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Marijuana Edibles Have New Stricter Rules

MARIJUANA-300Recreational pot brownies in Colorado are about to get weaker. Or at least, easier to break up into manageable doses.  Colorado marijuana regulators have drafted an emergency rule aimed at making it easier for new marijuana users to tell how much pot they’re eating. A draft of the emergency Continue reading

State to Begin Issuing Driver’s Licenses to Illegal Immigrants Today

licenseColorado will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards to immigrants who are in the country illegally or have temporary legal status.  The documents will start being issued today amid high demand. About Continue reading

Tipton Votes for Transparency in Endangered Species Act

sage_grouse-300Yesterday, the House passed legislation co-sponsored by Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) to increase transparency under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by providing updates to ensure that the best publicly available scientific data is being utilized by the federal government when making listing decisions.  Under the Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Celebrate Statehood With Free Admission

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) joins the celebration of Colorado’s acceptance into statehood with free access to all Colorado State Parks, August 4th.  Colorado was first recognized as a state August 1st, 1876. The first Colorado State Park emerged some eighty years later.  Most Coloradans live less than Continue reading

Experts Say EPA Rules will Cripple Local Economy

EPA-300The Energy Information Administration says 19 states got more than half their electricity from coal-fired power plants in 2013. Colorado, which generated 64% of its electricity from coal, was one of them.  The industry also provides coal miners in the Centennial State with about 2,000 jobs.  That’s according to Continue reading

Mesa County Boy Contracts Hantavirus

hantavirus-300Health officials say a western Colorado boy is being treated after contracting hantavirus.  The Mesa County Health Department said yesterday the boy, whose name and age Continue reading

Denver Judge Declares Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

civil-union-3001A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling until an appeals court hearing next month.  Judge Raymond P. Moore’s ruling yesterday Continue reading

New Poll Says Coloradans Split on Hobby Lobby Decision

hobby lobbyA new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing religiously oriented business to opt out of a small portion of contraception coverage for their Continue reading

Attorney General Appeals Issuance of Boulder County Gay Marriage Licenses

SUTHERSColorado Attorney General John Suthers is asking the state court of appeals to overturn a ruling that allowed the Boulder County clerk to continue issuing same-sex marriage licenses.  On July 10th, Boulder District Court Judge Andrew Continue reading

Aerospace Industry to be Discussed Next Week

csbrThe future of the aerospace industry in Northwest Colorado will be discussed next week. The three day event will touch on all aspects of the industry including Aerospace Business Development, Economic benefits, connections with local businesses, education, employment and more. The event will Continue reading

Hickenlooper Opposes Energy Ballot Measures

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300A day after giving up on a special legislative session on oil and gas drilling, Governor John Hickenlooper spoke with industry allies about his opposition to proposed Colorado ballot measures to limit drilling.  Hickenlooper is spoke yesterday afternoon at the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.  The Democratic governor reiterated his Continue reading

10,000 Illegal Immigrants to get Colorado Drivers Licenses

Illegal-Immigration-300About 10,000 immigrants in the country illegally have signed up to get Colorado driver’s licenses when they become available next month.  The state has added four full-time employees and 13 temporary employees to keep up with demand.  A law passed last year allows people who don’t have a Continue reading