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Arvada brewery combines craft brews with a classic arcade

Husband and wife team Ryan Parker and Tori Miller have combined their love of beer brewing and retro games into a new business — Someplace Else Brewer, which opened Sep. 22 at 6425 W. 52nd Ave. in Arvada. The new brewery is a bit off the beaten …
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A growing taste for sushi

Diane Bukatman, who founded For the Love of Food cooking school in Golden, learned to make sushi in 2004 while working at a Washington, D.C., restaurant. One co-worker was a Japanese sushi chef for the restaurant, she said. Fascinated by the art, …
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Arvada ranks among top locations for first-time homebuyers

Buying your first home can be challenging. But first-time homebuyer Riane Carmosino said her experience was quiet simple. “It was a smooth process,” she said, adding that growing up in Arvada made it the perfect place to own her first …
    • Jeffco Schools will search for new superintendent

      The Jefferson County Board of Education will be looking for new leadership.Board members voted Thursday, Jan. 12 to engage in a search for a new superintendent.“I want to reiterate that this is …

    • Arvada Center invites photography fans to stop, look and see

      Photography is a relatively new art, especially compared to mediums like sculpture and painting. But in its time, photography has become one of the most dynamic and elastic mediums. For its first photography exhibits is several years, the Arvada …

    • Sex-crime unit chided for ethical conflict

      On April 15, 2014, James Lee Pierce violated his parole and got on a bus in Marietta, Georgia, en route to Colorado. He arrived two days later. He planned to meet a teenage female he had contacted online through a social networking site. For …

    • Jeffco board denies Great Work Montessori charter

      Great Work Montessori School’s charter was denied for the second time by the Jefferson County Board of Education Jan. 12. Financial instabilities were the reason why three of the five board members voted not to approve the charter. “It …

    • Jeffco teacher pay lags behind surrounding districts

      In Coloradothe average teacher salary varies from more than $71,500 in Boulder — well above the national average of $36,141 — to just over $23,000 in several rural districts. In Jefferson County Public Schools, the average teacher salary is …