Dan Greenwood http://www.kunc.org en Unemployment Levels Continue To Decline In Colorado http://www.kunc.org/post/unemployment-levels-continue-decline-colorado <p>June 2014 marks yet another gain in job growth and a steadily decreasing unemployment rate for Colorado. These gains can be thanked largely on the public sector, although private sector jobs are on the rise as well. &nbsp;</p><p>The state comes out ahead compared to the national average with several northern Front Range counties faring significantly better than the rest of the state.</p><p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:06:20 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58931 at http://www.kunc.org Unemployment Levels Continue To Decline In Colorado Breweries Double Nationwide With The West Leading The Way http://www.kunc.org/post/breweries-double-nationwide-west-leading-way <p>If you’re a fan of craft beer, you’re not alone. Breweries nationwide have doubled between 2007 and 2012, with shipments of $28 billion. That marks a 33.6 percent growth in revenue within a five-year span. Colorado is one of a handful of states that have led the way.</p><p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:28:18 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58594 at http://www.kunc.org Breweries Double Nationwide With The West Leading The Way Colorado Welcomes More Refugees As Numbers Swell Worldwide http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-welcomes-more-refugees-numbers-swell-worldwide <p>With global conflicts on the rise, refugee numbers have catapulted to more than 50 million worldwide, making the number of displaced people from conflicts the highest seen since World War II. Colorado has a larger share of refugees than most states, with the majority coming from Bhutan and Myanmar.</p><p> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:31:55 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58051 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Welcomes More Refugees As Numbers Swell Worldwide For Small Business Friendliness, Fort Collins Tops Denver http://www.kunc.org/post/small-business-friendliness-fort-collins-tops-denver <p>Fort Collins and the rest of the Front Range are no strangers to ranking high in economic development. A new survey places the city as the second highest in the nation when it comes to hiring new workers. Colorado Springs also received high rankings, but Denver’s reputation is faltering.</p><p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Dan Greenwood 57746 at http://www.kunc.org For Small Business Friendliness, Fort Collins Tops Denver Fort Collins Bike Library Expansion Adds To Colorado's Bike Friendly Status http://www.kunc.org/post/fort-collins-bike-library-expansion-adds-colorados-bike-friendly-status <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; line-height: 13.45pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="color: rgb(61, 60, 60); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 9.5pt; line-height: 13.45pt;">Many cities in Colorado and beyond offer bike rentals for a fee through kiosks, but Fort Collins is taking it a step further as the city adds a new bike library satellite location at Colorado State University. </span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; line-height: 13.45pt; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><span style="color: rgb(61, 60, 60); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 9.5pt; line-height: 13.45pt;">It’s not just students that have access, residents and visitors will be allowed to check out a bike at no cost whether it’s a trip to the store or a leisurely ride throughout the city.</span></p><p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 17:31:58 +0000 Dan Greenwood 57464 at http://www.kunc.org Fort Collins Bike Library Expansion Adds To Colorado's Bike Friendly Status