July 2021

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Community

What’s Happening – July 2021

It’s Almost August – Have You Registered Your Short-Term Rental? Remember back in February when Wheat Ridge City Council adopted an ordinance allowing and regulating short-term rentals? Well, anyone operating an STR in Wheat Ridge must be licensed with the city by Aug. 1. An STR is a dwelling unit, or portion of a dwelling

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Community

The Summer To Remember

With COVID-19 cases declining across the nation and 50 percent of Coloradans fully vaccinated by Father’s Day, is it possible that many aspects of pre-pandemic life may return this summer? A response in the affirmative may mean that summer 2021 marks a return to a familiar summer. Current publications state that people are eager to

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Community

Local Schools Exploring K-8 Options

School districts are designed with networks and pathways, starting from daycare and pre-K, then into elementary, middle and high school. Districts need to calculate and anticipate how dollars will flow to and from schools, from year to year. Using Student Based Budgeting, principals structure spending, hiring and class sizes in their buildings. Such has been

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Health

Safe Summer

Goodbye restrictions, hello summer! Most of us are anxious to get back to normal and experience the wonderful Colorado outdoors and fine weather with family and friends. Medically Speaking articles are intended to focus on prevention. There is no better time to have that focus than in the summer, when accidents and mishaps can result

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Community

Preliminary Recommendations For Lutheran Redevelopment Expected Aug. 3

Following two public meetings to inform and gather input from the public, the City of Wheat Ridge and SCL Health are set to present their preliminary recommendations for the redevelopment master plan of the Lutheran Medical Center campus. The public meeting is set for Aug. 3, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Wheat Ridge City Hall,

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Edgewater

Exciting Updates As Edgewater Pushes Onward

When I was appointed to Edgewater City Council in April, I graciously stepped into a civic body that had been dedicated to keeping our community thriving during the heights of the pandemic. Subsequently, I got my vaccine and had my first post-vaccine haircut, pedicure, playdate with our baby and date night with my husband within

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Edgewater

Elections Are Coming – Want To Serve?

Volunteering on a city committee or serving in an elected office is a way to serve your community. Edgewater municipal elections are coming up and we are looking for people who want to run for office and serve the community! City council members, acting as a body, are the legislative body for Edgewater. The mayor

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Edgewater

We’re Finding Our Way To The New Normal

Summer has arrived! The City of Edgewater is in the process of finding its new normal now that we are in the Clear Phase on Colorado’s COVID-19 Dial. As our businesses and services come alive, please remember there is still the potential threat of the pandemic spreading throughout our communities. The new Delta variant is

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Sports

Just Compensation For Student Athletes

To say that college sports are popular in America might be the understatement of the year. It’s no secret that just about every sports fan enjoys watching the college level of their favorite major league organization. As a result, any up-and-coming athlete can expect to see people flocking to buy their jersey, draft them to

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Wheat Ridge

Engage With History: Volunteer

I don’t know about you, but I got downright creaky during the last year or so, both physically and mentally. From what I read, I’m not alone. Similar changes afflicted millions of Americans in varying degrees. How to get rid of those five to 10 extra pounds and recurring brain fog are much-discussed issues these

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