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Homeless camps cleared along Clear Creek Trail

Trash and debris were all that was left at a Clear Creek Trail site after more than a dozen homeless people — who had been living along a stretch of trail just north of I-76 between Arvada and Wheat Ridge — were relocated last month by a …
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‘She skated to live and lived to skate’

When Yvonne Dowlen was in the room, there was a spark of happiness that came with her. As a lifelong ice skater, she inspired many at the Apex Ice Arena in Arvada as well as on the national stage. In May, Dowlen — a Lakewood resident — passed …
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Getting hitched in the great outdoors

A reoccurring theme for people who live in Colorado is that they love being outside and active in nature. So it’s only natural a classic Colorado wedding is often centered around an outdoor ceremony. Sharing Colorado’s beautiful scenery with …
    • Arvada Center begins Black Box season

      The Arvada Center is kicking off its Black Box season by tapping into two long-held theatrical traditions. The first is hiring an ensemble company of actors, directors and designers who will put on all four of the season’s Black Box …

    • My name is… Jean Gordon

      About me I am a Midwesterner, born in raised in Mason City, Iowa. My parents are still there and I am able to go back several times a year to catch up with them and childhood friends, which is great. I began my westward trek heading to the …

    • Moose spotted in Arvada

      A young bull moose visited the Arvada neighborhood around West 64th Avenue and Simms Street last week “We know that we have a lot of irrigation ditches that go up into the foothills, and that’s a way that the young animals find their way into …

    • Putting a premium on the future

      About 3 million Americans have served in the military since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and just as there are differences between generations of the public at large, there are differences between younger veterans and those who served before …

    • Apex Center celebrates sweet 16

      Randi Thomas takes his daughter Ellery to the Apex Center twice a week. It’s a place where she can play and run free and he can sit nearby and work. This has been their tradition since moving to Arvada in January. Their visits are among the 1 …

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