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  • Massachusetts pilot to be buried in Colorado

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — A Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15C fighter jet will be buried at the Air Force Academy in Colorado. Lt. Col. Morris M. Fontenot Jr.'s funeral and interment will be Friday at the school outside Colorado...

  • St. Alexius officially partners with nonprofit CHI

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bismarck-based St. Alexius Medical Center has officially become an affiliate of the Catholic Health Initiatives nonprofit. The pending partnership was announced this past summer. Officials on Tuesday announced they had signed an official agreement. The CHI...

  • Feds: NM state fish not in danger of extinction

    Published: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal biologists say there's no danger of the native Rio Grande cutthroat trout going extinct now or in the foreseeable future. The finding announced Tuesday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is a blow to environmentalists' efforts to get the fish added...

  • Heitkamp: Facility provides rail disaster training

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says more federal money is available to train firefighters and others who must respond to hazardous material emergencies, including oil train derailments. The North Dakota Democrat says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has...

  • Middle schoolers protest Jeffco history proposal

    Updated: 50 min ago

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Younger students are joining the protests over a controversial proposal aimed at promoting patriotism in Advanced Placement history classes. About 50 students from Carmody Middle School in Lakewood protested Tuesday morning as police kept watch. The protests...

  • Sagebrush habitat fuels $1B in recreation spending

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Advocates of protecting sage grouse habitat across the West say new research shows visitors to western federal rangelands with significant tracts of sagebrush pumped more than $1 billion into the economy last year. The Pew Charitable Trusts says the study released...

  • Large hail falls near Denver, Pagosa Springs

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Some people in Colorado are cleaning up after hail piled up like snow in some areas. In western Colorado, the National Weather Service says several people reported golf-ball size hail near Pagosa Springs on Monday. Quarter-sized hail piled up like snow in Greenwood...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez meet for second debate

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican Bob Beauprez are meeting for their second debate before November's election. The debate will provide an opportunity for the candidates to try to take the lead in a race that polls have shown to be tied. The Denver Post is...

  • Romney rallies for Beauprez in Colorado

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper indecisive during a rally for GOP candidates Monday, citing the governor's decision not to execute a convicted killer. "There's one governor that stands out...

  • Nuggets' Gallinari on mend from knee injury

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — For the last 18 months, Danilo Gallinari has played far more tour guide than small forward. A quick memo to all his family and friends planning any future visits from Italy: The Denver Nuggets standout is busy now because he's healthy again. After three surgeries to fix...