Study about guns, mentally ill may take different path

DENVER – A panel would study firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those suffering from substance abuse in Colorado under a proposal unveiled Friday that’s heavily scaled back from what a...

DATE: April 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. Springs addressing issues with fire response

DENVER – Colorado Springs emergency managers said Thursday they are moving to fix problems that arose during last summer's Waldo Canyon Fire, which killed two people and destroyed 347 homes.A...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah fire danger high

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah land officials say this year’s wildfire season will be better than last year, but fire danger will still be high, and the state likely will see some large fires....

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Drilling debate continues in Legislature

DENVER – The natural-gas and oil push by Colorado’s Democratic Legislature pressed on Thursday, with Democratic lawmakers advocating new limits on the state’s most powerful industry.A House...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado ramps up efforts to keep track of parolees

DENVER – Colorado prison officials said Wednesday they’re ramping up efforts to monitor parolees and respond to problems with their electronic monitoring equipment after the slaying of the state’s...

DATE: April 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sherman leaving U.S. Forest Service

GRAND JUNCTION – The Coloradan who served as undersecretary of natural resources and the environment at the U.S. Forest Service is leaving after a tumultuous four years when the agency battled ski...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Baby Lake doing fine 5 months after exit procedure at birth

DENVER – Lake Annabelle Hall wouldn’t be alive today if doctors at Children’s Hospital of Colorado hadn’t operated on a cyst on her left lung before she was born.Doctors pulled her halfway out of...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Students in bus crash have surgery

ALBUQUERQUE – A high school student injured in a northern New Mexico school-bus crash underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a broken jaw and another student was in surgery for a broken femur, a...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Squawfish to stay on endangered species list

GRAND JUNCTION – One of four imperiled fish on the Colorado River will stay on the endangered species list at least another five years to ensure its numbers are rebounding.Colorado pikeminnows,...

DATE: April 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fines a rare thing in Colo. drilling

FORT COLLINS – Colorado has issued few fines against natural-gas and oil companies that violate rules under a state law that prohibits any energy company from being fined more than $1,000 for a...

DATE: April 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. school bus crashes, 1 dead, 9 students hurt

ALBUQUERQUE – A bus driver died and nine students were injured Monday when a school bus went off a road and lodged in an embankment in northern New Mexico, authorities said Monday.The driver died...

DATE: April 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. lawmakers: Gold is money

PHOENIX – The Republican-led Arizona Legislature has passed legislation making gold and silver legal tender, no different under state law than the U.S. dollar printed by the federal Treasury...

DATE: April 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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