Ken Salazar to open Denver office for national law firm

DENVER – Ken Salazar, the San Luis Valley native who stepped down as secretary of the Interior in April, is returning to private law practice and opening a Denver office for a national law firm,...

DATE: June 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Britain’s Prince Harry to attend Warrior Games

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Udall and U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn might get the chance to rub elbows with royalty at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs this weekend. British Prince Harry will be in...

DATE: May 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Library mural

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

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