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I-News: Supreme Court to rule on ADA obligations for arrests involving mental illness (1)

December 21, 2014 — 

Do police officers have an obligation under the Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate people with mental illnesses when making arrests? The Supreme Court decided earlier this month to take …

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Mountain Town News: Granby annexes land to avoid cannabis sales (2)

December 21, 2014 — 

GRANBY — Granby, located halfway between Winter Park and the west portal to Rocky Mountain National Park, has annexed a parcel of land near the town in an effort to …

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Tax-refund debate flares up again in Colorado (3)

December 18, 2014 — 

DENVER — Colorado’s economy has been on an upswing, and government officials are getting more comfortable asking the state for help with their funding needs after years of budget cuts. …

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Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana legalization (4)

December 18, 2014 — 

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado’s legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into the …

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State putting up $8M to study marijuana’s medical potential (5)

December 18, 2014 — 

DENVER — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana’s medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug’s negative health effects. The …

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Colorado resort towns worry over marijuana perception (6)

December 15, 2014 — 

BRECKENRIDGE — Business is booming in Colorado’s mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted customers curious about legalized pot. But there’s mounting anxiety that …

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F-16 top gun DuBois laid to rest with full honors (7)

December 14, 2014 — 

RIFLE — This community paused Sunday to lay to rest a native son who had become one of America’s real-life top guns. About 900 relatives and friends attended the funeral …

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Fire shuts down Gypsum biomass plant (8)

December 14, 2014 — 

GYPSUM – Kelly Bretta says she’s not a fan of the biomass plant next to her home, but that didn’t stop her from strapping on an orange safety vest during …

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Former Eagle County employee faces felony embezzlement charges (9)

December 14, 2014 — 

EAGLE — A former Eagle County government employee has been arrested and charged with embezzling $124,239. Brenda Wright, 55, of Gypsum, turned herself in Friday and made her first court …

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Mountain Town News: Snow King Mountain in Jackson Hole looks to stay afloat (10)

December 13, 2014 — 

JACKSON, Wyo. — Finally, some breathing room for Jackson Hole’s “other” ski area. Snow King Mountain, unlike the bigger ski area with the couloirs and so forth, is within the …

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Judge denies motion to dismiss Frisco murder case under “Make My Day” law (11)

December 9, 2014 — 

Two weeks after the defense attorneys for Charles Lee Sattler, the suspect in the April beating death of local chef Blake Bostic, requested the murder case be dismissed under a …

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I-News report: Federal government is stockpiling ‘suspicious activity reports’ that could be used to shut down any state-legalized marijuana business (12)

December 9, 2014 — 

The federal government is stockpiling hundreds of “suspicious activity reports” that could provide federal agents with sufficient evidence to shut down any state-legalized marijuana business. While it may appear that …

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With future of water unsure, state looks to shield supply (13)

December 9, 2014 — 

DENVER — With demand increasing across the West, Colorado is drawing up a strategy to keep some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky …

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Vail to invest $50M, connect 2 Utah ski resorts (14)

December 8, 2014 — 

SALT LAKE CITY — A new high-speed gondola is set to be built this summer to connect two Utah ski resorts and create one of the largest ski areas in …

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Falling oil prices could hurt retirement accounts (15)

December 8, 2014 — 

While consumers continue to feel relief at the gas pump due to falling oil prices, the story is more complicated for another piece of their financial picture. Nearly all U.S. …

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Vail’s ‘transformative’ purchase of Park City issues a challenge for destination resorts like Steamboat (16)

December 7, 2014 — 

Steamboat Springs — Even before powder hounds and shareholders were confronted with the news last month that leadership of Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.’s parent company had been transferred from …

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Mountain Town News: Is cannabis bad for the tourism business? (17)

December 6, 2014 — 

BRECKENRIDGE — Is cannabis bad for the tourism business? That’s the fundamental question around which a special election will be held Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Breckenridge. Voters are being asked …

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Cheyenne, Arapahoe runners remember massacre of 1864 (18)

December 3, 2014 — 

DENVER — One by one, the runners walked by the simple marble gravestone of one of two U.S. Army officers who refused to fire on their ancestors in one of …

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Mountain Town News: ‘Snowmastadon’ yields insights into climates (19)

November 29, 2014 — 

SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. — Four yeas ago this past October, a bulldozer operator scraping away a meadow near the Snowmass ski area uncovered a bone that he almost immediately realized …

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The legacy of the Sand Creek Massacre (20)

November 27, 2014 — 

On this 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, an effort is underway to scrub Colorado maps of the name Chivington. Longmont did so in 2004, replacing Chivington Drive with …

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