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

Family searches for answers after horse found dismembered

PUEBLO – A Colorado family is searching for answers after their beloved horse, Nickel, was butchered. The Pueblo Chieftain reports the family found the 22-year-old animal Friday morning essentially...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Trump administration rescinding rules for oil, gas drilling

CHEYENNE – President Donald Trump’s administration is rescinding proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing and other oil- and gas-drilling practices on government lands, government officials...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado boasts country’s 8th-fastest growing population

DENVER – New U.S. Census figures show Colorado had the country’s eighth-fastest growing population this year. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that Colorado added more than 77,000 residents this...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — President Donald Trump’s decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn’t the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week. The...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Residents moving out of Colorado in record numbers

DENVER — Data shows a record number of residents have moved out of the state of Colorado. The Denver Post reports new annual figures from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

IUD program leads to decline in teen pregnancies, abortions

DENVER – Colorado teen pregnancies and abortions have dropped sharply since 2009, and state health officials attribute much of the trend to the increased availability of free and low-cost access to...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Archbishop of Santa Fe pens op-ed on sex abuse within church

ALBUQUERQUE – The Roman Catholic archbishop of Santa Fe says the archdiocese has received only two allegations of clergy sexual misconduct involving children since 1993 because of the numerous...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado groups oppose cuts to SNAP benefits

DENVER – Groups that advocate for children, the elderly and people with disabilities are rolling up their sleeves in the wake of the budget passed last week in the U.S. House of Representatives....

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado lawmakers return to fix a pot tax error

Whatever plans Colorado lawmakers had for the first week of October, they are ruined now. All 100 legislators return to the Capitol for a special session Monday. Gov. John Hickenlooper called them...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Gardner, Bennet support immigration act

Colorado Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner on Tuesday signed on as co-sponsors of the DREAM Act of 2017 after President Donald Trump announced he would phase out a program that shields young...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Study: Outdoor recreation industry generates billions for Colorado

DENVER – Colorado consumers spend $28 billion annually on outdoor recreation, according to a sneak peek released Tuesday of an economic impact report by the Outdoor Industry Association. In return,...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World