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Colorado House Passes HB 1177 "Red Flag" Bill

Mar 5, 2019
Kaleb Fulgham / Creative Commons

The Colorado House passed the controversial “red-flag” bill on Monday, and now goes to the Senate. House Bill 1177 would allow law enforcement or family members to claim someone a threat to themselves or others and get a court order to have that person’s firearms seized for up to 364 days.

4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Western Colorado

Mar 5, 2019
Dan Brekke / Creative Commons

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was felt across portions of western Colorado and eastern Utah on Monday morning. According to the US Geological Survey, the quake’s epicenter was located in the Paradox Basin west of Naturita, Colorado. While no environmental or structural damages have been reported, the tremors were felt from Montrose to Moab, and as far south as Cortez.

In Cisco, a History of Creative Repurposing Lives On

Mar 4, 2019
Molly Marcello/KZMU

Winter weather is lingering in Utah’s red rock country. But one definite sign of spring is popping up in tourist-oriented Moab: the deep greens of Colorado license plates.

 

Coloradans are typically the bellwether of the busy season, signaling oncoming droves of tourists from around the world. As Moab braces for these spring visitors, so does another community just 60 miles northeast.

 

KZMU’s Molly Marcello reports from Cisco.

San Juan County Passes Resolutions Favoring Bears Ears

Feb 20, 2019
Daniel Rayzel

The San Juan County Commission passed two resolutions in favor of Bears Ears National Monument, the latest sign of a historic shift of power in the county. 

Cheers from environmental groups drowned out nearby construction noise in downtown Denver Thursday morning after Gov. Jared Polis announced an executive order that aims to bring more electric vehicles to Colorado.

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