Colorado

12:30pm

Wed May 23, 2012
Politics

Transcript: President Obama's Air Force Academy Commencement Address

President Barack Obama delivering a speech at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Dec. 1, 2009.
Pete Souza White House

2:33pm

Tue May 22, 2012
Education

Colorado Expands In-State Tuition Reciprocity Agreement with New Mexico

José Garcia (left) a cabinet secretary from the New Mexico Department of Higher Education, along with Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia (right) sign the New Mexico –Colorado Tuition Reciprocity Agreement.
Grace Hood

Up to 500 Coloradans can now attend New Mexico universities and pay in-state tuition. That’s thanks to a reciprocity agreement signed by Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia today on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins.

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8:48am

Tue May 22, 2012
Colorado Wildfires

100% Containment Expected On Hewlett Fire Today

U.S. Forest Service

Warm temperatures are expected in Fort Collins today, but it shouldn’t stop firefighters from fully containing the Hewlett Fire northwest of town.

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8:27am

Tue May 22, 2012
Reporter's Notebook

Highest Observatory In Colorado, U.S. Damaged By Wind

Screencap from a video of the Meyer Womble Observatory damage from Wired.com
Adam Jones - University of Denver via Wired.com

Perched at 14,148 feet near the summit of Mt. Evans is the Meyer-Womble Observatory. In terms of optical observatories, it has the 3rd highest vantage point to the stars in the world. That vantage also exposes it to the winds.

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8:41am

Sun May 20, 2012
Wildfires

Fire Crews Close to Full Containment on Hewlett Fire

U.S. Forest Service

Fire officials say the Hewlett Fire is nearly contained. The report that the blaze was 85 percent contained came late Saturday night. Earlier in the week it prompted officials to temporarily evacuate about 80 homes.

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