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Pilot Buys Pizzas For Passengers Grounded By Storm

Pilot Buys Pizzas For Passengers Grounded By Storm

Stuck and foodless in Wyoming, Captain Gerhard Bradner bought pizza for 160 passengers

An airline pilot ordered pizza to go for a plane of 160 passengers when the plane was diverted to another state because of weather and sat for two hours. Read More »

Goodwill Workers Find Centuries-Old Bible In Warehouse

Goodwill Workers Find Centuries-Old Bible In Warehouse

Employee returns to descendant of original owner

After a bible published in 1812 was discovered in the warehouse of a Denver Goodwill, an employee tracked down a descendant of the original owner to return it. Read More »

Green Rush Job Fair Draws Crowds

Green Rush Job Fair Draws Crowds

Would-be workers in weed explore job opportunities

An interview with Todd Mitchem, chief revenue officer of O.penVAPE, about the CannaSearch job fair in Denver. Read More »

Pot Party Planner Blazes New Career Path

Pot Party Planner Blazes New Career Path

One career door closed for Jane West, but another opened

Jane West's canna-friendly activities cost her a corporate job but the offers haven't stopped flowing in for her sophisticated event planning services. Read More »

Denver vs. Seattle: Tale of the Toke

Denver vs. Seattle: Tale of the Toke

Who's leading in the Marijuana Bowl

Some are calling it the Stoner Bowl. Here's how Denver and Seattle stack up on cannabis industry facts. Read More »

Denver Post's First Marijuana Advice Columnist

Denver Post's First Marijuana Advice Columnist

Q&A with Lady Cannabis of mainstream news media

The legal cannibis world offers increasing career opportunities. The Denver Post's new pot columnist discusses. Read More »

5 Tough Questions For The Presidential Candidates

5 Tough Questions For The Presidential Candidates

Every four years at this time the major candidates for president face off to discuss, argue and debate the nation's problems. The first of the 2012 presidential debates is Wednesday night, and President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, each want to be seen as... Read More »

Want A Raise? Cities Where Workers Have The Best And Worst Chances

Want A Raise? Cities Where Workers Have The Best And Worst Chances

By Chad Brooks Workers in Denver will see the largest raises next year, according to a new study. Research by human resources firm Aon Hewitt revealed that employees in Colorado's capital can expect salary increases of 3.6 percent in 2013, above the projected national average of 3 percent. Read More »

America's Job Meccas: Surprising Places to Pursue Careers

America's Job Meccas: Surprising Places to Pursue Careers

By Sophie Schechter, Minyanville Media Popular TV shows such as "How I Met Your Mother" and "Friends" revere urban areas (in these cases, Manhattan) that are already popular, especially with recent college graduates. These shows capitalize on the cities that college students, on the threshold of graduation,... Read More »

Rookie Firefighter Sees Her Home Burn Down While Fighting Wildfire

Rookie Firefighter Sees Her Home Burn Down While Fighting Wildfire

Emily Franklin didn't hesitate before throwing herself into the middle of the action on her first day as a firefighter. The 18-year-old resident of Estes Park, Colo., reported for duty as the state's epic wildfire began raging through her town, located about 50 miles northwest of Denver. Read More »

Denver Cop, Fired For Speeding While Drunk, May Get Job Back

Denver Cop, Fired For Speeding While Drunk, May Get Job Back

A Denver cop who was fired after being arrested two years ago for driving more than twice the speed limit, and while drunk, may soon have his job back, following a ruling in his favor by the city's Civil Service Commission. But the city's safety manager is vowing to fight the decision. Officer Derrick... Read More »

143 In A 55 Zone: Drunk Denver Cop, Fired, Wants Job Back

143 In A 55 Zone: Drunk Denver Cop, Fired, Wants Job Back

You have to say this for Derrick Curtis Saunders, he's got gumption. The former Denver police officer is petitioning to be reinstated after being fired from his job for driving a friend's car at speeds of more than 140 mph while impaired by alcohol. Saunders pleaded guilty to charges of driving while... Read More »

Scrubs On, Scrubs Off: Nurses Want To Be Paid To Dress For Work

Scrubs On, Scrubs Off: Nurses Want To Be Paid To Dress For Work

Whether companies should pay employees for the time it takes them to get into uniforms required to perform the job has long been a bone of contention between management and labor. The issue has been raised again by two nurses in Colorado, who have filed a lawsuit because they believe they should be paid to... Read More »

Gym Teacher Faked Bomb Threat To Get Out Of Work, Denver DA Says

Gym Teacher Faked Bomb Threat To Get Out Of Work, Denver DA Says

An elementary school gym teacher in Denver has been charged with a felony after she made a phony bomb threat, law enforcement officials say. Jennifer Gomes, 42, a teacher at the Escuela de Guadalupe school in northwest Denver, is charged with one count of false reporting of explosives, according to the... Read More »

Moving On: The 10 Best Cities To Get Hired [Infographic]

Moving On: The 10 Best Cities To Get Hired [Infographic]

A painful truth of the current employment situation in the U.S. is that they are plenty of jobs out there going unfilled because employers can't find workers with the right skills. That's particularly true in manufacturing. Companies across the nation are looking to fill about 600,000 manufacturing jobs,... Read More »

Obama Pitches Jobs Plan In Denver

Obama Pitches Jobs Plan In Denver

By Erica Werner LOS ANGELES (AP) -- President Barack Obama is heading to Denver to pitch his jobs plan in the city where he accepted the Democratic nomination. But as he's acknowledged at fundraisers up and down the West Coast, this election isn't like 2008. Obama told a star-studded Hollywood fundraiser... Read More »

Top 10 Counties To Find Jobs

Top 10 Counties To Find Jobs

With millions of Americans out of work, job prospects for unemployed workers are pretty bleak in many parts of the country. Moreover, spending months if not years looking for work in the same city can leave many job seekers feeling like they are spinning their wheels. So how about someplace new? As with the... Read More »

Gaylord Complex to Create 1,800 Jobs When Complete

Gaylord Complex to Create 1,800 Jobs When Complete

By Sheila V. Kumar DENVER -- A Western-themed convention center planned for the Denver suburb of Aurora will rival ritzy hotels of Las Vegas, create a $1 billion economic impact after 2015, and generate thousands of jobs, according to the Nashville-based entertainment and hospitality company planning it. Read More »

Job Outlook: Denver, CO

Job Outlook: Denver, CO

Denver, the "Mile High City" is the 16th largest metro area in the country. Denver's high number of government jobs is one factor that has kept unemployment well under national averages. Denver's broad business base and population growth trends should fuel above average employment in the Denver area as the... Read More »

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