Thursday Newscast, 9/21/17, 7:04 a.m.

Sep 21, 2017

Newscast for Thursday, September 21, 2017, 7:04 a.m.:

  • Colorado regulators are starting work on new rules for thousands of pipelines that crisscross oil and gas fields.  The sessions come after a fatal home explosion earlier this year, blamed on a gas leak.  A public hearing is scheduled for December, and regulators could vote on the rules after that.
  • State economists told lawmakers on the joint budget committee today that Colorado's economy remains strong. 91.5 KRCC's Bente Birkeland has more...
  • A test this summer allowing dogs on certain trails in Mueller State Park near Divide has ended with park officials deciding not to make the change permanent.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the test resulted in numerous complaints and repeated rule violations.  The department says they also issued seven tickets during the three-month trial period.  Dogs are still allowed in the campground, picnic areas, and along paved roads on a leash.