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Sportline, Hope House honored at Chamber dinner

There were no rough seas at this year’s Arvada Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner held Jan. 26 at the Arvada Center. The cruise ship themed event brought together business owners and community … more

West Chamber changes name to West Metro Chamber

After more than 70 years of supporting businesses in Jefferson County and the West Metro area, the West Chamber is becoming the West Metro Chamber of Commerce to more accurately reflect its … more

Mountain Side Gear Rental hosts inaugural drive to help those in need

Mountain Side Gear Rental's inaugural Share the Warmth Gear and Coat Drive was a huge success, according to business founder John Hildebrandt. “When we came up with the idea to hold a gear and coat drive, we knew the community would respond, … more

Denver approves first legal marijuana club in city limits

Officials in Colorado's largest city on Feb. 26 approved Denver's first legal marijuana club and joined a small number of business across the country allowing people to consume in states where adult … more

Colorado Mills reopening gets closer

Five months after a major hail storm shattered skylights and triggered severe flooding of its interior, Colorado Mills is now approaching a reopen date. Simon Property Group, the owner of Colorado Mills, released a statement on Oct. 9 saying the … more

Before careers can soar, pilots must pay their dues

When Matt Stege was 6 years old, three T6 World War II trainer planes flew over his house en route to an air show. There was just something about it, he said, recalling that day when he stood on the … more

Eight questions with Scott Spears

My family owns the properties and I own the businesses, but we all work together. I was born and raised in Arvada. I’ve always loved Arvada and Arvada needs something cool like a lot of the other areas around Colorado. Denver obviously has … more

Hiring event to restaff Colorado Mills

Dozens of retail stores in Colorado Mills, but small and large, shut their doors on May 8, after a massive hail storm damaged the mall's roof and flooded the mall's interior. Now the mall is set to reopen on Nov. 21, just in time for retail's … more

Arvada sues parking hub builder

The City of Arvada filed a lawsuit against the Omaha-based construction company it hired to build a parking garage at a commuter rail station in the Olde Town district. According to the suit filed Sept. 25 in Jefferson County District Court, the … more

Colorado aerospace companies flying high

Colorado’s economy may be more associated with beer and marijuana than space, but the state’s robust aerospace industry is flying high. Leaps in technology and beefed-up defense spending have … more

Businesses now open in The Shops at Ralston Creek

Four businesses are now open in the Shops at Ralston Creek located at 58th Avenue and Independence in Arvada. Arvada Liquor, Tokyo Joe’s, Tropical Smoothie Cafe and Wing Stop were the first of … more

Arvada Chamber launches workforce initiative

A new workforce initiative was recently launched by the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, with support from the Arvada Economic Development Association. Arvada Works is geared toward connecting employers, … more

Heritage Square dispute still unresolved

A dispute between Heritage Amusement Park and Martin Marietta is headed to arbitration later this month, with the future of the property on the line. The arbitration process between the park owner and the property ownership began on June 15, and … more

Community comes together to serve Arvada High students

After hearing about the homeless student population at Arvada High School, the the owners of George’s Cafe, George and Deanna Karavasilis, decided to dedicate the funds from their annual bake sale … more

End of an era: Toys R Us is going the way of stickball

For decades, children ran down the sprawling aisles of Toys R Us in awe of the Barbies, the bikes and other toys laid out in front of them. Parents lined up for the latest Christmas fad, even if it … more

Five questions with Nikki Sumait

How did you get involved in the fitness world? I’ve been with 24 Hour Fitness for almost eight years. I started as a gymnast when I was younger. I also played basketball. So, I’ve always just … more

No easy fixes on horizon for Denver metro area housing crunch

Even record levels of construction won’t fix the fact that demand will outpace supply in the Denver-area housing market for the foreseeable future, according to a new study that explores the … more

West Chamber celebrates women leaders

Jefferson County leaders gathered to honor nine of their peers who have worked passionately in a variety of fields to make Jefferson County a better place at the West Chamber’s 16th annual … more

Mi Tierra celebrates 12 years with updates

For the past eight years, Arvada resident Tom Lofland, has been eating at Mi Tierra Mexican Restaurant in Olde Town Arvada. Once a week he meets up with friends from high school — Arvada West class … more

Council votes down Olde Town Residences development plan

Lack of adequate parking and an obstruction of the “grand view” were the reasons Arvada City Council rejected the development plan for the Olde Town Residences, planned for the 8.25-acre site … more
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