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Sportline, Hope House honored at Chamber dinner

There were no rough seas at this year’s Arvada Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner held Jan. 26 at the Arvada Center. The cruise ship themed event brought together business owners and community … more

Warren Tech students go head to head in 48-hour creative jam

As Stuart Compton, game development teacher at Warren Tech, did 4 a.m. rounds at the school Sunday morning, he passed by a team of students and heard various call-outs. “Is this file checked in … more

Future of Olde Town Residences project uncertain

After a 4-3 vote by Arvada City Council to to deny Trammell Crow Co.’s preliminary development plan for the Olde Town Residences, the future of the project is uncertain. … more

Keeping students, schools safe

In Colorado, where eight school shootings have occurred since 1982 — leaving 19 dead and 29 wounded — keeping students safe is a reality that has spurred Denver metro area districts to lead the … more

Tens of thousands attend 2018 Denver Women’s March at Civic Center Park

The 2018 Women's March in Denver brought crowds and signs on the morning of Jan. 20 to Civic Center Park. more

Five questions with Amanda Beck, of Packs of Hope

What is Packs of Hope? We help children who are transitioning into foster care. We serve newborn to 17-year-olds. We give them backpacks with everything they will need for the first 24 hours of … more

Harmony Chorale tips hat to organizer of March on Washington

Nine out of 10 people on the street don’t know who Bayard Rustin is. But Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Artistic Director Steve Milloy is out to change that. Milloy composed and arranged an original … more

Jeffco Schools launches million dollar innovation fund

In an effort to capitalize on great ideas from teachers, the Jefferson County Public Schools Board of Education will be launching the Jeffco Innovation Acceleration Fund that will invest in the … more

Dancers hone skills at workshop

Lakewood resident Taylor Woolums dances daily at Colorado State University. But over the winter break, she was looking for somewhere to hone her skills until classes resumed. That’s where the … more

Local theater group brings show on the road

When Janine Kehlenbach started her theater company, 11 Minutes, six years ago the goal was to connect people. “The reason I always wanted to do theater was because I think we live in a time where … more

Arvada shelter keeps local homeless warm

As the temperatures continue to drop, those experiencing homelessness in Arvada now have a place to stay warm overnight with the opening of a severe weather shelter. The network is an extension of … more

A look back at Arvada in 2017

Hope House breaks ground Hope House of Colorado is metro-Denver’s only resource providing free self-sufficiency programs to teen moms, including residential, GED and college and career support … more

A look back at the top issues in Jefferson County Public Schools in 2017

Despite small raise, teacher pay continues to lag With the failure of the $33 million mill levy override and $535 million bond package that the Jefferson County Schools Board of Education presented … more

Arvada Center, Regis University form partnership

Regis University students interested in taking more classes in the arts will be able to starting in January through a partnership with the Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities. With this new … 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

Lack of affordable housing pushes families onto streets

Lack of sleep, anxiety, depression and acting out are all heightened mental health challenges faced by the 500 unaccompanied youths and the approximately 3,000 students experiencing homelessness in … more

Despite obstacles, ‘I have a lot of reasons to be happy'

Every day, Daliliah Wilson spends four hours simply getting to and from school. Without a car or driver’s license, Wilson, 18, must take two buses and the light rail from her Wheat Ridge home to … 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

Four questions with Smokin’ Fins Ken Boyle

What’s the Smokin’ Fins concept and what’s your role? 1I’m one of the partners of Smokin’ Fins. I primarily stay here in Colorado, but I do travel to our other sites in Arizona and Idaho. … more

Gun avoidance class gains popularity, teaches kids

Arvada parent Josiane Broussard was nervous for her three-year-old daughter to take the Eddie Eagle GunSafe class because guns are not part of their family — they are out of her comfort zone. But … more
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