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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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)  ...


Brophy: He’s the man to return state control to Republicans

By Charles Ashby

State Sen. Greg Brophy is pretty certain he wants to be governor of Colorado. But if some people in several of the counties in his expansive northeast Colorado Senate district have their way, the Wray Republican who’s seeking the GOP ...

Colorado shoppers escape new credit card fees

By The AP

DENVER — Shoppers in Colorado stores won’t have to worry about new credit card surcharges being imposed on customers in other states. The surcharges are illegal under Colorado law, so business cannot add the fees to purchases. In ...

Holmes lawyers seek delay of hearing on reporter

By The AP

DENVER — Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes have asked a judge to postpone a hearing on their attempt to force a Fox News Channel reporter to testify about her sources. A hearing had been scheduled for Feb. 4 ...

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