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5:25pm

Wed February 6, 2013
Politics

VIDEO: President Obama Nominates Sally Jewell To The Interior

Sally Jewell speaking after being nominated by President Obama. The departing Ken Salazar is on the right of the frame
White House YouTube.com

Flanked by Ken Salazar, who announced on January 16 that he was leaving the Department of the Interior to return to Colorado, the President nominated REI executive Sally Jewell to fill the opening.

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2:17pm

Wed February 6, 2013
Technology

Google Maps Out Colorado Ski Runs

Screencap showing off the view under the lift
Google Maps

Google has taken it's mapping technology to the slopes. Street views, routes, and run and lift maps for 38 of the most popular mountains in the U.S. and Canada, including 11 of Colorado's ski resorts, can now be found on Google Maps.

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12:26pm

Wed February 6, 2013
Business

Taxed CBI Background Check System Draws Out Fort Collins Dispensary Reopenings

Dave Watson cleans out his shop, Kind Care of Colorado. He's hoping to reopen his store in April, but a taxed CBI background check system could delay his reopening until May.
Grace Hood

Medical marijuana dispensary owners in Fort Collins are preparing to reopen their doors this year. The move comes after voters approved Question 301 last November, which reversed a ban on the shops.

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10:21am

Wed February 6, 2013
Science

Who Carries More Disease, Bats Or Rats? A New CSU Study Knows

Colorado State University

A new study by Colorado State University says while rodents vastly outnumber bats, the small flying creatures are more likely to carry viruses transmittable to humans then their ground scurrying counterparts.

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9:23am

Wed February 6, 2013
Politics

Liability, High Capacity Magazine Ban Among Dems Gun Proposals

Rep. Rhonda Fields D- Aurora, unveils her proposals to require universal background checks on all gun purchases and a ban on high capacity magazine clips. It's part of a larger gun control package Democrats unveiled at the statehouse.
Bente Birkeland

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