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Hilton celebrates first birthday in Arvada

Arvada’s first hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn Arvada, celebrated its first birthday March 15 with cake for the community. “I think our first year went exceptionally well,” said Jim Burkett, … more

My name is... Derek Streeter

My background I grew up in Arvada. I went to Van Arsdale Elementary and Oberon Middle. I started high school at Arvada West but graduated from Ralston Valley. I got a marketing degree from Colorado … more

Speech and debates teaches students confidence

For Faith Christian High School senior Mikayla Martin, participating in speech competitions has brought her confidence throughout her high school career. “People underestimate high school … more

Conversations continue on Jefferson Parkway

Plans to build the Jefferson Parkway are inching along, but there’s still a few hurdles to get over before the project can make major progress of moving forward. “There’s positive movement of … more

Pomona students fundraise for Make a Wish

After a pep rally last Friday, Pomona High School students and faculty flooded the gym floor, dumping change and dollar bills into blue buckets with the goal of raising $1,000 in one minute to kick … more

Winterfest celebrates the season, culture

Dishes from across the globe were cooking, kids were competing and cultural performers took the stage at the first ever Winterfest presented by the Arvada Festivals Commission Feb. 24 at McIlvoy Park … more

Food bank launches rebrand to reflect additional services, service areas

After 36 years of operation, The Arvada Community Food Bank is changing its name to Community Table. Leaders of the organizations say the change is to be more inclusive and reflect its coverage area … more

G Line continues to test

Testing on the G Line resumed Jan. 2, but there is still a long process before the commuter line is open to passengers. “An opening date for the G Line has not yet been announced, as such a … more

Funeral of an Arvada Marine

Marines and members of a local honor guard stand at attention during the military service for Marine Sgt. Max Brown of Arvada, the afternoon of Jan. 11, at the Fort Logan National Cemetery. Brown … more

James Mitchell remains missing and endangered

An investigation into the mid-December disappearance of 87-year-old James Mitchell of Arvada continues. The Golden Police is investigating all avenues that might lead to his whereabouts, said Golden … more

Public invited to learn about WestConnect study

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the WestConnect Coalition are hosting three public meetings to inform people about the outcomes of a recent Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) … more

Arvada remains strong and healthy

During my annual State of the City address to the Chamber of Commerce earlier this year, I talked about Arvada in terms of an annual health checkup. My diagnosis then and now is that Arvada is strong … more

Arvada’s Weir aids South Dakota State football playoff drive

Harrisonburg, Va. — The South Dakota State football team, playing at home Oct. 14, was defeated 38-18 by Northern Iowa. It was the second loss in three games and left the Jackrabbits with a 1-2 … more

Arvada Police Chief Don Wick retires

After 32 years with the Arvada Police Department, Police Chief Don Wick is retiring. “Don's impact on the city of Arvada today and in the future is and will continue to be immense,” Deputy Chief … more

Five questions with John Tandler

What do you do at Aztech Energy? We've founded with the idea of developing low-cost solar thermal products made of mostly plastics. Most solar thermal is glass and metal. We've got some technology to … more

Pomona wins state title in record-setting championship game

DENVER — Pomona and Eaglecrest put on an offensive show of historic proportion in the Class 5A football state championship game Dec. 2 at Mile High Stadium. When the dust settled, Pomona came away … more

As many large retailers struggle, cities seek solutions

As old-guard retailers shutter stores and lay off workers in the face of shifting consumer habits, Colorado municipalities are in a precarious position due to an unusual tax structure that depends … 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

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
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