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Trial postponed for two Durango environmentalists

The trial for two Durango environmentalists that was set to begin Wednesday has been postponed while a Utah state appeals court decides whether to review two petitions that challenge key rulings in...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Truck driver dies on Wolf Creek Pass

A 30-year-old truck driver from Florida died last weekend after plunging more than 125 feet off Wolf Creek Pass on U.S. Highway 160. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said the truck, a...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor’s race: An expensive campaign with a major gap in disclosure

Even in the digital age, TV is still king — at least when it comes to political advertisements. But the way some of those ads are paid for and reported leaves more questions than answers. The...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arkansas River a bright spot amid grim drought

SALIDA – Despite a severe drought across the Southwest this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation’s most popular mountain rivers. Water from melting...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Car almost drops off Red Mountain Pass

A driver from Minnesota had a close call last week when his car almost went off a sheer cliff, which drops hundreds of feet, on Red Mountain Pass. According to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Protesters march to uranium mill in White Mesa

For the third year, Ute Mountain Utes and environmental groups held a rally and march to protest the White Mesa uranium mill south of Blanding, Utah. The 30-year-old mill, owned by Energy Fuels, of...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Bald eagle killed in northern Colorado; state investigating

The Associated Press PLATTEVILLE – A protected bald eagle has been fatally shot in northern Colorado, and state wildlife officers are investigating. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Monday a...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Analysis: Legislation to shape Colorado politics for decades barely got noticed

The day after the legislative session ended May 9, most of the Capitol’s top brass met with reporters to size up what had happened the previous four months. They had big-ticket compromises to brag...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wild horses, burros can be adopted on the internet

The Bureau of Land Management has launched an “Online Corral” to begin the adoption process for wild horses and burros. The website connects people who would like to adopt the animals with an...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 47 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez parks board unveils completed pickleball courts

After more than a year of planning and construction, the city of Cortez is almost ready to unveil its last completed parks project from 2017. The new pickleball courts at Centennial Park, scheduled...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘History, Hikes, Hops’ takes readers on a Colorado beer adventure

Craft brew guru and author Ed Sealover is the guy you want to have a tall frosty one with at the bar. Just be ready beforehand, or afterward, to go visit a historical site or have an outdoor...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 21 hours 37 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Hopi Tribe ask governments for help in land exchange efforts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Hopi Tribe has reached out to local governments for help as it attempts to finalize a land transfer under an agreement between the tribe and the Navajo Nation. The Hopi Tribe...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News