I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

I-News is the public service journalism arm of Rocky Mountain PBS and works in collaboration with news media throughout Colorado.

You can learn more about the I-News Network at www.inewsnetwork.org.

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7:19am

Tue September 3, 2013
Safety

Colorado's Emergency Services Facing An Urban-Rural Divide

Denver Health paramedics treat Tony Davis in an ambulance in Denver Aug. 22, 2013. Paramedics in Denver respond to about 100,000 calls per year. Medical responders in isolated and less populated areas may answer a small fraction of that number.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

When you’ve been involved in a serious traffic accident in Colorado, who comes to render aid, how much training and experience they have, and even how long it takes them to arrive will vary drastically, depending on where you are.

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5:00am

Fri July 5, 2013
Wildfires

It's Not Just People And Homes In Colorado's Red Zones, There's Oil And Gas Too

Burn scar of the Wild Rose Fire in Rio Blanco County, June 22. The Wild Rose Fire prompted the shutdown of Encana's nearby wells.
Inciweb

6:36am

Thu June 20, 2013
Weather

While Not As Powerful, Colorado Still Sees Its Share Of Tornadoes

A tornado touches down at Denver International Airport on Tuesday afternoon, June 18, 2013. The Nation Weather Service rated it as an EF1 that registered 97 mph winds sparking the evacuation of the airports common areas, but no injuries were reported.
Jen Milazzo Special to I-News Network at Rocky Mountain PBS

The tornado sighting that set off alarms and frightened passengers at Denver International Airport Tuesday afternoon was a startling reminder that Colorado is indeed twister country.

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6:32am

Tue June 18, 2013
Losing Ground

The Lives Of Three Colorado Women On The Edge Of The 'Cliff'

Jeannett Escarcega shows her son, John, 4, a photo on her mobile phone in their east Denver apartment on Sunday, May 9, 2013. Escarcega encountered the "cliff effect" after accepting a $14.00 an hour job that triggered the loss of $500 in monthly food stamp support and even more in child care assistance (which was later reinstated for a $350 per month fee).
Credit Joe Mahoney / I-News

Perhaps the most important of the welfare reform measures passed by Congress 17 years ago doesn’t serve three-fourths of working poor families in Colorado according to an I-News analysis.

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11:00am

Sat June 15, 2013
Losing Ground

In Colorado, Child Care The Key Between Self-Sufficiency And The Cliff

Credit I-News

The measures passed by Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996 “to end welfare as we know it” were heralded as a ticket to economic self-sufficiency.

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