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Apex holds groundbreaking for all-inclusive Secrest Park playground

When the new Secrest Recreation Center opened in October 2018 not only did it replace the previous facility on 66th Avenue, but it phased out the neighboring playground due to its construction. A … more

Dragon Boat Film Festival fosters conversations

Conversation is one of the best ways to build a bond with another person. Not only that, but it provides a wonderful opportunity to enlighten and educate. And conversation doesn’t just have to be … more

Council approves Olde Town project

Olde Town Arvada will be home to new residences soon. The Arvada City Council, by a 5-2 vote, approved Trammell Crow Company’s request for a conditional-use permit for the development of a … more

All in the family: Arvada resident finds biological father, half-siblings he never knew existed

Jason Sandoval never truly had a dad in his life. Not really. He’s never had siblings, either.  Now, the 42-year-old Arvada resident is a son, a brother and an uncle — as he’s been for all of … more

Kids, adults alike join West Arvada Orthodontics for windy, but fun-filled afternoon of painting

One painting shows the daytime, while the other is at night. Yet both of Kenley Rieter’s mountain landscape artwork is prominently displayed, along with one created by her mom, Amanda, on the … more

No. 1 Pomona wrestling planning a road trip to Pueblo

LAKEWOOD — The announcement last week that the state wrestling tournament won’t be held at its usual site was another change during this ever changing 2020-21 prep sports season in Colorado. … more

Council debates implementation of waste-hauling program

With the city of Arvada implementing a one-source waste-hauling program this summer, including recycling, the city council's Feb. 1 work session focused on two questions: who should decide whether to … more

Groundbreaking ceremony for groundbreaking school

The weather was cool and blustery but Principal Leigh Hiester had a smile that showed through her mask as the groundbreaking ceremony for new construction at Foster Dual Language school got underway … more

The power of Wood.Works at the Arvada Center

Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter … more

Arvada eatery with a mission keeps jamming along

During the pandemic, while Jack’s/Steamers is closed for indoor dining, it relies on selling handcrafted jams and jellies -- labeled “A Different Kind of Jam” — to help generate revenue. And … more

Worldwide artistic exposure

Emily Grace King has gotten familiar with the logistics. She’s taken photographs of the items, weighed them and shipped them out. This includes a necklace she mailed out last week to, of all … more

DA honors two of law enforcement’s finest

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Awards for Investigator of the Year and Patrol Officer of the Year.were given out at the District’s annual law enforcement luncheon. Detective Jeremiah … more

2020: A DMNS Space Odyssey

Was the first time you really thought about space when you were gathered around a campfire, looking at a night sky pocked with stars? The redesigned Space Odyssey at the Denver Museum of Nature & … more

Olde Town coffeeshop gifted new signage, COVID safety graphics in giveaway

On Nov. 20, La Dolce Vita coffeehouse owner Debbie Hansen was in need of some good news. She got it in the form of new signage and marketing materials from the Arvada branch of Alphagraphics, which … more

Ice, ice baby in Olde Town Arvada

Stephanie Goins had never ice skated before. Neither had her children — Jadyn, 13, and Jordyn, 9. And her husband, Dustin, had done it just once — 20 years ago. So, as one might imagine, there … more

Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with … more

Ralston Valley corrals victory against rival Arvada WestJeffco Public Schools

ARVADA — Ralston Valley senior Devin McNearney put the finishing touches on what was likely the final game of the season at the North Area Athletic Complex for the Mustangs. McNearney intercepted a … more

Decades in the district come to an end - Ron Mitchell steps down from Jeffco board

“I'm not as young as I used to be,” he says. “I'm going to turn 76 on my next birthday. I've battled cancer for 20 years, had a heart attack, a bone marrow transplant. And my energy isn't what … more

Vote vigil in Arvada

A Count Every Vote Vigil, billed as a bipartisan show of public support to protect the sanctity of the voting process in America, was held on the afternoon of Nov. 4, in front of Arvada City Hall. … more

Beloved husband, father and "church grandpa" honored

Robert (Bob) Henry Stolte passed away shortly after midnight on November 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents Stanley and Virginia, sister Karen Capps, brother Leslie (wife: Carolyn), and … more
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