Public Lands Day
Posted by <> on 5/19/2017 10:08:00 AM.
Colorado will be celebrate its first-ever Public Lands Day this weekend. Governor Hickenlooper established the observance last year as a way to honor the importance of public lands throughout Colorado.
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Hepatitis A Rising in Colorado
Posted by <> on 5/11/2017 9:18:00 AM.
State health officials are warning people about a rise in Hepatitis A cases in the state. Since January, 26 have been reported across nine counties. That's more than Colorado typically sees in a year. The illness is a liver infection that can be spread through certain sexual contact. Health officials are warning at-risk groups to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A.
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State Budget On Governor's Desk
Posted by <> on 5/4/2017 9:55:00 AM.
Colorado's spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year is on its way to Governor Hickenlooper's desk. The nearly 27-billion-dollar budget makes deep cuts to hospital funding. Lawmakers are hoping they can pass a bill to help alleviate that move before the session ends next week.
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Romney's Nephew Running for Governor
Posted by <> on 4/26/2017 9:34:00 AM.
The nephew of former Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is now running for governor of Colorado. Investment banker Doug Robinson announced his candidacy for the 2018 race in a letter sent to Republican supporters. In his letter, the KPMG banker touted his experience in business as the reason why he would be the best choice.
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CO Has Lowest Unemployment Rate
Posted by <> on 4/24/2017 9:26:00 AM.
The unemployment rate in Colorado is now the lowest in the country. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Friday said that the rate dropped to two-point-six-percent in March, down from two-point-nine-percent in February. The number of people looking for jobs increased by more than ten-thousand to around two-point-nine-million, however the unemployment rate still dropped as more individuals became employed. The state's unemployment rate of two-point-six-percent is the state's lowest level since the numbers began being tracked in 1976.
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Ridgway 62 Project
Posted by <> on 4/13/2017 9:39:00 AM.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), American Civil Constructors (ACC) and the Town of Ridgway will resume construction on the Colorado Highway (CO) 62 “Ramp Up! Ridgway” project on Monday, April 24, 2017. The project will replace storm drains, pave several town roads and make aesthetic improvements to Ridgway's business district. The Town of Ridgway will hold a public meeting on April 17 at 5:30 p.m. to re-introduce the community to the upcoming project schedule. The meeting will be held at the Ridgway Town Hall located at 201 N. Railroad Street.
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Colorado Senators React To Syria Action
Posted by <> on 4/7/2017 3:46:00 PM.
Colorado politicians are reacting positively to President Trump's decision to order a missile strike against Syria. Senator Cory Gardner said the airstrike was "well-justified" and "long overdue."
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Mumps Surge Not Known
Posted by <> on 4/6/2017 10:37:00 AM.
Cases of mumps are on the rise in Colorado. While one-thousand cases nationwide may seem relatively small, it's actually a big number for mumps. Before 2016, Colorado ordinarily only reported 17 cases or so. This year, there have already been 61-cases.
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Brauchler Will Run For Governor
Posted by <> on 4/5/2017 9:26:00 AM.
The man who tried the case against Aurora theater shooter James Holmes will run for governor next year. George Brauchler tells the "Denver Post" he will announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination today. Brauchler says he will focus on education and transportation as the two main issues in his campaign.
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Smash & Grab Bill on Governor's Desk
Posted by <> on 3/29/2017 9:24:00 AM.
A bill protecting Good Samaritans is on its way to Governor Hickenlooper. The state Senate passed the measure yesterday after previously gaining approval in the state House. It would grant immunity to people taking action to rescue people or animals from hot vehicles.
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