Business

12:29pm

Wed August 17, 2011
Business

Boulder Voters to Decide Utility Measure in November

Creative Commons

After months of debate the Boulder City Council unanimously decided Tuesday night to let voters have the final say on whether the city should leave Xcel Energy and create their own utility.

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9:36am

Wed August 17, 2011
Marketplace Whiteboard Video

The name's Bond. Eurobond.

The name's Bond. Eurobond. from Marketplace on Vimeo.

Europeans are worried that countries like Italy and Greece, struggling with heavy debts, could fail, and threaten the Euro. Their solution – a Eurobond. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains what a Eurobond is, and why some people don’t like the idea.

12:36pm

Tue August 16, 2011
Farming & Business

Farmers Markets Grow Nationally, in Colorado

A scene from the Greeley farmers market
greeleygov . com

New figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture show that farmers markets are becoming more common across the country – and Colorado is among the top five states seeing growth over the past year. 

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6:00am

Wed August 10, 2011
Agriculture

Cattle Branding at Issue in New USDA Rule

Under a new proposed USDA rule to be published tomorrow, ear tags would be the primary form of identification for cattle transported across state lines.
Grace Hood

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will publish a proposed rule later this week that would remove hot-iron cattle branding from the list of official livestock identification methods available to cattle producers. And that doesn’t sit well with some Colorado ranchers moving livestock across state lines.

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12:30pm

Fri August 5, 2011
Business

Pinnacol Withdraws as State Employee Claims Administrator

Pinnacol

The embattled state-owned workers' compensation insurer of last resort has withdrawn as the administrator of state employee claims, forcing Colorado to hire an independent contractor.

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