Jefferson County files most of state’s unemployment claims

DENVER – Recent figures show federal workers in Jefferson County, near Denver, have made the most unemployment claims in Colorado since the government shutdown began more than three weeks ago. The...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

USA Today publisher targeted for buyout

DENVER – The publisher of USA Today has received a $1.36 billion buyout bid from a media group with a history of taking over struggling newspapers and slashing jobs. MNG Enterprises, better known...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Volunteers find little trash at Rocky Mountain National Park

DENVER – Volunteers have stepped forward to help clean up Rocky Mountain National Park during the partial federal shutdown. But The Denver Post reports that volunteers over the weekend found...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Health isn’t 1st priority for energy regulators, court rules

DENVER – The Colorado Supreme Court said Monday that state law does not allow oil and gas regulators to make health and environmental protection their top priority, prompting Democrats who control...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: Shrinking ridership hampers New Mexico commuter rail

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico’s only commuter rail line has marked another year of shrinking ridership. A report released Monday by the Legislative Finance Committee shows there were more than...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2019 National Western is last chance to visit old stockyards

DENVER (AP) – The year was 1906, and there was no rodeo in sight. In the inaugural year of the National Western Stock Show, any display of roping and riding skill was still 25 years away. There was...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

No ID yet after human remains found in Taos-area home fire

TAOS, N.M. – Human remains found inside a home that caught fire in the Taos area still haven’t been identified yet. However, family members of the homeowner believe 80-year-old archaeologist Jon...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A boy fights kidney cancer with the help of his family

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – They coo soothing words through gritted teeth, over the coughing and the writhing and the desperate cries of “Ow!” and “Please stop!” from their 4-year-old son on the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

No guns allowed in gallery during New Mexico joint sessions

SANTA FE –The New Mexico Legislature is prohibiting people from carrying guns in the House gallery during Tuesday’s opening session Tuesday and any other joint sessions of the two legislative...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Discovery of toddler’s body in yard leads to couple’s arrest

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque man says his landscaper requested permission to bury a cat in his backyard, but police looking for the landscaper’s missing 1-year-old daughter found her body instead....

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Aspen Skiing Co. plans $15 million in affordable housing

ASPEN – Aspen Skiing Co. plans to build a $15 million affordable-housing complex in the western Colorado town of Basalt. The Aspen Times reported Friday the complex would have 36 units and a total...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS – Authorities say a man is dead after shots were fired during a struggle with Colorado Springs police. The Gazette reports the shooting occurred early Saturday. No officers were...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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