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Consistency needed in oil and gas rules

By The Daily Sentinel

The Daily Sentinel has long argued that tough new state regulations related to oil and gas drilling were not the primary reasons for the drastic drop in drilling in Colorado beginning in 2008, or the industry pullback we’re seeing in ...

Credit checks debate sparks heated spat in Senate session

By The Associated Press

DENVER - A debate over whether to ban Colorado employers from using credit reports against job applicants became feisty today when Senate Democratic Leader John Morse said Republicans are trying to protect corporations while Democrats want to ...

Email letters, Feb. 21, 2012

By Staff

Preserve the Monument, don’t monetize it I am a frequent visitor to Colorado National Monument, and I keep abreast of the news surrounding one of my favorite places. Yes, I share the road, even though it is difficult at times. I ...

Court rules some political attack ads legal

By The Associated Press

DENVER - The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that some political attack ads are legal if they don’t urge voters to elect or defeat a particular candidate. The court today upheld an appeals court ruling on a case filed by Colorado ...

Avalanche warnings issued for central Colorado

By The Associated Press

DENVER — Forecasters are urging backcountry sports enthusiasts to stay out of mountain areas in central Colorado because of dangerous avalanche conditions. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center said Tuesday conditions are very ...

Air Force cadet has hearing on rape charge

By The Associated Press

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The last of three Air Force Academy cadets charged with sexual misconduct faces a hearing to determine whether he will be court-martialed. An Article 32 hearing was scheduled today for Robert M. Evenson Jr. at ...

Eagle County water users to sign deal with Denver Water

By The Associated Press

EAGLE — An agreement that Denver Water reached with almost three dozen Western Slope water users last year is getting its first signatures. Leaders from Eagle County, Eagle River Water & Sanitation District, Upper Eagle Regional ...

Lawmakers weigh banning traffic cameras

By The Associated Press

DENVER — Lawmakers are considering banning red-light and speeding cameras in Colorado with a bill up for its first vote. The Republican-sponsored legislation would prohibit cities and towns from using the automated traffic enforcement ...

Semitrailers jackknife, closing I-70

By Dennis Webb

An accident that involved two jackknifed semitrailers and a fuel spill closed eastbound Interstate 70 west of Rifle for several hours Monday. The accident was one of three that occurred within minutes of each other in that area, and one of ...

Rural lawmakers may get pay raise

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado House approved a 22 percent raise in per diem pay for rural lawmakers last week, including the increase in a routine bill that normally gets little attention. The increase is one of several annual spending bills, this one for the ...

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