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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 9, 2015

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In New West news: Albuquerque real estate is growing but still lags behind western counterparts, genetically pure bison will return to northern Colorado, Toys for Tots and marijuana dispensaries compete for warehouse space, Wyoming loses one of two Affordable Care Act insurers, and a Wyoming U.S. Representative wants more paddling in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 8, 2015

University of Montana

Here’s your New West News: a University of Montana discovery is bearing fruit, Glacier National Park nears a new visitor record, Idaho Power is exploring its renewable energy options, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper receives flak for his climate change plan, and a Denver-based real estate firm lands a choice portfolio.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 7, 2015

Photo courtesy of Denver International Airport

Today in New West news: Denver International Airport ranks high as a megahub even as Frontier wants to scale back its gates, the DIA Westin wants beer, Yellowstone has had a record year for visitors so far, and Bozeman is assessing how to address its wastewater management.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 6, 2015

downtown bozeman 2013

Today in New West news: Bozeman Fiber is putting in 23 miles of fiber infrastructure, an Idaho timecard software company receives a huge investment, an Albuquerque-based IT firm is expected to double revenue next year, and the Denver Office of Economic Development compiles a funding guide for entrepreneurs.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 5, 2015

Courtesy of Visit Castle Rock

Here’s your New West news: how Castle Rock became ballet shoe mecca, Albuquerque firms see export business expand, Colorado addresses new statewide ozone regulations, Denver-based Smashburger has its eyes on Egypt, and Montana’s cottage food industry sees changes.

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New West Daily Roundup for Oct. 2, 2015

downtown Boise

Today in New West News: two Boise-based businesses help people recovering from mastectomies, Montana senators are in a furor over the Land and Water Conservation Fund, mining contaminants threaten Lake Koocanusa, a district judge has blocked new drilling regulations, and five eastern Montana schools receive humanities funding.

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 30, 2015

Sage grouse

Today’s New West news: mining may be banned on 10 million acres of sage grouse habitat, Denver-based Frontier Airlines soars into the top-five most profitable airlines in the U.S, Salt Lake International Airport will receive a revamp, Utah may be ahead of the pack on incoming emission regulations, a Boulder-based aerospace team claims a bit of credit for the recent ...

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 28, 2015


Today in New West news: Dish Network’s deadline to pay for wireless network frequencies looms, Utah’s $46 million Wasatch Peaks Ranch is up for sale, Boulder, Colorado is ranked high in startup potential, a Seattle-based real estate company has bought up five Denver buildings on Market Street, and Missoula, Montana will be able to taste its first ever legal rye ...

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New West Daily Roundup For Sept. 25, 2015

Downtown Denver

Here’s the latest in New West news: Denver International Airport drops out of the top five busiest airport rankings, Oskar Blues is expanding to Austin, Texas; some Denver marijuana inspectors see their consulting plans go up in smoke, a retail hub in Santa Fe, New Mexico will be replaced with a new art school campus, and Bozeman, Montana is receiving ...

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New West Daily Roundup for Sept. 17, 2015: Raising capital a mixed bag

downtown Boise

Raising capital in the New West for startups and entrepreneurs is a mixed bag these days: while some find a welcoming atmosphere to raise angel or seed funding, others find it extremely challenging to attract even the initial funding, much less attracting venture capital. Today’s New West Daily Roundup covers how three companies are addressing the situation.

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