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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Faith Christian's boys basketball team's new coach shoots for continued excellence

Faith Men's Basketball has a storied tradition and for good reason based on their record in 3A Basketball for the last 20 years, with over 400 wins and six state championships.  New Head … more

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

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

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

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

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
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