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Honoring those who served

Red Rocks Community College celebrated Veteran’s Day early, with a flag raising ceremony in the main atrium of the school on Nov. 9. Members of the Wheat Ridge Recruiting Company posted the colors at an empty table, to symbolize POWs and MIA soldiers. more

Arvada Police launch mobile site for teens

A new website to help students learn about the law, get safety tips and find help when needed has been launched by Arvada Police. is designed to function on a cell phone like an app, from drop down menus to telephone dialing … more

Red Rocks receives grant for children’s center

Staff members at the Children’s Center at Red Rocks Community College are working to identify and reach out to low-income families who can benefit from a recent Child Care Access Means Parents in Schools grant. The Children’s Center works … more

Hunger and Homelessness: How to Help

Many children, veterans, single parents, retirees and people with mental illnesses or disabilities share the difficulties associated with getting enough food to eat and having a safe place to live. The impact of homelessness and hunger in … more

Learn about anti-corruption act

The Jefferson Political Action Taskforce has drafted a bill called the American Anti-Corruption Act, and citizen groups are working to get it passed. The bill is intended to redefine the meaning of corruption and end the “pay for play” system … more

Cider, crafts, music on tap at Cider Day

Bring your apples and a clean jug, then watch as the Wheat Ridge Historical Society’s authentic cider press works its magic. In addition to leaving with freshly made cider, Apple Cider Day guests may enjoy craft demonstrations and buy lunch … more

Safely destroy documents at shred-a-thon

Protect your identity and personal information by taking part in the Arvada Police Shred-A-Thon. Shredding will be done from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 14 at Arvada High School, 7951 W. 65th Ave., in the north parking lot. Residents and … more

Low-cost shots offered at Arvada safety fair

Children and teens who don’t have access to health care can get affordable vaccines, including the flu shot, at a number of Shots for Tots and Teens clinics, including one Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Arvada Safety Fair. The Arvada Fire … more

Arvada Mayor brews with Denver Beer Co. to raise funds for sick children

Denver Beer Co. tapped its new Water Tower Witt Sept. 21 at its Arvada taproom. The beer is an Olde Town Arvada exclusive made in partnership with Arvada Mayor Marc Williams. Water Tower Wit, a traditionally inspired Belgian Wit brewed with lemon … more
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