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Towns, counties ask for role in oil-gas rules in flood zones (1)

March 2, 2015 — 

DENVER — Some local governments are asking Colorado regulators to recognize their authority to restrict oil and gas drilling near waterways. Torie Jarvis of the Northwest Colorado Council of Governments …

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Powdered alcohol ban advancing in Colorado (2)

March 2, 2015 — 

DENVER — A powdered alcohol ban is advancing in the state Legislature, though sponsors insist the ban is more of a “time-out” to figure out how to regulate a product …

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Colorado revenue department sees increase in fraud (3)

March 2, 2015 — 

DENVER — Concerns about fraud have led to what the Colorado Department of Revenue called a major undertaking to change the way it issues some tax refunds this year. In …

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More heavy snow, wind for Colorado mountains (4)

March 2, 2015 — 

DENVER — More heavy snow is forecast across Colorado’s mountains, where several feet of snow have already fallen in the last week. Winter storm warnings are in effect from Rocky …

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Mumford & Sons bringing 2-day festival to Salida (5)

March 2, 2015 — 

DENVER — Mumford & Sons is bringing its traveling music festival to Colorado. The British band announced Monday that its Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers series will be in Salida …

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Forecasters issue blizzard warning in southern Colorado (6)

March 1, 2015 — 

DENVER — Weather forecasters in Colorado have issued blizzard and avalanche warnings as Pacific moisture continued to bring snow and strong winds to the Continental Divide on Sunday. The storm …

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One dead in I-70 rollover early Sunday (7)

March 1, 2015 — 

A 24-year-old Silt man was killed when he was ejected during a one-car rollover accident on westbound Interstate 70 near Silt early Sunday morning.According to the Colorado State Patrol, troopers …

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One dead in I-70 rollover early Sunday (8)

March 1, 2015 — 

A 24-year-old Silt man was killed when he was ejected during a one-car rollover accident on westbound Interstate 70 near Silt early Sunday morning.According to the Colorado State Patrol, troopers …

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Mountain Town News: Milky Way hard to see even in small towns (9)

March 1, 2015 — 

JACKSON, Wyo. — From downtown Jackson, it’s impossible to see the Milky Way Galaxy. For that, says Samuel Singer, the founder of an organization called Wyoming Stargazing, you need to …

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Snow-tire bill gets traction in House (10)

February 26, 2015 — 

On the heels of a snowstorm that caused spinouts that closed Interstate 70 in both directions on Wednesday, a bill to reduce the number of wintertime traffic tie-ups on the …

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Group backs off plan to put fracking ban on Colorado ballot (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

DENVER — An activist group on Thursday backed off its earlier announcement that it would to try to get a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing on the Colorado ballot and …

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Colorado sheriff offers safe zones to complete online sales (12)

February 26, 2015 — 

GREELEY, Colo. — A Colorado sheriff is offering people safe zones to complete sales brokered through online sites like Craigslist in response to the case of a Georgia couple who …

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US to spend $57 million more on stream damage from ‘13 flood (13)

February 26, 2015 — 

DENVER — The federal government will spend another $57 million on recovery work on waterways damaged by the 2013 flood in Colorado. The Agriculture Department said Thursday the funds will …

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Tickets sell out for train from downtown Denver to slopes (14)

February 26, 2015 — 

DENVER — All 400 tickets were sold within 12 hours for a one-day, roundtrip ski-train excursion from downtown Denver to Winter Park, according to spokesmen for the resort and Amtrak. …

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Colorado panel discusses sexual assault involving college students (15)

February 26, 2015 — 

College administrators and law enforcement share a concern about incidents of sexual assault involving college students. And that can be a problem.A high-level group of Colorado’s higher-education institutions and justice …

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Colorado lawmakers consider requiring snow tires, chains for vehicles (16)

February 25, 2015 — 

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers are considering requiring snow tires or chains on noncommercial vehicles at all times during winter and spring months, an attempt to reduce accidents and mountain traffic. …

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Idaho Springs woman, boyfriend charged in baby’s death (17)

February 24, 2015 — 

IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. — An Idaho Springs woman accused of trying to have her boyfriend killed following the death of her infant son is now charged in the boy’s death …

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Colorado fracking opponents plan drive to put ban on ballot (18)

February 24, 2015 — 

DENVER — Activists say they’ll try to put a measure on the 2016 ballot to ban hydraulic fracturing in Colorado. Coloradans Against Fracking announced the campaign Tuesday, just as a …

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Temporary powdered alcohol ban advances in Colorado Senate (19)

February 24, 2015 — 

DENVER — Legislation to put the sale of powdered alcohol on hold in Colorado advanced in the state Senate as lawmakers grapple with how to regulate a product that’s not …

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Mountain Rescue Aspen recovers the body of avalanche victim (20)

February 24, 2015 — 

Mountain Rescue Aspen recovered the body Tuesday morning of a man who was killed Monday while skiing in a steep gulch outside the west boundary of Aspen Mountain.One five-member team …

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