More fatal crashes happen on Colorado roads during the three months between Memorial Day and Labor Day than any other time of year. To keep drivers and passengers safe this summer, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP), local law enforcement agencies and other safety partners are collaborating to implement several safety enforcement and outreach efforts across the state.
If getting rid of an old car seat is on your spring cleaning to-do list, or if you're an expectant parent hoping to save a few bucks by obtaining a secondhand seat, there are a few things you need to know. While reusing car seats may seem economical and environmentally friendly, Car Seats Colorado wants to remind parents there are some very serious safety risks involved.
Whether it is the early morning fog over the park, vivid summer sunsets or the beauty of a full moon rising, my "office" is an amazing place.
After 10 years a ranger at two Colorado state parks, I've learned no two days are the same, whether you are talking about the people, the weather or the activities that take place. A day in the life of a park ranger can bring everything from a pleasant campfire talk to a panic over a snake in a campground to a late-night fight and everything in between.
Colorado's risk-limiting audit pioneered a critical process to show the security of elections. The Colorado Secretary of State's office documented the monumental effort by state and county election officials last fall when it completed the nation's first "risk-limiting audit" to ensure that the counties' ballot tabulation systems accurately counted the votes cast by Colorado's electors.
For decades, planetary scientists have suspected that ancient Mars was a much warmer, wetter environment than it is today, but estimates of just how much water Mars has lost since its formation vary widely.
It didn't look like the typical nitty gritty work of wildlife conservation.
For a few chaotic minutes Monday, it looked like the "Bighorn Sheep Rodeo." And it seemed the Colorado Parks and Wildlife wranglers were losing.
But the tide turned quickly and soon the bucking bighorn sheep were subdued by about 100 CPW wildlife officers, biologists, staff and volunteers who swarmed some 30 sheep from Colorado Springs' Rampart herd trapped under a 70-by-70 foot net.
Have you ever wondered how to become a scientist? Dr. Debra Fischer answers your question is this short video from the National Science Foundation.
The Rocky Mountain Region of the USDA Forest Service has announced the availability of 300 temporary jobs in a variety of occupations for the 2018 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Temporary jobs are available for trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archaeology and administrative support.