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

Lawsuit challenges uranium

Low uranium prices are not deterring the company that plans to build the country’s first new uranium mill in two decades.Energy Fuels Inc. recently announced plans for a summer and fall program in...

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

Marijuana rules take effect

DENVER — Friday will be another big day for the owners of medical marijuana shops, as new rules and a new state law take effect.Dispensaries will have to comply with 72 pages of new rules that...

DATE: June 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World