EPA rules extend to pesticides, petroleum

DENVER – The Environmental Protection Agency continued with new regulations this week, this time centered around protecting farmworkers from pesticides and curbing emissions from petroleum...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Rural, barking dogs may get shorter leash

When La Plata County residents outside municipal boundaries call in a dog-barking complaint, they get the same response: There’s nothing we can do. About 25 Humane Society officials, residents and...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Serial shooter may be loose

LOVELAND – The Wednesday killing of a man on a sidewalk in this northern Colorado city has raised alarm that a serial shooter might be trolling the area’s roads after a bicyclist recently was...

DATE: June 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Navajo president sworn in

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – The president of the Navajo Nation was sworn in Tuesday to continue as the tribe’s top leader – even though he badly lost his re-election bid. That’s because the presidency on...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Hickenlooper seeks help for long-term unemployed

Associated PressDENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper’s administration wants to help people who have been unemployed at least 26 weeks find jobs with a $3 million initiative aimed at connecting them with...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Riding the mayoral election high into 2015

DENVER – Mainstream political candidates continue to grapple with the impact of the marijuana vote in Colorado. Three friends and business colleagues from the Colorado marijuana world have all...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Have the number of feral horses become a problem?

SALT LAKE CITY – State wildlife officials are supporting Utah ranchers and county leaders who are threatening to break federal law and round up wild horses this summer if federal officials don’t do...

DATE: May 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Mental-health treatment void in Colorado

A raised red oval, a couple of inches in diameter, sits at the top of Alex Meredith’s forehead. It is the physical mark of a besieged mind. Meredith, who is 29, started bashing himself in the head...

DATE: April 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

State’s key mental-health system put on hold

Tom Sullivan knows the value of getting treatment for mental-health problems. His son Alex was killed in the Aurora theater massacre in 2012, the victim of a man who seemed to think he was Joker in...

DATE: March 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Ideas abound for cash at Capitol

DENVER – You can patch a lot of potholes for $75 million. Or send thousands of kids to college on scholarships. Or give out some nice tax credits for parents with child care expenses. Or pay to...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Obscure law might force pot tax refunds

DENVER – Voters in November decided to levy hefty taxes on Colorado’s new marijuana industry when they passed Proposition AA. Now, the state might have to give all the money back. The reason is an...

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Lawn-watering bill morphs into a study

DENVER – A water-efficiency bill from Southwest Colorado lawmakers narrowly survived Wednesday, providing a hint of the debate Coloradans will have this year about how they should use their water....

DATE: March 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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