South Metro Fire Rescue’s Dan Qualman is Colorado’s first Fire Chief of the Year. The 26-year veteran received the inaugural award on Nov. 28 from Colorado State Fire Chiefs and the Division of Fire Protection and Control at the annual Fire Chiefs Leadership Conference in Keystone.
Conducting a sit-down interview with a firefighter is not always easy. It was less than eight minutes into a recent chat with South Metro Fire Rescue engineer Nick Gravina at Station No. 35 in Centennial that an announcement came over the loud speaker in the station’s lounge:
By Jan Wondra Dec. 7 was the chilly, but festive setting for the fourth annual Cherry Hills Village tree lighting at the Village Center. The fun for Village children and their families included face painting, a Santa Village, holiday music and the arrival of Old Saint Nick himself as the much-anticipated main event. The event […]
Greenwood Village City Clerk Susan Phillips was honored at the Dec. 4 City Council meeting for being named “Clerk of the Year” by the Colorado Municipal Clerks Association. The CMCA promotes the professionalism of the municipal clerk through education, and professional association and the honor is its highest award.
A prominent attorney and resident of Denver, John D. Valentine was continually on the lookout for investment opportunities. In 1910, he became aware of a thriving flower growing industry in the Sheridan and Englewood areas. Recognizing the floral industry might prove to be a profitable investment, Valentine formed his own floral company, Park Floral.
By Jan Wondra The study session prior to the Dec. 3 Greenwood Village City Council session included an overview of two potential solutions to the sidewalk situation around Greenwood Plaza Boulevard. The circle, which adjoins the Orchard Light Rail Station, lies between the station and connects with The Shops at Landmark. While there are sidewalks […]
Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel throws New Year’s Eve party Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel is throwing a Winter Whiteout Party on New Year’s Eve. Guests can usher in 2013 while enjoying holiday fare, including a carving station and a variety of hot and cold items; a Champagne toast, party favors, dancing and […]
Teenagers will soon have more to read – and more space to do it – at Littleton’s Bemis Public Library. As high school students increase demand on the facility’s resources, with circulation of teen materials increasing by 26 percent since 2007, the library will use new grant money to expand its teen area next year.
By Jan Wondra Friday, Dec. 7 will be a festive time in the old Village, as Cherry Hills Village Mayor Doug Tisdale and City Council gather with residents to light the lights on the Cherry Hills Village holiday tree. This is the fourth year the Village has coordinated a holiday event. “The holidays bring a […]
Café 180 turns around the restaurant business By Peter Jones From a distance, Café 180 looks like a lot of other fast-casual restaurants that line South Broadway. It shares a building with Starbucks – who doesn’t? – and boasts a stylish logo and a welcoming décor of green and purple. During the busy lunch […]