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DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT – NWS Pueblo

DROUGHT INFORMATION STATEMENT – NWS Pueblo

Improvements in Drought Conditions continue across South Central and Southeast Colorado   SYNOPSIS: The North American Monsoon remained active across south central and southeast Colorado throughout the month of August, bringing periods of abundant moisture and bouts of heavy rainfall across the region. With that said, the latest US Drought Monitor issued Thursday, September 15th […]

State Water Plan on Tap for $11.4M from Gaming Revenue

State Water Plan on Tap for $11.4M from Gaming Revenue

  Colorado’s state water plan will receive $11.4 million from gaming revenues this year, a 43% increase over last year’s distribution. The Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission on Thursday announced that sports betting yielded tax revenues of $12.4 million in its second year of operation. Under House Bill 19-1327, which later became Proposition DD on […]

Colorado Employment Situation – August 2022

Colorado Employment Situation – August 2022

      Household survey data: According to the survey of households, Colorado’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point in August to 3.4 percent. The number of unemployed individuals rose by 4,600 over the same time period to 112,000. The national unemployment rate edged upward by two-tenths of a percentage point […]

Dorothy Jean “Jeanie” Scranton – February 24, 1934 – September 13, 2022

Dorothy Jean “Jeanie” Scranton – February 24, 1934 – September 13, 2022

    A Mass of Christian burial for longtime Lamar, Colorado resident, Dorothy Jean “Jeanie” Scranton will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Reverend Joseph Lawrence as celebrant. A rosary service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30AM […]

VA Awards Over $130M to Establish Stable Housing for Homeless Vets and Families

VA Awards Over $130M to Establish Stable Housing for Homeless Vets and Families

  WASHINGTON —The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that it awarded $137 million in grants through VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program to help Veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless and their families. These grant awards supplement the previous FY 2022 SSVF grants, increase the number of Veterans who […]