Colo. cuts through ‘fiscal thicket’

DENVER – A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor’s desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday. ...

DATE: April 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo voters head to polls

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Voters on the country’s largest American Indian reservation on Tuesday will choose a new president who will have to deal with rampant unemployment and a lack of infrastructure...

DATE: April 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snow falls behind in Colorado

DENVER – Snowpack is well below normal, but close watchers of water, weather and fire in Colorado are heartened by healthy reservoir levels and short- and long-term forecasts of precipitation....

DATE: April 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Jury selection done

CENTENNIAL – A jury was seated Tuesday in the death penalty trial of Aurora theater shooter James Holmes after a selection process that experts say was among the largest and most complicated in...

DATE: April 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Final juror cuts underway in Colorado theater shooting trial

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Attorneys are whittling down the number of potential jurors in the Colorado theater shooting case as the final phase of jury selection begins. Lawyers questioned the remaining...

DATE: April 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado may allow medical pot for PTSD

DENVER – Colorado may add post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition to be treated with medical marijuana – a dramatic turnaround after years of rejecting appeals to make PTSD the first ailment...

DATE: April 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snow-tire measure pumps the brakes in Colo. Senate

DENVER – A Colorado proposal to expand snow-tire requirements during winter months has hit a skid in the state Senate. The bill would have required motorists without four-wheel drive to use snow...

DATE: April 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Federal banking official meets with Colo. pot shops

DENVER – A federal banking official took the unprecedented step Thursday of meeting with marijuana business owners. But Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George gave no indication that...

DATE: April 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Congress group tours Yucca Mountain nuke dump site in Nevada

MERCURY, Nev. – Six U.S. Congress members visited the mothballed site of a proposed national nuclear waste repository outside Las Vegas, where one said Congress should make a decision about...

DATE: April 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pioneering social enterprise tackles women’s poverty

DENVER – The workers measuring out dry beans and fragrant spices at a Denver manufacturing plant aren’t just assembling soup mixes sold in 500 stores in 40 states. They’re trying to put back...

DATE: April 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado, Washington consider hash-oil rules

DENVER – Alarmed by a rash of explosions and injuries caused when amateurs make hash, lawmakers in Colorado and Washington are considering spelling out what’s allowed when it comes to making the...

DATE: April 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Theater shooting case costs reach $2.2M

DENVER – Taxpayer costs for investigating and prosecuting the Aurora theater shooting case have risen to more than $2.2 million before the trial has even started, and that doesn’t include legal...

DATE: April 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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