?DIA Owes $33.5M + RTD Death Spiral + Catalytic Converter Thieves

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Happy Saturday, neighbors! Here’s everything you need to know going on locally today.

Saturday’s weather: A little snow in the morning. High: 38 Low: 23.

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Here are the top stories in Lakewood today:

  1. Judge rules that DIA still owes more than $30M to Adams County. On Thursday, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that Denver International Airport still owes Adams County $33.5 million from noise violations. (Aviation Pros)
  2. Man shot at while trying to stop someone from stealing his car’s catalytic converter. According to the Jeffco Sheriff’s office, a physical altercation took place at 8300 block of South Allison Street when a man confronted two suspects that were attempting to steal a catalytic converter from underneath his car. (CBS4)
  3. Theater students across the state return to the stage for spring musicals. As things seem to be returning to normal after two years of pandemic-related cancellations, school-aged students are back to performing on stage. (7News)
  4. Is RTD really in a “death spiral?” Denverite’s transportation writer Nathaniel Minor takes a deep dive on Denver’s transportation system and what the future holds. (Denverite)
  5. Here comes the snow again. The snow’s falling this morning in Lakewood, the question is how much snow will we get this time around? (FOX31)

Art Today in Lakewood:

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  • Kanon Collective: Whimsical World of Werick. (Noon – 5 p.m.)
  • Pirate A Contemporary Art Oasis: Disrupting the Overwhelm by Jennifer Jeannelle. (Noon – 5 p.m.)
  • NEXT Gallery: “Me Casa es Su Casa.” (Noon – 5 p.m.)
  • CORE New Art Gallery: “As I See It,” by Chuck McCoy and “Order & Entropy,” by Jude Barton. (Noon – 5 p.m.)
  • EDGE Gallery: “Works,” by John Horner and Candace Shepard. (Noon – 5 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Some local Lakewood history for Womens History Month: During the first half of the 20th century, the area around Lakewood was home to some pioneering female entrepreneurs, including the five Beers Sisters — Mattie, Edna, Bessie, Ollie and Marguerite. (Facebook)
  • Here’s the 2022 Red Rocks concert schedule so far. (9News)

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