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That comes in addition to a sentence handed down in Colorado. The former University of Colorado Health nurse, 45-year-old Thomas Moore, was accused of sexually assaulting at least 10 patients across Colorado and Nebraska and pleaded guilty in Weld County last year. According to a police ... prison
PENROSE -- Penrose residents got to know candidates who are seeking to represent them next year in the Colorado House and Senate during a town ... held by term-limited Senate President Kevin Grantham, encompasses Fremont, Teller, Park, Clear Creek counties, as well as parts of El Paso County.

"I would also like to thank all the members of the North Texas Fugitive Task Force - Team Foxtrot which includes members of the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office and the Lubbock Police Department, Chief Barry Romans and the Burlington Colorado Police ...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Mesa and Otero counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in the following contiguous counties in Colorado also qualify for natural ... disaster
PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is hoping the public can help identify a suspect in an attempted kidnapping that happened Tuesday morning in the Vineland area. A 15-year-old male student reported to deputies that at about 7:45 a.m. as he was walking in the ...
Colorado counties Boulder and San Miguel are suing ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy for their impact on the environment and their negative contributions to climate change. Until now, climate change lawsuits have been limited to coastal cities worried about sea level rise. However, these Colorado ...

"With Pueblo County joining in, it brings into play the San Isabel (Electric Association) service area as well as the Black Hills (Energy) service area. It's expands this goal to all of the county residents," said David Cockrell, chair of the Colorado Sierra Club's Conservation Committee and member of ...
School districts across the state, including the ten largest that serve more than 500,000 students, are canceling classes or sending students home early because there won't be enough teachers. The Jefferson County Public Schools, Douglas County School District and Lake County School District will ... Colorado
The Boulder region is tops in the state for employment. The unemployment rate for the Boulder metropolitan statistical area, which includes all of Boulder County, was 2.5 percent in March, according to statistics released Friday by the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. That jobless rate ...
Boulder and San Miguel counties in Colorado are suing ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy for their effects on the environment and their negative contributions to climate change. Up until this point climate change lawsuits have been limited to coastal cities worried about sea level rise. However, ...
During an extradition hearing Thursday in Sterling, Colo., Siddens appeared with his public defender Brian Johnson, was advised of his legal and constitutional rights and also of the charges against him along with the possible penalties, said Susan Kinnison, clerk of the Sedgwick County Combined Court.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. -- Residents in a neighborhood were told to shelter in place and several schools went on lockout on Friday morning after several reports of shots fired, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were investigating after receiving multiple calls about 6:30 a.m. in the area ...
Tri-Lakes area residents can learn about the widening of the Interstate 25 "Gap" during a Saturday meeting at Lewis-Palmer High School hosted by El Paso County officials. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the "commons" area of the school, 1300 Higby Road, Monument. County commissioners ...
Littleton High School student Savannah Young (right) hugs classmate Ariana Checkots after a rally to honor victims of the Stoneman Douglas High school shooting in Florida at the Colorado State Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Seventeen people were shot and killed during the school shooting on ...
Earlier this year, Zinke stated his intention to move the BLM headquarters out of Washington, D.C., as the vast majority of the country's public lands are in the western United States, according to a press release from the county. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado has also introduced a bill to move the BLM's ...
If you wanted to change the speed limit on your neighborhood street, you'd probably assume your city or county has the power to do that. That's true in larger cities in Colorado (called "home rule" cities under state law) but it's not the case exactly in small towns and counties. A group of concerned parents ...
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A nonprofit political advocacy group has withdrawn its campaign against a Colorado county's proposed land-use codes. ... But when La Plata County staff members and commissioners announced last month they would put the land-use codes on hold to address serious concerns ...

