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Season 3 airs of show that’s ‘putting Arvada on the map’

When Rodman Schley first set out to reduce his carbon footprint, he never expected that his quest to learn more about activities like green building and beekeeping would turn into a public television … more

My Name Is ... Janey Bell

About me My husband and I just moved here last year from Denver, to this property where we also own a dog training facility called Team Spirit Agility. We have group classes and we teach all levels, … more

Going beyond form and function

When many people think of art, they might picture something that just hangs on a wall or sits in a display case. But as Collin Parson, the Arvada Center’s exhibition manager and curator, sees it - … more

District-wide effort brings cameras, security glass to Jeffco schools

For dozens of district schools, the summer will usher in important security improvements, with 37 schools receiving new security cameras and nine scheduled to have front doors outfitted with … more

After struggling with depression, Arvada man tells his story

Twenty-two years after he first started struggling with depression, Geoff Grandi’s symptoms hadn’t gone away. They had only intensified, exacerbated by a number of factors — his job, his … more

Neighbors, friends support Arvada family, raise thousands of dollars, after husband’s aneurysm

When Paul Marinello saw an ambulance outside the Smiths’ house on April 18, he assumed the ambulance had come for 2-year-old Austin. Austin had been born with an interstitial lung disease, the … more

15-year-old Arvada race car driver raises money for cancer patients

When 15-year-old Cassidy Hinds tells her friends she’s a competitive race car driver, at first they don’t believe her. “I kind of have to prove it to them,” she said. So she invites friends … more

Letter to the editor: New Columbine plan disgraceful

New Columbine plan disgraceful I find the entire idea of a “new Columbine” to be disgraceful and an insult to the memory of the deceased. This seems to be a cowards’ way out of the situation by … more

Payoff for growth ‘rarely worth the price’

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. — Italian proverb, attributed to Montgomery Scott Raise your hand if you’ve been inconvenienced—either in minor ways or in major … more

With 5A money, district accelerates digital learning plan

From conducting virtual dissections to putting together podcasts, students at Arvada West High School find themselves on their devices “in every single subject for every grade,” said librarian … more

Vietnam memorial exhibit will heal wounds of war

As a veteran of the Vietnam War, Jim Topkoff has met many who, after serving in the war, “don’t want anything to do with it.” “There are thousands who just felt so neglected and unappreciated … more

I’ve got friends in Mile High places

I was there. Yes, I was at the Garth Brooks concert last weekend. If you would have asked me 20 years ago if I could ever imagine spending the kind of money it took to get tickets, so I could see … more

Moms find support at Baby Cafe

As an employee of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation, data manager Choni Cooper knew that the organization had help available for moms who had questions about nursing their children. … more

Clear Creek plan would get trail users closer to water

This month, city personnel will seek community input on Arvada’s Clear Creek Corridor Master Plan, which aims to enhance the environmental and recreational experiences for residents along the Clear … more

Colorado kids compete in Scripps National Spelling Bee

The week of May 26 saw 562 students travel to Maryland for the Scripps National Spelling Bee — but for second-time national competitor Lauren Guo, 13, the trip was becoming a tradition. “I’ve … more

My name is... Kevin Mikulich

I love to cook and bake. Traveling is also something that gives me joy. I’m getting ready to head out to Europe once I wrap up my last year here at Pomona High School. Growing up, my house was … more

Denver does Derby Day in a big way

The Kentucky Derby is an American tradition that goes all the way back to 1875 and has become an event that not only celebrates horse racing, but spring style and quality libations. And though Denver … more

Finally, all aboard the G Line!

Connie Burg has been dealing with the loud train horns from the G Line and her landscaping, she said, has been destroyed multiple times when construction vehicles rolled through her neighborhood. But … more

Pomona comes up just short on the baseball diamond

LAKEWOOD — Dakota Ridge baseball has found a flair for the dramatics earlier during Class 5A Jeffco League play. In less than 48 hours, the Eagles (8-7, 2-0 in 5A Jeffco) scored in the final inning … more

Wheat Ridge pitching ace picks up fourth win on the hill

WHEAT RIDGE — It’s pretty clear every time senior pitcher Aaron Arcilise takes the hill for Wheat Ridge’s baseball team he gives the Farmers a great chance of grabbing a victory. “I haven’t … more
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