Routon: What happens when the future matters

SALT LAKE CITY — If you really want to know how an area is addressing its biggest problem, the best approach should be to observe that situation from both sides. That’s exactly what the 40 attendees on the annual Regional Leaders Trip did Monday in Utah. The group had traveled from Colorado Springs to check […]

Regional leaders hope to learn from Utah

As many of you read this, about 40 of us will be spending a few days in Salt Lake City, the destination for this year’s Regional Leaders Trip, checking out what that area does well and what we can learn from Utah’s aggressive economic development during the past 15 years. We’ll be seeing how the […]

Growth and potential inflation projected for Mountain States

The Mountain States Business Conditions Index, which surveys supply managers, shows positive growth is likely over the next several months for Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. For the 15th straight month, leading economic indicators for the mountain region were positive, indicating economic growth is on tap for the first half of 2011. With a score of […]