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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

Arvada Police investigate string of burglaries

The Arvada Police Department is investigating eight business burglaries that occurred in the early morning hours of Oct. 11 in the city. more

Community Table seeks board of directors applicants

Community Table, a nonprofit organization that helps fight hunger in the greater Arvada area, is looking for individuals with strong leadership skills and a passion for helping others to join its … 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

Secrest Rec Center in Arvada opens to the public

The new Secrest Recreation Center, the last and most substantial projects of a group of six bond projects approved by voters in May 2016, is now open to the public. The Secrest Recreation Center site … more

‘Educating Rita’ gets smart treatment

Emily Van Fleet and John Hutton are very familiar with the words in the Arvada Center’s Black Box season-opener, “Educating Rita.” After all, they’re the only two people on the stage for the … more

Arvada Center kicks off 2018-2019 season with “Mamma Mia!”

The Arvada Center couldn’t have chosen a better musical to begin the new theater season. I love the music of ABBA. Rod A. Lansberry directs this quintessential “feel good,” show. Music and … 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

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

Strong music marks shows in Aurora, Arvada

We spent a couple of happy evenings on a recent weekend surrounded by music, enhanced by live bands and fine voices …  “Mamma Mia,” by ABBA band members Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, … more

PHOTOS: Arvada Days celebrates history

Gem hunting, cow patty tossing, calf roping and old-fashioned baseball were just some of the activities available at the second annual Arvada Days festival held Sept. 22, at Clear Creek Valley Park. … more

Cemetery tour keeps Arvada history alive

The Arvada Historical Society’s cemetery tour aims to educate residents on the history of the Arvada community. The 15th annual tour, which drew about 100 people, included all three cemeteries in … more

Arvada names new public works director

Burton “Burt” Knight has been named Arvada’s new director of public works. Knight replaces Bob Manwaring, who retired Aug. 10. Knight brings 34 years of municipal engineering experience to … more

477-unit development will be built on Arvada, Wheat Ridge border

After four hours of public comment and council discussion, the Arvada City Council unanimously approved Sept. 10 the development plan for Haskins Station, which will bring 477 units to Arvada near … more

Jeffco marching bands take the field

Arvada, D'Evelyn, Bear Creek and Lakewood high marching bands all took home first place finishes from the Jefferson County Marching Invitational held Sept. 17 at Jeffco Stadium. The event, which … more

Big projects, like moving a school grade, have lots of little steps

Author's note: It should be noted that, in the interval between this column being written and it appearing in print, the middle school in question has proactively dedicated staff to solving somebody … more

Arvada West softball cranks out win in league opener

ARVADA — Arvada West and Ralston Valley softball teams came out swinging in both teams’ Class 5A Jeffco League opener Saturday. The conference rivals combined for 23 runs and 28 hits at Ralston … more

Harkins presents first women's equality film series

Harkins celebrates trailblazing women in the first women's equality film series from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. Guests are invited to enjoy 15 films featuring the stories of women who have changed the … more

Rocky Flats trails to open while lawsuit still pending

Anybody who wants to visit the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge will now be able to. About 10 miles of trails on the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge are opening to the general public this … more
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