GOP on 2016 RNC: This is a ‘business decision’

Clockwise from top left: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Kansas City and Denver. (AP, Getty Images, US Presswire and USA TODAY file photos)(Photo: KUSA) USA TODAY – Some delegates to the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa may still remember the hours they spent waiting for buses and shuttling to their faraway hotels, […]

9News: Construction could mean heavy traffic at DIA this weekend

KUSA-9News in Denver is the television news partner of the Denver Business Journal. Its content is copyright © Multimedia Holdings Corporation and is used by permission. The Terminal East passenger drop-off area at Denver International Airport will be completely closed this weekend while crews finish construction work on the new Level 6 East Bridge. During […]

Up To Speed: Apple suppliers hint at iPhone 6 production trouble

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., takes a photograph during the launch of the iPhone 5c and 5s. David A. Arnott Assistant News Editor Email  |  Google+  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn Apple suppliers have warned that an issue with display panel production could delay the expected launch of the tech giant’s iPhone 6 […]

Outstanding Women in Business winners talk about ‘being their best selfie’ (Video)

August 22, 2014–The winners of the 2014 Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business take selfies (some reluctantly). (video by Kathleen Lavine / Denver Business Journal) Kathleen Lavine Photographer- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Facebook  |  Twitter Most successful women in business have had to be “self-ish” — as in, developing a sense of self […]

DBJ women’s award nominees discuss their worst jobs

The Denver Business Journal surveyed the 2014 Outstanding Women in Business nominees and received 92 responses. Here are some of the answers to the question: What was the worst job you ever had? Jennifer Ades / Hitachi Consulting The worst job I have ever had was when I had to review the loan files of […]

DBJ women’s award nominees discuss wage disparity

The Denver Business Journal surveyed the 2014 Outstanding Women in Business nominees and received 92 responses. Here are some of the answers to the question: Many studies have found that in the aggregate, men on average are paid more than women, often for doing the same work.What’s needed in business to correct this disparity and […]

DBJ women’s award nominees discuss memorable career moments

The Denver Business Journal surveyed the 2014 Outstanding Women in Business nominees and received 92 responses. Here are some of the answers to the question: What was the most memorable moment in your career? Jessica Acosta / Environmental Consulting Services Starting my business and getting that first contract has definitely been one of the most […]

Lafayette group files motion to block oil and gas industry’s lawsuit, enforce local fracking ban

Residents of Lafayette seeking to enforce a voter-supported fracking ban filed a motion this week for a preliminary injunction against the state, Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. The motion aims to prohibit the state’s oil and gas industry from using the Colorado Oil and Gas Act to invalidate the town’s […]

Vandals poke holes in walls, dump paint in home under construction in Erie’s Candlelight Ridge

Erie police are looking for leads after a house under construction in the Candlelight Ridge neighborhood was burglarized and vandalized sometime over the weekend. Police said an unoccupied house under construction in the 200 block of Meadow View Parkway was broken into sometime over the weekend.  The suspect or suspects forced entry though a back […]

‘Spirit of the peach’ roars to life for Lafayette’s annual extravaganza

Peach Fest by the numbers 30,000 pounds of peaches 20,000 attendees 4,500 servings of cobbler 500 peach pies 250 vendors 150 volunteers It speaks volumes that on the day of his hometown’s peach festival, Palisade orchard owner Robert Shaw was 250 miles away, peddling more than 30,000 of his plumpest gems in Lafayette, the state’s […]

Alex Midyette’s attorney: Transfer not a case of special treatment

An attorney who represented Alex Midyette, the Boulder County man convicted in 2009 of neglecting his dying infant son, maintains Midyette was not given preferential treatment when he was transferred out of prison after serving less than one-third of his original sentence. Boulder lawyer Paul McCormick said the county’s Community Corrections Board was correct when […]

Competition takes back seat to fun at Broomfield’s Mini Mini Haha triathlon for kids

Competition was out and fun was most decidedly in Sunday as 168 kids participated in Broomfield’s fourth annual Mini Mini Haha Kids Triathlon. To see them storming the Community Center pool, zipping down the bike path and running to the finish line was to witness pure zeal for fun and fitness. Families cheered on their […]

