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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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Lakewood residents can help make decisions about building issues and historic preservation by applying for openings on Lakewood’s boards and commissions.

One opening currently exists on the Board of Appeals, which is a quasi-judicial body that hears and decides appeals of rulings or decisions made by Lakewood’s codes administrator.

One opening currently exists for a three-year term on the Historic Preservation Commission, which conducts public hearings on applications for landmark designation and makes recommendations to the City Council.

The deadline to apply is Nov. 17, and applications are available online at Lakewood.org/GetOnBoard, which also provides a full description of the qualifications for each position.

For more information, contact Donna Moreno at 303-987-7661 or donmor@lakewood.org.