Colorado

State gets panel on mascots

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday signed an executive order creating a commission to study migrating away from Native American mascots. The order comes after legislation failed this year...

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

The Pot Tax, Part 3

DENVER – Colorado voters this November will be asked yet again to vote on a marijuana tax question, this time focused on retaining revenue. Proposition BB asks voters to allow the state to keep...

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

Conference looks at growing economy

Professionals from all across the state are pouring into Durango this week to learn about developing a vibrant local economy. Nonprofit Downtown Colorado Inc. is hosting its annual conference in...

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

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