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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

Economic forecast: Fair to partly cloudy

Colorado's roaring economy, though still a national leader, may be beginning to calm somewhat, while pressures in the state — such as stagnant wages and skyrocketing housing prices — as well as … 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

Times are tough, but options exist for first-time homebuyers

Lacy Franks makes being a first-time homebuyer sound easy. Franks, who grew up in Black Hawk, bought her first home last September, a two-bedroom townhome just off I-225 in Aurora, for $220,000 after three months of searching throughout the metro … 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

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

Opinions divided on 'scraping' in older neighborhoods

Scrape-offs — homes demolished and replaced with larger, newer ones by developers — have remade vast swaths of Denver in recent years, with hundreds popping up in trendy neighborhoods like … 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

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

Family business forged by fire

In 2008, when Chris Franklin told his wife, Vivian, he wanted to buy a plasma steel cutter and go into business making custom metal artwork, she didn't approve. He bought the enormous, costly device anyway, and showed her his work. “He had … 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

RE/MAX rated high by home buyers and sellers

Results from the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Home Buyer/Seller StudySM, recognize RE/MAX for providing the highest overall consumer satisfaction … more

First annual “Battle of The Veterinary Hospitals Stars” raises over $4,000 for PetAid Colorado’s Disaster Services program

    Coal Creek Animal Hospital triumphs with victory at the Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado charity event over the weekend Englewood, CO … more

Comfort Dental offers free services Christmas Eve

Comfort Dental will be hosting Care Day Saturday, December 24, 2010, offering free dental care to those in need. All Comfort Dental general dentistry … more

Schlotzsky's to open six new locations around Denver

Schlotzsky's announced that in addition to its new Greenwood Village location, the company will unveil six "Lotz Better" reimaged restaurants … more

Buy ticket for St. Jude Dream Home giveaway

Tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home giveaway are now available for the 3,173 sq. ft. house located in The Meadows at Historic Castle Rock community. … more

New businesses - November 2011

A comprehensive list of monthly business openings in the South Metro Denver area. Information provided from participating communities including … more

Attend Shop for a Cause at Macy's

Macy's 6th annual "Shop for a Cause" charity shopping event is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities' fundraising … more

Rocky Mountain Popcorn Company hires new marketing associate

Rocky Mountain Popcorn Company (RMPC) has hired Anne Staeheli to the team as their product and marketing associate. Staeheli will help build brand … more

American Girl announces new characters

American Girl is proud to announce what's sure to be the most exciting debut in the company's 25-year history: two different historical characters, … more
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