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Business

  • 'Agritourism' plan could spur economic activity

    If you go:

    Learn about an "agritourism" plan called the District Plan

    3 p.m. Wednesday, March 8

    Brighton City Hall

    500 S. Fourth Ave.

     

    MetroWest Report

    A plan meant to spur economic development while preserving the region’s farmland and agricultural flavor took a big step forward recently.

  • Commerce City businesses recognized

    MetroWest Report

    Seafood supplier Asahi Food and power provider United Power were among the seven local companies recognized by the annual Commerce City Business Appreciation Awards recently.

    Businesses were thanked for the role they believe in making the community successful, Mayor Sean Ford said in a press statement.

  • Brighton hospital can now treat complex injuries

    Patients who have been in severe car accidents and others with complex injuries now can be treated at Platte Valley Medical Center rather than get sent to other hospitals.

    The Brighton hospital recently received a Level III trauma center designation, meaning it can now treat patients with more complex injuries. The new designation could increase patient volume at the hospital by about one additional patient per day, according to the hospital.

  • A one-trick hybrid pony

    By Tony White

    Special to MetroWest Newspapers

    Eric Sumpter says specialization is the wave of the future for the car service industry.

  • Commerce City is busting out all over

    Builders in the Turnberry subdivision are building more homes in Commerce City.

    Jessica L. Hansen, media relations for D.R. Horton Inc., builders of the community, said that the company plans for home prices to start in the $340,000 range, and that models should be completed in July. 

    “There has been a lot of interest. Currently, we have an interest list forming, and we plan to begin pre-sales in May,” she said. 

  • 'Central 70' highway project to bring jobs, opposition

    Colorado Department of Transportation officials want to help Commerce City and the surrounding area by requiring that 20 percent of highway construction workers come from there for the new “Central 70” project.

    The $1.2 billion project would move Interstate 70 below ground between Brighton and Colorado boulevards southwest of Commerce City. About 350 workers from Commerce City and the north Denver neighborhoods near Interstate 70 would be hired from low-income areas surrounding road construction under federal program road construction requirements.

  • New Mexican restaurant, office space announced

    A new Mexican restaurant is planned to open soon in the former Gala Gardens restaurant, and a new office building is going up in Commerce City.

  • New Mexican restaurant, office space announced

    A new Mexican restaurant is planned to open soon in the former Gala Gardens restaurant, and a new office building is going up in Commerce City.

  • Veteran receives landscaping makeover

    MetroWest Report

    Commerce City resident and U.S. Army veteran James Vine received a free landscaping makeover for the home he shares with wife Stephany Vine.

    The Vines won a Landscaping for VETS giveaway.

    Vine did four tours in Iraq and served in the U.S. Army for 23 years as a staff sergeant. He retired in 2011. His wife nominated him for the award.

  • AdCo Economic Development promotes Bedolla

    MetroWest Report

    The Adams County Economic Development group is shuffling its staff.

    Angie Bedolla will replace Melvin Yarber as the economic development specialist and enterprise zone administrator, according to an email from Barry Gore, president and CEO of the Westminster-based office. According to Gore, Bedolla will oversee the business retention and expansion program and support the group’s Business Retention and Expansion, or BRE, taskforce.