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Marijuana caregivers face Colorado crackdown 

DENVER | Marijuana caregivers who grow pot on behalf of medical patients are under the microscope on Colorado — again. The state Board of Health is due to vote Tuesday on a new rule limiting those marijuana caregivers to 10 patients. …

Colorado deputies find 2 missing boys 

FORT COLLINS | Two boys missing in rugged forest north of Rocky Mountain National Park were found alive and well. Larimer County officials say the boys, ages 11 and 12, were separated from their group while hunting small game. They did not …

Colorado among states most reliant on income tax 

DENVER | A new report highlighting wealth inequality nationally finds Colorado is among the top 10 states most reliant on income taxes for state revenue. The report released Monday by the credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s concludes that income inequality is …

Injured climber rescued; no details on condition 

ASPEN |An injured climber has been airlifted from K-2 Peak southwest of Aspen, but no information on the climber’s condition has been released. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Department says a group led by a climbing guide from Aspen Expeditions found the …

Colorado mistakenly issues citizen licenses

The DMV says the error was caused by a software problem at a contractor, who is working with DMV to retrieve the licenses and re-issue correct IDs.

Petraeus in Denver to speak about terrorism

Gov. John Hickenlooper, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, and The Denver Post are hosting the Thursday evening event.

Firefighters climb Red Rocks stairs for 9/11

Hundreds of firefighters and others paid tribute to the first responders killed responding to the Sept. 11 attacks by climbing the stairs at Red Rocks.

Lynx protections expanded, but new habitat denied

Thursday’s two-part finding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service means the lynx will be protected as threatened throughout the lower 48 states. Lynx in New Mexico’s San Juan and Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges previously were not protected.

Colorado legislator eyes change to Native American public school mascots

Colorado legislator eyes change to Native American public school mascots

“We have too many people saying, ‘I don’t think this is offensive,’ and they’re not Native American,” Salazar said.

Prosecutors drop more voter fraud charges after massive state roundup

“The existing safeguards are insufficient to prevent this from happening again, and are inadequate for us to prosecute cases with these facts. We honor the law and our elections processes in this State and in this specific case. Here, justice was best served by dismissing the charge,” District Attorney George Brauchler said in a statement.