Immigrants await Trump decision on protections

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper, state lawmakers and dozens of young immigrants and activists urged President Donald Trump on Friday to keep federal protections for those immigrants whose parents...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Traffic fatalities linked to pot increase sharply in Colorado

DENVER – The number of drivers involved in fatal crashes in Colorado who tested positive for marijuana has more than doubled since 2013, federal and state data show. A Denver Post analysis of the...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dozens of Colorado juvie lifers could be eligible for parole

DENVER – In light of Supreme Court decisions banning life without parole for juvenile offenders, dozens of Colorado prisoners who committed crimes as minors could be eligible for release, but only...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation entity starts solar farm amid station closing

KAYENTA, Ariz. – A Navajo Nation entity has taken its first step toward generating electricity by starting a solar farm amid the pending closure of a coal-fired power plant in northeastern Arizona....

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation eyes possible purchases of Colorado land

Navajo Nation lawmakers have approved the purchase of a large ranch in south-central Colorado for $23 million. Tribal officials say a Navajo Nation Council committee’s approval Tuesday was the...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

BP to close Farmington office, cut 40 jobs

FARMINGTON — An oil and gas company says 40 jobs will be cut when it closes its Farmington office later this year. The Daily Times reports that BP America Inc. plans to close the office to improve...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado health insurance rates may go up 27 percent next year

DENVER – Coloradans shopping for health insurance on the private market could see eye-popping rate increases averaging 27 percent next year, the state Division of Insurance announced Friday....

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Bear suspected in attack shows no sign of injury, disease

WARD – A black bear believed to be the one that attacked a Colorado camp staffer didn’t show any signs of disease or injury that might have explained his aggression. A necropsy of the bear trapped...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo council OKs lease extension for coal plant

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation Council has approved a lease extension that will allow a coal-fired power plant in northeastern Arizona to continue operating through December 2019. The 18-4...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico tribe closes access to cultural landmark

COCHITI PUEBLO, N.M. – A northern New Mexico Native American tribe has shut down access to a cultural and geological landmark amid concerns of “visitor abuse.” Cochiti Pueblo recently closed access...

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Jared Polis announces run for Colorado governor

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is joining a crowded field in the race for Colorado governor. The Democrat from Boulder said Sunday that he wants to see the state use 100 percent renewable energy by...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec family of four dies in fiery head-on crash

ALBUQUERQUE – An Aztec family of four and another driver died Friday night in a fiery crash on U.S. Highway 550 about 15 miles south of Cuba. Jimmie and Melissa Crawford and their children, Grant,...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World