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Happy Tuesday, Lakewood! Here’s what you need to know about what’s happening in town today.

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Here are the top stories today in Lakewood:

  1. One more vote and Aurora will ban urban camping. Much like Denver’s camping ban, which hasn’t actually stopped urban camping, Aurora’s city council moves one vote closer to essentially make homelessness illegal. (7News)
  2. Jefferson County named in federal lawsuit. The county was named in the lawsuit stemming from the 2020 George Floyd protests in Denver. (FOX31)
  3. CU women’s basketball team earns No. 7 seed in NCAA Tournament. The Buffaloes are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2013 and will face Creighton on Friday, March 18. (KRDO)
  4. Colorado election officials hope to prevent insider threats to election security. Inspired by Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, Colorado legislators are working to make sure elections are free from interference, even from insiders. (CO Sun)
  5. Keystone’s new lift will make remote terrain more accessible. The game changing chairlift is part of Keystone’s plan to install a high-speed, six-seat lift will take visitors into advanced terrain in three of the resort’s popular bowls. (5280)

Today in Lakewood:

  • Dynamic Cover Letters: Jefferson County Business & Workforce Center. (9 a.m.)
  • South Jeffco Business Alliance: West Metro Chamber of Commerce. (9 a.m.)
  • Baby Time: Lakewood Library. (9:15 a.m.)
  • Celebrating The Body: 40 West Arts District. (11 a.m.)
  • Book Group: Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo. (12:30 p.m.)
  • Textile Craft Drop In: Belmar Library. (1 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Have you visited Heritage Lakewood? Located at Belmar Park, this cultural attraction is a 20th century history park, museum and festival experience that celebrates the community. The heritage center is home to 15 historic buildings, more than 40,000 artifacts, rotating and permanent exhibits, a festival area and an outdoor amphitheater. The Visitor Center and Museum Store are open Tue.-Sat. from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Grounds are open daily. Located at 801 S. Yarrow Street. (Lakewood)
  • Small But Mighty Small Business Grants Program. Members of the Alameda Connects are eligible to participate in the Alameda Connects Small but Mighty Small Business Grants Program. Grants are designed to fund projects that can be fully implemented in 2022. (Alameda Connects)

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