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EPA settles with Utah over Gold King Mine spill

SALT LAKE CITY – The U.S. government settled a lawsuit Wednesday brought by the state of Utah over a mine waste spill caused by federal workers that sent wastewater downstream to several states...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Drought parches much of Colorado amid drier, warmer weather

DENVER — A year after most of Colorado was drought-free, nearly all of the state is now experiencing a dry spell, according to data released by the U.S. Drought Monitor. The western corners of the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police department with Elijah McClain case gets new chief

DENVER — A woman has been chosen as the new chief of a suburban Denver police department looking to regain public trust following a tumultuous year filled with scrutiny after the death of Elijah...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trump signs plan to boost conservation, parks

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor urges U.S. to go beyond renewal of virus aid

DENVER — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is urging Congress to go beyond simple renewal of earlier federal pandemic assistance and provide a more extensive package of aid to blunt the economic fallout of...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Suspect arrested in shooting of 2 protesters in Colorado

AURORA — A man at a weekend Colorado protest who shot and wounded two demonstrators after he apparently aimed at a Jeep driving toward protesters has been arrested on suspicion of attempted...

DATE: July 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legal cannabis sales in Colorado reach all-time high in May

DENVER – Cannabis sales in Colorado set a new monthly record in May, reaching their highest level since broad legalization in 2014. Dispensaries sold over $192 million worth of cannabis products...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Justices rule states can bind presidential electors’ votes

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in the Electoral College. The ruling, just under...

DATE: July 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Investment contest open to rural firms

Startup companies in rural Colorado have until Tuesday to apply to compete in an investment contest with the winner receiving a $250,000 investment from the Greater Colorado Venture Fund. The...

DATE: July 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper overcomes ethical issues, will face Gardner in November

John Hickenlooper escaped with a clear victory in the Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Colorado on Tuesday, defeating rival Andrew Romanoff after national Democrats and a big-money super PAC...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain RV Park south of Cortez set for Monday reopening

Ute Mountain Casino Hotel plans to reopen Sleeping Ute RV Park beginning Monday, and the 90-room hotel, gift shop and Kuchu’s Restaurant later this summer. Revising an earlier announcement,...

DATE: June 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado’s fight over wolves has a new battleground: parasitic poop

As the wolf reintroduction fight howls in Colorado, wildlife officials are fielding more reports from people who suspect they’ve spotted a wolf in the wild. A release from Colorado Parks and...

DATE: June 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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