U.S. Forest officials say they may have to shut down some national forests in Colorado and Wyoming…and, Pueblo’s Urban Renewal Authority is expected to begin its search for a new Executive Director tomorrow.

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Governor Bill Ritter signed the state’s 18.2 billion dollar budget into law today. It goes into effect this July and fills a more than 1 billion dollar shortfall…State lawmakers are divided on whether teachers should be held accountable for the poor performance of students whose parents aren’t involved in their education…and, city employees in Trinidad [...]

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Colorado lawmakers have unveiled a major overhaul of the state’s college tuition program…A Colorado coal mine had a surprise visit from inspectors over the weekend…Republican Congressman Mike Coffman says he’s trying to help the Army expand a training site in southeast Colorado…and, Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Colorado to campaign for Democrat Betsy [...]

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Senator Mark Udall (D) says Republican senators have been using “arcane rules” to block committee hearings in Congress….and, an education advocacy coalition wants lawmakers to take the issue of proposed school budget cuts to Colorado voters.

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Colorado lawmakers are debating a bill that would punish people who kill a fetus while committing another crime, but opponents say it’s an attempt to pave the way for a ban on abortion…and, the Army has released an environmental assessment of a new plan to accelerate the destruction of mustard agent at the [...]

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Officials with Pueblo County school district 70 are considering going to a four-day school week, which could save up to $1.1 million a year…A new study from an environmental advocacy group says a bill in the state legislature that aims to increase renewable energy standards will create new jobs if approved, while critics question the [...]

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A Veteran Trauma Court is officially opening today in Colorado Springs to help veterans who may be suffering from post traumatic stress disorder or other war injuries…Otero County officials have taken the first steps toward finding out if they can develop a renewable energy industry in the region…and, the House Finance Committee yesterday killed a [...]

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Authorities say a dummy artillery shell was found outside one of the gates at Fort Carson…State health officials say Colorado may have bypassed the annual seasonal flu period due to the H1N1, or swine flu, outbreak last fall…And, Xcel Energy announces a scheduled opening for their new power plant in Pueblo.

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