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Police to begin enforcing ordinance to curb panhandling

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — Police in Colorado Springs are now enforcing an ordinance aimed at keeping people from panhandling from medians on busy streets. The Gazette reports that police said Monday that they will begin citing people who ...

Sen. Gardner holds call-in town hall

By The AP

DENVER — Sen. Cory Gardner is holding a call-in town hall rather than one in person. Protesters dogged the Republican senator all last week during congressional recess. They demanded he hold a public town hall with his Colorado ...

Colorado ranked among worst for first-time homebuyers

By The AP

DENVER — An analysis from a financial services website ranks Colorado among the worst in the country for first-time homebuyers. ranked Colorado 43 out of 50 states based on home prices relative to income, job prospects for ...

Southwestern Colorado ski area to close due to safety issues

By The AP

DURANGO — A southwestern Colorado ski resort will be closed until mid-March to address safety concerns found during an unannounced inspection. The Durango Herald reports that Hesperus Ski Area closed after a Feb. 20 inspection by the ...

Printed Letters: March 1, 2017

By Staff

Better pay for municipal workers should be priority I read Sunday’s article on county pay raises and Tuesday’s column by Sheila Reiner with interest. I am appalled with the county. Two things strike me in particular: No one at ...

Dodging issues and constituents

By Sean Goodbody

In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, the proliferation of “fake news” played a prominent role in shaping voters’ views, and is undoubtedly the buzzword of the year. These days, anyone with a computer, some ...

Aligning values

By The Daily Sentinel

Colorado’s biggest political guns are marching to the beat of the same drum, proclaiming the Centennial State is the perfect new location for the massive Outdoor Retailer Show which is leaving Salt Lake City over the extreme stance ...


Cops looking for suspect in sex assaults

By Rachel Sauer

Mesa County law enforcement is looking for a Grand Junction man wanted on more than 40 counts of sex crimes against children, including 12 counts of sexual assault on a child in a position of trust. Kenneth Michael Weber Jr., 35, is accused ...

Procurement code for state gets an update

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill designed to modernize Colorado’s procurement code will be helpful to private businesses that submit bids for state contracts, the sponsors of the measure said Tuesday. The sweeping 103-page bill, introduced in part ...

More groundwater problems in pipeline project

By Dennis Webb

The company doing pipeline work related to an oil and gas project in Battlement Mesa is encountering more problems with groundwater flow, but hopes to have the flow stopped within a few days. “The good news is that we know how to stop ...

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