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From left, RTD’s Wendell Smith, Logynn Ascher of Commuting Solutions and RTD’s Kelsie Ryan greeted morning riders at Westminster Station on Sept. 20. Credit: Jane Reuter

North metro transit groups celebrate their customers

Morning commuters boarding the light rail at Westminster Station got a sweet surprise Sept. 20.  Representatives from the Regional Transportation District and Commuting Solutions handed out …
Mark A. Gabriel, United Power President and CEO, and Robert Kenney, President of Xcel Energy-Colorado.

United Power powers up Xcel Energy

Colorado’s Xcel Energy will combine efforts with electric cooperative United Power to provide low-carbon, renewable electricity for its members in the North, the two companies announced.  …
The monument to the 2013 Flood that affected the Coal Creek Canyon Community from Sept. 11 to Nov. 11, 2013. The space is meant for reflection and is located at the Coal Creek Canyon Community Center.

Reflections and lessons learned from the Coal Creek Canyon Flood a decade later

The Coal Creek Canyon Association recently commemorated the 10th anniversary of the 2013 Coal Creek Canyon Flood.
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. 

Mural depicting Michoacán iconography.

Mi Tierra Caliente brings authentic Michoacán-style cuisine to Arvada

Ayax Silva was just 16 years old when he started working in kitchens in his native Michoacán, Mexico. Silva was inspired by his mother, who taught him to cook from a young age and instilled in him the family traditions and recipes local to the region.
Exterior of Parry's Pizza in Arvada.

Parry’s Pizza, CAVA open in Olde Town Station; Snooze and Smashburger to follow

Two popular dining chains opened their doors for the first time in Arvada last week, with Parry’s Pizza and CAVA — both located in Olde Town Station; at the Southwest corner of Wadsworth Bypass and 56th Place — welcoming customers in for the first time.
Liz Barhite cuts a ribbon to celebrate 50 years of Arvada Vacuum.

Arvada Vacuum celebrates 50 years

While ribbon cuttings are often held to celebrate a new business, Arvada Vacuum’s ribbon cutting on July 17 celebrated something else: their 50 year anniversary. 
Kami Welch is Arvada Chamber of Commerce's CEO and President. Photo courtesy of Natalie Morrow of Good Morrow Photography.

Arvada Chamber CEO and president named Outstanding Woman in Business

Arvada Chamber of Commerce’s CEO and President Kami Welch has been named an Outstanding Woman in Business by Denver Business Journal. 

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