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Denver Water ‘evaluating options’ after Gross project ruling

A court ruling from the end of 2019 determined Denver Water officials must obtain an additional permit for the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project — a project that Arvada is depending on so it can … more

Chocolate-themed event returning to Olde Town in February

Those looking to satisfy a chocolate craving before Valentine’s Day are invited to Olde Town Feb. 1, where nearly 20 chocolatiers will participate in this year’s A Chocolate Affair event. The … more

Registration open for Apex spring sports leagues

As Arvada native Darren Doherty and his family were eating dinner one night, they realized that, between them, “we had eight of the 10 people we would need for a softball team, all here and … more

My name is... Hilary Wimmer

The road to teaching I went to Arvada West and I’m grateful I got an excellent education in Jeffco. I was really fortunate to have what I had, and Arvada was a great place to live. We go back to … more

Sixth-grade science project aims to clean up Lake Arbor

A project that has taken over the entire sixth grade class at Moore Middle School — and will soon find its way into Arvada City Hall — started with one 11-year-old, Zach Ford, while he was on a … more

Q&A with Collin Parson

303 Magazine’s annual “Denver Artists to Watch” list included a well-known Arvada name as the Arvada Center’s Collin Parson was praised for his artistic influence on the area. Parson was … more

Arvada parent publishes picture book with ADHD theme

“Victor and the Vroom,” the debut picture book by Arvada-based freelance writer and parent Lydia Rueger, features a regular car with a not-so-regular engine. The story is based on Rueger’s … more

Fitness company taking off for Arvada native

When Jon Cerf talks about his company Core Progression, he emphasizes one takeaway: his personal training business is more than a personal training business. The gym offers a wide variety of fitness … more

City can celebrate progress as we plan for the future

On Nov. 30, we celebrated the Olde Town Arvada tree lighting ceremony, one of my favorite traditions. It was a fitting start to the season and an example of why Arvada is such a wonderful place to be … more

Mayor will not be fined after contributions complaint found invalid

In a determination dated Dec. 20, city staff ruled Marc Williams will face no penalty after a citizen-filed complaint alleged the mayor had accepted illegal campaign donations. The complaint was … more

Local Set shows the personal side of Red Rocks

The third annual Local Set series, which runs almost weekly through April 3, aims to bring a little intimacy to Red Rocks Amphitheatre by bringing audiences up close and behind the scenes of the … more

Suspect arrested for Wednesday morning Arvada shooting

On Dec. 18 around 11 p.m., the Arvada Police Department announced on Twitter that it had arrested the suspect thought to be involved in an incident earlier that morning, when a man … more

Hope House gives ‘Confidence for Christmas’

With two children, her boyfriend and others to shop for, 21-year-old Tearsa Sandoval has been saving for Christmas gifts all year. But, primarily, it hasn’t been money she’s earned in preparation … more

Assisted living facility hit by stomach flu outbreak

On Dec. 11, residents at Brookdale Meridian Arvada, an assisted living facility, were asked to stay in their apartments through Dec. 15 or potentially longer after a stomach flu outbreak occurred in … more

Students sell artwork ‘for the greater good’

As families poured in to Arvada High School for the annual Empty Bowls event, which sees area elementary, middle and high school students make and sell ceramic bowls for charity, 10-year-old Solomon … more

A redemption song for Ebenezer Scrooge

The term “Scrooge” has come to describe one who is miserly, cheap and uncaring, but that’s not who Ebenezer Scrooge really is, according to actor Larry Cahn. And he should know — he’s … more

Ralston Valley football grinds out victory over Arapahoe

ARVADA — Ralston Valley quarterback Walker Brickle even got into the running game for the Mustangs’ late Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Brickle’s 10-yard touchdown run late in the … more

Pomona football hits its stride in playoff win over Legend

ARVADA — Pomona offense came alive in the second quarter Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. No. 12-seed Legend held a 7-0 lead on No. 5 Pomona in the second round of the Class 5A football … more

Santa House gift drive seeking donations for families in need

When Duane Youse and Joel Folk first launched the Santa House, a gift drive for low-income families in Arvada and Wheat Ridge, the project wasn’t without its challenges. The first year, organizers … more

Happy little holiday outing ideas

I went for a little run the other night, and, as usual, I tracked it with Endomondo. No, I’m not going to tell you my time, my distance, my average speed ... Nothing. Not your business. And it’s … more
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