Wheat Ridge Gazette Staff

Community

Family Tree Receives Five Kids’ Bikes From The Ridge Senior Living 

Five new bikes, helmets and locks are now in the hands of children being supported by Family Tree, a Wheat Ridge-based organization that provides life-changing services to end child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness. The bikes were built by residents and team members at The Ridge Pinehurst senior living community in Lakewood as a part

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Events

What’s Happening – June 2022

Volunteers And City Foresters Spruce Up West 38th With New Trees, Thanks To Grant A dozen volunteers led by the City of Wheat Ridge Forestry Team planted 10 new trees along 38th Avenue last month, according to Forestry & Open Space Supervisor Andrew McDonald. The May 14 event was made possible by a $4,000 grant

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Mountain View

Mountain View’s Public Works Employees: The Town’s Dynamic Duo

On a recent morning in Mountain View, residents could not help but notice that things were abuzz. Truck doors opened and men in work gloves jumped out to begin fixing potholes. Further down the block, No Parking signs indicated an imminent street sweeping. Bright green dumpsters sat beside Town Hall for the annual spring clean-up.

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Mountain View

Mountain View Code Review 101

Mountain View Code Enforcement is in full swing with Jake Cooke from Safebuilt appointed as Code Enforcement Officer. Mayor Emilie Mitcham states that residents and business owners are welcome to contact Jake to ask questions if they receive a citation. His contact information is provided on the citations. Although the Town Code is published on

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Mountain View

Community Connections

Mountain View residents will notice that this year the town is sponsoring many more community events. The goal is to provide multiple opportunities for neighbors to get to know each other. Additionally, mayor Emilie Mitcham hopes that more events will build deeper relationships between residents and their elected officials and the town’s police department. Successful

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May 2022 Happenings

Lutheran Foundation Announces Committee For The Legacy Continues Campaign The Lutheran Medical Center Foundation has announced members of The Legacy Continues Comprehensive Campaign Committee, according to Sarah Ellis, Lutheran Medical Center’s Manager of Communications. The campaign, approved by the Foundation’s board of directors last July, supports the new, replacement Lutheran Medical Center, now being built.

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What’s Happening – April 2022

Have You Noticed? 40% Of Reported Wheat Ridge Crimes Involved Your Car Well, not your car, specifically. But a review of the most recent two weeks of local crime reports turned up a surprise: motor vehicles were involved in 40 percent of incidents reported to the Wheat Ridge Police Department. Neighborhood Gazette staff took the

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March 2022 Happenings

Sign Up Soon For Savings On Your ‘Garden In A Box’ The City of Wheat Ridge is partnering with Resource Central to bring the popular Garden in a Box program back for 2022, according to a recent release from the city. The first 100 Wheat Ridge residents who purchase a qualifying garden from Resource Central

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Opinion

Letters: Enjoyed Reading ‘Still Living Here’

It was a great article and we appreciate you publishing it! I personally lived and grew up in Wheat Ridge and have so many fond memories of a great community! I have heard from several Wheat Ridge residents that they saw and read the article, Thanks, Carol Congrove Vieira Ask The Young People About ‘The

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Community

What Do Farmers Want To Know About Space?

NASA astronaut Raja Chari fielded space exploration questions from Wheat Ridge High School students during a NASA-TV live broadcast from the International Space Station the morning of Feb. 18. During an assembly in the school’s auditorium that morning, students and guests watched the broadcast after a brief FAQ presentation and remarks by Congressman Ed Perlmutter,

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