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Littwin: Denver Post owners are not just laying off employees, they’re...

I’ve spent a day lamenting the news of the latest devastating round of layoffs at the already-decimated Denver Post. Well, I’m sick of lamenting. The...

Layoffs lash The Denver Post. Again. But this time is different.

If someone were to produce a near-future dystopian film about hedge-fund journalism — let’s call it Layoff Season — a scene about The Denver Post might look like this:...

Layoffs whack another Colorado newspaper

  Some layoffs hit The Pueblo Chieftain earlier this month. On Twitter, ex-reporter Matt Hildner said there would be no more Chieftain news from his feed since he was...

Highway project reminds Western Coloradans: Coal is tanking

The swooping concrete arch rising out of the barren lands between Delta and Hotchkiss is a jaw-dropping upgrade on a mostly two-lane rural highway...

Unemployment benefits extension no help for growing numbers of jobless

Late Thursday afternoon, President Obama signed into law a bill granting workers out of a job for more than 26 weeks additional unemployment insurance payments, paid for by the federal government. The benefits had been in place since November 2009, but had lapsed for seven weeks — an unprecedented hiatus, given the 9.5 percent unemployment rate. The bill, held up in the Senate by Republicans concerned about the deficit, makes benefits retroactive to June 2 and forward to Nov. 30. In states with higher than 8 percent unemployment, workers will continue to receive up to 99 weeks of benefits.

Crispin layoffs reflect growing Colorado economic crisis

Last week the global downturn made its way to Boulder, Colo. Crispin Porter + Bogusky, the largest advertising agency in the state and AdWeek's 2008 Agency of the Year, cut 60 jobs, a lot of them here, in this famously well-off, progressive and eco-friendly university town. The Crispin layoffs are just the latest blow for the Colorado advertising and PR industry.