLER

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: "Greetings" Community Art Installation

Kia Ruiz Poses With A Chicken in front of the Wheaties Academy’s public art project, unveiled at the Anderson Pool building on June 12. Chickens and goats were themes suggested by the community to be included in the mural. PHOTO COURTESY WHEATIES ACADEMY.

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Michael Klinker’s Passion For Trees Takes Root In Edgewater

Michael Klinker makes it his business to look up — at trees, that is. The Edgewater resident’s goal is to grow the city’s leafy canopy by helping people to plant more trees.

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NEIGHBROHOOD NEWS: Heigh Ho, Heigh Ho, It’s Bike to Work We Go

Businesses, cities and citizen groups in Sloan’s Lake, Lakewood, Edgewater and Wheat Ridge will host breakfast stations, after-work parties, free snacks and beverages and help from bike techs and Bike to Work Day, Wednesday, June 27.

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Learn what the League of Women Voters Jefferson County is all about at a free, public meeting on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 11500 W. 20th St., Lakewood.

All current and prospective members are encouraged to attend. LWV is not for women only.

Activities for the year will include local Voter Service Outreach and topics such as the Jefferson County School Board elections, Money in Politics, Climate Change, Demographic Impacts and Homelessness and Hunger in Jefferson County. Also, the League’s newly designed website, www.jeffcolwv.org, will be presented.

There are six convenient meeting locations throughout Jefferson County with both daytime and evening meeting options.

LWV Jeffco will continue to offer the non-fiction book club for league members, as well as anyone interested in learning more about politics today. LWV Jeffco supports new citizen voter registration and offers ongoing voter education efforts.

For more information, call 303-238-0032 or visit www.lwvjeffco.org or email info@lwvjeffco.org.