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Jun 12, 2024

3D-Printed Housing Underway in Greeley

The “printing” of walls for a Northern Colorado housing development got underway May 30, as Alquist 3D, a pioneering firm in 3D construction printing, began construction on the first of four prototype units of the Hope Springs housing development in Greeley. Developers of Hope Springs, a project of Greeley-Weld Habitat for H[...]

May 26, 2024

Loveland Foundry Rebuilds Jackie Robinson Statue After Theft in Kansas

As he coats a mold of Jackie Robinson with wax, metalsmith Alex Haines reflected on the extra importance of a project that will soon give the city of Wichita, Kansas, a replacement bronze statue of the baseball icon after thieves brazenly destroyed the original. “Many sculptures come through here,” said Haines at the[...]

Blonde woman holding a beer in Holiday Brewing Co. brew room.
Apr 23, 2024

Golden-Based Brewery, Holidaily Brewing Co. Expands to Pacific Northwest with New Distribution Deal

Golden-based Holidaily Brewing Co. announced on Tuesday a statewide distribution agreement in Oregon and Washington through a partnership with Columbia Distributing. Karen Hertz founded Holidaily Brewing Company in 2016 with one taproom in Golden that was open three days a week with three beers on tap. She wasn’t sure if p[...]

Man holding a tablet with tipping screen inside a restaurant.
Apr 23, 2024

Navigating the Impact of Tip Inflation: The Rise of Gratuity Expectations in Colorado and Beyond

For all my life, what with all of the various jobs I have had over the decades, for whatever reason I have never had a job where I received tips, or gratuities, as part of my income. I have been around tipping, of course, as I have had many friends over the years who were […]

Apr 23, 2024

Cyberattacks Are on the Rise, and That Includes Small Businesses. Here’s What You Need to Know

—NEW YORK (AP) — Cyberattacks on businesses are rising, including small businesses. It’s a troubling trend because a breach can be very costly and time-consuming if owners don’t have a plan to deal with one. According to the Verizon 2023 Data Breach Investigations Report, the median cost per ransomware attack —[...]

Apr 20, 2024

Ibotta’s Strong Debut on Wall Street Signals Growth for Digital Coupon Platforms

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Ibotta, a Denver-based and Walmart-backed digital company that offers customers cash-back rewards and rebates on grocery brands ranging from Nestle to Coca-Cola, rose 17% in its Wall Street debut. The stock, which trades under the ticker “IBTA” on the New York Stock exchange, opened Thursd[...]

Bitcoin office building, featuring the bitcoin symbol and people working in their office spaces.
Apr 20, 2024

What You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Latest ‘Halving’

The "miners" who chisel bitcoins out of complex mathematics are taking a 50% pay cut — effectively reducing new production of the world's largest cryptocurrency, again.

Apr 18, 2024

Metro State Unveils ‘Cannabis Hospitality’ Program

A new certificate program at Metropolitan State University of Denver aims to serve as a catalyst in reviving the state’s reputation as the “Silicon Valley of Cannabis.” READ: Weathering the Storm — How the Colorado Cannabis Industry Can Thrive Amidst Market Disruption MSU Denver will be the first higher-education institu[...]

Apr 17, 2024

Survey: 37% of Professionals Save 5-10 Hours a Week Using Generative AI Tools

Contentful has released the findings from its inaugural Generative AI Professional Usage and Perception Survey, shedding light on the perceptions, attitudes and usage of generative AI among professionals globally.

DENVER, COLORADO - OCTOBER 12: The Colorado Rockies played the Philadelphia Phillies in game 4 of the series on October 12, 2009 in Denver Colorado.
Apr 15, 2024

Navigating the New Economics of Baseball: Inside The Colorado Rockies’ Most Strategic Play Yet

“Tinkers-to-Evers-to-Chance” is the rhythmic phrase describing the legendary double-play troika presented by three Chicago Cubs infielders during the early 1900s. The players — shortstop Joe Tinker, second baseman Johhny Evers and first baseman Frank Chance — so reliably broke the hearts of opposing teams by dispatch[...]

Apr 12, 2024

Denver Extends Support to Migrants to Six Months but Limits Spaces

DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Mike Johnston announced a major shift Wednesday in the city’s response to the migrant crisis, extending support to six months but with only about 1,000 spaces. The mayor’s pivot follows failed attempts to get federal aid and deep cuts to the city’s budget as Denver served a total of[...]

Apr 12, 2024

What to Know About the Latest Bird Flu Outbreak in the US (VIDEO)

Dr. Mandy Cohen, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the agency is taking bird flu seriously, but stressed that the virus has already been well studied.