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Arvada’s first hotel opens, ‘excited to be here’

Community members and business professionals packed the lobby of Arvada’s first hotel March 16 for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony. “I can’t tell you what a special day this is for Arvada,” Mayor Marc Williams told the crowd. The …
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A family business affair

For Mark Albrecht, the key to running a business with his wife on a daily basis is for each to know their strengths and weaknesses. “One of the things that I think is critical is to allow the other to lead in their sweet spot, what they’re …
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Seniors meet for high tea

Tea, sandwiches, fruit and a variety of puff pastries and cookies were on the menu for the more the 160 people who attended the 13th annual High Tea for Seniors, which celebrated those 90 years and over on March 18, at the Apex Community Recreation …
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    • Doggie doo an increasing problem at Arvada parks

      An increased amount of dog poop left in Arvada parks has authorities talking stricter fines for residents who don’t pick up after their animals. “People just aren’t picking up their dog poop anymore,” said Jeremiah Schoepflin, animal …

    • Arvada preps for annual Kite Festival

      Let's go fly a kite! The 16th annual Arvada Kite Festival will take over the Stenger Sports Complex Sunday, April 2. Families attending the event can bring their own kite or purchase one there. There will also be a Kids Zone for children ages …

    • Fate of Long View High School uncertain

      Jefferson County Public Schools has a plan to move Long View High School, a small alternative school, into the campus of another larger school for next school year. But parents, students and alumni say doing so would be the demise of the program. …

    • Marathoning theater at the Arvada Center

      A lot of life is spent waiting — waiting for people to arrive or depart, for things to happen, or for answers to be made clear. This spring at the Arvada Center, the three repertory shows all examine characters waiting — for a bus to make it …

    • My name is... Kathleen Burnett

      About me I’m a licensed clinical social worker. I work for the not-for-profit Give and Hour, which finds free mental health services for military veterans in various statuses and discharged. I’m a staff sergeant with the Colorado National …