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Colorado's Jefferson County has launched a one-year e-bike pilot program that will allow Class 1 e-bikes on natural surface trails and Class 1 and Class 2 e-bikes on paved trails within Jeffco Open Space. The Jeffco Open Space system includes 54,000 acres of preserved land, ...
DURANGO — A nonprofit political advocacy group has withdrawn its campaign against a Colorado county's proposed land-use codes. The Durango Herald reports Americans for Prosperity Deputy State Director Tamra Farah says the group would pull back its campaign against La Plata County after ...
He noted that the print and website reach of Colorado newspapers is much greater than the average traffic on county government websites, according to circulation numbers and data from SimilarWeb. And, Romberg said, a newspaper provides one-stop shopping for all kinds of government public notices ...
Isaiah Salazar (36-1) fall Pueblo County Jr. Jayson Davis (38-10), 2:57. 182 — Palisade Sr. Terrance Williams (35-1) dec. Pueblo East Jr. Zion Freeman (40-9), 8-7. 195 — Fort Morgan Sr. Dylan McBride (41-1) dec. Mountain View Sr. Braden Barker (43-5), 9-5. 220 — Pueblo County Sr. Dante Garcia (29-2) ...
The family of a slain Colorado sheriff's deputy will continue receiving health insurance for up to a year at no cost after county officials extended the benefits. Feb. ... COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ... Flick died last week in a Colorado Springs shooting that left three other officers and a bystander wounded.
The bill, which is being introduced at the Capitol next week, takes aim at the criminalization of homelessness in Colorado. ... The new system of homeless services in Boulder County, which was rolled out Oct. 1 of last year after a lengthy drafting period, de-prioritizes emergency programming and instead ...
El Paso County has only a "vague awareness" of a drug epidemic claiming scores of lives every year and leaving far more people in the costly and dangerous throes of addiction. And greater education - along with the creation of a long-sought needle exchange program - are the most cost-effective means ...
Pueblo County Jr. Jayson Davis (38-9). 182 — Palisade Sr. Terrance Williams (34-1) vs. Pueblo East Jr. Zion Freeman (40-8). 195 — Fort Morgan Sr. Dylan McBride (40-1) vs. Mountain View Sr. Braden Barker (43-4). 220 — Pueblo County Sr. Dante Garcia (28-2) vs. Pueblo East Jr. Dominic Robles (44-5).
Since 1992, the year the Lottery Division was set up, the GOCO Trust Fund has distributed more than $1 billion in grants using proceeds from the statewide lottery for projects to improve communities in all of Colorado's 64 counties. Approximately $215 million was used in support of Colorado's 42 state ...
Elizabeth Malo was among hundreds of people that hoped to get inside Boulder High School to caucus in November 2016. Several hundred registered Boulder County Democrats gathered in and around Boulder High School as part of the party's statewide caucuses. ( Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer ).
Pitkin County commissioners took the first step Wednesday toward officially incorporating into law the differing views on marijuana represented by each caucus in the county. With the exception of the Snowmass-Capitol Creek Caucus, each caucus has until July 15 to inform county officials whether it wants ...
On Tuesday, the Summit County, Colo., board of county commissioners unanimously voted to approve a resolution committing the unincorporated Summit County community to shift away from fossil fuels and to transition to 100% clean, renewable electricity by 2035, according to the Sierra Club.
Commissioners from Arapahoe County, Colorado, have approved a permit for the 75MW Hunter Solar project, which would rank as Colorado's second-largest PV project, according to the Denver Post. Once completed, the PV installation located 30 miles east of Denver would boost Colorado's PV portfolio ...
Colorado could soon be stepping up its solar energy game, with the recent advancement of a proposed 333,000-panel facility in farm fields south of Bennett that would light up as many as 16,000 homes. Arapahoe County commissioners last week approved a permit for the 75-megawatt Hunter Solar project ...
There are attorneys nationwide looking to represent cities and counties in these kind of suits. Hart said they've been talking with at least three law firms. And Pueblo County has also been exploring its options with the state Attorney General's office. Colorado is one of 41 states investigating pharmaceutical ...
HUERFANO COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A small southern Colorado county is the first in the state to take on some of the country's major pharmaceutical companies. huerfano opioid lawsuit 10pkg transfer frame 0 Southern Colorado County Sues More Than A Dozen Pharmaceutical. (credit: CBS). Huerfano ...
So just how much did it take for the Oakland Raiders to pull Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden away from his warm ESPN water cooler chair? Gruden is accepting a 10-year and quite possibly $100 million deal (no one knows exact dollar figure yet).
