Bennet, Hickenlooper Call on Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Assist Colorado Communities Recovering from Devastating Wildfires

“Last summer, wildfires consumed over 10 million acres across the country, with almost 50 percent burning on National Forest Service land. In Colorado, we saw the three largest fires in state history and over 350,000 acres burned on federal land,” wrote Bennet and Hickenlooper in a letter to Secretary Vilsack.

Officials Seek Clues in 2002 ‘John Doe’ Homicide in Saguache

If you have any information on this case or believe you may know the victim, please contact the CBI at 719-647-5999 or the SCSO at 719-655-2525. 

State Fire Agency Announces Community Risk Reduction Week 2021

CRR Week 2021 will take place Monday, January 18, 2021, through Sunday, January 24, 2021. It will kick off on Martin Luther King Day, which is a national day of service.

Governor Polis Deploying Colorado National Guard to Washington, D.C. for Presidential Inauguration

At this time, the State will deploy at least 200 members of the National Guard to Washington, D.C. and this is subject to change. 

Colorado GOP Statement on Situation at the U.S. Capitol

Greenwood Village, Colorado. — Colorado GOP Chairman Ken Buck released the following statement today regarding the situation at the United States Capitol:  “What

Red level counties move to Orange level effective today

The state’s decision to move the counties simply provides greater flexibility for local jurisdictions. CDPHE notified counties of the decision last week.

Gov. Polis Urges Colorado Hospitals to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine within 72 Hours of Receipt

“Colorado is expecting to begin receiving initial, limited doses of COVID vaccine this week, and we need to be ready to hit the ground running.”

Governor Polis Orders Flags to Half Staff in Recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day


Nursing Homes See Record Number Of New COVID Cases

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, released a report today showing new COVID cases in nursing homes in the U.S. has now reached a record number of weekly new cases this month due to the community spread among the general population, surpassing previous peaks since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) started tracking cases in nursing homes.