Monday - September 23, 2019

Business News

How a 13-year-old with acne became a 15-year-old makeup artist and online influencer - Sun, 22 Sep 2019
Sydney Sikes slurps down the last of her Capri Sun juice pouch, and in that moment, you're reminded that just a couple months earlier she turned 15.

Drug dealers are peddling steroids on Facebook and YouTube - Sun, 22 Sep 2019
Drug dealers are turning to Facebook and other popular social media sites to peddle steroids, raising more questions about whether the companies are properly policing their platforms.

Facebook is still trying to make the Portal happen - Sun, 22 Sep 2019
Facebook isn’t giving up on its dream of putting a camera in everyone’s home.

The completely correct guide to getting off a plane - Sun, 22 Sep 2019
On a Spirit Airlines flight to Los Angeles earlier this year, I shrank into my seat as chaos broke out a couple rows behind me. We had just landed at Los Angeles International Airport and were taxiing to the gate when a woman started to yell about wanting to get off the plane. Now.

Grand Junction’s BLM headquarters will share a building with oil and gas companies - Sat, 21 Sep 2019
The Bureau of Land Management’s new headquarters here will share an office building with oil and gas groups, provoking strong criticisms from environmentalists and a defense from the senator who orchestrated the headquarters move.

Tri-State officially retires Nucla coal-fired power plant well ahead of planned 2022 closure - Sat, 21 Sep 2019
Tri-State Generation and Transmission, which provides wholesale power to rural electric associations across Colorado, has officially closed one of its coal power plants ahead of schedule.

“Efficiency” jobs make up 22% of Colorado’s energy sector, new report says - Sat, 21 Sep 2019
The number of Coloradans working in energy efficiency grew by 7.2% in 2018 and they now make up 22 percent of the state's energy workers, a new report says.

More signs emerging of an economic slowdown in Colorado, state forecasters warn - Sat, 21 Sep 2019
State economists are trimming their forecasts for economic growth and tax revenue collections after business spending and exports declined more than expected.

Walmart to stop selling all e-cigarettes at U.S. stores, citing “regulatory complexity and uncertainty” - Fri, 20 Sep 2019
Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes at its U.S. stores, the company said Friday, as vaping-related deaths and illnesses are rising across the country.

From John Elway to the founder of Chuck E. Cheese, here’s some advice for aspiring entrepreneurs - Fri, 20 Sep 2019
Denver Startup Week wraps up Friday, panels and special events organized as part of it can't benefit from some the wisdom imparted there. Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, has some ideas for would-be entrepreneurs.