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More safeguards urged for Colorado voting machines

By The Associated Press

DENVER — Opponents of proposed rules to relax oversight of electronic voting machines are urging Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler to increase oversight to avoid fraud. During a hearing Tuesday on proposed rule changes, Gessler ...

Plan to overturn TABOR reaches federal court

By The Associated Press

DENVER — Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights faces a direct challenge in federal court Wednesday when attorneys for the state will ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by lawmakers seeking to overturn the amendment ...

University of Western Colorado the most popular pick for new Western State name

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More than half of respondents to a recent online survey picked University of Western Colorado as their favorite replacement for the Western State College of Colorado name. The Gunnison college is considering a name change as early as this ...

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Valentine’s Day marks beginning for young couple

By Rachel Sauer

That it was Valentine’s Day is merely coincidence. It’s the day they met five years ago at Taco Bell on North Avenue. She was three days back to work after breaking her foot several months earlier. He started work that day. ...

Feds deliver setback to mine expansion

By Dennis Webb

The U.S. Forest Service reversed a previous decision that would help allow the West Elk coal mine near Somerset to expand into a roadless area. While conservationists are praising the action by the agency’s Rocky Mountain Region office, ...

Bill would give businesses input in proposals

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — One day after a similar bill died in the Senate, a House committee Tuesday approved a measure that would give businesses a greater voice in the fiscal impact of business-related bills that go before the Colorado ...


Clutch FTs lift Delta to OT thriller

By Nick Walter

He clapped and scowled in determination, sprinting to the free-throw line and beaming at his teammates on the Delta bench. Rarely is a basketball player so happy to be intentionally fouled. Yet there was Delta’s Jake Ames, exhibiting ...

Central senior provides lift in loss

By Matt Meyer

Sometimes the smallest victories make the biggest moments, and the Central High School boys basketball team might have found a rallying point Tuesday despite falling 61-32 to Fruita Monument. Central (0-23, 0-9 Southwestern League) was being ...

Strength lifts Fruita girls past Central

By Matt Meyer

Physical post play was the name of the game Tuesday between the Fruita Monument and Central girls basketball teams. After six lead changes and three ties, Fruita pulled away, winning 68-40. “We have to be ready for a physical game ...


Russell ready to lend Mavs a hand

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Josh Russell could have stayed in a Division I lacrosse program. Instead, the redshirt sophomore at Colorado Mesa University wanted to help build a Division II program. Russell, who is from Denver, went to Stony Brook University out of high ...

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