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Arvada resident publishes book

Does God speak today or is He silent? Does He even exist? Are the people who say they hear from Him crazy? These are some of the questions Arvada resident Susan Roberts addresses in her new book, … more

Arvada Chamber makes changes going into new year

Going into 2019 the Arvada Chamber of Commerce will be making changes in how they operate. The vision is to become what Arvada Chamber President Kami Welch called a three “C” chamber with a focus … more

Alkire Street project moves forward

After concerns expressed by the equestrian community and parents, students, and faculty at Van Arsdale Elementary School in 2017, a project to widen Alkire Street for increased pedestrian and … more

Arvada lights up Olde Town

Arvada residents gathered around Olde Town Square Dec. 4 for the annual tree lighting. Before lighting up the large tree decorated for Christmas, Arvada Mayor Marc Williams remarked that the crowd … more

Co-working space expands to Arvada

Thrive Workplace, a Denver-based co-working community, the launching a third location, Thrive West Arvada at 5610 Ward Road this month. “Every day we get requests from members, asking us to bring … more

Speak Up Arvada gathers input from community

Ideas around mobility, connectivity, waste hauling and community vibrancy emerged from Arvada residents during the Speak Up Arvada community outreach initiative. The initiative, which was born out of … more

‘Twist Your Dickens,’ ‘Elf’ at opposite ends of holiday fare

The past week led us to two of many local theatrical holiday celebrations — one for families and the other clearly for grownups—and the metro area theaters offer a range of holiday entertainments … more

Youth orchestra aims to develop next generation

At some point, all musicians are going to have to deal with the stresses of auditioning. And while this is an important skill to master, there’s also something to be said for letting young … more

Hope House resource center framed, blessed

Sixteen-year-old Aiyana Rowe didn’t think that school mattered. She frequently cut class in middle school to hang out with friends and smoke pot. She started running away from home at age 12. For … more

Santa breakfast brings smiles in Arvada

Pancakes, magic and Santa Clause were the main attractions the morning of Dec. 1 at the Apex Community Recreation Center in Arvada. The annual Santa Breakfast drew about 200 children and parents. more

Letter to the editor: A poem to a park

I went to the dog park the other day, And this is what I have to say. To the volunteers, let’s do the math, The hours it took to lay that path. Carpeted trails all neat and … more

Coffee roaster aims to be heart of the community

The driving force behind the launch of Red Silo Coffee Roasters was the co-owner Greg Pierce just wanted a good cup of coffee. Pierce, a managing partner for Micro Commercial, is part of the team … more

Arvada Center curtain rises on Christmas cheer

One of the best things about the holiday season is gathering together with family and friends to watch one of the many classic Christmas movies. One of the more recent entries into the canon is the … more

Rocky Flats lawsuit ongoing

The Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge is open to the public, while a Federal District Court judge weighs the merits of a lawsuit that is trying to close it. If the judge rules in favor of the … more

Faith Christian football ends season in state semis

There is no good way to end a season if it doesn't end in a championship. The Faith Christian Eagles (9-3) season ended on a cold and icy day with a loss to the La Junta Tigers (12-0) in the 2A State … more

American Legion Thanksgiving meal serving companionship

Mary Lu Garcia lost her husband in 2009. Since then, holidays have been difficult. The couple didn’t have any children, so Garcia’s Thanksgivings were spent waiting to go to her niece’s house. … more

Building community the goal of growing group for Dads

When Paul Smith moved to Arvada a couple months ago, he was looking for a way to connect with his neighbors and other fathers in the area. That’s why he created the Ar-DAD-a group, a community … more

Council awards grants to groups working with vulnerable citizens

Teen mothers face significant challenges with only half graduating from high school and fewer than 2 percent earning college degrees. Thanks to the Arvada Community Development Block Grant, Hope … more

Turkey Trek brings food to Community Table

Over 400 runners braved the freezing rain and snow the morning of Nov. 17 to participate in the Turkey Trek 10K, 5K and 2K held at Long Lake Ranch Park in Arvada. The race, which collected monetary … more

Jeffco mayors talk about the issues

Mayors from Arvada, Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Golden and Westminster gathered Nov. 16 at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce's Third Friday Breakfast to share their thoughts on issues that affect all … more
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