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A new guide aims to help Colorado school districts offer mental health support to students

A new toolkit to be officially released Monday will help Colorado educators, parents and district administrators infuse mental health support into classrooms and schools. The 60-page online guide...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Missing kayaker in SW Colorado reservoir presumed drowned

TELLURIDE, Colo. – A kayaker who went missing in a reservoir in southwest Colorado is believed to have drowned. The Telluride Daily Planet reports a search for the 21-year-old man from Norwood has...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Should bitcoin be allowed for Colorado campaign contributions?

Could Colorado be ready to accept bitcoin as a way of making donations to candidates? Secretary of State Wayne Williams is proposing rules that could start that process. But the better question,...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado officers shoot, kill man who drew gun during arrest

PUEBLO – Colorado authorities say officers shot and killed a man who pulled a gun on them in Pueblo County. The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were investigating a suspicious vehicle...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona ‘Dreamers’ struggle after losing cheaper tuition

PHOENIX – David Montenegro worked part-time restaurant jobs and took advantage of Arizona’s lower in-state tuition as he labored through years of college. Now a senior with the goal of becoming a...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Storms prompt flash flood alerts in Wyoming, Colorado

DENVER – A storm that has dumped up to 5 inches of rain so far has prompted flash flood warnings and watches in southeastern Wyoming and northeastern Colorado. The National weather Service issued a...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mancos Cowboy Half Marathon to raise money for library

Registration is open for the 2018 Mancos Cowboy Half Marathon , an annual fundraiser for the Mancos Public Library. The event, which includes a 5K and a 1-mile fun run in addition to the...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado child released from hospital after bear attack

GRAND JUNCTION – A 5-year-old girl who was attacked by a bear outside her western Colorado home has been released from a hospital. St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction says Kimberly Cyr was...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bear gets stuck inside Colorado mountain town post office

PITKIN – Officials say a postal employee arrived at work in a Colorado mountain town to find a black bear stuck inside the post office. A photo of the bear found Friday shows him on the ground amid...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police review school search amid angry cries from students

DENVER – Students and staff demanded answers at a school board meeting nearly a month after officers went classroom by classroom at a largely minority high school in Denver and asked teenagers for...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado business groups will push for tax hike for roads

DENVER – A coalition of business groups announced plans Friday to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Agency seeks comments on Aspen Mountain skiing expansion

ASPEN – The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public comment on the Aspen Skiing Co.’s plan to expand its skiing areas and snowmaking system on Aspen Mountain. The Aspen Times reports the federal...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News