1. Articles in category: Region: Rockies & Western Slope

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    1. State officials will promote industry funds

      State officials will promote industry funds

      Amid all the recent talk of a slumping local economy, and calls for Colorado to diversify the kinds of industries it has driving the state’s economy, state economic development officials are headed to town next week on a tour touting grant funding that’s available for high-tech and advanced businesses.

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    2. Colorado hopes to lure tech, advanced-manufacturing businesses with $7 million offer

      Colorado hopes to lure tech, advanced-manufacturing businesses with $7 million offer

      Colorado economic-development officials agreed Thursday to invest more than $7 million into information technology and advanced-manufacturing companies and projects, hoping to lure several headquarters to the state and to boost the local workforce for those high-paying job sectors.

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    3. School district considering budget cuts

      School district considering budget cuts

      Steamboat Springs School District administrators are considering several cuts as they work to build a budget to present to the school board for approval later this spring.

      The reductions up for discussion are related to a decrease in grant funding from the Steamboat Springs Education Fund for the upcoming year and a desire to achieve a balanced budget.

      The district is beginning the upcoming year’s budget cycle $515,000 in the red due to an unbalanced budget for the current year.

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    4. App-builders race for chance at Go Code Colorado victory

      App-builders race for chance at Go Code Colorado victory

      Teams that developed applications to help employers find employees who fit their corporate culture and to help cyclists find safe and effective training routes advanced Sunday to the statewide level of the Go Code Colorado app-building competition.

      The competition, now in its third year, challenges entrepreneurs and software developers to use data from state sources to help businesses and other others make better decisions.

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    5. Go Code Colorado Challenge 2016 launches

      Go Code Colorado Challenge 2016 launches

      The third annual Go Code Colorado events kicked off last week. The challenge tasks entrepreneurs, businesses and developers to use public data to solve business problems. Three finalists will be selected in May and each will receive $25,000.

      The statewide event is housed in Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams' office, and billed as the first and only statewide effort of its kind.

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    6. Vail Public Library’s Tech Studio open for innovation

      Vail Public Library’s Tech Studio open for innovation

      VAIL — It’s not the biggest room at the library, but there’s a whole lot going on in there.Watch your step when you enter, as a little BB-8 “Star Wars” bot might be rolling on the floor completing its assigned route, created by the hands of children of all ages.Don’t be alarmed by the 3-D printers, either; they are just producing unique designs created by both locals and visitors alike.

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    7. 2 sectors show increasing interest in hiring work-from-home employees in Colorado, nation

      2 sectors show increasing interest in hiring work-from-home employees in Colorado, nation

      Studies show that employees who work from home on at least a semi-regular basis are happier and more productive, an idea that's especially taking root in the computer/IT and health care industries. Those are the two career fields that have seen the greatest growth in telecommuting jobs in 2016, according to FlexJob's annual report " Top 100 Companies to Watch for Telecommuting Jobs."

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    8. Colorado added more jobs in the third quarter than originally reported

      Colorado added more jobs in the third quarter than originally reported

      Despite the downturn in the oil and gas industry, Colorado and Denver added more jobs in the third quarter of 2015 than originally reported.

      There were declines in the mining and logging sectors, which include oil and gas jobs, and in construction.

      However, other industry sectors — like healthcare, education and leisure and hospitality — added jobs and helped the state maintain strong state job growth – estimated now at 59,800 jobs added in 2015.

      For example, in 2014, leisure and hospitality…

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    9. Colorado's 'Amazon tax' upheld by federal appeals court

      Colorado's 'Amazon tax' upheld by federal appeals court

      A U.S. federal appeals court has reversed a lower court's ruling and ruled in favor of the state of Colorado and its implementation of a controversial "Amazon tax."

      The "Amazon tax" requires online retailers to keep track of how much sales tax should be paid by Colorado residents for their purchases of more than $500; a move that was opposed by the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), which insisted that online companies without a physical presence in the state, such as Amazon.com, shouldn't be required…

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    10. Gorsuch taking ski boot, insole fitting into the future

      Gorsuch taking ski boot, insole fitting into the future

      VAIL — When you’ve been doing a job for as long as Dano Bruno has, inspiration doesn’t always come easy.But when he returned to work at Gorsuch from a recent trip to Germany, he was inspired.“It totally lit a fire under me,” he said.Bruno’s been fitting boots for 35 years. He’s helped internationally known athletes like Tanner Hall and Evan Raps, as well as local podium regulars like Heidi Kloser and Taylor Seaton.

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    11. Two new adventure apps could appeal to Steamboat residents

      Two new adventure apps could appeal to Steamboat residents

      The developers of two new apps are hopeful their software will appeal to adventurous Steamboat residents.

      RageLife is a social adventure app that allows users to connect with like-minded strangers and friends in the same area who share common interests, such as skiing, hiking or kayaking.

      More info on RageLife is available at www.ragelife.com.

      More info on FATMAP is available at www.fatmap.com. Receive discounted features by visiting www.bit.ly/FATMAPDeepSnow.

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    12. Fast Company names Colorado company among world's 50 most innovative

      Fast Company names Colorado company among world's 50 most innovative

      Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) is the only Colorado corporation named to Fast Company’s list of the 50 most innovative companies in the world.

      The business magazine cited several of the Broomfield-based ski resort’s programs, including:

      The Epic Season Pass, which connects Vail’s properties in the Rocky Mountain West, California, the Midwest and Australia as a way to attract destination travelers. EpicMix, an app that allows skiers and snowboarders to track and share their routes and to earn…

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