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Olde Town water tower lights to honor graduating seniors

Continuing a tradition that began last year, the Olde Town water tower will bear the colors of seven local high schools on different dates in May to honor each of the school's graduating senior … more

Arvada inventor modernizes wheelchair safety

Jered Dean didn't set out to revolutionize power wheelchairs. A former engineering professor at Colorado School of Mines, he simply wanted to make a motorized chair that was safer for his niece, … more

Arvada-based nonprofit for teen moms will host 5K on May 1 at Lake Arbor Park

Hope House Colorado, a nonprofit based in Arvada that provides resources for teen moms, will host its 8th annual 5k and Fun Run fundraising event on May 1 at Lake Arbor Park. The 5k will begin at 9 … more

JCPH closing large Arvada vaccination site to focus efforts

As COVID-19 vaccinations got underway in December, one of the first locations to begin offering the shots was Jefferson County Public Health’s vaccination center in Arvada. The drive-thru site, … more

For more than 30 years, spanning two generations, Namiko’s has endured

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a story about a landmark Arvada eatery and how it has dealt with the challenges of the pandemic. Part II will be published in next week’s edition. In Arvada, … more

UPDATE: Arvada Police apprehend homicide suspect after 3 stabbed, one victim deceased

At 7:43 p.m., the Arvada Police Department received a call in reference to a stabbing at a residence in the 8400 block of Chase St. The suspect, Michael Kuhlow age 33 is suspected in the assault. Two … more

Apex holds groundbreaking for all-inclusive Secrest Park playground

When the new Secrest Recreation Center opened in October 2018 not only did it replace the previous facility on 66th Avenue, but it phased out the neighboring playground due to its construction. A … more

Council approves Olde Town project

Olde Town Arvada will be home to new residences soon. The Arvada City Council, by a 5-2 vote, approved Trammell Crow Company’s request for a conditional-use permit for the development of a … more

All in the family: Arvada resident finds biological father, half-siblings he never knew existed

Jason Sandoval never truly had a dad in his life. Not really. He’s never had siblings, either.  Now, the 42-year-old Arvada resident is a son, a brother and an uncle — as he’s been for all of … more

Kids, adults alike join West Arvada Orthodontics for windy, but fun-filled afternoon of painting

One painting shows the daytime, while the other is at night. Yet both of Kenley Rieter’s mountain landscape artwork is prominently displayed, along with one created by her mom, Amanda, on the … more

No. 1 Pomona wrestling planning a road trip to Pueblo

LAKEWOOD — The announcement last week that the state wrestling tournament won’t be held at its usual site was another change during this ever changing 2020-21 prep sports season in Colorado. … more

Council debates implementation of waste-hauling program

With the city of Arvada implementing a one-source waste-hauling program this summer, including recycling, the city council's Feb. 1 work session focused on two questions: who should decide whether to … more

Groundbreaking ceremony for groundbreaking school

The weather was cool and blustery but Principal Leigh Hiester had a smile that showed through her mask as the groundbreaking ceremony for new construction at Foster Dual Language school got underway … more

Arvada eatery with a mission keeps jamming along

During the pandemic, while Jack’s/Steamers is closed for indoor dining, it relies on selling handcrafted jams and jellies -- labeled “A Different Kind of Jam” — to help generate revenue. And … more

DA honors two of law enforcement’s finest

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Awards for Investigator of the Year and Patrol Officer of the Year.were given out at the District’s annual law enforcement luncheon. Detective Jeremiah … more

Olde Town coffeeshop gifted new signage, COVID safety graphics in giveaway

On Nov. 20, La Dolce Vita coffeehouse owner Debbie Hansen was in need of some good news. She got it in the form of new signage and marketing materials from the Arvada branch of Alphagraphics, which … more

Ice, ice baby in Olde Town Arvada

Stephanie Goins had never ice skated before. Neither had her children — Jadyn, 13, and Jordyn, 9. And her husband, Dustin, had done it just once — 20 years ago. So, as one might imagine, there … more

Decades in the district come to an end - Ron Mitchell steps down from Jeffco board

“I'm not as young as I used to be,” he says. “I'm going to turn 76 on my next birthday. I've battled cancer for 20 years, had a heart attack, a bone marrow transplant. And my energy isn't what … more

Vote vigil in Arvada

A Count Every Vote Vigil, billed as a bipartisan show of public support to protect the sanctity of the voting process in America, was held on the afternoon of Nov. 4, in front of Arvada City Hall. … more

Beloved husband, father and "church grandpa" honored

Robert (Bob) Henry Stolte passed away shortly after midnight on November 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents Stanley and Virginia, sister Karen Capps, brother Leslie (wife: Carolyn), and … more
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