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Golden resident killed in Arvada shooting remembered by friends for his voice, heart

Brent Kaufman will remember his friend John Hurley as a leader and a man of character who “stepped up and saw where help was needed,” whether he was helping to feed and clothe the homeless or … more

Civilian named in Arvada shooting

The civilian killed in the June 21 shooting in Olde Town Arvada has been identified as John Hurley, a 40-year-old man from Golden, Colo. No prior connection between Hurley and the suspect – … more

Bakery turned barricade

Alex Reid, the production manager for Rheinlander Bakery located in Olde Town, said he was working in the bakery when he heard what sounded like a firecracker go off, followed by two more. He said … more

Arvada holds 22nd Kids Fishing Tournament

For the 22nd year, the City of Arvada hosted its annual Kids Fishing Tournament on June 12, an event for children aged 14 and under to fish for prizes at the Arvada-Blunn Reservoir. This year's event … more

Arvada City Council votes down Amazon’s Project Indiana Proposal

After seven hours of deliberation, dozens of public comments and months of debate, Amazon’s proposal to build a warehouse in western Arvada was rejected by City Council on June 15 with a 5-2 vote on an annexation ordinance necessary for the tech giant’s proposal to move forward. Mayor Marc Williams and Mayor Pro Tem Dot Miller were the two dissenting votes. more

Q & A: Rep. Brianna Titone

In recognition of Pride Month, the Arvada Press talked to House District 27 Representative Brianna Titone — the first trans legislator elected in Colorado — about living in Arvada, the importance … more

Arvada United Methodist Church holds Pride Month Celebration

The Arvada United Methodist Church held a celebration in honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month on June 13 at their location on Carr Street. The event was attended by over 70 members and supporters of the … more

Arvada Urban Renewal Authority gives Ralston Fields redevelopment update

At the Arvada City Council meeting on May 17th, Arvada Urban Renewal Authority Executive Director Maureen Phair gave an update on the Ralston Fields redevelopment project, which has been in the works … more

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

Suspect in car theft dead after standoff with police

The suspect in an armed car theft was killed in a standoff with Arvada Police on June 2 near 81st Lane and Garland Street. The man allegedly stole a black GMC Yukon LX from a shopper at the Target … more

Olde Town Arvada launches new gift card program

The Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District has launched a new gift card program that will allow patrons to purchase cards that can be used at over 40 participating business in the district. … more

A million-dollar night of musical theater

The Arvada Center is celebrating the return of live musical theater with an experience that will be novel for both performers and audiences — musical theater outside. For the first time in 19 … more

PHOTOS: Ralston Valley Mustangs celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2021

The in-person ceremony took place the evening of May 21, at the Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood.  more

Arvada High School Class of 2021 graduation

The scarlet red robes of the Arvada High School's 2021 graduates stood out in stark contrast to the green grass on May 20 at the North Area Athletic Complex. more

PHOTOS: Pomona High graduates 2021 class

Pomona High School celebrated over 200 graduates in its class of 2020, May 20, at theNorth Area Athletic Complex in Arvada. The 47th class to graduate from Pomona accrued over $3 million in … more

Arvada Fire Protection District participates in virtual reality training study

Health Scholars, a Denver-based virtual reality startup, launched a study in April to determine the efficacy of VR training for emergency medical services personnel in three Colorado fire districts, … more

Kokoro holds fundraiser to counter anti-Asian hate

Kokoro, a Japanese restaurant with locations in University Hills and Arvada, has launched a fundraising campaign aimed at contributing to organizations that oppose anti-Asian hate. The restaurant … more

Hope House donates car to teen mom for Mother’s Day

For the fifth consecutive year, Arvada-based nonprofit Hope House partnered with Lake Arbor Auto and Hands of the Carpenter to donate a used car to a local teen mom in need. On April 29, Mackenzie … more

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the … more

One of two suspects in custody after carjacking spree

One suspect is in custody after three attempted carjackings occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning in Northwestern Arvada. The carjackings began at 2:50 a.m. on April 24 and continued until shortly after 7 a.m., when Arvada Police officers apprehended one of the two suspects. more
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