• Colorado State sharing research cost at Japan nuclear site

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    FORT COLLINS — Colorado State University is helping pay the salary of a radiation expert to study the environmental effects of the 2011 meltdown at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi (foo-koo-SHEE'-mah dy-EE'-chee) nuclear power plant. Colorado State said Thursday it is co-sponsoring Thomas...

  • Royal Gorge Bridge & Park hosts job fair Friday

    By Carie Canterbury, Cañon City Daily Record
    Yesterday

    Managers at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park expect to see their first complete tourist season in three years thrive, and they want to be ready. To kick off the first new tourist season since the 2013 Royal Gorge Fire, the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park Management team is hosting an...

  • Martinez making low-key bid in candidacy for Colorado Springs mayor

    By BILLIE STANTON billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Lawrence Martinez is running to be mayor of Colorado Springs, but he's keeping a rather low profile. Martinez has yet to file a campaign finance report with the Clerk and Recorder's Office for El Paso County. "The people I represent can't afford to give me money," he noted. "They...

  • Everyone in Colorado may get a marijuana tax refund

    Fox 31
    Yesterday

    DENVER — Thanks to Colorado’s new marijuana tax and a quirky state law, residents may get a special one-time tax refund next year. The total could be about $59 million, according to Fox 31. That’s how much the state expects to collect from taxes on the sale of recreational...

  • Mountain Chalet in downtown Colorado Springs gets new owners

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    A cold call on a whim led to a dream deal for the new owners of Mountain Chalet, a longtime mountaineering store in downtown Colorado Springs. Husband-and-wife team Jim and Elaine Smith spent the past six to eight months looking for a business to take over before stumbling upon the...

  • Air Force Academy to conduct emergency management drill

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    The Air Force Academy is conducting an emergency management exercise that might cause delays at both entrance gates. The exercise is planned Thursday and will involve much of the campus north of Colorado Springs. Officials say some of the activities might be visible to the public.

  • Public's help sought in finding Pueblo man missing since 2013

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    PUEBLO — Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a Pueblo West man who has been missing for more than a year and a half. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says Thomas R. Cook was 25 when he left his father's home to hitchhike to Wellington, Kansas, in August 2013....

  • Passengers exit plane on chutes after emergency landing at DIA

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    Video postd by CalNinjaMonkey   DENVER — Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, were forced to slide off the plane on emergency chutes soon after landing in Denver on Wednesday. The plane, operated by U.S. Airways, was taxiing to the gate at...

  • Colorado mountain snowcast: Wintry pattern will be taking a break

    By name newspaper -
    Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    It was quite a finish to February! Many mountain locations have picked up FEET of snow in the last week to 10 days. Most importantly, the southwest mountains have received the most snow out of any other location. This region had been struggling with a lack of snow for most of the...

  • Colorado can compete for millions in federal grant money

    BY RYAN MAYE HANDY ryanmaye.handy@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Colorado is eligible to participate in a $1 billion federal competition designed to grant millions of dollars to cover unmet needs from natural disasters, Gov. John Hickenlooper's office announced Wednesday. The Natural Disaster Resilience Competition, funded by the U.S. Department of...

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