Growth

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Preserving Frank Lloyd Wright’s light touch on Vail Pass

Design of humble concrete barriers holding the mountain back from I-70 was influenced by Wright acolytes and set standards for making highways harmonious with nature

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Lockheed Martin sniffs around for space in Grand Junction

With recent BLM win, Western Slope city hopes to land a piece of aerospace

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Now we know how much money is at stake on the 2019 ballot with Proposition CC and TABOR refunds in Colorado

New economic forecasts show the state may refund as much as $1.7 billion to taxpayers in the next three fiscal years -- but not all will benefit the same

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Conservationists hope to tap Land and Water Conservation Fund to preserve land and water on Sweetwater

Historic Sweetwater Lake and 488 acres of land around it near Dotsero has been in the sights of residential developers. But now it could be saved for public access.

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Parked: Colorado towns are taking action to preserve their remaining mobile-home parks

Cities, counties and housing authorities in Colorado are buying mobile home parks to spare them from market-rate redevelopment

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Prop. DD explained: What sports gambling would mean in Colorado and how much (or little) it would generate

Proponents of Proposition DD on the statewide ballot highlight the money earmarked for water conservation projects, but revenue estimates are a wild card

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Parked: New state law brings hope to Colorado’s mobile-home residents

“There was a convergence.” Politics, a housing crisis and activism produced a long-awaited sign of hope for mobile-home owners.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Parked: Mobile homes are Colorado’s affordable housing crutch. But they’re disappearing as land becomes more precious

Mobile homes provide the bulk of unsubsidized, affordable housing in Colorado but their numbers are shrinking and ownership is moving from mom-and-pop to corporate

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Parked: Ouray woman watches a mobile-home investment evaporate with her mother’s death

The single-wide unit had to be moved because of a provision in an amended lease. That made the investment a near-total loss.