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New Hope House center will support 450 teen moms

It doesn’t take long for the moms served by Hope House — a nonprofit that supports teen moms in the Denver area — to start spreading the word. Madison Sullivan, 21, heard about it from one … more

Priest waits out injury to resume walk across country

For roughly six weeks, he walked along Kansas roads as a sore on his toe worsened from a pesky blister to a painful infection. Still, the former Episcopal priest who lives in Colorado kept going. On … more

Environment, safety at center of Jefferson Parkway toll road debate

In September 2017, Randy Stafford walked into a public forum of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA), prepared to ask several questions about the public safety and environmental … more

Morning celebration welcomes Thomson Tigers back to school

Beth and Matt House didn't know everything to expect for their oldest daughter's first day of kindergarten at Thomson Elementary School. But as the couple stood in front of the school with their … more

Old-fashioned Arvada Days festival looks to create new traditions

In the past, Arvada Days has been about embracing the old ways and “taking a walk back in time,” Nina Piccinini of the Arvada Festivals Commission said. But with its third annual celebration on … more

Developer, citizens lay claim to same stretch of property

A property line dispute around what could be as little as one and a half feet may have large implications for the city. The dispute was one of several matters that took center stage at the Arvada … more

My Name Is ... Betty Haligas

Weekly volunteer work I volunteer every Thursday. I just do whatever’s needed — I work in the office and if need be, I take the girls shopping for clothes and shoes. We also go through the … more

City to draft ballot question on waste hauling plan

After collecting community input on a plan that would uniformize city waste hauling last spring, the city plans to ask for additional feedback through an advisory ballot question in the fall. Since … more

Arvada-grown food helps low-income families all over Denver

Veronica Lewis, Abby Wagner and Cailin Osborne have “been farming together for years,” Lewis said. But when the women met roughly five years ago, they weren’t farmers — they were students at … more

Early College hires economics, math professor

John Evans-Klock will join the staff at Early College of Arvada as a professor of economics and mathematics. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, Evans-Klock spent 20 years … more

Jefferson Parkway: Long-planned toll road on verge of being built

For those who support the proposed four-lane toll road intended to close the gap between State Highway 128 in Broomfield and State Highway 93 north of Golden, it is a major economic and … more

Community grows stronger in Arvada garden

At Arvada’s Sunshine Community Garden, everyone agrees: “It’s OK not to know anything,” said gardener Deborah Kerr. The community garden has been all about the learning experience for Kerr … more

Applications open for exterior improvement grant

For Arvada businesses, an upcoming opportunity could provide up to $15,000 for exterior improvements. The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) has opened applications for the Arvada … more

Fitness in the Square makes exercise fun and free

When Maureen Sotoohi and her daughter, Ana, decided they wanted to take a fitness class, the next step was easy. By Saturday morning, the two found themselves standing in Olde Town Square, prepared … more

Arvada contest asks residents to identify heroes next door

This summer, neighborhood block parties will double as a chance for residents to reveal their hidden talents — all in the name of emergency preparedness. The city has launched the Neighborhood … more

Preliminary hearing waived, arraignment scheduled in ‘chemical bomb’ incident

Four defendants in this year’s so-called “chemical bomb” case, in which five suspects allegedly injured an officer with a homemade explosive, waived their preliminary hearing on July 12. The … more

Global glove company relocates US HQ to Arvada

For Drew Eakins, glove company Hestra’s decision to relocate to Arvada couldn’t have been better news. Not only had Eakins been keeping an eye on the Sweden-based company, he said, the new … more

Letter to the editor: A+ for Arvada community

Last Friday, early evening, I took my 3-year-old grandson over to Ralston Central Park to perhaps cool off and have some play time. The splash pad was a bit much for him, so he headed over to the … more

Obstacle challenge open to ages 5-16

Kids and teens who want to push themselves are invited to participate in the Kids Obstacle Challenge, a race series for ages 5-16. The 1.5- to 2-mile challenge, which includes 13-15 obstacles, takes … more

New system brings back lights at Olde Town Water Tower

Red, white and blue lights glow for Fourth of July Casey Van Divier cvandivier@coloradocommunitymedia.com After nearly a year of work, the city has installed a new lighting system for the Olde Town … more
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