Moderate snow continues to fall for some areas of northern El Paso and Teller Counties, accumulating in the grass and yards. Meanwhile, in the plains and along the southern I-25 stretch, light rain/snow mix continues. Take it slow on the roadways - due to VERY strong winds, we are seeing blowing dirt and snow (depending on the region), which is tremendously reducing visibility. Click on the Weather tab for more information on the forecast.
New figures show average personal income in the state grew 5.1%last year, Colorado's fastest rate in five years.
The US Bureau of Economic Analysis also says Colorado's growth rate was one percentage point better than the national average.
The latest statistics indicate Colorado's per capita income stood at $37,946 in 2005, with pay increasing in the professional and technical fields, construction and health care.
A collapse in the technology industry had kept Colorado near the bottom of the national income growth rankings since 2000.
Nationwide, per capita income growth was strongest last year in the Rocky Mountains and the Southwest, and weakest in the Great Lakes and states hit by Hurricane Katrina.