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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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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.