Tuesday Newscast, 5/16/17, 5:32 PM

May 16, 2017

Newscast for Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 5:32 PM:

  • A 1.9-billion-dollar funding allotment doesn’t go far enough to address the state’s transportation infrastructure needs, says CDOT executive director Shailen Bhatt...
     
  • The Ellicott Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in El Paso County will close in late June.  The Colorado Springs Gazette reports the center experienced financial hardship, especially after the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires. The center had taken in a record number of animals last year, draining its finances.  The center opened in 2000 and operated on donations.  It stopped taking animals in late April. Many of the remaining 30 or so have been released back into the wild.