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Arvada community garden has ‘room to grow’

Although the Rose Roots Community Garden has been open to gardeners since 2011, every year, almost a quarter of the garden — about 20 of its 89 plots — stays vacant, said gardener Laura Bennett, … more

Denver's theater scene speaks amid COVD-19 closures

I've written this column every week for more than two years, and I would be surprised if I went more than two entries during this tenure without mentioning some kind of theatrical production. There's … more

Arvada businesses work to stay afloat through COVID-19

As Ray and Deanell Sandoval went for a walk through Olde Town the afternoon of March 17, the downtown area's empty streets and locked businesses didn't look like the Olde Town they've gotten used to. … more

My Name Is... Ken Simons

20 marathons, 10 years I’ve been a runner a good share of my life. In high school, I ran the half-mile and the mile at a small school in Iowa. When I got in my late thirties, I started training for … more

Arvada businesses working to solve top local challenges

When catering company Bread Winners opened its restaurant in Olde Town about six years ago, the team was prepared for challenges to come with the transition. Of those challenges, however, one quickly … more

A tale of two caucuses in Jeffco

Like many people, Ghada Wahan says she has always paid more attention to national politics than local ones. But that's begun to change recently for Wahan, who said she decided to participate in the … more

Arvada’s Don Allard remembered

Everybody who knew Don Allard, from colleagues to family members, could agree: the former public servant was never short on things to say about Arvada. “All you had to do is ask him `what’s going … more

Ralston Valley girls basketball gallops into Sweet 16

ARVADA — Ralston Valley junior Sydney Bevington was a bit of a decoy early on Feb. 28 in the Class 5A girls basketball second-round state tournament game. No. 39-seeded Pine Creek had seen … more

Ralston Valley grabs first playoff win since 2017

ARVADA — Ralston Valley’s boys basketball team had the sweet taste of a playoff victory Feb. 29. “I think for almost all of us this is our first playoff win,” Ralston Valley senior Walker … more

Broomfield withdraws support for Jefferson Parkway

A Feb. 25 city council meeting in Broomfield attracted residents from across the Denver area, with individuals from Arvada, Jefferson County, Longmont, Boulder and Aurora addressing a council that … more

Couple seeks to build business in west Arvada

On March 2, city council will vote on a request that would pave the way for an Arvada couple to build a new business on the west side of town. If approved, the currently vacant property at 14982 W. … more

My Name Is... Emily Keener

Becoming a ninja warrior When I was about six or seven, I was doing gymnastics and I was a huge fan of the adult show, American Ninja Warrior. It’s a mix of upper-body, balance and agility … more

What midsummer dreams may come at the Arvada Center

The plays of William Shakespeare have been performed so many times in the more than 400 years since he did his writing that one mustn’t just consider the story, but how to tell that story. Emily … more

For some, 2020 marks fifth year on city’s Section 8 waitlist

When Jane, a 45-year-old Arvada resident, applied for housing assistance in 2015, she was hoping to obtain a housing voucher to pay the rent, find her own apartment and quickly get back on her … more

Jefferson County cities call for more jail funding

On Feb. 13, the municipal police chiefs of Jefferson County — representing Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Morrison, Mountain View, Westminster and Wheat Ridge — submitted a letter to the … more

Pomona student projects combine film with cancer awareness

Many of the students in Pomona High School’s video production elective grew up sharing their ideas with the world. Juniors Isaac Rosasco and Gage Fish posted videos on YouTube when they were … more

Two honored by Arvada chamber

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce recognized its 2019 Business of the Year and Nonprofit of the Year this January, highlighting two organizations with missions to reach underserved populations in the … more

Lane closures coming on Ralston Road

Construction on Ralston Road will begin mid-February as phase one of a two-part project gets underway. Phase one of the city’s Ralston Road Widening Project will alter the road between Upham and … more

My name is... Craig Blaser

Arvada connections My wife and I are both Arvada natives; we went to Pomona High School. I played a lot of sports but football was my first love, and I played two years at Adams State. My dad was a … more

Without year-round shelter, Arvada homeless ‘tossed back and forth’

John Woolsey has been robbed seven times in the last year while staying in Arvada. He’s been in the city for about four years, sleeping at severe weather shelters on nights they are open, and … more
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