The US Postal Service is projected to lose over $8 billion in revenue this year and on top of that they have an immediate cash flow shortage. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe is warning that the postal service may default unless Congress approves a request to keep more than $3 billion... more »
A wildfire is burning in the central Colorado mountains, west of Fraser, has grown to 530 acres.
The fire was reported Sunday afternoon and residents have been warned to get ready in case evacuations are needed. Right now the fire isn't threatening those homes.
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A spokesman for the once mighty community activist group ACORN says the group is disbanding.
National ACORN spokesman Kevin Whelan said Monday that the organization's board decided to close remaining state affiliates and field offices by April 1 because of falling revenues. Some other national operations will continue operating... more »
Biologists working with the owner of a western Colorado ranch are trying to determine if a pack of wolves has settled there.
Biologists consulting for the High Lonesome Ranch north of DeBeque, about 200 miles west of Denver, say they have seen signs of wolves. They sent animal droppings... more »
The White House says President Barack Obama is pleased that the economy is moving in the right direction but wants to press harder on creating jobs. The unemployment rate fell to 10 percent in November as employers cut the smallest number of jobs since the recession began. White House economics... more »
A college threatened by a 13-square-mile wildfire closed Wednesday as flames burned in hills above the campus.
Moorpark College in Ventura County posted the closing announcement to its 2,500 students on its Web site Wednesday morning.
County fire spokesman Bill Nash said the fire did not weaken overnight... more »