Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Regional News

Regional News Headlines

Douglas County officials cancel 3000+ pre-evacuation notices for 46-acre brush fire - Sat, 16 Sep 2017

A brush fire, streaming a wide plume of white smoke, has broken out in Douglas County.

Colorado's ultra-low unemployment rate pushing up wages - Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Unemployment in Colorado held steady at a near-record low of 2.4 percent in August, the state said Friday, even as the number of jobless rose slightly.

10 people in Colorado may have cast two ballots in 2016 election; 38 might have also voted in another state - Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Ten of Colorado's nearly 3 million voters in the 2016 presidential election may have cast two ballots, while 38 of them might have voted in another state.

Bears not selfie-friendly, Aspen police warn - Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Aspen police warn hassling bears can be punishable by a fine of $100 and cause the offender to have 10 points suspended off their driver's license.

Gov. Hickenlooper denies pardon request of Peruvian mother seeking to avoid deportation - Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday denied a pardon request from Ingrid Encalada Latorre, a Peruvian mother living in the U.S. unlawfully who took sanctuary to avoid being removed from the country.

Cory Gardner is backing legislation to ease the way for medical marijuana research - Thu, 14 Sep 2017
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is backing bipartisan legislation to ease the way for medical marijuana research that he hopes will be a big positive for Colorado.

Loveland parks, trails require $8.6 million repairs after 2013 flood - Thu, 14 Sep 2017
On warm summer days, children run and splash through the spray park at Fairgrounds Park. Just about any day, residents run, walk and bike along the paved recreation path that loops Loveland or play a round of golf at Mariana Butte. Nearly every weekend, ballplayers are enjoying the fields at Barnes Park and Centennial Park. Four years ago, the massive floods that raged through the Big Thompson Canyon and Loveland destroyed these parks and recreation areas along with many others, leaving behind loads of debris, mangled fences, paved areas with giant holes, destruction all around.

Democratic candidate for governor proposes Medicaid-for-all health care plan in Colorado - Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Cary Kennedy announced Tuesday that she supports allowing anyone to buy into the state's government-run Medicaid system.

Hillary Clinton is coming to Denver in December - Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Hillary Clinton is coming to Denver in December to sign copies of her new book, "What Happened," in her first public visit to Colorado since losing the 2016 presidential election.

Firefighters continue to battle three wildfires in northwestern Colorado - Mon, 11 Sep 2017
Success over the weekend fighting the Deep Creek fire near Hayden will allow some federal firefighters to shift to the Pine Tree fire.

Wildfire smoke clearing in U.S. West as storms move through - Mon, 11 Sep 2017
BOISE, Idaho — Storms brought cooler and wetter weather into the Western and Northwestern U.S. this weekend, breaking up a temperature inversion that had blanketed much of the region with acrid smoke from dozens of wildfires.

Going into its fourth harvest, industrial hemp industry still facing growing pains - Sun, 10 Sep 2017
The Colorado hemp market has grown exponentially since it became legal, and farmers this year are expected to harvest 9,000 acres – up from 200 acres in 2014.

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