NEWS: Mon. Sept. 20, 2010

Sep 20th @ 4:34 pm in News by Scott Staley

Gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo was involved in somewhat of a minor traffic mishap Sunday. According to NBC 11 News, Littleton police cited a 38 yr old woman for alleged failure to yield after a car pulled into traffic and knocked Tancredo off his motorcycle.  The candidate said he walked away with just a few scrapes and bruises.  Tancredo admitted that he was not wearing a helmet.  Also in the incident his watch and glasses were broken and his bike was badly damaged…..
Source: NBC 11 News (Posted 5:09p by Jim Kapp)

Gov. Bill Ritter has asked the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide emergency low-cost loans for businesses, homeowners and renters who were impacted by this month’s Fourmile Canyon Fire in Boulder County. The blaze started on Labor Day, charring more than 6,000 acres and destroying about 160 homes and businesses – the most structures ever burned in a Colorado wildfire. Preliminary damage assessments indicate that low-interest SBA loans, combined with private insurance coverage and state and local assistance already being offered, will help meet the longer-term recovery needs of those who live and work in the area.
Source: Press Release  (Posted 4:31p by Jim Kapp)