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Lighting work continues as Casa Bonita puts the finishing touches on things prior to their highly anticipated grand re-opening in Denver.

Here's what's new, and what to expect when Casa Bonita Denver reopens

While the exact date for Casa Bonita’s much-anticipated grand re-opening is still under wraps, a sneak peek of the facility in Lakewood reveals that, much like its high divers, you’re in for a deep plunge into nostalgia.
Clear Creek under an overcast sky, after the rain, does not look so dangerous. But, it only takes a few minutes for a flash flood to happen under these conditions.

10 ways to prepare for flood season in Jefferson County

May to October is the annual flood season in Colorado. And, like most of the natural happenings around the state, the swollen rivers and creeks are naturally beautiful, but they are also powerful and very dangerous.
Former Campbell teachers reunite.

Campbell Elementary School hosts End of an Era event to commemorate 60 years

The slated-to-closed school had one last hurrah with community members and families.
Contestants in the 2023 Colorado Civics Bee.

Arvada 7th grader wins Colorado Civics Bee

Local 7th grader Sriram Yalavarthy had an impressive showing at the first-ever Colorado Civics Bee, besting 15 finalists to win first place and win the $1,000 prize at the May 19 Civics Bee finals. …

Christian Glass, left, with his parents Simon and Sally.

Gov. Polis apologizes for death of Christian Glass

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis apologized to the parents of Christian Glass, the 22-year-old having a mental health crisis who was killed by a deputy in Silver Plume, and then declared May 24 Christian …
Past and present Chamber Awards winners.

Arvada Chamber of Commerce Awards honor local change makers

The 72nd Arvada Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon took place on May 18 at the Arvada Center, and saw the Chamber honor the 2022 Man and Woman of the Year, as well as the recipients of the Rising Star Award, Image Awards, and Young Professional Leadership Award.
The outside of TRN Grandview, Arvada's newest — only? — bar/golf simulator.

The TRN Grandview brings “the turn” to Olde Town Arvada

Golfers have a term for where the front nine holes transition to the back nine: "the turn."
Badass Women of Arvada 2023 logo,

Arvada Chamber of Commerce names 2023 Badass Women of Arvada

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce recently completed its annual Badass Women of Arvada initiative, which recognizes women leaders in the community while celebrating Women’s History Month, by publishing profiles of over 30 members throughout the month of March.
A sign is lit up at Alvarado's Mexican Fast Food, one of several Mexican restaurants open 24/7 in the Denver metro area.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.

Mark Joyce, the president and alchemist at Blue Spruce Chocolates in Kittredge, shows the cacao beans he imports from South America to make chocolate.

Blue Spruce Chocolates in Kittredge creates handcrafted treats

While chocolate makes most people happy, it takes on a larger happiness dimension for Mark Joyce.
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