Quake shakes Colo.

VALDEZ — The strongest earthquake to hit Colorado in more than four decades startled thousands of residents along the New Mexico border as it toppled chimneys, cracked walls and triggered minor...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Hanging Lake can’t handle crowd

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) — One of Colorado’s most spectacular hikes is too popular. Authorities at Hanging Lake Trail in Glenwood Canyon say they’re turning away hundreds of vehicles on weekend days...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Yellowstone Park helps people in wheelchairs

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — The nation’s oldest national park has long offered volume-controlled public phones and sign language interpreters for its ranger programs.Even its newspaper,...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Dip into healthy snacks

Maybe you need another idea for packing fiber and vitamins into your child’s lunch. Or maybe you’re looking for a way to convince yourself to eat more fruit. Either way, making a dip (or three) to...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

General denies knowledge of failed armor

WASHINGTON — A top Army general said Thursday he knows of no case in which the military’s body armor has failed to do its job in protecting troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.Responding to a recent...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

White House orders spending cuts

WASHINGTON — It’s a microcosm of the budget battling that has consumed Congress all year: The Obama administration wants federal agencies to save money while Republicans push for additional savings...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Coalition of moderate Dems loses more members

Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) The Blue Dogs may be losing their bark. Despite polls showing a desire for more compromise in Washington, the political climate for moderate to conservative...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Marine recalls World War II duty in Pacific

Loveland Daily Reporter-HeraldLOVELAND, Colo. (AP) Warren Penner is proud that he served his country as a U.S. Marine. Sitting at the kitchen table in his home west of Loveland, the hourly chimes...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Boy's experience inspires a Greeley mom's activism

The TribuneGREELEY, Colo. (AP) Blake Fallis appears to be a normal 3-year-old boy. He's rambunctious. He asks his parents for their cellphone so he can play with the keypad. He likes to ride his...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

New laws include tow trucks

DENVER — Drivers risk a ticket if they don’t slow down or move over a lane for tow trucks parked on the side of the road.Drivers already have to move over for parked emergency vehicles, and a...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Census tallies same-sex couples

When Census forms arrived in early 2010, Laura Latimer eagerly filled it out and noted that she shares a household with her wife, Ellen Paul.They married in California, but the state of Colorado...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Census shows tough economy

Anyone who runs a business or works for one knows that 2009 was a very rough year.Census numbers released Thursday show just how rough it was: Montezuma County had a net loss of 44 businesses...

DATE: July 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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