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Virginia 'Ginny' Hawkins passes away on Friday, August 17, 2018 in Broomfield, Colorado.

August 21, 2018 by Maureen Mulberry Davis (Register to contact)

Sadly, Virginia 'Ginny' Hawkins passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018 in Broomfield, Colorado. No funeral arrangements announced yet.

Stolen 1974 Class Ring

July 26, 2013 by Maureen Mulberry Davis (Register to contact)

My 1974 Arvada West High Ring was stolen on the 4th of July. Just a notice in case it turns up.

It is an Oval Faceted Green Tourmaline, and has my first name engraved inside the band in a facsimile of my handwriting. :(

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U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Arvada Schools Make List  Patch.com

Arvada Schools In Top U.S. News High Schools 2019 - Arvada, CO - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how ...



Here Are JeffCo High School Graduation Dates, Locations For 2019  Patch.com

JeffCo High School Graduation Dates, Locations '19 - Golden, CO - Congratulations to the Class of 2019. Here are graduation dates and locations for JeffCo's ...



86 Colorado high schoolers spend St. Patrick’s Day marching in Ireland  9News.com KUSA

A group of 86 students at Arvada West High School got to spend their St. Patrick's Day in Ireland, marching in a parade. The students are in all seven of Arvada ...



Casey Coons: coach, mentor, motivator, hall of famer  Arvada Press

As the athletic director at Arvada West, Casey Coons oversees about 20 sports programs — coaches, athletes and logistics. At 3 p.m. when may people are ...



Arvada West graduates 55th class  Arvada Press

Close to 400 seniors graduated from Arvada West High School May 18 in a commencement ceremony held at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield.



Connect: 100 years of music  North Platte Telegraph

It's been quite a year for the North Platte High School band — a second trip to Washington, D.C., fall marching band contests, local parades and school concerts.



4 Teens Charged In Homemade Chemical Bomb Attack  Patch.com

4 Teens Charged In Homemade Chemical Bomb Attack - Arvada, CO - Four men, age 19, made several chemical bombs with instructions from the Internet, then ...



Jeffco student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent  Arvada Press

JEFFERSON COUNTY — It was another banner day for student-athletes in Jefferson County on Wednesday, Feb. 6. More than 100 signed their National Letter ...



'A Hope For Change': Song performed by high school choir shares students' thoughts on school shootings  9News.com KUSA

Arvada West High School is preparing for the debut of a song focused on student feelings following shootings. A famous composer created the song based off a ...



Teens Ambushed Cop At Street Barricade, Threw Chemical Bomb: Cops  Patch.com

Arvada Chemical Attack: Teens Ambushed Cop - Arvada, CO - Four former Arvada West HS students and a juvenile ambushed a cop with a homemade bomb ...



Arvada West Vocal Showcase wins The American Prize in Choral Performance  Arvada Press

The Arvada West High School Vocal Showcase was named the 2017-18 winner of The American Prize in Choral Performance in the high school division.



A-West principal announces departure  Arvada Press

A-West principal Dr. Robert Bishop announced his departure from Arvada West High School Friday, June 8. Bishop, who has been the principal at Arvada West ...



Outdoor Lab Foundation to offer scholarship  Arvada Press

Jefferson County high school seniors who have been leaders for the Outdoor Lab program at least twice are eligible to apply for a new scholarship provided by ...



‘He Was An Example’: Arvada West Family Remembers Halladay  CBS Denver

By Shawn Chitnis. ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – The current baseball team, former players, and the family of Roy Halladay honored the major league star before a ...



Frederick native Maunu honored with CMA Music Teachers of Excellence Award  AberdeenNews.com

Frederick native Chris Maunu has been honored with a Country Music Association Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Award.



Former teammates reflect on Arvada West's baseball great Roy Halladay  CHSAA Now

Roy Halladay helped Arvada West to the Class 6A baseball state title in 1994 before going on to a historic MLB career.



Police find Jeffco high school threats not credible, but they still spun out of control on social media  The Denver Post

Two separate threats at Jefferson County high schools spun out of control on social media in the past few days as the nation remains on edge following the Feb.



Arvada West invited to 'national championship of choirs'  9NEWS.com

For students like Sage Peterson and Ian Rowzee, being a part of the choir gives them an outlet at school they cherish.



