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Berthoud man accidentally shoots self in traffic 

LAFAYETTE | A northern Colorado man is recovering after accidentally shooting himself on the way to a sporting goods store to trade in his handgun. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office says 53-year-old David Mitchell of Berthoud was sitting in traffic on U.S. …

Eastern Colorado VA resumes surgeries

Officials say testing showed the units were working properly and that the air quality meets health care standards. As a precaution, all of the air handlers that were inspected were given new air filters.

Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

“Really, all the way up to the Continental Divide you can find ozone,” said Gabriele Pfister, a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder and one of the principal investigators on the project.

Windsor library’s policy on weapons challenged 

WINDSOR | Gun-rights activists are expected to attend a Windsor library board meeting Thursday to protest the system’s weapons policy. The Rocky Mountain Gun Owners group is challenging the Clearview Library District’s policy prohibiting patrons from carrying weapons inside the Windsor library. …

Colorado produce highlighted at luncheon

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Secretary John Salazar will be dining on roasted beets, Colorado lamb and a dessert of smoked peaches.

More Colorado pot seized in the mail, report says

“We’re supposed to eliminate the black market, but we’ve become the black market for so many states,” Gorman said.

VA says no proof delays in care caused vets to die

VA says no proof delays in care caused vets to die

“We sincerely apologize to all veterans and we will continue to listen to veterans, their families, veterans service organizations and our VA employees to improve access to the care and benefits veterans earned an deserve,” said McDonald’s memo, which was also signed by Carolyn Clancy, VA undersecretary for health.

Suicide suspected in Loveland train death

The BNSF train hit the boy just before 11 p.m. Friday.

Funeral for Marine who wanted to surprise brother

He died in a rollover crash in central Utah on Aug. 15 while traveling from California to Fort Collins.

2 on leave after Grand Junction police shooting

She says a gun was found in his car.