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Dept. Of Ag. Provides Aid For Colo. Flooding Restoration

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN and STEPHEN DOCKERY | Posted 08.10.2011 | Denver

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Emergency workers ferried supplies to more than 300 people cut off Friday by flooding that has overwhelmed Montana towns and caused...

300 More Active Oil Rigs in 2011, From 2010

AP | Posted 08.10.2011 | Denver

HOUSTON -- The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,855. Houston-based drilling product p...

Bird Feathers For Fashion Or Fishing?

Reuters | By Laura Zuckerman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Denver

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - For the first time in 40 years, Philip Greenlee cannot obtain the choice feathers he ties into fishing lures to tempt tr...

Man Caught Speeding In A School Zone Wins $20,000 Settlement

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.08.2011 | Denver

Bob McIntosh, 51, was arrested for cursing out a police officer after getting caught speeding in a school zone and is now being rewarded with a settle...

Fire Warnings In The South, Flood Fears In The North

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.07.2011 | Denver

The National Weather Service has issued several advisories and warnings for Colorado Tuesday - northwest Colorado is under flood advisory, while much ...

UPDATE: CSU Student Shot In Drive-By Now In Fair Condition

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

Fort Collins police are investigating what appears to be a random drive-by shooting that wounded at 22-year-old female Colorado State University stude...

UPDATE: AZ Fire 2nd Largest In State History; Smoke In CO

The Huffington Post/AP | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. (AP) -- A ferocious wildfire that has driven thousands from their homes in eastern Arizona grew to 486 square miles Tuesday and s...

Rockies Lose To Giants, Despite Hammel's Pitching

AP | Posted 08.06.2011 | Denver

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jason Hammel extended a trend of good pitching for the Colorado Rockies. Manager Jim Tracy is hoping the offense can soon catch up. ...

2 Massive Fires Burn In AZ, Smoke Visible In CO

AP | Posted 08.05.2011 | Denver

TUCSON, Ariz. — Crews on Saturday worked to protect several small Arizona communities from two large wildfires by clearing away brush near homes...

White House Advisor Named Dean Of CU Law School

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.03.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado Boulder announced that Philip Weiser, senior advisor for technology and innovation to the National Economic Council at the ...

Museum Buys Kaczynski's Bomb-Making Tools

AP | PETE YOST and PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.03.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — To most people, Theodore Kaczynski's bomb-making tools are meaningless relics from a life devoted to mayhem. To Janine Vaccarello,...

Passed: First Bipartisan Health Exchange Bill In The Country

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.01.2011 | Denver

Yesterday Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Health Benefits Exchange Bill into law, making Colorado one of just seven states to have a voluntary i...

Cremation Alternative To Be Allowed In Colorado

AP | By KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 08.02.2011 | Denver

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Hal Shimp didn't want a traditional send-off after death. He didn't want a big, somber service, and he certainly didn't want to be b...

Denver Mother Stalls Intruder While Talking To 911

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.02.2011 | Denver

A panicked Westminster, Colorado mother, hiding in an upstairs closet with her teenage son, called 911 as an intruder entered her home demanding money...

Photos: The Week In Colorado News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

As one might expect in a week preceding an election day, the last 7 days were rife with political news. We saw the Democratic Senate primary taken ov...

Media Blow 'Boy in Balloon' Story

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

Tragic story or hoax? The press and news agencies reported for over an hour that a boy was in the balloon, even though the only witness was a sibling who saw him climb inside.