All Stories"> All Stories en-us Hospital changes name to Boulder Community Health BOULDER - Boulder Community Hospital will rebrand to better reflect the organization's expanded footprint, changing its name to Boulder Community Health.The hospital's reach is now spread across 18 locations in six communities, according to a statement issued Tuesday.Boulder Community Health started 92 years... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:43:00 EST Xcel Energy seeks to reduce energy efficiency programs DENVER - Xcel Energy Inc. NYSE XEL is seeking to lower goals it must meet for energy efficiency, saying it has made major strides in this arena, and that wringing additional savings will be difficult and costly for rate payers.Xcel is arguing for lower standards during hearings this week at the Colorado Public Utilities... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:12:00 EST Flood recovery funds available through state program DENVER - Small businesses and nonprofit organizations in 24 counties that suffered substantial economic losses because of the September 2013 flooding may qualify for a grant or loan.nbspThe Colorado Department of Local Affairs' Recover Colorado Business Grant and Loan Program is accepting applications this month. The... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:05:00 EST Two Moms in The Raw moving HQ to Longmont LONGMONT - Two Moms in The Raw Inc., makers of healthy snacks, has leased 24,000 square feet of industrial space in Longmont and will move its headquarters and manufacturing operations there in June.Two Moms, founded in 2006 by Shari Leidich, leased the space at 1200 South Fordham St. It will move from 1370 Miners Drive in... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:49:00 EST Bioscience industry faces challenge of attracting talent, VC BOULDER - Obstacles to landing funding and difficulty in attracting business development talent are two major challenges for local bioscience companies despite a wealth of world-class science being conducted in the Boulder area. That was a major focus of local executives gathered Tuesday for BizWest's CEO Roundtable... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:02:00 EST Dot Hill Systems to present 1Q financial results May 8 LONGMONT - Data-storage firm Dot Hill Systems Corp. Nasdaq HILL in Longmont will release its first quarter 2014 financial results May 8.A conference call will take place at 9 a.m. Mountain time. A live audio webcast can be accessed at in the Investor Relations section.To listen via telephone,... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:55:00 EST UCHealth to create 63 million DNA research center AURORA ndash University of Colorado Health will invest 63 million in a new Center for Personalized Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, which will use DNA and molecular testing to provide better health care.The center will be primarily located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, but will serve as a resource for the... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:38:00 EST Boulder Brands sets 1Q report dates Boulder Brands Inc. NasdaqGM BDBD, a consumer packaged food company will announce its first quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, May 8. The Boulder-based company will provide a live audio webcast of its earnings conference call at 930 a.m. The webcast will be a listen-only format. Investors and analysts may dial... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:43:00 EST Grain-free restaurant Blooming Beets opening in May BOULDER - Blooming Beets Kitchen, a grain-free restaurant, will have a grand opening Saturday, May 17, at 3303 30th St. in Boulder.Owner and founder Iva Paleckova has spent three years bringing the restaurant to fruition. She said this will be the first of its kind in the Boulder area. The owner and staff are labeling it... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:25:00 EST Longmont council to look at Comcast agreement Tuesday LONGMONT - Longmont City Council on Tuesday night is scheduled to vote on first reading whether to approve a new cable television franchise agreement with Comcast that generates nearly 1 million per year annually for the city.The new 10-year agreement contains a few differences from the current contract Longmont has with... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:00:00 EST 43North looking for entrepreneurs to enter contest BOULDER - 43North, a business-plan competition with 5 million in prizes, is looking for startups to compete.43North's startup liaison Dan Gigante is giving a number of talks Monday and Tuesday in Boulder and Denver to present information about the contest and its application process.Entrepreneurs who enter the... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:41:00 EST Boulder partnership pays 6 million for Hilltop Plaza BOULDER - The Boulder-based Keneth C. Schneider Family Limited Partnership LLP closed last week on the 6,046,000 purchase of the Hilltop Plaza retail center at 1310 College Ave. on University Hill in Boulder.The local group bought the 25,770-square-foot building from GCP Hilltop Plaza LLC, an Illinois-based entity,... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:24:00 EST Apartment complex in Fort Collins sells for 39 million FORT COLLINS - Boulder County couple Jeff and Mindy Sanders this month paid 39 million to purchase the 240-unit Terra Vida apartment complex in southeast Fort Collins.The deal came a little more than a month after the pair sold 116 apartments at the Uptown Broadway development in Boulder for 26.9 million.The... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:51:00 EST Construction begins on Longmont Museum addition LONGMONT - Construction has begun on the 250-seat Stewart Auditorium, a new performance venue at the Longmont Museum amp Cultural Center at 400 Quail Road in Longmont. The new auditorium, scheduled for completion in spring 2015, is designed for a variety of events including musical performances, dance, independent films... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:02:00 EST NASA leader tours LASP talks about commercial space travel BOULDER - NASA administrator Charles Bolden on Friday said that for the next generation of crewed spacecraft like Sierra Nevada Corp.'s Dream Chaser to succeed commercially the industry needs to come up with more destinations.Getting astronauts to the International Space Station is great, and NASA needs a vehicle to get... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:28:00 EST