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Keystone hosts Colorado Experience conference for Front Range business leaders (1)

April 17, 2015 — 

Denver civic and business leaders gathered in Keystone on April 17 on a snowy, slushy morning to discuss Colorado’s most pressing issues — and how Summit County fits into the …

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Construction workers continue excavation for Colorado Highway 9 safety improvement (2)

April 17, 2015 — 

Construction crews will continue excavation work on an 11-mile segment of state Highway 9, between Silverthorne and Kremmling, to prevent future collisions between vehicles and wildlife. For the week of …

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I-70 crashes continue closures between Summit County and Denver (3)

April 17, 2015 — 

Winter weather, sliding trucks and multiple crashes all brought Interstate 70 to a halt starting early Friday morning. As snow continues to pelt the mountains, more closures continue to block …

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Senate amendment takes air out of Colorado snow tire bill (4)

April 16, 2015 — 

A bill that would require all drivers to have snow tires or chains during inclement weather on Interstate 70 spun out with an amendment that passed during a third reading …

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Colorado mountains could get more than 2 feet of snow (5)

April 16, 2015 — 

DENVER — The spring storm moving slowly across Colorado is expected to dump more than 2 feet of snow in parts of the mountains by the end of Friday. Depending …

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Fire danger rises in Colorado ahead of possible relief (6)

April 14, 2015 — 

DENVER — A storm expected to bring some snow and rain to Colorado is first raising the fire danger across the state. Strong winds developing ahead of an approaching cold …

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Republicans push for major changes to Colo. gun laws (7)

April 13, 2015 — 

DENVER — Republicans get their last chance of the year Monday to change Colorado’s firearm restrictions as legislators consider several proposals, including two to eliminate contentious gun-control measures passed by …

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Wildfires burn near Kenosha Pass, Durango (8)

April 13, 2015 — 

JEFFERSON, Colo. — Firefighters are working to contain two wildfires burning in Colorado. Fire managers expect to have a 250-acre wildfire burning near Kenosha Pass fully contained by Monday evening. …

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Colorado moving toward making PTSD eligible for medical pot (9)

April 13, 2015 — 

DENVER — Colorado may add post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition to be treated with medical marijuana — a dramatic turnaround after years of rejecting appeals to make PTSD the …

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A rural Colorado utility bucks against its power supplier (10)

April 12, 2015 — 

The relationships between rural energy cooperatives and the utilities that provide their power are usually pretty subdued. Like partners in a long and stable marriage, they mostly understand each other …

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Who should manage Grand Teton’s private inholdings? (11)

April 12, 2015 — 

On Jan. 20, 2014, a Wyoming resident shot and killed a wolf.That, in itself, was not remarkable; Westerners kill wolves all the time. But this incident was different. This particular …

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Mountain Town News: Colorado, Canada towns share common interest in carbon-based energy (12)

April 11, 2015 — 

Canmore, Alberta, and Carbondale, Colorado, both have glue-your-eyes-open mountain backdrops. Both are former coal-mining towns. And each lies in the shadow of more famous neighbors, Banff and Aspen. One more …

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House passes $25 billion Colo. budget for next year (13)

April 9, 2015 — 

DENVER — The Colorado House approved a $25 billion budget that includes funding increases for education and money for surplus tax refunds. Most of the spending goes to schools, colleges, …

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Colo. considers marijuana use by people on probation (14)

April 9, 2015 — 

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers started work Thursday on a proposal to allow people on probation or parole to use medical marijuana. The state has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 …

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Federal banking official to meet with Colorado pot shops (15)

April 9, 2015 — 

DENVER — Marijuana business owners in Colorado are meeting with a federal banking official about their problems accessing banking services. The closed-door meeting in Denver Thursday afternoon is between Kansas …

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Colorado law shields egregious employers from public scrutiny (16)

April 8, 2015 — 

You can’t know if your favorite bar stiffs its servers, according to Colorado law. You can’t know if your future employer cheats its workers. You can’t know if your competitor …

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Colorado ski resorts turn themselves into summer resorts too (17)

April 7, 2015 — 

DENVER — In the old days, after the snow melted at ski resorts, all that remained was grass, a gondola and the occasional alpine slide. But check out Vail Resorts’ …

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1st limit to Colorado student tests clears Senate (18)

April 7, 2015 — 

DENVER — The Colorado Senate has voted to remove teacher penalties when students skip statewide standardized tests. The Senate voted 28-7 for a bill to stating that teachers and school …

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Bong, not bomb, causes scare at Boulder bus station (19)

April 7, 2015 — 

BOULDER, Colo. — Police say a suspicious device that led to the evacuation of Boulder’s downtown bus station turned out to be a bong. Police spokeswoman Kim Kobel told the …

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Bush in Colorado raising money for GOP (20)

April 7, 2015 — 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Jeb Bush is calling for a stronger national defense and a consistent U.S. foreign policy. But the former Florida governor doesn’t plan to spell out those …

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