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Monday, July 31st, 2017



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Front Range — Action Day for Ozone

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Regional Air Quality Council have issued an OZONE ACTION DAY ALERT at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017 for the Front Range Urban Corridor from El Paso County north to Larimer and Weld counties, including the Denver-Boulder area, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Greeley. Light winds, increasing sunshine, and hot temperatures will lead to increased ozone concentrations. This Ozone Action Day Alert will remain in effect until at least 4 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017. For statewide conditions, forecastsRead More

Possible delays at driver license offices Monday, July 31, 2017

Use of online services highly encouraged   LAKEWOOD — Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) offices will be open on Monday, July 31; however, customers should be prepared for possible service delays. Please note that our new Colorado DRIVES system is not affected by these technical issues, so online services remain available. Customers are encouraged to use our 18 online services (examples listed below) at mydmv.colorado.gov. ·       Renew a driver license or ID ·       Schedule an appointment ·       Renew vehicle registration ·       Request a driver record ·       Change driver license orRead More

CBI to Host 50th Anniversary Ceremony on Steps of Capitol–August 1, 2017

  LAKEWOOD — Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Michael Rankin welcomes Colorado Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne and other honored guests at a ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the CBI on the West Steps of the Capitol Building (200 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO) beginning at 10:00 am on August 1, 2017. In addition to a handful of speakers at the celebration, a proclamation signed by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will be read at the event.   Please join the CBI, as the staff honors five decades of dedicated serviceRead More

TODAY’S EVENTS – Monday, July 31

WHAT’S GOOD TODAY? SCHOOLHOUSE NEWS: Strasburg student registration STRASBURG — Registration for new and returning Strasburg High School and Hemphill Middle School students opened July 3. New secondary students can register online at www.strasburg31j.com and clicking on the registration tab. Students returning to the high or middle may enroll online through their account on the PowerSchool Parent Portal. Once enrolled, students are asked to print out the confirmation page and bring it with them when picking up schedules in August. The process must be completed for each child attending the Strasburg School District. ForRead More