Storms never last, or do they?

Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of …
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Bobby Magee Lopez's winning mural.

Olde Town Shindig Mural Contest showcases local artists

The streets of Olde Town Arvada were a little more colorful the weekend of Sept. 9, as 20 muralists from across the state came to compete in the inaugural Olde Town Shindig Mural Contest.
Minihorses joined the parade as Happy Valley Ranch Preschool passed by.

Arvada celebrates fall with 98th Harvest Festival

After yet another move, the 98th Arvada Harvest Festival returned from Sept. 8 through 10, bringing food and festivities to celebrate fall. 
From the 2022 West Metro Veteran’s Fair, the photo is an example of the personal assistance that veterans can expect at the fair.

What’s happening around Jeffco: RTD disruptions, LGBTQ estate planning and more

This week Jefferson County prepares for an important RTD closure, a seminar for LGBTQ+ estate planning, a fair full of resources for veterans, grants for Jeffco teachers and more.

Column: Pirates make annual landing at Northglenn

When you live in a landlocked state like Colorado, it’s probably a safe bet that you don’t really think of pirates all that often. I mean, why would you?

A firefighter salutes during the singing of the national anthem.

Remembering 9/11: First responders, public take part in 15th annual Red Rocks Stair Climb to honor fallen firefighters

Duty. Dedication. Sacrifice. Those words describe the firefighters who worked to save Americans after the terrorist attacks on New York City, at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001. 
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Poet Kerrie Joy

Adams County, Anythink libraries name Poet Laureate

Anything Libraries, Adams County Parks, Open Space & Cultural Arts bring poetry to the communities. Kerrie Joy was chosen as the inaugural Adams County Poet Laureate "Sincerely," according to a …

Column: A Seussical musical at Lakewood Culture Center

It may not be a “proper” word, but when someone describes something as Seussian, you basically know what it means. Dr. Seuss is famous the world over for the fantastical and surreal worlds he created and populated with characters like The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and The Lorax. 

Column: Making ’Beautiful’ music at the Arvada Center

For those who are unfamiliar, a jukebox musical is a show that features tunes most audiences are familiar with. And that kind of show is practically made for “Beautiful,” the story of singer, songwriter and all-around legend Carole King. 

Column: Garden Conservancy returns with Open Days

As we roll into late summer here in Colorado, we’re also entering the best time of year to be outside.

Column: Benchmark Theatre explores gun rights

The issue of gun rights is one that almost everyone has an opinion about and has the rare distinction of being one that is literally costing lives as more and more time goes on.  All of this makes …
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