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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Carnation Festival Returns August 11-13

Carnation Fest

In celebration of its history as the Carnation Capital, Wheat Ridge hosts one of Colorado’s longest running events, the Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival.

This year’s all-volunteer board has been hard at work, under the leadership of Joe DeMott, to plan its 48th event from August 11-13 in Anderson Park. This year, guests can enjoy live music, two nights of fireworks, shows at the Zoppe Italian Family Circus...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Building Inspection Cancellation Form is Now Online


Building Inspection cancellations may now be submitted through our online Inspection Cancellation Form: www.ci.wheatridge.co.us/inspectioncancellation

Cancellation requests must be received by 8:00 a.m. on the day of the scheduled inspection. Any request received after this time will be subject to a $60 reinspection fee. Inspections are not automatically rescheduled.

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Channel 8 Slides Are Down

Channel 8

Wheat Ridge’s Channel 8 slides are currently down.

 The station is still running and slides will be back up once the issue is resolved. Thank you for your patience. 

Posted on: July 25, 2017

National Night Out


The Wheat Ridge Police Department invites the community to National Night Out at Hayward Park, next to City Hall at 7500 W. 29th Ave. on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 4-8 p.m.

The celebration, hosted by the Wheat Ridge Police Department, includes a tour of the Police Department, a display of police vehicles including patrol cars, the SWAT van, motorcycles, and community services vehicles, in addition to crime prevention display...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Road Closure on North Depew St. and West 29th Ave.

Road Closed

North Depew St. is closed south of West 29th Ave. due to Denver Water construction.

The closure is expected to continue for roughly three weeks. Businesses will remain open during the construction.

Please contact Heather Stauffer of Denver Water with project questions: 303-628-6663.

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Register for WRPD Citizen's Police Academy Aug. 23 - Nov. 8, 2017

Chief of Police presents to the class

Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD) has opened registration for the 2017 Citizen's Police Academy (CPA) held from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday nights for 12 weeks

The purpose of the CPA is to offer people who live and/or work in the City of Wheat Ridge an opportunity to learn first-hand about the practices and operations of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. Police and civilian personnel will present lectures and d...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Colorado Businesses and Residents Affected by Hailstorm


Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Colorado businesses and residents affected by the hailstorm that occurred May 8, 2017, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today.

The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park and Teller counties. 

These low-interest disaster loans from SBA require repayment. Eligibility ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Re-Roofing Permits and Inspections

Roof repair underway

Licensed contractors must submit roofing permit applications online. http://www.ci.wheatridge.co.us/permit Homeowners must apply in person at City Hall.

Contractors will be notified via email when permits are ready to be picked up in person. Once permits are in hand, inspections are being performed next day.

Existing permits that require amendments (for example, to add redecking) and all other non-roofing ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Metro Denver Farmers' Market Continues Thursdays through September 28

Metro Farmers Market Logo

The Farmers' Market continues Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. through September 28 at St. James Episcopal Church (8235 W. 44th Ave.)

The Metro Denver Farmers’ Market is a non-profit organization run by Colorado farmers. All the produce is Colorado grown by local farmers and picked the same day. For more information call 303-887-FARM or visit www.denverfarmersmarket.com.

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