🌱 First New House In Louisville + Xeriscape Design + Record Gas Prices

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Hi there, Lakewood. I’m here in your inbox this morning to get you up to speed on everything you need to know about what’s going on in town. Here’s the lowdown.

Tuesday’s weather: Partly sunny and pleasant. High: 81 Low: 55.

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Here are the top stories today in Lakewood:

  1. Three Colorado counties have moved to the worst COVID-19 category. While most of us have tried to return to normal after two years of living with the pandemic, the COVID-19 virus is still spreading, and making problems for county health departments across the state. (FOX31)
  2. Landscape designs that maximize water designed just for Denver. 5280 has you covered here with renderings and plant picks that are customized for the Colorado environment. This is a perfect opportunity to explore xeriscape design and how it might work in your yard. (5280)
  3. Outdoor resale goods are booming in Colorado. Stores specializing in reselling outdoor gear say sales are driven, in part, by the desire for affordability and the consumer’s environmental awareness. (Out There)
  4. First house in Louisville breaks ground after Marshall Fire. The first house to start the reconstruction process broke ground in Louisville on Monday, on Larkspur Lane. The owner, Jessica Carson, is excited to replace her home that was destroyed by the fire. (KOAA)
  5. As gas prices hit record highs, it may impact summer travel. With the highest gas prices ever recorded in Colorado, how will the increased cost impact your summer travel plans? (CPR)

Today in Lakewood:

  • Chromebook Basics: Jeffco Business & Workforce Center. (9 a.m.)
  • Baby Time: Lakewood Library. (9:15 a.m.)
  • West Metro Fire Rescue: Dakota Ridge High School. (Noon)
  • Microsoft Word basics: Belmar Library. (1 p.m.)
  • DeLong Park Ribbon Cutting: Golden City Hall. (5:30 p.m.)
  • Network ‘n Nature: Matthews/Winters Park. (5:30 p.m.)

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That’s it for today. I’ll see you first thing on Wednesday morning with a brand new edition of the Lakewood Daily! — Brad K. Evans

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