Grand Canyon helicopter not required to have anti-fire system

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The sightseeing helicopter that crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, was not required to have a system that would keep it from bursting into flames on...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Despite complaints, Ryan Zinke pushing big reorganization

DENVER – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pressing ahead with a massive overhaul of his department, despite growing opposition to his proposal to move hundreds of public employees out of Washington...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Shooting reported at south Florida high school

Police have taken the person suspected of opening fire at a south Florida high school into custody, Broward Sheriff’s Office said. The shooting was reported shortly before students were let out of...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado Senators Bennet and Gardner introduce immigration bill amendment

WASHINGTON – Colorado Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet have filed an amendment for consideration as the Senate begins debate on an immigration overhaul and legal protections for the recipients...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Interior Department to replace Obama-era rule on methane emissions

WASHINGTON – The Interior Department is replacing an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. A rule being published in the...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Congress stumbles into government shutdown Thursday night; budget deal stalled

WASHINGTON – The U.S. government stumbled into a shutdown at midnight as a rogue Senate Republican blocked a speedy vote on a massive, bipartisan, budget-busting spending deal, protesting the...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Teen girl dies in fall from cliff hike at Zion National Park

SALT LAKE CITY – A 13-year-old girl fell to her death from a popular narrow trail bordered by steep drops at Zion National Park, officials said Tuesday. The Utah girl was hiking with family when...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

FBI agents, police search western Colorado funeral home

MONTROSE – FBI agents and police have searched a western Colorado funeral home, but officials declined to say why. KKCO-TV in Grand Junction reports agents removed documents and other items and...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New Mexico man shot in head in apparent road rage incident

SANTA FE – A scientist’s father says his son is recovering from surgery after being shot in the head in an apparent road rage incident. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the Santa Fe County...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

County officials back drilling plan for western Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION – County officials are backing Terra Energy Partners’ plan to drill 63 natural gas wells on the slopes of the Roan Plateau, but they sought assurances that the visual impacts of the...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New Jersey man dies while backcountry skiing in Colorado

VAIL – A New Jersey man who went missing while backcountry skiing in Colorado has been found dead. The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office says 24-year-old Samuel Failla’s body was found east of Vail on...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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