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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

It’s not mean to get lean

In fact, it’s kind of mean to the folks left with the stuff if you don’t get lean. Do your elders have 60, 70, 80+ years of stuff? Have they ever trimmed down any of it? If you are a bit fuzzy … 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

Longtime Arvada businesswoman, volunteer dies at 82

Mary Lou (Bejot) Van Doozer, former owner of the EggShell restaurant in Old Town Arvada died Feb. 23 at age 82. Van Doozer was born and grew up in Ainsworth, Nebraska. After high school, Van Doozer … more

WinterFest encourages people outside

A Friday night snow was the perfect addition to WinterFest, held Saturday, Feb. 23 in McIlvoy Park in Olde Town Arvada. The event, presented by the Arvada Festivals Commission, launched last year to … more

Arvada resident delivers dessert boxes to metro area

Jimmy LaPrelle said looking for gifts to send to clients at his corporate job had become more of a chore than a cheerful event. He was sick of sending flowers and wanted a different option than the … more

Seabee shares common bond with grandfather 74 years later

A little more than 74 years ago, Seabees fought alongside U.S. Marines in the battle for the Mariana Islands chain during World War II. Fast forward to today, Seabees are now fighting a different … more

Arvada considers single waste hauling for city trash

Arvada City Council is exploring an organized waste hauling system within the city of Arvada. City staff has developed a timeline of possibly implementing such a change, and put out a request for a … more

Black box series continues with regional premier of ‘The Moors’

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities continues the third season of its Black Box Repertory on Feb. 22, with the regional premiere of “The Moors” — a dark comedy propelled by a strong … more
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