Denver energy company hit by federal, state suit alleging pollution from Colorado wells

It was unclear immediately whether the lawsuit against PDC is an isolated case, or the first in a wave of similar suits against oil and gas companies working in Colorado's DJ Basin.


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CEO bonuses skew the pay picture in this Colorado county

When C-suite get bonuses, the county posts some of the highest average weekly wages; when they don't, the county finds itself tops in the country for biggest wage declines.


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Colorado sports tech company acquires app startup

TeamSnap Inc., a Boulder-based maker of recreational-sports management software, has acquired another company to expand into helping handle tournaments. What TeamSnap spent acquiring FanAppEvents was not disclosed in today's announcement. Eight-year-old TeamSnap bought Jefferson City, Missouri-based FanAppEvents to add its capability of offering intuitive tournament-related communications to users and tournament management help to organizers, said Dave DuPont, CEO of TeamSnap. “Tournaments are…


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CEO of one of Colorado's largest credit unions retires

After 20 years with Ent Credit Union, its CEO said he will retire in October. Randy Bernstein has been with the Colorado Springs-based credit union, which has six branches in metro Denver, for 20 years. He was named CEO in 2014. Under his direction, assets and membership at the credit union have both grown by more than 19 percent, with Ent reaching more than $4.9 billion in assets and more than 289,000 members at the end of June 2017. Ent’s board of directors has named Chad Graves, Ent’s current…


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U.S. Supreme Court to hear Colorado baker's same-sex wedding cake case (Video)

The U.S. Supreme Court said today it has agreed to hear a case regarding a Lakewood baker's refusal to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The high court's review of the case will be "a major test of a clash between laws that bar businesses open to the public from discriminating based on sexual orientation and claims of religious freedom," the New York Times reports. The Supreme Court will hear the case of Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood. The case became headline…


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Briefcase: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation honors three

A daily roundup of business awards, deals, openings and more.


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Denver cybersecurity company adds former U.S. senator to its board

A Denver cybersecurity company said it's adding a former U.S. senator from Colorado to its board of directors. SecureSet, a private intensive cybersecurity training course, said former U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is joining its board. “I find SecureSet’s mission compelling, both from a security and economic perspective. Universities are an important part of the solution, but we have to be far more agile and nimble to address emerging threats. Innovation here means new career opportunities for Americans…


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Training company helps cable industry find military veterans for reliable workforce help

A partnership between a Littleton training company and nonprofits connect vets with jobs and aims to reduce turnover for the cable and broadband industry.


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15 Colorado bank branches change hands in pair of deals

A pair of banking transactions will lead to 15 Colorado bank branches changing hands. In one deal, Greenwood Village-based National Bank Holdings Corp. (NYSE: NBHC) is expanding its Colorado presence by buying the assets of privately held Peoples Inc., which operates Colorado Springs-based Peoples National Bank as well as Kansas-based Peoples Bank. The cash-and-stock deal valued at $143 million. Peoples' website lists six bank branches in Colorado, mostly in the Colorado Springs area, and several…


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'An untapped resource': Denver Water, Atlanta startup testing hydropower from slow-moving canals

Traditionally, hydropower involves big dams, gushing water and high pressure to spin turbines to produce electricity. Denver Water’s canals have none of that.


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