Round-Up: Grass fire contained; Progress on US 50; and more

February 16, 2011

Crews have contained a grass fire that was threatening buildings near Ellicott in El Paso County...Crews are beginning to remove rock from US 50 west of Cotopaxi, and aim to have the highway reopen by the weekend...Army officials say President Barack Obama's budget proposal includes $477 million for destroying obsolete chemical weapons stored in Colorado and Kentucky....and, Katie's Law, a crime fighting tool that has raised privacy concerns has been fully implemented in Colorado.

(Image courtesy CDOT.)