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Business

  • All the Right Moves

    KinetaCare, formerly known as Sport and Spine Physical Therapy, is undergoing a rebranding of its services to include a more holistic approach to physical therapy. Along with the new name and focus comes a host of new services for the center, which features a customized, holistic approach to patient wellness.

  • A Better Solution

        BRIGHTON —Dan and Beth Cochran expected to find closed doors when they decided to start their own landscape business earlier this year.
        But every door that the prospective business owners tentatively stepped through left them more confident that they were headed in the right direction.

  • Incentive program sparks economic growth in Commerce City

        COMMERCE CITY – City leaders expect more than 250 new jobs and $15 million in capital investments to hit the community, thanks to the city’s incentive package designed to boost the local economy.

  • Police arrest man after series of car fires

        BRIGHTON – It’s one of those things that Kathy Croteau didn’t think would happen in Brighton, much less her neighborhood.    
        But when someone pounded on her door early Friday morning and said her car and her daughter’s car were on fire, that opinion changed.

  • Ties That Bind

    The owners of Brighton’s new Copper Rail Bar and Grill want to emphasize the restaurant’s family atmosphere.
        One could argue that having a pair of brothers owning the restaurant underscores its commitment to families.

  • Chamber presents $25K check to PVMC

    BRIGHTON — Brighton Chamber of Commerce representatives presented a check for more than $25,000 to the Platte Valley Medical Center Foundation Sept. 8, compliments of the organization’s recent charity golf tournament.
        The chamber’s 27th Annual Open Golf Tournament in partnership with Platte Valley Medical Center, took place July 19 in Westminster. Nearly 200 players, 70 donors, 56 sponsors and 65 volunteers worked this year to raise a total of about $61,000 with nearly half of that going toward the hospital foundation.

  • Pavilions troubles put freeze on ice cream sales

        BRIGHTON — Summer should be a hot time for the ice cream business.

        So Carol Gardner, who co-owns Cold Stone Creamery in the Brighton Pavilions with husband Joe, was concerned when the store’s sales numbers this summer were as chilly as their ice cream freezer.

        Then Carol started getting messages on her Facebook page that asked if the store was still open and phone calls to the same effect.

  • Vestas opens, hiring resumes

    Business remains solidly on track for Vestas Wind Systems.

    The company announced July 13 the opening of its Brighton Nacelles Plant and the hiring of hundreds of new jobs. Vestas, which currently employs more than 1,000 people across Colorado, said it would hire an additional 850 persons, mostly production staff, with 750 of those hires at the Brighton blade facility and another 100 at the Windsor blade plant.

  • Vestas hiring information

    • Vestas’ average wage ranges from $17 to $25 hourly, according to company officials. In addition to competitive wages, Vestas provides four weeks of vacation annually, and pays 100 percent of employee’s medical/dental/vision premiums.

    • Vestas Blades in Windsor employs 650 people and is looking for an additional 100 production and electro-mechanical workers.

  • The Barbie-Q Girl

    Kim Wagner steps back from her large smoker set up outside of Floodstage Ale Works on South Main Street in Brighton.

        “Well, it’s about 100 degrees outside today and the smoker is at about 250 degrees, so I don’t even want to think about how hot that makes it next to the smoker,” she said, taking a gulp of water from the nearly empty bottle in her hand.