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Reflection on Waldo Canyon Fire

COLORADO SPRINGS – The first signs of trouble – the kind of devastating trouble that would ruin lives, displace thousands, kill two people, destroy a record number of homes and unleash one of the...

DATE: July 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Self-help author dies

SALT LAKE CITY – Considered a pioneer in the self-help genre, author Stephen R. Covey had an enormous impact on the corporate world and the personal lives of millions.The well-known motivational...

DATE: July 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fort Collins drive-in theater still going strong

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Americans love going to the movies, and to some, the best way to watch their favorite stars on the silver screen is under the stars at a drive-in theater.Drive-in theaters are a...

DATE: July 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. barber adds artistic touch with his unique designs

GREEN VALLEY (AP) – Windy City Barbershop Owner Jeffrey Mayo cleans his red electric razor after shaving a mohawk into the head of his 14-year-old customer.He uses the tool to create lines and...

DATE: July 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Grand Junction farmer mentors next generation

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – The Craigslist ad offered a 1989 Case International tractor for sale. That was, coincidentally, the same year Zay Lopez was born.Anyway, Lopez wanted a tractor. Maybe not that...

DATE: July 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

2 women changing tire hit, killed by semi DENVER – Authorities say two women from Texas are dead after they were hit by a tractor-trailer while changing a tire on Interstate 70 near Limon.Sgt. Mike...

DATE: July 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. man’s 20-year car restoration a work of art

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – It didn’t look like much to his uncles, but the rusty 1957 Ford 2-door custom whose decomposing tires were sunk in the mud looked like a showroom Ferrari to DJ Cordova.The car...

DATE: July 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2 new wolf packs established in N.M. in recovery effort

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal wildlife managers have designated two more Mexican gray wolf packs in New Mexico, bringing the number of packs in the American Southwest to 14.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

DATE: July 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Company pulls plans for N.M. ghost town

ALBUQUERQUE – The company behind plans to build a scientific ghost town says it is pulling out of a deal to develop the make-believe city near Hobbs.Pegasus Global Holdings in May announced with...

DATE: July 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Englewood apologizes to breast-feeding mom

DENVER – The city of Englewood is apologizing after public pool managers told a breast-feeding woman to cover up or find a private place to feed her child, violating a Colorado law that protects a...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado cantaloupes return

GLENDALE – Nearly a year after the nation’s deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than two decades, Colorado cantaloupes are back in supermarkets. Farmers near the town of Rocky Ford are...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Autistic man survives 3 weeks in Utah desert

SALT LAKE CITY – The father of a 28-year-old autistic man who barely survived three weeks in remote southern Utah says his son was an experienced mountaineer but was out of his element in the harsh...

DATE: July 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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