Lake City conference will focus on mining, cleanup

The San Juan Mining Conference will celebrate its third year of free, public education April 18-19 in Lake City's Moseley Arts Center. The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) founded the event...

DATE: April 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Weatherizing program to lose some staff, funds

The Durango nonprofit Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency announced this week it no longer will be administering a weatherization-assistance program that has been one of its key focuses...

DATE: March 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Senate passes in-state tuition bill

DENVER - A proposal to let illegal immigrant students pay in-state tuition at Colorado colleges got its first-ever Republican votes in the state Senate on Friday after a decade of failures for the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Postal Service to cut Saturday mail delivery to trim costs

WASHINGTON - The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Ken Salazar steps down from Cabinet

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, a former U.S. senator from Colorado, announced today he will step down from his Cabinet position by the end of March to return to the Centennial...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Train sees a slow finish to season

SILVERTON — What started as a strong season for the The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in May has lost steam, and train ridership is now about flat with the 2011 season.“It’s been a...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Ryan: ‘We have better ideas’

FORT COLLINS — With a Powerpoint presentation and a question-and-answer session, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s visit Wednesday seemed at times more like a college seminar than...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

‘Personhood’ backers sue for ballot slot

DENVER — Sponsors of the anti-abortion Personhood amendment sued the state Thursday, claiming they were unfairly denied a spot on the November ballot.The proposed amendment to the state...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

WTC memorial magnificent, but at a steep price

NEW YORK — With its huge reflecting pools, ringed by waterfalls and skyscrapers, and a cavernous underground museum still under construction, the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at the World...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Questions and answers on the 9/11 war crimes trial

The U.S. is for a second time attempting to prosecute five prisoners held at the Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for planning and aiding the Sept. 11 attacks, charging them with war crimes in a...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Art by children of 9/11 attacks shown at Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Large-scale artworks created by children who lost parents or siblings in the 9/11 attacks are being shown together for the first time at the Pentagon.The exhibit is part of the...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

9/11 families get $80 million in scholarships

NEW YORK (AP) — A private fund says it has awarded $80 million in college scholarships to children, spouses and domestic partners of Sept. 11 victims.Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund said...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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