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American ‘Mother of Valentines’ Started Mass Distribution Of Cards

As Valentine’s Day approaches and omicron infections continue to wane (we hope!), the Historical Society plans to hold its February Valentine Second Saturday Social on Feb. 12, two days ahead of the actual holiday. That should allow plenty of time to indulge in the tradition of crafting homemade Valentines instead of dashing to Walgreens for

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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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Community

Connecting Our Community

Our first Live Local event will be held on Feb. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. We are hosting a Community Build Evening at our makerspace located at the Wheat Ridge United Methodist Church, 7530 W. 38th Ave. At a Community Build Evening, you will have the opportunity to build a quick project, see demonstrations

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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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Wheat Ridge

Dressing In The 1800s Was Serious Business

As the Neighborhood Gazette went to press, excitement was mounting for the Wheat Ridge Historical Society’s first Second Saturday Social of 2022, “High Tea on the Prairie and Historical Fashion Show” at the Baugh House, set for Jan. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Society has some real pros when it comes to

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Wheat Ridge Mayor Bud Starker
Wheat Ridge

An Exciting Time To Serve The City

At this year’s annual city council retreat, my colleagues and I met to assess our progress on the 2035 Vision while looking ahead to build on what we have achieved and the accomplishments in which we can all take pride. As we renewed our focus on achieving the goals set forward in the Vision document,

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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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Wheat Ridge

Are There Sidewalks, Stormdrains In West 38th’s Future?

West of Kipling, West 38th Avenue is arguably not the safest place to bicycle or walk, due to lack of sidewalks and poor drainage on some segments of the roadway. Wheat Ridge City Council has agreed to fix that, but it depends on what the community wants and who will pay for it. “Re-examine and

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Community

Young Bakers Rise To The Challenge Of Starting Local Eatery

There may not be another Wheat Ridge restaurant run like one on 38th Avenue. Mr. Biscuits Bakery, 7176 W. 38th Ave., is youth-owned and family-operated, serving from-scratch biscuits, muffins, cinnamon rolls and a rotating lineup of other baked goods daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Joshua, 18, Annika, 23, Elijah, 16, and Marilyn Pearson,

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Community

Happy 2022!

Happy New Year from Localworks! We are excited to ring in the new year with programs that connect and engage our residents and support and promote our local businesses. In 2022, we are ramping up our Live Local program and plan on a monthly series of events. Live Local is a terrific program that connects

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