Bill Clinton Attends Second Colorado Rally

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is reminding Colorado Democrats of the symbolic weight of this year’s election. Clinton held his second rally in two days for embattled Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Mark Udall. The former president told a crowd in Lakewood that Colorado symbolizes the future due to its Continue reading

Slash Pile Burns Planned for Jackson and Grand Counties

controlled-burns-300The Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office is planning to burn slash piles of lodgepole pine in early November if weather conditions are favorable. Fire personnel will burn slash piles when there is at least three inches of Continue reading

Teens on Tour Registration Ends Thursday

City-of-SteamboatRegistration closes on Thursday, at 5:30pm for the City of Steamboat’s Teens on Tour overnight trip to Denver, or until the spots run out. The program is for teens in 6th, 7th Continue reading

Bill Clinton Stumps for Udall

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton says midterm elections in a president’s second term are dominated by appeals to vent frustration at the president by voting out others in his party. Clinton urged Democrats to resist that appeal yesterday at a political rally in suburban Denver. He accused Republicans of trying to get people to Continue reading

More Republicans Turning in Ballots than Democrats

Ballot-300The election is only eight days away. Over 660,000 voters have already cast their ballots in Colorado. The numbers show that Republicans are turning out the voter stronger than Democrats in the state. A total of 282-thousand Republicans have cast ballots, while about 214,000 Democrats have voted. Nearly 157,000 Continue reading

Group Tries to Get Post to Retract Endorsement

mark-udall-300A group of Mark Udall supporters is trying to get the Denver Post to retract its endorsement of Cory Gardner for U.S. Senate. The group of citizens is joined by pro-abortion groups in collecting petition signatures demanding the Post change its endorsement. They say the endorsement was misguided. While the groups Continue reading

Student Assessments Released

coloradoeducationResults from the Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) science and social studies tests reveal that new, more rigorous standards bring new, more rigorous tests with fewer students meeting or exceeding state Continue reading

CPW Reminds Motorists about Increased Wildlife Activity on Highways

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Coloradans that daylights-saving time ends November 2nd. As we fall back to an earlier end of the day, motorists should be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose and males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be inhibited by traffic. In addition, as they migrate from Continue reading

Post Office Reminds Voters to Get Their Ballots In

Ballot-300Colorado’s first all mail-in general election is under way and the United States Postal Service says they are Coloradan’s easiest choice to ensure every vote is counted this year. The Postal Service is reminding all Colorado voters to mail their ballots this week to ensure they are received by County Clerks and Recorders no later than Continue reading

Grants Available for Noxious Weed Removal

cdaMany Colorado residents have suffered from a number of natural disasters in recent years. Since 2012, Colorado has experienced six major wildfires that burned over 250,000 acres, and a major flood throughout the South Platte basin. The Colorado Department of Agriculture says Continue reading

Oil and Gas Task Force Visit Weld County Rigs

oil-and-gas-industry-300Members of Governor John Hickenlooper’s oil and gas task force are looking at drilling rigs in Weld County. The visit Friday was part of a plan to educate task force members about the drilling and reclamation process before they discuss suggestions to regulate the industry in urban areas. Several members of the task force say the Continue reading

Contest Open to Professional and Amateur Photographers

cdaThe 17th annual “Colorado…it’s AgriCultural” photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the state’s agricultural heritage. For the first time, this year’s contest will only accept digital entries. Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar says the contest “is a great way to Continue reading