June 2022

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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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Sustainability

‘The Mighty ATATs’

Founded in 2013, the Wheat Ridge Active Transportation Advisory Team (“the mighty ATATs”) is a citizen-led organization that works with residents, city leadership, businesses and partner organizations to increase opportunities to walk, to ride a bike, and to connect with transit in Wheat Ridge. The ATATs work to promote and develop a physically and economically

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Events

Carnation Festival Celebrates Our Unique History

For all the newcomers who may not know about the history of our wonderful city, the Carnation Festival, held every August, provides a little insight into what makes Wheat Ridge so special. When the gold mines began to play out in the 1800s, Wheat Ridge seemed a natural location for families to begin settling to

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Wheat Ridge

Johnson Cabin History Comes Full Circle

The Grand Opening of the re-staged Johnson Cabin in Wheat Ridge’s Historical Park was a huge success at the Second Saturday May Festival. Visitors got the first glimpse into a building with an unusual and interesting history. It’s staged to provide a peek into the daily existence of a family newly arrived from the East

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Community

Snowmelt Season Means Potentially Dangerous Runoff

Warmer than normal temperatures this year have set off Colorado’s annual snowmelt a few weeks early. And, because of that, federal data is forecasting statewide streamflow to be 86 percent of average for the 2022 season. Even so, Colorado’s creeks and rivers will see rising water levels with fast moving, icy currents that could pose

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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

Resident Engagement Is Vital In Our Town

When I first moved to Mountain View, I found it difficult to stay informed about town plans. I attended a council meeting, but the language and process was intimidating and unfamiliar. I didn’t feel welcomed. I know now that this was simply my own inexperience, and not by design. But the traditional ways Town Hall

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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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Health

Uprooting And Shifting Subconscious Beliefs

On my journey to be the best me and empower my clients to do the same, I am constantly absorbing and learning all I can on psychology, the subconscious, leadership, habits and any new amazing learnings that can support us on our path.  Recently, I stumbled upon a statistic that is still leaving me a

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Sports

‘A Dream Come True’: Locals Primed For College Soccer

The tassels have been tossed for the seniors at Wheat Ridge High School. A chapter is closed, but for two soccer phenoms wrapping up their careers for the Farmers, new adventures await both in the classroom and on the college field.  Josiah Jakab and Diego Berumen have put pen to paper to play at the

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