Colorado State University’s Construction Management Department has launched a new outreach program this year. CM Cares completes small construction projects for families in need, teaching students leadership and other skills along the way.
As the proposed $19-billion state budget for next year moves through the legislature, KUNC’s State Capitol Reporter Bente Birkeland speaks with Governor John Hickenlooper about the plan and some of the other bills still alive at the capitol.
Senator Mark Udall tours an area burned by the Lower North Fork Fire in Jefferson County.
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Colorado Senator Mark Udall delivered a letter to the US Forest Service Chief Thursday expressing his concerns about whether the agency’s aging air tanker fleet is capable of keeping the state safe during a potentially dangerous fire season. The Senator is unconvinced the current fleet is adequate.