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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

National Thrift Store Day — save the date (and money)

Thrift stores are one of those great resources that many people don’t take advantage of. Not only do they provide an option to donate the many items cluttering up our homes to people who could … more

Old-fashioned Arvada Days festival looks to create new traditions

In the past, Arvada Days has been about embracing the old ways and “taking a walk back in time,” Nina Piccinini of the Arvada Festivals Commission said. But with its third annual celebration on … more

‘Superstition’ coming back to try its luck

Detective stories are one of the great renewable resources of pop culture. The genre is endlessly flexible and well-suited to mediums both familiar and new. And that’s just what the audio drama … more

Broomfield pumps the brakes on parkway

The Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) planned to break ground on its proposed tollway next year, using a requested $7.5 million total from its three government members to finish the … more

Day-long event sees new sports court built by community volunteers

Volunteers from all over the Arvada community joined together on July 27 to build a new play space near the Susan M. Duncan Family YMCA, 6350 Eldridge St. The community event attracted a number of … 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

Reporter Stories: A road on the table

Community Editor Christy Steadman sits down to discuss the long-awaited and often delayed Jefferson Parkway, which would link the northern Metro Denver area to the rest of the 470 beltway -- if it … more

Preparing for a fall and winter on the stage

Summer winding down means a lot of things, including the starting of schools for children and faint glints of autumn starting to spring up. And for stages all over the metro area, it means it’s … more

City to draft ballot question on waste hauling plan

After collecting community input on a plan that would uniformize city waste hauling last spring, the city plans to ask for additional feedback through an advisory ballot question in the fall. Since … more

Arvada-grown food helps low-income families all over Denver

Veronica Lewis, Abby Wagner and Cailin Osborne have “been farming together for years,” Lewis said. But when the women met roughly five years ago, they weren’t farmers — they were students at … more

Early College hires economics, math professor

John Evans-Klock will join the staff at Early College of Arvada as a professor of economics and mathematics. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, Evans-Klock spent 20 years … more

Restored Apollo test capsule unveiled

A restored Apollo 16 test capsule was unveiled by Special Aerospace Services LLC in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing. The restored spacecraft will be displayed … more

Jefferson Parkway: Long-planned toll road on verge of being built

For those who support the proposed four-lane toll road intended to close the gap between State Highway 128 in Broomfield and State Highway 93 north of Golden, it is a major economic and … more

Community grows stronger in Arvada garden

At Arvada’s Sunshine Community Garden, everyone agrees: “It’s OK not to know anything,” said gardener Deborah Kerr. The community garden has been all about the learning experience for Kerr … more

Applications open for exterior improvement grant

For Arvada businesses, an upcoming opportunity could provide up to $15,000 for exterior improvements. The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) has opened applications for the Arvada … more

.5K race `for all ages' will help stop child abuse

Wheat Ridge resident Halley Gruber may “not be running a real 5K any time soon,” she said, but she's fully prepared for Ralston House's .5K Endurance Challenge coming up in August. “I've been … more

G Line flaggers removed

After years at their posts, those flaggers at G Line train crossings are finally headed home. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) obtained initial approval from the Federal Railroad … more

Fitness in the Square makes exercise fun and free

When Maureen Sotoohi and her daughter, Ana, decided they wanted to take a fitness class, the next step was easy. By Saturday morning, the two found themselves standing in Olde Town Square, prepared … more
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