Flood costs trouble farmers

LASALLE – It’ll be a drop in the bucket for the state’s overall farm economy. But for the individual farmers pushed out of their homes and kept out of their fields, the September flood’s effects...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Pot raids show industry remains risky in Colorado

DENVER – There’s money to be made in legal weed. But you better have a strong stomach for risk. That’s the message Colorado’s nascent pot industry is taking from federal marijuana raids in Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado gives 1st look at insurance enrollments

DENVER — Colorado released a first look Monday at how many people have signed up for health insurance using its new state exchange. Officials with Connect For Health Colorado said 226 people have...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Albuquerque mayor in re-election fight

ALBUQUERQUE – The mayor of New Mexico’s largest city hopes to overcome attacks on his handling of Albuquerque’s scandal-plagued police department and lackluster economic recovery to win a second...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

No impact expected from furloughs on the ski season

DENVER (AP) – A group representing the nation’s ski industry said Monday, Oct. 7, it expects no major impact on this year’s ski season because of federal furloughs, even though about a third of...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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