PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado’s Democratic governor, Jared Polis, and his GOP challenger, Heidi Ganahl, offered differing versions of the state with the economy, crime, education and post-pandemic recovery among the top issues in their first debate Wednesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Freshman forward Kadyn Betts will join Minnesota for the upcoming basketball season, after he moved up his high school graduation.
The Gophers announced Betts' reclassification on Monday.
DENVER (AP) — Two men who died after they were buried in a coal slide at a Colorado electricity generating plant last week have been identified.
The Pueblo County Coroner said that Kyle Bussey, 28, of Pueblo and Philip Roberts, 36, of Canon City died in the accident Thursday at the Comanche Generating Station in Pueblo, The Denver Post reports.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A slide on an 80-foot-high (24-meter-high) coal pile killed two workers Thursday at a southern Colorado coal-fired electricity generating plant, authorities said after a day-long search for the victims.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A boat flipped over in high winds on a Colorado lake over Memorial Day weekend, sending 13 people into the water and leaving two dead.
The eight children and three adults were on the large, flat boat at Lake Pueblo State Park when it capsized Sunday evening.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A boat capsized on a Colorado lake Sunday night, leaving one woman dead, 11 people hospitalized and one man missing.
Eight adults and five children were on the large, flat boat near a picnic area at Lake Pueblo State Park over the Memorial Day holiday weekend when high winds apparently overturned the boat, authorities told KRDO-TV.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man charged with killing two sisters in South Carolina 12 years ago but who disappeared out of the legal system after he was found incompetent to stand trial was arrested Thursday in Colorado after authorities reinstated his charges, a sheriff's office and a family attorney said.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — State and local firefighters have established a perimeter around a 20-acre (7.8-hectare) grassland fire in Pueblo that briefly forced people to evacuate a neighborhood next to City Park, a fire official said.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters in Pueblo were battling a wildfire on Sunday that charred roughly 20 acres (7.8 hectares) of a grassy, wooded area along the Arkansas River and forced evacuations in at least one neighborhood.
DENVER (AP) — The partisan divide over how to confront escalating street crime came to the fore Thursday as a Colorado legislative panel advanced a Democrat-sponsored bill designed to let local communities use state grants for neighborhood improvements in high-crime areas.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s Senate has elected former Democratic Majority Leader Steve Fenberg of Boulder to succeed Leroy Garcia of Pueblo as the chamber's new president.
Fenberg was elected by a unanimous vote Tuesday, and Sen.
DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis formally announced his bid Tuesday for a second term as Colorado’s governor, citing his record in confronting the coronavirus pandemic, efforts to curb health care costs and a commitment to expanding early childhood education.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democrats in the state Senate have chosen Majority Leader Steve Fenberg of Boulder to succeed Leroy Garcia of Pueblo as the new Senate president.
The Denver Post reports that Fenberg was chosen in a vote by the Democratic caucus on Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado state Senate President Leroy Garcia is resigning to accept a Biden administration appointment to a Pentagon post.
The Pueblo Democrat said in a Thursday statement he intends to resign on Feb.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Two people were killed and a 1-year-old child was badly injured when a fast-moving car plowed into the back of a slow-moving tractor trailer on Sunday on a Colorado highway.
The 29-year-old driver and a 31-year-old passenger were killed and the child injured when the Cadillac Deville they were travelling in hit the semi that was attempting to turn left near the Pueblo Airport, the Colorado State Patrol said.
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PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Ludlow Massacre more than a century ago was one of the most violent events in U.S. labor history and a wake-up call for the nation about brutal and often deadly coal mine work.
CHACO CULTURE NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK, N.M. (AP) — The stillness that enveloped Chaco Canyon was almost deafening, broken only by the sound of a raven's wings batting the air while it circled overhead.
DENVER (AP) — Xcel Energy has proposed a tentative agreement to close Colorado's largest coal-fired power plant by 2035, well ahead of its original retirement date of 2070, as regulators consider how the largest utility operating in the state can reduce its carbon emissions.
GOVE COUNTY, Kan. (AP) — A teen girl and a woman from Colorado died after their vehicles collided on Interstate 70 in western Kansas on Saturday and several other people were hurt.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said Christina Satana of Pueblo, Colorado, was driving the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of I-70 in Gove County shortly before 1 a.m.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republican leaders have voted down a proposal from that would have allowed GOP nominees to be selected by a relatively small number of party members.
The proposal would have allowed Republicans to opt out of the primary election and instead select nominees for federal offices, the governor and other posts through a caucus and assembly process.