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Top News & Analysis Colorado

  • DENVER— The Latest on a fatal house explosion near a Colorado gas well:. A second petroleum company says it's shutting down and inspecting wells after a deadly house explosion near a gas well in Colorado. Anadarko Petroleum announced Wednesday it was halting and inspecting 3,000 wells after the April 17 explosion in the town of Firestone, which killed two people.

  • LITTLETON, Colo. _ Vista Gold Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $2.8 million in its first quarter. The Littleton, Colorado- based company said it had a loss of 3 cents per share. Keywords: Vista Gold, Earnings Report.

  • DENVER— A second petroleum company said it would shut down and inspect wells after a fatal house explosion near a gas well in Colorado, although investigators have not said whether the well was the cause. Great Western Oil& Gas Co. said it would check 61 of its wells and hoped all would be shut down by Thursday. Anadarko Petroleum announced Wednesday it was shutting...

  • Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 697 rigs sought oil and 171 explored for natural gas this week. Texas added 11 rigs, Oklahoma gained three and Wyoming gained one. Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- Tiffany Cartagena said she was eating with her mixed-race girlfriend at a restaurant in Ohio last month when she heard nearby diners remark about the "monkey" at the next table. As Trump nears his 100th day in the White House after a campaign punctuated by his inflammatory comments about Muslims and immigrants, a number of Americans say U.S....

  • DENVER _ CoBiz Financial Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $8.6 million. The Denver- based bank said it had earnings of 20 cents per share. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 20 cents per share.

  • COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. _ The Spectranetics Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $18.5 million in its first quarter. Spectranetics expects a full-year loss of $1.43 to $1.31 per share, with revenue in the range of $293 million to $306 million. Spectranetics shares have increased 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BOULDER, Colo. _ Dynamic Materials Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $3 million in its first quarter. Dynamic Materials shares have dropped 2.5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Dynamic Materials, Earnings Report.

  • DENVER _ Apartment Investment and Management Co. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 58 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in July, Apartment Investment Management expects its per-share funds from...

  • DENVER— Colorado regulators have found no sign of natural gas leaks after a fatal explosion at a home near a gas well, but they are still running tests, officials said Thursday. Two people died and a third was badly burned when the house exploded on April 17 in Firestone, 30 miles north of Denver. Investigators are looking into those reports but have not confirmed...

  • HOUSTON, April 27- Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corp plunged on Thursday after the oil and natural gas producer said it would temporarily close more than 3,000 wells in Colorado in the wake of an explosion that killed two. A recently built home in Firestone, roughly 30 miles north of Denver, exploded on April 17. "Colorado residents must feel safe in their own homes,...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- At least 10 major U.S. airports say their rules prevent security officers from physically removing passengers from airplanes unless a crime is committed, meaning they would normally avoid incidents such as the one involving the passenger dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago. Officials at 10 of the busiest U.S. airports- in Atlanta,...

  • DENVER _ CoreSite Realty Corp. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.07 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $111.9 million.

  • The citywide tax on distributors would provide Santa Fe an estimated $7.5 million in its first year to expand early childhood education to roughly 1,000 children whose families cannot afford quality prekindergarten and don't qualify for state programs. With the vote, Santa Fe is simultaneously wading into two topics that have provoked heated debates...

  • DENVER— Oil field crews are shutting down and inspecting more than 3,000 Colorado oil and gas wells as a precaution after a house explosion killed two people, but investigators haven't determined whether a well caused the blast, officials said Wednesday. Anadarko Petroleum said it operated a 24- year-old well about 200 feet from the site of the April 17...

  • DENVER _ QEP Resources Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $76.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 21 cents per share. QEP Resources shares have dropped 36 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard&...

  • DENVER _ Whiting Petroleum Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $87 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 22 cents per share. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $361.4 million.

  • CHICAGO, April 26- U.S. corn futures fell more than 1 percent Wednesday on forecasts for better Midwest planting weather and news that the White House is considering an executive order on withdrawing from North American Free Trade Agreement, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade July corn settled down 5 cents at $3.66-3/ 4 per bushel. The extended forecast beyond...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California lawmakers pushed forward Wednesday with a proposal that would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by replacing insurance companies with government-funded health care for everyone. The idea known as single-payer health care has long been popular on the left and is getting a new look...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 25- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Tuesday reported a sharp rise in sales at its restaurants as it recovers from food safety lapses that drove away customers but disclosing a data breach erased some of the stock's after-hours rally. Chipotle shares leaped 7 percent in extended trading after first-quarter profit also blew past Wall Street's...