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Stalcheski to lead merging Arvada depts.

Ryan Stalcheski has been named the city of Arvada’s Director of Community and Economic Development. Stachelski has served the city for eight years, most recently as the director of the Arvada … more

Olde Town Arvada BID welcomes new executive director

The Olde Town Arvada, Business Improvement District (BID) has appointed Joe Hengstler as the new executive director. Hengstler said he is thrilled to bring his talents in community organizing, event … more

Arvada open house helps gather resident input

Transportation, traffic, attainable housing and single trash haulers were among the topics discusses by residents with Arvada City Council Jan. 8 at a visioning open house held at city hall. This … more

Writing workshops pulls people out of hard times

The promise of food on Wednesday afternoons brought Patricia Lynveal and her fiancé, who were both experiencing homelessness, to the Arvada Library for the first Hard Times Writing Workshops last … more

Rocky Flats subject to another lawsuit over safety

With two lawsuits pending, seven citizen groups are bringing a new legal suit to try and unseal 30-year-old documents about the troublesome Rocky Flats. Represented by Pat Mellen, a Denver-based … more

Therapy business brings balance park to Arvada

Pam Bohling, orthopedic clinical specialist at Mountain States Hand and Physical Therapy, believes that from bad things sometimes good things come. With the threat of rent at the Arvada clinic … more

Arvada couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Carl and Johnsie Nielson say the key to a long marriage is sharing. They should know: The Arvada couple celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 25. Carl, 92, and Johnsie, 90, married on … more

A look at the five priorities Arvada council had in 2018

In the 2014-2019 Council Strategic Plan, City Council identified five priority areas on which the City should focus its efforts: Infrastructure; Safe Community; Vibrant Community and Neighborhoods; … more

Foster Elementary expands dual language program

Starting with the 2019-2020 school year, Foster Elementary in Arvada will be expanding its K-6 duel language program to seventh grade. The pilot program hopes to continue to eighth grade the … more

Arvada couple plans to open fast-casual pizza in Candelas

Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza, a fast-casual pizza franchise based in St. Petersburg, Florida, will be coming to the greater Denver area. Arvada residents Andy and Jamie Gunther are the franchise … more

Casey Coons: coach, mentor, motivator, hall of famer

As the athletic director at Arvada West, Casey Coons oversees about 20 sports programs — coaches, athletes and logistics. At 3 p.m. when may people are leaving the school, Coons' says the athletic … more

Hackberry Hill kicks off marker recycling drive

Students at Hackberry Hill Elementary in Arvada collected 23 pounds of markers to be recycled. “This is an amazing thing for us as an elementary school to be able to do,” said Hackberry Hill … 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

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

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

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

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
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