Capitol Coverage

  • State Democrats ask citizens to report incidents of racism during the pandemic
  • Sheriffs respond to disturbing call in Delta County on Wednesday night
  • Some Western states better prepared for comprehensive testing than others

  NEWS UPDATES

  • Latest COVID-19 stats
  • Gov. Polis and Rep. Tipton have contentious exchange over federal coronavirus funding

  • Delta, Cedaredge, Paonia all set with new Mayors after elections
  • Lawmakers will meet today to try to take some actions at the state capitol
  • Hinsdale County school students adjust to life, classes online
  • Parks and Wildlife reminds citizens they'll see more wildlife during stay at home

  NEWS UPDATES

  • Forest Service closes campgrounds, picnic areas across Rocky Mountain region
  • Corpse abuse now a felony crime
  • Municipal election results

  • Capitol Coverage of ongoing efforts to battle spread of coronavirus in Colorado
  • Pandemic will have long lasting, dramatic impact upon state budget
  • National Guard screens 100 pre-selected patients in Telluride
  • Food pantries around the state gearing up to feed kids during school closures
  • Delta County closes some offices at courthouse complex

  • Bill that would prohibit workplace marijuana firings is defeated
  • Lawmakers will debate banning plastic bags this week
  • New study indicates impact of climate change on Colorado River Basin
  • Mesa County Clerk accounts for over 500 ballots left untallied last year
  • New exhibit in Denver will portray realities of poverty
  • Delta County Health Dept issues statement about flu vaccines

  • Capitol Coverage of proposed school safety bills at state house
  • Colorado Dept of Transportation issues warnings about mountain travel
  • Gunnison jury in trial of accused child murderer issues verdict
  • Local documentary movie premiers tonight at Intrinzik in Montrose

  • Capitol Coverage feature interview with Governor Jared Polis
  • Public health option no. 1 priority for Polis, allies in legislative session
  • Polis favors giving state employees more bargaining rights
  • State, federal agencies stymied by drones in Eastern Colorado

  • Capitol Coverage of Governor Polis, Republican agendas at state house
  • Progress of healthy Wyoming wolf pack may affect Colorado ballot initiative
  • Crawford State Park to offer free services on January 25th
  • Cedaredge Police Chief moves to Delta County Sheriffs office

  • Capitol Coverage of first day of Legislative Session in Denver
  • Early forecast suggests Colorado River Basin will be drier than usual this year
  • While ballot initiative tension rises, pack of grey wolves sighted in NW Colorado
  • After Delta Mayor Ron Austin apology, city council chooses not to censure

  • Capitol Coverage of first day of Legislative Session
  • In depth update of BLM's move of HQ to Grand Junction

  • Capitol Coverage: two Democratic state lawmakers will not run for re-election
  • State legislative session opens Wednesday, Western Slope lawmakers prepare
  • Ballot initiative to reintroduce gray wolves to state has enough signatures
  • More than half country and state residents are unable to save for retirement
  • Mysterious drones continue to fly grid patterns over Eastern Plains

  • Capitol Coverage of new laws that took effect Jan. 1st
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife effort to reinstate rainbow trout
  • All state parks will have a new registration system starting Jan. 1st
  • 2 wildlife areas near Montrose closed for the season to protect game animals
  • Flu season off to slow start in Mesa County, sees spike over Holidays

  • Capitol Coverage of new laws set to take effect on January 1st
  • Red Flag Law, laws against unexpected medical bills enforceable after New Year
  • Paonia voters will decide about water tap moratorium in special election

  • Capitol Coverage of new transportation spending plan
  • Governor Jared Polis visits Montrose, talks jobs, economic improvement
  • GMUG National Forest chosen to provide US Capitol Christmas Tree
  • Supect in Pueblo synagogue bombing plot faces trial for hate crime

