Economy/Politics

Tackling Hypocrisy Head On in the Outdoor Recreation Industry

Last week, the Colorado Business Roundtable brought together industry stakeholders to discuss the issues surrounding outdoor recreation. The panel discussion included members from the Outdoor Industry Association, Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the Western Governor’s Alliance and the Western Energy Alliance — all of which call Colorado home.

Your 2019 Executive Golf Guide

Ask Colorado Golf Association Executive Director Ed Mate to describe the condition of golf in the state, and he begins to use the word “flat” so often, you’d think we were in Kansas. CGA membership, at about 60,000 rounds, “flat.” Rounds “flat.” Revenues “flat.”

Education Report: Help Found

Single dad Joe Lesniak has worked as a chef and a traveling salesman, but now he finally has a steady job he loves that allows time with his two daughters. “I’ve never been happier,” says Lesniak, 45. “I actually look forward to coming in Monday morning. I’ve never had a job like that.”

Addition by Extraction

“Jobs Matter,” the red-and-white yard signs declared against Proposition 112, the proposal to push back drilling 2,500 feet from homes, businesses and waterways rejected by Colorado voters in November.