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Vail Film Festival kicks off with a celebration of women filmmakers

Growing up, film festivals never seemed like something one attended. They were something you only heard about on television, when insiders were discussing what the new films were that everyone … more

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how … more

Historical society plans annual May festival

The Wheat Ridge Historical Society is planning its annual May Festival, featuring craft demonstrations, music, antique appraisals and, of course, the May pole dance. The 14-foot May pole is decorated … more

Northey Foundation drug take back scheduled for April 14

The Northey Foundation is again partnering with the Arvada Police Department to offer metro area residents a Drug Take Back Event 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 14 at Arvada Police Headquarters, 8101 … more

High flyin’ fun at Kite Festival

Celebrate the artistry of kite flying at the annual Arvada Kite Festival on April 8, at Stenger Sports Complex, West 58th Avenue and Quail Street. The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy … more

Colorado Mills continues work as year-anniversary of storm nears

It’s been almost a year since the hail storm that closed the Colorado Mills mall for six months and Brenda Cleary, director of marketing and business development at the mall, still isn’t entirely … more

Faith Christian embraces K-8 model

Faith Christian Academy is attempting to make the flow from grade levels more fluid through the implementation of a kindergarten through eighth grade model. Previously the school ran on a K-6, 7-8 … 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

Community garden at North Arvada Middle comes to life

The community garden at North Arvada Middle School has been a goal for more than two years. Now, with the help of several grants and community volunteers, the garden will come to life in May for this … more

If you’re not watching for dog food falling from the sky, you should be

Heads-up. Your dog food might be on its way down. Amazon (our new neighbors?) just received a patent for packages with inflatable air bags. Amazon wants to make deliveries by drone from as high as 25 … more

Spring break sports reports

Arvada baseball Close to home, Arvada proved to have a potent offense over spring break. The Bulldogs beat Sheridan, Alameda and Thornton in tournament play, but did falter against Berthoud. The game … more

Spring weather causing hectic rescheduling spree

This is not breaking news because everybody knows by now that spring weather in Colorado can be unpredictable. A warm pleasant day with the temperature in the 70s is followed by heavy, wet snow and … more

Family story is face-off of fear and faith

This is the girls’ story. That’s what doctors told Kendal and Tyler Conley as they worried and prayed and waited for their twin babies, fighting a rare medical condition, to be born. This is a … more

Remembering Robert Johnson, 1969 Mayor of Arvada

Robert Edward Johnson is remembered as a man committed to public service, the long range plan and the environment. “He was committed to Colorado and recognized that there was going to be a lot of … more

Registration now open for PGA Junior League

Boys and girls of all backgrounds and skill levels are invited to register for the PGA Junior League. The program offers team golf experiences with expert coaching and instruction from PGA and LPGA … more

Irish band delivers unique blend of music

St. Patrick’s Day weekend was a busy one for Adam Goldstein, CL Morden and Kenny Martinez. But that’s not much of a surprise when you’re in an Irish band. Which makes the trio — better known … more

A once-in-a-lifetime reading assignment

At just a cursory glance, one could almost be forgiven for being unimpressed by the Dead Sea Scrolls. After all, they appear as indecipherable writing — unless one speaks Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek … more

Jeffco teens find new to them prom attire at Prom Swap

Airyn Stone, 16, sifted through the racks of prom dresses March 31 at the Arvada Library. Her mother and younger sister helped her pull dresses in her size that fit her style. “This dress spoke to … more

Clear Creek Crossing moves forward in Wheat Ridge

In the near future, the largest undeveloped property in Wheat Ridge will be developed into retail, entertainment, hotel, residential and privately owned open space. The development project known as … more
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