Wheat Ridge Gazette Staff

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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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Community

Art On The Farm, And Now In The Barn

The art community’s footprint in Wheat Ridge continues to grow. Between the Art League, Wheat Ridge Creates and the Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission we’ve seen growth with tremendous support from the city in terms of budgets and resources, including sponsorship dollars from local partners. The seasonal, monthly Art on the Farm event is a gathering

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Happenings February 2022

Deadline For Applications To Volunteer On Wheat Ridge Boards and Commissions Is Feb. 11 The City of Wheat Ridge is recruiting residents wanting to participate in their government as volunteers on the city’s boards and commissions. Generally, applicants must live in the district for which they are applying except for At-Large positions, and sometimes exceptions

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Community

Possible West 44th Makeover Kicks Off With Feb. 23 Meeting

The City of Wheat Ridge has hired a planning consultant, MIG. Inc, to assist with the West 44th Avenue Subarea Plan, according to a recent press release from the city. The plan will focus on West 44th Avenue from Youngfield Street to Clear Creek near Field Street; it includes the portion of the city between

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Marketplace

Mike Paquette, Chiropractor And Neighbor

Mike Paquette, DC, moved to Wheat Ridge and opened Aim High Chiropractic Wheat Ridge, 7200 W. 44th Ave. We asked him about his journey to our city. Why did you choose to open your practice in Wheat Ridge? Growing up in a small town has a charm of its own. For one, the sense of

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Community

Still Living Here, After All These Years

Like most cities, there may seem to be a lot more traffic on the streets in Wheat Ridge, but that doesn’t necessarily translate into a major population increase. And some native residents who were born, raised, and – in some cases – worked their entire lives in the city have noted some changes. Some facts

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