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

GOP wins boundary battle

DENVER — Arguing that Durango has more in common with Telluride than Cortez, Democrats moved to draw new boundaries for the area’s state House districts Monday.But Republicans blocked them, at...

DATE: June 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

State economy shows signs of recovery

DENVER — Colorado’s economy has been promoted from a snail to a turtle, the Legislature’s top economist said Monday.And that counts for good news after three years of dismal predictions from...

DATE: June 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Group eyes political lines

The group that draws new state legislative districts will make its first attempt to design maps for Rep. J. Paul Brown, Sen. Ellen Roberts and other Western Slope lawmakers next Monday.The...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Hickenlooper signs school radio systems bill

HIGHLANDS RANCH (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill Friday that encourages Colorado schools to be on the same radio frequency as emergency responders — the solution to a problem that...

DATE: June 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Study predicts less water from Colorado River

DENVER – The changing climate could reduce the Colorado River’s volume an average of 9 percent a year in the next half century, making it unlikely that Colorado will ever get to use all the water...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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