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Denver approves first legal marijuana club in city limits

Officials in Colorado's largest city on Feb. 26 approved Denver's first legal marijuana club and joined a small number of business across the country allowing people to consume in states where adult … more

Colorado Mills reopening gets closer

Five months after a major hail storm shattered skylights and triggered severe flooding of its interior, Colorado Mills is now approaching a reopen date. Simon Property Group, the owner of Colorado Mills, released a statement on Oct. 9 saying the … more

Before careers can soar, pilots must pay their dues

When Matt Stege was 6 years old, three T6 World War II trainer planes flew over his house en route to an air show. There was just something about it, he said, recalling that day when he stood on the … more

Hiring event to restaff Colorado Mills

Dozens of retail stores in Colorado Mills, but small and large, shut their doors on May 8, after a massive hail storm damaged the mall's roof and flooded the mall's interior. Now the mall is set to reopen on Nov. 21, just in time for retail's … more

Colorado aerospace companies flying high

Colorado’s economy may be more associated with beer and marijuana than space, but the state’s robust aerospace industry is flying high. Leaps in technology and beefed-up defense spending have … more

A room for all, regardless of income on West Colfax

West Colfax Avenue has been in the midst of a much trumpeted renaissance for several years now, but the east end of the avenue, near Sheridan Boulevard, hasn't seen the same attention. Chad Mitchell, executive vice president west of FirstBank, … more

Applejacks seeks injunction in freedom of information case

Editor's note: This story initially appeared on the CFOIC blog, here. Can documents provided in response to a public records request be clawed back and their use restricted if they may have been disclosed by mistake? That question is central … more

Heritage Square dispute still unresolved

A dispute between Heritage Amusement Park and Martin Marietta is headed to arbitration later this month, with the future of the property on the line. The arbitration process between the park owner and the property ownership began on June 15, and … more

End of an era: Toys R Us is going the way of stickball

For decades, children ran down the sprawling aisles of Toys R Us in awe of the Barbies, the bikes and other toys laid out in front of them. Parents lined up for the latest Christmas fad, even if it … more

No easy fixes on horizon for Denver metro area housing crunch

Even record levels of construction won’t fix the fact that demand will outpace supply in the Denver-area housing market for the foreseeable future, according to a new study that explores the … more

West Chamber celebrates women leaders

Jefferson County leaders gathered to honor nine of their peers who have worked passionately in a variety of fields to make Jefferson County a better place at the West Chamber’s 16th annual … more

University of Phoenix to close campuses

The University of Phoenix is stopping on-campus enrollment and will close approximately 20 campuses across the country as part of a “teach-out” program. The university has three Colorado locations: one in Lone Tree, one in Westminster and one … more

Consumer safety group unveils its ‘worst toys’ list

Fidget spinners, a plastic Wonder Woman battle sword and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group’s annual list of worst toys for the holidays. World … more

Not just a man’s job

When Danell Kalcevic was in kindergarten, an assignment asked her to describe what she wanted to be when she grows up. “It sounds silly,” Kalcevic, 48, said, but what she put on the assignment was a farmer’s wife. Fast forward and … more

As many large retailers struggle, cities seek solutions

As old-guard retailers shutter stores and lay off workers in the face of shifting consumer habits, Colorado municipalities are in a precarious position due to an unusual tax structure that depends … more

Sky-high rents squeeze long-time residents

Mary Ann Parker can’t talk about her apartment search without crying. The 58-year-old on disability rents a room in a house in Commerce City for $750 a month, which eats up most of her $840 a month disability check. She longs to live closer to … more

More voices added to Lakewood's fed center property debate

Opinions are mixed, to put it lightly, about the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless plan to use 59 acres of undeveloped land near the Federal Center in Lakewood for housing and services for the … more

Making the Buffalo Rose ‘a better version of itself’

Mellissa Newton’s dream job would be to save the oceans. And to help her move toward that goal, she worked two jobs this past summer so she could pay a year’s rent in advance and fully dedicate … more

Aging in vibrant place in Lakewood’s downtown

There are a lot of challenges that come from being one of the oldest cities in the Denver metro region. Not oldest in the sense of been around the longest, but one with the oldest population. A population that is growing. According to … more

Businesses, both creative and not, invest in artistic corridor

When asked about the kind of year 40 West Arts and West Colfax had, Bill Marino, executive director of the Lakewood West Colfax Business Improvement District, and board chair of 40 West Arts, pauses, … more
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