News

Pages

4:56pm

Tue March 20, 2012
Snowpack

Northern Co. Snowpack Losing Ground in March

Snow in Colorado's Rocky Mountains
courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Creative Commons/Flickr

The recent stretch of warm, sunny weather in northern Colorado is taking a toll on the state’s already lagging snowpack.  Despite modest gains from several February storms, forecasters say the snowpack is shrinking with each warm day.

Read more

4:32pm

Tue March 20, 2012
Politics

Lawmakers Debate Third Grade Literacy Bill

A bipartisan bill that would recommend third graders repeat the grade if they can’t read initially cleared the State House of Representatives on Tuesday. It’s a divisive measure for Democrats, with some arguing it won’t help children succeed academically.

Read more

2:13pm

Tue March 20, 2012
Transportation

RTD Tentatively Approves New NW Corridor FasTracks Plan

VXLA Flickr: Creative Commons

The Regional Transportation District has given initial approval to a scaled back plan to build a rail line from Denver to Longmont. The option keeps the Northwest rail line in the FastTracks plan, but modifies it to use both commuter rail and buses for rapid transit until there’s money to build a full rail line. 

Read more

6:31am

Tue March 20, 2012
Politics

March Revenue Forecast Equals More Money for State Budget

KUNC

Colorado’s latest revenue forecast shows signs of growth and a slight uptick in the economy. The better than expected quarterly forecast means lawmakers will have nearly 150 million additional dollars to work with in next year’s budget.

Read more

5:32am

Tue March 20, 2012

Pages