Colorado

BLM to offer almost 80,000 acres in Colorado for energy lease sale

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By Derek Draplin | The Center Square

Nearly 80,000 acres in Colorado will be available for oil and gas development through lease sale later this year.

The sales could mean a windfall of revenue for the state of Colorado, which receives 48 percent of the bureau's individual lease sales.

CDOT conducting chip sealing operations on Highways 116 and 385

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Colorado Department of Transportation will be conducting chip sealing operations in Baca, Prowers and Kiowa counties next week.

Monday, July 29, operations will begin on CO 116, west of Two Buttes from mile marker three to seven. Work will be done from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and require alternating lane closures. 

Friday, August 2, operations will move to US 385 near Sheridan Lake from mile marker 121 to 124. Work will be done from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and require alternating lane closures.