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On wintry nights, the homeless men and women in central Jefferson County can find shelter with a network of churches that open their doors — but those living in Arvadaare often left out in the cold. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a … more
Kites of all shapes and sizes filled the sky above Stengar Sports Complex April 2 during the 16th annual Arvada Kite Festival. BB-8, a Star Wars character, was seen flying next to a butterfly and a traditional kite with Dora the Explorer printed on … more
A presentation of the proposed budget for Jefferson County Public Schools is scheduled for the April 20 Board of Education meeting with final adoption scheduled for May 4. Discussion on development of the 2017/2018 budget began in October with … more
When Rebel Rodriguez started attending The Rising Church in Olde Town Arvada, she wanted to serve the community. So, she got involved with the church’s food bank. A short time later, she ended up running it. Today, The Rising’s food bank … more
Bill Orchard is someone you can always call for help. Best known around Arvada for his work with the community garden and the park committee, he is the recipient of the 2017 Arvada Chamber Man of the Year award. “I think it’s wonderful,” … more
Everyone was Irish Saturday, March 11, in Olde Town Arvada. The annual St. Patrick’s Day street festival featured live stage music, arts and crafts vendors, food and, of course, beer and wine. Ten-year-old Eva Torres showed her Irish spirit … more
Jefferson County Public Schools has narrowed down the qualifications for its next superintendent. Throughout February, the district held 13 stakeholder focus groups, five community and six staff forums, and conducted a superintendent profile … more
New boundaries for elementary schools in Golden have been approved for the 2017-18 school year. Because of the closure of Pleasant View Elementary School — which the Jefferson County Board of Education approved on Feb. 9 — new school boundary … more
Quiz nights at Grist Brewing Co. in Highlands Ranch are high energy. The combination of a running club, a food truck and an average of eight to 10 teams racking their brains for the correct answers to trivia questions makes Wednesday nights at Grist … more
Before heading to the Little Elementary father-daughter dance on Feb. 24, Chris Woodruff took his daughter out to a special dinner. “It's not many times in your life you can have a date with your daughter,” Woodruff said while taking a break … more
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