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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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It’s spring, and time to clean out your medicine cabinet of expired and unused over-the-counter and prescription medications.

The Lakewood Police Department will host a drop off site for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the upper parking lot at the Lakewood Police Department, 445 S. Allison Parkway.

Police will be on hand to collect meds for proper destruction. Items that cannot be accepted include needles and sharps, mercury thermometers, oxygen containers, pressurized canisters, illicit drugs, and chemotherapy/radioactive substances.

For details, visit Lakewood.org/news.