If state and local governments don’t meet face to face with their citizens and become a sounding board for all their frustrations, they’ve missed a valuable opportunity. That’s one major lesson learned from the flood: Listen to your residents.
CBS4 this week gathered a handful of recollections from last year’s historic flood that highlight the good-news stories that emerged. Here are a few.
Groups working to prevent domestic violence welcomed the NFL’s actions against Ray Rice on Monday but said professional sports need to do more to halt violence against women.
School meals served now are likely unrecognizable to parents. Although the staples — pizza, hamburgers, chicken nuggets — remain, they’re joined by chorizo quesadillas, harvest sweet potato bakes and Asian crispy chicken bowls, just to name a few.
“Fifty-eight in hippo years is like a man being 110,” zookeeper and pachyderm expert Dave Johnson said.
When the Fort Collins City Council approved a plan requiring retailers to charge 5 cents for every disposable bag, it followed several Colorado communities that have enacted similar measures.
Wednesday is the deadline for all national parks and monuments to prohibit unmanned aircraft, or drones, so the National Park Service can study their use.
An anti-pot campaign in Denver employs nine-foot-tall human-sized rat cages with a simple message: With so much still unknown about pot’s effects on kids’ brains, why be a lab rat?
Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis announced Monday a compromise on Colorado’s contentious fracking issue that’s dominated ballot measures, resulted in a lawsuit and spurred voter-approved bans on drilling.
After the Alkali Fire charred roughly 21,000 acres of brush and grass in northwestern Colorado last month, the state’s so-far timid wildfire season limped meekly through July. Colorado’s wildfire season in 2014 has been very mild by comparison.