Feds seek to dismiss New Mexico’s claims over Gold King Mine spill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Attorneys with the U.S. Justice Department are asking a federal judge to dismiss claims by New Mexico and the Navajo Nation that stem from the 2015 Gold King Mine waste spill...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Supreme Court wants feds’ view on mine spill lawsuit

DENVER – The U.S. Supreme Court asked the Justice Department on Monday to weigh in on New Mexico’s lawsuit against Colorado over a mine waste spill that polluted rivers in both states and in Utah....

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado’s U.S. attorney stepping down after 6 years

DENVER – U.S. Attorney John Walsh, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor during the state’s trailblazing experiment in legal marijuana, is stepping down. Walsh, who served for six years, announced his...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado’s new lieutenant governor takes office

DENVER – The new Colorado lieutenant governor who took office Thursday said that efficiency will be her top job. Democrat Donna Lynne replaces former Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia, who left office last month...

DATE: May 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Thank you for voting for me, mayor of Mancos

I would like to thank the citizens of Mancos for their vote of confidence and trust they have placed in me as Mayor of Mancos. We have a beautiful community that is unique and diversified. The...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Family of Tommy Lopez grateful for support

The family of Tommy Lopez would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone in our time of sorrow. A special thank you to Enid and Danni at the hospice center as words cannot express how...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Deputy to be taken off life support

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy shot by a teenage suspect will be taken off life support. Officials said Tuesday that Deputy Derek Geer was being kept alive so that he could donate...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

A haven for traffickers?

DENVER – Seeking a safe haven in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, illegal drug traffickers are growing weed among the state’s sanctioned pot warehouses and farms, then covertly shipping it...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Winter closures enacted to protect wildlife

Winter closures for regional public lands have been enacted. The House Creek road has been closed to motorized traffic beginning Dec. 1 to protect winter wildlife range for elk and deer. Also the...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Budget, voting reforms urged

DENVER – A coalition aimed at examining reforms to budget and elections processes in Colorado identified restructuring a hospital fee and strengthening rules governing citizens initiatives as...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Mark Redwine files to dismiss wrongful death lawsuit in death of son, Dylan Redwine

Three years after his son Dylan Redwine’s disappearance, Mark Redwine has filed for dismissal of a lawsuit filed June 29 against him by his ex-wife, Elaine Hatfield Hall, for the wrongful death and...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Campaign seeks funding for licenses

DENVER – Immigrant-rights groups have launched a campaign to rescue a law that gives immigrants living in Colorado illegally the opportunity to get a driver’s license or state ID. Jennifer Piper,...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World