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The age of the Ash Borers

After years of municipal efforts to fence in the Ash tree killing Emerald Ash Borers and keep them from expanding out of Boulder County, the inevitable has arrived. They’re here. “I guess the … more

Arvadans fighting over who will be taking the ‘giving table’

An Arvada woman who started a community giving table is being sued by another resident who claims the woman’s table infringed on his trademark. Resident Julia Walker created what she called “The … more

Jefferson Parkway in months-long standstill

The city council of Broomfield — one of three entities who formed the original Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) more than a decade ago — unanimously voted to withdraw from … more

Recall election possible for four Arvada councilmembers

Update: At its June 15 meeting, city council voted to enter into the proposed contract with Republic Services on a 4-3 vote, with Mayor Pro Tem Dot Miller and councilmembers Bob Fifer, Nancy Ford … more

Daily Arvada protests decry racial injustice

Every week night since June 1, from 5 to 6 p.m., a group of residents has been gathering at City Hall for a peaceful protest against racial injustice and police brutality. The effort is one of … more

Land Development Code unanimously adopted by city council

After a process that lasted more than two years, Arvada has adopted the latest version of its Land Development Code or LDC, which has not been comprehensively reviewed and updated since 2008. The … more

Olde Town summer street closure plan gets mixed review from businesses

A plan to close some Olde Town streets this summer to help businesses adapt to health restrictions has drawn mixed reactions from local business owners. According to a May 27 release, the Olde Town … more

Longtime debate continues about Arvada’s short-term rentals

Arvada has not yet put an ordinance in place to allow homes to be used for short-term rentals (STR’s) of 30 days or less, even as the city currently has dozens of STR listings between rental sites … more

‘It feels fantastic to be out’

When Arvada restaurants shut down their dine-in services starting March 17, residents couldn’t have foreseen the option wouldn’t come back until May 27. But with the state re-allowing sit-down … more

Republic will rescind offer if waste hauling issue becomes public vote

As the public hearing on a proposed contract between Arvada and waste hauler Republic Services gets closer, a question posed to the hauler, and the hauler’s answer, could affect the hearing’s … more

Reigniting creativity at the Arvada Center

As we enter the post-quarantine world, there are a vast array of jobs, industries and organizations that are going to need help coming back to life. The arts are certainly on this list, and the … more

Neighborhood parade celebrates local grads

The WildFlower Ponds neighborhood in Arvada held a parade to honor students in the neighborhood graduating from kindergarten, eighth grade, high school, college, graduate school and trade schools. … more

Olde Town Residences plan must start over after court decision

The city of Arvada is reviewing a May 14 Colorado Court of Appeals decision that overturned city council approval of the Olde Town Residences project. The project proposed by Trammell Crow, a … more

Waste hauling issue may go to public vote

A two-plus-years discussion on if Arvada should contract with just one waste hauling company could come to an end with a decision June 15 — or it could go to a vote of the people in November. At a … more

Mayor’s State of the City address details COVID, homelessness

As has been the case with many traditions in spring 2020, the mayor’s annual State of the City address went virtual May 15 as Mayor Marc Williams reviewed the challenges and successes of Arvada … more

Court of Appeals rules against `$30 land deal' development plan

In a May 14 decision, the Colorado Court of Appeals overturned city council's approval of the Olde Town Residences project, associated with what is known as the “$30 land deal,” Developer … more

After severe symptoms, Arvada officer recovers from COVID-19

Battling a confirmed case of the coronavirus would have been difficult enough on its own —but for Roxzana Santacruz, an investigator with the Arvada Police Department, the situation was heightened … more

Produce-planting effort for local food banks seeking volunteers

2020 was going to be Crescendum Flower Farm and Events’ first season in business after Krista Kushik and her family bought a farm off of 62nd Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard. But rather than go … more

Peck, Thomson communities connect after weeks of remote learning

For some elementary school staff in Arvada, the week of May 4 meant celebratory events to commemorate the end of the year. And end-of-year events meant interviews with local media, which for each … more

Local family’s fundraiser fighting two effects of COVID-19

An Arvada couple and their fifth-, eighth- and eleventh-grade daughters have already raised thousands after starting a fundraiser for local families April 22. The Fitzgerald family has created a … more
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