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Belmar’s new senior facility taking shape

From the massive dirt mounds to the concrete foundation to the skeletons of structure, the Village at Belmar senior living facility is rising out of the the once vacant nine-acre site across from Belmar and Lakewood City Commons. And it’s …
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Block parties foster community

After being seriously injured in an automobile accident, Arvada resident Wayne Nelson received help from neighbors as he convalesced at home. “I had neighbors on both sides of me helping out,” he said. “And I met them at a block …
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Mighty Joe’s Kitchen brings dream to life

Family, food and freedom. Those are the three pillars of Ben and Cynthia Sarmiento’s American dream, a dream they’re bringing to life at their Wheat Ridge restaurant, Mighty Joe’s Kitchen. “We cashed everything in to do this,” …
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    • Former senator's life, passion remembered

      William L. Armstrong is remembered as a man of success — in business, politics, family and faith. The theme of his funeral service was a phrase he often recited: “Jesus, Jesus, Jesus.” “There's no more fitting theme to Bill's …

    • Lead abatement begins

      A recent sunrise saw Joe Centeno, a maintenance plumber with Jefferson County schools, already busy at work at Arvada’s Peck Elementary, changing out water cutoffs, connector lines and fixtures in hopes of improving the water quality. The …

    • Jeffco announces fire restrictions

      As of July 15, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader ordered a Stage 2 Temporary Fire Ban in an effort to prevent wildfires. The ban applies to all lands in unincorporated Jefferson County west of Highway 93, west of C470, west and south of the intersection of Wadsworth Boulevard and C470, to the Platte River.

    • Public shooting range proposal dropped

      After receiving input from hundreds of community members concerned about noise impacts, Arvada and Jefferson County announced they would cease plans to develope an outdoor public shooting range in Arvada. The proposed location was on the …

    • Denver Art Museum has all the moves

      From the moment one walks onto the Martin Plaza outside the Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building, the feet pick up a rhythm. “In Motion: An Outdoor Installation” in bright color invites the visitor to dance in and around it before entering …

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