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  1. Colorado attorney general will launch office targeting fraud
    Fraudsters and scammers keep Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman up at night, she says, and she’s thinking of ways to stay a step ahead of them. It’s been a little more than six months since Coffman launched the StopFraudColorado.gov website. And she’s seeing results – more reports of scammers and fraudsters leading to investigations by her office, she said. “People are certainly more savvy about being mindful of fraud,” she said. “And we’ve done a good job of raising awareness.…
  2. How Obama's greenhouse-gas rules will impact Colorado
    Colorado already is well on its way toward cutting carbon dioxide emissions in the state, the objective of the Obama administration's sweeping plan to cut greenhouse gas pollution across the nation. The national plan, expected to be formally adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today, is said to have a goal of cutting carbon pollution from power plants by 32 percent by the year 2030, compared with 2005 levels. States will have flexibility in how they meet those goals alone or in partnership…
  3. Why did Natural Grocers stock jump Friday?
    Shares in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. jumped by nearly 25 percent in Friday trading. It appears better financial news is in the company's future. The Lakewood company (NYSE: NGVC), which operates natural and organic stores, announced its third-quarter earnings on Thursday afternoon and updated its financial guidance and outlook. The company upped its 2015 fiscal earnings projections from between 63-66 cents per share to 69-72 cents per share. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters First…
  4. Hillary Clinton plans Colorado campaign stop Tuesday
    Hillary Clinton will make her Colorado campaigning debut as an announced presidential candidate in an appearance at a Denver nightclub Tuesday. The Democrat is slated to attend an organizing event at 6 p.m. at Denver's La Rumba nightclub, 99 W. Ninth Avenue. Clinton will be asking supporters to pledge to vote for her at Colorado's presidential caucuses early next year, her campaign said. Clinton has spent much of her time lately courting voters in early-primary-and-caucus states; her campaign…
  5. Colorado Springs: Third-best city to live in, says study
    When it comes to livability, Colorado Springs ranks as the third-best city in the country. That's according to a new study by WalletHub, which used 31 different criteria to rank 62 of the country's largest cities. The list put Austin, Texas at the top and Detroit at the bottom. Colorado cities didn't fare too poorly in the new WalletHub list, with Denver ranking No. 7. Denver ranked highly in categories such as recreation, and Colorado Springs ranked highly for being a great city to be a driver. Cities…
  6. Colorado mining company's CEO to retire
    Jeffrey G. Clevenger, who has served as chairman and CEO of Colorado's Golden Minerals Co. since its founding in 2009, plans to retire as chief executive on Sept. 1, the Golden-based mining company says. Jeffrey Clevenger will remain chairman of Golden Minerals (NYSE MKT: AUMN). The company says that Warren M. Rehn, who has been its president since May, will succeed Clevenger as CEO. Warren Rehn, who joined Golden Minerals in 2012, previously was its senior vice president/exploration and chief…
  7. Long-awaited downtown King Soopers to open next week
    The long-awaited opening of the new full-service King Soopers grocery story at 20th Street and Chestnut Place in downtown Denver will happen Aug. 12. The Denver Post reports the 46,000-square-foot store is located on the bottom floor of a new five-story apartment complex between Union Station and Coors Field. There will be 86 parking spots for cars and an enlarged service desk to handle Colorado Rockies ticket requests, the Post reported. The $82 million total development on the site was announced…
  8. 2 more Colorado ski areas are going high tech this season
    Two more Colorado ski areas — Steamboat and Winter Park — are going high tech this coming ski season with the introduction of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology-embedded lift passes. The ski areas join other Colorado ski areas like Vail and Aspen that have gone the high-tech route for lift passes. Skiers using the RFID technology don't have to show their lift pass to attendants; their RFID pass is scanned and the lift gate is automatically opened. The ski areas are owned by Denver-based…
  9. Strategies: Sales team not cutting it? Here are 10 reasons why
    David Letterman may have retired from the Late Night Show; however, his infamous Top Ten list will probably never retire. It’s half-way through the year and sales organizations are either celebrating or starting to panic. You’re either on plan to hit your sales goals or scrambling to figure out why your sales team isn’t closing business. Here are 10 reasons why companies miss their revenue goals. No. 10: Lack of emotional intelligence. Sales organizations are still buying into the myth that…
  10. Home of the Day: Elegant Wash Park Craftsman
    By Nancy Morgan & Julie Winger, Associate Brokers Home of the Day is presented by the Denver Business Journal with Kentwood Real Estate Cherry Creek. This is your invitation to view some of Denver's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today's featured property. Washington Park911 S. Williams St., Denver, CO 80209 | $1,999,000 This home is an absolutely gorgeous Colorado Modern Craftsman style, situated on an incredible block in Washington…