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Heavy rain or other weather needed at West Fork fire

DEL NORTE (AP) – Tourists and business owners forced to flee a popular summer retreat in the southwestern Colorado mountains resigned themselves to a long wait as fire officials declined to...

DATE: June 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boeing 787 flights fail en route

DALLAS – Mechanical glitches that caused three United Airlines flights to be cut short in the past week might have gotten little notice except for one detail: All the planes were Boeing 787s. The...

DATE: June 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Recall election begins for Pueblo lawmaker

DENVER – Recall petitioners have successfully forced a second Colorado Democrat who supported gun control into a recall election. Secretary of State Scott Gessler said Monday opponents of Sen....

DATE: June 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. rights-case ruling favors transgender girl

DENVER – Colorado officials say a suburban Colorado Springs school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl by preventing her from using the girls’ bathroom, in what advocates...

DATE: June 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fires rage; South Fork evacuation may be long

DEL NORTE – One finger of a tri-headed wildfire complex near South Fork, a popular summer retreat in southern Colorado, continues to be driven by winds and fueled by dead trees in a...

DATE: June 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wallenda walks tightwire across Arizona canyon

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. – Aerialist Nik Wallenda completed a tightrope walk that took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona on Sunday. Wallenda...

DATE: June 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Home loss doesn’t stop Black Forest News editor

COLORADO SPRINGS – Three days after she lost everything, Judy von Ahlefeldt’s newspaper rolled off the presses like it has for the last 53 years. Nothing stops the Black Forest News. Gone was her...

DATE: June 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

Monthly jobs report shows gains in N.M. SANTA FE – New Mexico is again showing gains when it comes to job growth. State labor officials say that between May 2012 and last month, the state gained...

DATE: June 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

High-wire walker plans to cross Arizona gorge

SARASOTA, Fla. – Nik Wallenda, the Florida-based daredevil, acrobat and heir to the famed Flying Wallendas circus family, is afraid of only one thing: God. The 34-year-old Wallenda certainly had no...

DATE: June 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado jobs level regains 2008 numbers

DENVER – Colorado’s employment levels are back to where they were before the recession and tax receipts continue to exceed expectations, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s economists said Thursday. Tax...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Law strikes down Web gun training

DENVER – In an age where you can buy a car or get a college degree without ever leaving the house, Colorado lawmakers have made one thing impossible to obtain from comfort of the couch: a...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wildfires force new evacuations in Colorado

DENVER – Hot, windy conditions across Colorado left firefighters battling multiple wildfires Thursday, with new evacuations ordered in what has become the state’s most damaging fire season in...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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