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So Radish closes, to be replaced by Secret Level arcade

So Radish, a vegan staple of Olde Town Arvada, will close its doors for the last time on Nov. 19 following mounting financial losses, owner Scott Spears said. The restaurant will be replaced by Secret Level arcade — which has operated out of So Radish’s back room for years. Secret Level will expand to fill…

Arvada City Council sworn in, Simpson takes mayor’s seat

Arvada’s new city council was sworn in on Nov. 13, with newly elected Mayor Lauren Simpson taking her seat at the center of the dais and new councilmembers Sharon Davis and Shawna Ambrose also sworn in. Councilmember Bob Fifer — who was formerly an at-large representative — was sworn into his new District 4 seat,…

What’s happening in Jeffco? Wheat Ridge local praised, thousands of Thanksgiving meals and more 

Colorado Parks and Recreation Association awards Wheat Ridge local Kathleen Martell wears many hats in the Wheat Ridge community. Now she can add the “award-winning” label to her name as well. Martell recently received the Community Service Award from the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association for her many contributions to the Wheat Ridge community. Martell…



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Prep basketball: Colorado moves closer to implementing a shot clock

Colorado’s high school basketball programs are a bit closer to seeing a shot clock. The Colorado High School Activities Association’s board of directors officially recommended the use of a 35-second shot clock, effective in the 2026-2027 school year. This summer, CHSAA’s website said three in five athletic directors and district athletic directors wanted a shot…

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Arts & Culture

Coming Attractions: A myriad of ways to kick off the holiday season

The arrival of Thanksgiving marks the official beginning of the holiday season, with families and friends getting together to share a meal and some great memories. And once dinner is over, what’s next on the itinerary? I have some options that will help you and your loved ones start the season off right.   A…

Coming attractions: Pay tribute to 10th Mountain Division at History Colorado

There are all kinds of stories that get forgotten in the fog of war, stories that need to be retold to give those who served the respect they deserve.   That’s the ethos behind Winter Warriors, the History Colorado Center’s, 1200 Broadway in Denver, latest exhibition, which is a tribute to World War II’s 10th…

From stone to sterling: Meet the artisans shaping the local jewelry scene

The heat of the torch, the smell of pickling solution, the sound of metal on a mandrel and the look of a completed piece are common aspects silversmiths and jewelers in the Denver metro area enjoy about their craft.  Sarah DeAngelo Jewelry: “Southwest, feminine, natural and detailed”  For Englewood business owner and professional jeweler Sarah…


Columns & Opinion

Column: The meaning of life

I enjoy watching “Valley of the Dolls,” a movie based on the novel by Jaqueline Susann. The flick, in my estimation, is…

Column: Unwind after work

Stress has become part of our daily lives thanks to the never-ending demands of work, family and other responsibilities that…


Letter: A new hope in District 2

My wife, Mary, and I have been residents of District 2 in Arvada since the late 1970s. Over the years,…

Local LIFE

WinterFest brings magic to Thornton

Thornton’s WinterFest — a family-focused holiday celebration highlighted this year by fireworks and drone displays — returns Dec. 8-10 to Carpenter Park, 11000 Colorado Blvd. During WinterFest, the city creates a holiday village on the park’s playing fields, with structures that include Santa’s house, an elves’ cottage, a reindeer hospital and a gingerbread house, all…

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