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Paving planned for road to Skywalk

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Teeth-chattering. Axle-busting. Head-pounding. The dirt-and-gravel stretch of the road that leads tourists to the Grand Canyon Skywalk is no doubt rugged. For some, the washboard...

DATE: April 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo selected as latest language for new ‘Star Wars’ dub

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In the new translation of “Star Wars,” Darth Vader is Luke’s bizhe’e. The classic 1977 film that launched a science-fiction empire and revealed the force within a farm boy who...

DATE: April 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Marijuana tax debate stalls in Colorado

DENVER – Marijuana taxation brought the Colorado Legislature to a standstill early Saturday, with the House giving up and heading home without voting after the pot debate stretched past midnight....

DATE: April 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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N.M. lawmakers push for new wilderness TAOS, N.M. – On the heels of the newest federal monument designation in northern New Mexico, members of the state’s congressional delegation are pushing for...

DATE: April 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Several Colorado towns go to pot in board game

ASPEN – Aspen has evolved into a hub of Colorado’s marijuana industry, at least in a homegrown board game called Colorado Cannabis Craze. The game was created by two partners in Louisville-based...

DATE: April 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot-legalization proponents pooh-pooh ballot proposal

DENVER – Marijuana legalization could be going back to the ballot in Colorado – a prospect that infuriated pot legalization activists Friday. The marijuana ballot measure proposal went public as...

DATE: April 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Agritourism proposed for rural places

Colorado is looking to agricultural tourism to boost rural economies. A plan released Friday by the Colorado Tourism Office and the Colorado Department of Agriculture provides a three-year road map...

DATE: April 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Immigrant reporting law repealed

DENVER – Colorado sheriffs and police will no longer be required to notify federal authorities when they arrest someone suspected of living illegally in the U.S., ending a policy passed seven years...

DATE: April 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Udall’s FAA furlough-relief bill passed in Senate

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a Sen. Mark Udall-led bill Thursday night to avoid more furloughs of essential Federal Aviation Administration employees as a result of automatic,...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State approves license to build uranium mill in Montrose County

DENVER – After a lengthy and contentious approval process, Colorado granted a license for construction to begin on the first new uranium mill in the United States in more than 30 years. The...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court says pot smokers can be fired

DENVER – Medical and recreational marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but employers in the state can lawfully fire workers who test positive for the drug, even if it was used off duty, according to...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot-impaired driving debate makes return

DENVER – It’s the zombie initiative of the Colorado Legislature: A proposal to create a blood test for drivers who are marijuana users came back to life for a fifth time Wednesday as a House...

DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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