Farm Bureau Helping Wildfire Victims
Posted by <> on 3/9/2017 9:59:00 AM.
The Colorado Farm Bureau is heading an effort to raise money for farmers affected by a massive wildfire. The fire has burned over 30-thousand-acres in Logan and Phillips counties and left farmers without supplies, equipment and fields. Money raised by the Farm Bureau will go directly to the farmers affected for supplies like cattle feed and hay.
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Mumps Surging in CO
Posted by <> on 3/1/2017 11:52:00 AM.
The number of mumps cases in Colorado is nearing a record high. Colorado averages under six-cases every year. So far this year there has been 49-cases of the disease in the state.
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Top 50 Safest Cities in CO
Posted by <> on 2/24/2017 2:33:00 PM.
The National Council for Home Safety and Security announced their top 50 Safest Cities in Colorado. Johnstown is number 1. The council combined data from the FBI, population, and their own research. Gunnison is the 39th safest city in the state. Delta is 43rd, Montrose is 44th and Grand Junction is 50th.
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Some Hospitals Reject Lethal Meds
Posted by <> on 1/25/2017 10:15:00 AM.
Some Colorado hospitals are deciding not to prescribe lethal medication. Colorado voters decided to allow doctors to prescribe drugs designed to end a person's life.
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State Seeking Tax Hike
Posted by <> on 1/23/2017 3:27:00 PM.
Colorado politicians are considering a tax hike to pay for fixing state highways. The "Denver Post" says Democrats and Republicans are negotiating a tax increase measure for the November ballot to raise nine-billion-dollars for statewide transportation projects.
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**TRAVEL ALERT** US 550 North of Durango: CLOSED
Posted by <> on 1/14/2017 10:52:00 AM.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has closed US Highway (US) 550 north of Durango due to multiple slides on the highway and increased avalanche danger. The closure includes all three mountain passes – Coal Bank, Molas and Red Mountain. The 42-mile closure begins just north of Purgatory Ski Resort at Cascade Creek, mile point (MP) 53 and continues to the Town of Ouray, MP 95. There is no estimated time of opening. Avalanche control operations will be attempted on US 550 later today if weather and visibility conditions improve.
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Posted by <> on 1/13/2017 12:40:00 PM.
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper says the state is in good shape. Hickenlooper delivered his 2017 State of the State speech yesterday. Speaking at the House of Representatives Chamber in Denver, Hickenlooper focused on infrastructure and broadband in the state, homelessness, healthcare, and the state's budding marijuana industry. The governor said infrastructure investments are important for the state because they lead to jobs.
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200 Admissions for Influenza
Posted by <> on 1/2/2017 12:49:00 PM.
Colorado Health officials say so far more than 200 people have been hospitalized for the flu. Usually the peak comes in January or February.
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Physician Assisted Suicide Legal
Posted by <> on 12/19/2016 10:16:00 AM.
A new Colorado law that allows terminally-ill patients to kill themselves with medication is now in effect. Governor Hickenlooper signed the proposition into law on Friday. The law allows those with terminal conditions to ask their doctors for prescriptions that can end their lives. 
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Arctic Weather Coming Wednesday
Posted by <> on 12/5/2016 1:12:00 PM.
Frigid temperatures are expected to be felt across Colorado this week. Temperatures will drop more than 40-degrees from yesterday's high of 48. Forecasters sat Wednesday's temps will drop to around 20-degrees and by Thursday morning some areas could drop to below-zero.
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