My first response was that I didn't have one. I've always balked at the idea of setting a resolution and even when I have come up with something, I usually end up trashing the idea come February. But her words had me thinking … there is something about starting a new year that makes me reflect on the ...
EAGLE COUNTY — In an effort to help prevent lung cancer from exposure to radon gas, Energy Smart Colorado, Shaw Cancer Center and Eagle County Environmental Health are offering free radon test kits while supplies last. Gov. John Hickenlooper has proclaimed January as Radon Action Month, ...
Moore said that a second crash happened on U.S. 287 to the south of the fatal crash that the sheriff's office considers minor in nature. The Colorado State Patrol confirmed it was on the scene of a property damage crash near Colo. 56 (County Road 8) and U.S. 287. This is a developing story and more ...
Solis, one of three new officers that began with the department in 2017, graduated from Wharton County Junior College Academy in May 2017 near the top of her class. Edman said she has a certain level of exuberance, and this being her first felony drug bust she was excited. The seizure came off a routine ...
Two people died after a head on crash involving two pick-up trucks on highway 96 about two miles east of Olney Springs, in Crowley County on ... The driver of the other truck has not been identified at this time, but the Colorado State Patrol says they were killed as a result of the crash and the fire that broke ...
Fremont County Sheriff's Office deputies and the Tallahassee Volunteer Fire Protection are out on a brush fire just off of County Road 11. Around 3:30 p.m. flames were reported to to be 15-20 acres in size in the 2500 block of Buckhorn Lane. Earlier reports said the fire was moving northeast, but crews say ...
On Tuesday, the Board of County Commissioners voted 4-1, with Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez Jr. opposed, to approve the payout for Mark Alba, a 47-year-old Colorado Springs resident who claimed he faced retaliation after he told 4th Judicial District prosecutor Sharon Flaherty he would report her ...
Since filing the revised application, it has recruited scores of supporters - from state legislators and Colorado Springs City Council members to company employees - and promoted its plan to accelerate the closure of another major quarry in the area if it's granted a mining permit for Hitch Rack Ranch.
Killed in the attack was Zackari Parrish, a 29-year-old deputy who had worked for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office for seven months, Sheriff Tony ... at the Copper Canyon apartment complex, which describes itself on its website as having some of the “friendliest apartments” in Highlands Ranch, Colo., ...
One hundred of Colorado's outdoor companies have sent a letter to the state's representatives and senators in Washington, praising them for protecting public lands - and reminding the legislators how tenuous the industry's support is in the face of continuing threats to taxpayer-owned land. The companies ...
A large part of Colorado's Western Slope is administered by a federal agency -- and that's one reason why a Colorado county wants the agency's headquarters to move there. County commissioners in Mesa County -- home of Grand Junction -- unanimously passed a resolution Monday asking that President ...
It sounds a little like a car race, but it's more like a care race. Child Care 8,000 is one Colorado county's ambitious new effort to create thousands of new licensed child care slots and significantly improve the quality of its child care programs over the next three years. The initiative in Mesa County has drawn ...
Glenn avoided politically-charged issues or calls for action, instead touting measures of local economic growth and recounting county achievements. The annual community luncheon, hosted by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC, attracted hundreds of people - many of them elected ...
The alert comes from Jefferson County Public Health, but it concerns individuals across the state, with a particular focus on people under the age of thirty. ... Approximately 63 percent of all gonorrhea cases in Colorado were reported in five Denver metro counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas and ...
A La Plata County family filed a lawsuit this week against the Colorado State Patrol for shooting a pit bull in October, ultimately leading to the animal having to be euthanized because of its injuries. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said Thursday the State Patrol cannot comment on pending ...
The Adams County Justice Center which houses the county courthouse for Adams County in Brighton, Colorado on March 8, 2016. ... financial assistance, and some counties are misinterpreting state and federal standards, according to the report from the Office of Colorado's Child Protection Ombudsman.


 

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