Governor seeks marijuana response

DENVER – Colorado officials asked again Wednesday for a federal response to the state’s recent marijuana legalization vote. Gov. John Hickenlooper said in a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Obama threat leads to arrest

DENVER – A suburban Denver man has been arrested after telling his therapist he wanted to shoot children, kill people on Halloween and kill President Barack Obama, federal court records...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe officers work on 2 wheels

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Santa Fe police Officer Jeff Worth treats his bicycle like a patrol car, and there’s no reason he shouldn’t. His Kona 27-speed mountain bike is equipped with a siren, flashing...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo.’s wolverine may get an endangered title

While state biologists wait for federal authorities to declare a second species – wolverines – endangered by climate change, one lone male wolverine is making the case that Colorado mountains are a...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Funeral services set for Lakewood officerLAKEWOOD – Funeral services for a Lakewood policeman who was mistakenly shot and killed by a fellow officer have been set for Thursday.Officer James Davies...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Volunteer fire department receives healthy donations

BELLEVUE – After weeks of backbreaking work and heartbreaking losses fighting the High Park Fire, the Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department somehow came out smelling like a rose.The department’s...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wash. governor confers about pot law with feds

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire will meet with Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Tuesday to discuss the state’s recent passage of a measure to legalize and tax the sale of...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Petraeus’ paramour earned degree in Denver

DENVER – The woman who had an extramarital affair with then-CIA Director David Petraeus has a master’s degree from the University of Denver and spoke at the school last month.A biography of Paula...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Child-abuse reduction efforts flawed

Many of Colorado’s child-abuse workers are inexperienced and overwhelmed and, at times, fail to take basic steps to protect children: interviewing parents, properly assessing a dangerous home or...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Groups saying ‘no’ to water permits for Ariz. resort

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – An array of groups are urging Arizona regulators to deny water permits needed for a major resort, commercial and residential development at the small community near the entrance...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

92-year-old former pilot relives legacy of Fifinella

DENVER (AP) – The first female military pilots in U.S. history – women including Lucile Wise of Arvada – signed up during World War II and trained to fly bombers and fighters such as the legendary...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. limits oil-shale development in Rockies

SALT LAKE CITY – The U.S. Department of the Interior scaled back a Bush administration plan Friday to lease Western range lands for development of oil shale and tar sands, the unconventional...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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