• Brighton Chamber on hunt for new leader

    Officials are on the hunt for a new president and chief executive officer for the Greater Brighton Chamber of Commerce – a job that could pay the top candidate $65,000 a year, according to an announcement made Tuesday, Jan. 10.

    Former director Holly Hansen resigned recently after discrepancies were found during a financial audit. Authorities were contacted, and the matter is under investigation, Larry Barnaby, board chairman, said in a letter to chamber members Wednesday, Jan. 4.

  • City approves gas station plan at I-76, Bromley

    By Andrea Tritschler

    Special to MetroWest Newspapers

    A sleek, modern-looking Kum & Go gas station and convenience store is planned to be built near Interstate 76 and Bromley Lane after the Brighton City Council approved construction plans for it Tuesday, Dec. 20.

    The gas station is planned for 5.2 acres of the vacant 8.1-acre parcel of land. The other 2.85 acres to the south is planned for office, medical or business use.

  • Drynkware wins biz competition

    A Brighton-based business that specializes in unique drinking products, especially reusable and innovative drink stirrers, won the Brighton Economic Development Corporation's first Business Innovation Pitch Competition.

  • Nexus at DIA plans to grow

    By Kevin M. Smith

    Special to MetroWest Newspapers

    The Nexus at DIA development is ready to take off.

    McLane Foodservice Inc. announced recently that it would build a 250,000-square-foot facility just northwest of Pena Boulevard and Tower Road in the Nexus at DIA development, adjacent to Denver International Airport.

  • Farmers worry about worker shortage

    Members of the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association met with Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) and other government officials recently at Sakata Farms in Brighton to discuss issues facing Colorado’s agricultural industry.

    “Given the importance of agriculture to the Colorado economy, it’s important for me to meet with the farmers here today to listen to their concerns,” Coffman said at the meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 24.

  • Finger lickin' good

    Representatives from Kentucky Fried Chicken bought a site in Commerce City’s Reunion Marketplace in July, according to Crosbie Real Estate Group.

    The shopping center is anchored by a King Soopers grocery store at East 104th Avenue, west of Chambers Road in Commerce City.Kentucky Fried Chicken to be in Reunion Marketplace

  • Harbor Freight Tools opens in Bromley Plaza

    Harbor Freight Tools is now open for business in the former Mi Pueblo Market space at Bromley Plaza, 889 S. Kuner Road.

  • Brighton's K-mart to close

    BRIGHTON — The Kmart in Bromley Plaza is one of four Kmarts in the state that will close this spring due to underperformance.
    The closing of the Brighton store, located off the northwest corner of Highway 85 and Bromley Lane, was confirmed by Kmart spokesman Howard Riefs.

  • Salud dentist receives award

    The National Network for Oral Health Access honored Eva Poulson, DDS, dental director of the Commerce City clinic at Salud Family Health Centers.

  • Front Range Auto helping ‘Drive Out Child Abuse’