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1 year 2 months ago

Colorado drought plan up for revision

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's drought plan is coming up for review. The Colorado Water Conservation Board updates its drought plan every three years and another revision is due this fall. According to the Durango Herald, the board is trying to come up with a plan to deal with a...

1 year 5 months ago

Terrorism fight takes friends to the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two senior aides advising President Barack Obama on the latest developments in the Boston Marathon investigation are longtime friends who met during the shock and confusion of the Sept. 11 attacks. White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler and counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco have been leading the fight against...

2 years 4 months ago

Make an emergency plan and prepare a kit

In case a wildfire ever occurs near you, you should prepare your family with a plan and a kit. Some items to remember include a 3-day supply of food and water, your cellphone and a charger, extra cash, medications, a first aid kit, copies of any important personal documents, family...

3 years 2 months ago

Vote postponed in House over debt plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - House GOP leaders are postponing a vote on a plan to trade more than $1 trillion in spending cuts for an increase in the government's borrowing cap that would be nearly as large. Rep. David Dreier of California says the postponement is because congressional scorekeepers said...

3 years 3 months ago

State pension projections too optimistic

DENVER (AP) - Some economists say Colorado's pension plan used unrealistically high investment returns when it projected it would be fully funded in 30 years. The Denver Post reported Sunday the Public Employees Retirement Association assumes an 8 percent investment return. The newspaper quoted economists and financial advisers as...

3 years 4 months ago

Be Red Cross ready

The American Red Cross recommends every family to be "Red Cross Ready" in emergency situations. That means get a kit, make a plan, and be informed. The following information is from the American Red Cross website: GET A KIT: At a minimum, have the basic supplies listed...

3 years 5 months ago

Xcell Energy aligns with state energy plan

DENVER (AP) - Officials at Colorado's largest energy provider say they're keeping a program encouraging home solar sources to help them meet the state's renewable energy mandate. The proposal is part of a plan Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy submitted to state regulators yesterday.

3 years 11 months ago

Sheriff draws up hazard plan

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in drafting the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. Comments from the public will be accepted through December 15. The policy will identify the natural hazards in Pueblo County and the risk they pose. The plan will also outline actins that may...

4 years 4 months ago

Input needed on Academy Boulevard project

Residents, businesses representatives and other interested people are invited to be a part of the Academy Boulevard Corridor Great Streets Plan. This phase of the process is focusing on Academy from Maizeland Road to Drennan Road. A public meeting will be held June 24, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., in...

4 years 6 months ago

Airport plans Master Plan update

The Colorado Springs Airport is ready to update its Master Plan with a goal of meeting FAA standards over the next 25 years. According to Director of Aviation Mark Earle, the plan will give priority to safety and security, followed by financial feasibility, operational efficiency, and environmental prudence. "Our...

4 years 7 months ago

Pueblo West residents want rec facility built

Community members in Pueblo West want to create a center that offers recreational programs to the public. Rebecca Kaspari says the group has received 21 acres of donated land, located near McCulloch Blvd. Kaspari says the group wants to build a 17,000 sq. ft. building, a playground area, shade structures...

4 years 10 months ago

Plan to save FREX moves forward

It looks like the Front Range Express transit system (FREX) will be saved for another year. A plan to fund the commuter bus route for 2010 cleared a major hurdle in Denver Thursday as the Colorado Transportation Commission gave its approval to the transit system to sell up to nine...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Mortgage relief plan hits goal early

The government's mortgage relief program has hit its goal of helping 500,000 borrowers, almost a month ahead of schedule. The government in July gave the lending industry a Nov. 1 deadline to meet that goal for the $50 billion program, which is designed to reduce foreclosures by lowering borrowers' monthly...

5 years 1 month ago

Colorado terror plot suspect appears in federal court

A judge ordered an Afghanistan-born Colorado man who allegedly received al-Qaida training and had bomb-making instructions on his computer to be held pending a detention hearing Thursday. Investigators say Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old airport shuttle driver, played a direct role in an alleged terror plot that unraveled during a trip...

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