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Stalcheski to lead merging Arvada depts.

Ryan Stalcheski has been named the city of Arvada’s Director of Community and Economic Development. Stachelski has served the city for eight years, most recently as the director of the Arvada … more

Olde Town Arvada BID welcomes new executive director

The Olde Town Arvada, Business Improvement District (BID) has appointed Joe Hengstler as the new executive director. Hengstler said he is thrilled to bring his talents in community organizing, event … more

Arvada open house helps gather resident input

Transportation, traffic, attainable housing and single trash haulers were among the topics discusses by residents with Arvada City Council Jan. 8 at a visioning open house held at city hall. This … more

Rocky Flats subject to another lawsuit over safety

With two lawsuits pending, seven citizen groups are bringing a new legal suit to try and unseal 30-year-old documents about the troublesome Rocky Flats. Represented by Pat Mellen, a Denver-based … more

Therapy business brings balance park to Arvada

Pam Bohling, orthopedic clinical specialist at Mountain States Hand and Physical Therapy, believes that from bad things sometimes good things come. With the threat of rent at the Arvada clinic … more

Arvada couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Carl and Johnsie Nielson say the key to a long marriage is sharing. They should know: The Arvada couple celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 25. Carl, 92, and Johnsie, 90, married on … more

A look at the five priorities Arvada council had in 2018

In the 2014-2019 Council Strategic Plan, City Council identified five priority areas on which the City should focus its efforts: Infrastructure; Safe Community; Vibrant Community and Neighborhoods; … more

Arvada couple plans to open fast-casual pizza in Candelas

Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza, a fast-casual pizza franchise based in St. Petersburg, Florida, will be coming to the greater Denver area. Arvada residents Andy and Jamie Gunther are the franchise … more

Casey Coons: coach, mentor, motivator, hall of famer

As the athletic director at Arvada West, Casey Coons oversees about 20 sports programs — coaches, athletes and logistics. At 3 p.m. when may people are leaving the school, Coons' says the athletic … 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

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

Hope House resource center framed, blessed

Sixteen-year-old Aiyana Rowe didn’t think that school mattered. She frequently cut class in middle school to hang out with friends and smoke pot. She started running away from home at age 12. For … more

Santa breakfast brings smiles in Arvada

Pancakes, magic and Santa Clause were the main attractions the morning of Dec. 1 at the Apex Community Recreation Center in Arvada. The annual Santa Breakfast drew about 200 children and parents. more

Rocky Flats lawsuit ongoing

The Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge is open to the public, while a Federal District Court judge weighs the merits of a lawsuit that is trying to close it. If the judge rules in favor of the … more

American Legion Thanksgiving meal serving companionship

Mary Lu Garcia lost her husband in 2009. Since then, holidays have been difficult. The couple didn’t have any children, so Garcia’s Thanksgivings were spent waiting to go to her niece’s house. … more

Building community the goal of growing group for Dads

When Paul Smith moved to Arvada a couple months ago, he was looking for a way to connect with his neighbors and other fathers in the area. That’s why he created the Ar-DAD-a group, a community … more

Turkey Trek brings food to Community Table

Over 400 runners braved the freezing rain and snow the morning of Nov. 17 to participate in the Turkey Trek 10K, 5K and 2K held at Long Lake Ranch Park in Arvada. The race, which collected monetary … more

Tracking 2018 ballot measures and races in Arvada

As of 9:30, voters had approved the City of Arvada bond reauthorization and the Arvada Fire Protection District revenue stabilization questions on this year’s ballot. The city of … more

Arvada West comes up short in 2nd round of state soccer tourney

LITTLETON — It was the soccer version of the hurry-up offensive play that helped Arapahoe’s boys soccer team advance to the Class 5A state quarterfinals. The No. 8-seeded Warriors scored in the … more

School, gym partnership helps build strong gymnasts

Taylor Burkhart, 16, wakes up at 5:30 a.m. each week day. He travels from his home in Morrison to 5280 Gymnastics in Wheat Ridge for his morning workout. He practices from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. before he … more
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