The University of Coloradoâ€™s annual economic forecast released Monday offers a mixed-bag looking ahead to 2012.Â Much of it depends on what part of the state you live in and in what line of work youâ€™re in.Â Economists expect farming to continue to be the bright spot, while other sectors such as construction and tourism and hospitality may continue to sputter.Â But as KUNC's Kirk Siegler reports, overall, the forecast is much brighter than at the height of the recession.
The financially troubled US Postal Service is considering cuts that would slow first-class mail delivery across Coloradoâ€”and the country. The change would eliminate the chance of next-day delivery for stamped letters across Colorado.
Crossroads Ministry of Estes Park has served 459 households, 1,144 individuals and 417 children since 1982. It provides food pantry and emergency services, assistance with rent, utilities, medical, gasoline and other basic human needs.