Wheat Ridge pitching ace picks up fourth win on the hill  Arvada Press

WHEAT RIDGE — It's pretty clear every time senior pitcher Aaron Arcilise takes the hill for Wheat Ridge's baseball team he gives the Farmers a great chance of ...



'We have love and hope' | Arvadapress.com  Arvada Press

They never stop. Coni Sanders' father Dave Sanders was the only teacher killed at Columbine. To this day, Sanders still gets bombarded with messages from ...



Arvada West remembers dominant pitcher Roy Halladay  9News.com KUSA

ARVADA - In 1994, Roy Halladay and his teammates brought a state baseball championship trophy to Arvada West High School. They lost only one game that ...



ThunderRidge junior signs contract with Rapids  Arvada Press

Sebastian Anderson is 16 years old and missing out on some of the fun activities that other high school students are doing since he opted to join the adult world.



Columbine remembrance events planned  Arvada Press

Jeffco Public Schools and Columbine High School — in partnership with the Columbine Memorial Foundation, Waterstone Community Church, Foothills Park ...



Colorado native Roy Halladay elected to Baseball Hall of Fame  FOX 31 Denver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQEjLSgmq6s DENVER -- Roy Halladay, a Colorado native and Arvada West High School graduate, has been elected to the ...



Arvada supporting tollway to the tune of $2 million  Arvada Press

The proposed Jefferson Parkway is proceeding towards becoming a reality, and one Jeffco municipality just provided significant funding to help it along.



Arvada family recycles old crayons into new creations  Arvada Press

For the past nine months, the Martonosi family in Arvada has been working to keep crayons out of landfills by recycling them into new creations. Kim and Attila ...



Longtime Arvada businesswoman, volunteer dies at 82  Arvada Press

Mary Lou (Bejot) Van Doozer, former owner of the EggShell restaurant in Old Town Arvada died Feb. 23 at age 82. Van Doozer was born and grew up in ...



A mix of forward momentum and old issues for Arvada  Arvada Press

This year was one of growth for Arvada. A brisk housing market, a high quality of life, and ample space for new homes on the western edge of the city have all ...



Man sentenced to 32 years for domestic violence strangulation  Arvada Press

Thomas Adam Rojas, 35, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Feb. 28, where he was sentenced to prison for 32 years for a strangulation assault on ...



Arvada Chambers honors community members making a difference  Arvada Press

It is not every year that the Arvada Chamber of Commerce gives out a Pioneer Award. It's reserved for exceptional leaders in the community who have served ...



Jeffco schools looks at mill levy budget requests  Arvada Press

Ballot language for 5A, the mill levy override approved by Jefferson County voters in November, provided five specific areas funds could be dedicated to. Now ...



There's a lot to be said for running out of coffee  Arvada Press

Please don't squeeze the shaman. As someone once said, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” Never say never. Where there's a will, there's a ...



Former MLB pitcher, Arvada West grad Roy Halladay dies in plane crash  9NEWS.com

Eight-time All-Star and two-time Cy Young award winner Roy Halladay was killed Tuesday afternoon after his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, according to ...



Parents, students say there is culture of racism at private high school in Arvada  FOX 31 Denver

ARVADA, Colo. -- Students and parents protested Tuesday night outside Faith Christian Academy because they say there is a culture of racism at the private ...



No hiding: This Colorado teacher doesn't hold back his feelings about how music moves him  Chalkbeat Colorado

A high school choir director talks about how vulnerability helps him teach, why he decided to switch his college major and what he does to encourage peer ...



Man receives 24 years prison for home-invasion robbery in Arvada  Arvada Press

Ivan A. Garcia, 36, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Nov. 14 when he was sentenced to prison for 24 years for an armed home-invasion robbery of ...



Jefferson County schools' mill levy override focuses on bringing classrooms to life  Arvada Press

In addition to the $567 million bond Jefferson County Public Schools is seeking to address facility needs within the district, it is also asking voters to approve a ...



Lockheed Martin move to generate jobs  Arvada Press

Portions of production for the Navy's Fleet Ballistic Missile program will be relocated to Lockheed Martin Space headquarters in unincorporated Jefferson County ...



Super Bowl ad features Arvada Police and armor donation  Arvada Press

Arvada residents were surprised and excited to see their hometown police department featured in a commercial aired during Super Bowl LIII Feb. 3. The ad, paid ...



