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Arvada Police investigating suicide on 5700 block of Lamar Street

Arvada Police responded to a suicide the morning of Sept. 28 on the 5700 block of Lamar Street.
The scene at Arvada City Council's Sept. 19 meeting.

Arvada City Council approves Land Development Code amendments

With a 6-1 vote, Arvada’s City Council approved seven amendments to the City of Arvada’s Land Development Code at its Sept. 19 meeting. The amendments pertain to short term rentals, fleet …
Colorado Community Media has selected Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.

Colorado Community Media taps de Yoanna as new editor-in-chief

Colorado Community Media announced today that it has named Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.  
Arvada City Councilmember Lisa Smith (left) with Xcel's Daniel Trujillo.

Xcel Energy, Arvada City Councilmember Smith hold backpack drive for The Action Center

Throughout the month of September, Xcel Energy staffers partnered with Arvada City Councilmember Lisa Smith to collect backpacks and school supplies for the Action Center, a nonprofit based in Lakewood.

The Baroque Chamber Orchestra will be performing Vivaldi's Four Seasons at the Lakewood Cultural Center on Oct. 7.

All four seasons come to Lakewood this autumn

This fall season will see more than just Autumn, but Winter, Summer and Spring too with Colorado’s Baroque Chamber Orchestra performing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons on Oct. 7 at the Lakewood …
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Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent …
Adams City High School

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials …
Adams 14 Superintendent Karla Loria

State board of education restores accreditation to Adams 14 School District

The state board of education had some good news for the Adams 14 School District Sept. 14. It restored the district's accreditation during the board's meeting in Colorado Springs. The vote was …

Daniels Scholarship Program applications open

Colorado high-school seniors can apply to become a 2023 Daniels Scholar and receive up to $100,000 towards their college degree. The program provides a chance for students to attend the college of …

  Pediatric dentistry practices celebrate grand opening

Businesses that provide pediatric dentistry in Adams County are going to celebrate their joint grand opening at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 22, at Adams County’s first community resource hub, 7190 Colorado …
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Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
From left: Head Chef Keenan Cameron, Co-owner Jake Gross and Sous Chef Troy Sanchez.

STiX Crafthouse brings Ball Arena atmosphere to Olde Town Arvada

“Shot, goal!” The foghorn blares, the siren sounds, and 20,000 raucous fans rise to their feet in celebration. A scene familiar to hockey fans who’ve cheered an Avalanche goal at Ball Arena will be coming to Olde Town Arvada on Sept. 9 when STiX Crafthouse opens its doors for the first time.
Arvada Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kami Welch speaks at the B.O.L.D. 2026 kickoff.

Arvada Chamber of Commerce unveils B.O.L.D. campaign

As birthrates slow and the population ages, forecasts from Colorado State Demographer Elizabeth Garner spell trouble down the line for the Jefferson County business community.
Street view artist rendering.

Arvada In-N-Out moves closer to opening

Arvadans are potentially just months away from enjoying their burgers Animal Style, as city council recently approved five major modification proposals needed for In-N-Out Burger’s proposal to open a location at 52nd Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard.

Soaring home prices in metro Denver are now growing at slower rates.

Colorado supply of homes rises, prices still climb — just more slowly

From June 2021 to June this year, the number of active listings for single-family homes in the Denver metro area jumped up by about 52%. Statewide, the number saw about a 43% uptick. But despite the larger pool of options, home prices continue to climb.
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