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New Hope House center will support 450 teen moms

It doesn’t take long for the moms served by Hope House — a nonprofit that supports teen moms in the Denver area — to start spreading the word. Madison Sullivan, 21, heard about it from one … more

Priest waits out injury to resume walk across country

For roughly six weeks, he walked along Kansas roads as a sore on his toe worsened from a pesky blister to a painful infection. Still, the former Episcopal priest who lives in Colorado kept going. On … more

Environment, safety at center of Jefferson Parkway toll road debate

In September 2017, Randy Stafford walked into a public forum of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA), prepared to ask several questions about the public safety and environmental … more

My Name Is ... Betty Haligas

Weekly volunteer work I volunteer every Thursday. I just do whatever’s needed — I work in the office and if need be, I take the girls shopping for clothes and shoes. We also go through the … more

City to draft ballot question on waste hauling plan

After collecting community input on a plan that would uniformize city waste hauling last spring, the city plans to ask for additional feedback through an advisory ballot question in the fall. Since … more

Arvada-grown food helps low-income families all over Denver

Veronica Lewis, Abby Wagner and Cailin Osborne have “been farming together for years,” Lewis said. But when the women met roughly five years ago, they weren’t farmers — they were students at … more

Early College hires economics, math professor

John Evans-Klock will join the staff at Early College of Arvada as a professor of economics and mathematics. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, Evans-Klock spent 20 years … more

Jefferson Parkway: Long-planned toll road on verge of being built

For those who support the proposed four-lane toll road intended to close the gap between State Highway 128 in Broomfield and State Highway 93 north of Golden, it is a major economic and … more

Community grows stronger in Arvada garden

At Arvada’s Sunshine Community Garden, everyone agrees: “It’s OK not to know anything,” said gardener Deborah Kerr. The community garden has been all about the learning experience for Kerr … more

Applications open for exterior improvement grant

For Arvada businesses, an upcoming opportunity could provide up to $15,000 for exterior improvements. The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) has opened applications for the Arvada … more

Fitness in the Square makes exercise fun and free

When Maureen Sotoohi and her daughter, Ana, decided they wanted to take a fitness class, the next step was easy. By Saturday morning, the two found themselves standing in Olde Town Square, prepared … more

Preliminary hearing waived, arraignment scheduled in ‘chemical bomb’ incident

Four defendants in this year’s so-called “chemical bomb” case, in which five suspects allegedly injured an officer with a homemade explosive, waived their preliminary hearing on July 12. The … more

Global glove company relocates US HQ to Arvada

For Drew Eakins, glove company Hestra’s decision to relocate to Arvada couldn’t have been better news. Not only had Eakins been keeping an eye on the Sweden-based company, he said, the new … more

Letter to the editor: A+ for Arvada community

Last Friday, early evening, I took my 3-year-old grandson over to Ralston Central Park to perhaps cool off and have some play time. The splash pad was a bit much for him, so he headed over to the … more

City lights fireworks on rainy Fourth of July

Coloradans from around the area came together at the Stenger Sports Complex, 11200 W. 58th Ave., to celebrate the Fourth of July with the city of Arvada. The city held a firework show beginning at … more

Season 3 airs of show that’s ‘putting Arvada on the map’

When Rodman Schley first set out to reduce his carbon footprint, he never expected that his quest to learn more about activities like green building and beekeeping would turn into a public television … more

My Name Is ... Janey Bell

About me My husband and I just moved here last year from Denver, to this property where we also own a dog training facility called Team Spirit Agility. We have group classes and we teach all levels, … more

District-wide effort brings cameras, security glass to Jeffco schools

For dozens of district schools, the summer will usher in important security improvements, with 37 schools receiving new security cameras and nine scheduled to have front doors outfitted with … more

Former Faith Christian Academy teacher sues school for wrongful termination

A former teacher at Arvada’s Faith Christian Academy filed a lawsuit against the school on June 7, alleging the school wrongfully terminated him when he organized a symposium to address what he … more

‘I have to put earplugs in ... that’s not a quiet zone’

Chuck Decino lives in a quiet zone along the G Line, where trains don’t always sound a horn when approaching a crossing. But from his home near the Allison/Zephyr Street crossing, he still hears … more
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