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Arvada officers involved in Wednesday night shooting, suspect deceased

Arvada police officers were involved in a shooting around 10 p.m. Jan. 22 near W. 56th Avenue and Marshall Street. No officers were injured in the shooting and the suspect is deceased, … more

Denver Water ‘evaluating options’ after Gross project ruling

A court ruling from the end of 2019 determined Denver Water officials must obtain an additional permit for the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project — a project that Arvada is depending on so it can … more

Chocolate-themed event returning to Olde Town in February

Those looking to satisfy a chocolate craving before Valentine’s Day are invited to Olde Town Feb. 1, where nearly 20 chocolatiers will participate in this year’s A Chocolate Affair event. The … more

Registration open for Apex spring sports leagues

As Arvada native Darren Doherty and his family were eating dinner one night, they realized that, between them, “we had eight of the 10 people we would need for a softball team, all here and … more

To boost ‘3.5-star’ score, city will focus on transportation, growth

Since 2017, Arvada has worked to boost its 3.5-star city rating, calculated by Northwest Research Group (NRG) using responses from the city’s Community Survey. But with 2019 survey results … more

Second suspect arrested for Dec. 14 carjacking

A suspect in a December carjacking incident in Arvada, was arrested Jan. 8 after previously fleeing from police, according to an Arvada Police Department (APD) media release. The robbery occurred the … more

Sixth-grade science project aims to clean up Lake Arbor

A project that has taken over the entire sixth grade class at Moore Middle School — and will soon find its way into Arvada City Hall — started with one 11-year-old, Zach Ford, while he was on a … more

Arvada parent publishes picture book with ADHD theme

“Victor and the Vroom,” the debut picture book by Arvada-based freelance writer and parent Lydia Rueger, features a regular car with a not-so-regular engine. The story is based on Rueger’s … more

City can celebrate progress as we plan for the future

On Nov. 30, we celebrated the Olde Town Arvada tree lighting ceremony, one of my favorite traditions. It was a fitting start to the season and an example of why Arvada is such a wonderful place to be … more

Community working to relaunch inactive Lions Club

Before the Arvada Lions Club went inactive about a year ago, the group accumulated a long list of accomplishments, from sponsoring camping experiences for individuals with disabilities to helping … more

Supects arrested in back-to-back robberies, but one suspect still at large

Two cases garnering statewide media attention took place Dec. 14 and Dec. 18 in Arvada, with one suspect arrested in each — and, in the first, one suspect still at-large. On Dec. 14, a man told … more

Top five stories setting Arvada apart in 2019

With the last year of the decade came plenty of new and ongoing Arvada stories as infrastructure changed, election season occurred and neighbors rallied together for a variety of causes. Included in … more

One of three finalists withdraws request to build parkway

On Dec. 23, the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) announced that one of the three teams in the running to build the parkway had withdrawn its request to do so. The Jefferson … more

Mayor will not be fined after contributions complaint found invalid

In a determination dated Dec. 20, city staff ruled Marc Williams will face no penalty after a citizen-filed complaint alleged the mayor had accepted illegal campaign donations. The complaint was … more

Suspect arrested for Wednesday morning Arvada shooting

On Dec. 18 around 11 p.m., the Arvada Police Department announced on Twitter that it had arrested the suspect thought to be involved in an incident earlier that morning, when a man … more

Hope House gives ‘Confidence for Christmas’

With two children, her boyfriend and others to shop for, 21-year-old Tearsa Sandoval has been saving for Christmas gifts all year. But, primarily, it hasn’t been money she’s earned in preparation … more

Search continues for suspect in Arvada carjacking, firing incident

Arvada police continue searching for a 30-year-old male suspect who allegedly fired at officers Dec. 14. The man is suspected of stealing a pickup truck near W. 68th Avenue and Gray Street. He was … more

Assisted living facility hit by stomach flu outbreak

On Dec. 11, residents at Brookdale Meridian Arvada, an assisted living facility, were asked to stay in their apartments through Dec. 15 or potentially longer after a stomach flu outbreak occurred in … more

Students sell artwork ‘for the greater good’

As families poured in to Arvada High School for the annual Empty Bowls event, which sees area elementary, middle and high school students make and sell ceramic bowls for charity, 10-year-old Solomon … more

Ralston Valley football grinds out victory over Arapahoe

ARVADA — Ralston Valley quarterback Walker Brickle even got into the running game for the Mustangs’ late Nov. 15 at the North Area Athletic Complex. Brickle’s 10-yard touchdown run late in the … more
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