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Recent News Articles

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Arvada Deputy City Manager Bill Ray Receives Lifetime Achievent Award
About / News and Events / City Hall

Arvada, CO…… Deputy City Manager Bill Ray, who will retire as of June 1, 2018, was recently awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the Colorado City/County Managers A...


Arvada to Conduct National Recruitment for Next Police Chief
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Arvada, CO ……Following the retirement of Police Chief Don Wick, Arvada City Manager Mark Deven announced that he will conduct a national recruitment for the City’s next Chief of Po...


Arvada Police Seek Public s Assistance in Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect
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The Arvada Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in two recent armed robberies. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30 years of age with reddish...


AURA:   Trammell Crow Resubmits PDP Application for Olde Town Residence Project
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Contact: Maureen Phair / 720-898-7060 ARVADA— The Arvada Urban Renewal Authority announced today that the Trammell Crow Company resubmitted its PDP application on Friday, February 9, for the Ol...


Arvada Police and Northey Foundation announce establishment of Jim Glasmann Memorial Scholarship
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Arvada, CO February 5, 2018 – The Northey Foundation and Arvada Police today announce the establishment of the Jim Glasmann Memorial Scholarship. Administered in conjunction with the Jeffco Sch...


Public Art Project Planned
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Arvada, CO ……On Saturday, February 3, the Arvada Arts and Culture Commission will be conducting a Public Art Project in conjunction with the Annual Chocolate Affair in Olde Town Squ...


Officer Involved Shooting
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CONTACT:   Jill McGranahan ​​                     720.898.6654                    ...


Arvada Police Awarded $12,500 Marijuana Impact Grant
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The State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs awarded the Arvada Police Department a $12,500 Marijuana Impact Grant. The grant is available only to cities that have a moratorium on marijuana sale...


Club Crest Pedestrian Bridges Update
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Because there are many trail users and many Warder elementary students who use the Highline Canal bridge, City Engineering staff have created a map depicting alternative routes. Overview There are f...


Officer Involved Shooting
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Arvada, CO January 16, 2018 – The Jefferson County Coroner concluded that Erick Michael Deleon, age 25, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.     On January 14, Arvada Police conta...