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Judge orders U.S. to revive public role in oil and gas lease sales

A federal judge has ordered the reinstatement of public participation opportunities in oil and gas lease sales in Western states that were largely eliminated by the Trump administration to speed up sales.

Monday, Sep 24


Keystone XL developer plans to start construction in 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and…


SiriusXM presses play on deal with Pandora Media

Subscription radio company SiriusXM says it's buying music streaming service Pandora Media Inc. in a deal valued at about $3.5 billion that will allow it to expand its service beyond cars and into mobile devices and homes.


Facial-recognition scanners at U.S. airports raise privacy concerns

When a facial recognition scanner helped authorities nab a man trying to enter the country using someone else’s passport at Dulles International Airport last month, officials heralded the technology as a “step forward” in protecting the…


Colorado oil and gas setbacks proponents try and fail to reach Democrat Party leaders at fundraiser

Ten demonstrators marched trying to reach Democrat party political leaders at a Denver fundraiser Sunday, urging support for Colorado's setbacks Proposition 112 ballot measure that would require a 2,500-foot buffer separating new oil and…


WATCH: Broncos post-game report — Breaking down the Denver-Baltimore Week 3 game

Denver Post reporters Ryan O’Halloran and Kyle Fredrickson break down what happened during the Broncos’ 27-14 loss to the Ravens on Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.


Pueblo-based firm aims to create 600 jobs in Georgia

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- A Colorado-based company says it plans to create 600 jobs in Georgia over the next five years.

Sunday, Sep 23


Two wind energy projects proposed in south-central Wyoming

RIVERTON, Wyo. -- Two large wind energy projects that would generate a combined 780 megawatts of electricity are being proposed in south-central Wyoming.


An Apple I computer is expected to fetch $300K

More than 40 years after being produced, one of about 60 surviving Apple I computers out of 200 made — and rarer still, fully functioning and untouched by modifications — will be auctioned Tuesday.

Seven expectations if you sell your business to a private equity firm

Recently, Kevin and his board of directors asked me to join them in a discussion of how a private equity (PE) firm will value its business and what to expect in their examination of the company. A few weeks earlier, a PE firm had…


Succulents, scents, spices: Tanner Gun Show’s surprising vendors

The Tanner Gun show may be the largest gun show in Colorado, but sandwiched between handguns and holsters are a handful of crafty vendors that would fit right in at your local yuppie farmers' market.


Robot smackdowns, hovering drones were among the draws at Energy Day

Energy Day recognized students in various science competitions from around the state giving away more than $6000 in scholarships for their achievements.

Saturday, Sep 22


Independent gear shop moves from bungalow to century-old theater as gentrification alters Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood

The Denver Post

Jimmy Funkhouser expects a swirl of conflicting emotions Sunday when he closes the doors to his store on Tennyson Street for the last time to make way for demolition and redevelopment, a trend that is radically altering the funky character…

Don’t understand blockchain? Denver Startup Week events will provide deeper understanding of new technology.

The Denver Post

The seventh annual Denver Startup Week gets underway Monday and will offer more than 350 free programs covering just about all elements of the entrepreneurial business by the time it wraps on Friday. Those consulting Monday's schedule…


With fees gone, advocates urge Colorado consumers to freeze their credit reports

CoPIRG, the consumer advocacy group, urged Colorado consumers to immediately freeze their credit reports with the three major credit bureaus after fees to do that were lifted on Friday.


Preliminary tests show emissions “significantly reduced” at Lakewood plant flagged for elevated potential cancer risk

Colorado health officials are planning to take additional air samples near a Lakewood facility that was identified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month as a place where gas emissions could potentially raise the risk for…

Friday, Sep 21


Colorado unemployment rate ticks up in August

Colorado employers added 1,500 nonfarm job between July and August, but government employers did the heavy lifting when it came to hiring, according to a monthly update Friday from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.


A Colorado ski resort was named the “Best in the West” by SKI Magazine

SKI Magazine named two top resorts this year -- one in the West and one in the East -- and will feature the winners in its debut "Resorts of the Year" issue.


Zillow, Opendoor entering Denver home market with instant offers

The Denver Post

Zillow has become the go-to site for consumers wanting an estimate of a home's value or a list of what's available for sale in a neighborhood. But this fall, it will take up a notch when it starts to make offers on Denver-area homes.

Colorado BLM considers deferring parcels on Western Slope in upcoming oil and gas lease auction

The Colorado BLM says it's considering whether to pull some parcels from a December federal oil and gas lease sale after Gov. John Hickenlooper and Sen. Michael Bennet joined local officials and residents in expressing concerns.


Colorado Springs pushes to lock in $28 million in state incentives to finish “City for Champions” project

Colorado Springs pulled the goalie on Thursday, bringing a large delegation, including mayor John Suthers and Denver Broncos CEO Joe Ellis, in a last-minute push to lock in $28 million in incentives from the Colorado Economic Development…

Thursday, Sep 20


Solar energy company makes Pivot to new name, services as it expands

Denver-based Microgrid Energy, a solar energy developer, has changed its name to Pivot Energy and plans to expand its range of services and open new offices on the East and West coasts.


You can now buy tickets for Winter Park Express’ 2019 season

The ski train, which carries people between Denver and the mountains, will start service Jan. 4 and run through March 31. Tickets cost $29.

Denver’s Capitol Hill post office location closed following Sept. 7 roof leak

The Denver Post

The roof of the U.S. Postal Service's Capitol Hill branch building in Denver sprang a leak earlier this month and now is expected remain closed to customers until sometime in October while repairs are made.


Six Colorado craft brewers share trends, the future of craft beer and more ahead of GABF 2018

We sent around a questionnaire to some Colorado brewers to get their responses to the latest trends in craft beer, what they think about the coming sale of full-strength beer in grocery stores and what they are looking forward to for GABF.


Colorado a “poster child” for mental health care failings that can lead to deadly outcomes, advocates say

The Denver Post

Colorado has become a “poster child” for failures in the mental health care system, said the executive director of the Treatment Advocacy Center.


Denver Health begins construction on $157 million “one-stop shop” outpatient center

Construction is getting underway on Denver Health's $157 million outpatient center nearly a year after voters approved a bond measure that's partially funding the project.

Denver startup proposes mining funded with cryptocurrency, not mining for cryptocurrency

Bitcoin uses increasingly complex computations to "mine" new coins, consuming vast amounts of electricity and computing power to create a digital currency people are willing to own.


Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids

Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones -- really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don’t lie.


Kiszla: How much longer can little Phillip Lindsay cover for Broncos’ big offensive problems?

The Denver Post

It’s no longer a question of if Phillip Lindsay is the Broncos’ best offensive player, but when he will be elected mayor of Denver.