Officials accuse 35 of shipping drugs to Denver every week

DENVER – Gang members, a retired Denver firefighter and a college team coach were among 35 people accused of transporting more than 40 pounds of cocaine from Mexico to the Denver area every week,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Plan would reduce area pollution

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Arizona’s largest utility company is seeking majority ownership of two units at a coal-fired power plant it operates in New Mexico and plans to shutter the other three, more...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Friends, family remember border victim

FORT COLLINS – A Texas lawmaker said Sunday that the death of an American tourist reportedly shot and killed by Mexican pirates on a border lake will be remembered as he fights to secure the...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feud over Vt. artist’s will goes to trial

MONTPELIER, Vt. – A 2½-year-old probate battle involving the heirs of children’s book author and illustrator Tasha Tudor goes to trial today, with her adult children fighting over the legitimacy of...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. groups look to legalize marijuana in ’12

DENVER – Colorado marijuana activists, undaunted by California’s failure to legalize the drug, said last week they are launching two separate campaigns to legalize marijuana for adults in 2012.The...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

Bar patrons disarm would-be robber FORT COLLINS – A man walked into a bar and tried to rob it in Fort Collins, but police say customers and workers would have none of it.Police say they disarmed...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Army lists effects of Colo. expansion

DENVER – The Army wants to put new combat aviation brigades in Colorado and Washington state, but both sites would have some significant environmental or social impacts, according to a draft report...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M.’s ‘first gentleman’ makes history

ALBUQUERQUE – Chuck Franco will soon be a household name in New Mexico.As the husband of Gov.-elect Susana Martinez, he will become the state’s first-ever “first gentleman” when she takes office in...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Scientists: Colorado dig reveals Ice Age ecosystem

DENVER – Excavation near a Colorado ski town is unearthing an Ice Age ecosystem that one museum curator described Friday as a candy store for paleontologists.In recent weeks, museum workers have...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. DA accused of demanding sexual favors

DENVER – A western Colorado district attorney has been accused of demanding sexual favors from women in his office in exchange for perks such as being allowed to leave work early.Court documents...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bennet with slim margin declares victory

DENVER – Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet won the U.S. Senate race over Republican Ken Buck, providing national Democrats with a rare victory in the face of a massive Republican wave.With 99 percent...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wave of opposition flows for tax-ballot measures

DENVER – Bipartisan alarm bells about the consequences of three draconian tax-cutting measures on Tuesday’s ballot produced a $6.8 million fundraising effort to defeat the measures – a bigger...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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