Eyewitness rules change clears panel

DENVER – A new statewide standard for eyewitness identifications cleared a Colorado Senate committee 5-0 Monday after lawmakers heard from crime victims, prosecutors and police – who all agreed...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Better Call Saul’ sparks excitement

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest city is back to being featured in another television show more than a year after the end of AMC-TV series “Breaking Bad.” “Better Call Saul” premiered Sunday, and...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP looks to make education changes

DENVER – Colorado Republicans are using their new power in the state Legislature to float a raft of conservative proposals to change public education – but many of the proposals stand little chance...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

465-mile course set for Ride the Rockies

The Denver Post Ride the Rockies on Saturday unveiled the route for the cycling event’s 30th anniversary, with Westcliffe being added as a tour stop for the first time. The 2015 ride, which will...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bills seek late-term abortion ban

SANTA FE – Republican lawmakers in New Mexico are proposing a ban on late-term abortions and a requirement for minors to notify parents within 48 hours before terminating a pregnancy. The proposal...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

NSA center provokes cyber-attacks in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah state officials have seen what they describe as a sharp uptick in attempts to hack into state computers in the last two years, and they think it related to the NSA data center...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver mayor cancels speech amid protest over shooting

DENVER – Denver Mayor Michael Hancock canceled a speech to a gay-rights conference because of protests at the event over the police department’s fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl, a spokeswoman...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Meth-lab treasure yields $33,000 in artwork

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque officer searching a former meth lab stumbled upon artwork by late-Native American artist Al Momaday that was worth more than $30,000 and likely was stolen, police said....

DATE: Feb. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Spruce beetle hits more of our forests

DENVER – One type of tree-killing beetle is attacking Colorado forests at a faster pace, but another is slowing down, mostly because it’s running out of live trees to infest, officials said Friday....

DATE: Feb. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP advances bill to roll back renewable-energy mandate

DENVER – Colorado Republicans pushed one of their top priorities through the Senate on Thursday – rolling back renewable-energy mandates. But the vote probably doesn’t mean that utilities will need...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

National LGBTQ Task Force conference examines religion, faith

DENVER – Debates over gay marriage often seem to pit champions of change against Americans of faith, but it’s possible to be both, say activists gathered in Denver for the annual meeting of the...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Task force likely won’t suggest bigger buffer zone for wells

DENVER – Proposals to increase the required distance between houses and natural-gas and oil wells probably won’t be among the recommendations a state task force presents to Gov. John Hickenlooper...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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