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Drake seventh graders share ideas through editorial cartoons

Topics from political controversies to environmental issues and bullying were chosen by seventh-grade students at Drake Middle School in Arvada as they learned to express themselves through the art … more

Pomona comes up just short on the baseball diamond

LAKEWOOD — Dakota Ridge baseball has found a flair for the dramatics earlier during Class 5A Jeffco League play. In less than 48 hours, the Eagles (8-7, 2-0 in 5A Jeffco) scored in the final inning … more

Event celebrates Arvada/Wheat Ridge impact

The Arvada Vitality Alliance is all about the betterment of Arvada. Founded in 2013, the group raises money to benefit nonprofits which are doing good things for the people who live in Arvada. Since … more

Arvada supporting tollway to the tune of $2 million

The proposed Jefferson Parkway is proceeding towards becoming a reality, and one Jeffco municipality just provided significant funding to help it along. At an April 1 Arvada City Council meeting, a … more

Making preparations for the G Line opening

The long-awaited G Line will open to passengers April 26. “We're truly pleased to be at this day — it's been a long road,” said Laurie Huff, spokesperson for the Regional Transportation … more

Colorado playwright’s work takes stage

Two weathered facades with shutters are set side by side at the back of a busy New Orleans square — one is the (Ba)sin Street Social Club and the other, we soon learn, houses the notorious Angie B. … more

Run for good: Hope House 5K May 4

The Hope House 5K & Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, at Lake Arbor Park in Arvada. Last year over 300 people showed up for this event that is both family-friendly and competitive as it … more

Art Drop Arvada hides local art in public

Twice a month, art is scattered throughout Arvada for people to find and take home with them. The idea is to connect the community with local artists and to get them excited about owning a piece of … more

Class teaches how to prevent falls, boosts confidence

Of the 880 emergency medical service calls Arvada Fire responded to in February, 124 were for falls, making them the number one most common such call for the department. Similarly, in 2017, falls … more

Ralston Valley boys lacrosse rewriting program’s history books

ARVADA — Ralston Valley’s boys lacrosse program in no longer in its infant stages. The Mustangs are in their third season fielding a varsity program. Ralston Valley made a bit of history March 25 … more

G Line to open April 26

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) announce April 1 that the grand opening for the G Line, which will run through Denver, Adams County, Arvada and Wheat Ridge, will be on Friday, April 26. … more

Faith Christian's renowned basketball coach steps down to assistant coach

After 20 years of leading a highly successful Faith Christian boys basketball program, Coach Andrew Hasz is stepping down to assistant coach, citing increasingly challenging responsibiliites as the … more

Faith Christian soccer starts season right

Spring weather in Colorado is always an exciting mixed bag. Faith Girls Soccer (1-0) was able to beat the blizzard of 2019 by a few hours and in the process secure a solid 3-1 victory over Frontier … more

My name is... Corrie Francis

Being a mom, wife I am a mom of two. I have a little boy, Jackson who is gonna turn 10 soon and a 6- year-old daughter Alivia. I’ve lived in Colorado this time around for almost six years. I lived … more

‘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
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