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Ralston Road Bond Project: Phase Two Progress with Traffic Switch to the North Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

The City of Arvada and Hamon Infrastructure move traffic to the north, newly paved side of the Ralston Road Bond Project During the week of September 19, the City of Arvada and Hamon Infrastructure construction crews achieved an important milestone on Ralston Road by shifting traffic to the north,...

News and Press Releases Updated
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For more information or media inquiries, please contact: Rachael Kuroiwa, City of Arvada Chief Communication Manager: 720-898-7507 or Detective David Snelling, Police Department Public Information Officer: 720-898-6654 or Allison Trembly, Community...

Celebrating Mark Deven and His Legacy Updated
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As Arvada City Manager Mark Deven's retirement draws near, the City team celebrates his legacy and prepares to bid him farewell. In a recent video, Mayor Marc Williams conversed with Deven about his 11-year tenure as Arvada's City Manager, including some of the successes and...

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated
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We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are inextricably linked to our ability to achieve our organizational goals, to be an employer of choice and to deliver our mission of “delivering superior services to enhance the lives of everyone in our community.”  ...

Officer Dillon Vakoff - Line of Duty Death Updated
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On Sunday morning, Sept. 11, the Arvada community suffered a devastating loss when Arvada Police Officer Dillon Vakoff was killed while responding to a disturbance call. Officer Vakoff had been with the Police Department since 2019. Prior to joining Arvada PD, Dillon was a Staff Sergeant in the...

City of Arvada Announces Lorie Gillis as New City Manager Updated
About / News and Events / City Hall

Following a national search, the Arvada City Council has appointed Lorie Gillis as Arvada’s next city manager. The appointment was a unanimous decision. Arvada Mayor Marc Williams made the announcement on Tuesday, Aug. 9, stating, “I am pleased that Lorie Gillis will be the next city...

Fallen Officers Memorial Updated
About / Our Community / Arvada Police Department

During the course of the Arvada Police Department's history, three officers have been killed in the line of duty. Officer Robert G. Beghtol Officer Beghtol started his career with the Arvada Police Department on December 15, 1958. He came to the Arvada Police Department after serving in the...

Robert Gene Beghtol Obituary Updated
About / Our Community

  The Arvada Enterprise, August 3, 1961 Obituaries Robert Gene Beghtol Funeral services for Robert Gene Beghtol, 26, of 5713 West Sixty-second avenue, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Arvada Presbyterian church.  Rev. Melvin Kessinger of the Wellshire Presbyterian church, officiated...

W.Michael Northey Obituary Updated
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Traffic Accident Fatal to Arvada Patrolman (by Jeannine Heltman) Tragedy struck the Arvada Police Department this week with the death of Patrolman Walter "Mike" Northey Monday following an early morning accident Saturday. Northey, 25, was pronounced dead at the intensive care unit at...

Arvada Olde Town Water Tower Updated
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The Water Tower in Olde Town Arvada first functioned for very utilitarian purposes--water storage. It later became a navigational tool for people unfamiliar with the area to locate the heart of Arvada. Today it stands as Arvada's most recognizable and photographed landmark. Water Tower Specs...