Democrat Jared Polis formally announced his bid Tuesday for a second term as Colorado’s governor, citing his record in confronting the coronavirus pandemic, efforts to curb health care costs and a commitment to expanding early childhood education.
Police departments across the country are under scrutiny over use of excessive force. In Glenwood Springs, the police chief is looking at different ways to help make interactions between officers and suspects safer.
Colorado’s governor is warning he will “protect and aggressively assert” his state’s water rights after Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced a plan to spend $500 million on a canal and reservoir project that includes claiming access to land in Colorado under a 99-year-old compact between the states.
The Mesa County District Attorney and the Colorado Attorney General released a joint statement on the decision to open a grand jury investigation into allegations of tampering with Mesa County election equipment and official misconduct.
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, the Department of Human Services, and the Department of Public Health and Environment are conducting a joint site visit review of Mind Springs Health.
11 News has obtained newly released video from a Colorado case that is getting national attention. Two-and-a-half hours of footage shows a now convicted semi-truck driver getting questioned by law enforcement after a deadly crash on I-70 in 2019.
Colorado firefighters have boxed in the big fire that destroyed nearly 1,000 homes in their effort to prevent it from spreading — but officials warned Tuesday that gusty winds expected ahead of a snowstorm could cause flareups in the burn zone between Denver and Boulder.
Investigators were still trying to determine what caused flames to tear through at least 9.4 square miles, leaving nearly 1,000 houses and other buildings torched in suburbs between Denver and Boulder.
Health insurance premiums are expected to stay stable next year for individuals buying coverage on the Colorado insurance exchange, continuing a cost-saving trend under a state-run program that covers the most expensive cases, Gov. Jared Polis said Tuesday.
Colorado lifted some fishing restrictions along a stretch of the Colorado River on Tuesday, but biologists warn that historically low water flows caused by a drought in the U.S. West, high water temperatures and wildfire sediment that all starve trout of oxygen could force future bans.