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Arvada ponders bond extension for roads projects, Meyers pool replacement

Arvada will pay off its current Sales and Use Tax Bonds in the fall and is looking at the opportunity to re-issue debt to accomplish bigger projects. The proposed projects include two road projects: … more

Arvada marketplace hosts summer bash

In honor of the one-year anniversary of the opening of Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar in Arvada and the renovation of the Arvada Marketplace Connection at Wadsworth at 52nd., the center hosted a summer … more

Horse Protection League preps youth for horse ownership

Lots of kids dream of owning a horse, but many of them don’t know what a great responsibility it is. But a new program called the Youth Equine Program offered at the Horse Protection League … more

Movies offer escape from heat and traditional fare

The summer months are some of the busiest of the year for the major movies studios — it’s when they release the bulk of their massive blockbuster films, and audiences eager to escape the summer … more

Local bakery emphasizes importance of family

For 36 years, Das Meyer bakery has been an Arvada staple. The classic green and white building, tucked into a neighborhood off 64th Avenue, invites everyone from locals to celebrities alike to sit … more

Arvada group aims to create community with cohousing

Along the Ralston Creek Trail, west of Old Town Arvada, a new neighborhood is emerging. The modern village is powered by solar and ground source energy. Within this development of town homes, row … more

Sunday fun day at Arvada Farmers Market

Children, adults and dogs alike beat the heat in the fountains in the middle of Olde Town Square. Local farmers and vendors border the square hawking everything from hand crafted pastries to locally … more

First Friday art walk in Arvada connects art with community

As Arvadans kicked off the first weekend in July eating dinner, browsing stores and galleries, listening to live music, and wandering Olde Town, the works of local artisans were on display for the … more

Musical brings theater back to Olde Town

Before raising children, Deanna Giles studied theater and music. Now, as an empty-nester, she is getting back to her passion — which led her to write a full-length musical with 16 songs titled, … more

Link Strate named new Arvada Chief of Police

Link Strate started his career in law enforcement in Arvada in 1987. Now, he is taking the lead as the departments newest chief of police. Having worked in many areas, Strate said it was not the … more

Arvada Kmart to close doors

The Kmart on West 58th Avenue in Arvada has survived several rounds of store closures. Kmart in Englewood closed in November leaving Arvada as the last metro area location. But this time, it didn’t … more

Picture yourself in an oil painting

As someone who has visited countless art galleries over the years, a common question I have is what it takes to be a model for one of these artworks. Who has that special something that inspires an … more

Jazz group brings sparkling sound to stages in area

When vocalist Steve Lippia joins the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra at the Arvada Center on July 21, the audience will time-travel to 1966 to hear music from the classic jazz album, “Basie and … more

Spartan Strong workout rocks Arvada

For the past five years, Aaron Jones, 39, of Arvada, has been on a journey. A friend introduced him to the Spartan races and workouts at age 34. He started slow with small obstacle course races, Now … more

Man sentenced to life in horrific murder of Arvada mother

A man with a history of domestic violence, found guilty of killing his girlfriend by setting her on fire while camping near Idaho Springs, will spend the rest of his life behind bars. John Vasquez, … more

Fitzmorris Recreation Center splashes into summer

A ceremonial group cannonball dive marked the opening of the pool at the new Fitzmorris Recreation Center. The 8,500 square-foot recreation center and pool, located at 6340 Independence St. adjacent … more

Arvada SilverSneakers instructor earns national honor

Margaret Agnew has been a fitness instructor for 34 years — the last 14 teaching SilverSneakers classes in Arvada for Apex Parks and Recreation District. He students describe her as flexible, … more

Arvada announces two finalists for police chief

After a nationwide search, the city of Arvada has named two finalists for the city's next police chief. Both candidates already work for the Arvada Police Department. The two officers vying for the … more

Beach party in Arvada attempts to break world record

Thousands of Arvadans flocked to the parking lot of Arvada West High School for a weekend of food, fun and sand castles this weekend at the annual Sand in the City event. With more than 100 vendors … more

Murals take daily life from dull to delightful

Local artist Chuck Parsons knows well how the metro area’s street art scene has grown and changed over the last more than 30 years, and well he should. He has been a part of it many times. … more
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