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Representatives Push for Marijuana Policy

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Colorado Rep. Jared Polis are leading a bipartisan push urging President Donald Trump to reinstate an Obama-era policy discouraging federal prosecutors from targeting individuals involved in the marijuana trade in states that … Continue reading

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Warren Miller, Filmmaker, Dead at 93

ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. (AP) – Warren Miller, the prolific outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to the skiing life that he narrated with his own humorous style, has died. He was 93. His family says in a statement that … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court Abortion Lawsuit Decision

Denver—A lawsuit filed by former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton over abortion funding was dismissed today by the state Supreme Court. Today’s ruling upheld other judges’ dismissals of the lawsuit that said the use of taxpayer dollars to fund Rocky … Continue reading

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Snow, Wind Hammer Eastern Plains

Denver—I-70 between Denver and Limon finally reopened today but further east it’s a real mess. A nearly 80-mile stretch from Limon to Burlington is still closed due to snowy, icy conditions and gusty winds. At least a dozen flights were … Continue reading

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Denver Woman Headed to Prison for Pipeline Protest Shooting

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Attorneys for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline say they’ve reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid trial. If a federal judge … Continue reading

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Longtime Vail Local Found Dead

VAIL (AP) – The man found dead near Vail Ski Resort has been identified as a longtime Vail resident. The body of 60 year old Maldwyn “Maldy” George Zang was found Tuesday after a woman on a ski lift reported … Continue reading

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CMC Trustees Support DACA

Glenwood Springs—DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has the full support of Colorado Mountain College. With a unanimous vote, the CMC Board of Trustees endorsed a resolution supporting immigration reform as well as the students who have benefited from … Continue reading

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Mueller Assumes General Manager Duties at River District

Glenwood Springs—Today is the changing of the guard at the Colorado River District. Longtime Glenwood Springs attorney Andy Mueller officially took the reins as the new General Manager. He replaces Eric Kuhn who is retiring after 36 years with the … Continue reading

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Snowpack in Colorado

DURANGO (AP) – A weekend storm brought some light snow to the dry mountains of southwestern Colorado. The snowpack in the southwestern corner of the state was listed at 25 percent of average Monday. The state overall is at 57 … Continue reading

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Aspen Cyclist Leaving For Spain

ASPEN (AP) – Professional cyclist Tejay van Garderen says he is leaving Colorado to move to Spain. The Aspen Times reports van Garderen and his wife and former professional cyclist Jessica Phillips are moving from Aspen to Girona in northeast … Continue reading

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