Regional report shows economic growth

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — The area’s economy showed steady growth through 2015, but the news isn’t all rosy.The Northwest Colorado Council of Governments recently released an economic report for Eagle, Grand, Pitkin, Summit and Jackson counties. Those counties — with the exception of Jackson — are home to most of the state’s winter resorts. Those counties in 2015 all reported steady growth in most economic sectors.Compared to the region, Eagle County showed the strongest growth in the number of new businesses that opened between 2014 and 2015, an increase of 148 new establishments. Eagle County showed solid growth in its labor …

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