Colorado to Sessions: Pot industry working and can be better

DENVER — Colorado’s legal marijuana industry is working — and can work better with federal collaboration, the state’s governor and Republican attorney general told U.S. Attorney General Jeff...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Computer programmer gets 25 years for lottery scam

DES MOINES, Iowa — A former lottery computer programmer who admitted to rigging computers to enable him to pick winning numbers and cheat four states out of $2.2 million in several lottery games...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado won’t charge elector who wouldn’t vote for Clinton

Colorado’s top prosecutor won’t prosecute an elector who refused to vote for Hillary Clinton even though state law required him to. Attorney General Cynthia Coffman on Monday announced she won’t...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Centuries-old Ute Council Tree becomes unstable

GRAND JUNCTION – A cottonwood tree that provided shade for the Ute tribes of western Colorado before the arrival of white settlers has grown rotten and unstable and must be trimmed into a memorial...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Working mom Sara Vaughn qualifies for world championships

DENVER – Her training runs involved pushing a jogging stroller loaded with enough snacks to keep her toddler content. Her core workouts featured exercises as her kids climbed on her back or even...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Colorado hunting ranch sues oil company over leak

The owner of a Colorado big-game hunting ranch has sued an oil and gas company over a pipeline leak that the suit says contaminated the property and killed its planned $5 million sale. Lawyers for...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officials look to build more wildlife crossings in Colorado

FRISCO – Data from a Colorado Department of Transportation roadkill survey says drivers in Colorado killed nearly 7,000 wild animals last year, resulting in two human deaths and almost 400...

DATE: July 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Interior: No changes needed to Colorado national monument

WASHINGTON – Colorado’s Canyons of the Ancients National Monument has been removed from a list of national monuments under review for possible elimination or reduction, Interior Secretary Ryan...

DATE: July 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Eli Tomac sweeps 450 Class motos, leads series standings

SOUTHWICK, Mass. – Eli Tomac swept the 450 Class motos Saturday in the Southwick National for his third straight Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship event victory and fourth of the season.The...

DATE: July 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bear joins runners in Colorado Springs race

Some runners didn’t expect to see a bear on their Colorado race route. Donald Sanborn says he was about 5 miles into the Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run on Sunday when the bear ambled across a...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado toughens penalties for texting while driving

DENVER – Colorado’s penalty for texting while driving has increased from $50 to $300. Drivers also will get four points on their license instead of one point per violation under a bill signed into...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper signs open records act into law

DENVER – Colorado has updated its open records act so that citizens can obtain government documents in digital formats that can be readily analyzed by computer. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News