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Colo.’s poverty rate ranked 31st in the country

DENVER – The rate Colorado children are falling into poverty is growing at an alarming rate, even though the state fared better than most of the country in the overall poverty figures the Census...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. senator wants study of Boulder fire

DENVER – Forestry experts should study the wildfire that destroyed at least 166 homes west of Boulder to see whether fire-mitigation efforts helped and the nation’s firefighting aircraft are...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Candidate Maes details police role

DENVER – Colorado GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes says he felt like former New York cop Frank Serpico when he helped investigate an alleged gambling ring as a police officer in Kansas in the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Marijuana grower faces criminal charges

DENVER – Another Colorado pot grower faces criminal charges after showing authorities marijuana plants he thought were permitted under the state’s medical marijuana law.Officers said they found 292...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Progress made on Loveland blaze despite winds

LOVELAND – Firefighters were trying to gain ground on a wildfire in the northern Colorado foothills Tuesday ahead of strong winds expected to move in, potentially spreading the flames.The fire, the...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Two homes lost in second Colorado wildfire

LOVELAND – Firefighters worked Monday to control a 925-acre wildfire that destroyed at least two homes in the northern Colorado foothills as authorities said the blaze and another one that burned...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Second Colo. fire destroys one home

BOULDER – A fast-moving wildfire has erupted near Loveland, destroying at least one home and threatening others as residents in the Boulder foothills about 35 miles away return to their homes after...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wildfire sets sights on Boulder

BOULDER – Neighborhoods once filled with million-dollar homes and scenic mountain cabins have become piles of smoking rubble. On one lot, all that survived was a tennis court. On others, all that’s...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. wildfire torches 135 homes

BOULDER – A wildfire burning in the canyons and steep mountainsides near Boulder became one of the most destructive blazes in Colorado history Wednesday as authorities determined it had destroyed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado wildfire claims 136 homes

BOULDER – Authorities say at least 136 homes have been destroyed by a wildfire burning in canyons and foothills west of Boulder.A list released Wednesday the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Agency plans attack on bark beetles

DENVER – The U.S. Forest Service plans to cut about 14,000 acres of trees near communities and in more than 350 recreation sites as it deals with damage from an insect epidemic that has killed...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Authorities: 92 structures destroyed in Colo. fire

BOULDER – David Myers knew it was time to leave when he looked out into the forest and spotted bright red flames towering skyward. Then came a blinding cloud of smoke and a deafening roar as the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News