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Colorado woman wants being topless to be legal

By The AP

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman seeking to prevent citations for being topless in public is publicizing her cause by standing on a Fort Collins intersection wearing only a bikini and a placard covering her breasts. The Fort ...


Wildlife not threatened by contaminated water, EPA official says

By The AP

DENVER (AP) — An Environmental Protection Agency official said Sunday she doesn’t believe wildlife will suffer significant health impacts from the large volume of wastewater that spilled from an abandoned mine in southwestern ...


Contaminated water from mining spill reaches New Mexico

By The AP

(AP) - Mustard-colored wastewater laced with heavy metals continues to drain into a river from an abandoned mine in southwestern Colorado at a rate of about 550 gallons per minute, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, which caused ...


Coal ruling throws ‘monkey wrench’ into agency’s plans

By Gary Harmon

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could benefit northwest Colorado’s beleaguered coal and electricity-generating industries, but environmental organizations said the ruling threatens human health. The high court ruled Monday that the ...


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Ecklund Fire burns 400 acres in monument

By Dennis Webb

A wildfire sparked by lightning in Dinosaur National Monument has grown to 400 acres. The National Park Service said in a news release that what’s being called the Ecklund Fire is burning in a remote Colorado portion of the monument in ...


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Ballot measure addresses GMOs

By Charles Ashby

Genetically modified organisms may seem like something from a science-fiction movie, but altered foods have been around for centuries. And foods changed at the cellular level have been on store shelves since the 1990s. But that sort of ...


Fish, Wildlife doubts prospects for lynx in state

By Dennis Webb

Evidence suggests the Southern Rockies, including in Colorado, didn’t historically support “a naturally resident lynx population over time” and the region is unlikely to be home to the animal over the long term absent human ...


N. Colorado sage-grouse conservation efforts praised

By Gary Harmon

Efforts in northwest Colorado aimed at preserving the greater sage-grouse earned praise from the head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Thursday, who cited an “unprecedented level of cooperation.” In comments before the ...


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High court ruling goes against Gessler

By Charles Ashby

For the third time, Secretary of State Scott Gessler, you cannot raise the limit when an issue committee must disclose campaign finances, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday. In its ruling, the high court said Gessler went beyond his ...


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Mustang Shawn

By Rachel Sauer

Man lives a lifelong dream with a ride in a Mustang (April 8, 2014)  ...


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