All Stories http://www.ncbr.com%2Fapps%2Fpbcs.dll%2Fsection%3FTemplate%3DRSS"> All Stories en-us http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429974&source=RSS Woodward earns 2Q profit FORT COLLINS ndash Woodward Inc. Nasdaq WWD earned 44.8 million during the second quarter compared with 42.4 million during the same period a year earlier.Woodward, an energy and aerospace controls systems company headquartered in Fort Collins, posted Tuesday second-quarter net sales of 482.5 million vs. 485.5... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:13:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429974&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429975&source=RSS Flood recovery funds available through state program DENVER - Small businesses and nonprofit organizations in 24 counties that suffered substantial economic losses because of the September 2013 flooding may qualify for a grant or loan.nbspThe Colorado Department of Local Affairs' Recover Colorado Business Grant and Loan Program is accepting applications this month. The... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:05:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429975&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429976&source=RSS Xcel Energy seeks to reduce energy efficiency programs Xcel Energy Inc. NYSE XEL is seeking to lower goals it must meet for energy efficiency, saying it has made major strides in this arena, and that wringing additional savings will be difficult and costly for rate payers.Xcel is arguing for lower standards during hearings this week at the Colorado Public Utilities... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:59:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429976&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429977&source=RSS Flood recovery funds available through state program DENVER - Small businesses and nonprofit organizations in 24 counties that suffered substantial economic losses because of the September 2013 flooding may qualify for a grant or loan.nbspThe Colorado Department of Local Affairs' Recover Colorado Business Grant and Loan Program is accepting applications this month. The... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:33:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/NEWS/140429977&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/EXTERNAL01/140429980&source=RSS Twitter says Gnip deal will lead to tech giant's first Colorado office A week after announcing plans to acquire Boulder-based startup Gnip, Twitter confirmed Monday that the deal will lead to the social-media giant's first official presence in Colorado. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:42:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/EXTERNAL01/140429980&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/EXTERNAL01/140429981&source=RSS CU-Boulder engineering college looks to double enrollment by 2020 The University of Colorado's College of Engineering and Applied Science plans to double enrollment by 2020, which will mean growing its student body to more than 8,000 students and hiring roughly 125 new faculty members 8212 not to mention needing an estimated 300,000 square feet in additional space. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:41:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/EXTERNAL01/140429981&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/EXTERNAL01/140429982&source=RSS Comcast adds cable-TV customers again, bucking industry Video subscriber growth and the Winter Olympics helped first-quarter profit of 68 cents a share, excluding some items, beat the 64 cents analysts estimated on average. Philadelphia-based Comcast also reported revenue of 17.4 billion in today8217s statement. Analysts had predicted 17 billion. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:40:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/EXTERNAL01/140429982&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/EXTERNAL01/140429983&source=RSS Frontier Airlines hires former Spirit Airlines VP as president Frontier Airlines has hired a veteran of the ultra-low-cost-carrier ULCC segment to be its new president and lead its transition into ULCC status. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:39:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140422/EXTERNAL01/140429983&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429985&source=RSS UCHealth to create 63 million DNA center AURORA ndash University of Colorado Health will invest 63 million in a new Center for Personalized Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, which will use DNA and molecular testing to provide better health care.The center will be primarily located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, but will serve as a resource for the... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:30:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429985&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429986&source=RSS Leland Energy Inc. to return 700,000 to investors in fraud case An oil and gas company executive and his sales agent have agreed to return 700,000 to Colorado investors that they defrauded, the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies said Monday. Leland Energy Inc. President Stephen M. Thompson, of Beverly Hills, Calif., and Joseph Finateri, one of Lelandrsquos sales agents in... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:27:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429986&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429987&source=RSS House OKs higher fines for oil companies A bill to increase maximum daily fines for oil and gas violations in Colorado heads to the Senate after passing the House by a vote of 40-22.House Bill 1356, sponsored by Rep. Mike Foote, D-Lafayette, increases the maximum daily fine for a violation from 1,000 to 15,000.The bill removes a cap of 10,000 for... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:24:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429987&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429988&source=RSS Halliburton shares up after report of 1Q profit Halliburton Co.'s shares shot up 3 percent Monday after the Houston-based oil field services company posted anbsp first-quarter profit of 622 million compared with a loss of 18 million for the same period a year ago.Halliburton NYSE HAL, which operates a facility in Fort Lupton, performs hydraulic fracturing for oil... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:08:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429988&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429989&source=RSS 43North looking for entrepreneurs to enter contest BOULDER - 43North, a business-plan competition with 5 million in prizes, is looking for startups to compete.43North's startup liaison Dan Gigante is giving a number of talks Monday and Tuesday in Boulder and Denver to present information about the contest and its application process.Entrepreneurs who enter the... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:41:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429989&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429990&source=RSS OtterBox pays U.S. 4.3 million to settle whistleblower lawsuit FORT COLLINS ndash Otter Products LLC, the company that makes OtterBox smartphone and tablet cases, has paid 4.3 million to the U.S. government to settle allegations that the company violated federal law by underpaying customs duties, U.S. Attorney John Walsh's office said.The U.S. Attorney's Office for the... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:28:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429990&source=RSS http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429993&source=RSS Apartment complex in Fort Collins sells for 39 million FORT COLLINS - Boulder County couple Jeff and Mindy Sanders this month paid 39 million to purchase the 240-unit Terra Vida apartment complex in southeast Fort Collins.The deal came a little more than a month after the pair sold 116 apartments at the Uptown Broadway development in Boulder for 26.9 million.The... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:42:00 EST http://www.ncbr.com/article/20140421/NEWS/140429993&source=RSS