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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

Arvada Kite Festival returns to Stenger Soccer Complex after two-year hiatus

For the first time in two years, Thousands of kites filled the skies above the Stenger Soccer Complex in Arvada on April 10, as the Arvada Kite Festival returned for its 19th iteration after a COVID-19-induced layoff. more

Arvada City Council OK’s change to parking enforcement; Whisper Village Car Wash modifications

The Arvada City Council had a busy meeting on April 4. Council approved an ordinance amending a section of the Arvada City Code pertaining to parking enforcement, OK-ed two major modifications needed for a new car wash in Candelas, made appointments to city boards and commissions and recognized April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. more

Arvada Police Department signs $2.8M contract for body-worn cameras

The Arvada Police Department has signed a $2.8 million contract to purchase body-worn cameras for its officers in an effort to become compliant with Senate Bill 20-217, which requires all law enforcement agencies in Colorado to have body-worn cameras by July 2023. 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

City council workshop provides updates on Olde Town street closures

At the March 28 Arvada City Council Meeting, Arvada Director of Community and Economic Development Ryan Stachelski gave an update on the Olde Town street closures, stating that the next phase of the semi-permanent plan will include more community outreach and studies on infrastructure, traffic, public safety and other factors. more

Arvada Fire holds grand opening for new $4.1 million Station 3 at Kipling and 73rd

The Arvada Fire Protection District held a grand opening ceremony on April 2 to celebrate the completion of its newest addition; Station 3. AFPD Station 3 is located at 7300 Kipling St. and replaces the old Station 3, which stood at the same site and was demolished in 2020. more

'They’re taking away our home:' Pomona students walk out in protest of budget cuts to arts programs

Students at Pomona High School walked out of class on March 29 in protest of the school’s budget cuts to their arts program, which were announced on March 17. 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

Olde Town Arvada Water Tower lit in blue and yellow in solidarity with Ukraine

The City of Arvada lit the Olde Town Arvada Water Tower blue and yellow in solidarity with Ukraine amid the country's ongoing conflict with Russia. The water tower was lit in Ukrainian colors on the evenings of Feb.  26 and 27.  more

Arvada Winterfest returns after hiatus, bringing cultural celebrations to Olde Town

After taking a hiatus in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Arvada Winterfest returned to Olde Town on Feb. 26, filling McIlvoy Park with festive cultural celebrations, ice sculptures and carriage rides. 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
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