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Kickball Classic brings fellowship to neighborhood churches

Thirteen teams totaling 150 people vied June 17 for the title of the first Mile High Vinyard Kickball Classic Champions on the fields at Campbell Elementary in Arvada. The teams were all comprised of neighborhood churches with locations in …
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Month later, hailstorm still hurts

Mike Pondell is number 59. The red number counter above the Wheat Ridge Building Permit Department desk has been stuck at 58 for more than an hour after a credit card machine broke down and brought the line to a halt. Pondell arrived at Wheat …
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Wild at heart: 100 ideas for kids to do outside

In an age when tablets, video games and fidget spinners consume the minds and habits of children nationwide, some experts are concerned children are spending too little time outdoors. And they warn of health and emotional problems when children …
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    • Jeffco Vietnam vets search for platoon members

      Neither Joe Sleevi nor Donald Emmot spoke much about their time in the service during the Vietnam War to their families. There was the unwelcoming reception they received upon their return, as well as some unhappy memories. But, mainly, they just …

    • Thousands to participate in Bike to Work Day

      June is Colorado Bike Month, and 12,700 people are expected to participate in the annual Bike to Work Day on June 28. A number of sponsors in Jefferson County are offering stations for cyclist commuters to stop in for breakfast, water breaks or …

    • Many faces, many facets to homelessness

      In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple …

    • Finding a job until Colorado Mills reopens

      Like many high school students, Lakewood graduate Robert Reese was looking forward to saving some money with a summer job before starting college in the fall. But his plans changed on May 8, when a hailstorm pummeled the West Jefferson County …

    • My name is...Kathryn Tighe

      About me I’m a Realtor. I’m a dog mom. I grew up in Littleton. I can’t say I’m a native becauseI moved here when I was 10. My mom is a native though, so I feel like i can brag about that a little. I’m excited to see Arvada growing and …