Local State and Local Programs News ItemsColorado joins 22 other states in launching legal fight against Trump rollback of fuel-efficiency standards5/27/2020 5:26:03 PM
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and counterparts in 22 other states on Wednesday filed a lawsuit aimed at killing the Trump administration's rollback of fuel-efficiency standards for reducing climate-warming gases and other harmful air pollution from vehicle tailpipes.
Colorado wildfires: Las Animas County blaze sparked by lightning burns across 11,818 acres5/24/2020 3:37:07 PM
Firefighters with air support on Sunday were suppressing a lightning-sparked wildfire in southeastern Colorado that had burned more than 11,087 acres over the past four days.
Colorado wildlife agency’s past research raises questions about mountain lion hunting levels5/24/2020 8:00:36 AM
Five years ago, Colorado Parks and Wildlife scientists found that killing mountain lions at the levels agency managers allow across much of the state — including what’s now being planned for the next decade on the Western Slope — will lead to declining numbers, contrary to the goal of ensuring stability for this species.
Colorado drought grows, summer fire danger increasing5/19/2020 8:00:06 AM
Colorado's drought is continuing to expand and intensify, based on data from Thursday's national drought monitor report.
Pandemic stands to complicate potentially bad fire season in Colorado5/17/2020 1:00:02 PM
As if Southwest Colorado’s extreme drought wasn’t enough to raise concerns about a potentially destructive wildfire season, the added complications of the coronavirus have only fueled that anxiety.
And then there were 4: Colorado’s last coronavirus-free counties want to stay that way5/17/2020 8:00:13 AM
Distances are big and wide in Kiowa County, while amenities are few and far between.
The remoteness and stillness of this wedge of high plains Colorado, flush up against the Kansas border, has undoubtedly played a major role in making it one of the last few counties in the state without a single documented case of COVID-19, the respiratory disease associated with the novel coronavirus.
"We're socially distanced 365 days a year," said Keith Crow, owner of Crow's Stop & Shop, the lone grocery store in Eads.