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New Mexico is 1st to issue plans to sue EPA over mine spill

posted on January 15, 2016 at 2:19 PM

New Mexico plans to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states, officials said Thursday. Full Story

Cattle buyer works to build herds out West

posted on December 11, 2015 at 5:08 PM

Cattle buyer works to build herds out West
Long-time cattle buyer and Market to Market Analyst Walt Hackney has been working with ranchers from two high-plains communities for the past 25 years to improve their cattle herds. Full Story

Snow and Tornadoes Kick Up Across U.S. as Harvest Winds Down

posted on November 13, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Snow and Tornadoes Kick Up Across U.S. as Harvest Winds Down
Mother Nature started to draw the curtain on the 2015 harvest season as inclement weather hit the Midwest, Mountains and High Plains affecting more than 36 million people. Full Story

EPA Hears Widely Different Views on Methane Emission Threat

posted on September 25, 2015 at 6:02 PM

Over-regulating methane emissions could discourage the use of environment-friendly natural gas, an energy industry representative told the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday. Full Story

Interior Dept.: High-risk oil, gas wells checks lack funding

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:48 PM

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacks sufficient resources to inspect high-risk oil and gas wells on federal land as a drilling boom continues in Wyoming, Colorado and other states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Tuesday. Full Story

Contaminated River Points Out Problem of Abandoned Mines Out West

posted on August 14, 2015 at 6:02 PM

 Contaminated River Points Out Problem of Abandoned Mines Out West
Fallout continues in the wake of last week’s 3 million gallon discharge of mining waste that painted waterways a citrus hue out west. Full Story

Colorado's rain isn't helping Southwest reservoirs

posted on May 15, 2015 at 4:23 PM

Colorado is slogging through a wetter than normal spring, with heavy rains restoring much-needed moisture to parched rangeland and sending some rivers over the banks. Full Story

Most wrongful-death lawsuits settled in listeria outbreak

posted on March 13, 2015 at 2:03 PM

A Denver judge wrapped up most of the wrongful-death lawsuits stemming from a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed more than 30 people and sickened more than 140 others. Full Story

Colorado mountain snow is bright spot during drought in West

posted on February 20, 2015 at 2:44 PM

Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West. Full Story

Colorado Vows to Defend Pot Law Against States' Challenge

posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Colorado's top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into... Full Story

With Future Uncertain, Colorado Shields its Water

posted on December 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Colorado is drawing up a strategy to capture and protect some of the trillions of gallons of water that gushes out of the Rocky Mountains every spring. Full Story

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day
Election night turned into a “grand ol’ party” Tuesday as Republicans took back the majority in the U.S. Senate and built on their lead in the House. Full Story

Balance of Power in Play on Tuesday

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Balance of Power in Play on Tuesday
The balance of power in the U.S. Senate is in play next week when 36 of the seats are up for grabs. Republicans need a net gain of six seats to take control of the chamber. Additions could be made in states like Iowa with the retirement of Tom... Full Story

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory
California likes to claim it has happy cows, but Colorado’s ladies set the per-animal pace in milk production recently, handily breaking the 2,000 pound mark. Full Story

Colorado Senate candidates clash on energy

posted on October 10, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall on Monday defended his support for a carbon tax, lashing back at criticism from his opponent who says plans to slash carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants raises energy costs for homeowners. Full Story
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