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Restaurant leaves legacy amid brewing changes

It’s 10:50 a.m. on a Wednesday, and five women are huddled on the Augustine Grill’s porch ahead of its 11 a.m. opening. At five ’til, a waitress unlocks the door. The restaurant is still … more

A different kind of office space in Castle Rock

Mike Hernandez endured a year and a half of negotiations, employees asking about their fate and no way to know if his Mexican restaurant in downtown Castle Rock, Blue Nectar, would be standing in a … more

As many large retailers struggle, cities seek solutions

As old-guard retailers shutter stores and lay off workers in the face of shifting consumer habits, Colorado municipalities are in a precarious position due to an unusual tax structure that depends … more

Consumer safety group unveils its ‘worst toys’ list

Fidget spinners, a plastic Wonder Woman battle sword and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group’s annual list of worst toys for the holidays. World … more

Residents can get help with heating costs

Need help paying your energy bills? A seasonal program can help. The Colorado Low-Income Energy Assistance Program can help Douglas County residents pay for winter heating costs. Help is available through April 30, and residents who qualify will … more

Times are tough, but options exist for first-time homebuyers

Lacy Franks makes being a first-time homebuyer sound easy. Franks, who grew up in Black Hawk, bought her first home last September, a two-bedroom townhome just off I-225 in Aurora, for $220,000 after three months of searching throughout the metro … more

A real gem for area equestrians

The smells of coffee and leather fill the air when visitors stop by the Wildflower Saddles and Tack shop at 122 Main St. in Elizabeth, where they are greeted by owner Tom Knowles plus a possible purr from General Sterling Price the cat. “I come … more

University of Phoenix to close campuses

The University of Phoenix is stopping on-campus enrollment and will close approximately 20 campuses across the country as part of a “teach-out” program. The university has three Colorado locations: one in Lone Tree, one in Westminster and one … more

Sky-high rents squeeze long-time residents

Mary Ann Parker can’t talk about her apartment search without crying. The 58-year-old on disability rents a room in a house in Commerce City for $750 a month, which eats up most of her $840 a month disability check. She longs to live closer to … more

Junk removal company a treasure for veterans

On a late summer morning in a gated, golf-course community, a man with brown boots and a trailer is getting his hands dirty. He loads a garage-full of trash, old furniture and electronics into a hulking green trailer — leaving space for his next … more

Shopping for a cause

The Outlets at Castle Rock held its biggest event of the year on Sept. 16: the 12 Annual Shopping Extravaganza. The annual charity fundraiser was expected to raise approximately $35,000 and gather more than 2,500 attendees throughout the day. For … more

Man works toward better communication through devices

In July 2016, Richard Braden woke up and couldn’t hear his grandfather clock. The 80-year-old Lone Tree resident knew that years of working with “big guns” in the U.S. Army had caught up with him, but it gave him the idea for his first … more

Lockheed Martin begins construction on 'factory of the future'

Construction of a $350 million satellite production facility described as "a factory of the future" is underway at Lockheed Martin's Waterton Canyon campus in south Jefferson County. Named Gateway … more

Chambers of commerce cater to young professionals

At a young professionals happy hour hosted by the Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce, 24-year-old Erika Oakvik mingled with a small group of people — some dressed in suits and skirts, others sporting T-shirts and jeans — over personal and … more

Larkspur travel center up for council review

Tim Dumler, a Larkspur-based developer, is going back to his childhood to help him with his next big venture. At 9 years old, Dumler began working in his father's Skelly gas station — which the family operated in Silverthorne — and held the … more

Q&A with Redbarre executives

An Aug. 11 news conference at the state capitol in Denver to announce the 68-acre Redbarre Digital Media & Technology Campus in Parker made headlines around the state, with the promise of … more

Digital media/tech campus would create thousands of jobs in Parker

A big player in the world of entertainment and digital media plans to bring 4,000 jobs and a 70-acre campus to Parker by 2020. At an Aug. 11 press conference at the state Capitol in Denver, Gov. … more

Gun thieves hit Cabela's in Lone Tree

The recent rash of burglaries targeting firearms retailers reached Lone Tree as thieves broke into the Cabela's outdoor supply store at 10670 Cabela Drive in Lone Tree at about 1 a.m. Aug. 10. Multiple suspects crashed an SUV into the front door … more

Water pipeline shrouded in secrecy worries residents

The letters that Larkspur-area residents Dwight Steyn and his wife, Suzanne Fecteau, and other Douglas County property ownersreceived in April from a company wanting easements on their properties for construction of a water pipeline has spawned a … more

'We wanted to protect our little place'

A surprising finish ended a six-year fight between developers and a citizens' group over a proposed development at the intersection of Colorado highways 86 and 83, as developers behind the Franktown Village project withdrew their application. The … more
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