Gov. John Hickenlooper makes plea to preserve domestic-violence funding

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is making his views known to Washington about domestic violence. Congress left for its August recess without reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. Congress...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

2 charged with starting Colorado wildfire at shooting range

ASPEN – Two people accused of starting a wildfire near Aspen by firing incendiary tracer rounds at a shooting range have been charged. The Aspen Daily News reports that 23-year-old Richard Miller...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Feds hope to conduct horse roundups in Western Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION – Federal land managers are hoping to conduct roundups to remove hundreds of wild horses in Western Colorado this year. The Daily Sentinel reports that the Bureau of Land Management...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Navajo Nation commemorates anniversary of 1868 treaty

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A group of Navajo runners had reached a dusty New Mexico hilltop while retracing a 400-mile desert route that their ancestors had crossed a century and a half earlier. That...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado girl, 4, dies after weight falls on top of her

GREELEY – Police in northern Colorado say a 4-year-old girl died after a barbell weight fell on top of her. The Greeley Tribune reports Aaliya Marie Montoya was playing with a sibling and a cousin...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado immigrant driver’s bill signed into law

DENVER – Immigrants who are in the country illegally but have valid Colorado driver’s licenses can now renew those licenses online or by mail. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Tuesday a...

DATE: May 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Officials: Efforts failing to save U.S. West sagebrush land

BOISE, Idaho – Public lands managers are losing a battle against a devastating combination of invasive plant species and wildfires in the vast sagebrush habitats in the U.S. West that support...

DATE: May 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Bear gets stuck inside Colorado mountain town post office

PITKIN – Officials say a postal employee arrived at work in a Colorado mountain town to find a black bear stuck inside the post office. A photo of the bear found Friday shows him on the ground amid...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Trial moved for couple accused of attempting to kill cattle

Two Durango environmentalists who face charges for supposedly trying to kill cattle by closing a corral gate will have their trials moved to a new venue after a judge ruled they wouldn’t receive a...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

State targets treatment, enforcement to fight heroin

DENVER – Colorado officials said Tuesday that they hope a two-fold approach will prevent the growth of the state’s heroin epidemic. Federal and state officials announced plans to focus on...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Search and rescue team member dies in Colorado avalanche

ASPEN – A member of a Colorado mountain search and rescue team died in a weekend avalanche outside the boundaries of the Aspen Highlands ski resort. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says...

DATE: April 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado SWAT leader 1st transgender to FBI National Academy

FRISCO, Colo. – A Colorado SWAT team coordinator is believed to be the first transgender woman accepted to attend the FBI National Academy in its 83-year history. Summit County Sheriff’s Office...

DATE: April 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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