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Arvada officer’s actions questioned in 2018 Kansas case

A criminal case in Lawrence, Kansas involving a police officer who was later hired by the Arvada Police Department may have broader legal implications for past and future Arvada cases. The details of … 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

CDPHE: Jefferson Parkway safe even in 'worst-case scenario'

The long-awaited review of a soil study examining the safety of planned Jefferson Parkway construction was presented to the Arvada City Council on Aug. 24. With the review came a verdict from the … more

Jeffco hybrid learning still has some teachers asking questions

When Jeffco Public Schools introduced remote learning in March 2020 as a response to the coronavirus pandemic, many schools relied on an asynchronous model — students completing online learning … 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

Some area venues bringing back live music

It was Feb. 24 when Jason Justice and his four bandmates in Gumbo le Funque, a New Orleans-style funk group, believed they were each coming down with the flu. Their symptoms came on right during … 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

Jeffco school employees worry ‘loophole’ could lead to layoffs

Just as students are preparing to return to in-person schooling in Jeffco this September, support professionals including the custodians, food service workers, paraprofessionals, bus drivers and … 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

Jeffco Public Schools teacher's union in negotiations with district for 1% raise

The Jeffco teachers union, JCEA, is still working to negotiate a salary arrangement as part of its Collective Bargaining Agreement with Jeffco Public Schools. At the union’s recent bargaining … more

Union wants new Jeffco restart plan

Just two weeks before Jeffco’s 2020-2021 school year will begin, Jefferson County Education Association or JCEA, the local teachers union, plans to call on the district to change its process for … more

Aftermath of an unexpected Arvada shooting

As police investigate a shooting that occurred July 11, in which one Arvadan was killed and three others were injured, the nearby community is grappling not only with loss, but also with surprise. … more

Athletics up and running in Jeffco schools

For high school athletes like Luke Loehding, in previous summers, “getting to prepare for our football season is an opportunity that many of us took for granted,” he said. But this year, for … more

Garden partners with police to help families in need

Since its establishment in 2012, Rose Roots Community Garden has donated more than 10,000 pounds of produce to the Community Table, Arvada's local food bank. So when its 2020 season came with the … more

PHOTOS: Faith Christian Eagles Class of 2020 are onto the next chapter

Exactly eight weeks after its originally scheduled graduation — which was cancelled due to restrictions related to COVID-19 — Faith Christian High School celebrated the class of 2020's … more

Free PPE provided to Arvada businesses

Arvada businesses can pick up free personal protective equipment (PPE) including gloves, paper towels, masks, disinfectant, rubbing alcohol and infrared thermometers through a new summer offering. … more

Rooftop greenhouse sets Arvada restaurant apart

When residents Jaime Miles and Josh Timon opened their first restaurant, the plan was to source their produce as locally as possible — right from the rooftop. On restaurant Lot One's opening day, … more

Jeffco schools still looking for sanitizing wipes, gloves

With plans to reopen schools in the fall, Jeffco Public Schools has been on the hunt for personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning supplies. The search for reusable and disposable masks, hand … more

Jeffco superintendent named Kentucky education commissioner

After about three years as Jeffco Public Schools' superintendent, Jason Glass has been named the next Commissioner of Education for the state of Kentucky. In a July 10 letter to the community, Glass … more

All Jeffco students can return for in-person schooling this fall

On July 8, Jeffco Public Schools announced that all students will have the option to attend school in-person every day next school year. The district's plan for next year, Restart Jeffco, outlines … more
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