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Ute Mountain Utes nudge Obama on monument and water

Ute Mountain Ute leaders traveled to Washington this week to attend President Barack Obama’s eighth annual White House Tribal Nations Conference. Tribal Chairman Manuel Heart and councilwoman...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Poll: 55 percent of Utahans support a Bears Ears monument

A recent poll commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts has found that 55 percent of Utah residents support the idea of a Bears Ears National Monument. Forty-one percent oppose the idea....

DATE: Aug. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bears Ears proposal draws passionate crowd to Bluff

BLUFF, UTAH — By late morning in Bluff, the line was long, the sun was high, and the anticipation was building. Hundreds of spectators had gathered awaiting an appearance by U.S. Secretary of the...

DATE: July 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Top Obama officials head to Bluff for Bears Ears meeting

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other top officials from the Obama administration will host a public meeting in Bluff, Utah, on Saturday, July 16 to discuss future management of the Bears Ears...

DATE: July 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Selina Meyer for president in Colorado?

DENVER – Selina Meyer, the president in HBO’s “Veep,” would be best suited to serve the people of Colorado as the next president of the United States, according to Dish Network. The Colorado-based...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Biden awards Demby a medal for stopping sex assault

Last spring, University of Colorado student Max Demby, of Cortez, was credited with breaking up a sexual assault on Boulder campus. Last month, he received a White House award for his action. Vice...

DATE: May 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Kemper kids plant White House garden with Michelle Obama

Five fourth-graders from Kemper Elementary helped first lady Michelle Obama plant her White House garden on Tuesday. Students Miles Frost, Gael Garcia, Christian Rebaza, Cecelia Thom and Trenity...

DATE: April 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Obama administration calls for long-term drought policies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Obama administration last week directed federal agencies to focus on building national long-term drought resilience policies, part of a renewed effort to solve ongoing water...

DATE: March 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Reaction to Supreme Court nomination splits down party lines

DENVER – The responses in Colorado to President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nomination were predictable Wednesday, splitting down partisan lines. Republicans believe the president acted...

DATE: March 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado delegation responds to Obama’s final State of the Union address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union address Tuesday night to defend his Administration’s legacy and to chart the political path forward through a “changing”...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Rubio’s star rises in West

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., had a pretty good first week of November — thanks to some Western friends. In just 72 hours, the Republican presidential hopeful grabbed endorsements from Sen. Cory...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

The sheriffs’ letter to Obama

November 9, 2015 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: We, the undersigned Sheriffs from the State of Colorado, write in...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News