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Coloradans take Utah’s lesson on public lands to heart

DENVER – Members of the outdoor recreation community sent a message this week to state governments about endangering the public lands that the industry relies on. That message: Shape up or we will...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Wildlife panel considers pet sloths, kangaroos for Coloradans

The future of two-toed sloth and eastern gray kangaroo pet ownership hangs in the balance for Colorado residents, as the state Parks and Wildlife Commission decided this week to make a final ruling...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Democrats concerned over projected state revenue drop

DENVER – As the 71st Colorado General Assembly prepares to convene this week, some Democrats expressed concern over how much can be accomplished because of an expected $500 million gap between Gov....

DATE: Jan. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bluebird boxes for sale

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife museum volunteer group is offering $30 cedar bluebird boxes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife service center, 151 E....

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Greeley residents sue Colorado, saying oil-gas rules weren’t enforced

DENVER – Residents of a Greeley neighborhood sued the state of Colorado on Friday, saying oil and gas regulators did not do enough to protect them from the disruption and danger of a big energy...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Orphaned cub found in Dolores to get company

A mountain lion cub rescued near Dolores on Oct. 13 will be paired with another orphaned cub at the Schneegas Wildlife Foundation rehabilitation center in Silt, according to Colorado Parks and...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Taxpayers to foot bill for Freda Mine cleanup

Taxpayers again must foot the bill for cleaning up a Colorado mine site previously operated by embroiled company Red Arrow Gold Corp. “We wrote a violation, and recalculated his (Red Arrow owner...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Return on Fort Lewis College investments better than state’s

Investing is a long-term game, but Fort Lewis College’s first foray with $6 million of its assets is showing success, increasing in value by more than $255,000 in its first six months. That’s 7.5...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado’s new lieutenant governor takes office

DENVER – The new Colorado lieutenant governor who took office Thursday said that efficiency will be her top job. Democrat Donna Lynne replaces former Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia, who left office last month...

DATE: May 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Longtime leader of state Department of Natural Resources ends reign

DENVER – After nearly a decade of service within the Department of Natural Resources – serving under three governors – executive director Mike King is stepping down. King – a Western Slope native –...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Lawmakers hear S.W. Colo. construction needs

Members of the Colorado Legislative Council’s Capital Development Committee got an insider’s look at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife fish hatchery as well as new infrastructure underway at Fort...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Refunds coming to taxpayers

DENVER – A clearer picture of refunds owed to Colorado taxpayers was presented to budget writers Monday, with averages between $13 and $41. Two forecasts presented to the Joint Budget Committee...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News