Colorado

Is the West prepared for climate change?

Last Saturday in Paris, 195 of the world’s leaders reached a historic agreement to lower greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to help stave off the most drastic effects of climate change — a...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Survey: Income, access hamper healthy living

DENVER – How much money you make and your ethnic background have a big impact on neighborhood infrastructure and your chances for a healthy life, according to a new report by the Urban Land...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

The stories behind the skeletons

Forget “CSI” and “Bones.” Investigations pursued by real-life forensic anthropologists may not be solved in 45 minutes, but they reveal much more about the human condition than just whodunit. “We...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Impact of spruce beetle questioned

DENVER – Spruce beetle infestation may not be the wildfire culprit that experts have led Southwest Colorado to believe, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder,...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado budget proposal comes with cuts

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper’s budget writers on Monday unveiled a tough proposal for the next fiscal year, underscoring difficult cuts, despite rosier economic times. Facing a constitutional...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

State’s open carry law becomes focus after shootings in Colorado Springs

An emergency call moments before Saturday’s shooting rampage in Colorado Springs has sparked debate on how police should respond to armed people in public given Colorado’s open carry law. Naomi...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mercy’s parent settles billing complaint

Mercy Regional Medical Center was recently implicated in a False Claims Act allegation for violating Medicare billing requirements, a Department of Justice investigation revealed Friday. Catholic...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Delegates pursue mine cleanup

WASHINGTON – Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation are continuing to pursue separate good Samaritan mine-restoration legislation, even as a new bill focusing on the same issue was recently...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Day of the Dead

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bennet welcomes final crowdfunding rules

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet welcomed the recent news that the Securities and Exchange Commission had approved final rules for crowdfunding. The long-awaited announcement came more than...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA working through Gold King Mine spill reimbursements

La Plata County and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe may have as many as 180 additional days to reach an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency on reimbursement for costs associated with...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Whole Foods drops products made in prison

Colorado prison officials expressed disappointment Thursday at a decision by Whole Foods to discontinue buying products manufactured by its prisoners as part of a work program. Colorado...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News