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Tag Archives: The Home Front

The Home Front: Air Force to pay $900k for clean water and to ‘remove perfluorinated compounds’ in El Paso County

“Nearly two years after toxic chemicals from Air Force firefighting foam were found in water drawn from the Widefield aquifer, the military announced a string […]...

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April 19, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Mix

The Home Front: High winds and a wildfire earns El Paso County a ‘disaster declaration’

“El Paso County signed a disaster declaration Tuesday night and is urging the state to take command of a wind-fueled blaze that started along Interstate […]...

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April 18, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Mike Pence pledges ‘manned missions to the moon and Mars’ in Colorado Springs, per report

“Vice President Mike Pence told a Colorado Springs crowd Monday that America will reach new heights in space under the Trump administration, including a pledge […]...

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April 17, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Woman found in a Vail dumpster has been ‘arrested for false reporting’

“A woman found in a dumpster was arrested for false reporting Thursday, April 12,” reports Vail Daily. “Linnea Marlene Hayda, 31, of Vail, was arrested in […]...

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April 13, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: TABOR lawsuit could ‘delay a critical piece of funding for the widening of Interstate 25’

“A years-old lawsuit could delay a critical piece of funding for the widening of Interstate 25 between Monument and Castle Rock, possibly pushing back the […]...

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April 12, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Colorado Springs ‘topped Denver’ in magazine’s ‘Best Places to Live’

“Colorado Springs topped Denver to take the second-place ranking, behind Austin, Texas, in this year’s list of ‘Best Places to Live’ by U.S. News & […]...

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April 10, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Access to ‘long-acting contraceptives’ credited with decline of teen birth rates in Colorado

“Widespread access to long-acting contraceptives is credited with declining teen birth rates in La Plata County and across Colorado,” reports The Durango Herald. “It’s been […]...

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April 9, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Colorado’s shrinking snowpack means ‘There’s going to be people without water’

“Colorado’s shrinking mountain snowpack — at 66 percent of normal statewide Thursday — forced an expanded federal drought designation covering nearly a quarter of the […]...

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April 6, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: 2017 drug deaths in Colorado ‘almost certainly were the worst in the state’s history’

“Colorado drug deaths almost certainly were the worst in the state’s history last year, as the opioid epidemic morphed into a broader overdose crisis. Deaths […]...

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April 5, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

The Home Front: Jennifer Carroll’s election as mayor of Erie signal’s town’s ‘post-Firestone approach to oil and gas regulation’

“Final returns on Tuesday for Erie’s municipal election, billed in recent months as a referendum on the town’s renewed post-Firestone approach to oil and gas […]...

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April 4, 2018 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

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This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

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The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

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