Economic Development


Mon September 9, 2013

Bumpy Roll-out For BrandColorado

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As we reported Aug. 29, Colorado has selected a new marketing logo and slogan after a multi-month campaign that launched back in April. While the mark is primarily aimed at out-of-state clientele, reception in state has been less than positive.
Source: Businessweek
Colorado wanted a makeover. It felt square and out-of-style, and it worried that every time you looked at a map you might mistake it for Wyoming. So, last week, the Rocky Mountain state unveiled a new logo: a green, snow-capped mountain emblazoned with the state's "CO" initials.


Thu August 29, 2013
Colorado Identity

The Winner Is In: New Colorado Logo Chosen

The triangle concept logo by Evan Hecox is the new state symbol
Making Colorado


Tue August 6, 2013

Johnstown Moves Forward With Firearms Facility

A sketch of what the proposed Liberty Arms Institute would look like from a May 2013 proposal.
The Architects' Studio Inc.

The city of Johnstown has given initial approval for what could be one of the largest indoor shooting ranges and retail spaces in Colorado.

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Fri July 19, 2013
Colorado Identity

Making Colorado Seeks Feedback, Colorado Flag Gets The Love Instead

The Colorado flag, designed by Andrew Carlisle Johnson in 1911
Kimberly Vardeman Flickr - Creative Commons


Thu May 23, 2013

Broader Competition For USDA's 'Rural' Dollars

Eugene Jacquez’s family has grown beans and raised sheep at the base of the Culebra peaks in San Luis, Colo., for generations. He belongs to the Rio Culebra Cooperative and says without federal funding, many of his neighbors will be reluctant to sell to the co-op.
Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media

As lawmakers debate the Farm Bill in Washington, millions of dollars are at stake for small businesses across the country. Rural development grants go out to everything from home loans to water projects to small co-ops.

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