Election 2021: Arvada City Council candidate profiles

The City of Arvada will hold a municipal election on Nov. 2. In Arvada, municipal elections are held on the first Tuesday in November in odd-numbered years.  All municipal elections for elected …
Apex board votes to approve Meyers Pool project
At the Oct. 7 meeting of the Apex Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors, the board voted to unanimously approve a proposal for an intergovernmental agreement that would work towards …

Marie Beeler named Arvada Woman of the Year

Marie Beeler says it was all quite unexpected. “It was really surprising to hear that I was named Woman of the Year,” said Beeler. “I found out who nominated me, and I just felt very humbled by …

Something to crow about at Arvada's scarecrow fest

The 25th annual Festival of Scarecrows was held in Olde Town Square on Oct. 9, ringing in the fall with a host of autumnal activities including costume parades, pumpkin and zucchini weighing …

Election 2021: Arvada candidates stump at chamber event

An early morning candidate forum gave Arvada residents and members of the business community a chance to get to know the folks who want to represent them on city council. The event, hosted by the …

Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis Club hosts 2nd Annual 'Tossin’ 4 Tots’

For the second year in a row, the Arvada-Jefferson Kiwanis Club held its "Tossin 4 Tots" cornhole tournament fundraiser at the Allen House Pavilion. The Oct. 2 event benefitted local …

Ed Rothschild named Arvada Man of the Year

When Ed Rothschild moved to Arvada over 30 years ago, he was struck by the similarities between the local community and his hometown of Cresskill, New Jersey. Rothschild said that growing up, he was …

Trammell Crow development deal finalized after years of jostling

After years of legal wrangling and local opposition, a deal between developer Trammell Crow and the Arvada Urban Renewal Authority to sell nine acres of land at the intersection of 56th Avenue and …

Perlmutter honored for nuclear worker advocacy

District 7 Congressman Ed Perlmutter was honored by Nuclear Care Partners with the organization's inaugural Congressional Award for Atomic Heroes at ceremony held at the Armed Forces Garden in …

Mural honoring Johnny Hurley painted at Rocky Mountain Commissary

A large mural depicting Johnny Hurley — the ‘Good Samaritan’ who intervened in the June 21 Olde Town Arvada shooting and likely prevented a larger loss of life — was painted on the back wall …

News
Kathy Miks

Candidate profile: Kathy Miks

Profession: Engineer Residence: Littleton Campaign Website: miksforjeffcostudents.com Why are you seeking this office? I want to make a positive difference in our community. My Jeffco education …
Paula Reed

Candidate profile: Paula Reed

Profession: Customer Service/Retired Teacher Residence: Lakewood Campaign Website: Paulareedforjeffcoschools.com Why are you seeking this office? Over the years, I have watched decisions made by …
David Johnson

Candidate profile: David Johnson

Profession: Behavioral Health executive Residence: Evergreen Campaign Website: www.decisiontime.org Why are you seeking this office? To be of service to the community. What makes you the best person …

Littleton police arrest 2nd suspect in connection with officer shooting

Littleton police have arrested the second person they believe to have been involved with the man who shot and injured Littleton officer David Snook according to a City of Littleton press release Wednesday. 
Marijuana at a Denver grow facility.

Election 2021: Prop 119 would raise marijuana taxes for out-of-school learning

Colorado voters will decide in the election ending Nov. 2 whether to raise taxes on recreational marijuana to help fund a new state program aimed at providing Colorado students with out-of-school …
Life
A sign outside the Denver Art Museum's Martin Building bears the names of the donors whose $25 million contribution initiated the building's renovation.

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Denver Art Museum opens reimagined Martin Building

The Denver Art Museum has reopened the Martin Building, formerly called the Ponti or North Building, after renovation initiated by a $25 million lead gift by Lanny and Sharon Martin. A celebration on …
Coming Attractions

The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best …
Jeremy Johnson running a tricky section of trail around Golden.

Virtual racing series runs a thin line between heaven and hell

Hell is a relative term. Removing it entirely from any theological context, it generally indicates pain, misery, even anguish. But on the other hand, it’s sort of a fun word too — mischievous and …

Late autumn can still delight anglers and aspen-watchers

There are so many pluses awaiting the outdoors person during the fall Colorado landscape change of scene. None, however, equals the mystic, constant color change occurring among the striking aspen …
Jan Cleveland plays Clarrisa in Vintage Theatre's production of "Cross Words," running through Nov. 7.

‘Cross Words’ is new work by local playwright

The configuration of the smallish Bond Trimble Theatre at Vintage Theatre in Aurora dictates a set, designed by company director Bernie Cardell, that has the audience almost in the living room/dining …
Sports

Fantastic Farmers reap a league championship

GOLDEN — On Sept. 14, Wheat Ridge’s softball was in a bad spot. The Farmers had suffered an 11-0 loss to Chatfield. The defeat left the perennial Class 4A powerhouse with a 3-11 record and amid a …

Voices

Letter to the editor: Don’t defund your police!

  Police Departments, and Sheriff’s offices needs much more funding than what is being offered. There is no greater purpose of government than Police and Fire. Did you know that part …
George Stern

Election information for Jeffco voters

Believe it or not, it’s that time of year again! The 2021 Coordinated Election has begun, with mail ballots on the way to active, registered voters and 24-hour drop boxes now open. In the interest …

Some information on disinformation

Disinformation has been around forever. In her book “Strongmen” the author points out that the use of disinformation has empowered such tyrants as Mussolini, Hitler, Berlusconi, and dozens more. …
Dr. Rebecca Kornas, Dr. Jasmeet Dhaliwal, Dr. Kristen Nordenholz, Dr. Kevin Merrell, Dr. Comilla Sasson

Opinion: We’re local ER docs. Help us end the pandemic

You trust us 24/7/365 to take care of you in emergency departments throughout Colorado. We have been treating COVID-19 for more than 20 months, never missing a day of work, except for illness. We …
Winning Words

Opinion: How we manage change impacts retention of the best

Welcome back to part three of this five-part series on “The 5 C’s of Retaining Top Talent.” In week one we discussed the importance of connecting with our team members, and last week we added a …
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