Colorado unemployment rate continued drop in July

DENVER — Colorado’s unemployment rate continued its months-long downward plunge in July, creeping within a half a percentage point of the pre-COVID-19 pandemic low. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell … Continued

State remains home to much of outdoor sector

While Colorado — and specifically Boulder — remains home to the outdoor industry’s top trade group, the Outdoor Industry Association, the Centennial State will no longer play host to the … Continued

Organic sector thrives despite headwinds

The last year has been something of an out-of-the-frying-pan-into-the-fire situation for the natural and organic industry, which clawed its way out of the COVID-19 pandemic only to face the wrath … Continued

Cannabis markets soften, yet still robust

With its uncanny power to chase away the boredom of being stuck inside during a worldwide pandemic, cannabis usage and sales skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic but have since come … Continued

COVID highlighted region’s bioscience industry

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the strength and capacity for innovation within the region’s bioscience industry, particularly in the Boulder Valley where a number of pharmaceutical and medical-device companies entered the … Continued

Bankers position themselves for economic bumps

Despite economic headwinds whipping and the potential for a recession on the horizon, bankers aren’t getting flashbacks to 2008. “Capital levels remain really high,” Jenifer Waller, president and CEO of … Continued