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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

Hope House gives ‘Confidence for Christmas’

With two children, her boyfriend and others to shop for, 21-year-old Tearsa Sandoval has been saving for Christmas gifts all year. But, primarily, it hasn’t been money she’s earned in preparation … more

Assisted living facility hit by stomach flu outbreak

On Dec. 11, residents at Brookdale Meridian Arvada, an assisted living facility, were asked to stay in their apartments through Dec. 15 or potentially longer after a stomach flu outbreak occurred in … more

Students sell artwork ‘for the greater good’

As families poured in to Arvada High School for the annual Empty Bowls event, which sees area elementary, middle and high school students make and sell ceramic bowls for charity, 10-year-old Solomon … more

Ralston Valley football grinds out victory over Arapahoe

ARVADA — Ralston Valley quarterback Walker Brickle even got into the running game for the Mustangs’ late Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Brickle’s 10-yard touchdown run late in the … more

Pomona football hits its stride in playoff win over Legend

ARVADA — Pomona offense came alive in the second quarter Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. No. 12-seed Legend held a 7-0 lead on No. 5 Pomona in the second round of the Class 5A football … more

Santa House gift drive seeking donations for families in need

When Duane Youse and Joel Folk first launched the Santa House, a gift drive for low-income families in Arvada and Wheat Ridge, the project wasn’t without its challenges. The first year, organizers … more

Planning commission OKs plans for Grandview Station

After months of activity, an effort to preserve two historic houses on Grandview Avenue came to a head Nov. 5, when the planning commission heard an appeal associated with the fate of the houses. … more

One new face as Arvada voters largely hold the status quo

This election season, Arvada voters were tasked with deciding just how much change they would like to see on city council. Four of seven council seats were up for reelection, with the District 2 seat … more

Newcomer Lauren Simpson takes District 2 race

As Lauren Simpson campaigned for the city council District 2 seat, for months, “I knew I was a little bit of the underdog,” she said. Though Simpson has had a good deal of involvement with … more

Pomona makes history with fifth straight team state title

THORNTON — Pomona gymnastics flipped, twisted and vaulted its way into the history books Nov. 7 at Thornton High School. The Panthers claimed their fifth straight Class 5A gymnastics team state … more

Results in for Arvada districts 2, 4, at-large seat

The 2019 Arvada election ballots have all been turned in, with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder reporting none of Arvada's races are in danger of falling within mandatory recount … more

Results in for Arvada mayoral race

Election results counted as of 10:09 a.m., Nov. 8 show candidate Marc Williams has taken this year's three-candidate race for mayor. Williams earned 44.9% of the vote, while candidate Harriet Hall … more

Four straight conference titles for FCA

Faith Christian (8-1) capped off their regular season with a solid victory over D'Evelyn (5-4) 43-31. The Eagles also accumulated their 4th straight Flatirons Conference Championship in the process, … more

Council deadlocks on short-term rental decision

During an Oct. 21 public hearing on whether Arvada should alter its Land Development Code (LDC) to permit short-term rentals, or STRs, councilmembers listened to back-to-back citizen stories that … more

Olde Town named APA Colorado's first `Great Place'

This October, the Colorado chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) launched its annual Great Places in Colorado award, naming Olde Town Arvada its first Great Place. “The program … more
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