2021 Voter Information

REGISTER TO VOTE REGESTER TO VOTE Official Press Release- Vail Chamber & Business Assoc Vail Chamber and Business Association For Immediate Release: Contact: Alison Wadey alisonw@vailchamber.org, 970-477-0075 Vail Town Council Candidate Forum Save the Date for the Evening of Sept. 28 at Donovan Pavilion VAIL – Save the date for the Vail Town Council candidate […]

$50 Million of New Federal Funds Will Save Coloradans Money on Health Care.

Biden Administration, CMS Provides Additional Funding of Nearly $50M for Colorado Reinsurance Program Gov. Polis: $50 million of new federal funds will save Coloradans even more money on health care through the bipartisan Colorado Reinsurance Program Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), part of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services […]

Labor Shortage Continues As Unemployment Rates Fall Across 10-County Northwest Area

Household Survey Data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was little changed in July at 6.1 percent. During the same period, the national unemployment rate fell five-tenths of a percentage point to 5.4 percent.Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force decreased by 2,800 in July to 3,193,600. The share of Coloradans participating […]

The Colorado Division of Securities Presents 12 Free Monthly Live Stream Events!

“Financial Freedom Declare the Life You Want” BS Books to produce the Boomers to Zoomers series which consists of 12 free monthly live stream events and recordings to help the public learn about saving and investing. This month’s event, “Financial Freedom – Declare the Life You Want,” will provide guidance to investors and their families on how to free […]

Updates from the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade

We have a few updates that we would like to share with you around ongoing community and business support for our rural communities. Rural Roadmaps Program: New Team Members This month we welcomed new team members Bryce Jones, Rural Opportunity Data Analyst, and Karen Wainscott, EDA Rural Program Coordinator, to join our rural recovery and […]

June 2021 Unemployment Rate, Annual Employment Law Update.

Unemployment Falls a Little in Central Northwest Counties Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat in June at 6.2 percent. During the same period, the national unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent.Other highlights from the household survey: Colorado’s labor force decreased by 2,200 in June […]

Discover Vail PR Tip Sheet

Media & Influencer Hosting Requests Thank you to all of our partners who have been submitting offers to host upcoming media and influencer visits! We cannot host these important visits without your partnership and support. Several partners have asked how we select which hotels get certain visits. We wanted to take this opportunity to clarify […]

Mountain Migration Report Released. Are COVID Impacts on Housing and Services Here to Stay?

The Mountain Migration Report: Are COVID Impacts on Housing & Services Here to Stay, is a study of the recent influx of people residing in mountain communities, a trend that coincides with a boom in remote work and the COVID pandemic.    The survey seeks to quantify what appeared to be unusually full occupancy for many communities […]

Colorado’s Meetings & Events Incentive Program Launches July 1, 2021

The program will assist in the state’s meeting and events industry’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Meeting and Events Incentive Program bill, sponsored by Colorado Reps. Roberts and Soper and Sens. Rodriguez and Hisey, will take effect July 1, 2021, and run until December 31, 2022. The bill was signed by Governor Polis on […]

Updates From The Northwest Colorado Council of Governments

From the Director’s Deskin collaboration with Margaret Bowes, Executive Director of CAST A Mountain Migration tipping point? Since the COVID-19 pandemic escalated in March of 2020, national media reported an outflow of residents flocking from cities to high quality-of-life places such as the mountain resort communities covered in this report. Residents of these communities observed […]