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Tipton Talks ColoWyo

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Representative Scott Tipton talked with Wild West Radio Friday about the situation facing ColoWyo Coal Mine. Tipton says he and other lawmakers have written letters to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, and have talked with her staff. He says at this point they are pressing upon two main issues; whether or not an appeal is Continue reading

Hash Oil Production Ban Hits Governor’s Desk

MARIJUANA-300A ban on common procedures for making homemade hash oil is headed to the governor’s desk. The bill would make it a felony for amateurs to make hash or marijuana concentrate using an “inherently hazardous substance” such as a flammable liquid chemical or compressed gas. Such methods have been blamed for more Continue reading

State Asks Court to Dismiss Sheriffs’ Lawsuit Over Legal Marijuana

MARIJUANA-300Sheriffs in Colorado and two other states may not like legal marijuana – but they don’t have the ability to force Colorado not to allow it. That’s Colorado’s argument in a motion filed Friday asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from 10 county sheriffs in Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska. The lawsuit is one of several legal challenges Colorado Continue reading

C-DOT to Resurface Bridge in Phippsburg

C-DOTNext week, the Colorado Department of Transportation will start a bridge rehabilitation project on State Highway 131 over the Yampa River. The relatively short work zone is located Continue reading

Ski Patrol Member Suffers Serious Injuries in Fall

Steamboat-Ski-Resort-300A Steamboat Ski Patrol member was flown to a Denver hospital yesterday after reportedly suffering serious injuries in a fall at the Steamboat Ski Area. Authorities say 63-year old Michael Fosdick was skiing on the upper Rainbow Continue reading

Exotic Lice Found on Front Range Deer

colorado parksWildlife officials have confirmed Colorado’s first case of exotic chewing lice in a mule deer east of Denver. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the deer, which has been euthanized, was found struggling to survive by a Watkins-area rancher February 13th. The National Veterinary Services Laboratory has since confirmed the deer was Continue reading

Lawmakers Compromise on Program to Give Illegal Immigrants Drivers Licenses

licenseA Colorado program that lets illegal immigrants get driver’s licenses will be operational in three locations around the state instead of one under a deal struck by lawmakers. The compromise agreed to yesterday gives the state Department of Continue reading

C-Dot to Hold Meeting to Provide Summer Project Info

C-DOT-300State highway workers are getting ready to begin a wildlife mitigation project on Highway 9 between Silverthorne Continue reading

State GOP Changes Leadership

REPUBLICANColorado Republicans have ousted their state party chairman over concerns that the GOP should be in better shape. GOP chairman Ryan Call lost re-election Saturday at the annual GOP convention in Centennial. Call was seeking a third term, but lost to former gubernatorial candidate Steve House of Adams County. Even though the Continue reading

Boundaries of Gay Rights to be Debated at State Level

co-state-capitol-300There’s a growing conflict between religious groups and gay rights advocates over penalties in discrimination cases. The issue plays out today in Colorado, with Republicans proposing measures aimed at protecting individuals and religious Continue reading

House Approves Measure to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

co-state-capitol-300The Colorado House has given initial approval to barring mental health professionals from practicing gay-conversion therapy with patients under 18. The House advanced the bill on an unrecorded voice vote Friday. The bill prohibits Continue reading

Big Weekend in Basketball

BASKETBALL-#4This weekend is a big basketball weekend for a few area high schools. In 2-A action tomorrow, the SoRoCo boys and girls travel to Grand Junction Central High School for the Regional Tournament. The girls will take on Mancos at 3 in the afternoon, while the boys play against Paonia at 7:30. Also in 2-A, the Meeker boys and girls Continue reading