Round-Up: Gov. signs first bills; Army helicopter crash due in part to pilot error; and more

March 1, 2011

Governor John Hickenlooper signed seven bills into law today, the first of his administration...An Army led investigation into a helicopter crash in Colorado's mountains last summer cites operator error among its causes...The Pueblo City Council plans to issue a letter opposing closure of Fort Lyon Correctional Facility near Las Animas, according to the Chieftain...and, the Colorado Division of Wildlife and U.S. Forest Service plan to launch a two-year research project this month on Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in the Ouray area.