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‘There’s so much good in the world’

When Paul Marinello saw an ambulance outside the Smiths’ house on April 18, he assumed the ambulance had come for 2-year-old Austin. Austin had been born with an interstitial lung disease, the … more

15-year-old Arvada race car driver raises money for cancer patients

When 15-year-old Cassidy Hinds tells her friends she’s a competitive race car driver, at first they don’t believe her. “I kind of have to prove it to them,” she said. So she invites friends … more

Taste of Arvada shows ‘everything the city has to offer’

This year’s Taste of Arvada saw the event turn from an October tradition to a summer festivity as the annual restaurant competition took place on June 13. Along with the date change, this year … more

Letter to the editor: New Columbine plan disgraceful

New Columbine plan disgraceful I find the entire idea of a “new Columbine” to be disgraceful and an insult to the memory of the deceased. This seems to be a cowards’ way out of the situation by … more

Payoff for growth ‘rarely worth the price’

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. — Italian proverb, attributed to Montgomery Scott Raise your hand if you’ve been inconvenienced—either in minor ways or in major … more

With 5A money, district accelerates digital learning plan

From conducting virtual dissections to putting together podcasts, students at Arvada West High School find themselves on their devices “in every single subject for every grade,” said librarian … more

Vietnam memorial exhibit will heal wounds of war

As a veteran of the Vietnam War, Jim Topkoff has met many who, after serving in the war, “don’t want anything to do with it.” “There are thousands who just felt so neglected and unappreciated … more

14-year-old injured in hit-and-run on Sheridan

Police are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred around 9 p.m. on June 8, when a 14-year-old Arvada boy was hit by a vehicle at Sheridan Boulevard and West 64th Avenue. The driver, who was in a … more

New Jersey family travels to Denver for race Arvada daughter ran

Every year, runners and walkers from more than 30 states come out to Denver for Jodi’s Race for Awareness, many of them drawn to the race’s status as the second largest ovarian cancer run in the … more

I’ve got friends in Mile High places

I was there. Yes, I was at the Garth Brooks concert last weekend. If you would have asked me 20 years ago if I could ever imagine spending the kind of money it took to get tickets, so I could see … more

Moms find support at Baby Cafe

As an employee of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation, data manager Choni Cooper knew that the organization had help available for moms who had questions about nursing their children. … more

Clear Creek plan would get trail users closer to water

This month, city personnel will seek community input on Arvada’s Clear Creek Corridor Master Plan, which aims to enhance the environmental and recreational experiences for residents along the Clear … more

Mines students connect science with social studies for seventh-grade project

A group of seventh graders learned something last school year that they found quite interesting: the difference between fusion and fission in an atom bomb. “It’s interesting how you can either … more

Colorado kids compete in Scripps National Spelling Bee

The week of May 26 saw 562 students travel to Maryland for the Scripps National Spelling Bee — but for second-time national competitor Lauren Guo, 13, the trip was becoming a tradition. “I’ve … more

Chamber of Commerce program refines Arvada workforce

When local employers came to the Chamber of Commerce, president Kami Welch noticed that, for years, many of them were saying the same thing. “They were concerned about the quantity of prospective … more

Vegans “party” at new Arvada restaurant

As he prepared to open a fifth business in Arvada, Scott Spears set his sights on trying something new. Having been an on-and-off vegan for years, Spears decided to create a restaurant that primarily … more

Man sentenced to 10 years probation for soliciting prositution from teen

An Arvada man was sentenced to 10 years of sex offender intensive supervision May 23, with one year in jail as a condition of probation. John Yenter, 33, received his sentence after pleading guilty … more

Ralston Valley's Class of 2019 graduation

As Ralston Valley High School’s class of 2019 held its graduation ceremony on May 17, the students celebrated four completed years of high school and the years ahead of them. “No matter how … more

Celebrating Pomona's Class of 2019

On May 16, Pomona High School held its graduation for the class of 2019 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield. Senior class speakers included Triniti Entzel and Kaylee Marone. The Pomona High School … more

‘Freedom at last’: Students excited about new STEM labs

The first time he visited Swanson Elementary School’s STEM Lab, second-grader Caleb Vo had one thing to say: “I am just blown away by this.” Alongside his classmates, Vo was exploring the new … more
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