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RTD receives key approvals from FRA toward opening the G Line

Two key federal approvals made Feb. 6 bring the Regional Transportation District G Line closer to opening for public service. “It's big news,” said Shelley Cook, RTD Director for District L. … more

Titone, Kraft-Tharp pass bills through the house

The House approved a bill dealing with water conservation Jan. 28. This is the first bill Rep. Brianna Titone (D-Arvada) introduced this session and the first to pass the House.    “Water takes … more

Ben Irwin joins city of Arvada as the new communication manager

The city of Arvada has hired Ben Irwin as the city’s new communications manager. Irwin was selected from a pool of nearly 140 candidates, which included applicants from the entire Rocky Mountain … more

Adam's Camp charity basketball game is March 10

For one day in March, fans can forget the usual madness of brackets, upsets and the Final Four and instead be champions who support children and young adults with special needs and their families. … more

Red Rocks hosts summer engineering program

High school students who want to learn more about engineering can look into the Engineering Innovation summer class at Red Rocks Community College. The Johns Hopkins program is meant for motivated … more

Authors' luncheon tickets on sale

Eleanor Brown, Cynthia Swanson and Cynthia Morris will discuss their latest releases at the authors' luncheon, a fundraiser for the League of Women Voters. The luncheon is Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 … more

Serving Jeffco’s families by providing answers of a death

While they do deal with death every day, the job of a deputy coroner actually has a lot to do with the living. “We provide the families with the answers as of why their loved one died,” said … more

Standley Lake Library and Arvada Fire partner for community knitting challenge

Jefferson County Standley Lake Library’s Yarn and Needle Arts Group is inviting the community to join in a knitting challenge to assist the Arvada Fire Department by contributing items for those in … more

Snow day for Jefferson County schools for Feb. 7

Bands of heavy snowfall led to several early closures across the Denver metro area on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Some of today's Jefferson County closures are as follows: more

Annual survey of homeless done over a snowy 24 hours

Every year in January, volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the Denver metro area, and the nation conduct a … more

Community and Wheat Ridge police team up to ‘make a difference in someone’s life’

In Wheat Ridge, 16 people — from sundown on Jan. 28 to sundown on Jan. 29 — perused the community to conduct an annual Point in Time survey. “It’s important to have an accurate count of what … more

Survey measures homeless in Arvada

The day shelter at The Rising Church in Olde Town Arvada was buzzing the afternoon of Jan. 29 with men and women seeking showers, a meal and a place to shelter from the freezing temperatures. The … more

New healing and recovery center coming to Lakewood

When Candice Fondal was serving in the United States Air Force, she was deployed to Kuwait and Iraq. Somewhere down the line she developed a drinking problem, and it forced her to go to a 14-week … more

Conifer family sues Jeffco Public Schools over handling of anti-Semitism claims

A former West Jefferson Middle School student and her father are suing Jeffco Public Schools over the district’s handling of the family’s anti-Semitism claims. The case, initially filed in the … more

Warren Tech program trains next 911 dispatchers

A new program at Warren Tech is working to address the need for more emergency dispatchers nationwide. The program, held at the north campus at Arvada West High, teaches students the skills to become … more

Peaks to Plains moves forward in Clear Creek

Clear Creek Canyon is already a destination spot for runners, rock climbers, tubers, kayakers, picnickers and anglers. And this list doesn’t event mention the sight-seers and tourists, said Scot … more

Open house to be held for I-70 Kipling Interchange

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has been conducting studies and preliminary design work on a potential project to improve safety and operations of the I-70 Kipling Interchange. The … more

Snow no reason to not Bike to Work in winter

Whether Feb. 8 is a typical Colorado day full of sunshine or a typical Colorado day full of snow, more than 1,000 Coloradans have committed to riding their bike to work as part of the Seventh Annual … more

Super Bowl ad features Arvada Police and armor donation

Arvada residents were surprised and excited to see their hometown police department featured in a commercial aired during Super Bowl LIII Feb. 3. The ad, paid for by Ford and aired regionally in … more

Colorado teens celebrate diversity

When Teah Selkin, 18, started at Cherry Creek High as a freshman, she only knew one thing about the school — the common stereotype that Cherry Creek High School is a school for rich, white kids. As … more
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