gig economy

  • Governor Jared Polis to lift some restrictions of stay at home order on April 27th
  • Gig and self-employed employees can now apply for unemployment benefits
  • Progress of broadband expansion on Western Slope hindered by pandemic

NEWS UPDATES

  • COVID-19 outbreak at West Elk mine
  • New mayors for Delta, Montrose
  • Saltwater injection resumes in Paradox Valley
  • All-Points Transit offers rides

  • Paonia hosts 4th annual Western Slope Solar Fair and Permaculture Expo
  • Activist group writes Paonia Bill of Rights, hopes to get Town Council endorsement
  • Defense Secratary James Mattis speaks at Air Force Academy graduation
  • Gig economy not having as big an impact on state as previously thought

  • Election results from around area
  • Hotchkiss has new mayor; Hotchkiss, Paonia elect women to majority on councils
  • Baumgardner survives vote to remove him, will stay in state Senate
  • Governor Hickenlooper signs broadband bill into law
  • State lawmakers consider removing labor protections from so-called gig employees