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Meet David Jones, council candidate for District 4

Ever since David Jones visited Washington, D.C., with his classmates in the fifth grade, he’s had an interest in the government, he said. But it wasn’t until decades later, when he wound up … more

Meet Jordan Hohenstein, council candidate for District 4

Jordan Hohenstein was 26 years old when he first ran for city council in 2017. The youngest candidate in the race, he worried that his young age might hurt his chances of election -- but it didn’t … more

My Name Is ... Cruz Lopez

Giving back to Drake I’m 16 years old and I’m a junior at Arvada West. I joined the Cub Scouts in second grade. Right now, I’m a Life Scout, and to get the rank of Eagle Scout, you have to do a … more

Olde Town shops transform into student art show

Last weekend the businesses of Olde Town became a widespread, eclectic art gallery as 18 stores displayed student artwork for the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. The contest was an effort by the … more

Students, pets and parents join Wednesday walk to Warder

For more than 100 Warder Elementary students, the morning of Oct. 2 marked a change in routine as they got out of bed, skipped the usual homemade breakfast and headed out to Robby Ferrufino Park, … more

Meet Ethan Lutz, council candidate for District 2

Arvada resident Ethan Lutz didn’t always see himself following in the footsteps of his mother and father, who are both involved in the local government of their Alaska town. But after Lutz and his … more

Apex Tennis Center earns national award for `superior' aspects

On Sept. 2, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) recognized Arvada's Apex Tennis Center with an award for excellence, making it the only facility in Colorado to receive such an award from the … more

Meet Dave Palm, candidate for mayor

Dave Palm believes in putting the history of Arvada in residents’ hands. As a director on the Arvada Historical Society board, Palm has put dozens of hours into digitizing Arvada’s past and … more

Meet Marc Williams, candidate for mayor

For attorney and Arvada Mayor Marc Williams, city hall isn’t so different from the courtroom. As mayor, he has drawn on his legal experience to ensure best practices during public meetings, … more

Hope House center for teen moms sets Arvada apart

Six years ago, 6475 Benton St., on the corner of Benton and 64th Avenue, was empty. But come Sept. 5, the location flooded with a bigger crowd than ever before as the community came together to … more

Arvada senior community ‘not just a place to live’

For new employees at MorningStar of Arvada, a senior living community, one day of employee training doesn’t cut it — the new hires quickly become experts after a weeklong process of training … more

Delays aplenty as Jefferson Parkway debate continues

The Jefferson Parkway is no stranger to delays and setbacks, having been part of a Denver-metro beltway vision that originated in the 1960s. Construction of the final segment — a toll road intended … more

My Name Is: Lisa Nicholson

20 years in Jeffco My first year in Jeffco was 1999. The diversity in this district is very inviting to me; I really enjoy working with the populations that are in Title 1 schools. I want to make … more

Soil sample shows potential plutonium hotspot in Jefferson Parkway path

When the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) and other groups launched a soil study this May, with the goal of testing the Rocky Flats area for excess nuclear waste that could be … more

Faith Christian Academy: Fall sports preview 2019

August 12 signaled the start of the busy fall sports season for Faith Christian High School and the passionate Eagles supporters. Faith Christian had an excellent overall Fall last year (Football - … more

`I'm going to fully recover': Local author writes, publishes husband's story

Brenda Bott didn't always plan on writing a “real book,” she said. Originally, the Arvada author hoped to write a book just for friends and family that would detail her and her husband Glenn's … more

New Hope House center will support 450 teen moms

It doesn’t take long for the moms served by Hope House — a nonprofit that supports teen moms in the Denver area — to start spreading the word. Madison Sullivan, 21, heard about it from one … more

Priest waits out injury to resume walk across country

For roughly six weeks, he walked along Kansas roads as a sore on his toe worsened from a pesky blister to a painful infection. Still, the former Episcopal priest who lives in Colorado kept going. On … more

Environment, safety at center of Jefferson Parkway toll road debate

In September 2017, Randy Stafford walked into a public forum of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA), prepared to ask several questions about the public safety and environmental … more

My Name Is ... Betty Haligas

Weekly volunteer work I volunteer every Thursday. I just do whatever’s needed — I work in the office and if need be, I take the girls shopping for clothes and shoes. We also go through the … more
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