• Dunk-A-Dog offers self-service dog wash, grooming and gourmet treats

        Marilyn Watt had one requirement when starting her self service dog wash business, Dunk-A-Dog, in Brighton earlier this summer.
        “I do not like the smell of wet dog,” she laughed. “So I said that my place will not smell like a wet dog, that I wanted it to be a cut above everybody else — I said, ‘It’s going to be clean and smell like bakery.’”

  • A long time coming…

        Business is beginning to boom in downtown Brighton.
        The historic downtown district welcomed eight new businesses as well as Main Street Creatives, an art gallery and studio space, in less than two months.

  • All’s Fare:

        Veterans Cab of Brighton/Brighton Taxi has been operating for more than a month now and has seen steady growth, despite initial setbacks caused by rival taxi services and internal conflict.

  • Chase Bank rezoning gets approval

        BRIGHTON – City council members, including Brighton Mayor Dick McLean, gave the go-ahead June 7 for rezoning of property for a new Chase Bank at the corner of South Fourth Avenue and Bromley Lane.
        The final reading of an ordinance to rezone the property from residential to a Planned Unit Development received 8-0 approval from the council.

  • Community Spirit

        Reunion is more than just a housing development in northern Commerce City. It is a rapidly growing community that offers a wide range of stores within close commutable distance, such as Riverdale Wine and Spirits at the southeast corner of 104th Avenue and Chambers Road.

  • Joonbugz offers affordable, stylish kids clothes

        Reunion resident Joni Fields remembers the day she just happened upon the perfect location to open a children’s clothing boutique.

  • Birko hits top 10 list of women-owned companies

        HENDERSON – Birko, a business that provides food safety solutions to the meat, poultry, pork, produce and brewery industries, is No. 10 on the ColoradoBiz magazine list of top Woman-Owned Companies for 2011, based on 2010 gross revenue.

  • Quick-Set comes to Henderson

        HENDERSON – After 20 years in business, Quick-Set Auto Glass found itself in need of a bigger shop, having outgrown their Thornton facility at 120th and York Street.

  • 40 years of business? Piece of cake!


    Valerie Escatel, branch manager of the Valley Bank & Trust’s Brighton-Bromley Park location, serves a slice of birthday cake to customer Randy Beineke. The bank celebrates its 40th anniversary in business this year, expanding to 10 locations from humble beginnings on Bridge Street in 1971. Valley Bank &Trust employs some 130 people throughout the region.

  • Brighton Office Depot honored as tops in country

        BRIGHTON — It’s official: They are the champions.
        Brighton Office Depot Store Manager Jeremy Lupton and his staff of 17 recently learned the company ranked their store No. 1 out of nearly 1,200 Office Depot stores nationwide.