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Pagosa Springs shooting suspect found dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound

A suspect in the fatal shooting last week at Ski & Bow Rack in Pagosa Springs was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound near the Colorado-New Mexico line, according to authorities. New...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado towns to start electric-bus demos this week

VAIL – A pair of Colorado towns will host electric bus demonstrations as part of a project to upgrade their public buses to battery-electric. The town of Vail will host a five-day demonstration...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

To keep kids tuned in, Colorado Springs elementary school takes teachers out of the driver seat

Change is underway at a network of Colorado Springs schools looking to break away from the traditional model for teaching. Each of these Next Generation Learning schools redesigned themselves to...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former ski patroller shares experience in trauma-filled jobs

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – A career filled with tragedy, trauma and “liquid grief” came with an enormous cost, and it drove Michael Ferrara to consider the most extreme option. “I clear the weapon, hold...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Harassment in Colorado government goes beyond statehouse

Nearly three of every thousand Colorado state government agency workers have filed a sexual harassment claim at work in the past five years, a Rocky Mountain PBS investigation found. Sexual...

DATE: March 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navy’s new attack submarine USS Colorado joins the fleet

GROTON, Conn. – The U.S. Navy’s newest attack submarine, the USS Colorado, joined the fleet Saturday in a ceremony at Connecticut’s Naval Submarine Base. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer says the...

DATE: March 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Residents head home as crews contain fire near Army post

FORT CARSON – Firefighters contained a blaze near Fort Carson Sunday after it destroyed three homes and several vehicles, though they still had not determined how the fire started at the Army post...

DATE: March 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

How Colorado’s congressional delegation voted this week

S. 2155: Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act This was a vote to pass S.2155 in the Senate. This bill would reduce the broad limitations placed on banks by the Dodd-Frank...

DATE: March 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Zombie trailers’ haunt Naturita, a budding tourist town

A dead potted plant dangles from the ceiling of a derelict trailer in Naturita, a former uranium-mining town in western Colorado, its spindly tendrils reaching toward a large broken window. It is...

DATE: March 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fire destroys buildings, forces evacuations near Fort Carson

FORT CARSON – A wildfire that started on Fort Carson spread off the Army post amid dry, windy weather Friday, destroying an unknown number of structures and forcing the evacuation of nearby...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Imported guard dogs deployed in U.S. wolf-sheep study

BOISE, Idaho – Federal scientists are trying to decide if it’s time to let the big dogs out. Nearly 120 dogs from three large breeds perfected over centuries in Europe and Asia to be gentle around...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

EPA may be overstating claims from Gold King Mine spill

DENVER – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has almost finished an overdue review of damage claims from the Gold King Mine spill that the agency accidentally triggered, but an...

DATE: March 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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