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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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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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What we know so far about Denver’s commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Denver has now become the 10th, and largest, Colorado municipality to commit to 100 percent of its electricity being powered by renewable energy. Mayor Michael […]

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