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One game short

DENVER — It was a familiar sight at Mile High Stadium at the conclusion of the Class 5A football game. Valor Christian walked off the field with another state championship trophy in hand. The Eagles defeated Pomona 30-14 in a rematch of last …
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Putting faith to work

Since the late 1990s, Stan Brown and his wife, Tami, have been teaching Kazakhstani farmers to grow apples and other fruit trees. The Browns live in Castle Rock now, but they lived full-time in Kazakhstan until 2010. Stan returns to the Central …
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Arvadan's overseas adventure goes painfully wrong

Shawn Marshall traveled to the other side of the world in search of adventure — a memorable romp in Thailand with two friends before he got married next year. On Sunday he returned to Colorado, but not with the souvenirs he wanted: A punctured …
    • Grand Jury reviewing investigation into Arvada fire

      A Jefferson County grand jury is reviewing a May fire in Arvada that killed three people. Pam Russell, a spokeswoman for the 1st Judicial District Attorney’s Office, confirmed Thursday that the …

    • Hunter Bay Coffee Roasters opens in Olde Town Arvada

      As of Dec. 3, when Hunter Bay Coffee opened its doors, the smell of freshly roasted coffee beans has been wafting through Olde Town Arvada. The roaster — established in 1991 in Missoula, Montana — took over the building that once inhabited …

    • A holly jolly Jeffco shopping guide for those unique gifts

      Finding a great gift that people both love to give and receive can be a challenge at times. And finding something that is unique and supports the local community can make the quest even more difficult. So Colorado Community Media went on a …

    • Jeffco talks possible school closures, program cuts

      With the failure of ballot measures 3A and 3B — the mill levy override and bond package the Jefferson County Board of Education presented to voters Nov. 8 — the school district wants to know what the community is willing to give up to help the …

    • Road projects on hold after ballot measure failure

      Surveys and other forms of citizen input have told the City of Arvada that improving local streets and roads is a high priority for residents. But Arvada voters rejected Ballot Measure 2G — the proposed half-cent sales tax increase that would …