Change Happens...As Opportunity
The beloved J.J Stanton building fell to the weight of heavy snow... things change... we must say good bye...
OUR COAL FIRED HYDRO-ELECTRIC PLANT IS GETTING SQUEEZED BY CARBON CONSCIOUS GROUPS... COAL, REGARDLESS OF WHAT IS IN THE WHITE HOUSE IS ON THE WAY OUT.
OUR ECONOMY HAS CONTRACTED, BUILDINGS ARE FOR RENT, DISPOSABLE INCOME FOR MANY HAS DRIED UP.
RUMORS CIRCULATE ABOUT A NATURAL GAS BOOM...CAN WE BANK ON RUMORS?... NOT SO MUCH.
What you should know...
At it's peak, the oil industry was experiencing sales of $110 a barrel. now a barrel of oil is going for $48...on a good day.
When unit 1 of The Craig Station Hydro-electric plant is de-commissioned in 2025, we, as a community are going to need 17 more Walmarts in the valley to offset the loss in tax revenue.
IT SEEMS AN ECONOMIC METEOR IS HEADING RIGHT FOR NORTHWEST COLORADO?
CHANGE IS TRUELY UPON US...
DO WE RUN OR DO WE STAY AND PERSEVERE?
WE MUST INVEST IN BROADENING OUR ECONOMIC BASE 20 YEARS AGO... OOPS, TOO LATE.
It SEEMS OUR ONLY OPTION IS TO FORTIFY AND INVEST IN OUR SKILLED people and TURN THEM LOOSE.