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New look for Olde Town

Beginning June 12, the Business Improvement District in conjunction with the city closed some portions of Olde Town streets to give businesses a jumpstart as the effects of COVID-19 continue. Signs … more

Arvadans fighting over who will be taking the ‘giving table’

An Arvada woman who started a community giving table is being sued by another resident who claims the woman’s table infringed on his trademark. Resident Julia Walker created what she called “The … more

Jefferson Parkway in months-long standstill

The city council of Broomfield — one of three entities who formed the original Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) more than a decade ago — unanimously voted to withdraw from … more

Arvada council votes yes on trash hauling contract

After more than 30 individuals gave public comment and almost 400 emails were sent as well, two long-awaited votes on Arvada trash hauling took place June 15 — and a contract between the city and … more

Residents planning socially distanced summer event for June 20

The afternoon of June 20, Arvada residents are planning to celebrate the beginning of summer by coming together while staying at home. Resident Connie Morgan has organized for families to come … more

Recall election possible for four Arvada councilmembers

Update: At its June 15 meeting, city council voted to enter into the proposed contract with Republic Services on a 4-3 vote, with Mayor Pro Tem Dot Miller and councilmembers Bob Fifer, Nancy Ford … more

Daily Arvada protests decry racial injustice

Every week night since June 1, from 5 to 6 p.m., a group of residents has been gathering at City Hall for a peaceful protest against racial injustice and police brutality. The effort is one of … more

Arvada has already reached 79% response rate for 2020 census

In preparation for the 2020 census, the city of Arvada took a number of big steps to ensure its response rate would match or exceed that of the last census in 2010, said city communications manager … more

Arvadans give helping hand through backyard sanitizer workshop

Local nonprofits, healthcare organizations, businesses and the Arvada police and fire departments are just some of the groups that have received free hand sanitizer made by a local couple in their … more

Rehearing canceled, Grandview Station process starting over

A June rehearing of the appeal that halted the Grandview Station project is no longer scheduled to take place because the developer has been approved to submit a new application instead. The widely … more

Land Development Code unanimously adopted by city council

After a process that lasted more than two years, Arvada has adopted the latest version of its Land Development Code or LDC, which has not been comprehensively reviewed and updated since 2008. The … more

Longtime debate continues about Arvada’s short-term rentals

Arvada has not yet put an ordinance in place to allow homes to be used for short-term rentals (STR’s) of 30 days or less, even as the city currently has dozens of STR listings between rental sites … more

‘It feels fantastic to be out’

When Arvada restaurants shut down their dine-in services starting March 17, residents couldn’t have foreseen the option wouldn’t come back until May 27. But with the state re-allowing sit-down … more

Republic will rescind offer if waste hauling issue becomes public vote

As the public hearing on a proposed contract between Arvada and waste hauler Republic Services gets closer, a question posed to the hauler, and the hauler’s answer, could affect the hearing’s … more

Neighborhood parade celebrates local grads

The WildFlower Ponds neighborhood in Arvada held a parade to honor students in the neighborhood graduating from kindergarten, eighth grade, high school, college, graduate school and trade schools. … more

Olde Town Residences plan must start over after court decision

The city of Arvada is reviewing a May 14 Colorado Court of Appeals decision that overturned city council approval of the Olde Town Residences project. The project proposed by Trammell Crow, a … more

Waste hauling issue may go to public vote

A two-plus-years discussion on if Arvada should contract with just one waste hauling company could come to an end with a decision June 15 — or it could go to a vote of the people in November. At a … more

Mayor’s State of the City address details COVID, homelessness

As has been the case with many traditions in spring 2020, the mayor’s annual State of the City address went virtual May 15 as Mayor Marc Williams reviewed the challenges and successes of Arvada … more

More than 100 Arvada businesses join ‘Safe and Open’ campaign

As of May 11, there were 115 Arvada businesses which have opted into a campaign known as Safe and Open to convey to customers that it is safe to come inside their stores for business. Safe and Open … more

Court of Appeals rules against `$30 land deal' development plan

In a May 14 decision, the Colorado Court of Appeals overturned city council's approval of the Olde Town Residences project, associated with what is known as the “$30 land deal,” Developer … more
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