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

Despite headwinds, manufacturing shows growth

Despite the headwinds created by the pandemic, with workplace health challenges, with supply chains disrupted worldwide and an economic slowdown at the beginning of the health crisis, manufacturing managed to … Continued

Energy companies move toward zero emissions

Statewide, electricity and natural gas rates have moved up as natural gas production went down over the past year. Xcel Energy announced plans to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions from … Continued

Region’s universities fuel state economy

One critical factor in the strength of the Colorado economy — including its ability to outperform the nation during economic downturns — is the presence of institutions of higher education. … 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