Colorado

Fund shortfall could sink insurance co-op

DENVER – A dire funding announcement last week could leave thousands of consumers using Colorado’s federally-backed health insurance nonprofit cooperative scrambling. The Centers for Medicare and...

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

Group rehabilitates badgers displaced by gas drilling

What began as a gas-drilling accident this past spring turned into an unusual wildlife rehabilitation success story. Three motherless baby badgers were returned to the wild this summer after a...

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

Aspen suffering from fungal disease

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. Visitors marveling at the fall foliage in national forests might find that some of the aspen leaves are brown and blotchy or gone already. Spores released from leaves and twigs...

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

Weld likely top gas producer

GREELEY (AP) – Weld County may soon become Colorado’s top county in terms of natural gas production. In the game of musical chairs that characterizes fossil-fuel energy production, no single county...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

State may give Native mascots second look

Ute tribal leaders say the state could be a shining example for the nation if Native American mascots were retired at public schools. Earlier this year, House Bill 15-1165 was introduced in Denver...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - Education

State may give Native mascots second look

Ute tribal leaders say the state could be a shining example for the nation if Native American mascots were retired at public schools. Earlier this year, House Bill 15-1165 was introduced in Denver...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Education

State to re-examine Native mascots

Ute tribal leaders say the state could be a shining example for the nation if Native American mascots were retired at public schools. Earlier this year, House Bill 15-1165 was introduced in Denver...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

The Archer

Jayden Karo, a seventh-grader at Dolores Middle School, is the 2015 Reserve Grand Champion in the Junior Compound Unlimited class at the 2015 Colorado State Fair after shooting a 185 out of a...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Western artists head east

Just after 2 a.m. on Friday, June 2, 1899, men wearing white masks and carrying lanterns flagged down the Union Pacific Overland Flyer No. 1 at mile marker No. 609 outside of Wilcox, Wyo. Led by...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Glenwood in top 10 for new businesses NerdWallet ranks Cortez 54th in state

Glenwood Springs is among the top places in Colorado to start a business, according to a new list. NerdWallet, a website that specializes in personal finance, released a list ranking the places in...

DATE: July 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Dream takes shape

With construction more than 50 percent complete, the dream of a new $7 million outdoor learning center in Monticello, Utah, is quickly becoming reality. With thousands of children in the Four...

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Natives add $2B to state economy

Native American-owned businesses provide more than 16,000 jobs and add more than $2 billion to Colorado's economy. The economic impact findings were announced at a quarterly Colorado Commission of...

DATE: June 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: DS - News