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Election 2021: Jefferson County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best … more

Apex board votes to approve Meyers Pool project

At the Oct. 7 meeting of the Apex Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors, the board voted to unanimously approve a proposal for an intergovernmental agreement that would work towards … more

Denver-area arts programs offer path to 'shared experience'

Seemingly ever-rising levels of political polarization — particularly amid issues of the coronavirus pandemic — may be wearing on Coloradans, but one place where all of that can melt away is at … more

Jackalope Arts Festival comes to Arvada's Olde Town

The Jackalope Arts Festival came to Olde Town Arvada for the first time on Sept. 18 and 19, showcasing handmade goods made by over 60 local artisans from across the state. The festival was free of … more

Pool discussion center stage at Jeffco School Board meeting

Meyers pool in Arvada is home to five Jeffco school swim and dive teams. In fact, Jeffco Public Schools is one of Meyers’ largest users, with more than 900 Jeffco students swimming there. The … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Severe weather in August

The calendar said it was Aug. 19. Mother Nature didn't particularly notice. A round of severe weather rumbled through parts of Denver and its suburbs in the midafternoon. It prompted tornado … more

Immerse yourself in Lumonics’ lights and sounds

Great artists aren’t exactly well known for staying in the same place for long. That certainly was the case for Dorothy and Mel Tanner, the former of whom had a background in sculpture and the … more

Arvada Fire Protection District unveils 9/11 memorial

Arvada Fire Protection District Chief Mike Piper says he remembers the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 clearly. “I was on duty that morning,” said Piper, “and I remember the battalion chief called … more

50 Ways to Leave Your Boredom Behind in Denver

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House and the Brown Palace. But there’s undoubtedly some who will not recognize the Gonzalez … more

Parasol Patrol shields Arvada churchgoers from homophobic picket

Members of the Arvada United Methodist Church congregation attended services and enjoyed an ice cream social in the Church’s courtyard on July 25, just as they might on any given Sunday. To many … more

Arvada Center hosts memorial for Johnny Hurley

Friends, family and members of the community came in droves to remember Johnny Hurley, killed in the June 21 Olde Town shooting, as a principled, selfless person who wouldn't think twice about … more

Golden grad and Arvada native Yul Moldauer headed to Tokyo for US Gymnastics

Getting started- I was at my friend’s house when I was about seven years old. My mom couldn’t come pick me up yet and my friend’s mom was like “hey, why don’t you come to the gym and just … more

My Name Is... Bob Hoff

About me - I worked for Coors for over 40 years. I was born in Michigan, went to the University of Michigan and then moved out here to be an engineer. I bought a house in Arvada, raised my kids here. I … more

God bless Officer Beesley and Johnny Hurley

I have been reluctant to wade into the conversation about the events in Olde Town from a couple of weeks ago. First of all, we almost never get good information early in the process, so it’s hard … more

Golden resident killed in Arvada shooting remembered by friends for his voice, heart

Brent Kaufman will remember his friend John Hurley as a leader and a man of character who “stepped up and saw where help was needed,” whether he was helping to feed and clothe the homeless or … more

Arvada holds 22nd Kids Fishing Tournament

For the 22nd year, the City of Arvada hosted its annual Kids Fishing Tournament on June 12, an event for children aged 14 and under to fish for prizes at the Arvada-Blunn Reservoir. This year's event … more
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