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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Farmers 5000 Fosters Community

BRANDY MARTIN AND THE FEED YOUR SOUL FITNESS TEAM sported the largest group at the 2018 Farmers 5000 road race, held Sept. 16 at Wheat Ridge High School. The distinction earned them the coveted “Fittest on the Farm” award. The event is a major source of funds for the school’s clubs, activities, sports and groups. PHOTO COURTESY OF FEED YOUR SOUL FITNESS

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: 2018 West Colfax MuralFest

FLORIDA-BORN STREET ARTIST STEVEN TELLER APPLIES THE FINISHING STROKES to a large installation created for the 4th Annual West Colfax MuralFest. The event featured live painting, local entertainment, food trucks, craft beer and creative activities in the 40 West Arts District at Lamar Station Plaza, 6501 W. Colfax Ave. PHOTO BY KATHRYN ZEIGLER

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Jazz Vocalist Overcame Challenges To Succeed As Full-Time Musician

A JAZZ VOCALIST ON DENVER’S MUSIC SCENE for 40 years, Sloan Lake resident Tina Phillips says singing has always brought her joy. PHOTO BY KEN LUTES

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Chief Jim Lorentz Training First Responders To Deal With Dementia

IN ADDITION TO HIS WORK IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, Wheat Ridge Police Division Chief Jim Lorentz trains first responders around Colorado on identifying people with dementia. PHOTO COURTESY CITY OF WHEAT RIDGE

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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.