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Southwestern Energy invests millions more in Northwest Colorado

Drilling in Moffat, Routt counties will continue through 2015

Southwestern Energy’s oil and gas play in Northwest Colorado got much bigger in July after the company entered an agreement to acquire an additional 74,000 net acres of mineral leases in the Niobrara shale formation for $31 million.

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Gov. Hickenlooper spends Colorado's birthday talking business in Steamboat Springs

Governor John Hickenlooper was so impressed by what he saw Friday morning on a tour of Elkstone Farm in Strawberry Park, he gave the growing farm's leader some unsolicited marketing advice.

Business briefs: Local Ace Hardware store earns national award

It may have been scorching hot in Las Vegas last week, but employees of the local Ace Hardware store in Steamboat Springs who traveled to Sin City were feeling pretty "cool."

Horse-training couple wins county approval to add land to Marabou

The HOA and one of Marabou’s homeowners were seeking the change to resolve an awkward legal situation for the HOA, and to allow one of the homeowners to create an apartment in a private barn.

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Aviation, aerospace discussion lands in Northwest Colorado

Venues in both Moffat and Routt counties played host to the Colorado Space Business Roundtable Wednesday and Thursday as part of the second annual Aerospace Business Development Road Trip. A crowd of about 50 — including Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid and Colorado House of Representatives candidate Chuck McConnell, among others — gathered Thursday morning at Colorado Northwestern Community College to hear an array of speakers discuss the ever-changing world of aircrafts and related topics.

No new tenant yet for Staples building

There has been activity at the old Staples location this week, but no new tenant has been lined up.

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Shared office concept opens in West Steamboat Springs

Julie Niemi has taken the leap and opened co-working space Drop-In Desk in Curve Plaza in West Steamboat.

Business briefs: New auto shop slated for West Steamboat

A new auto repair shop is planned for West Steamboat along U.S. Highway 40.

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Smell That Bread Bakery opens in downtown Steamboat Springs

What started as an interest turned into a hobby and now has risen to the level of a full fledged bakery in downtown Steamboat Springs: Smell That Bread Bakery.

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Ranch Organics soap company opens downtown Steamboat location

Ranch Organics soaps and lotions are in 180 places across the country, but for Debbie Dygert, opening a storefront on Fifth Street in downtown Steamboat Springs felt like bringing her company back home.

Business briefs: Butcherknife Brewing Co. tap room is open; new beers released

Butcherknife Brewing Co. has launched four wholesale beer varieties and opened its tap room, according to a news release.

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Report examines commercial real estate trends in Western states

According to the study, demographic and consumer preference trends point toward more walkable neighborhoods and developments, making mixed-use key.

Business plan writing seminar planned for July 15 in Steamboat

A free business plan writing seminar is planned for July 15 at the Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center on Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine Campus in Steamboat Springs, according to a news release.

Ptarmigan Inn redevelopment plan comes back to city

The same plan to turn the Ptarmigan Inn into a 72-unit condo development that drew the ire of its neighbors and tested a new city process in 2011 is coming back again after the project’s vesting expired last year.

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Tight market for single-family homes sometimes means 'sweetening the pot'

The market for single-family homes has been the most active of the year so far, so it’s no surprise that some of the choicest properties in the category are seeing multiple, competitive offers.