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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 | 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

Lawsuit filed challenging Boulder’s new assault ban

BOULDER – Opponents have filed a lawsuit challenging Boulder’s new assault weapons ban. The Mountain States Legal Foundation filed the lawsuit Thursday, two days after city councilors passed the...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado lawmakers push for reforms as prison costs rise

DENVER – A decade ago, faced with runaway costs and a growing prison population, Colorado lawmakers pushed the state Department of Corrections to transition more offenders out of prison and into...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

DNA test confirms slain bear attacked young girl

Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Wednesday confirmed that it killed the bear that attacked a young girl at her home in East Orchard Mesa on Mother’s Day. The bear was a 2-year-old male,...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Yampa, Elk rivers have peaked for season barring heavy rains

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Forecasters say the Yampa and Elk rivers have likely reached their peak flows for the season, barring heavy rain this weekend. The Steamboat Pilot and Today reports Colorado...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News