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Colorado town’s councilors closely watch dog case

Town Attorney John Dresser has repeatedly advised delay, fearing a council discussion could compromise Dan MacEachen's trial. MacEachen's Krabloonik dog-sledding operation is on Snowmass Village property. MacEachen pleaded not guilty, setting the stage for a three-day jury trial scheduled to start Oct. 8.

Bill prohibiting jail for fines heads to governor

The bill is a response to concerns raised by the American Civil Liberties Union in Colorado, which said in a report last year that failure-to-pay warrants are common in municipal courts.

Miami Beach officials say they're hiring Aurora police chief Dan Oates

Miami Beach officials say they’re hiring Aurora police chief Dan Oates

Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan said the city will consider some current members of the department for Oates' replacement, but the city will also undergo a national search

James Holmes’ attorneys appeal sanity exam order to Colorado Supreme Court

DENVER  | Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are appealing a judge’s order requiring a second sanity evaluation to the state’s Supreme Court. In court filings dated Tuesday and released Wednesday, defense lawyers asked for 30 days to file the …

Plan would direct pot taxes toward drug education

Plan would direct pot taxes toward drug education

The proposal calls for spending only the marijuana tax dollars the state has in hand instead of budgeting based on projected collections, as most budgets are done

Hickenlooper has comfortable lead over challengers

Hickenlooper has comfortable lead over challengers

DENVER  | A new poll shows that Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has a comfortable lead over his potential Republican challengers, backed by support from women and unaffiliated voters. The poll from Quinnipiac (KWIHN’-ih-pee-ak) University released Wednesday found that 52 percent …

FAA investigating drone flying over pot rally

FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer said Tuesday says people need permission to fly aircraft over crowded areas.

Udall ad attacks GOP’s Gardner over abortion

Over a montage of concerned-looking women, a female announcer says: "Congressman Gardner's history promoting harsh anti-abortion laws is disturbing.

Divisive vaccine proposal abandoned in Colorado

Divisive vaccine proposal abandoned in Colorado

Democratic sponsors say the vaccine bill is just a baby step, but they'll take it.

Hantavirus case reported in Garfield County

Department spokesman Mark Salley said there is no information on the sex or age of the patient.