User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Regional
Category: Development :: Community Development
Last updated: Feb 18 2018 23:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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For Christmas, formerly homeless feed homeless in Boulder 25.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Each year, the program houses 44 people in its dorm and trains them in one of two "social enterprises" --  culinary arts or landscaping. Three-quarters of participants end up with their own housing and a job within about one year.
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In rural Colorado, can art provide an economic engine? 30.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A small town invests in affordable housing for the creative sector.
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I can read: Children learn to tell stories at this community library 26.11.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Paiute Tribe elders navigate a faltering health care system 23.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
As federal funding dwindles, remote Nevada tribes struggle for access.
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PHOTOS: In this season of giving, Campbell Chapel AME makes generous donations to non-profits 20.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
PHOTOS: In this season of giving, Campbell Chapel AME, makes generous donations to non-profits
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Five Points church donates $20,000 to nonprofits 20.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Campbell Chapel AME Church, an historic black congregation in Denver's Five Points neighborhood, donated $20,000 to four non-profit organizations at a Sunday service.
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How the outsourcing of forestry jobs seeps into our public lands debates 30.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cash-strapped agencies use private contractors to the detriment of local communities.
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Colorado Divide: Is hemp the answer for a rural county hoping to rely less on mining? 27.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The threat of extinction has spurred hope in the West End of Montrose County, buoyed by innovation and a bohemian embrace of a new Montrose County economy that moves away from a traditional reliance on mining.
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When federal health care falls short, tribes improvise 27.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
A growing number of tribes manage their own clinics and behavioral programs.
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In New Mexico, demographic shifts have helped job growth 25.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
An influx of immigrants is preventing economic stagnation in the borderlands.
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Warren Village’s College to Career program is providing a path to success for single-parent, low-income families 21.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Warren Village was established in 1974 in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood to offer single-parent families temporary housing. Now it's also helping them get an education.
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Why save the small town? 17.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cities may seem inevitable, but rural communities are finding ways to hang on.
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Infographic: Where in the West young people are moving 16.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Some counties in the region buck the aging trend.
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Amazon should follow DaVita’s lead and not fall for the best cash offer 6.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
I encourage Jeff Bezos and Amazon to choose Colorado for what they’re calling HQ2. And I suggest that they not demand a king’s ransom in return.
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