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Jeffco nets $523,030 in GOCO grants

The Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board recently awarded three grants totaling $523,030 for projects in Jefferson County. The City of Arvada, in partnership with North Arvada Middle School, received … more

Faith Christian soccer starts season right

Spring weather in Colorado is always an exciting mixed bag. Faith Girls Soccer (1-0) was able to beat the blizzard of 2019 by a few hours and in the process secure a solid 3-1 victory over Frontier … more

Ralston Valley baseball piles up the runs in 3-0 start

ARVADA — Ralston Valley has gotten out of the gates in a hurry to start the spring baseball season. The Mustangs improved to 2-0 on the season with a 14-4 victory over Grandview on Monday, March … more

Talnua brings nearly extinct style of whiskey to Arvada

What is likely the only distillery outside of Ireland to make triple distilled single pot still whiskey officially opened in Arvada St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Opening Talnua Distillery was a dream … more

Arvada talks solving homelessness at Community Impact Breakfast

Experts working with individuals experiencing homelessness agree that lack of affordable housing and services, stigma and a “not in my backyard” attitude are some of the greatest challenges in … more

Garden plots available for Arvada residents

Arvada residents who want to garden but don’t have the room or simply enjoy gardening in a community environment are invited to apply for a plot at the Arvada Community Garden, 9195 W. 57th Ave. … more

My name is... Corrie Francis

Being a mom, wife I am a mom of two. I have a little boy, Jackson who is gonna turn 10 soon and a 6- year-old daughter Alivia. I’ve lived in Colorado this time around for almost six years. I lived … more

Olde Town Arvada celebrates St. Patrick's Day

The streets of Olde Town Arvada were packed March 16 with locals and visitors donning their most Irish attire for the annual St. Patrick's Day Festival. more

Olde Town Arvada channels New Orleans with Mardi Gras parade

The Brothers of Brass band brought the party to the streets of Olde Town Arvada March 5 during a Fat Tuesday kickoff parade. The first of its kind event in Arvada was a partnership with the Arvada … more

Steuben’s Arvada partners with Girl Scouts for cookie-flavored desserts

Annual Girl Scout cookies sales may have ended March 10, but Steuben’s Arvada is keeping some of the iconic flavors at the forefront with ice cream and cupcakes made from and inspired by Thin … more

Tea celebrates seniors 90 and older

In its 16th year, the Senior High Tea was a celebration of women and men in the Arvada community who are age 90 and older. More than 70 seniors, ages 90 to 100, gathered March 9 at the Apex Community … more

‘The Moors’ is unusual take on Bronte legacy

Many of us read books by Charlotte and Emily Bronte some years ago and recall the gloomy mood of their surroundings and interactions … Playwright Jen Silverman has come up with a different and … more

Going back to the future with ‘1984’

Following the 2016 election and the first use of “alternate facts” by a representative of the federal government, George Orwell’s “1984” took the top spot on Amazon’s best-seller list, … more

First CBD store opens in Arvada

Bridget Sheils became a believer in the benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD) products after seeing how they helped her husband, Tim, manage anxiety. “He was very against taking anything medically because … more

Arvada family recycles old crayons into new creations

For the past nine months, the Martonosi family in Arvada has been working to keep crayons out of landfills by recycling them into new creations. Kim and Attila Martonosi bought Crazy Crayons and The … more

Man sentenced to 32 years for domestic violence strangulation

Thomas Adam Rojas, 35, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Feb. 28, where he was sentenced to prison for 32 years for a strangulation assault on his girlfriend. The strangulation caused … more

Making the green scene on St. Patrick's Day

While the best-known tradition of St. Patrick’s Day is to wear green, that wasn’t always the case. Before green became the color associated with the holiday, blue was worn to celebrate Saint … more

20 Arvada officers receive donated armor

When Arvada Police Officer Anthony Daniel leaves for work, his fiancée is a little less worried, now, thanks to an armor donation from SHIELD 616. “It means more protection, but it also means he … more

Arvada High students commit to internships

The Arvada High School Career Explore program took a page out of the athletics playbook Feb. 19 with a signing day. Thirteen students in the program signed letters of intent to complete 160-hour … more

Get lost in ‘The Moors’ on area stage

For aficionados of a certain kind of English novel, the phrase “the moors” conjures up images of a mysterious, fog-shrouded lowlands where romance and danger go hand-in-hand. In her 2016 work … more
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