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On wintry nights, the homeless men and women in central Jefferson County can find shelter with a network of churches that open their doors — but those living in Arvadaare often left out in the cold. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a … more
Like many avid fishermen, Robert Dominguez Jr. has been waiting patiently for the Arvada Reservoir to open for the season. “I love to fish,” he said standing on the fishing dock next to four polls early Sunday morning. The reservoir, … more
Kites of all shapes and sizes filled the sky above Stengar Sports Complex April 2 during the 16th annual Arvada Kite Festival. BB-8, a Star Wars character, was seen flying next to a butterfly and a traditional kite with Dora the Explorer printed on … more
Student artists will get a taste of the art industry April 7 when they showcase their work during the First Friday Art Walk in Olde Town Arvada. Work created by 35 students from Two Roads Charter School, Arvada High and Pomona High will be … more
A presentation of the proposed budget for Jefferson County Public Schools is scheduled for the April 20 Board of Education meeting with final adoption scheduled for May 4. Discussion on development of the 2017/2018 budget began in October with … more
It came down to two contestants in the 14th round. With confidence, Nancy Bielak spelled: O-B-S-E-Q-U-I-O-U-S, obsequious. With that, she won the 60+ Spelling Bee for the third time in a row. The eighth annual contest, held March 23 at the Apex … more
When Rebel Rodriguez started attending The Rising Church in Olde Town Arvada, she wanted to serve the community. So, she got involved with the church’s food bank. A short time later, she ended up running it. Today, The Rising’s food bank … more
Bill Orchard is someone you can always call for help. Best known around Arvada for his work with the community garden and the park committee, he is the recipient of the 2017 Arvada Chamber Man of the Year award. “I think it’s wonderful,” … more
Robert McDonald was shocked when city staff started cheering as he approached the counter to process his passport at about 3 p.m. on March 16. LIttle did he know he was the 30,000th passport applicant at the Arvada City Clerk’s office. The City … more
Community members and business professionals packed the lobby of Arvada’s first hotel March 16 for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony. “I can’t tell you what a special day this is for Arvada,” Mayor Marc Williams told the crowd. The … more
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