Colorado

Evidence links quakes on Colorado border to energy waste wells

DENVER – Scientists say they have more evidence that an increase in earthquakes on the Colorado-New Mexico border since 2001 has been caused by wells that inject wastewater from oil and gas...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sanctuary ‘caravan’ finds community in Mancos

Immigrants and their supporters from across Colorado gathered at the Mancos United Methodist Church on Saturday to show solidarity with those at risk of deportation. A handful of people from...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Individual health premiums rising even more in Colorado

DENVER – President Donald Trump’s decision to end a key federal health subsidy means state residents who buy their own health insurance will pay even more next year, Colorado’s Division of...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

A Colorado River reunion with sea?

On Sept. 27, representatives from the U.S. and Mexico approved an update to the 1944 treaty that governs how the two nations manage the Colorado River. The new pact builds upon a 2012 agreement...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stonemasons go old-school to repair Colorado monument walls

GRAND JUNCTION — Following in the nearly 100-year-old footsteps of Depression-era laborers, a group of National Park Service masons are assiduously repairing and stabilizing stone barriers along...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Zinke signs order to expand hunting, fishing on public lands

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed an order on Friday to expand hunting and fishing on federal land, saying it would improve wildlife management and conservation. Environmentalists...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado to join suit on rollback of immigrant protections

DENVER — Colorado’s governor says the state will join a lawsuit by 15 other states and the District of Columbia challenging President Donald Trump’s plan to end a program that protects young...

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

Big Colorado ranch on market for $100 million

Associated Press A 224,000-acre (90,650 hectare) ranch in northwest Colorado is being offered for sale with an asking price of $100 million. The Cross Mountain Ranch is owned by the family of the...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Stalemate in D.C. leaves health insurance in limbo

By Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service What should you expect now that the drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act appears dead – at least for the moment? Given how legislation...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

State considers using free resources instead of school textbooks

The Journal To address the cost of college textbooks, a Colorado Senate bill has established a council to evaluate the use of academic materials by colleges in the state. Gov. John Hickenlooper...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

For Colorado farmers in crisis, a new hotline offers hope

DENVER — “The agricultural economic crisis is real. The resulting stress is real. Let’s TALK about it.” That’s the pitch on the Colorado Department of Agriculture website for a new program aimed at...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

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