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When a shopper heads to the mall, there usually isn’t much in the way of surprises. There are going to be the same dozen or so big box anchors and most of the same smaller shops. At Colorado Mills, south of I-70 and Colfax Avenue, shoppers will … more
For Randy Pickering, the 40th anniversary of Pickering’s Auto Service represents more than nearly a half-century in business. But it’s really the continuation of 70 years of family history in the auto industry. more
Building unique furniture I am a 30 year resident of Arvada, and I participated in the closure of Rocky Flats in Jefferson County. After closure of Rocky Flats 11 years ago I chose to start building furniture out of used skis and snowboards. … more
Corbett and Grace Lunsford live in a tiny house on wheels. The 210-square-foot humble abode is equipped with a mini-kitchen, dining area, master bed, nursery for their baby and a bathroom. From the outside, it resembles a blue rectangular box. … more
Colorado Community Media runs this feature the first week of each month. To send news about a business opening or a business person's special achievement, go to … more
On a sunny August morning, Kathy Letson sits inside her Centennial bakery and talks about how she started her business, her voice drowned out by the doorbell’s ringing as a steady stream of customers comes and goes. Since she opened Gluten … more
The old Craig Chevrolet Dealership building has been empty in Olde Town Arvada since April, but on Aug. 22, Denver Beer Co. inked a lease on the building for its third brewery and tasting room, set to open in early 2017. “We are thrilled to … more
The ability to give a focused and meaningful presentation is a great skill to master. To engage and persuade your audience to take a desired action is a very useful skill add to your toolbox. The good news — this is an acquired skill. Some are … more
About 40years ago, Olde Town Arvada had a few staple businesses, such as the Army Navy Surplus store and Rheinlander Bakery. But many storefronts in the city’s historic heart stood empty or showcased antiques, attracting few to wander its … more
With the additions of a Swiss-based airplane company, a convenience store and a fast-food restaurant, the Jefferson County-owned and -operated municipal airport is continuing to live up to expectations as a positive economic force in the community, … more
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