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  • 2 Colorado National Guard soldiers injured

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Two Colorado Army National Guard soldiers have been injured in separate training accidents during annual training at Fort Carson. The first incident on Wednesday involved a soldier who suffered burns and other injuries from a smoke grenade. The soldier was...

  • Climber injured falling from Boulder's First Flatiron

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A climber is in critical condition after falling at least 50 feet from near the top of the First Flatiron at Boulder's Chautauqua Park. Boulder County sheriff's Sgt. Randy Wilber says the climber lives out-of-state and had been climbing without the use of any...

  • Denver drops marijuana exhibits from county fair

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — The Denver County Fair is dropping marijuana exhibits from the event — a year after some people said they were unwittingly served pot-infused chocolate in the "Pot Pavilion." The organizer of the county fair insists that the fair made the move because marijuana-related...

  • Colorado Editorial Roundup

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    The Times-Call, June 20, on bike lanes: The political fight over the rights of bicyclists, and the amount of road they should have available to them, is finding a new avenue, so to speak. In Boulder, city planners are considering changing several four-lane roads into two-lane vehicle...

  • Lake Mead surface water level dips to new record low

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal water managers let the closely watched and regulated surface level at Lake Mead go to a new record low overnight, before guiding it back above a crucial drought shortage trigger point. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation spokeswoman Rose Davis said Wednesday a record...

  • Police ID man who shot at officer before killing himself

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a Colorado man who fired a gun at a Mason City police lieutenant before killing himself. On Tuesday the Mason City Police Department identified him as 51-year-old Scott Olson, of Colorado Springs. The department says an...

  • Arenado hits 2 homers, Rockies beat D-backs 10-5

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado has taken his power surge to new heights. Arenado hit two home runs, including a go-ahead three-run shot in Colorado's six-run fifth inning, and the Rockies rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-5 on Tuesday night. It was Arenado's third career...

  • Seeking more information, judge stays federal oil, gas rules

    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — New federal rules for oil and gas development on federal lands, including one that would require disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, now won't take effect until at least mid-August after a judge on Tuesday told the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to...

  • Thornton man charged in wife's shooting death

    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife at the couple's home in Thornton. The Adams County District Attorney's Office announced the charge Tuesday against 47-year-old Stefan Stoian, who is accused of shooting...

  • Colorado GOP says lawyer spoke with prosecutors over scandal

    Updated: Tue, Jun 23, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Republican Party spokesman said Tuesday that party lawyers have talked with prosecutors about allegations that several leading Republicans tried to blackmail the chairman of the state GOP into resigning. Steve House, head of the state Republican Party, has...

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