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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

Bizbeat: Fine art gallery opens in downtown Evergreen

A fine art gallery has come to downtown Evergreen. Mystic Trinity Art Gallery is in the A-frame building between the Muddy Buck and Wildflower Café, and it features nationally known artists, … more

Broadband towers approved in Echo Hills, Yankee Creek

The Clear Creek Board of County Commissioners has approved rezoning portions of three parcels in the Echo Hills and Yankee Creek areas to allow for telecommunications towers. These will provide … more

County’s business resource center shuts down

A nonprofit that focused on providing low- and no-cost education and other resources to Jeffco businesses and entrepreneurs is shutting down at the end of January. However, its president said the … more

Bradley wants to bottle water from Morrison well

Jeff Bradley is testing the waters — literally and figuratively — to see if he can begin bottling water from a well in a building he owns in downtown Morrison. While he doesn't have a name for … more

Staying open to stay in business

While some restaurant owners hope Colorado’s 5-Star certification program will help them weather the COVID-19 storm, others are on the fence about whether it would be good for their eateries. … more

Jeffco workforce center unveils new website as part of larger push to adapt to pandemic demands

As 2020 came to an end, Colorado unemployment claims began rising once again after months of steady declines following unprecedented increases in the spring and summer. In Jefferson County, that … more

Jefferson County has applied to implement a 5 Star variance program for restaurants

Jefferson County is awaiting word from the state about whether it will allow the county to offer a program that would pave the way for restaurants to reopen their dining rooms even as the county … more

Nectar of the birds

If you hang the right hummingbird feeder, the tiny creatures will come. That is the philosophy of artist Laura Burrell Garden, who lives off of Highway 73. She found what she calls the perfect … more

Clear Creek County restaurants open up to 25% indoor capacity

Clear Creek County's restaurants are allowed to have 25% indoor capacity, with a cap of 50 people, as of Monday morning. The restaurants only have been moved to Level Orange on the state's … more
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