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Assisted living facility hit by stomach flu outbreak

On Dec. 11, residents at Brookdale Meridian Arvada, an assisted living facility, were asked to stay in their apartments through Dec. 15 or potentially longer after a stomach flu outbreak occurred in … more

DDRC Players find new home at Colorado ACTS

It’s a good problem to have when a small theater has grown over the years to the point that it needs a bigger venue to accommodate its audience. And it’s particularly rewarding for the … more

Students sell artwork ‘for the greater good’

As families poured in to Arvada High School for the annual Empty Bowls event, which sees area elementary, middle and high school students make and sell ceramic bowls for charity, 10-year-old Solomon … more

Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. … more

Taking sports to the extreme - Denver museum exhibit takes visitors into world of athletic thrills

When Andrew Fraser was a boy growing up in Littleton, he knew he wanted to fly. Not only would he daydream of gliding through the sky, but at night, he would have active lucid dreams about flying. He … more

Action Center breaks a record and piles in socks

The line of cars piled up outside The Action Center parking lot on Dec. 4, and it only grew throughout the afternoon. In those cars were residents who were in a gift giving mood, and it wasn't … more

Holiday Art Market offers unique items, connection to local artists

From the wood he collects to the product it becomes, everything that Dave Hawley makes has a story. Aspen trees are transformed into little wooden bowls and birch and pine trees become miniature, 3D … more

The smell of the season at Benchmark

There are quite a few different approaches to take when it comes to Christmas plays, and Lakewood’s Benchmark Theatre decided to embrace the warmth and humor of the season with its regional … more

Jeffco works to avoid potential ‘dead-ends’ of new state grad requirements

When Arvada High junior Sebastian Owens takes the SAT this spring, he’s not only counting on scores good enough to get him into the college of his choice; he’s also hoping for math and English … more

Colorado Brew Plus and Outdoor Lab partner for Colorado Gives Day

Jefferson County is a generous community. “And when you live in Jefferson County,” said Paige Brophy, executive director of the Outdoor Lab Foundation, “you want to give back in any way you … more

Breaking records at The Action Center

Thaddeus Stebens doesn’t want people to take little things in everyday life for granted. He is homeless, but primarily stays in the Westminster area where he does traffic control for a living. … more

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

Family Leadership Training Institute accepting applications

Denver residents Julie and Catalina Kerwin have spent plenty of time together wandering around Sloan’s Lake. The mother, daughter pair saw the wildlife like birds and geese living in an area that … more

After 70 plus years, Rockley Music Center to say goodbye to Lakewood

During the Rockley family's 70 plus years of operating the Rockley Music Center on West Colfax, adapting to the needs of the community has been vital. When Melvin and Mildred Rockley opened the … more

Arvada 10-year-old injured after car veers onto sidewalk

At 3:30 p.m. Nov. 8, a 10-year-old female student was struck by a car while walking on the sidewalk along West 58th Avenue near Dover Street, according to a statement from the Arvada Police … 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
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