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Network of severe weather shelters has gap in Arvada area

On wintry nights, the homeless men and women in central Jefferson County can find shelter with a network of churches that open their doors — but those living in Arvadaare often left out in the cold. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a …
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Finding faith in unique ways

When Amanda Horvath moved from Boston to the Denver area for school, she was looking for a place where she could find a sense of community. “I immediately felt at home when I started attending South Fellowship’s Summit group for young …
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Race to claim Perlmutter’s seat begins

For a decade it has been fact of political life, Ed Perlmutter owned Colorado’s 7th District. A business lawyer born and raised in Jefferson County, Perlmutter leaped from the state Senate to the 7th Congressional District seat in 2006. In six …
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    • Jeffco school board nears superintendent pick

      The field of 69 applicants for superintendent of Jefferson County Schools has been winnowed down to 11 top candidates. Those candidates, coming from Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, …

    • Hike promotes community

      More than 30 Arvada residents gathered the morning of April 15 for a community hike led by volunteer and Arvada City councilman Mark McGoff. The group, which included veteran hikers, those combating injury and first timers, hiked west and north on …

    • Arvada explores park ranger program

      As Arvada grows, visitors to parks, trails, golf courses, and other outdoor and cultural amenities are also increasing. With the increased number of visitors comes the burden of managing expectations, ensuring public safety, and assisting with …

    • Something new in Arvada Center’s 2017-18 lineup

      The Arvada Center has been bringing theater to life for 42 years, and with its newly announced 2017-2018 season, the center is bringing new stories to the stage. “We have a very well balanced season coming for our patrons,” said Rod …

    • Students show creative range at Arvada Center

      When artist Naomi Scheck was a student at Arvada High School, from 1998 to 2002, one of the teachers who made the biggest impact on her was art teacher Linda Scholes. For her part, Scholes remembers Scheck as a star whose work continually …