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Arvada Library hosts youth Pride celebration featuring parade, arts and crafts

Olde Town Arvada was dotted with LGBTQ+ Pride flags and adornments June 18, as the Arvada Library held its annual youth Pride celebration. This year’s iteration featured a parade for the … more

Arvada-based Mothers’ Milk Bank partners with state of Colorado to fight formula shortage

As parents around the country struggle to find baby formula on depleted grocery store shelves, Arvada community members and organizations are pitching in to help out. To address the shortage, … more

Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still … more

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined … more

Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter … more

Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is … more

New home and garden shop Outside the Box holds soft opening in Olde Town

Dorn Nienaber and Chris Spears have been selling curated home and garden goods since 2016, but until April 1, they didn’t have their own space to showcase their finds. That all changed with the soft opening of Outside the Box, a new addition to Olde Town, located at 5760 Olde Wadsworth Blvd. more

Arvada City Councilmember Lisa Smith heads to Poland to help with Ukrainian refugee crisis

Amid the ongoing war in the Ukraine, Arvada City Councilmember Lisa Smith has traveled to Poland, where she will spend two weeks collecting medical supplies and helping to transport refugees from Ukraine. Smith arrived in Poland on March 22. more

Ralston Valley golf coach remembers alum golfer killed in crash

Jeff Wasinger has been a coach for over 40 years, but he still remembers the first time he met Jackson Zinn at Ralston Valley High School. more

Rediscovering Orwell at the Arvada Center

As the author of some of the most searing indictments of the damage governments and people can do, George Orwell has become synonymous with the kind of prescience most artists only dream of. But all … more

Colorado Tap House opens massive facility along Ralston Creek Trail in west Arvada

Low temperatures and some snow flurries didn’t stop community members from coming out en mass to the Colorado Tap House on March 9 for the long-awaited grand opening of the expansive facility on 69th Avenue in west Arvada. more

Arvada clinic organizes donation drive for Ukraine war victims

“Close the sky over Ukraine. That’s our biggest hope right now,” Ellie Titarenko, a nurse practitioner at Arvada West Family Medicine said. more

A historic figure for modern times

Sometimes, a person becomes a legend whether they planned to be or not. It is a safe bet that Kate Slaughterback, an infamous Greeley frontierswoman, didn’t plan on going down in history as … more

Gov. Jared Polis stops by Arvada City Councilmember Lisa Smith's house for meet-and-greet on re-election campaign trail

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis made a stop in Arvada on Feb. 16 as part a four-day, statewide tour which serves as the kickoff of his re-election campaign. Arvada City Councilmember Lisa Smith hosted Polis in her backyard barn and invited any interested member of the community to attend. more

Congressional District 8 Candidate Joshua Jered Rodriguez taken into custody by authorities

A tumultuous week for Congressional District 8 Candidate Joshua Jered Rodriguez has concluded with his booking in the Jefferson County Jail. Arvada Police Department Public Information Officer Dave Snelling Confirmed that Rodriguez was booked before 7 a.m. on Feb. 17.  more

Former Arvada political candidate files for Congressional District 8 race despite active warrant

A man who has previously ran for mayor in Arvada has declared his candidacy in the 2022 Congressional District 8 race despite facing an active arrest warrant stemming from multiple felony … more

‘The Liar’ revels in the stupidity and power of love

Any and all muscles lose their strength if they’re not used. Even comedic ones. So, when it comes to putting on a production after two very strange years, it’s understandable that rust needed to … more

Development to begin on Trailstone, last development in Candelas Master Plan

Crews will begin work this month on Trailstone, the final major development in the Candelas Master Plan. The 196-acre development spearheaded by Arizona-based Taylor Morrison will feature 675 homes and a trail network that connects to the city’s. more

The curious case of Lewis Ralston

If you’ve noticed a spike in developments named “Ralston” in Arvada, you’re not alone. more

My Name Is… Jasper Ellison

I was born on January 12, 1919, in Muskogee, Oklahoma — so I'm an Okie from Muskogee. more
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