Calling a loved one in Colorado jails or prisons? Be prepared to pay some bucks

The $9 that Jim Anthony paid for each video visit with his jailed son last year was expensive, but it was the best way he could make sure his son got to know his own child, after the coronavirus...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Owner of Los Angeles Dodgers is buying up Crested Butte’s downtown buildings

Billionaire investor Mark Walter, the owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, is staking a claim in Gunnison County. A lot of claims, actually. The Chicago financier this year has quietly acquired six...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Biden will regulate gun device possibly used in Boulder shooting

A gun accessory possibly used by the gunman who killed 10 people at a Boulder King Sooper’s last month will be more regulated by the federal government, President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he...

DATE: April 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal judge ends Colorado’s plan to kill hundreds of mountain lions

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that federal money cannot be used to pay for a Colorado Parks and Wildlife plan to kill hundreds of mountain lions in the Upper Arkansas River Valley as part...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

8 things to know about Colorado’s $34 billion state budget

Colorado lawmakers this week began debating the state’s $34.1 billion budget, which helps chart a path out of the coronavirus crisis and sets aside millions of dollars for equity-related...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado mountain towns rebound – and then some – from coronavirus

John Norton, Gunnison County’s tourism czar, was talking to his board last April. The ski resort had closed abruptly. Lodging and restaurants were closed. Visitors were being told to leave. The...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Chairman of Colorado redistricting commission ousted over social media posts

Danny Moore was removed Monday from his role as the chairman of Colorado’s newly formed Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission after scrutiny of social media posts where he touted...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Crested Butte ending free-for-all camping, designating sites

Dave Ochs spent some long days last summer working on a new bike trail up the Slate River above Crested Butte. The executive director of the Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association was driving...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police on skis help keep the peace, but they’re more likely to lend a friendly mitten

VAIL – Detective Greg Schwartz spied a couple in need and skied up to them in front of the bright yellow “Slow Skiing” sign on Vail’s Northwoods run. “Can I take it for you?” he asked, reaching...

DATE: April 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mistrial declared in case against snowboarders who triggered avalanche

Summit County Judge Ed Casias sent out 40 summonses to local residents for Thursday’s docket. Only a fraction showed up – not enough to help decide one of the more interesting high-country cases in...

DATE: March 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animal cruelty initiative irks Colorado ranchers

Coloradans who participated in the great, governor-inspired meat battle of 2021 either tore into a juicy steak Saturday or opted for a vegan burger and a side of veggies. But last weekend’s fight,...

DATE: March 28, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Could an insurance-premium fee prevent Colorado’s next big natural disaster?

When the Camp Fire ripped through Paradise, California, in 2018, killing dozens of people and destroying hundreds of structures, Lisa Cutter knew her Colorado community could be next. The...

DATE: March 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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