🌱 Icy Roads + COVID-19 Cases Surging + Supply Chain Shortages

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Hello, people of Lakewood! It's me again, Brad K. Evans, your host of the Lakewood Daily.

Wednesday's weather: A snow shower or two. High: 31 Low: 17.

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Here are the top stories today in Lakewood:

  1. Possibility of dangerous road conditions prompts winter weather advisory for metro Denver. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of Colorado, with snow, rain, and ice on the way. The advisory will activate in the early hours of Wednesday morning, and stretch throughout the day. (Out There)

  2. King Soopers files restraining order against workers’ union and picketers. The company claims picketers have intimidated shoppers, harassed temporary employees, destroyed property and blocked access to the stores. The union says the grocery chain's allegations are baseless. (CPR)

  3. Colorado's COVID-19 numbers are crazy high. Colorado's health department reported 1,655 patients are hospitalized with confirmed cases. Positive cases across the state spiked on Monday to an all-time high of 24,407. The high number of patients being admitted to hospitals comes just as hospital staffing of frontline workers is as tight as it has been for since the pandemic began back in 2020. (CPR)

  4. Can't find your favorite salad dressing? How supply chain issues are making it harder to shop for groceries amid a global supply chain crisis. (9News)

  5. One of the most beloved forecasting services for skiers. Steve Conney started Powder Chasers to let his friends where the best snow would be. 20 years later, the website still giving great advise to skiers and riders. (5280)

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Today in Lakewood:

  • West Colfax Community Association: Monthly meeting. (7:30 a.m.)

  • Library for All: Interactive programs for adults with disabilities. (1 p.m.)

  • Wine Down Wednesday: West Metro Chamber of Commerce. (5 p.m.)

  • Mines Park Redevelopment Meeting: Golden City Hall. (6 p.m.)

  • Sustainable Eiber: Water Supply & Safety. (7 p.m.)

  • Upcoming Events: This week in Lakewood. (Lakewood Patch)

From my notebook:

  • West Metro Fire Protection District: Wildfire Safety is on the top of everyone's mind. Check out this information from West Metro and how to protect your home from fire. (West Metro)

  • Glow Up Your Business - Digital Marketing Bootcamp: Use this resource to sharpen your digital presence. This is a program will help you transform prospects into leads, sales, advocates and promoters of your business and brand. The info session is Wednesday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-noon at the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center, 1445 Market Street in Denver. (Register Here)

  • Free COVID-19 tests – how to get them in Colorado. Beginning today, Colorado households can order up to four rapid antigen coronavirus tests. (Patch)

  • Check out Autism Parenting Magazine’s five best practices for goal setting with autistic individuals. (Autism Parenting)

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Events:

  • Sordid Lifes - Play written by Del Shores - Presented by Wheat Ridge Theatre Co (Jan. 21)

  • Breast Ultrasound Screening Coming Direct to You! (Jan. 22)

  • Dakota Ridge High School Soccer Indoor Clinic/Tournament. Session 2 (Jan. 23)

  • Real Estate Investment Hour (Jan. 25)

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You're officially in the loop for today. I'll see you first thing Thursday morning for another Lakewood Daily update! — Brad K. Evans

This article originally appeared on the Lakewood Patch

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