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Rocky Flats plutonium hotspot `appears to be an outlier'

The most recent batch results in an ongoing soil study east of former nuclear weapons plant Rocky Flats came back Oct. 1, testing for plutonium levels well within the government-established safety … more

Meet David Jones, council candidate for District 4

Ever since David Jones visited Washington, D.C., with his classmates in the fifth grade, he’s had an interest in the government, he said. But it wasn’t until decades later, when he wound up … more

Meet Jordan Hohenstein, council candidate for District 4

Jordan Hohenstein was 26 years old when he first ran for city council in 2017. The youngest candidate in the race, he worried that his young age might hurt his chances of election -- but it didn’t … more

My Name Is ... Cruz Lopez

Giving back to Drake I’m 16 years old and I’m a junior at Arvada West. I joined the Cub Scouts in second grade. Right now, I’m a Life Scout, and to get the rank of Eagle Scout, you have to do a … more

Olde Town shops transform into student art show

Last weekend the businesses of Olde Town became a widespread, eclectic art gallery as 18 stores displayed student artwork for the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. The contest was an effort by the … more

Students, pets and parents join Wednesday walk to Warder

For more than 100 Warder Elementary students, the morning of Oct. 2 marked a change in routine as they got out of bed, skipped the usual homemade breakfast and headed out to Robby Ferrufino Park, … more

Meet Ethan Lutz, council candidate for District 2

Arvada resident Ethan Lutz didn’t always see himself following in the footsteps of his mother and father, who are both involved in the local government of their Alaska town. But after Lutz and his … more

Meet T.O. Owens, council candidate for District 2

When T.O. Owens drives around Arvada, he sees the Fitzmorris Recreation Center, Griffith Station Park, Ralston-Central Park — one project after another that makes the city a great place to live, he … more

Meet Lauren Simpson, council candidate for District 2

When Lauren Simpson decided to run for city council, her friends and family weren’t surprised. The Arvada resident has always been interested in politics and currently works as a public affairs … more

Council candidates discuss homelessness, urban renewal, Jefferson Parkway

Keeping with a tradition of nearly four decades, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted its City Council Election Forum at the Arvada Center on Sept. 20. The event saw 100% of the 10 candidates — … more

Apex Tennis Center earns national award for `superior' aspects

On Sept. 2, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) recognized Arvada's Apex Tennis Center with an award for excellence, making it the only facility in Colorado to receive such an award from the … more

Meet Dave Palm, candidate for mayor

Dave Palm believes in putting the history of Arvada in residents’ hands. As a director on the Arvada Historical Society board, Palm has put dozens of hours into digitizing Arvada’s past and … more

Meet Marc Williams, candidate for mayor

For attorney and Arvada Mayor Marc Williams, city hall isn’t so different from the courtroom. As mayor, he has drawn on his legal experience to ensure best practices during public meetings, … more

Meet Harriet Hall, candidate for mayor

When Arvada resident Harriet Hall is asked what she did during the 34 years she was CEO and president at the Jefferson Center for Mental Health, she realizes that her former position does not fit … more

Four positions, 10 candidates in Arvada elections

The 2019 Arvada elections will see more than half its city council seats up for reelection, with at least two contenders running for each seat. Four positions — for mayor and three city council … more

Arvada, cyclists work together to stay safe

It’s been more than eight years since Paul Rodriguez got a flat tire while biking and, hoping to find a solution, walked into The Bicycle Shack — the cycling shop he now co-owns after he accepted … more

Hope House center for teen moms sets Arvada apart

Six years ago, 6475 Benton St., on the corner of Benton and 64th Avenue, was empty. But come Sept. 5, the location flooded with a bigger crowd than ever before as the community came together to … more

Police search for suspect after 90 vehicles damaged

The Arvada Police Department is investigating a series of incidents that have damaged roughly 90 Arvada vehicles and a handful of houses. The incidents began Aug. 25, when an unknown suspect damaged … more

Arvada senior community ‘not just a place to live’

For new employees at MorningStar of Arvada, a senior living community, one day of employee training doesn’t cut it — the new hires quickly become experts after a weeklong process of training … more

Delays aplenty as Jefferson Parkway debate continues

The Jefferson Parkway is no stranger to delays and setbacks, having been part of a Denver-metro beltway vision that originated in the 1960s. Construction of the final segment — a toll road intended … more
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