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49 min ago | Great Bend Tribune
When Seth and Kelly Kelley went to a heated neighborhood meeting, they were surprised by the negative reaction some had to plans for a new low-income housing project for the homeless.
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1 hr ago | TheDenverChannel
A proposal to introduce tolling along C-470 from Interstate 25 to Wadsworth will be the focus of a town hall meeting Tuesday night in Highlands Ranch.
6 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate
STERLING - While RE-1 Valley students are likely getting in some last minute fun before they return to school Wednesday, staff headed back to class Monday for the district's annual Back-to-School inservice, held at Sterling High School After a brief meet-and-greet to catch up with fellow staff members, the inservice got underway with a welcome by ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Colorado Political News
As the Denver Post's Howard Pankratz reports , what may be the worst possible news for GOP political campaign messaging is great news for the rest of us: Colorado logged its 33rd consecutive month of job growth in July and unemployment dipped to 5.3 percent, the ninth-lowest rate in the country.
13 hrs ago | ABC News
The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall.
13 hrs ago | LongmontFYI
Shiners Dun Juan is decked neck to tail in mesh to protect the champion reining horse from black flies buzzing around his stable.
17 hrs ago | CBS Local
Justin McHeffey boasts some serious skiing skills. Alan Gionet excels at the ice hockey rink.
Eric Benevento examines marijuana buds in the curing room at Medicine Man, a marijuana dispensary and retailer, in Denver on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.
There are plenty of changes to look forward to when heading up Interstate 70 after Colorado Department of Transportation blasted for months in 2013 to create a third lane for eastbound I-70 through the tunnels.
A hiker is recovering after falling and spending about three hours in a crevice near a popular hiking trail in northern Colorado.
Crews pulled the 16-year-old girl out of the crevice at Horsetooth Rock on Monday and took her to a waiting helicopter.
Colorado's unemployment rate dipped to 5.3 percent in July, the lowest rate of unemployment since October 2008 when it was also 5.3 percent.
Last week the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment unveiled a new ad campaign aimed at scaring teenagers away from marijuana by warning them that it might damage their brains.
The Colorado Legislative Council's September 2013 fiscal impact statement estimated that the legal sale of recreational marijuana would bring in around $70 million in the first year .
There are many signs that legalized marijuana is increasing tourist visits to and interest in Colorado, despite a reluctance by local officials to say so.
Transportation officials say the final blast needed to widen the westbound bore of the Twin Tunnels on Interstate 70 in Idaho Springs is scheduled for Monday morning.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 09:08 pm
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