Colo., Ariz., Utah reopen some national parks

SALT LAKE CITY – The Obama administration’s willingness to reopen national parks closed by the government shutdown came with a big caveat: States must foot the bill with money they likely won’t see...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado school projects lack focus

DENVER – More than $1 billion spent on Colorado school construction projects has failed to always reach the neediest places because a board overseeing the spending hasn’t prioritized the funds,...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

9th Colorado flooding victim identified LOVELAND – A body discovered in Colorado’s Larimer County has been identified as that of a woman who was seen swept away by floodwaters on Sept. 13. The...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Electrical issues stall NSA data center opening

SALT LAKE CITY – Electrical problems have stalled the planned opening this fall of the nation’s new $1.7 billion epicenter for fighting global cyberthreats – a Utah data center filled with...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver parents accused of keeping four boys in filth

DENVER – A Denver couple accused of keeping four malnourished young children in a filthy apartment pleaded guilty to neglecting three other children under strikingly similar conditions in 2006,...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

No impact seen on ski season from furloughs

DENVER – A group representing the nation’s ski industry said Monday it expects no major impact on this year’s ski season because of federal furloughs, even though about a third of the more than 350...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Auditors slam bonuses for lottery staff

DENVER – Auditors blasted the Colorado Lottery for its bonuses to sales staff members Monday, saying officials have awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars without tying the payouts the actual...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fake obituary runs for ‘Breaking Bad’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The government is shut down. There was a deadly chase in the nation’s capital. But the reason the Albuquerque Journal are selling out across town has nothing to do with all...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CU scientist ready for Mars mission

DENVER – A satellite mission to Mars is back on track despite the federal government shutdown that has idled 97 percent of NASA employees after the space agency determined the satellite is required...

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

4K Air Force cadets feel shutdown

AIR FORCE ACADEMY – Toilet paper is a problem; introductory flying lessons are grounded. The library is closed, but the football game is on. Washington’s budget battle is affecting the 4,000 cadets...

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

N.M. welcomes 42nd balloon fiesta

ALBUQUERQUE – Long before the hit television series “Breaking Bad” put New Mexico’s largest city in the spotlight, Albuquerque gained international fame for its balloons. This weekend, more than...

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

Confusion abounds in Colo. on health law

DENVER – President Obama’s legacy just might be in the hands of people such as Matt Wright. The 31-year-old real estate agent worries less about his lack of health insurance coverage than he does...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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