22 things to do today, Aug. 22, in Boulder County

Captured live in the summer of 2013, the Rolling Stones historic and triumphant return to Hyde Park was without doubt the event of the summer. Over 100,000 fans of all ages packed into the park for two spectacular outdoor concerts to watch Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood do what they do […]

Landfill-free Boulder County could mean greater ash borer risk nearby

Officials in communities directly outside Boulder County aren’t keen on a decision made late last year by the Colorado Department of Agriculture to place areas free of the destructive emerald ash borer inside the state’s quarantine area. Dave High, Golden’s forester, said he was “dismayed” when he learned that the Republic Landfill, just a few […]

Expect Denver International Airport traffic snarls this weekend

Passengers being dropped off at Denver International Airport this weekend will need to factor in an extra 30 minutes to make their flight because of traffic-lane closures on the terminal’s east side, officials say. The airport, which is making the final push on its bridge-reconstruction project at Jeppesen Terminal, will close the east side’s Level […]

Tejay van Garderen able to enjoy scenic ride on USA Pro Challenge Stage 4

COLORADO SPRINGS — The contrast in the way Jens Voigt and Tejay van Garderen approached the scenery of Colorado Springs on Thursday said a lot about their goals in the 70-mile circuit stage. Spectacular aerial shots from above the Garden of the Gods during the race telecast depicted Colorado at its best, but Voigt wasn’t […]

June explosion that destroyed Thornton house determined to be suicide

A June home explosion that killed one man and left the neighborhood littered with debris was a suicide, a Thornton Police and Fire investigation determined. According to police, Gary Pine, 59, deliberately tried to kill himself on June 19 at the home on the 13000 block of Monroe Drive, near Cottonwood Lakes Boulevard and Monroe […]

Lafayette group files motion to block oil and gas industry’s lawsuit, enforce local fracking ban

Residents of Lafayette seeking to enforce a voter-supported fracking ban filed a motion this week for a preliminary injunction against the state, Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. The motion aims to prohibit the state’s oil and gas industry from using the Colorado Oil and Gas Act to invalidate the town’s […]

Major NFL Rule Changes For 2014 Season

By Andrew Kahn The biggest rule change of the 2014 NFL season won’t require a single edit in the rule book. That’s because, technically, it’s not a change. The league has simply made aggressive play in the defensive backfield a “point of emphasis.” Initiating contact five yards beyond the line of scrimmage and illegal hands […]

Sharrif Floyd Looks To Continue Vikings Tradition Of Good Defensive Tackles

By Joseph Gunther CBS Local Sports presents 32 Players in 32 Days, a daily feature focusing on one impact player from each NFL team. Name: Sharrif Floyd – DT – #73Height: 6’3″Weight: 305 lbs.Age: 23Hometown: Philadelphia, PACollege: FloridaExperience: 2nd season The Minnesota Vikings have a history of having good defensive tackles. It started with Gary […]

Petitioner says museum won’t meet halfway

Lisbeth Oden: More education about plight of tortoises needed The woman who started a petition calling on the Aspen Art Museum to end its exhibit featuring iPads affixed to the shells of endangered African tortoises pushed the institution to do more to inform the public about the ills of keeping tortoises as house […]

School board looks to renew city sales tax in 2016

Ongoing local funding seen as key by school district Members of the Aspen School District board of education say they will likely need to ask city voters to renew a sales tax for education in the next two years, and that the community needs to start discussing the broader issue of long-term local […]

Governor thinks new major dam project ‘unlikely’

Hickenlooper says statewide water planning has been ‘productive’ Gov. John Hickenlooper told members of the Colorado Water Congress on Thursday that he thinks it’s “unlikely” that public opinion in the state has shifted in favor of a new major dam project being built in the state, even in the face of population growth and […]

Viceroy Hotel cites state law in bleach ingestion lawsuit

An upscale hotel in Snowmass Village that is a defendant in a lawsuit acknowledges it served water containing bleach to a Basalt woman, but in a recent court filing the Viceroy Hotel disputes whether serving the chemical created a dangerous situation under state law. That argument is hard to believe, responded the lawyer […]