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Monday, June 22nd, 2020


New Data Shows Significant COVID-19 Impact on Bison Marketplace Comments Filed with USDA Show Losses Ample to Qualify for CFAP Relief

Bison were among the agricultural products excluded from USDA’s first round of CFAP relief in May. At the time, the agency said that insufficient market information existed to demonstrate that bison producers had suffered at least a five percent drop in price and income from the period between mid-January and mid-April.

CPW warns public of elk and moose aggressively defending their young

A major catalyst in serious conflicts with moose and elk include the presence of dogs or people making unwise choices when viewing wildlife.

State of Colorado receives funding for Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program

The CCP is a short-term disaster recovery grant to provide disaster survivors with community-based outreach, stress and resilience education, and connection to mental health and other community resources.

Coloradans urged to be “Can Do Consumers” in an effort to stay safe while helping statewide local businesses thrive

Gov. Jared Polis’ plan to help safely reopen Colorado’s economy and protect the public from the spread of COVID-19 by challenging Coloradans to be “Can Do Consumers”

Morgan Community College Announces Fall Semester Plans

Morgan Community College (MCC) re-opened its Fort Morgan campus doors to the public on June 8, 2020

Water enthusiasts should always wear personal flotation devices (PFD)

Colorado Parks and Wildlife remind outdoor recreationists to be safe on the water and wear a life vest, also known as a personal floatation device PFD).

State Labor Dept: $2.5 Billion in Unemployment Benefits Paid Since March 29th

(DENVER) — Today the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) announced it has paid out approximately $2.5 billion in unemployment benefits since March 29th. That amount includes regular unemployment benefits, and those filing Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) claims, which provides eligible claimants an extra $600 in federal benefits each week.  There were 10,270 initial regular unemployment claims filed the week ending June 13 and 17,945 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims. Over the past 13 weeks, a total of 456,763 regular unemployment initialRead More

Arapahoe County unveils small business relief plan CARES program funding will help businesses affected by COVID-19

Recognizing the impact the COVID-19 crisis has had on small and medium-size businesses, the Arapahoe County CARES Program is launching Advance Arapahoe, a $6 million grant program that will provide support and retain jobs at businesses throughout the County. “This is one of the first grant programs we’re launching through the Arapahoe County CARES Program, and it will provide crucial relief to businesses most affected by the COVID-19 shutdowns,” said Arapahoe County Board Chair Nancy Sharpe. “These small and medium-size businesses are essential to our economy, and Arapahoe Advance isRead More