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Man gets 36 years for killing toddler

GRAND JUNCTION – A Grand Junction man who acknowledged beating a 19-month-old boy to death has been sentenced to 36 years in prison.District Judge Valerie Robison sentenced 26-year-old Justin Keel...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Crested Butte ski area eyes growth

DENVER – Crested Butte Mountain Resort’s new master development plan includes visions of one day adding about 440 acres and two new lifts on its east side.One goal: to entice more visitors to stay...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

BBQ Co. cooks up deal with FAA

LONGMONT – Business at Georgia boys BBQ Co. has taken off almost since the first day the doors opened. And while “the shack” is still jumping, the two owners have veered off into a new...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CSU project turning garbage into energy

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Picky eaters in Colorado State University dining halls no longer emit so much methane.Their trick: Diverting half a ton of food waste a day away from landfills and, after...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. counties more concerned with forest travel planning

ALBUQUERQUE – In a state where tourism is big business, leaders from New Mexico’s 33 counties want to make sure the federal government gives them a seat at the table as the U.S. Forest Service...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Incentives OK’d for films planned in Colo.

DENVER – Colorado economic development officials have approved incentives for three feature films doing production work in the state, including one produced by Leonardo DiCaprio.DiCaprio’s “Dear...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. deal to shut 2 units at plant

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico has brokered an agreement with federal regulators and the state’s largest utility that aims to settle more than a year of wrangling over the best way to curb pollution from...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

BLM must disclose names

DENVER – A federal judge is reversing a 1995 policy and ordering the Bureau of Land Management to disclose who nominates parcels for the federal government to be leased for natural-gas and oil...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CenturyLink strike looms in West

DENVER – Union leaders representing CenturyLink workers in 13 states moved closer Thursday to allowing a strike but plan to keep negotiating with the telecommunications company.The Communication...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

You may now ski with the bride

GEORGETOWN – There was a ski helmet with sequins and a veil, plus suit jackets worn over snow vests. Loveland Ski Area’s Valentine’s Day mountaintop wedding ceremony drew even more couples than...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tribes to benefit from old plant

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Two northern Arizona tribes that lost millions of dollars in annual revenue with the closure of a coal-fired power plant in southern Nevada are set to benefit from the sale of...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Rocky Mountain park records 3.2M visitorsROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK – The National Park Service estimates more than 3.2 million people visited Rocky Mountain National Park last year.Park...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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