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Making a case for a different way to vote

Frank Atwood wants to change the way America votes. Atwood, 70, is the chairman of the Approval Voting Party. The group passed the threshold of 1,000 members in the state at the beginning of October, …
Financial gaps widen between school board campaigns
This year’s four school board candidates filed their latest reports of contributions and expenditures Sept. 30, which saw the financial margins between competing campaigns widen as Election Day, …

Registration open for first-ever Arvada chamber business summit

Registration is open for the Arvada Chamber's first-ever Business Summit, open to all members of the business community interested in improving their marketing, hiring, leadership and general …

Rocky Flats plutonium hotspot `appears to be an outlier'

The most recent batch results in an ongoing soil study east of former nuclear weapons plant Rocky Flats came back Oct. 1, testing for plutonium levels well within the government-established safety …

Meet Jeff Cannon, city council at-large candidate

Jeff Cannon has never been one to limit his options: “Still I wonder what I’m going to do when I grow up,” said the Arvada resident, who attended multiple colleges including CU Denver, CU …

Meet Bob Fifer, city council at-large candidate

Bob Fifer’s road to city council started from inside a children’s toys and games shop, which he ran in Olde Town for three years. Local government wasn’t on the agenda. But running a business …

News

David Jones, candidate for Arvada City Council District 4

Profession: CEO of Sonsio, LLC Neighborhood: Leyden Rock Contact: davidforarvada.com or davidforarvada@gmail.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking reelection because I am committed to …

Life

Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to …

Sports

Lakewood golfer has another top-4 finish at state

DENVER — Back-to-back top-4 finishes at the Class 5A boys golf state tournament is something most high school golfers would take. However, Lakewood junior Ryan Liao felt he missed out on a prime …

JEFFERSON PARKWAY

Parkway plans at standstill until end of 2019

An update on the City and County of Broomfield's website on Sept. 1 indicated that the construction of the Jefferson Parkway — which earlier this year seemed to be on the horizon — is farther …

  • Reporter Stories: A road on the table
Voices

Letter to the editor: Vote T.O.

I first met T. O. Owens when he volunteered to serve on a Capital Improvements Committee for the City of Arvada. I was pleased that he was a young homeowner in my Council District and interested …

Letter to the editor: Bad reviews for short term rentals

On Oct. 21, the Arvada City Council will have a public hearing on a new ordinance regulating short-term rentals (for example, Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway). The draft ordinance does not go far enough in …

Letter to the editor: Supporting CC

This November we all have a chance to start fixing our roads and funding our schools by voting yes on Prop CC. If passed, Prop CC would let the state keep excess tax revenue in the good years …

Letter to the editor: New Voices Needed for Jeffco Kids

As a mom of three, I want my kids to receive the best education possible. I’ve spent a lot of time wondering where I will try to enroll my three-year-old daughter because I can’t count on my …

Letter to the editor: School board endorsements

Four years ago, the Jeffco community came together for our students and for public education, electing our five-member school board. Serving Jeffco in this capacity has been an honor. While we are …
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