  • 22 states join Colorado's effort to get SCOTUS to rule on election case
  • Reports lists several Western Slope hospitals among the best in state
  • Memorial for slain law officer in Hinsdale County recalls service, changes
  • Delta County Health Department wants residents to wash their hands

  • Capitol Coverage of new digital ID's for smartphone use
  • Update on ballot count for Nov. 5th election and other news
  • Lawmakers debate which school safety measures to pursue
  • Efforts to bring health insurance to Colorado children are stalling
  • Longtime HQ of Coors Brewing leaving Colorado for Chicago

  • End of month storm brings record cold, snowfall in October
  • Lawmakers consider returning to traditional style license plates
  • Paroled felons around the state registering in time to vote
  • Ski resorts around state opening early after big snows
  • Human cases of West Nile virus in Delta County up to 35

  • Capitol Coverage of transportation operator shortage in Denver
  • Senator Cory Gardner votes along party lines about Clean Power Plan
  • Congestion and heavy traffic at National Parks in West causing problems

  • Teenaged climate change activist rallies at State Capitol
  • Acting BLM director doesn't believe climate change is real
  • Teams make harrowing rescue of two climbers in Black Canyon
  • Coloradans still have time to comment on public insurance option
  • Decker Fire outside of Salida grows despite freezing temperatures

  • CDOT warns motorists about new traction, snow plow laws ahead of storm
  • Garfield County Sheriff issues pre-evacuation notices for Middle Mamm Fire
  • Capitol Coverage of new public health insurance option
  • Decker Fire outside of Salida now 14 percent contained
  • Second West Nile Virus fatality of the season recorded in Delta County

  • Decker Fire outside of Salida grows to over 6,300 acres
  • Governor Jared Polis creates two new state departments
  • Virtual reality exhibit teaches about homelessness, hunger

  • State agencies responsible for discrimination complaints too slow, not transparent
  • Ponderosa Pines throughout the state are producing many cones in unusual year
  • Rural town of Norwood one of many adjusting to the arrival of high speed internet

  • Coloradans should see cuts in health insurance premiums starting next year
  • Tour guide at State Capitol shares history, secrets of the building

  • Capitol Coverage of school safety meeting among lawmakers
  • Colorado census officials ready to proceed regardless of Trump's plans
  • Denver one of 10 cities scheduled for roundups, deportations on Sunday
  • Western Conservative Summit starts today, will have special guest speaker
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife schedules public meeting
  • Petition to repeal Popular Vote law gets enough signatures

  • Town of Paonia issues back flow warning to water users
  • Capitol Coverage of efforts against opioid addiction in state
  • BLM seeking comment on RMP for much of Eastern Colorado
  • Advocates seek reintroduction of gray wolf into the state

  • Capitol Coverage of new poll of Democrats, Independents
  • New forest plan for large portion of listening area
  • Lawmakers still at work over summer break, talking gun control

  • Paonia Police purchase a drone for marijuana black market enforcement
  • Capitol Coverage on bill last year that permits computer-read laws on floor
  • Delta County officials unveil first working draft of new land development regs
  • Mesa County voters will be asked to approve bond issue for new GJ high school

  • Colorado candidates for Democratic nomination hardly known nationally
  • Second Democratic debate tonight, Bennet, Hickenlooper hope to get noticed
  • Dramatic increase in acts of vandalism, graffitti on public lands in Utah, Colorado
  • KZMU reporter visits vandalised historic sites on public lands

  • Rural Philanthropy Days brings non profits, donors together for networking
  • State website for fiscal oversight not updated, slow for most users

  • State lawmakers will have more money than they thought next year
  • Back the Badge initiative holds public meetings, two more remain
  • Governor Jared Polis is denied some funding for education program
  • Parks and Wildlife warns paddle boarders: Be Safe, wear PFD's

  • Colorado has one of the lowest measles vaccination rates in the country
  • Utah proposes a pipeline that would draw off shares of the Colorado River
  • Scientists, engineers meet to discuss threats to water in Mountain West

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