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Mother, daughter bond during fitness challenge

For mother and daughter, Lorie and Leslie Kimble, fitness hasn’t been a big part of their lives. But after completing the eight-week Aspire, Advance, Achieve Fitness Challenge with the Apex Parks … more

My name is... Sam Taylor

I have always been an athlete, both as part of the U18 National Team in Australia, and as a cyclist and triathlete. Initially, I was pursuing my master’s degree in Integrative … more

Daytime closures of Clear Creek Canyon begin

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will resume rock mitigation work in Clear Creek Canyon Jan. 7, requiring full closures of U.S. 6 west of Golden. The 12-mile segment of Highway 6 between … more

Playhouse gets personal in 2019 season

A new year means exciting new opportunities, and Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is embracing new possibilities with its 2019 season. “I am always looking for great plays that are helmed by great … more

Rotary's State of the State event brings Molly Bloom, focuses on mental health

Molly Bloom, author of the book-turned-Oscar-nominated film “Molly’s Game” who also struggled with addiction, anxiety and depression, is one of two headliners at the Rotary State of the State … more

Clydesdales help usher in new beer laws

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales visited the Colorado Capitol Dec. 31 to celebrate the repeal, effective New Year's Day, of laws that prevented sales of beer greater than 3.2 percent alcohol by … more

'When you talk to more people, you spread more ideas'

Abigayle Post, 18, and Codey Carr, 15, helped push for a law to lower the voting age in Golden to 16 years of age, as well as help write city legislation to ban conversion therapy, the practice of … more

Influenza cases on the rise in Colorado

Colorado has seen a recent spike in flu cases, and laboratory testing and outpatient visits indicate that the state has entered a period of more intense influenza activity, according to a news … more

A mix of forward momentum and old issues for Arvada

This year was one of growth for Arvada. A brisk housing market, a high quality of life, and ample space for new homes on the western edge of the city have all made Arvada a very desirable place to be … more

There’s more to Elvis than the same old song and dance

Elvis Presley died on August 16, 1977, a Tuesday, the day I received a call that changed my life. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading this. I was living in Mesa, Arizona, and I was looking for a … more

Owning our success in the new year

Happy new year! By now most of us have decided that we either believe in New Year’s resolutions or we do not. Some of us prefer to stick with the pursuit of existing goals and objectives or simply … more

Curtain Time: Stage shows abound around metro area

Start with our south suburban neighborhoods and consider driving north and west to Denver, Lakewood, Golden and Arvada; north and east to Aurora. There are stage productions for everyone Some … more

Minimum wage rises in Colorado, 19 other states

As of Jan. 1, Colorado's minimum wage is $11.10 an hour, a 90-cent hourly increase from 2018. The Centennial State is not alone, as 19 other states also raised the minimum wage with the dawn of 2019. … more

Judge grants certification of class in West Metro Fire case

After an approval of certification of class from a Jefferson County District judge, at least 74 former West Metro Fire District employees will join a lawsuit against the fire district. Tim O'Hayre … more

Arvada's most popular stories of 2018

The ArvadaPress.com website saw record-breaking traffic this year. Here are the top five web stories of the year. 1. Political profiles and results — Online readers were eager for more … 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

Wheat Ridge hosts one of state’s biggest bowling leagues

Rocco Panetta was sitting at the table behind lane one of Bowlero Wheat Ridge bowling alley. In between checking the score screen and eyeing the lanes, fellow bowlers are constantly approaching … more

Letter to the editor: 14 years of taxes for nothing

Have you read the complaints about the Arvada/Wheat Ridge “G” Line being behind schedule? On Jan. 1 we will have been paying a regressive tax for this rail line for 14 years, not 2 years. Has … more

Letter to the editor: Say no to proposed heroin injection site in Denver

Please, Denver — and the Colorado General Assembly, we don’t need another “Colorado first” with the proposed heroin injection site — surely soon to be followed by sites all over Denver, … more

Letter to the editor: Christmas kindness

On Christmas Eve, my husband and I went to Malone’s for breakfast. When it was time to pay our server, we were told that another couple had treated not only us but two other tables in the … more
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