Colorado

  • Colorado's 3rd Congressional District Representative Scott Tipton will face challengers in both the Republican primary and the November general election.
  • Citizens urge the Montezuma County Commissioners to support a Master Leasing Plan, but opposition remains.


  • Club 20 group says Colorado may need more sales tax.
  • Wolverines may be listed under the Endangered Species Act.


  • The economic recovery has been good to Colorado, but not New Mexico.
  • The percentage of Montezuma County children living in poverty is down, but remains high among Colorado counties.

  • Montezuma County is crying foul over an apparent state requirement that it join the Southwest Colorado Council of Governments in order to receive funds toward its broadband expansion plan.


  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering whether to list as endangered or threatened three species of animals found in the West.


Colorado Caucus 2016

Feb 29, 2016
www.coloradoan.com

The 2016 Colorado caucuses are on Super Tuesday, March 1st, when the state Democratic and Republican parties will be making choices about who their candidates will be for the general election in November. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Alan Klein of the Montezuma County Democrats, and District Attorney Will Furse, who is on the central committee for the Montezuma County Republicans, about how caucuses work, why its important to participate, and when and where to do so on March 1st.

  • Cable TV subscribers in southwest Colorado may finally be getting Denver channels.
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is providing $86.4 million to the Navajo Housing Authority to help fund affordable housing on the Navajo Nation.

  • Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation and the State Patrol are calling for more education and awareness around driving safety.

  • The U.S. Forest Service has changed a proposed rule designed to protect water for ski areas.
  • Biologists with Colorado Parks and Wildlife are pleading with citizens not to feed big-game animals despite the cold and snow.


  • Colorado property-tax expert is coming to Dolores County to investigate three factors that may justify lower assessments for farmers.
  • Voters in Montezuma and Dolores counties will be weighing in on a number of questions on election day.


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