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DAR honors veterans at Arvada Cemetery

On the morning of Dec. 15, the Doctor Susan Anderson Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution gathered people to remember he fallen, honor those who served and … more

Hackberry Hill kicks off marker recycling drive

Students at Hackberry Hill Elementary in Arvada collected 23 pounds of markers to be recycled. “This is an amazing thing for us as an elementary school to be able to do,” said Hackberry Hill … more

Businesses get reprieve from new sales tax rules

The Colorado Department of Revenue has extended the deadline for Colorado businesses to comply with new sales tax rules to May 31, 2019. The emergency rules, which were enacted Sept. 26, originally … more

Jefferson County politicians named to legislative committees

The 2019 legislative session begins on Jan. 4, and committee assignments for both the House and Senate for the Democratic and Republican parties have been announced. Colorado House of Representatives … more

Michelle Obama, Santa Claus share holiday cheer with kids

There was a buzz in the air at the Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora as children began to slowly make their way to the hospital's lobby. The children, ages 3 to 17, were patients of the Center … more

Meth playing bigger role in overdose crisis, officials say

A bigger share of U.S. drug overdose deaths are being caused by methamphetamine, government health officials reported. The number of fatal overdoses involving meth more than tripled between 2011 and … more

Premier Members Credit Union hosts holiday sock drive

Premier Members Credit Union (PMCU) is hosting a holiday sock drive. Now through Dec. 21, members and the community can donate new, unworn socks to benefit local charities and nonprofits by visiting … more

DEA, state bust suspected pot-growing, luxury-car-stealing crime organization

A state investigation into a large auto-theft scheme ultimately led investigators to discover a criminal organization that not only stole and resold luxury vehicles but operated illegal marijuana … more

Trading in for Christmas at the Hope House

Young mothers from around the area came to Westminster’s Novation Church Dec. 8, as a part of the Hope House Christmas Sale. The Hope House program rewards young teen mothers with points … more

Closing out Festival of Lights

Members of Westminster’s B’Nai Torah celebrated the sixth night of Hanukkah Dec. 7 with food and lights. Members of the congregation are invited to bring their own menorahs to the celebration, … more

Economic outlook for 2019: Still growing, just more slowly

You shouldn’t notice much of a difference in Colorado’s economy in 2019 when compared to the past few years, a trio of state business and demographics experts said Dec. 6. “We are forecasting … more

Arvada Chamber makes changes going into new year

Going into 2019 the Arvada Chamber of Commerce will be making changes in how they operate. The vision is to become what Arvada Chamber President Kami Welch called a three “C” chamber with a focus … more

GOCO helps fund projects in Jeffco

Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) is supporting two initiatives in Jefferson County through grants. One is providing assistance for the land acquisition of Lippincott Ranch, and the other will help with … more

Jeffco goes to market with bond sale Wednesday

Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to get a good chunk of its voter-approved $567 million bond money as soon as possible, to begin some of the facility work it has promised. The school … more

Alkire Street project moves forward

After concerns expressed by the equestrian community and parents, students, and faculty at Van Arsdale Elementary School in 2017, a project to widen Alkire Street for increased pedestrian and … more

Localhost esports arena opens in Lakewood

Charlie Boyd has religiously watched competitive esports, or competitive video game industry for nearly seven years. He spends a lot of his time playing the Rainbow Six Siege video game, as well as … more

Outdoor Lab Foundation to offer scholarship

Jefferson County high school seniors who have been leaders for the Outdoor Lab program at least twice are eligible to apply for a new scholarship provided by the Outdoor Lab Foundation. Two $2,000 … more

C-470 expansion project expected to wrap up by summer 2019

Motorists should be able to travel along C-470 from Wadsworth Boulevard to Interstate 25 without the disruption of construction by summer 2019. The Colorado Department of Transportation held its … more

NREL delivers some zero-emission charity

It all started about eight years ago when one National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) employee started volunteering at Project Angel Heart. Since then, a group from NREL has volunteered every … more

Co-working space expands to Arvada

Thrive Workplace, a Denver-based co-working community, the launching a third location, Thrive West Arvada at 5610 Ward Road this month. “Every day we get requests from members, asking us to bring … more
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