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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Producing Kilowatts and Kale

SCIENTISTS AT THE NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY have been researching how we can grow vegetables underneath and in between rows of ground-mounted solar panels at solar-agriculture research sites like this one in Amherst, Mass. PHOTO BY JORDAN MACKNICK


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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Chocolate Never Goes Out of Season

ROBERTA’S CHOCOLATES IN EDGEWATER prepares for the holiday rush. “Nobody buys chocolate to make anybody mad. This is the happy, merry Christmas," says local chocolatier Roberta Poirier. PHOTO BY GWEN CLAYTON


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WEST METRO FIRE: Field Day Tests West Metro Recruits

WEST METRO FIRE ACADEMY RECRUITS put put their rescue and fire-fighting skills to the test on the grounds of West Metro’s Training Center during “Field Day.” PHOTO: WEST METRO FIRE.


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NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS: Volunteers Make Meals on Wheels Go Round – But Funding’s in Peril

Run for the last 43 years in the metro Denver area by Volunteers of America Colorado, the program is one of a nationwide network of 5,000 local community-run programs. CEO Ellie Hollander noted the primary source of federal funding would see a $3 million decrease from current levels.




David Bush opened his new civil law firm, DavidLaw, on Jan. 12, at 4243 Harlan St., in Wheat Ridge. With 25 years of experience practicing law in Colorado, Wisconsin and Minnesota, he offers clients help in the areas of business planning and business law, commercial disputes and litigation, construction defect claims, employment law, federal contract claims, and industrial hemp regulation and compliance.

Before launching his own law practice, Bush was a partner at the Denver law firm of Markusson, Green & Jarvis, where for 15 years, he practiced in the areas of construction defect law, personal injury claims and insurance bad faith. Prior to moving to Denver in 1997, he clerked for the Minnesota Court of Appeals in St. Paul, Minnesota. He later found employment as an associate with Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi in Minneapolis, working in the commercial litigation group, handling disputes involving commercial contracts, franchises, employment and intellectual property cases.

Bush holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Colgate University, an Masters of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arizona, and a Juris Doctorate in law from the University of Wisconsin.

For more information on DavidLaw, call 303-422-0064, email bush@davidlawcolorado.com or visit www.davidlawcolorado.com.