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Results leave funding for Jeffco schools uncertain

Early results released by the Colorado Secretary of State at 10:10 p.m. show support for the Jefferson County Public Schools bond and mill levy override is split: 51.67 percent are saying yes to … more

Discussion of future Jeffco visual arts school leaves unanswered questions

After an hour of presentation and discussion with the Jefferson County Board of Education and the planning committee for a future Jeffco School of Art and Design Nov. 1, questions were left … more

Fandomonium celebrates pop culture

Batman, Klingons, storm troopers and Gryffindors were just a few of the characters that could be found Nov. 3 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for the Jeffco Library’s Fandomonium. Free to the … more

Colorado-based 98th Signal Battalion prepares for deployment

For Capt. Justin Brown, an Arvada resident, deployment means leaving his family and friends behind. It means leaving beautiful Colorado, missing ski season and racking up his mountain bike. But it … more

Pomona High presents student-directed one-act plays

For Pomona High School seniors Benjamin Saprano and Abbie Traynor, both members of the schools arts and humanities program PAH, directing a play of their choosing with their peers as actors is a … more

Arvadan seeks to be first openly transgender person to hold state office

Brianna Titone, an Arvada resident seeking election to represent House District 27 in Jefferson County, is hoping to make history as the first openly transgender person to hold state office in … more

Criticism and counterpoints about $567 million Jeffco bond

Critics of the Jefferson County Public School’s $567 million bond measure on the November ballot say the improvements to laid out in the capital improvement plan are unclear, not fair to all … more

Arvada teen performs in musical about bleeding disorders

For Carson McCabe, 17, living with a bleeding disorder limits his daily life. He can't play contact sports, and psychologicaly it disconnects him from others his age. “It's one of those things that … more

Taste of Arvada features bites from around town

Roasted poblano and jalapeño cream soup, deviled eggs with candied bacon, German Bratwurst with beer mustard and pork belly donuts were just some of the bites enjoyed at the Taste of Arvada held … more

Capital projects big focus of Arvada budget

The Arvada City Council will adopt the 2019-2020 Biennial Operating and Capital Budget this month. The proposed budget for all funds budgeted for 2019 is $235 million. Major additions to the proposed … more

Steuben's Arvada preps for Triple D airing

The Steuben's Monte Cristo and chilaquiles will get the national stage Nov. 2 when they are featured on an episode of Food Network's “Triple D Nation.” The show, which premiered in July, revisits … more

Arvada woman celebrates 100 years

Eleanor “Ellie” Richards said she really hadn’t given her 100th birthday much thought. But to her three daughters, Oct. 12 was a day that came with much anticipation. “This morning was … more

Warder students walk to school

Over 200 Warder Elementary School students in Arvada braved the cold and rain Oct. 10 to participate in the annual Walk to School Day. “It's so exciting to see people come together with the common … more

Fire recruits train for the field

Snow on Oct. 10 provided and interesting landscape for the 20 firefighters currently training in the West Metro Fire Academy. “It's just like a real fire,” said T.J. Avischious, of training in … more

School safety task force calls for proactive approach

The goal of the Jefferson County Public Schools’ community safety and security task force recommendations are to move from a reactive to proactive response when it comes to the safety and security … more

Arvada man aims to be more than a tourist

Ed Talbot calls himself a bit of an environmentalist. And he loves to travel. For the last 15 years Talbot has been combining those passions to volunteer with Earthwatch Institute, an international … more

School, gym partnership helps build strong gymnasts

Taylor Burkhart, 16, wakes up at 5:30 a.m. each week day. He travels from his home in Morrison to 5280 Gymnastics in Wheat Ridge for his morning workout. He practices from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. before he … more

Jeffco high schoolers receive national honors

Six students at D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High were named as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program in late September, which represents 4 percent of their graduating class. “The … more

Arvadans test strength to raise funds for Special Olympics Colorado

Seven teams tested their strength Sept. 29 at the fourth annual Fire Truck Pull, a joint fundraiser for Special Olympics Colorado hosted by the Arvada Fire and Arvada Police departments. Each year … more

Faith Christian students serve community to wrap up homecoming week

After a week of spirit days at homecoming activities, over 300 Faith Christian High School students descended upon the Denver metro area to serve the community Sept. 28. “It's a good way to end the … more
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