Eagle feathers only for Native Americans

SALT LAKE CITY – Restricting use of eagle parts and feathers to members of federally recognized Native American tribes for religious purposes does not violate the religious freedoms of non-Indians...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Brewers helped change alcohol-testing rule

DENVER – Hours after John Hickenlooper was sworn in as Colorado’s governor Jan. 11, the former microbrewer was already being lobbied by his friends in the craft-beer industry, who wanted him to...

DATE: March 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Military backs altitude sickness study at CU

DENVER – The University of Colorado medical school is trying to develop a simple test to identify soldiers who might be vulnerable to the debilitating headaches, nausea and fatigue of altitude...

DATE: March 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Concussions training due to become law in Colo.

DENVER – Jake Bryant never saw the devastating hits that forced him to leave hockey at 16 after repeated concussions. Alexandra “Z” Karlis was speeding down the ice about to make a pass during a...

DATE: March 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pueblo weighs nuclear plant

PUEBLO – At a time when Japan’s nuclear crisis has nations worldwide questioning reactor safety, southern Colorado’s Pueblo County is taking up a fledgling proposal to build a nuclear power plant –...

DATE: March 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State’s phone tab tough to calculate

DENVER – Colorado officials insist they’re combing through state spending to try to close an estimated half-billion dollar shortfall – but figuring out exactly how much Colorado pays for employees’...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

More jobs but more jobless in Colo.

DENVER – Colorado is adding jobs, but not enough to keep pace with the growing number of people looking for work again as the economy improves, the state labor department said Friday.The...

DATE: March 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo.’s wildfires mostly contained

DENVER – Colorado firefighters started to see results Friday after battling blazes that erupted the last several days on the Rocky Mountains’ parched and windy foothills and the state’s eastern...

DATE: March 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Panel votes to keep late car-registration fines as is

DENVER – Republican attempts to roll back unpopular increases to Colorado car fees and late tag registration fines have come to the end of the road.A Democratic Senate committee voted 3-2 Wednesday...

DATE: March 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Crews at Golden fire helped from air

GOLDEN – Crews battling the wildfire burning in the foothills west of Denver got some help from helicopters and planes Wednesday as windy weather diminished.Helicopters were dropping water on the...

DATE: March 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Environmental concern hits timber-industry plan

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce has introduced legislation that aims to create jobs by revitalizing the timber industry in the Southwest, but the plan to ease logging regulations and set aside...

DATE: March 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. lawmakers advance marijuana DUI measure

DENVER – A proposal to set a blood-content threshold to charge marijuana users with driving under the influence advanced in the Colorado House on Tuesday, after lawmakers argued about what would be...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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