U.S. Rep. Jared Polis announces run for Colorado governor

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is joining a crowded field in the race for Colorado governor. The Democrat from Boulder said Sunday that he wants to see the state use 100 percent renewable energy by...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

That’s no normal runner: Bear crosses through Colorado race

COLORADO SPRINGS – Some runners didn’t expect to see a bear on their Colorado race route. Donald Sanborn says he was about 5 miles into the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run on Sunday when the bear...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Federal authorities seize Colorado company’s pot cases

BOULDER — A Boulder-based company that makes marijuana stash cases is seeking ways to manufacture its product in the U.S. after the federal government seized a shipment imported from China....

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State, federal action clouds financial future of CPW

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife could face state and federal funding cuts after the state Legislature denied its request to raise fees. Last month, the Legislature killed a bill that would...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

La Plata County braces for Trump budget cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Some La Plata County public agency officials are expressing worries about how federal budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump might disrupt local programs to help the...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Montezuma County, BLM discuss public access south of Summit Lake

CORTEZ – The Tres Rios Office of the Bureau of Land Management and Montezuma County are working to clarify issues of access to 1,200 acres of public lands south of Summit Lake. The land is hemmed...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Longtime Cortez teacher Ray Harriman dies after crash

CORTEZ – Montezuma-Cortez High School social studies teacher Ray Harriman likely suffered heart failure that led to a car crash near the intersection of Fourth Street and Merritt Way in Dolores...

DATE: June 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Backyard chickens blamed for salmonella outbreaks across nation

America’s love affair with backyard chickens is a tad too intimate, and it’s making some of us sick. Just this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says, eight separate salmonella...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police in Colorado rescue bear cub trapped in car

WOODLAND PARK – Police in a central Colorado town rescued a bear cub that somehow got trapped in a car. Officers in Woodland Park said a woman called police Friday night to report she heard strange...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Rolling coal’ bill becomes law

DENVER – A Senate bill is now in effect to prevent drivers from knowingly blowing exhaust smoke to obscure the vision of other drivers, cyclists or pedestrians. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hospital Provider Fee reform signed into law in Colorado

DENVER – The saga of the Hospital Provider Fee came to an end Tuesday in Fowler, a town of just over 1,100 people east of Pueblo, when Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 267 into law. The...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Red Arrow in Mancos fined $6,400 for mine rule violations

The Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board last week fined Red Arrow Gold Corp. of Mancos more than $6,000 for violating state rules. Red Arrow failed to submit an annual fee, report and map to the...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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