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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Goats Gone Missing, Reward Offered

Five Fridges Farm’s goats are still missing as the Neighborhood Gazette went to press, but the company is “overwhelmed with gratitude for the community helping us find the missing boys,” including seven trained volunteers from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery conducting a search on Jan. 1. PHOTO COURTESY OF 5 FRIDGES FARM

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: ‘The Velvet Elvis’ Preserving Colfax History

When Firstbank bought the stonewall motel property on West Colfax, they donated the sign to the Colfax Museum. “They delivered it here and everything,” says curator Jonny Barber. PHOTO BY LAURIE DUNKLEE

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Wheat Ridge’s First Poet In Residence: Sharon Heinlen

“I have written poetry all my life, including as a young child,” said Sharon Heinlen, Wheat Ridge’s first-ever Poet In Residence. PHOTO COURTESY CITY OF WHEAT RIDGE

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NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS: Celebrate The New Year In The Art District

The 40 West Arts Gallery, 1560 Teller St., will hold an opening reception for its Members Exhibition on Feb. 1. The reception, from 5 to 9 p.m., will include wine or beer and light snacks. IMAGE COURTESY 40 WEST ARTS DISTRICT

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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.