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Spacecraft will take astronauts back to the moon

A spacecraft capsule that will return astronauts to the moon has been completed and shipped to Florida for final assembly into a full spacecraft, according to a news release from Lockheed Martin. The … more

Seasoned Professionals take down AYP in kickball game

It was Wednesday night, Aug. 29, and the Arvada Young Professionals were looking for a victory. They had challenged a team of other Arvada Chamber members to a kickball game for the fall quarterly … more

Arvada company helps battle Alzheimer's

MorningStar of Arvada in partnership with Safe Home Care held a benefit golf tournament at Fossil Trace Golf Club on June 27, for the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. This one day … more

New moms supported at Jefferson County breastfeeding fair

Jefferson County’s Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) sees new mothers come in all the time with questions about how to care for their newborn child. One of those … more

Jeffco asks for public’s input in planning for future development

Usually the only time people think much about zoning is when it is too late, after major developments have already been approved, or a dreamed-of addition is already denied by the county. However … more

Back to hitting the books at Mines

This year’s freshman class is the largest in Colorado School of Mines’ history — about 1,380 new freshmen and transfer students began classes, along with the upperclassmen, on Aug. 20. Mines’ … more

Taunaz Tavern to expand

Locally owned Taunaz Tavern will expand its dining options with the opening of Breakfast on Ralston in early October. The new restaurant at 9604 Ralston Road, less than a mile from the original … more

Sheriff asks for help with locating Lookout Mountain shooter

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in identifying three individuals involved in a shooting on Lookout Mountain. At about 9 a.m. on Aug. 20, a sheriff’s office … more

Wheat Ridge Regional Center may have improperly sterilized medical equipment

The Wheat Ridge Regional Center was ordered to halt all medical and dental procedures after a visit from the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) on July 31 of this year. CDHS requested a … more

Last of eight sentenced in kidnapping and assault of Arvada man

A teen charged as an adult for his part in a violent crime spree that included the shooting of an 18-year-old Arvada man was sentenced Aug. 17. Luis Julian Riso, 18, was given a 21-year prison … more

Area hospitals honored for heart, stroke care

Nine Centura Health hospitals have received Get With The Guidelines awards, given by American Heart Association/American Stroke Assication to hospitals that provide industry-leading heart and stroke … more

Swim Across America makes waves at Chatfield

Lauren Alfino is just a little more stubborn than others. On an impossibly perfect Colorado day, hundreds of swimmers prepared for a dip in the Chatfield Reservoir Aug. 26. And Alfino, undoubtedly, … more

Dog fitness tracker helps keep Fido in top shape

When Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek began jogging with his dog, Darwin, the three-mile runs were making the bull terrier sick with fatigue. Hasek was surprised, thinking his dog led a healthy … more

Jeffco school district to seek a bond and mill levy this November

The Jefferson Public Schools Board of Education went three for three at its Aug 23 meeting, voicing support for a statewide school funding measure, and also deciding to go for county tax increases as … more

Shanahan awarded 'Fire in the Gut' honor

To the tune of AC/DC's “Thunderstruck,” five retired Navy SEALs parachuted down to Centennial Airport to kick off the 2018 Navy SEAL Foundation's Denver Evening of Tribute. The banquet, held Aug. … more

Arvada West Vocal Showcase wins The American Prize in Choral Performance

The Arvada West High School Vocal Showcase was named the 2017-18 winner of The American Prize in Choral Performance in the high school division. “I would say that any accolades that come our way … more

Catholic school in Arvada gets $20,000 donation for technology

A $20,000 donation from Remington Homes has allowed Shrine of St. Anne School to improve its technology for the new school year. The donation, given to the schools IT Committee, was used to upgrade … more

Offering the community a modernized McDonald’s

Paula Gaer is a longtime customer of the Applewood McDonald’s and used to visit the restaurant frequently when she lived in the area. Now that Gaer, 63, lives in Denver, she doesn’t come quite as … more

Arvada woman fights global crisis

During a trip to the Nepalese city of Thamel in 2015, then 17-year-old Ashlee Nawrocki’s eyes were opened to the horrors of human trafficking when she met an 8-year-old victim on the streets of the … more

Arvada family finds live yellowjacket nest in ceiling

For several weeks, the Tidd family in West Arvada heard a sound coming from the ceiling above their dinning table. “It was kind of a creepy sound, but we thought that maybe it was water … more
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