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As an elementary school teacher in New Mexico, Nick Mischel had to keep a certain appearance. “In teaching, you have to be relatively conservative,” Mischel said. “I was able to have a goatee, but not a full-on beard.” Three years ago, … more
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“Archetype Revival” explores ways in which traditional archetypes can be reinvented — the theme for the 2016 class of nine Design and Build students at Museum Outdoor Arts this summer. Traditional archetypes can indeed be reinvented — and a … more
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Mark Usery started officiating high school football games in 1979 to earn extra spending money when he was a student at Colorado State University. At that time, there were plenty of teachers, educators and young adults blowing whistles and … more
Summer is fully underway, and that means kids are out of school, the weather is nice and we're all looking for something fun to do. Below is a list of some uniquely Arvada events and places to take you, your family and even the family pet this … more
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While the audience continues to find seats at Lakewood's The Edge Theater, four actors begin a slow game of pool in the Manhattan bar that takes up the entire stage space. They move slowly, carefully and gracefully around the table, which almost … more
On a sunny day, a cold creamy treat seems to hit the spot, and in Olde Town Arvada, the spot is Scrumptious. “How may I help you today?” the ice cream man asked a family as a mom, her two kids and their grandpa rush into the ice cream, candy … more
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What felt like the flu turned out to be something more final. And for Arvada dad and grandfather Gerry Gallick, the prognosis shook up his life. But faith kept him steady. “I’ve always been religious,” said Gallick, who has … more
An apparently unthinking and selfish action sabotaged Todd Wessels’ effort to break the Guinness world record for a 10-pin bowling marathon. Moe’s Original Bar B Que in Englewood donated the use of the lane and other support to Wessels’ … more
On Aug. 13, the Arvada Community Food Bank presented the Arvada Community Garden with a plaque honoring the years of support and the thousands of pounds of food the gardeners have donated to ACFB. Most years, approximately 2,000 pounds of food makes … more
About me I was born in Denver and live in Wheat Ridge. My favorite thing about Lakewood is going to my nan’s house and visiting my great-grandparents. I like going to the creek behind their house. Mother Robyn Bucknam: Pearl’s parents grew up in Lakewood and are Lakewood High alums. Pearl frequently visits her grandmother’s house in Lakewood, and when she’s there she loves to play with her cousins and explore the greenbelt and creek by the house. Her grandmother is a jewelrymaker so Pearl loves to visit her nan’s studio and work on fun projects together. Ice skating in Belmar is a holiday tradition and Cider Days is always fun. more
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