Health exchange official seeks raise

WASHINGTON – The head of Colorado’s state health exchange has asked for an end-of-the-year raise and bonus even though the website has enrolled fewer than half the people who were supposed to...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Aurora shooting victims denied access to records

CENTENNIAL (AP) – Several survivors of the Aurora movie theater shooting who are suing the theater’s owner will not be allowed access to restricted court records, a judge ruled Wednesday. Arapahoe...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Religious freedom cited in rejecting gay clients

DENVER – A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony should not be forced to violate his religious beliefs, his attorney told a judge deciding whether the cake-maker...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Guv: Secession vote to strengthen state

COLORADO SPRINGS – Votes in 11 rural counties on whether to secede from Colorado sparked debates that ultimately will strengthen the state, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper told local government...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Telluride struggling with where to put drunks

TELLURIDE (AP) – Drunkenness is bringing on a big headache for a ski town where people come to party. The problem in Telluride is that there is no place to put rowdy overimbibers. San Miguel County...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Documentary looks at PTSD, Native American traditions

ELKO, Nev. (AP) – Native American traditions may be the key to helping modern-day veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Taki Telonidis, the producer for the Western Folklife Center’s media...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Flooded Colorado town thankful for weekly reunions

JAMESTOWN – For a few precious hours every Saturday night, Jamestown, in the foothills of the Rockies, looks more like it did before the floods. Those who stayed after September’s devastation and...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Educators work to teach Utes, Navajos about diabetes

TOWAOC – From Cortez to Shiprock, N.M., Durango to Monticello, Utah, Native Americans sit in hospitals and health centers receiving kidney dialysis at a higher rate than non-Indians. That is the...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Maker of 16th Street Mall shuttles being probed by federal authorities

DENVER – The FBI is investigating a financially-troubled North Carolina bus maker that won a $21 million contract to build 32 new generation 16th Street Mall shuttles. The investigation involves...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Stronger law wanted for Utah rock vandals

SALT LAKE CITY – A state legislator wants to make desecration of Utah’s natural geologic wonders punishable by prison and a heavy fine because authorities aren’t finding a charge serious enough to...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona governor in spotlight over child-abuse failures

PHOENIX – Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer could be politically damaged by revelations that her administration ignored thousands of child abuse and neglect reports that prompted calls for her to replace her...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

In Utah region built on coal mining, workers wonder what’s next

PRICE, Utah – For generations, coal has been the lifeblood of this mineral-rich stretch of eastern Utah. Mining families proudly recall all the years they toiled underground. Above the road that...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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