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Residents moving out of Colorado in record numbers

DENVER – A record number of residents have moved out of Colorado, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. New annual figures from the bureau’s American Community Survey show that...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

President Trump scales back 2 national monuments in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY - President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is drastically scaling back two national monuments established in Utah by his Democratic predecessors, the largest reduction of...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. officials drop mining cleanup rule after industry objects

BILLINGS, Mont. – President Donald Trump’s administration announced Friday that it won’t require mining companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up their pollution, despite...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

IUD program leads to decline in teen pregnancies, abortions

DENVER – Colorado teen pregnancies and abortions have dropped sharply since 2009, and state health officials attribute much of the trend to the increased availability of free and low-cost access to...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police look for better ways to deal with people in crisis

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – Juan Gabriel Torres twice drank a beer in front of police officers while in possession of a knife in 2016. The first time, he was arrested. The next time, he was shot dead....

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. Forest Service didn’t call for pulling its land from Bears Ears, USDA nominee tells Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON – Two senior Senate Democrats want President Donald Trump to explain why he’s poised to remove protections for U.S. Forest Service land in the Bears Ears National Monument when the...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Strong sign-up pace for Colorado health exchange

DENVER – Coloradans are signing up for insurance through the state’s health care exchange in greater numbers than they were at this time last year. The Denver Post reports that nearly 44,000 people...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Maroon Bells Scenic Area experiences jump in visitation

ASPEN – A Colorado recreation official says visitation to the Maroon Bells Scenic Area outside Aspen has increased by almost 40 percent in the past two years, putting a strain on staff and...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Newly elected Colo. lawmaker apologizes for comments on Obama, minorities

PUEBLO – A newly elected state representative is apologizing for comments she made against former President Barack Obama, Muslims and others. The Pueblo Chieftain reports state Rep. Judy Reyher...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Caboose to boost efforts to save Calhan’s railroad history

COLORADO SPRINGS, (AP) – The train depot in Calhan used to be the talk of the town. Now, it rarely sees any sign of life. Recently painted red, the building sits mostly abandoned in the small town...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lost, stolen guns used in thousands of crimes

DENVER – Thousands of crimes across the country are committed using guns stolen from lawful gun owners’ homes, cars and gun stores. That’s according to an analysis of crime data – and the number of...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico moves to rein in predatory lending operations

SANTA FE – New Mexico is moving forward with an overhaul of the storefront lending marketplace that will cap interest rates at an annual 175 percent starting Jan. 1, while state regulators said...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News