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

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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

Colorado candidates go to pockets of strength

DENVER – Having tried to win over undecided voters, Colorado’s candidates spent Saturday trying to run up their numbers in places where they’re already popular.Senate candidate Ken Buck and other...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Military Briefs

Seaman completes U.S. Navy basic training Navy Seaman Apprentice Brandon M. Bishop, son of Sheila A. and Daniel R. Bishop of Durango, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2 wildfires prompt Boulder evacuations

BOULDER – Two wildfires burning Friday in Colorado prompted the evacuations of the homes of 1,700 people as well as more in neighboring foothills where dozens of houses were burned in a blaze last...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Candidates prep for recounts

DENVER – A sure sign Colorado’s elections are down to the wire: Both parties quietly are making plans for possible recounts.Colorado has a neck-and-neck Senate race, a three-way governor’s race and...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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