Tuesday - April 24, 2018

Regional News

Regional News Headlines

A Colorado state lawmaker is trying to rename I-25 through Denver the "Barack Obama Highway" - Fri, 20 Apr 2018

A Democrat in the Colorado House of Representatives is trying to rename a portion of Interstate 25 through Denver the "Barack Obama Highway."

First test tube bison born at CSU joins conservation herd - Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Technology that led to the first bison calf born at Colorado State University through in vitro fertilization is being heralded as a breakthrough for not only the bison herd but other species as well.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife asks public to leave baby animals alone - Wed, 18 Apr 2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials advise state residents that if they see young wildlife they should leave the animals alone.

Fire burning along I-25 south of Colorado Springs destroys 10 structures, crosses into Pueblo County - Tue, 17 Apr 2018

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office ordered people living in a nearly 25-square-mile area south of Colorado Springs to evacuate because of a wildland fire burning along Interstate 25 near the town of Wigwam

Uneasy quiet in Firestone neighborhood one year after fatal gas explosion - Mon, 16 Apr 2018
Fran Hoylman is walking three small dogs — two of them hers, one her daughter's — along a familiar path in her Firestone neighborhood.

'This offers clarity': Colorado lawmakers want to streamline how colleges and universities prevent and respond to sexual assault - Mon, 16 Apr 2018

A bill that cleared its first hurdle at the Colorado legislature seeks to ease the pain of accusers in sexual assault cases at the state's public and private colleges and universities by mandating provisions on how they respond and ensuring sexual misconduct policies are well known.

To combat rising health care costs, should Colorado let people buy into Medicaid? - Sun, 15 Apr 2018

Health insurance costs are reaching crisis levels for many Colorado families, so state lawmakers want to study the idea of allowing anyone to buy into Medicaid.

A GOP battle in Boulder and Democratic front-runner questions in Broomfield - Sun, 15 Apr 2018
The top candidates in the Colorado governor's race emerged Saturday from a Republican Party assembly marred by ruthless attacks and a docile Democratic contest that remains wide open.

Baum v. Anadarko: Firestone homeowners sue after deadly explosion - Sat, 14 Apr 2018
Less than a month after the deadly explosion that ripped through their neighborhood, a group of Oak Meadows homeowners sued Anadarko, Noble Energy (which previously owned the well involved in the incident), land developer ST-Firestone and home builders Hearth at Oak Meadows LLC and CC Communities, claiming the parties acted negligently and the incident negatively impacted the values of their homes.

Several oil, gas legislative efforts after deadly Firestone explosion - Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Fewer than a dozen pieces of legislation related to regulating the oil and gas industry — or to fight back against municipalities attempting to regulate it — have been introduced in the Colorado legislature in the 12 months since the Firestone explosion, according to a search of the bill database.

Walker Stapleton discovered fraud helped him qualify for governor's race. So now he's taking a new path to make 2018 ballot. - Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Walker Stapleton, the leading Republican candidate for governor in Colorado, acknowledged Tuesday that his campaign submitted fraudulent petitions to qualify for the 2018 ballot.

Temple Grandin advises more work experience, fewer video games for teens with autism - Tue, 10 Apr 2018
Renowned writer and Colorado State University animal science professor Temple Grandin has one major piece of advice for teens with autism-spectrum disorders: Get a job as soon as you are legally able to.