State Briefs

DENVER | The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded $4.2 million in grants to Native American tribes in 13 states for conservation projects. The grants will support 22 projects benefiting wildlife and habitat. Projects are in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wisconsin. The Tribal […]

Longmont police spokesman Cmdr. Jeff Satur says authorities arrested David Dominguez on Sunday. Dominguez is accused of burglary, aggravated robbery, first-degree assault, felony menacing and criminal mischief.

A bill up for its first test Thursday in a House committee would change that by creating a state “reference library” to try to standardize marijuana tests.

Police say he posted something on Facebook earlier in the day which angered another man, who called the victim to argue about it. Police suspect that man, joined by a friend, drove up from the Denver area and attacked the victim.

The National Weather Service has posted red flag warnings Tuesday for areas including southeastern Wyoming, the Nebraska Panhandle and western Kansas. In Colorado, the warning area extends up and down the Front Range and south to Trinidad and east to the border as well as the San Luis Valley.

DENVER | A judge has ordered a Colorado man accused of running a fraudulent national breast cancer charity to return $1.89 million in gross receipts and pay $4 million in civil penalties. The Colorado Attorney General’s Office says District Judge Shelley Gilman handed down her ruling against Boobies Rock! founder Adam Shryock  on Thursday and issued […]

BOULDER |The U.S. Forest Service has OK’d Eldora Mountain Resort’s expansion plans. The Daily Camera reports ( ) the draft decision released Tuesday marks a critical benchmark in the years-long effort by the ski resort west of Boulder to expand and make improvements. Highlights of the resort’s plans include several new or replacement lifts, 66 acres […]

The former U.S. Pro skier, now a nurse in Durango, married David Wyatt after arriving in 2013 under rules allowing some foreigners to stay up to 90 days without applying for a visa.

File--In this file photograph taken on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, on Berthoud Pass near Winter Park, Colo., Brian Domonkos, left, the Colorado Snow Survey supervisor, writes notes while Mike Ardison, a hydrologic technician, takes a measurement of the snow at the Berthoud Summit Snotel area. Scientists from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service conducted the annual first snow survey for the year on the top of Berthoud Pass to determine upcoming water supplies for the state. Colorado water officials are getting an update on mountain snowpack on Tuesday, March 17, when they meet in Denver to look at potential flooding threats from the spring runoff. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Kathryn Scott Osler, file)

Colorado’s snowpack is closely watched because it provides water for four major river systems that originate in the state: the Colorado, the Platte, the Arkansas and the Rio Grande.