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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

Arvada welcome bag program gets a revamp

When Tera McNellis and her family moved to Arvada three years ago, there was snow on the ground and the family would pile into the car and drive around town on the weekends to see what Arvada had to … more

OpEd — Arvada can do better on recycling

Arvada is falling behind on Recycling, we can do better! Did you know that Arvada’s recycling rate is a mere 13 percent? It’s embarrassing. The majority of our waste stream is recyclable or … more

Letter to the Editor: Per the recycling OpEd last week

Thank you for bringing this issue to the attention of the city again. I wish you every success in getting city council to pay attention. I have worked on the issue of the trash haulers from the … more

Learn about early pioneer settlers during Arvada cemetery tour

Hear stories of some early Arvada pioneer settlers while touring three local cemeteries, all of which were established to bury infants of the early settlers. The self-guided tour is Sept. 22 and is … more

PHOTOS: Arvada Harvest Festival Parade 2018

The 2018 Arvada Harvest Festival Parade grooved its way around Olde Town Sept. 8 to kick of the Saturday festivities. The theme this year was the '60s. The parade, which boasted close to 100 entries … more

My Name Is... Helen Starbuck

Getting into writing I like to joke that I’ve always written. I started in junior high — but that was about the Beetles. I’ve written off-and-on my whole life. It has pretty much always been … more

Fair planned to connect Arvadans to housing resources

Arvadans for Progressive Action, a citizen volunteer group, hopes to connect Arvadans struggling with housing to resources available to them at a housing resource fair scheduled for Sept. 29. A … more

Arvada West softball out slugs Golden

ARVADA — Hitting was contagious Tuesday afternoon at Arvada West High School. A-West and Golden softball teams combined for 29 hits to score 22 runs in the non-league game between the Class 5A … more

Seasoned Professionals take down AYP in kickball game

It was Wednesday night, Aug. 29, and the Arvada Young Professionals were looking for a victory. They had challenged a team of other Arvada Chamber members to a kickball game for the fall quarterly … more

Exuberant show sets tone for Arvada Center season

The first show in a theater’s season sets the tone for the rest of the year, and by opening its 2018-19 season with “Mamma Mia!” the Arvada Center’s message is clear — this year is going to … more

Wildcats, water issues and a woman mayor marked Arvada in the ’60s

The 1960s were a time of water uncertainty, new schools, growth, growing pains and the coming of age for the city of Arvada. In the year 1960, the census population of Arvada was recorded at 19,167. … more

Last of eight sentenced in kidnapping and assault of Arvada man

A teen charged as an adult for his part in a violent crime spree that included the shooting of an 18-year-old Arvada man was sentenced Aug. 17. Luis Julian Riso, 18, was given a 21-year prison … more

Pomona football puts 5A title run in rearview mirror

ARVADA — The time of looking back at photos and videos of Pomona players and coaches lifting the Class 5A football state championship trophy last December at Broncos Stadium at Mile High is over. … more
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