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  1. Cannabis Dispensary CEO: Legal Marijuana Sales in Colorado Are Making ...Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | PRWeb

    Ryan Fox, owner of the Denver-based Grass Station chain, says new Colorado Revenue Department figures show the state's fledgling legal cannabis industry is being fueled by a greater cultural acceptance, as well as a growing number of people preferring marijuana to alcoholic beverages The industry is expanding exponentially, and it makes sense that legal cannabis consumption would be making inroads when it comes to the sales of liquor, beer or wine here in Colorado.


  2. School counselors' influence growsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | District Administration

    When Cory Notestine moved to Alamosa, a southern Colorado town founded by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, he saw many barriers standing in the way of student success. The Alamosa School District is surrounded by farmland, on some of the highest-elevation terrain in the nation, and serves a student population that's 64 percent Hispanic.


  3. Pappas: I have the experience, knowledge, commitment to serve on Greeley-Evans school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greeley Tribune

    The short answer: This is the right time for me to take my commitment to the education of this community's children to the next level. Having been a teacher, principal and consultant in Greeley, I know firsthand that teachers and district leadership have always been committed to the students and families in our community.


  4. EPA crew at Standard Mine above Crested Butte triggers waste spillRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Denver Post

    An Environmental Protection Agency crew working at the Standard Mine above Crested Butte triggered a wastewater spill into a creek that flows into the town water supply - a small-scale repeat of the Gold King incident this year. Only an estimated 2,000 gallons spilled Tuesday, amid efforts to open a collapsed portal.


  5. GOP rivals Holtzman, Beauprez trade charges; Andrews challenges Neil...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Colorado Statesman

    Ten Years Ago this week in The Colorado Statesman a The fur was positively flying in the fight between Republican gubernatorial candidates Marc Holtzman and U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez . The Holtzman crew had hired a former FBI agent to "fortify" its headquarters, said campaign manager Dick Leggitt .


  6. Eldon James to Open Manufacturing Facility in UtahRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Utah Business

    Eldon James, along with the Governor's Office of Economic Development , announced Thursday that the company will open a manufacturing facility in Utah, resulting in up to 115 jobs in the coming years. "We never forget the critical role manufacturing plays in any economy," said Val Hale, executive director of GOED.


  7. Sloan: The Trojan sage grouseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Colorado Statesman

    Looking at the Department of the Interior's decision not to list the greater sage grouse as endangered, one is initially tempted to celebrate, knowing the ruinous consequences that such listings have on local economies. But a closer look at the land-management plan that accompanies the decision brings to mind the story of the Trojan Horse, made famous in Virgil's Aeneid.


  8. Hickenlooper leads delegation on international trade missionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Colorado Statesman

    Gov. John Hickenlooper flew to Japan this week as part of an international trade mission, a four-country trip that he hopes will bolster global relationships and lead to Colorado jobs. The governor is leading a 52-person delegation of business and academic leaders on a two-week trip that will also take them to China, Turkey and Israel - where Hickenlooper will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


  9. Local-control drilling rules skewered by both sidesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Colorado Statesman

    Colorado's chief regulatory agency for oil and gas drilling on Tuesday released new rules to give local governments more control over industry operations, but community activists are largely unimpressed and appear poised to ratchet up the battle at the ballot box next year. The proposed rules were born of Gov. John Hickenlooper's Oil and Gas Task Force, which was formed to head off contentious local-control ballot questions in 2014.


  10. City, county and state officials offering incentives to lure data centers to Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    City, county and state leaders are proposing incentive deals to attract a company to build and run two data centers in Colorado Springs. The project and the company name are confidential, said Holly Shrewsbury, a state Office of Economic Development and International Trade spokeswoman.


  11. Dungeons of DebtBEST Buy Charges $15 to Pay Bills Days Before they're DueRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Partisan politics paused for a breath in toss-up state Colorado Monday, as the Democratic presidential candidate and the Republican vice-presidential pick both sought to sooth Americans shocked Monday morning by news of Wall Street's steepest drop since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, wiping out $800 billion in assets in a 504-point dive.


  12. Rebekah Vicknair: Fracking regulations are excellentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    I love Colorado. I love the land and its pristine beauty. Many people think because I strongly support fracking in our state I cannot also be concerned about the environment and Coloradans' health.


  13. USDA officials heap praise on Greeley-Evans School District 6 school nutrition programRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    West, the Greeley-Evans School District 6 nutrition services director, was on the receiving end of rapid-fire compliments from federal, state and local officials because of the work he's done to introduce healthier, more local food into District 6 schools. But there's a reason U.S. Department of Agriculture officials, and others from the Colorado Department of Education were at Prairie Heights Middle School on Thursday.


  14. Authorities release 911 calls in Phoenix freeway shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities on Thursday released audio from 911 calls made by people whose cars were hit by bullets during a string of Phoenix freeway shootings. The calls include an injured 13-year-old girl who calmly told the dispatcher that she thought her mother's car had just been shot.


  15. Wichita family waiting for moving company to deliverRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KAKE

    Stephani Johns-Hines says a Colorado moving company picked up her son's household belongings in August, and still hasn't delivered them. Her son Dante Johns and girl friend Toni Hernandez moved to the Puget Sound, Washington area where Dante is taking a civilian job with the Navy.


  16. Ouray County: Red Mountain Pass openRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Ouray County Plaindealer

    Weekday closures on US 550 south -- Red Mountain Pass -- are over. The highway is now passable for drivers throughout the day; however, Colorado Department of Transportation cribwall repair work will continue through mid-November.


  17. CEO of Genie Lens in Englewood barred from state securities industryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Denver Post

    The former CEO of Englewood-based Genie Lens Technologies has been barred from the Colorado securities industry and ordered to pay more than $13 million to the Colorado Division of Securities. A Denver District Court judge signed the order banning SethWeiss on Wednesday, after a ruling that Weiss had violated the registration requirement and anti-fraud provisions of the Colorado Securities Act .


  18. Congress Fully Funds Aurora, Colo. VA Hospital ProjectRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | McGraw-Hill Construction

    Congress' Sept. 30 approval of an additional $625 million to complete the bloated Veterans Affairs hospital project in Aurora, Colo., also came with a big stick: the VA must relinquish management of all construction projects over $100 million, preferably to the Army Corps of Engineers.


  19. Genetically pure bison to return to Colorado prairieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Genetically pure bison to return to Colorado prairie The 10 bison will serve as a seed herd for future species conservation efforts. Check out this story on FORT COLLINS, Colo.


  20. Cut fiber-optic cable causes Summit County cell outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | The Summit Daily News

    A cut fiber-optic cable knocked out cell coverage across Summit County for more than four hours Wednesday. The Colorado Department of Transportation and Comcast are working with contractors to determine the source of the problem.