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More Colorado pot seized in the mail, report says

By The AP

DENVER — The amount of Colorado marijuana being seized en route to other states through the U.S. mail has more than quadrupled since 2010 and was destined for more states than before, according to a new report by a federally funded drug ...

Utah couple rescued from Lizard Head Wilderness

By The AP

TELLURIDE — A Moab, Utah couple who got lost while mushroom hunting in the Colorado backcountry are safe after being forced to spend the night in near freezing conditions. Searchers found David and Meeche Bodner Wednesday morning in the ...

Search for missing woman near Aspen called off

By The AP

ASPEN — Authorities have suspended a search for a 57-year-old woman missing after reportedly leaving her campsite near Aspen. A man who had been camping with Dorothy Jenkins said she walked away from their campsite near Burnt Mountain ...

Wet, cool day on tap for West Slope

By Mike Wiggins

A wet, cool day is in store for western Colorado today, one that’s expected to bring more rain to the Grand Valley and snow to the highest elevations. The National Weather Service says an unseasonably cold low pressure system passing ...

GJ Rockies’ forfeit victory overturned

By Patti Arnold

Minor League Baseball has overturned Tuesday night’s forfeit victory by the Grand Junction Rockies. The game, which Ogden was leading 4-2, will resume in the bottom of the seventh inning at 6 this evening at Suplizio Field. After that ...

Olathe bank robbery suspect arrested

By Emily Shockley

Brittany Nacole Mason of Delta, a suspect in the Aug. 20 robbery of Olathe’s Bank of Colorado branch, was arrested late Monday night in Canon City, according to the Olathe Police Department. Delta resident Justin Franklin Davenport, who ...


Bear leads chase through Fruita

By Gary Harmon

A young bear led wildlife officers on a chase through Fruita on Wednesday, marking the 162nd time wildlife officials have had to deal with bears in the last two months in a region around the Grand Valley. The bear, which was tranquilized and ...

Denver Zoo seeks $2 admission hike

By The AP

DENVER — The Denver Zoo is asking permission to hike admission fees to cover rising costs of animal food and veterinary care. The zoo will ask a city council subcommittee Wednesday for permission to charge $2 more across all age groups ...

Colorado produce highlighted at luncheon

By The AP

DENVER — Colorado’s governor and agriculture commissioner are sitting down with some Colorado chefs Wednesday for a gourmet lunch made of all Colorado products. Gov. John Hickenlooper and Secretary John Salazar will be dining on ...

De Beque casino would bring some economic activity to depressed town

By Bill Grant

One of the desperate moves by states to find new sources of revenue in a stagnant economy is casino gambling. Over the past two years, Illinois, Kansas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio are among states approving new casinos in an effort to ...

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