All Stories"> All Stories en-us Candlewood Suites proposed for Longmont LONGMONT ndash Boulder-based real estate developers Stephen Tebo and David Chaknova are joint-venture partners in a project that could bring a 105-room hotel to the southwest corner of Longmont in an area that already has four hotels. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:23:00 EST Amgen shutting down Boulder, Longmont sites Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 percent to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, including those in Boulder and Longmont, even as it reported very strong second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:10:00 EST Mapleton property sold twice in 7 months BOULDER - The Mapleton Center in Boulder, which houses Boulder Community Health's rehabilitation services, has been sold for the second time this year.Mapleton Hill Investments LLC, registered to Don Altman, a partner of AGR Building Inc. in Boulder, purchased the property for 15 million from Crystal Ridge Colorado LLC... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:52:00 EST Colorado sees record visitor numbers in 2013 Colorado hosted a record 64.6 million visitors who left 17.3 billion in the state in 2013.The 2013nbsp spending figure represents an increase of 5 percent over 2012, in which the state hosted 57.9 million visitors who spent almost 17 billion, according to the travel-research firm Dean Runyon amp Associates.Sixty... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:16:00 EST Encision reports 8 percent decrease in 1Q revenue BOULDER ndash Medical-device company Encision Inc. ECIAPK posted revenue of nearly 2.5 million for its first quarter of fiscal year 2015 ending June 30, an 8-percent decrease from the same period a year ago.Boulder-based Encision did narrow its loss versus last year. Net loss in the first quarter was 202,000, or 2... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:52:00 EST Level 3 posts profit, announces 600M private offering BROOMFIELD ndash Level 3 Communications Inc. NYSE LVLT posted its third quarterly profit in a row and announced a proposed 600 million private offering of senior notes on Tuesday.nbsp Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:03:00 EST Denver ranks first in nation in employment opportunities Denver ranked first in the nation in employment and earning opportunities in a survey released Monday. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:51:00 EST Gessler OKs racetrack casino gambling ballot measure A measure proposing to legalize casino gambling at the Arapahoe Park racetrack in Aurora received the green light Monday from Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler to appear on the November ballot. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:48:00 EST Oil gas commission approves Platteville well despite protest Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission members stated while the concern is there, they felt comfortable with approving the well. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:41:00 EST Fort Collins Trader Joe's opening delayed to 2015 Shoppers eagerly awaiting the opening of Trader Joe's in Midtown Fort Collins will have to cool their heels a little longer. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:34:00 EST Craft beer sales up 18 percent through June BOULDER - Craft beer keeps wooing more American taste buds, with sales for the first half of the year increasing by 18 percent compared with the same period last year, according to mid-year figures from the Brewers Association.The Boulder-based trade association that represents craft breweries, said Monday that craft... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:45:00 EST Dot Hill Systems to discuss 2Q earnings Aug. 7 LONGMONT - Dot Hill Systems Corp. Nasdaq HILL, a supplier of storage systems based in Longmont, is scheduled to release its second-quarter 2014 financial results Thursday, Aug. 7.nbspnbsp nbsp A conference call is scheduled to take place at 9 a.m. that day.A live audio webcast will be aired online at Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:48:00 EST Sam's Club paid 3.9 million for mall land LONGMONT - Sam's Club paid 3.9 million for approximately 13 acres of land at The Village at the Peaks along Hover Street in Longmont, according to public records made available Monday.Sam's Club plans to build a 136,000-square-foot store to anchor the northernmost portion of the village, an outdoor retail center that will... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:46:00 EST CSU professor to work on crop for biofuels FORT COLLINS - Colorado State University professor John McKay has been awarded nearly 1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new crop for biofuels.A team led by McKay - an associate professor of bioagricultural sciences who also holds the title of Monfort Professor - will focus on the plant species... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:23:00 EST New Belgium Brewing opens doors to new lab For New Belgium Brewing, beer quality always has been important. But after 23 years in business in Fort Collins, and with a second, East Coast brewery on the way in Asheville, N.C., the chemistry lab was ready for an upgrade. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:49:00 EST