Tue June 7, 2011

Arizona Wildfire Haze Prompts Health Warnings in Colorado

Smoke from the Arizona wildfires caused low visibility in the Denver metro area Monday.
Photo courtesty of the Associated Press

As crews continue to battle large wildfires in Arizona, heavy smoke is blanketing much of the Rocky Mountain region prompting health officials to issue numerous warnings.

Smoke Health Advisories are effect in much of southern Colorado and northern New Mexico.  Local and state health department officials are warning people with respiratory problems to stay indoors.

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Mon June 6, 2011
Law Enforcement

Office Depot Agrees to Settlement with Colorado Agencies

The Colorado Attorney General’s office announced a settlement with Office Depot that will reimburse Colorado companies for over-billing. 

115 Colorado governmental and nonprofit agencies paid more for office supplies than they should have been. 

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Mon June 6, 2011

Udall Wants to get REAL with Solar Bill

Senator Mark Udall

The Senate returned to work today and one of the items on Senator Mark Udall’s agenda is an effort to jumpstart the solar energy market.

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Mon June 6, 2011

Funds Available for Teachers Seeking National Certification

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

The Colorado Department of Education has announced that two hundred scholarships are now available for teachers seeking national board certification.  That’s a rigorous 1-year process for experienced teachers.

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Fri June 3, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

Governor Hickenlooper Issues First Veto

Photo Courtesy of Colorado Public Television

This week, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper issued his first veto.  It's one of the topics our media partners at Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside Out are discussing.  Here's host Raj Chohan.