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Colorado, Utah among fastest-growing states

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah was among the fastest-growing states in the country this year, thanks primarily to its high birth rate, according to data released by the U.S. Census. The state’s population was 2.96 million people at the ...


Colorado’s marijuana banking tests federal rules

By The AP

DENVER — A marijuana banking case set for arguments Monday is testing the federal government’s stated goal of addressing the cash-only nature of the quasi-legal pot industry. But should pot sellers be able to use the ...


Public Lands Under Pressure — The Busy Bells

By Dennis Webb

CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT THIS SERIES PUBLIC LANDS UNDER PRESSURE: Western Colorado and eastern Utah offer some of the most scenic and geologically varied outdoor playgrounds in the country — rivers, lakes and trails that have become ...


Despite national oil slowdown, Weld County wells booming

By The AP

GREELEY — Weld County is on track to top 100 million barrels of oil this year. That’s despite a general slowdown across the Denver-Julesburg Basin. The Greeley Tribune reports that more than 89 percent of the state’s ...


Public Lands Under Pressure — Hanging Lake

By Staff

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT THIS SERIES PUBLIC LANDS UNDER PRESSURE: Western Colorado and eastern Utah offer some of the most scenic and geologically varied outdoor playgrounds in the country — rivers, lakes and trails that have ...


Police officers with misconduct records can work in Colorado

By The AP

DENVER (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in Colorado can hire officers from other states who have a history of misconduct or lying under oath — only certain criminal convictions automatically prevent them from joining the police ...


Colorado town has big hopes for tiny houses

By The AP

WALSENBURG, Colo. (AP) — It’s been years since the old high school football field in Walsenburg, Colorado, saw much action. There’s still an old score board and a boarded-up concession stand, but otherwise it’s just a ...


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 ...


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