Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $1.5 Billion, Benefits Colorado's OutdoorsThe estimated Powerball jackpot jumped to at least $1.5 billion. Win or lose, the money collected during ticket sales helps the outdoor lifestyle in Colorado.
$900 Million Powerball Jackpot Is Record-Setting, Drawing Saturday NightThe Powerball jackpot jumped to $900 million on Saturday, hours before the drawing for the record jackpot. The previous record was $564.1 million.
New Bike Trail Funding Plan Fails In Colorado LegislatureColorado needs more recreational bike trails — just not a change to how they're paid for, lawmakers from both parties agreed Thursday as they voted down a bill to direct more Colorado Lottery money to bike trails along state highways.
Nature Park Planned For Urban Denver NeighborhoodThe uninitiated might see only the empty, miniature vodka bottles and ghostly plastic shopping bags littering a vacant lot in northeast Denver. Wildlife biologist Stacie Gilmore's trained eyes scan a pool of drainage water and pick out red-winged blackbirds hiding in the cattails.
Parks And Trails Devastated By Flooding Will Rebuild With $13 Million In GrantsParks and trails devastated by last fall's record flooding are getting a second chance thanks to a $13 million grant. More than a dozen projects are benefiting from the funding.
Great Outdoors Colorado Grants $5M For Flood RecoveryColorado is still recovering from the floods in September, and those efforts got a big boost Wednesday from Great Outdoors Colorado.
Auditors Slam Colorado Lottery Staff BonusesThe Colorado Lottery is getting criticized for its sales staff bonuses. State auditors say the Lottery has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars without tying the payouts the actual sale performances.
Unknown Powerball Player In Colorado Wins $2MThe interest in Powerball this week has some wondering how Colorado benefits from having the numbers game here.
$29.5M In Lottery Funds Going To Colorado River ProjectsGov. John Hickenlooper is doling out nearly $30 million in outdoor recreation funds for open space, outdoor recreation and trail projects centered around river corridors.
Colorado Lottery Reports Record In SalesThe Colorado Lottery says record sales of Scratch tickets and new Jackpot games helped it post $518.9 million in sales for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Valmont Bike Park Opens To The PublicA bike park that has been 2 years in the making opened this weekend in Boulder.