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Arvada opens public restroom in Olde Town

The first public restroom in Olde Town Arvada, located at the Olde Town Transit Station Plaza, officially opened for use Oct. 16. “This is a pretty important thing in Olde Town, joke about it as we … more

Arvada woman celebrates 100 years

Eleanor “Ellie” Richards said she really hadn’t given her 100th birthday much thought. But to her three daughters, Oct. 12 was a day that came with much anticipation. “This morning was … more

Philanthropy Day honorees announced

National Philanthropy Day in Colorado celebrates giving, volunteering and charitable engagement. The day highlights the contribution that philanthropy, and those involved in the philanthropic … more

Warder students walk to school

Over 200 Warder Elementary School students in Arvada braved the cold and rain Oct. 10 to participate in the annual Walk to School Day. “It's so exciting to see people come together with the common … more

Fire recruits train for the field

Snow on Oct. 10 provided and interesting landscape for the 20 firefighters currently training in the West Metro Fire Academy. “It's just like a real fire,” said T.J. Avischious, of training in … more

Community Table seeks board of directors applicants

Community Table, a nonprofit organization that helps fight hunger in the greater Arvada area, is looking for individuals with strong leadership skills and a passion for helping others to join its … more

Arvada man aims to be more than a tourist

Ed Talbot calls himself a bit of an environmentalist. And he loves to travel. For the last 15 years Talbot has been combining those passions to volunteer with Earthwatch Institute, an international … more

Secrest Rec Center in Arvada opens to the public

The new Secrest Recreation Center, the last and most substantial projects of a group of six bond projects approved by voters in May 2016, is now open to the public. The Secrest Recreation Center site … more

‘Educating Rita’ gets smart treatment

Emily Van Fleet and John Hutton are very familiar with the words in the Arvada Center’s Black Box season-opener, “Educating Rita.” After all, they’re the only two people on the stage for the … more

Arvada Center kicks off 2018-2019 season with “Mamma Mia!”

The Arvada Center couldn’t have chosen a better musical to begin the new theater season. I love the music of ABBA. Rod A. Lansberry directs this quintessential “feel good,” show. Music and … 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

Faith Christian students serve community to wrap up homecoming week

After a week of spirit days at homecoming activities, over 300 Faith Christian High School students descended upon the Denver metro area to serve the community Sept. 28. “It's a good way to end the … more

Strong music marks shows in Aurora, Arvada

We spent a couple of happy evenings on a recent weekend surrounded by music, enhanced by live bands and fine voices …  “Mamma Mia,” by ABBA band members Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, … more

PHOTOS: Arvada Days celebrates history

Gem hunting, cow patty tossing, calf roping and old-fashioned baseball were just some of the activities available at the second annual Arvada Days festival held Sept. 22, at Clear Creek Valley Park. … more

Cemetery tour keeps Arvada history alive

The Arvada Historical Society’s cemetery tour aims to educate residents on the history of the Arvada community. The 15th annual tour, which drew about 100 people, included all three cemeteries in … more

477-unit development will be built on Arvada, Wheat Ridge border

After four hours of public comment and council discussion, the Arvada City Council unanimously approved Sept. 10 the development plan for Haskins Station, which will bring 477 units to Arvada near … more

Big projects, like moving a school grade, have lots of little steps

Author's note: It should be noted that, in the interval between this column being written and it appearing in print, the middle school in question has proactively dedicated staff to solving somebody … more

Arvada West softball cranks out win in league opener

ARVADA — Arvada West and Ralston Valley softball teams came out swinging in both teams’ Class 5A Jeffco League opener Saturday. The conference rivals combined for 23 runs and 28 hits at Ralston … more

Harkins presents first women's equality film series

Harkins celebrates trailblazing women in the first women's equality film series from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. Guests are invited to enjoy 15 films featuring the stories of women who have changed the … more

Rocky Flats trails to open while lawsuit still pending

Anybody who wants to visit the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge will now be able to. About 10 miles of trails on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge are opening to the general public this … more
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