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Judge appoints board to sort out polygamous homes

By The AP

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah judge has appointed a board of trustees to sort out the redistribution of more than 700 homes in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border where Warren Jeffs’ sect is based. State Judge Denise ...

Colorado pot law challeged in court

By Charles Ashby

The attorneys general in Nebraska and Oklahoma announced today that they planned to filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the constitutionality of Colorado’s voter-approved law legalizing recreational marijuana. The two attorneys ...

Gardner: Interior needs less federal approach to sage grouse

By Gary Harmon

Congress made it clear that states should take the lead role in protecting the sage grouse in the western United States, Sen.-elect Cory Gardner, R-Colo., said today. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell “would be well advised to work with ...

Burns man who killed intruder jailed for menacing

By The AP

EAGLE — An Eagle County man who shot and killed an alleged masked intruder last week is behind bars after later allegedly pointing a rifle at detectives driving up to his home. Douglas Behrends says he shot 32-year-old Brooks Hampton ...


Salvation Army, National Guard join forces for Christmas cheer

By Amy Hamilton

At first glance, a maintenance garage doesn’t seem like the most festive place to host Santa’s workshop. On one side, boxes stuffed with toys sit waiting for families underneath lifts beefy enough to hoist mammoth engines. ...

Lockheed pledges 850 high-paying jobs in JeffCo

By The AP

DENVER — Lockheed Martin Space Systems will receive nearly $17 million in tax rebates from Jefferson County over 15 years in exchange for a pledge to create 850 high-paying jobs at its Waterton Canyon facility. The Denver Post reports ...

Pedestrian hit, killed by truck SE of Denver

By The AP

DENVER — The Colorado State Patrol is investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a pickup truck on E-470 southeast of Denver. Trooper Nate Reid tells The Denver Post someone called the Patrol on Wednesday evening saying ...

Printed Letters: Dec. 18, 2014

By Staff

St. Mary’s committed to community as always Amid the recent articles about Mesa County’s exclusive provider agreement with Community Hospital, many friends have recently asked me, “What is up with St. Mary’s ...

Taking aim at the upcoming session

By Rick Wagner

It’s that time of year again, where people gather around in hushed anticipation of what’s to come. Yes, it will soon be the opening of Colorado’s legislative session. Some of you thought we were referring to Christmas but ...

Time for a different approach on Cuba

By The Daily Sentinel

America’s posture toward Cuba has changed little over the past half-century: Deny the legitimacy of its communist government by severing diplomatic relations and hope that privations from a unilateral embargo could stimulate a popular ...

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