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  • Climber rescued after fall at Rocky Mountain National Park

    Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — A rock climber from Boulder is recovering after falling about 80 feet at Rocky Mountain National Park. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says 28-year-old Janet Heung fell while attached to climbing ropes on or near the Deep Freeze climbing route around 11...

  • Detective looking for woman accused of fraud in El Paso County

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday it is looking for additional victims of a woman who allegedly tricked people into hiring her as a caregiver so she could steal from them. Angela "Angie" Patterson, 55, was arrested in late January after the Sheriff's Office...

  • El Paso County deputy injured in target shooting accident released from hospital

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    An El Paso County Sheriff's Office lieutenant injured in mid-March during a training exercise has been released from the hospital, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Lt. Joe Roybal was injured March 18 during a Special Response Team training exercise while shooting at steel targets,...

  • Former Colorado dog-sled operator pleads guilty to animal cruelty

    Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    ASPEN — The former owner of a dog-sledding business in Aspen has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of animal cruelty and will likely avoid a jail sentence. The Aspen Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1NBc0Oi ) Dan MacEachen entered his plea Tuesday and is scheduled to be...

  • McCain, Graham in Denver to discuss response to extremism

    Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DENVER — Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham will discuss how the U.S. should respond to extremism at a joint appearance in Denver. McCain and Graham will speak Wednesday at a session moderated by Fox News Channel White House correspondent Ed Henry. McCain, of Arizona,...

  • Colorado trying again to add maternal warnings at marijuana shops

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DENVER — A second attempt by Colorado lawmakers to require pot shops to post warnings for pregnant customers is moving ahead in the state Legislature. A state House committee voted 10-3 to direct state health authorities to craft warnings to be posted in recreational and medical...

  • 2 Colorado parks set to open for boating season

    Associated Press
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CRAWFORD — Crawford State Park in western Colorado is about to open for camping and boating. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says camping facilities will open Wednesday and boat ramps will open on Monday. Boat ramps at Sweitzer Lake State Park will also open Monday. Both parks are in...

  • Owner of Cripple Creek & Victor gold mine considering a sale or partnership

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    The owner of the Cripple Creek & Victor Mining Co., the state's largest gold mine, said Tuesday that it's looking to either sell the business or find a partner. The announcement by South African mining giant AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. confirms what company officials previously had said...

  • Colorado Springs dermatology residency nearing capacity

    BY JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    A dermatology residency program run through a Colorado Springs-based practice could reach full capacity this summer. The Colorado Dermatology Institute expects to add its third and final resident in the coming months, said Jeffry Anderson, the institute's practice manager. The goal is...

  • Insights at Large: Yolanda L. Avila

    BY BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Yolanda L. Avila doesn't travel alone. Where she goes, guide dog Donnalee goes, too. The legally blind candidate for one of three at-large City Council seats has a visible disability, unlike her 12 competitors. She had to re-create herself after being diagnosed in 1998 with retinitis...

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