User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Regional
Category: Development :: Community Development
Last updated: Dec 25 2018 21:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A novel idea for mental health care in rural Washington 13.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
In Dayton, population 2,500, behavioral health care is woven directly into primary care appointments.
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Amid death and urban renewal, a rough year for the refugees of Denver’s Street Fraternity 5.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
At least four members of a refugee self-help group called Street Fraternity died from car wrecks and guns in 2019. The Street Frat soccer team got booted from an indoor league. Rising rents and urban renewal raised economic pressure on refugee families.
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Tired of waiting for broadband, rural communities are tapping grants, partnerships to get modern internet 30.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Rather than wait for the big internet providers to lay more fiber to sparsely populated parts of Colorado, rural communities are using state and federal grants, local money and forming public/private partnerships to find their own solutions.
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Frazier: Opportunity Zone investors, don’t screw this up for Colorado 12.12.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Investors and professionals must not lose sight of the program’s northern star. Lifting distressed communities up with quality attainable housing, job training, commercial development, infrastructure improvements, agribusiness innovations, and business start-ups.
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The prospect of more Airbnbs tempts a struggling New Mexico town 20.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Vacation rentals have gutted the culture of nearby communities, but a new project in Questa flips the narrative.
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Trump’s opportunity zone council chief faces heat from Denver City Councilwoman CdeBaca 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Scott Turner, former Denver Broncos player and Texas legislator, faced questions from Denver City Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca Thursday.
Job Corps cuts hurt communities, at-risk youth, disaster relief 19.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Trump administration efforts to privatize and close centers meets bipartisan pushback.
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As Castle Rock looks to evolve beyond a bedroom community, the old town dump will be key 13.6.2019 Denver Post: Business
When looked at through the lens of economic development, Castle Rock might best be described as a recent college grad. It's got tools and potential. Now it's time to find a job. Or, in this case, jobs; thousands of them, ideally.
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“We don’t have a choice”: Colorado coal counties try to plan for unsure economic future 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
Local government and business leaders from Colorado and across the region shared strategies Friday for making it through the fallout from the declining coal industry.
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Denver mayor candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver mayoral race features Penfield Tate, Michael B. Hancock, Kalyn Rose Heffernan, Jamie Giellis, Stephan "Seku" Evans and Lisa Calderón.
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Denver City Council District 10 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council District 10 race features Chris Hinds, Tony Smith, Wayne New and Antonio A. Mendez.
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Denver City Council District 3 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council District 3 races features The race features Jamie Torres, Veronica Barela, Annie Martínez and Raymond Montoya.
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Denver City Council District 11 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 11 race features Christine M. Alonzo and Stacie Gilmore.
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Denver City Council District 1 candidate Q&A 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver City Council District 1 race features Praj Kulkarni, Victoria R. Aguilar, Sabrina D'Agosta, David Sabados, Mike Somma, Amanda Sandoval and Scott Alan Durrah.
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Future of inpatient mental health care arrives at Boulder Community Health 7.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado was recently found to be in the bottom tier of states for mental health care, but Boulder Community Health is now operating one of the most sophisticated and pioneering units in the country for a client base whose needs are seen as increasingly critical to improving national well-being.
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Fed up with high health care costs, Frisco community fights for a better deal 28.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Now local leaders are working on a plan to drive down prices that could be a model for the state and other places facing high health care costs. They’re forming a nonprofit, the Peak Health Alliance, that will try to negotiate lower hospital, clinic and physician prices on behalf of some of the largest employers in the area.
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Guest Commentary: The lesson for cities from Amazon in New York is “don’t be arrogant” 19.2.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The thing I don't understand, with all the finger-pointing that's gone on since the announcement Thursday that Amazon.com Inc. was abandoning its plans to set up shop in New York City, is why so many of the fingers have been pointed at the least culpable party - i.e. Amazon itself.
An illness pushed a Westminster family into poverty. The Growing Home program helped them climb out. 25.12.2018 Denver Post: Local
One woman's vision of tackling the unrecognized problem of homeless families in the suburbs has grown into a 20-year program that provides housing and a wide range of services.
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Multiple job changes, an old friendship and fighting crime: Denver’s new public safety director speaks 18.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Troy Riggs, Denver's new public safety director, has changed jobs a lot but he says he wants to be in Denver to continue a career in law enforcement and local government.
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A town clings to its small-town identity under pressure 9.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Manhattan, Montana, has become a bedroom community with full schools but few businesses.
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