As the Colorado State Fair enters its final weekend, things are looking good inside the walls of the fair grounds. "We think our attendance is going to come in somewhere where it was last year. That's about 517,000." says State Fair GM Chris Wiseman.
It brings in people from... more »
Academic institutions like the Air Force Academy can bring big bucks into the city, but did you ever wonder how much money is at stake?
Well, on Thursday afternoon at the Antlers Hilton Hotel in Downtown Colorado Springs, Air Force Academy Superintendent Lieutenant General Michael Gould talked numbers. The... more »
The crude has stopped gushing and coastlines are largely clear of the thick goo that washed ashore for months, but the impact of the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history will linger for years.
Six months after the April 20 Deepwater Horizon explosion, the environment and economy of... more »
Battlement Mesa residents are awaiting a report on the health effects of oil and gas drilling.
Environmental and health officials planned to release a draft Monday of the study on the proposal by Antero Resources to drill up to 200 wells near Parachute.
Residents in the community of... more »
The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee sees no immediate change in the federation's multimillion-dollar sponsorship deal with BP PLC after a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Earlier this year, BP signed on as a major USOC sponsor, saying the Olympics' commitment to environmental issues gave... more »
Here's what I'm working on today. Will Arizona's tough new immigration law have an effect on Colorado? Will more illegal immigrants move here--hoping to avoid punishment in the Grand Canyon State? In a couple of hours I'm going to talk with Joe Mahoney, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the... more »
Federal officials plan to propose changes to areas in Colorado designated as critical habitat for the Preble's meadow jumping mouse. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is set to announce the proposal Wednesday. Agency spokeswoman Diane Katzenberger says the proposed revision is in response to a lawsuit by the city... more »