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Arvada looks at addressing sidewalk gaps

Five sidewalk projects have been identified as top priorities for the city of Arvada. The projects would close the gap on sidewalks on Kipling Street between W. 70th Avenue to W. 72nd Avenue; on … more

My Name Is... Sami Schultz of Arvada

Getting connected I was told by my teacher at Early College of Arvada to do the internship at the Center for Visual Arts because she knows like art. I like to draw characters and mostly editing photos … more

Books, pencils, and a brand new building

On the school supply list for eighth graders at Drake Middle School this year are books, pencils, and a brand new building. Drake unveiled the new eighth grade wing on Friday, Aug. 10, less than a … more

Arts & Ales returns to the Arvada Center

Arvada resident Michelle Barz frequents the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities for shows on a regular basis, so attending an event that combined arts, local beer and fundraising for the … more

National Night Out celebrates Arvada community

Block parties popped up all over Arvada Aug. 7 to celebrate National Night Out, a community effort to reduce crime and the fear of crime in our neighborhoods through relationship-building. This … more

C'mon, be a tool! Making a difference together as a community

During the annual Be a Tool Day of Service, it’s not uncommon to see a homeowner serving cold drinks, moving materials or working alongside volunteers. “It’s special to see their joy and how … more

‘Everybody should be kind to one another’

At 100 years old, Sara Wilson is full of life, attending yoga at least once a week, reading mystery novels, cooking, cleaning and taking care of her lawn. She still lives on her own in the same house … more

Celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter at Jeffco libraries

Wizard-loving muggles gathered throughout Jefferson County libraries last week to celebrate "the boy who lived" and the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” — which was … more

Arvada Center holds auditions for two roles in ‘Seussical’

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will hold auditions to replace two cast members for “Seussical” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at the Arvada Center, 6901 Wadsworth Blvd., … more

Arvada Center, Miners Alley take home Henry Awards

Arvada Center productions, directors, actors, and designers were recognized on July 23 at the Colorado Theatre Guild’s 13th annual Henry Awards. The Arvada Center won or tied for eight of the 29 … more

Arvada man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

Troy Steven Glassford, 39, pleaded guilty in the vehicular homicide death of 43-year-old Nathan Osburn. On January 10, Arvada police were called to the area of Pomona Drive and Quay Drive on the … more

Youth swim, bike, run way to fitness

On hundred are youth ranging in age from five to 13 years old participated in the first Kids' TRYathlon put on by the Apex Parks and Recreation District July 29. The event utilized both the Apex … more

Off the streets with a grandson to raise

“What’s not to love about raising a 6-year-old boy?” Melissa Winters asked. Winters, 54, who is about nine months away from earning her massage therapy licensure, is raising her grandson Jaiden … more

Eleven families now have a place to call home

The apartment was sparsely furnished, the walls bare. Light from the windows illuminated the living room, showing a couch, chair, side table and table with a computer, which acted as the TV. But the … more

Mother and son die in Arvada fire

A mother and son are dead after a fire in Arvada the morning of July 27. The call first came in to the Arvada Fire Protection District at 2:50 a.m. as a smell of smoke from a neighbor who was … more

Lakewood man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of children

Michael Gowey, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of children before a Jefferson County judge July 26. Gowey was arrested on the charges filed by the First Judicial District in … more

Social media posts lands two Arvadans in conflict

Two investigations are now underway concerning social media postings from Arvada residents. The first came when Arvada resident Katie Winner found a paid advertisement on the political Facebook page … more

G Line rolls one step closer to opening

Almost two years after it was supposed to open, the G Line is one step closer to actually carrying passengers throughout the metro area. The Regional Transportation District and its light rail … more

St. Anne prepares for 34th bazaar

For 34 years the bazaar at the Shine of St. Anne Catholic Parish has been bringing the community together with sausage sandwiches, bingo and live music. Celebrated annually the last week of July to … more

My name is… Jermaiah Sawaqed

About me I'm a Middle Eastern boy who likes to write rap music and wants to change the world. Music is a big part of my life that influences a lot of what I do. Once I started writing it about a year … more
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