Grand Junction

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

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Battle over Carbondale to Crested Butte trail begins and ends at the top of McClure Pass. Economics are why.

Cyclists on the Gunnison County side of the Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail welcome the pathway, but don’t expect a connection to neighbors over the mountains

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Voters snap purses shut for statewide tax measures, but are good with taxing tourists and sinners

Some high-country communities OK taxes for schools, open space, but lodging taxes fell in Buena Vista, Cañon City

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Powderhorn ski area uses Opportunity Zone tax credits to lure deep-pocketed investors

Powderhorn's owners hope the Walton family's investment arm ZOMA Capital will help speed improvements at the ski area above Grand Junction

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Grand Junction used to be a place young people fled. Now, millennial entrepreneurs are flocking there for opportunity.

The Western Slope city is shedding its image as a Shangri-La for shuffling seniors. Could it be that Grand Junction is now cool?

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

After hay lures fail, federal officials to use helicopter to herd wild mustangs near Grand Junction

Fewer than 30 horses have been gathered through bait-and-trap since the roundup began in early September

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Clash over wild horses heats up as herds reach highest numbers in program history

Animosity between mustang lovers and the BLM is escalating after the agency increased horse gathers, made plans to spay mares and changed rules of sale