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Fitness comes to breweries

For personal trainers Paul and Lindsay Chavez, physical fitness is important. But so is enjoying your life. “You can’t be physically fit, if you’re not mentally fit,” Paul said. That’s the idea that led him and his wife, Lindsay, to …
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Block parties foster community

After being seriously injured in an automobile accident, Arvada resident Wayne Nelson received help from neighbors as he convalesced at home. “I had neighbors on both sides of me helping out,” he said. “And I met them at a block …
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    • Annual Carnation Festival set to bloom

      The City of Wheat Ridge expects to draw record crowds to this year’s Carnation Festival, thanks to the addition of an art and crafts fair and an upgraded fireworks show. The annual festival will run Aug. 12-14at Wheat Ridge’s Anderson Park. …

    • Lead abatement begins

      A recent sunrise saw Joe Centeno, a maintenance plumber with Jefferson County schools, already busy at work at Arvada’s Peck Elementary, changing out water cutoffs, connector lines and fixtures in hopes of improving the water quality. The …

    • Mighty Joe’s Kitchen brings dream to life

      Family, food and freedom. Those are the three pillars of Ben and Cynthia Sarmiento’s American dream, a dream they’re bringing to life at their Wheat Ridge restaurant, Mighty Joe’s Kitchen. “We cashed everything in to do this,” …

    • School’s out, now what?

      Intro: School's out for summer, and while the school year may be over, summer programming, cleaning and upgrades to software and the district's 154 facilities are well underway. Below is a list of five things the district is doing this summer to …

    • Wal-Mart pulls out of 38th Avenue project

      Just when the path seemed clear for a controversial redevelopment project — including a Walmart Neighborhood Market — to begin construction in the heart of Wheat Ridge, the world’s biggest retailer announced that it was pulling out of the …

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