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New community group taking aim at racism in Arvada

“There were problems from the very beginning.” That’s what Arvada resident Daniel Mondragon said in comments he made to the Arvada City Council on Sept. 21 about the role racism had played in … more

Winter is comming for struggling Jeffco restaurants

For nearly 15 years, Virgilio Urbano has served up some of the most acclaimed and popular pizzas in Jefferson County, first from a small storefront in Lakewood and later a much larger restaurant in … more

AUMC celebrates 150th with hope, honks

During its many decades of operation, the congregation at the Arvada United Methodist Church has withstood everything from the Great Depression, which left it with $3.35 in the bank at one point, to … more

Arvada officer’s actions questioned in 2018 Kansas case

A criminal case in Lawrence, Kansas involving a police officer who was later hired by the Arvada Police Department may have broader legal implications for past and future Arvada cases. The details of … more

‘We broke a statistic’

Like all high school graduates this year, Renay Padilla found herself faced with unexpected challenges when the pandemic hit in March, including altered study plans and daily uncertainties piled on … more

Pink Progression uses social momentum for artistic exploration

Getting wrapped up in current events and politics is an easy thing to do, especially in the social media-driven discourse the country — and world — finds itself in. But local artist Anna Kaye was … more

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … more

Foster kicks off first year as dual language option school

At Foster Dual Language PK-8 in Arvada, the new school year means more than navigating remote learning and COVID-19 procedures. 2020-2021 is the first academic year that the school will run as a dual … more

CDPHE: Jefferson Parkway safe even in 'worst-case scenario'

The long-awaited review of a soil study examining the safety of planned Jefferson Parkway construction was presented to the Arvada City Council on Aug. 24. With the review came a verdict from the … more

Jeffco lends a hand to help against fires and hurricanes

Jefferson County may have so far been spared from the recent natural disasters wreaking havoc throughout Colorado and elsewhere in the country, but that hasn't stopped the county from getting … more

Denver area dance teachers learn to think on their feet

Instructors at the Parker Dance Academy are getting better at using their words. Studio director Lexie Steinhauser has danced and taught dance for years. But even she struggled when it came to … more

103 years of life celebrated for Helen Dutrow

At age 103, Helen Dutrow was just as strong-willed as she was as a young woman, friends and family members recall. Her age never put a pause on her passions. She continued to garden and rake leaves … more

Grandview Station going forward after all

In the past year, the Grandview Station condo and retail development project has been up for discussion at Arvada City Council multiple times. Council first voted the project down in December 2019; … more

Two-month extension for Olde Town street closures

Two months after the June 12 street closures on certain blocks of Olde Town, the Business Improvement District (BID) announced that the closures would be extended through Nov. 3. Originally, the … more

Two more clinicians to join Arvada PD

The Arvada Police Department is calling in a special kind of backup. The department is hiring two new clinicians and purchasing two new vehicles for its co-responder program, which helps bring … more

They’re all good puppers at Museum of Nature and Science

People love dogs. A lot. Take a walk down any street in the metro area, pop a squat at almost any patio or take any trail, and you’re bound to meet a pooch or two. Which makes “Dogs! A Science … more

2020 Panthers part ways with Pomona

2020’s graduating Pomona Panthers enjoyed one last chance to say goodbye at an Aug. 15 graduation ceremony at Arvada’s North Area Athletic Complex. More than a hundred graduates were able to … more

Hope House 5K 2020 is Aug. 22

The 7th annual Hope House 5K & Fun Run is taking place at Lake Arbor Park in Arvada, this Saturday, Aug. 22. There are still in-person spots and donation opportunities available. The race will … more

15,000th Arvada milk bank donor on a journey to save her daughters

After 36 years, the Mothers’ Milk Bank, an Arvada-based nonprofit program of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation that provides breast milk to premature and sick babies, received … more

Pandemic strains Section 8 Housing program

Just over three years ago, Arvada resident Michael Gilbert’s life was turned upside-down after an unbelievable diagnosis — a tumor encasing part of his brain and most of his spine — and an even … more
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