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  • 5 arrested during immigration protest in Denver

    Yesterday

    DENVER (AP) — Police arrested five people who blocked Broadway in front of the state Capitol on Tuesday to protest immigrant deportations and call on Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet to take action. The five, who were arrested just before noon, were sitting on the street blocking...

  • Colorado's pot market getting new competition

    Yesterday

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's new marijuana industry is in for a brand new element Wednesday — competition. The state gave medical marijuana dispensaries and growers a nine-month exclusive on the new recreational pot business, fearing an unmanageable explosion of new businesses. The...

  • Sagebrush habitat fuels $1B in recreation spending

    Yesterday

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Visitors to federal rangelands with significant tracts of sagebrush pumped about $1 billion into the economy in 11 Western states last year, according to a study released Tuesday by advocates of protecting sage grouse across the region. The study is the first of its...

  • Feds: NM state fish not in danger of extinction

    Yesterday

    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...

  • Massachusetts pilot to be buried in Colorado

    Yesterday

    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

    Yesterday

    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...

  • Heitkamp: Facility provides rail disaster training

    Yesterday

    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

    Yesterday

    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...

  • Large hail falls near Denver, Pagosa Springs

    Yesterday

    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...

  • Romney rallies for Beauprez in Colorado

    Yesterday

    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...

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