Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado announced it has received a $20,000 grant from Starbucks to fund its mobile food pantries, which travel to areas where there are few food resources. Lynne Telford, Care and Share CEO said the gift was greatly needed. “One in eight people in Southern Colorado struggle with hunger, including one in six children,” she stated in a press release.
KKTV reports that mosquitoes
in Pueblo County
tested positive for West Nile virus
, the first to do so in Colorado in 2019. No human cases have been confirmed in Pueblo this year.
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
has canceled its 2020 motorcycle race
after racer Carlin Dunne
crashed and died this year, the Gazette r
The Colorado Department of Transportation
is adding more routes to its regional Bustang
bus service, The Denver Post
reports. The new routes connect Denver to Loveland, Arapahoe Basin
and Estes Park/Rocky Mountain National Park.
by conservative-leaning Louisville-based Magellan Strategies
found 47 percent of likely Colorado voters oppose recalling Gov. Jared Polis
, compared to 38 percent who support it.
chose Nunn Construction
to build the Edward J. Robson Arena
, a sports venue that’s part of the City for Champions
Mental Health Colorado
has named Vincent Atchity
as its president and CEO.
An environmental assessment
on sites for the U.S. Space Command
is open until Aug. 23 for public comment. Colorado’s Peterson, Schriever
and Buckley Air Force bases
are vying for the command, along with a base in California and another in Alabama. Email comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
is closing its urgent care
facility in Teller County
— the only such facility in the area, the Gazette
In partnership with local nonprofits and service providers, the city will host an “expo-style” event titled “Addressing Homelessness: A Community Call to Action”
Aug. 1 at 6 p.m., at City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St.