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Denver sheriff illegally excluded non-citizens in hiring

DENVER – The Denver Sheriff’s Department will pay $10,000 and change its hiring practices after the Justice Department found it broke the law by excluding job candidates who were not U.S. citizens,...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pueblo City Council to move fast on pot stores

Now that voters have spoken, the Pueblo City Council doesn’t want to waste time in getting recreational marijuana stores licensed in the city. At a work session, councilors gave the green light to...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A food lover’s legacy

GREELEY – Many times, Nancy Fiorito tried to enforce the cookbook rule. If her husband, Matthew, brought home a cookbook, he would have to get rid of one already in the house. Like, you know, maybe...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Corralling children’s grief

GRAND JUNCTION – Sometimes, it takes a different environment than a counselor’s ear and a box of tissues to make progress in processing grief. For the most vulnerable people hurting from losing a...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver: Where there’s alcohol, no pot allowed

DENVER – Opponents of a state ruling that would prevent bars and many restaurants in Denver from offering on-site marijuana consumption said the ruling would overturn a law approved by voters and...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

6 groups want change in Grand Canyon monument proposal

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Six hunting and fishing groups are pushing for a compromise in the event the Obama administration designates a national monument around Grand Canyon National Park, a heated issue...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado to test digital driver licenses

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado will test digital licenses for drivers in a two-year pilot program. The Gazette reports Gemalto Inc. was awarded $2 million in August from the U.S. Commerce Department...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cubs of bear that attacked runner released into wild

SANTA FE – Two cubs whose mother was shot to death after attacking a marathon runner have been released into the wild. The bears went from weighing roughly 10 pounds when they were found to 125 and...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Buying a mountain to realign a trail

MOUNT SHAVANO – The trail to the peak widens as it reaches the alpine tundra. Soon, it’s a slanting scar, 20 feet across and 3 feet deep. Chunks of tundra are sliding into the trough of rubble. “So...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

More cities pass laws to make homelessness a crime

HONOLULU – Cities across the country are enacting more bans on living in vehicles, camping in public and panhandling, despite federal efforts to discourage such laws amid a shortage of affordable...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico professors seeking immigrant student protections

ALBUQUERQUE – A group of professors at the largest university in the nation’s most Hispanic state are asking for more protection of immigrant students joining a movement of campuses around the...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Greeley residents sue Colorado, saying oil-gas rules weren’t enforced

DENVER – Residents of a Greeley neighborhood sued the state of Colorado on Friday, saying oil and gas regulators did not do enough to protect them from the disruption and danger of a big energy...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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