Average gas prices in Colorado fell 25 cents in the past month.
Colorado's diverse economy shields Denver from oil bust like the one that hit downtown in the late 1970's and early 1980's.
Pueblo has struggled to come back from the steel industry’s collapse in the 1980s.
About 54,000 people are considered long-term jobless in Colorado. Platform to Employment is one program helping a few of them, and wants to do more.
The southern Front Range city relies heavily on a shrinking military, so it's looking to diversify the local economy.
The Grand Junction metro stands in contrast to a booming Colorado. The area has yet to recover more than 3,000 jobs lost since the recession.