All Stories"> All Stories en-us Income not keeping up with increasing rental rates Forget 30 percent of your household income going toward rent and utilities. If you're renting in Boulder or Fort Collins, the figure is leaving 30 percent in the dust.A report released this week by real estate website and compiled for the New York Times showed that median rent as a percentage of the median... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:17:00 EST City staff recommends demolishing events center BOULDER - City of Boulder staff is recommending to city council to adopt a plan to demolish the event center building at Flatirons Golf Course, repair the snack bar and construct new restroom facilities for golf patrons as an interim step toward the future construction of a new golf clubhouse and possible event space.Staff... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:42:00 EST Bonds for Longmont's broadband project on sale LONGMONT - The city of Longmont has selected Chicago-based Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley amp Co. to underwrite the revenue bonds that will fund the construction of Longmont's citywide fiber-optic broadband network.Revenue generated by the network will be used to repay the bonds that Standard amp Poors has given an insured... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:36:00 EST Chrismans will give 10 million to CU law school BOULDER - Real estate developer and tax attorney Byron Chrisman and his wife, Carlene, have committed 10 million to endow two faculty positions at Colorado Law, the University of Colorado- Boulder's law school.The estate gift, which the university will receive when the Chrismans die, will represent the largest cash gift in... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:41:00 EST New Sky wins 500,000 grant to further work BOULDER - New Sky Energy LLC on Tuesday was awarded a 500,000 grant to further an environmentally friendly process it is working on for sweetening sour natural gas.Boulder-based New Sky was one of 24 companies awarded one of the grants, which came from Alberta, Canada-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corp. The... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:34:00 EST Cohen named CMO of MediJane Holdings LONGMONT - MediJane Holdings Inc. has hired Dr. Joseph Cohen from Boulder as chief medical officer. MediJane Holdings OTCQB MJMD has its principal executive offices in Longmont and is led by president Ronald Lusk.MediJane is in the business of marketing and distributing products within the medicinal-marijuana... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:33:00 EST Broadmoor lends name to Colorado Springs' World Arena Top-name entertainment and professional sporting events are coming soon to Colorado Springs, thanks to a multiyear agreement between World Arena and Anschutz Entertainment Group. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:00 EST Foothills Mall public financing amendment tabled until May 6 Fort Collins City Council Tuesday voted 5-1 to table until May 6 the matter of an amendment to the public financing agreement for the redevelopment of the Foothills mall, which would allow developer Alberta Development Partners to issue bonds earlier than previously agreed upon, signed in January. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:55:00 EST Recruiter Air Energi opens Denver office to serve oil boom An international energy employment firm is opening a Denver office to help the booming oil-and-gas sector find enough qualified workers. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:51:00 EST Former Camera building demo plans causing angst among neighbors Demolition plans for the former Daily Camera property in downtown Boulder have hit a stumbling block over concerns about a shared wall on the Walnut Street side and the effects from the planned 22-month construction project. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:47:00 EST Twitter's acquisition of Gnip reaps rewards, risks BOULDER - Altimeter Group industry analyst Susan Etlinger, who focuses on social-media analytics, said Twitter Inc.'s announcement Tuesday that it has acquired Boulder-based Gnip Inc. gives Gnip a solid opportunity and the financial backing to add more layers to its services.nbspBut there are some risks involved. For one,... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:40:00 EST CU to break ground May 12 for sports facilities upgrades BOULDER - The University of Colorado-Boulder said it will break ground May 12 on several new athletics facilities and upgrades to Folsom Field without disclosing if a required fundraising goal has been met.The CU Board of Regents approved the facilities upgrades in December, but required that one-third of the funds for the... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:29:00 EST High Country Millwork sold to Fleetwood Acquisition LONGMONT - High Country Millwork, a manufacturer of custom store furnishings for the retail industry, has been acquired by the Fleetwood Acquisition Corp.Longmont-based High Country Millworks will continue to operate out of its 87,000-square-foot plant in Longmont. Financial terms of the deal were not... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:09:00 EST Angel investment group to hold marijuana summit DENVER - Rockies Venture Club will hold the first Cannabis Capital Summit on May 29, bringing together marijuana-industry leaders, venture capitalists, angel investors, banking and legal experts, and entrepreneurs to address potential risks, opportunities and the future the new industry.Investing in marijuana presents an... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:54:00 EST Noodles will post 1Q financial results April 29 BROOMFIELD - Fast-casual restaurant chain Noodles amp Company Nasdaq NDLS will conduct a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2014 financial results at 230 p.m., Tuesday, April 29.Participating in the call will be Kevin Reddy, chairman and chief executive Keith Kinsey, president and chief operating officer... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:45:00 EST