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No relief in sight for Utah activist

SALT LAKE CITY – An environmental activist knowingly broke the law when he bid on parcels of land near Utah’s national parks during an gas and oil lease auction, later making public statements that...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Senator re-creates pot DUI bill

DENVER – A Colorado lawmaker pushing for a marijuana blood-level limit for drivers said Friday he’s arguing for a fourth time because lives are at stake. The bill sponsored by Mesa County...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. shooting victims demand fund arbitrator

AURORA – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper should take a $5.2 million victims’ fund away from a private group so that assistance can more quickly be distributed, family members of many of those...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Most in N.M. back failing poor readers

ALBUQUERQUE – A new statewide poll commissioned by The Albuquerque Journal finds a strong majority of New Mexico voters want to keep third-graders who can’t read from advancing to the fourth...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

Suspect in Fort Collins fire headed to trialFORT COLLINS – A new trial is scheduled Feb. 4, 2013, for a man accused of setting a fire in Fort Collins that caused an estimated $10 million in...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Obama will visit battleground

DENVER – President Barack Obama’s campaign had had an easy time in Colorado this year, visiting college campuses three times, preaching to the choir, receiving boisterous welcomes from adoring...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snowstorm expected in central mountains

PUEBLO – A storm is expected to bring up to 10 inches to some of Colorado’s central and southern mountains.The National Weather Service says snow could be heavy in the eastern Sawatch Mountains and...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Air pollution reduction plan gets approval

DENVER – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given final approval to Colorado’s strategy to reduce pollution, which relies on switching some coal-fired power plants to natural gas.Gov....

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. marks Sept. 11 and Aurora attacks

DENVER – Colorado government leaders marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a service that also recognized the victims of the Aurora theater shooting and historic summer...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Property owners sue utility in Utah wildfire aftermath

SALT LAKE CITY – More than 100 property owners sued Utah’s largest utility for negligence Tuesday after a summer wildfire burned more than 70 square miles and destroyed more than 50 homes.The group...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. halts Mexico flights for migrants

TUCSON, Ariz. – The U.S. government has halted flights home for Mexicans caught entering the country illegally in the deadly summer heat of Arizona's deserts, a money-saving move that follows a...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Governor’s initiative inspires criticism

DENVER – A plan by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper to engage communities in charting a new course for Colorado has generated skepticism because of its vague goals and name – TBD Colorado.During...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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