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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Capture Wheat Ridge Celebration Takes Place Saturday, April 1

Cap Wheat

Capture the many images and flavors of Wheat Ridge at the Capture Wheat Ridge Celebration. This is an evening full of photos, food and fun.

This event will include:

  • 10 of your favorite local restaurants sampling the many flavors of Wheat Ridge.
  • The unveiling of the winners of our Capture Wheat Ridge photo contest.
  • A silent auction fundraiser for Localworks featuring Wheat Ridge businesses.


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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Discovery Park Playground Closed 4/17/17 to 5/12/17

Discovery Park Playground

The Parks & Recreation Department is adding 2,700 sq. feet of ADA compliant rubberized playground fall surfacing to existing playgrounds.

Thank you for your patience while we make improvements to the playgrounds. Questions? Call 303-205-7553

Posted on: March 28, 2017

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Hosted by the Wheat Ridge Parks & Recreation Department and eagerly anticipated by children of all ages, the annual Easter Egg Hunt is a celebration not only of a treasured Easter tradition, but also of the Wheat Ridge community.

On Saturday, April 8 Mayor Joyce Jay will blow the whistle at 10 am sharp and the scurry to discover more than 5,000 colorful eggs filled with candy and toys begins! There will be five age groups (ages 0-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10) each in their own area so a...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Child Safety Fair and Kite Flite Festival


Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11 a.m.

Join the Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD)  and the Kite Flite Festival team as they partner up to celebrate kites, kids and community at Anderson Park.  The WRPD will provide free child car seat inspections and replacement. The Child...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

New Affordable Homeownership Options Available through Colorado Housing and Finance Authority


The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) recently announced new down payment assistance programs and loan products for those seeking homeownership.

CHFA’s new assistance options include:
• A down payment assistance grant available for up to 4 percent of the total first mortgage loan amount, or;• A down payment assistance second mortgage loan, which is available for up to 5 percent of the total fir...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2017

RTD Will Replace Track Crossing Panel Across Miller Street Starting March 22, 2017


RTD is working on removing and replacing the RR track crossing panel across the entire width of Miller Street NW of Target. Due to the weather, Miller Street construction was delayed and will remain closed through Friday, March 31, 2017.

Posted on: March 28, 2017

Edgewater WIC Clinic Moves to MCPN Clinic at 7495 W. 29th Avenue

Edgewater WIC

Jefferson County Public Health will be moving its Edgewater WIC clinic to a new location this Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7.

The new location will be at Jeffco Family Health Services Center, 7495 W. 29th Ave. The clinic will be open and available to clients on Monday, April 10. Jefferson County Public Health also has WIC clinic sites in Lakewood, at 645 Parfet St., and in Arvad...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Wheat Ridge PD Holds Public Comment Session for CALEA Accreditation


The Wheat Ridge Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).

Agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments during a public information session.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 5 p.m.

City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Building

7500 West 29th Avenue 

City Council Chambers 

To offer comments...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Highway Closures and Detours Planned in Late February through June 2017

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CDOT will be replacing five overhead sign bridges and cantilever sign structures along I-25, I-70 and I-76 between February and June 2017.

The majority of the work will be performed during the day and outside of travel lanes. The project will require intermittent, overnight lane closures. Motorists should expect short-term traffic impacts while sign structure work takes place at these work z...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

CDOT Construction on I-70 Retaining Walls

CDOT Crew working

Starting in early February, crews will begin work on two retaining walls along I-70 near the Carr Street underpass west of the I-70 & Wadsworth Boulevard interchange.

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor partner, Hamilton Construction Company, will soon begin repairing damaged retaining and sound walls at nine locations throughout the Denver metropolitan area. The most extensive work will occur at I...

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