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Terry Wilson Announces Retirement

You can officially call him a “short-timer.” The man who proudly wore a big, yellow, foam cowboy hat while directing traffic during the chaotic Grand Avenue Bridge construction project is calling it a career. Glenwood Springs Police Chief Terry Wilson … Continue reading

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Feds Approve Colorado Reinsurance

DENVER (AP) – Governor Jared Polis plans to confirm that the federal government has approved a Colorado reinsurance plan designed to lower premiums for individuals buying insurance on the state health care exchange. Polis already has released projections showing that … Continue reading

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Upper Middle Mamm Creek Fire

Smoke from a remote wildfire may be visible from Rifle and I-70 for the next few days. Lynn Lockwood with the White River National Forest says firefighters from the Upper Colorado Interagency Fire and Aviation Management Unit discovered the fire … Continue reading

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Colorado Payback not Quite Working

DENVER (AP) – State officials say the Great Colorado Payback program is not working as intended. The Colorado Auditor’s Office released a report Monday identifying problems with the unclaimed property program. The Great Colorado Payback began in 1987 to tell … Continue reading

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Colorado Protests the BLM’s Plan for Public Land in the State

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s Department of Natural Resources is protesting the Trump administration’s management plan for public lands in the southwest corner of the state. Department Director Dan Gibbs sent the U.S. Bureau of Land Management an eight-page letter Monday, … Continue reading

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Bureau of Land Management Announces Plans for the Next Oil & Gas Lease Sale

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – The Bureau of Land Management plans to offer up 83 parcels for its next oil and gas lease sale in Colorado. That includes about 123 square miles in northwest Colorado that are expected to be … Continue reading

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Colorado Agencies & Automobile Manufacturing Groups Reach an Agreement

Following more than six months of collaborative conversations and negotiation, CDOT, the Colorado Energy Office, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and Global Automakers have reached a consensus agreement on a proposed Zero Emission Vehicle regulation. The parties are jointly submitting … Continue reading

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Donor Pledges to Pay Overtime Costs from V.P.’s Visit to Aspen

(AP) – An anonymous donor has pledged to pay overtime costs of Colorado public safety personnel connected to Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Aspen earlier this month. Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo said, that the county Republican Party had … Continue reading

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Bustang Ridership is Strong; Expansions Planned

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) – Colorado transportation officials say ridership on the state bus service is exceeding expectations as the service marked its fourth anniversary this month. Bustang has recorded more than 238,000 riders in 2018-19, continuing to grow from the … Continue reading

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Denver is One of Two Finalists for National Medal of Honor Museum

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – The Dallas area and Denver have been identified as the two finalists to become the new home for the one hundred fifty million dollar National Medal of Honor Museum. The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation … Continue reading

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