User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Regional
Category: Development :: Community Development
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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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When a town wants to grow — but not too quickly 8.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Three Forks has weathered much. Facing new pressures, can it stay in control?
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Remote Rangely aims for a retail revival to diversify its boom-and-bust oil economy 19.1.2018 Denver Post: Business
As in other remote towns, business owners in Rangely in northwest Colorado operate in a challenging environment -- they're a critical resource for those who live in the region yet face growing competition for the local retail dollar. Additional obstacles, such as a downturn in the oil industry that has created economic challenges in many rural areas of Colorado, demand that they draw on all their reserves of resilience and adaptability.
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Full text of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s final State of the State speech 12.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
The following are Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's prepared remarks for his final State of the State speech. The Democrat's actual speech could vary.
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Can rural towns stem the trend of population decline? 11.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Small-town Choteau, Montana, is working to find answers to the question that is plaguing 23 of the state’s counties.
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