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Saturday’s weather: Cloudy and colder. Chance of snow in the afternoon. High: 40 Low: 17.
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Here are the top five stories today in Lakewood:
- President Biden says Colorado’s most devastating wildfire is a ‘code red’ climate warning. “We can not ignore the reality that these fires are being left over” by global warming, Biden said Friday as he toured a neighborhood in Louisville that was reduced to ruins by last week’s Marshall fire. (Reuters)
- The award-winning chef turns his attention to Lakewood. Guests can look forward to a new concept that blends traditional Italian cuisine with a modern retro atmosphere in the Green Mountain district’s mall. (Restaurant news)
- Colorado lawmakers are working to reduce traffic emissions with a new bill that favors incentives over sanctions. State Sen., Believe Winter works hard to meet the state’s climate goals, and she says “we can not just rely on electrification.” Reducing mileage and the number of trips with a single person in vehicles are both part of a bill proposed for the upcoming Legislative Assembly in Colorado in 2022. (CPR)
- King Sooper’s union members will strike next Wednesday in stores up and down the front line. The union says unfair labor practices are at the heart of the controversy, as the two sides have been unable to negotiate a new contract. (CO Sun)
- The family was in their home in Superior, CO when they discovered the fire was heading directly toward their house, and that was when the Amazon courier driver showed up with a delivery. (earnest)
Today in Lakewood:
- Men’s Breakfast: Green Mountain Presbyterian Church. (8-9 am)
- Woodworking finishing and restoration class: Jewell Ace hardware. (12.00-13.30)
- Our American cousin: At the Benchmark Theater. (20.00)
From my notebook:
- Pets available for adoption: Cats, dogs and other pets for adoption in Lakewood. (Patch)
- 40 West Arts District Survey. Want to experience the 40 West Arts District without even leaving your car? Take this quick survey and tell them what you would be most interested in hearing on a potential future audio tour. (40 vests)
- Wheat Ridge sub-area planning plan: The City of Wheat Ridge has hired a planning consultant, MIG. Inc., to assist with the West 44th Avenue Subarea Plan. The plan will focus on West 44th Avenue from Youngfield Street to Kipling. (Wheat Ridge)
- City of Edgewater Gift Certificate Run until January 14th. The City of Edgewater is teaming up with Arvada and the Arvada Chamber of Commerce to collect gift cards to help families buy items lost in the Marshall fire. (Edge water)
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