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Please explore recent news articles and events calendar.  Arvada's most current news and events are available in the Featured Stories section of the home page.


Recent News Articles

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Suspect in Triple Fatal Car Accident Dies
About / News and Events / Public Safety

Arvada, Colorado September 13, 2017 – The suspect in a seven-vehicle accident on September 10, 2017 that claimed the lives of three people has died. Christopher Farr (DOB 3-15-74) of Arvada is ...


Communicating with the City
About / News and Events / City Hall

Social Media and the City More and more citizens are turning to social media to discuss News and neighborhood issues. Sometimes conversation threads develop on those social media sites regarding a s...


Join Arvada Police on October 4 for Coffee with a Cop
About / News and Events / Public Safety

The Arvada Police are participating in National Coffee with a Cop Day at two locations in Arvada.  Join members of the Arvada Police on Wednesday, October 4 for coffee and conversation, and learn...


Arvada Flooding 2013 - Videos and Photos
About / News and Events / Public Safety

The following videos and photos capture some of the Arvada areas most profoundly impacted by the storms...


Law enforcement agencies partner to target drunk driving in Jeffco
About / News and Events / Public Safety

DUI Enforcement planned for this weekend in Arvada and Jefferson County...


Arvada Volunteers Honored for Service to Community
About / News and Events / City Hall

On Saturday, August 19, 2017 Arvada volunteers were honored for their service to the community at a banquet held at the Arvada Center in their honor. The banquet theme was "Superheros."...


Arvada Residents Share Eclipse Photos
About / News and Events / City Hall

Like much of the rest of the country, Arvada residents were out in force watching the August 21 solar eclipse. While many fascinating photos of the actual eclipse were submitted on the City's Face...


Passport Services New Location at City Hall
About / News and Events / City Hall

Beginning Friday, August 11, Passport Services will be located on the first floor at City Hall near the Utility Billing counter. This new location will better serve customers. In preparation for the r...


Telephone Scam
About / News and Events / Public Safety

August 2017 Please be aware residents are receiving solicitation calls from phone numbers that appear to be from the City of Arvada. This is NOT the City of Arvada calling. Scammers frequently "s...


Discoloration in Arvada's Water
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City has been receiving calls about discolored water. Water Quality Analysts have collected samples and determined the discoloration is being caused by manganese, a mineral that is n...