Grand Junction

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump administration says moving BLM to the West will save money, improve decisions

Environmental groups, however, say it will make the bureau a less important part of President Donald Trump's administration.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

BLM will move 27 jobs from Washington to Grand Junction, 54 more to Lakewood as part of HQ relocation

While the job number for Grand Junction might not be eye-popping, the people who are slated to move there are top-level brass

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Adjusting to life under tariffs, Jefferson County and Grand Junction are pursuing a solution that’s still proving itself in Colorado

A foreign-trade zone designation could allow businesses in the areas to defer or bypass federal import taxes. But the tool is still proving itself on the Front Range.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

All the classes, none of the Boulder: CU offers computer science degrees on Western Slope

Western Colorado University in Gunnison latest to sign on to program offering smaller classes, lower tuition for computer science and engineering education

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Bureau of Land Management more likely to relocate to Denver than Grand Junction, Polis says

Grand Junction has been pushing hard to secure the public land agency’s new home, which local leaders think could bring more than $30 million in annual economic impact

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

First-ever Techstars Startup Week on the Western Slope pushes innovation, investment off the Front Range

Startup incubator sees connecting rural investors with startup founders in their own backyard as one of Colorado's "secret weapons"

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Investment in opportunity zones (tax incentives and all) is still scarce in Colorado

Confusion may be delaying investment — including tracking projects in the first place — but development in Lakewood to DIA to Aurora shows what's working

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

For many business groups, Colorado’s 2019 legislative session has been “very difficult” to navigate

Business interests breathed a sigh of relief after the paid family leave bill was turned into a study. But an equal pay measure they are concerned about is still up in the air

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Montrose wants a piece of Colorado’s $62.5 billion outdoor recreation economy with new 150-acre business campus

Layers of federal, state, city incentives luring outdoor companies, including one of Colorado’s first Opportunity Zone investment projects