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Arvada welcome bag program gets a revamp

When Tera McNellis and her family moved to Arvada three years ago, there was snow on the ground and the family would pile into the car and drive around town on the weekends to see what Arvada had to … more

OpEd — Arvada can do better on recycling

Arvada is falling behind on Recycling, we can do better! Did you know that Arvada’s recycling rate is a mere 13 percent? It’s embarrassing. The majority of our waste stream is recyclable or … more

Letter to the Editor: Per the recycling OpEd last week

Thank you for bringing this issue to the attention of the city again. I wish you every success in getting city council to pay attention. I have worked on the issue of the trash haulers from the … more

Learn about early pioneer settlers during Arvada cemetery tour

Hear stories of some early Arvada pioneer settlers while touring three local cemeteries, all of which were established to bury infants of the early settlers. The self-guided tour is Sept. 22 and is … more

My Name Is... Helen Starbuck

Getting into writing I like to joke that I’ve always written. I started in junior high — but that was about the Beetles. I’ve written off-and-on my whole life. It has pretty much always been … more

Fair planned to connect Arvadans to housing resources

Arvadans for Progressive Action, a citizen volunteer group, hopes to connect Arvadans struggling with housing to resources available to them at a housing resource fair scheduled for Sept. 29. A … 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

Exuberant show sets tone for Arvada Center season

The first show in a theater’s season sets the tone for the rest of the year, and by opening its 2018-19 season with “Mamma Mia!” the Arvada Center’s message is clear — this year is going to … more

Wildcats, water issues and a woman mayor marked Arvada in the ’60s

The 1960s were a time of water uncertainty, new schools, growth, growing pains and the coming of age for the city of Arvada. In the year 1960, the census population of Arvada was recorded at 19,167. … 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

Pomona football puts 5A title run in rearview mirror

ARVADA — The time of looking back at photos and videos of Pomona players and coaches lifting the Class 5A football state championship trophy last December at Broncos Stadium at Mile High is over. … 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

Pomona remains hungry in quest for four-peat

ARVADA — Kaylie Berens is the latest line of individual all-around state champions to come from Pomona’s gymnastics program. Berens, a junior at Wheat Ridge High School, became the fourth … more

Camp gives adults with cancer new zest for life

After a year and a half of intense immunotherapy treatments with a clinical trial to treat melanoma, Tiffany Wolf was at the “end of her rope.” “I had had it with the pain, the fatigue, the … more

Arvada’s Blunn Reservoir an oasis

There are a surprising amount of people here given how early it is on a Sunday morning when I arrive at the Arvada Blunn Reservoir to watch the sun rise shortly before 6 a.m. I park, take out my … 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

Daniel Ryley named new Executive Director of AEDA

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) has appointed Daniel Ryley as the new Executive Director. “On behalf of the AEDA Board, we are excited for him to take on this new opportunity and … more

Sierra welcomes students with school addition

Before the doors opened on the first day of school for Jefferson County Students Aug. 16, swarms of Sierra Elementary School students climbed on play equipment, hung from money bars and enjoyed the … more

Arvada looks at addressing sidewalk gaps

Five sidewalk projects have been identified as top priorities for the city of Arvada. The projects would close the gap on sidewalks on Kipling Street between W. 70th Avenue to W. 72nd Avenue; on … more
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