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Lakewood family creates new board game

What does a family do when a global pandemic hits, leaving countless hours to fill and three children to keep entertained? If the family in question is the Goekes of Lakewood, they invent their own … more

The search is on for Evergreen-area business owners

Evergreen businesses are on a fishing expedition — trying to find the right bait to lure in a great catch of new employees. Some are offering wages in the range of $15 to $20 an hour, hoping that … more

Colorado Community Media garners 27 awards in Better Newspaper Contest

The Highlands Ranch Herald took two top honors in its weekly newspaper division with General Excellence in Editorial and Advertising in the 2021 Colorado Press Association’s Better Newspaper … more

Old Dominion is hiring truck drivers

Old Dominion Freight is holding an in-person job fair at 5601 Holly St. in Commerce City Saturday, May 15. Dominion is hiring 10 truck drivers and numerous dock workers. Individuals with Class A CDL … more

Wild Game submits rezoning request

The owners of the Wild Game and the Evergreen Mercantile properties in Bergen Park have submitted their formal rezoning request to add residential units on the seven acres. The owners, Dave Wilson … more

Econ report shows Jeffco added jobs in 2020 despite pandemic

Given that the last 14 months have been dominated by a major pandemic that resulted in Colorado reaching the highest unemployment rate (14.4%) ever recorded in April 2020, one might naturally assume … more

Colorado Community Media staffers win 19 SPJ awards

Colorado Community Media staff members won 19 awards in the 2021 Top of the Rockies contest, a regional contest that includes journalists in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The contest is … more

Casa Bonita parent company files for bankruptcy

Summit Family Restaurants, owner of Casa Bonita, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy April 6, in Arizona. According to reporting from Denver 7, despite the bankruptcy filing, Summit President, Bob … more

Skiers bid the slopes adieu as Echo Mountain caps off longest season ever

The last day of the skiing season is perhaps a little like the last day of school. Some are more than ready for summer, while others are reluctant to say goodbye. Either way, skiers and snowboarders … more

Conifer chamber executive director leaving for new job

Melanie Swearengin, the Conifer Area Chamber of Commerce executive director, is leaving her position at the end of the month to join RPM Insurance Agency in Evergreen. Swearengin, 45, who has been … more

EMD updating water plan before giving the go-ahead for El Rancho development

The Evergreen Metropolitan District is continuing to update its water master plan to determine whether it can provide water to a proposed development in El Rancho. The EMD board met March 24 to … more

Developer proposing major mixed-use development off South Golden Road

A Chicago-based developer has high hopes for an underutilized section of South Golden Road. On Thursday, March 18, REVA Development will hold a community meeting to introduce and answer questions … more

Evergreen chamber honors those who make a difference

Volunteers and organizations still found ways to help the Evergreen community in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Four individuals and one nonprofit were honored last week as part of the Evergreen … more

CCM Pizza Madness Tourney 2021

Aside from perhaps coffee, there isn't another food item on earth so near and dear to a reporter's heart than pizza. It is the traditional newsroom food of Election Night. Picking up a slice is cheap … more

Hotel, commercial development proposed in El Rancho

A developer wants to put a hotel, retail, restaurants and more in the El Rancho area, but doing so will take a lot of work to get approvals from a host of agencies. Northstar Ventures, based in … more

Major apartment development proposed for Southwest Plaza parking lot

It might sound like the ultimate teenage dream of yore: the chance to live across the parking lot from a mall. But in south Jeffco, that exact thing is coming closer to reality after the Jefferson … more

A century of service

It’s a milestone the foothills doesn’t see too often: Olde’s Garage celebrated its 100th anniversary on Feb. 22. Herman Olde opened the station in 1921 in downtown Evergreen where Creekside … more

Back in business for retail and office properties

Commercial space in the foothills is a hot commodity. The office and retail markets have kept pace with the residential housing market that has been crazy the last few years, real estate agents say. … more

The perfect combination

Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go hand in hand — and Conifer businesses took advantage of the duo during their inaugural Chocolate Walk over the weekend. Businesses along the 285 Corridor … more

Having a heart for love

Love and romance sum up Valentine’s Day. Yet, showing our love has taken on new meaning in a pandemic world. People can celebrate at home together, purchase gifts and get creative for the Feb. 14 … more
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