Father is thankful for those who saved kids from icy river

LOGAN, Utah – Roger Andersen thought it was over.The 46-year-old lost control of his car this weekend on a winding Utah canyon road and slid into an icy river, trapping his 9-year-old daughter Mia...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gov. Hickenlooper to celebrate his first-year anniversary

DENVER – Under pressure to keep energy companies and environmentalists happy, Colorado’s geologist-turned-governor stood smiling last month when the Colorado Oil & Gas Association and...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man killed as 126-mph gust hits mountains

DENVER – High winds buffeted Colorado for a second day Saturday, with a 126-mph blast reported in the mountains and gusts near 70 mph reported on the plains.The windy conditions may have...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police in Nevada seize marijuana from ski buses bound for Utah

LAS VEGAS – A police chief in northern Nevada said Thursday he decided to use the discovery of marijuana on five Utah-bound buses carrying 250 underage skiers from Northern California as a teaching...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Giffords, survivors to mark anniversary of mass shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. – Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, other survivors of the Tucson shooting rampage and numerous others will come together in the close-knit southern Arizona city on Jan. 8 to commemorate the...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico governor pushes for tougher drunken-driving laws

ALBUQUERQUE – With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has a simple message: Don’t get behind the wheel if you’ve been drinking. It’s a matter of life and death.The...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Coors’ taste blows away other brews’ in test

DENVER (AP) – Coors regular beer received high praise Thursday from Consumer Reports, which said in recent taste tests, the beer was a favorite of consumers.“Looking to enjoy the last weeks of...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge approves N.M. redistricting plan with fewest changes in boundaries

ALBUQUERQUE – A state judge on Thursday adopted a redistricting plan that will establish slightly different boundaries for New Mexico’s three congressional districts and made the fewest changes...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah snowpack below normal; resorts hopeful

SALT LAKE CITY – A year ago, snow was falling in Utah at about twice the average rate, and resorts were reveling in it, packed with crowds of tourists swarming the ski slopes.Now the state’s...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. seeks new pot classification

DENVER – Colorado has become the third state to ask the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to reclassify marijuana in a way that allows doctors to prescribe it as a medical treatment.The state...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Concussion rules among new laws

DENVER – Young athletes in Colorado schools are getting protections from concussions with new guidelines for coaches and an agricultural tax break is going away as a handful of new laws take effect...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court says billionaire owes $17.3M in taxes

DENVER – A federal appeals court on Tuesday agreed with a tax court that determined Colorado billionaire Philip Anschutz owed at least $17.3 million in taxes. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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