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Getting the season off to a bright, beautiful start

It’s always better to catch your favorite musicians at a concert in a small venue — the smaller the better. It provides a feeling of intimacy, of communing directly with the artist. One of the … more

Five questions with Moni Piz Wilson

What’s the story behind Grandma’s Frozen Noodles? We’ve been around since 1961. We saw a niche that needed to be filled in the market and back then the grocery world was a whole different animal. That was back when the first King Soopers … more

Theatrical options for the holiday season

The holidays mean something different to everyone, but if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it is that they should be spent with the people who mean the most to us. And as far as activities go for the holidays, few are better than … more

Remembering Roy Halladay, a hometown all-star

The hard work and determination Roy Halladay brought to his athletics is something Jeff Legault, baseball coach at Dakota Ridge High School, teaches to his players daily. As an assistant coach at Arvada West High School in the early 1990s, … more

Colorado senator one of six chosen for STEMx fellowship

Colorado Sen. Rachel Zenzinger, of Arvada, was chosen by the STEMx program to participate in a policy fellowship in 2018. STEMx selects six policy makers from hundreds of legislators in a 21-state region. Those six policymakers study ways to … more

Five questions with Andrew Dahler

What does a beer curator do? Drink lots of beer. No, really, what I do is beer and brewery representatives come in and try me on their beer and try to get it on draft at Kline's. I use a judging system. If I feel that the beer will sell well or … more

Taste of Arvada features best bites in town

New and old, sweet or bold — all those flavors and more were on display to tickle the tastebuds of food and drink lovers at the 2017 Taste of Arvada on Oct. 26. The event sold out again this year, filling the Apex Center with folks eager to … more

Human Service grants address housing in Arvada

Of the $210,000 given to area nonprofits by the city of Arvada Human Services grants, the majority of them focus on services geared toward residents maintaining or gaining housing. “This year we gave extra thought to agencies providing rental … more

Olde Town welcomes trick or treaters

Dressed as The Beast, from Disney's “Beauty and the Beast,” Mike Bonnema accompanied his three-year-old daughter, Kayla, in her gold Belle dress through the streets of Olde Town Arvada Friday, Oct. 27. Their family has made attending the Olde … more

G Line meeting shows a community with little patience left

Michael Mutnan recalls when the original RTD G Line was announced in 2004 with plans to create a light rail system to connect Arvada, Wheat Ridge and Denver that would open in 2013. That was before a man drove his car onto tracks in California … more

Must see theater: The Foreigner

I’m usually pretty enthusiastic about the theater productions I see. Since I’ve worked behind the scenes, I know how much effort goes into each play. I’m completely smitten with the current Black Box theater production of “The Foreigner.” … more

RRCC teaches managerial skills to keep employees safe

A person can have all the technical training necessary to be successful on a job site, but training to be a good boss is something most don’t receive. “You might be an awesome welder on Friday and then have to be a boss on Monday,” said … more

The lifeline between community and first responders

One thing that people hope they never have to do is call 911. “But when they do, we’re here to make sure they get what they need for safety and quality of life,” said Jeff Streeter, the executive director of JeffCom 911. JeffCom 911 is … more

Chalking up some art at Cheapskates

If you’re sitting at the bar in Cheapskates in Olde Town Arvada, you might feel like you’re being watched. Pennywise, the clown from the movie based on the Stephen King novel “IT,” peers ominously across the bar while holding his iconic … more

Local breweries have solid showing at beer fest

Every year, the Great American Beer Festival brings hundreds of breweries from all over the country to the Mile High City to duke it out over who creates the best ales, IPAs, lagers, German beers and more. And while the real winners are those who … more

"The Foreigner" brings laughs—but with a reminder

The lobby/dining area of a woodsy, somewhat worn, fishing lodge in Georgia has a welcoming desk, simple furnishings, an outside entry — large double doors at the rear of the set — and … more

Taste of Arvada just around the corner

The Flying Pig Bacon Co. is among the new restaurants that will be featured at this year's Taste of Arvada. The bacon-forward eatery is taking over the space where The Eggshell previously lived in Olde Town Arvada and anticipates opening in March … more

Choices abound for a family friendly Halloween

It can be a bit nerve-wracking for parents to send their children out trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around every year, with strangers around and visiting places they might not be familiar with. But more and more cities, libraries and … more

Binge-watching — at the theater

One of the fun things about binge-watching — aside from spending long stretches in a reclining position — is you get a lot of plot, character development and acting range in a compressed amount of time. The trend, thanks to the advent of … more

Nancy Ford - Arvada City Council District 1 candidate

Nancy Ford has lived in Arvada since April 2008. He is an educator and self-employed market researcher who was elected to District 1 in 2015. He has a bachelor’s degree in educational background, a master’s in design merchandising and … more
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