Freshmen required to purchase laptops from school  9NEWS.com

What used to be a luxury is now a requirement at Arvada West High School. Every incoming freshman must purchase a laptop computer from the school for an ...



Arvada Mom Pocketed Charter School PTO Funds: Prosecutors  Patch.com

Arvada Mom Allegedly Stole From Charter School PTO - Arvada, CO - Jessica Kristina Tafoya, 36, was charged with allegedly stealing $58000 from the ...



G Line to open April 26  Arvada Press

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) announce April 1 that the grand opening for the G Line, which will run through Denver, Adams County, Arvada and ...



2 Armed Juveniles Nabbed With Stolen Puffer Car  Patch.com

2 Armed Juveniles Arrested With Stolen Car - Arvada, CO - Arvada police on "puffer patrol" took two juveniles into custody and recovered two guns, police said.



Colorado students to take part in nationwide pro-gun walkouts Wednesday  The Denver Channel

BOULDER, Colo. – Students at several Colorado schools plan to walk out of class Wednesday to show their support for gun ownership and the Second ...



Chances Are You Live Near A Former Meth Lab In Arvada  Patch.com

Map Shows Where Meth Labs Were Located In Arvada - Arvada, CO - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has tracked addresses where meth labs have ...



Denver Restaurant Week 2019: Here Are Arvada Eateries Involved  Patch.com

Denver Restaurant Week 2019: Arvada Eateries - Arvada, CO - More than 220 restaurants posted their menus for Denver Restaurant Week 2019. Here are the ...



District 3 candidates talk Jefferson County issues  Arvada Press

This November, Jefferson County voters have a decision to make on who will be part of the team that leads the county. Tina Francone, a Republican, is the ...



Arvada welcome bag program gets a revamp  Arvada Press

When Tera McNellis and her family moved to Arvada three years ago, there was snow on the ground and the family would pile into the car and drive around ...



Jeffco high schoolers receive national honors  Arvada Press

Six students at D'Evelyn Junior/Senior High were named as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program in late September, which represents 4 ...



Jeffco could be headed for a financial shortfall  Arvada Press

Jefferson County may face some financial sustainability challenges in the near future. “Looking to 2020 and beyond, current estimates indicate that the growth of ...



477-unit development will be built on Arvada, Wheat Ridge border  Arvada Press

After four hours of public comment and council discussion, the Arvada City Council unanimously approved Sept. 10 the development plan for Haskins Station, ...



Lockheed Martin To Bring 550 High Paying Jobs To Jefferson County  Patch.com

Lockheed Martin To Bring 550 Jobs To Jeff Co. - Arvada, CO - The company's space division is relocating some of its "Fleet Ballistic Missile" program to its ...



Girl Scout Cookies: Where To Buy In/Near Arvada  Patch.com

ARVADA, CO – It's the new year, which means it's time to stock up on Thin Mints, Samoas and more delicious Girl Scout cookies. The 2019 cookie season ...



Public Invited To View Plans For New Luxury Senior Development  Patch.com

Public Meeting For New Arvada Luxury Senior Homes - Arvada, CO - Find out more about a $50 million 158-unit senior living residence proposed near Ralston ...



The Diary Of Anne Frank Comes To Arvada Center Black Box  Patch.com

'The Diary Of Anne Frank' Comes To Arvada Center - Arvada, CO - Arvada Center's Black Box Repertory Company performs the ageless story of a 13-year-old ...



Arvada Parks 100-Year No Booze Rules Show How Society Changes  Patch.com

Park's 'No Booze' Rules Show Society's Changes - Arvada, CO - Arvada has sold beer permits for McIlvoy pavilion despite teetotaler Clemency McIlvoy's 1919 ...



Dierks Bentley to Host CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Awards  Broadway World

The CMA Foundation, a national music education nonprofit and the philanthropic arm of the Country Music Association, will hold its fourth annual Music ...



Arvada Woman Held In Missouri Motel Arson Must Have Mental Exam  Patch.com

Woman Held In MO Arson Case Must Have Mental Exam - Arvada, CO - Shellie Clark, 62, allegedly set fires in a Missouri motel in November and is being held ...



Bomb dogs to get training at Arvada West High School  The Denver Channel

ARVADA, Colo. - Police dogs from around the country are being trained to sniff out homemade explosives at Arvada West High School. Members of the Denver ...



