Litigation

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Coal boiler sparks lawsuit between Hesperus neighbors

A dispute brewing between Hesperus neighbors over a coal-fueled boiler prompted one to file a federal lawsuit this week in U.S. District Court in Denver. Robert Bridges and Karen Nakayama have...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

Sunnyside wants out of Navajo Nation lawsuit

Sunnyside Gold Corp. filed a motion last week to be dismissed from its inclusion in a lawsuit brought by the Navajo Nation for the August 2015 Gold King Mine spill. “We are hopeful that the case...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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New Mexico sues Colorado over Gold King Mine spill

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its northern neighbor should be held responsible for the contamination from a massive mine waste spill last year as well as decades...

DATE: June 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Colorado Supreme Court: Ski resorts not liable for avalanches

DENVER – The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that avalanches are among the “inherent dangers of skiing” so ski resorts can’t be held liable for people killed by slides within their boundaries....

DATE: May 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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New Mexico sues EPA, Sunnyside Mine owners

New Mexico filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court against the Environmental Protection Agency , its contractor and two Colorado mine owners over the Gold King Mine spill’s impact on the state. The...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman questioned over Gold King

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is preparing defensive and offensive strategies to legal disputes in the wake of the Gold King Mine spill. “We haven’t foreclosed the option of...

DATE: April 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Bill would allow lawsuits after Gold King Mine spill north of Durango

DENVER – State legislation has been drafted in an effort to pressure the federal government into quickly settling damage claims stemming from the Gold King Mine spill. Rep. Don Coram, R-Montrose,...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

School awarded $500,000 in settlement

A Denver architect firm has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the Dolores Re-4A School district claiming faulty cost estimates for a campus upgrade.The district argued that Eidos Architects...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Judge rules against expansion of Navajo mine

DENVER – A federal judge on Monday determined that regulators did not adequately assess the environmental impact from a proposed expansion of the Navajo Mine in New Mexico. Farmington-based Navajo...

DATE: March 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Parties divided over driver’s licenses

DENVER – A second state spending bill has been hijacked by politics, this time in the name of immigrants in the country illegally. The Colorado House last weeky gave initial approval to a...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Legal pot faces new challenge

DENVER – A Washington, D.C.-based group opposed to the legalization of marijuana have filed two federal lawsuits seeking to “dismantle” Colorado’s burgeoning recreational marijuana industry. The...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Congress OKs temp funding

WASHINGTON – Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local news