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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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Remains of Girl Located Nearly 35 Years After Her Disappearance

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) – Police in northern Colorado say they’ve identified human remains found this week at an oil and gas site as those of a 12-year-old girl who disappeared in 1984. Police say the remains are those of Jonelle … Continue reading

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“Moon Trees” Planted in Honor of Colorado Astronaut Dead or Lost

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Five trees planted in New Mexico from seeds taken to the moon during the Apollo 14 mission and given to the state by NASA have all died or been forgotten, according to officials at the locations … Continue reading

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Colorado Approves Expansion of Hunting Access Program

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials plan to more than double the amount of state trust land that’s open to limited hunting and fishing. The state Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved a multiyear expansion of the Public Access … Continue reading

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Juvenile Charged with Starting Grand Junction Fire

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A juvenile has been charged with arson after authorities say he sparked a brush fire by setting off an illegal firework in western Colorado. The July 4 fire burned about 9 acres near Connected Lake … Continue reading

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