Art Of The State 2019 Opens At Arvada Center  Patch.com

ARVADA, CO – Every three years, staff at Arvada Center's galleries undertake an enormous task: To bring state-wide works from the best Colorado artists under ...



A look back at the top issues in Jefferson County Public Schools in 2017  Arvada Press

Despite small raise, teacher pay continues to lag With the failure of the $33 million mill levy override and $535 million bond package that the Jefferson County ...



9NEWS Bleacher Report: Arvada West wrestling  USA TODAY High School Sports

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4074568152001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAAB_wnNRk~ ...



Olde Town Arvada Holiday Events 2018 Guide  Patch.com

ARVADA, CO – Olde Town Arvada is gearing up for a month of holiday festivities at local businesses and in the Olde Town business district. Here are some of ...



G Line rolls one step closer to opening  Arvada Press

Almost two years after it was supposed to open, the G Line is one step closer to actually carrying passengers throughout the metro area. The Regional ...



Local Cannabis-Infused Beer Is Here  Patch.com

Local Cannabis-Infused Beer Is Here - Arvada, CO - Arvada company Ceria brewing has brewed its first batch of Grainwave Belgian White Ale, infused with 5 ...



Payless To Begin Liquidation Sales At U.S., Colorado Stores: Co  Patch.com

Payless To Begin Liquidation Sales At CO Stores - Arvada, CO - The shoe retailer may no longer have a presence in the U.S. Look for liquidation sales to begin ...



Arvada Origins Of King Soopers Name: Archie Comics  Patch.com

Arvada Origins Of 'King Soopers' Name - Arvada, CO - Researcher says Archie Comics influenced the name of the Arvada-based grocer started by the King ...



Animal Cruelty In Colorado May Become Federal Felony  Patch.com

Animal Cruelty In CO May Become Federal Felony - Arvada, CO - Federal lawmakers last week reintroduced the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act.



Pomona wrestling crowns champs, is runner-up for team title  Arvada Press

DENVER — Grand Junction turned back the clock Saturday night at Pepsi Center. The Tigers posted 151.5 teams points to nip Pomona's 146 team points to win ...



47th Annual JeffCo Student Artists Exhibition Comes To Arvada  Patch.com

From Arvada Center: For 47 years the Jeffco Schools Foundation High School Art Exhibition has encouraged and supported tomorrow's artists from the Jefferson ...



Mt. Juliet band director wins Music Teacher of Excellence award  Lebanon Democrat

The Country Music Association Foundation announced Tuesday that Mt. Juliet High School Band of Gold and orchestra director Sherie Grossman won a Music ...



'Really scared and extremely angry': Why Colorado students are walking out of school Wednesday  Chalkbeat Colorado

Wednesday's walkouts are part of a national movement after the Parkland shooting.



Mt. Juliet orchestra director wins award  Mtjulietnews

Staff Reports NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association Foundation announced Tuesday that Mt. Juliet High School Band of Gold and orchestra director ...



Weiser wins close Colorado attorney general race  Arvada Press

State Rep. Joe Salazar conceded the Democratic primary race for attorney general to lawyer Phil Weiser as of the afternoon of June 30, nearly four days after the ...



Getting Ahead: Live your best retirement without a mortgage payment  Arvada Press

If you have paid off your home and have no mortgage, you have done well and should feel proud of your accomplishment. It took faithfulness and sacrifice to ...



Maybe next year, Larry Walker  Purple Row

Hope remains for former Rockies after not being elected to Hall of Fame | Mile High Sports. Another year has passed with no Rockies player making it into the ...



All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine returns to Golden  Arvada Press

When Thomas comes back to the Colorado Railroad Museum this year, it's likely that grandparents who read the book as a child will bring their children, who ...



Ron Sandstrom, Republican candidate for County Assessor  Arvada Press

Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking re-election to the office of County Assessor to continue representing Jefferson County property owners to provide ...



Schools across Colorado seeing more and more threats of violence following last week’s shooting at a Florida high school  The Denver Post

A growing number of schools have been shaken by threats of violence in Colorado and across the nation following the shooting at a Florida high school.



Man dies at scene of motorcycle crash in Centennial  Arvada Press

A 36-year-old man was killed the afternoon of Oct. 18 when his motorcycle hit another vehicle in the 7300 block of South Colorado Boulevard, according to a ...



