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Colorado Supreme Court declines to hear county clerk’s appeal of ruling barring her from 2021 election

She argued judge lacked authority to remove her as designated election official

Parents of unrestrained girl killed on ride sue theme park

DENVER (AP) — On her family's first trip since the pandemic began, 6-year-old Wongel Estifanos got on a vertical drop ride at a Colorado amusement park with her uncle, aunt and cousins last month. When the floor pulled away from beneath them, everyone else fell in their seats down a 110-foot (34-meter) underground shaft but Wongel, who was not strapped to her seat, plunged to her death, according to a lawsuit filed by her parents against the park Wednesday.

Colorado governor announces new state park in western mountains

DENVER – A private ranch with ponds, springs and rare wetland plants in Colorado’s western mountains will be part of a new state park, Gov. Jared Polis announced Wednesday. Joined by state a...

Colorado judge charged with felony menacing loses leadership job

DENVER – A Colorado state judge was removed from his leadership position after being charged with felony menacing on Saturday. Judge Mark Thompson, the chief judge for the 5th Judicial Distr...

Local and statewide issues on Nov. 2 ballot

Local questions include Cortez and Dolores school boards, and Mancos Fire Protection District

Colorado painter shares a lifetime of artwork in new book

Dolores Public Library will host Jan Thoreen Lewis exhibit in December

Trout and anglers love Colorado’s Dream Stream – and transported trees could keep it thriving

A stretch of the South Platte and its world-class fishing have been damaged by floods, but borrowed root wads could repair it for years

Colorado woman moves on after surviving 1984 hammer attack

DENVER (AP) – On a frigid January night in 1984, Kim Rice woke to a flash of pain and sat up in bed to see a stranger’s silhouette, his arm raised to strike another blow with a hammer. She s...

Colorado’s economic growth to continue at slower pace, state forecast says

General fund revenue grew 10.7% last year, preliminary figures show

US projections on drought-hit Colorado River grow more dire

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. government released projections Wednesday that indicate an even more troubling outlook for a river that serves 40 million people in the American West.

Investigators say man chose to ‘hunt and control’ wife

DENVER – Investigators allege that a Colorado man charged with killing his missing wife decided to “hunt and control” her like an animal after she insisted on leaving him and later changed...

BLM headquarters to move back to Washington

Secretary of Interior says Grand Junction will be agency’s western headquarters and that its presence in the city will grow