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Wind energy boom and golden eagles collide in Colorado and other Western states

Turbine blades hundreds of feet long are among myriad threats to golden eagles, which are routinely shot, poisoned by lead, hit by vehicles and electrocuted on power lines


American Airlines places deposit on 20 supersonic planes from Colorado’s Boom Supersonic

Neither American nor the manufacturer Boom Supersonic would provide financial details Tuesday, including the amount of American's deposit


Colorado judge orders Trump legal adviser Jenna Ellis to testify in Georgia election probe

Judge Gregory Lammons in Fort Collins made the decision after holding a hearing on a request from Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis

Politics and Government

Colorado man shoots, kills 400-pound bear after it entered his home

The homeowner, Ken Mauldin, grabbed a gun and shot the bear multiple times until it collapsed and died


Tuesday’s deadline looms for drought-stricken states to cut Colorado River water use

Cities and farms in seven U.S. states are bracing for cuts this week, setting up what’s expected to be the most consequential week for Colorado River policy in years


How the creators of “South Park” are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their Colorado-based cartoon comedy show

The Comedy Central staple about four bratty, perpetually bundled-up youngsters in an unhinged Colorado cartoon town celebrated its silver anniversary


Judge revives Obama-era ban on coal sales from U.S. lands

Almost half the nation’s annual coal production — some 260 million tons last year — is mined by private companies from leases on federal land, primarily in Western states such as Wyoming, Montana and Colorado.


Judge revives Obama-era ban on coal sales from federal lands

Almost half the nation’s annual coal production is mined by private companies from leases on federal land, primarily in Western states such as Wyoming, Montana and Colorado


Broncos now have the NFL’s wealthiest, most diverse ownership

Walmart heir Rob Walton said Wednesday that his son-in-law, Greg Penner, will serve as CEO of the team


U.S. sued in bid to force decision on protections for gray wolves in the Rockies

The Humane Society of the United States and Center for Biological Diversity asked U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy in Montana to order federal officials to make a final decision


Broncos sale to Walton group unanimously OK’d by NFL owners

The vote was taken at a league meeting at a hotel in Minnesota, where Rob Walton, his daughter, Carrie Walton Penner, and her husband, Greg Penner, were introduced to the media by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell


Colorado-based USA Swimming cuts deal to simplify anonymous abuse reporting

The organization announced a deal with RealResponse on Monday, which is international Safe Sport Day


After Supreme Court ruling, it’s open season on gun laws in Colorado and across the U.S.

The first major gun decision in more than a decade, the ruling could dramatically reshape gun laws in the U.S. even as a series of horrific mass shootings pushes the issue back into the headlines

Crime and Courts

Former Colorado police officer sentenced to 45 days in jail in violent arrest of woman with dementia

Daria Jalali earlier pleaded guilty in the arrest of Karen Garner in Loveland

Crime and Courts

Misinformation spreads about election recount in El Paso County

A test of the county’s equipment, required by law before a recount, found no issues, county officials and Dominion Voting Systems confirmed to The Associated Press

Election 2022

Navajo Code Talker Samuel Sandoval dies, leaving only 3 still alive from historic group

Samuel Sandoval often told his story, chronicled in a book and documentary of the same name — “Naz Bah Ei Bijei: Heart of a Warrior" — at the Cortez Cultural Center in southwest Colorado


Colorado, states across the U.S. for revenue windfall from Mega Millions craze

A bump in college scholarships for New Mexico students. A new bike trail nestled in the western slope of Colorado. More homeless shelters in Arizona.


Feds: $401M will add high-speed internet to rural places across the country, including Colorado

The Department of Agriculture plans more spending on high-speed internet in coming weeks as part of a $65 billion Biden administration plan to expand affordable, high-speed internet to all communities in the U.S.

Politics and Government

Conservation groups sue over coal mines in Colorado, Montana

A lawsuit against Colorado environmental agencies alleges they failed to ensure that the state's largest coal mine, West Elk Mine, complied with state and federal clean air laws


Judge temporarily blocks Wyoming abortion ban on day it took effect

Four Wyoming women and two nonprofits sued Monday claiming the new trigger law violates several rights guaranteed by the state constitution

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