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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

Longtime Arvada book and record store owner remembered for thick black glasses, giving spirit

Through all the changes Arvada has experienced over the last 29 years, one of the city's great constants has been the Black & Read Books, Music and Game store tucked into a strip mall on West … more

Attack ads fly in House District 27 seat

The race for State House District 27, has gotten ugly, thanks to negative ads launched by independent groups that both the Democratic and Republican candidates call false and misleading. Brianna … more

‘We broke a statistic’

Like all high school graduates this year, Renay Padilla found herself faced with unexpected challenges when the pandemic hit in March, including altered study plans and daily uncertainties piled on … more

Foster kicks off first year as dual language option school

At Foster Dual Language PK-8 in Arvada, the new school year means more than navigating remote learning and COVID-19 procedures. 2020-2021 is the first academic year that the school will run as a dual … more

103 years of life celebrated for Helen Dutrow

At age 103, Helen Dutrow was just as strong-willed as she was as a young woman, friends and family members recall. Her age never put a pause on her passions. She continued to garden and rake leaves … more

Grandview Station going forward after all

In the past year, the Grandview Station condo and retail development project has been up for discussion at Arvada City Council multiple times. Council first voted the project down in December 2019; … more

Two-month extension for Olde Town street closures

Two months after the June 12 street closures on certain blocks of Olde Town, the Business Improvement District (BID) announced that the closures would be extended through Nov. 3. Originally, the … more

Two more clinicians to join Arvada PD

The Arvada Police Department is calling in a special kind of backup. The department is hiring two new clinicians and purchasing two new vehicles for its co-responder program, which helps bring … more

2020 Panthers part ways with Pomona

2020’s graduating Pomona Panthers enjoyed one last chance to say goodbye at an Aug. 15 graduation ceremony at Arvada’s North Area Athletic Complex. More than a hundred graduates were able to … more

Hope House 5K 2020 is Aug. 22

The 7th annual Hope House 5K & Fun Run is taking place at Lake Arbor Park in Arvada, this Saturday, Aug. 22. There are still in-person spots and donation opportunities available. The race will … more

15,000th Arvada milk bank donor on a journey to save her daughters

After 36 years, the Mothers’ Milk Bank, an Arvada-based nonprofit program of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation that provides breast milk to premature and sick babies, received … more

Pandemic strains Section 8 Housing program

Just over three years ago, Arvada resident Michael Gilbert’s life was turned upside-down after an unbelievable diagnosis — a tumor encasing part of his brain and most of his spine — and an even … more

Short-term rentals now legal in Arvada

After an Aug. 3 city council vote, short-term rentals can legally operate in Arvada. Short-term rentals or STRs — rentals for 30 days or less often leased through sites like Airbnb and VRBO — … more
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