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‘The Moors’ is unusual take on Bronte legacy

Many of us read books by Charlotte and Emily Bronte some years ago and recall the gloomy mood of their surroundings and interactions … Playwright Jen Silverman has come up with a different and … more

First CBD store opens in Arvada

Bridget Sheils became a believer in the benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD) products after seeing how they helped her husband, Tim, manage anxiety. “He was very against taking anything medically because … more

Arvada family recycles old crayons into new creations

For the past nine months, the Martonosi family in Arvada has been working to keep crayons out of landfills by recycling them into new creations. Kim and Attila Martonosi bought Crazy Crayons and The … more

Man sentenced to 32 years for domestic violence strangulation

Thomas Adam Rojas, 35, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Feb. 28, where he was sentenced to prison for 32 years for a strangulation assault on his girlfriend. The strangulation caused … more

Longtime Arvada businesswoman, volunteer dies at 82

Mary Lou (Bejot) Van Doozer, former owner of the EggShell restaurant in Old Town Arvada died Feb. 23 at age 82. Van Doozer was born and grew up in Ainsworth, Nebraska. After high school, Van Doozer … more

WinterFest encourages people outside

A Friday night snow was the perfect addition to WinterFest, held Saturday, Feb. 23 in McIlvoy Park in Olde Town Arvada. The event, presented by the Arvada Festivals Commission, launched last year to … more

Seabee shares common bond with grandfather 74 years later

A little more than 74 years ago, Seabees fought alongside U.S. Marines in the battle for the Mariana Islands chain during World War II. Fast forward to today, Seabees are now fighting a different … more

Arvada considers single waste hauling for city trash

Arvada City Council is exploring an organized waste hauling system within the city of Arvada. City staff has developed a timeline of possibly implementing such a change, and put out a request for a … more

Survey measures homeless in Arvada

The day shelter at The Rising Church in Olde Town Arvada was buzzing the afternoon of Jan. 29 with men and women seeking showers, a meal and a place to shelter from the freezing temperatures. The … more

Warren Tech program trains next 911 dispatchers

A new program at Warren Tech is working to address the need for more emergency dispatchers nationwide. The program, held at the north campus at Arvada West High, teaches students the skills to become … more

Super Bowl ad features Arvada Police and armor donation

Arvada residents were surprised and excited to see their hometown police department featured in a commercial aired during Super Bowl LIII Feb. 3. The ad, paid for by Ford and aired regionally in … more

FCA students donate food to the hungry

An annual food drive doubles as an opportunity to teach generosity of spirit at Faith Christian Academy. For a second year, the entire school gathered donations together to send to Community Table … more

Zenzinger, Titone give legislative preview

With the legislative session underway, Democrats Senator Rachel Zenzinger and newly elected Representative Brianna Titone gave their constituents a way to get to know how it works and what bills to … more

From groceries to a gathering place

As you walk into the lobby at Storyline Fellowship’s new home, you’re greeted with modern architecture, a fireplace and plenty of cozy seats to gather and drink coffee from local roaster Two … more

Stalcheski to lead merging Arvada depts.

Ryan Stalcheski has been named the city of Arvada’s Director of Community and Economic Development. Stachelski has served the city for eight years, most recently as the director of the Arvada … more

Olde Town Arvada BID welcomes new executive director

The Olde Town Arvada, Business Improvement District (BID) has appointed Joe Hengstler as the new executive director. Hengstler said he is thrilled to bring his talents in community organizing, event … more

Arvada open house helps gather resident input

Transportation, traffic, attainable housing and single trash haulers were among the topics discusses by residents with Arvada City Council Jan. 8 at a visioning open house held at city hall. This … more

Rocky Flats subject to another lawsuit over safety

With two lawsuits pending, seven citizen groups are bringing a new legal suit to try and unseal 30-year-old documents about the troublesome Rocky Flats. Represented by Pat Mellen, a Denver-based … more

Therapy business brings balance park to Arvada

Pam Bohling, orthopedic clinical specialist at Mountain States Hand and Physical Therapy, believes that from bad things sometimes good things come. With the threat of rent at the Arvada clinic … more

Arvada couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Carl and Johnsie Nielson say the key to a long marriage is sharing. They should know: The Arvada couple celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 25. Carl, 92, and Johnsie, 90, married on … more
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