More than 30 oil and gas wells are either actively drilling or have been permitted on the site of the proposed Galeton Reservoir in Weld County. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about the potential effect of the overlap on the long-awaited NISP water project.
A bill to legalize civil unions in Colorado brought out emotional responses from lawmakers on the senate floor on Wednesday. The measure initially cleared the senate. Supporters at times choked back tears, while lawmakers opposed to the measure were largely silent.
CSU peer mentor Jayne works with Mark, a student with Asperger's Syndrome.
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As the number of people with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome grows, more are heading off to college. The influx is creating a demand for services to help students with the neurological disorder graduate, and find work. Colorado State University is one of the latest schools to adopt a transition program. And the school is wrapping up a two-day symposium on the topic today.
A bill that seeks to help protect foster youth and make it easier for them to transition out of foster care is making its way to Governor John Hickenlooper.
Approximately half of kids in foster care end up dropping out of school or going to prison. There are many factors that may contribute to that; among them, restrictions that don’t easily allow foster youth to participate certain extracurricular activities. Senate Bill 120 would remove those obstacles in an effort to improve their high school experience. The bill would also protect foster youth against identity theft.