State targets treatment, enforcement to fight heroin

DENVER – Colorado officials said Tuesday that they hope a two-fold approach will prevent the growth of the state’s heroin epidemic. Federal and state officials announced plans to focus on...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Search and rescue team member dies in Colorado avalanche

ASPEN – A member of a Colorado mountain search and rescue team died in a weekend avalanche outside the boundaries of the Aspen Highlands ski resort. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado SWAT leader 1st transgender to FBI National Academy

FRISCO, Colo. – A Colorado SWAT team coordinator is believed to be the first transgender woman accepted to attend the FBI National Academy in its 83-year history. Summit County Sheriff’s Office...

DATE: April 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado Democrats try to block census citizenship question

WASHINGTON – Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet joined a group of Senate colleagues this week in introducing a bill to block the Trump administration from asking residents about their citizenship on...

DATE: March 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Man accused of chaining woman in sex slave case gets 6 years

GRAND JUNCTION — A Colorado man accused of keeping a woman chained in his basement over the course of several months has been sentenced to six years in prison and three years of parole in exchange...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Cuban immigrant set for deportation released in Colorado

AURORA – A Cuban immigrant who was pardoned by Colorado’s governor after he was ordered released from prison only to be arrested by immigration authorities is free again. A smiling Rene Lima-Marin...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado surveys residents on driving under pot’s influence

DENVER – As auto fatalities involving marijuana increase in Colorado, state transportation officials are conducting a survey this year to better understand public attitudes toward driving under the...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Pagosa Springs shooting suspect found dead with self-inflicted wound

A suspect in the fatal shooting last week at Ski & Bow Rack in Pagosa Springs was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound near the Colorado-New Mexico line, according to authorities. New...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado needs twice as much normal snowfall to hit average

DENVER – Colorado’s snowpack for the year is well below its usual level. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that the state’s snowpack improved 13 percent in February but still was only 72 percent...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado woman killed in hit-and-run crash near Moab

SALT LAKE CITY – Police say a 50-year-old Colorado woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash near Moab in eastern Utah. KUTV-TV reports an individual found the body of Cheryl Zimmerman of Lakewood,...

DATE: March 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Washington wonders what’s next for Gov. John Hickenlooper

WASHINGTON – The political horse race junkies in Washington are dying to know if a presidential run is in the cards for Gov. John Hickenlooper. But the Colorado Democrat refuses to show his hand....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Report: 69 Colorado residents prescribed aid-in-dying meds

DENVER – A state report says 69 Colorado residents were prescribed aid-in-dying medication during the first year of a law that gives terminally ill people the power to end their own life. The state...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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