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Olde Town Arvada pedestrian mall conversion underway

The streets of Olde Town Arvada might be a bit dustier than usual this summer, as work to convert the historic district into a pedestrian mall has begun. The work started June 30 and will continue through Nov. 1. The renovations will include installing new medians, removing existing striping from closed off areas and repaving …

Arvada Resiliency taskforce touts expeditious response in helping area businesses during the pandemic

It wasn’t 24 hours after Gov. Jared Polis announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Colorado on March 5 that Kami Welch and the Arvada Chamber of Commerce sprung to action. The plan: To provide city businesses with the support and resources needed to combat a global pandemic. Eight months later, the Arvada Resiliency …

Arvada Rallied for Small Businesses During COVID-19

Arvada Mayor Marc Williams was in his second term when the novel coronavirus hit his community. The city of approximately 121,000 immediately felt the impact on its small businesses – a hallmark of the community. Mayor Williams points out how small businesses and the Chamber of Commerce rallied to show that “Arvada, we can do …

Denver-area city governments step in to offer lifeline aid to small businesses – highlighting Arvada’s efforts

“I’m really proud of what is going on, not just around Arvada but around the region,” Marc Williams, Arvada Mayor said in an interview. Visit Denver Business Journal to read the complete story.

This Denver metro neighborhood is among the top 5 ‘hottest’ in the US for 2020

West Arvada is the fourth-“hottest” neighborhood in the U.S. for 2020, according to a new report by Seattle-based Redfin (Nasdaq: RDFN).

The 10 most livable (and affordable) mid-sized cities of 2019

According to #SmartAsset Arvada, Colorado, the No. 1 city on the list, factors such as a strong job market and livable wages help boost its level of livability.

Can commuter rail save our suburbs?

As new urban transit lines expand, dense development near stations tries to reinvigorate car-centric communities

Special Aerospace Services Unveils Restored Apollo Test Capsule in Arvada, Colorado

Special Aerospace Services LLC (SAS) commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing with the unveiling of a restored Apollo 16 test capsule. The spacecraft will be displayed permanently at the SAS Flight Factory in Arvada, Colo., where engineering design work for future lunar missions is now underway.

Swedish glove manufacturer opens North American HQ in Arvada

Hestra, a Swedish glove maker has opened its North American headquarters in a new $5 million facility in Arvada, saying that Colorado’s central location is key as the company looks to grow its sales throughout the United States and particularly in Canada.

Arvada’s West Woods Golf Club Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The West Woods Golf Club is celebrating its 25th birthday this summer with a four-day party. The celebration will be held Aug. 1 to Aug. 4.

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