New leadership elected to Apex, Arvada Fire boards  Arvada Press

Liz Tomsula, Stephanie Allen and Ken Harrell were preliminarily elected to the Apex Parks and Recreation District Board of Directors May 8.



Arvada Detective Named Investigator Of The Year  Patch.com

Arvada Detective Named 'Investigator Of The Year' - Arvada, CO - The JeffCo District Attorney's Office recognized the partnership between sworn officers and ...



Cherry Creek Arts Festival shows off local talent through Emerging Artist Program  The Denver Post

Lakewood-based painter Keith Oelschlager, left, explains how he identifies, photographs and then paints his work while talking with Emma McDuff, lower right, ...



Jefferson County Primary 2018 results  Arvada Press

Jefferson County's reputation as a bellwether held true on Primary Election Night, June 26. The county's voter's picked the same state governor candidates for ...



Q&A with Victor Mitchell, Republican candidate for governor  Arvada Press

City or town of residence: Castle Rock, since 2005 Profession: Entrepreneur, CEO of Lead Funding, a specialty real-estate lender Related elected-office or ...



Undefeated: Life lessons from a champion that never lost  Mile High Sports

Kyle Sand never lost a Colorado high school wrestling match, but he did have to learn how to get up off the mat - lessons he teaches to this day.



Ralston Valley's Class of 2017 graduates  Arvada Press

In their four years at Ralston Valley High School, the graduating class of 2017 made a big impact on the school's teachers, staff, and community at large. But on ...



Closure of Heritage Amusement Park marks end of an era  Arvada Press

It was a small amusement park — one of the last few remaining in the country. But for what it lacked in size, Heritage Amusement Park made up for it with big ...



Bear Creek High School student in custody after making violent threat on Snapchat  The Denver Post

A Bear Creek High School student is in police custody after he made a violent threat about the high school via Snapchat late Tuesday night.



‘The Nutcracker’ storytime with Boulder Ballet and other Boulder-area events Nov. 11, 2018  Boulder Daily Camera

'The Nutcracker' storytime with Boulder Ballet. Join a special storytime reading of “The Nutcracker,” presented by ballerinas from the Boulder Ballet Company, ...



Jeffcon teaches students tech opportunities  Arvada Press

Technology Trivia got about 200 Jefferson County high school students rowdy during lunch Jan. 31 at the first ever Jeffcon, technology conference held at the ...



Arvada shelter keeps local homeless warm  Arvada Press

As the temperatures continue to drop, those experiencing homelessness in Arvada now have a place to stay warm overnight with the opening of a severe ...



City Council puts moratorium on self storage facilities  Arvada Press

A 180 day moratorium has been placed on self storage facilities within the city of Arvada. An unanimous vote April 2 from the Arvada City Council means that no ...



Colorado districts giving students more ways to prove they deserve a high school diploma  Chalkbeat Colorado

School districts across Colorado are revising their high school graduation requirements to comply with new state guidelines that mandate students prove their ...



Shelter network moves forward in Arvada  Arvada Press

Brenda Shepard stood in the gymnasium at The Rising Church in Olde Town Arvada. She was freshly showered, had a warm cup of coffee and folded clothes ...



A more complete picture of Colorado’s high school graduation rates  The Denver Post

Colorado is committed to keeping students in school if they fall short of graduation requirements. As a result, the state's five- and six-year graduation rates ...



Arvada’s first hotel opens doors, but not everyone is welcoming  The Denver Post

Brittani Hildebrand has called Arvada home her entire life. Born at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, she attended Shrine of St. Anne's Catholic School ...



Roy Halladay's Father opens up about his son, baseball and flying  The Denver Channel

Denver7's Jason Gruenauer sat down with the father of the MLB all star who was killed in a plane crash two weeks ago.



Four questions with Smokin' Fins Ken Boyle  Arvada Press

What's the Smokin' Fins concept and what's your role? 1I'm one of the partners of Smokin' Fins. I primarily stay here in Colorado, but I do travel to our other sites ...



Randi's Pizza is 'kind of like going to Cheers'  Arvada Press

Randi's Pizza in West Arvada opens at 11 a.m. But its owners, Randy Harmon and Jeff Dumont, arrive at 6:30 every morning to start preparing food: The ...



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