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Tag Archives: Economic Development

Credit Suisse and the collapse of the West’s most posh ski and golf resorts

Credit Suisse and the collapse of the West’s most posh ski and golf resorts

A March 5 article in Bloomberg Markets Magazine paints a picture of wild excess in the high-end mountain resort development game, starting with the recent failure of Tamarack Resort in Idaho, the bankruptcy of the private Yellowstone Club...

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March 9, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Colorado woos California businesses like ‘pitiless gigolo’

Colorado woos California businesses like ‘pitiless gigolo’

From the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp comes a Valentine's lesson for lawmakers: let your state fall into repeated budget deficit crises and extended political gridlock and you can expect unwanted suitors to circle your taxpaying job-making businesses like...

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February 16, 2009 Blog, Politics
Science-friendly White House could mean big bucks for Colorado

Science-friendly White House could mean big bucks for Colorado

The Economist writes in Blessed are the geeks, for they shall inherit the Earth that President-elect Barack Obama's appointments of prominent scientists to key agencies and advisory councils signals a decisive shift in public policy and political decision-making by...

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January 16, 2009 Blog, Politics
The Battle for Battle Mountain

The Battle for Battle Mountain

The fate of a high-dollar, private ski-and-golf resort adjacent to Vail is now largely in hands of voters. Tucked away in a narrow valley between […]...

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May 19, 2008 Politics
Rifle Booms Under Record Housing Starts, Construction Projects

Rifle Booms Under Record Housing Starts, Construction Projects

Go anywhere in Rifle within a three-mile radius of downtown and you’ll find a construction project in progress. Because of the oil and gas boom, […]...

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April 29, 2008 Politics

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Colorado Earth Day 2018

On April 21st, thousands of Coloradans and a diverse collection of leaders will come together to celebrate Earth Day with the Sierra Club. Together, Coloradans […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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