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Arvada Chamber honors community changers

Eight great community members were honored April 4 at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce’s 67th annual Arvada Luncheon. Image Awards, which are given to outstanding individuals who go above and beyond … more

Day of note for record stores

One of the best things about the annual Record Store Day event, where local record stores all over the metro area open their doors to an intense rush of passionate music fans, is meeting people who … more

Springtime brings book events around Denver metro area

Might we say the smell of printers’ ink is in the air? Or, maybe with books online, that’s no longer viable. In any case, April is Poetry Month nationally, Arapahoe Community College holds its … more

Faith Christian embraces K-8 model

Faith Christian Academy is attempting to make the flow from grade levels more fluid through the implementation of a kindergarten through eighth grade model. Previously the school ran on a K-6, 7-8 … more

Elks celebrate 150 years, give back to community

Homer Anderson, 83, remembers the first meeting of the Arvada Elks lodge. It was March 31, 1963 in a local basement — because that’s where the beer was. “There were about 10 of us,” Anderson … more

Community garden at North Arvada Middle comes to life

The community garden at North Arvada Middle School has been a goal for more than two years. Now, with the help of several grants and community volunteers, the garden will come to life in May for this … more

Jeffco teens find new to them prom attire at Prom Swap

Airyn Stone, 16, sifted through the racks of prom dresses March 31 at the Arvada Library. Her mother and younger sister helped her pull dresses in her size that fit her style. “This dress spoke to … more

Flaggers close to being cleared along commuter rails

State regulators on March 28 said flaggers posted for two years along the Regional Transportation District's University of Colorado A Line will soon be allowed to go home. The decision by the … more

Pancakes, bunnies and smiles

Children donning bunny ears and pastel colors lined up and patiently waited the arrival of the Easter Bunny on March 24. The Easter Bunny was the guest of honor at the Bunny Breakfast hosted by Apex … more

‘She just gives so much of herself’

Anita Marcussen says she bleeds Arvada. A Colorado native, she moved to Arvada when she was 2 years old. In retirement, she has dedicated her days to preserving the town’s history and enriching the … more

‘He just does it out of joy’

John Beattie is referred to as a “staple” of the Arvada community. Three days a week, Beattie, 72, can be found picking up and dropping off food from all around the metro area to be used at … more

Amping up the arts in Olde Town Arvada

The Arvada Visitors Center and the Olde Town Business Improvement District are hoping to add more public art elements to the area to help make it a destination for visitors. “I think this goes … more

It’s time to rock your soft skills

Want to be known as an influential person who gets stuff done? Who does it all with a smile and goes through life easily and effortlessly accomplishing your goals? Read on — it’s a lot easier … more

No option off the table at Jeffco Safety Forum

With the recent attack at a Parkland, Florida, high schools — and with the massacre at Columbine High School nearing its 19th anniversary — parents, students and Jefferson County Public Schools … more

Shelter network moves forward in Arvada

Brenda Shepard stood in the gymnasium at The Rising Church in Olde Town Arvada. She was freshly showered, had a warm cup of coffee and folded clothes she recently picked out of the church’s racks, available to area homeless people and those living … more

Many faces, many facets to homelessness

In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more

Homelessness in Jeffco steps out of hiding

Small encampments along a nearby jogging path. A sleeping bag tucked under a bridge. The car parked in the far corner of the grocery store parking lot. There, often just out of the public’s sight, are the homeless of Jefferson … more
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