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Ralston Valley football grinds out victory over Arapahoe

ARVADA — Ralston Valley quarterback Walker Brickle even got into the running game for the Mustangs’ late Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Brickle’s 10-yard touchdown run late in the … more

Pomona football hits its stride in playoff win over Legend

ARVADA — Pomona offense came alive in the second quarter Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. No. 12-seed Legend held a 7-0 lead on No. 5 Pomona in the second round of the Class 5A football … more

Santa House gift drive seeking donations for families in need

When Duane Youse and Joel Folk first launched the Santa House, a gift drive for low-income families in Arvada and Wheat Ridge, the project wasn’t without its challenges. The first year, organizers … more

Planning commission OKs plans for Grandview Station

After months of activity, an effort to preserve two historic houses on Grandview Avenue came to a head Nov. 5, when the planning commission heard an appeal associated with the fate of the houses. … more

One new face as Arvada voters largely hold the status quo

This election season, Arvada voters were tasked with deciding just how much change they would like to see on city council. Four of seven council seats were up for reelection, with the District 2 seat … more

Newcomer Lauren Simpson takes District 2 race

As Lauren Simpson campaigned for the city council District 2 seat, for months, “I knew I was a little bit of the underdog,” she said. Though Simpson has had a good deal of involvement with … more

Pomona makes history with fifth straight team state title

THORNTON — Pomona gymnastics flipped, twisted and vaulted its way into the history books Nov. 7 at Thornton High School. The Panthers claimed their fifth straight Class 5A gymnastics team state … more

Results in for Arvada districts 2, 4, at-large seat

The 2019 Arvada election ballots have all been turned in, with the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder reporting none of Arvada's races are in danger of falling within mandatory recount … more

Results in for Arvada mayoral race

Election results counted as of 10:09 a.m., Nov. 8 show candidate Marc Williams has taken this year's three-candidate race for mayor. Williams earned 44.9% of the vote, while candidate Harriet Hall … more

Four straight conference titles for FCA

Faith Christian (8-1) capped off their regular season with a solid victory over D'Evelyn (5-4) 43-31. The Eagles also accumulated their 4th straight Flatirons Conference Championship in the process, … more

Council deadlocks on short-term rental decision

During an Oct. 21 public hearing on whether Arvada should alter its Land Development Code (LDC) to permit short-term rentals, or STRs, councilmembers listened to back-to-back citizen stories that … more

Olde Town named APA Colorado's first `Great Place'

This October, the Colorado chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) launched its annual Great Places in Colorado award, naming Olde Town Arvada its first Great Place. “The program … more

Global Goods coffee shop closes doors

After six years of business, Global Goods and Coffee has closed its location at Olde Wadsworth Boulevard, but not without leaving another globally minded business in its place, and migrating a … more

Council brings transportation, safety concerns to Gov. Polis

At an Oct. 22 meeting, state and local officials had the chance to align their goals as the Arvada city council members met with Gov. Jared Polis at Arvada City Hall, outlining the city's priorities … more

A golden life

The Arvadans who knew Lois Cunniff Lindstrom Kennedy know how she changed the city. Those who work at the Arvada Center know Lindstrom as a community leader who advocated for the bond issue that … more

Crosswalk projects would promote safety but alter aesthetics

Crosswalks near the G Line and Arvada K-8 could become safer, and look much different, under a new Arvada pilot program. Arvada transportation planning engineer John Firouzi and pedestrian … more

Erin Morris

A background in service I was in my freshman year of college when the twin towers went down, and that really shaped my generation. When I went on to law school, one of my professors spoke about their … more

Bennett beaten by Faith

Faith Christian's football team sees the playoffs are coming but still has business to take care of in the regular season. As it has been in the previous three seasons, the final games of Flatirons … more

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
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