Originally published on Thu August 9, 2012 8:52 am
By Ted Burnham
Beer snobs and craft brewers alike have rediscovered beer cans in recent years, defying the old stereotype that quality beer comes only in bottles, or that cans are just for mass market stuff. But for the smallest microbreweries, the question wasn't "can or bottle," it was whether they could afford the equipment and storage space to package their beer at all. Many could not.
Longmont-based DigitalGlobe Inc. and GeoEye Inc. of Herdon, Va. have finally agreed to merge. These two commercial satellite imagery providers began discussing the details of a merger back in February.
City officials in Longmont are set to reconsider a retooled package of local regulations that could limit oil and gas drilling and the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing from occurring within the town's boundaries.