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Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with … more

Ralston Valley corrals victory against rival Arvada WestJeffco Public Schools

ARVADA — Ralston Valley senior Devin McNearney put the finishing touches on what was likely the final game of the season at the North Area Athletic Complex for the Mustangs. McNearney intercepted a … more

Decades in the district come to an end - Ron Mitchell steps down from Jeffco board

“I'm not as young as I used to be,” he says. “I'm going to turn 76 on my next birthday. I've battled cancer for 20 years, had a heart attack, a bone marrow transplant. And my energy isn't what … more

Vote vigil in Arvada

A Count Every Vote Vigil, billed as a bipartisan show of public support to protect the sanctity of the voting process in America, was held on the afternoon of Nov. 4, in front of Arvada City Hall. … more

A-West grad earns Girl Scout earns high honor for helping all girls in school

For most women, periods are a part of everyday life. So why is their existence often treated like some kind of taboo? That's the question that led Julia Trujillo and the other members of the … more

Election 2020: Scenes from Jefferson County

Across Jefferson County and beyond, it was nigh impossible to escape the signs, yard-based or otherwise, of Election 2020. Whether it in a multitude of signs dotting every neighborhood, to the many … more

Longtime Arvada book and record store owner remembered for thick black glasses, giving spirit

Through all the changes Arvada has experienced over the last 29 years, one of the city's great constants has been the Black & Read Books, Music and Game store tucked into a strip mall on West … more

Attack ads fly in House District 27 seat

The race for State House District 27, has gotten ugly, thanks to negative ads launched by independent groups that both the Democratic and Republican candidates call false and misleading. Brianna … more

Anti-racism community groups have sprung up in Jeffco in wake of summer protests

When demonstrations began springing up in cities around the nation in response to the killing of George Floyd, Zenat Shariff Belkin was troubled to find no such protests in her home city of Lakewood. … more

A virtual Denver Film Festival aims to entertain, provoke

Since so many of us have spent the bulk of our recent movie-watching time using streaming apps like Netflix, the only curation we’re getting is algorithms reflecting our own tastes back to us. … more

New community group taking aim at racism in Arvada

“There were problems from the very beginning.” That’s what Arvada resident Daniel Mondragon said in comments he made to the Arvada City Council on Sept. 21 about the role racism had played in … more

Winter is coming for struggling Jeffco restaurants

For nearly 15 years, Virgilio Urbano has served up some of the most acclaimed and popular pizzas in Jefferson County, first from a small storefront in Lakewood and later a much larger restaurant in … more

AUMC celebrates 150th with hope, honks

During its many decades of operation, the congregation at the Arvada United Methodist Church has withstood everything from the Great Depression, which left it with $3.35 in the bank at one point, to … more

‘We broke a statistic’

Like all high school graduates this year, Renay Padilla found herself faced with unexpected challenges when the pandemic hit in March, including altered study plans and daily uncertainties piled on … more

Pink Progression uses social momentum for artistic exploration

Getting wrapped up in current events and politics is an easy thing to do, especially in the social media-driven discourse the country — and world — finds itself in. But local artist Anna Kaye was … more

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … more

Foster kicks off first year as dual language option school

At Foster Dual Language PK-8 in Arvada, the new school year means more than navigating remote learning and COVID-19 procedures. 2020-2021 is the first academic year that the school will run as a dual … more

CDPHE: Jefferson Parkway safe even in 'worst-case scenario'

The long-awaited review of a soil study examining the safety of planned Jefferson Parkway construction was presented to the Arvada City Council on Aug. 24. With the review came a verdict from the … more

Jeffco lends a hand to help against fires and hurricanes

Jefferson County may have so far been spared from the recent natural disasters wreaking havoc throughout Colorado and elsewhere in the country, but that hasn't stopped the county from getting … more

Denver area dance teachers learn to think on their feet

Instructors at the Parker Dance Academy are getting better at using their words. Studio director Lexie Steinhauser has danced and taught dance for years. But even she struggled when it came to … more
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