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Past pays off in Arvada Center exhibit

So many artists first discovered their talent and passion for the arts in school. That might have been in the arts module during elementary school, or maybe a ceramics class in high school. That was … more

Colorado Community Media takes home 47 awards

Colorado Community Media received 47 excellence in journalism awards, including 26 first-place honors and the Editorial Sweepstakes prize for the second year in a row for the Littleton Independent, … more

Earth Day events encourage activist attendees

There’s a lot that separates and divides people, and it seems like the list is ever-growing — everything from religion to politics and economic status. But there’s one thing everyone has in … more

Technique, work ethic propel throwers to next level

The image attached to track and field competitors who throw the shot put and discus is changing. In the past, athletes who were bigger, and often slower, were generally assumed to be throwers. But … more

Governor touts importance of journalism in Colorado

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper proclaimed April 16-22 as Colorado Journalism Week at the Colorado Press Association's annual convention in Colorado Springs on April 13. With several hundred … more

Jeffco teachers plan to walk in to show solidarity

Teachers in Jefferson County Public Schools plan to show their support for public education by walking in to school together the morning of April 16. 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

City Council puts moratorium on self storage facilities

A 180 day moratorium has been placed on self storage facilities within the city of Arvada. An unanimous vote April 2 from the Arvada City Council means that no self-storage facilities will be able to … more

Pinwheel season around Jeffco

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Wheat Ridge City Hall, and other area agencies will be supporting Ralston House by planting pinwheel gardens this month. The 2018 fundraising goal for the … more

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of April 12, 2018

Makena Prey, Golden The senior carded an 81 to win her first high school golf tournament on April 4 at the Jeffco 4A tournament at the Broadlands Golf Club. Hailey Johns, Arvada West The … more

Golden boys lacrosse looking to return to its glory days

ARVADA — Mike Thumim returned for a second stint at the helm of Golden’s boys lacrosse team a year ago with a clear-cut agenda. “One of the things I was excited about coming back to Golden was … more

Letter to the Editor: So thankful for STEM story

Thank you for Christy Steadman’s excellent article about girls (and women) in STEM courses and careers in last week’s issue. The American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) 2010 … more

Letter to the Editor: Expect trouble from teachers

We hear that Oklahoma’s teachers are on strike because, the average salary of $45,276 requires second jobs to keep off food stamps. We know many folks who work twice as hard and would be pleased … more

Do what we can in the time we have left

Over the past weekend, I attended a wedding in Austin, Texas, a lovely affair on the back lawn of the Four Seasons Hotel, overlooking Lady Bird Lake. It was a bittersweet return to Austin for me. … more

Putting every kid on the path to a good-paying job

Every hard-working Coloradans deserve a chance to find a good-paying job. Many young people in our state — including soon-to-be high school grads — are hungry for an opportunity to work hard, … more

I might need more crud in my life to spark creativity

My wife and I went to see “I Can Only Imagine” over Spring Break. I enjoyed it very much, for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is the discovery of J. Michael Finley, who played Bart … 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

Jeffco schools looks at capital improvement program

A proposed program of repairs and replacements to Jefferson County Public Schools’ 167 campuses is estimated to cost $647 million and take five to six years to implement. “We have fallen so far … more

Arvada Chamber honors community changers

Eight great community members were honored April 4 at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce’s 67th annual Arvada Luncheon. Image Awards, which are given to outstanding individuals who go above and beyond … more
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