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Arvada author honored for magazine article

An article written by Arvada author Carrie Seidel was named “best of issue” by the editorial, art and production staff at Highlights magazine. Published in December 2017, “Danger! Rescue on … more

Hope House 5K supports self-sufficiency programs

The Hope House 5K and Fun Run will be 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at Lake Arbor Park in Arvada. Last year over 300 attended the event that is both family friendly and competitive as it is an official … more

Apex, Arvada Fire to hold elections

The Apex Park and Recreation District and the Arvada Fire Protection District will both hold their regular elections May 8. more

Suspected homicide of Arvada woman leaves questions

Arvada resident Jennifer Myers, age 31 died March 30 of an apparent gunshot wound. No one has yet been charged with her death. Myers was found in the bedroom of Randy Allan William, 64, at his Wheat … more

Elks celebrate 150 years, give back to community

Homer Anderson, 83, remembers the first meeting of the Arvada Elks lodge. It was March 31, 1963 in a local basement — because that’s where the beer was. “There were about 10 of us,” Anderson … more

Hilton celebrates first birthday in Arvada

Arvada’s first hotel, the Hilton Garden Inn Arvada, celebrated its first birthday March 15 with cake for the community. “I think our first year went exceptionally well,” said Jim Burkett, … more

My name is... Derek Streeter

My background I grew up in Arvada. I went to Van Arsdale Elementary and Oberon Middle. I started high school at Arvada West but graduated from Ralston Valley. I got a marketing degree from Colorado … more

Speech and debates teaches students confidence

For Faith Christian High School senior Mikayla Martin, participating in speech competitions has brought her confidence throughout her high school career. “People underestimate high school … more

Conversations continue on Jefferson Parkway

Plans to build the Jefferson Parkway are inching along, but there’s still a few hurdles to get over before the project can make major progress of moving forward. “There’s positive movement of … more

Arvada Works program addresses future workforce needs

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce with support from the Arvada Economic Development Association is launching a new workforce initiative, Arvada Works. This initiative is geared toward engaging … more

Pomona students fundraise for Make a Wish

After a pep rally last Friday, Pomona High School students and faculty flooded the gym floor, dumping change and dollar bills into blue buckets with the goal of raising $1,000 in one minute to kick … more

Winterfest celebrates the season, culture

Dishes from across the globe were cooking, kids were competing and cultural performers took the stage at the first ever Winterfest presented by the Arvada Festivals Commission Feb. 24 at McIlvoy Park … more

Arvada man headed to jail for a year for trying to mail marijuana

(AP) — Prosecutors say a Colorado man has been sentenced to one year and a day in federal prison after investigators found 123 marijuana plants at his home. According to a statement issued Thursday … more

Trammell Crow resubmits development plan for Olde Town Residence Project

Trammell Crow Company resubmitted its Preliminary Development Plan application on Friday, Feb. 9, for the Olde Town Residence project. The original plan was voted down by Arvada City Council in a 4-3 … more

Food bank launches rebrand to reflect additional services, service areas

After 36 years of operation, The Arvada Community Food Bank is changing its name to Community Table. Leaders of the organizations say the change is to be more inclusive and reflect its coverage area … more

G Line continues to test

Testing on the G Line resumed Jan. 2, but there is still a long process before the commuter line is open to passengers. “An opening date for the G Line has not yet been announced, as such a … more

Funeral of an Arvada Marine

Marines and members of a local honor guard stand at attention during the military service for Marine Sgt. Max Brown of Arvada, the afternoon of Jan. 11, at the Fort Logan National Cemetery. Brown … more

James Mitchell remains missing and endangered

An investigation into the mid-December disappearance of 87-year-old James Mitchell of Arvada continues. The Golden Police is investigating all avenues that might lead to his whereabouts, said Golden … more

Public invited to learn about WestConnect study

Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the WestConnect Coalition are hosting three public meetings to inform people about the outcomes of a recent Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) … more

Arvada shelter keeps local homeless warm

As the temperatures continue to drop, those experiencing homelessness in Arvada now have a place to stay warm overnight with the opening of a severe weather shelter. The network is an extension of … more
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