Growth

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Feed the world in 2050? National Western-based consortium tackles food, workforce challenges

Big Ag, nonprofits and CSU incubate ideas to expand production and imagine jobs that don’t yet exist

Technology Primary category in which blog post is published

Older Coloradans are working longer and demanding an updated set of tech skills

Older populations still need some help with tech basics, but a growing number now want to know how to use Etsy, social media and more.

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

“Mighty” gondola plan for Idaho Springs would anchor redevelopment of historic Argo Mill & Tunnel

Developers in the I-70-adjacent city say they aim to put the fun into a Superfund site that could attract more than 400,000 visitors a year

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

After decades of negotiations, restoration efforts on Colorado’s heavily diverted Fraser River are showing signs of success

Waterway improvements in Grand County are impressive, but with major Front Range water projects looming, environmentalists worry gains are just "a Band-Aid."

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado cities want to embrace “gentle density” of granny flats, but they’re hitting speed bumps

Could accessory dwelling units — no matter what you call them — ease Colorado's urban housing crisis and help homeowners navigate gentrification?

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

A new federal grant program allots $10 million for high-hazard dams in Colorado, 25 other states

An Associated Press analysis identified at least 1,688 dams that could cause particular concern — those rated by inspectors as in poor or unsatisfactory condition and located in high hazard places where people could die if they failed.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The Colorado State Fair has lost money for 21 straight years, audit finds

The audit also says the fair authority has no comprehensive marketing plan and no target audience despite spending $1.1 million per year on marketing

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Proposition CC campaign is door-to-door combat as both sides turnout supporters ahead of 2019 election

The 2019 ballot question in Colorado is complicated and heavy with political implications for Democrats and Republicans alike

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The faith-based and environmental opposition to Colorado’s Proposition DD makes for strange company

The 2019 ballot question about whether to legalize sports betting is drawing critics, but not a well-organized opposition