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Reckless record ends in senseless tragedy 5.4.2009 Denver Post: Local
On the day she was accused of a hit-and-run crash that left two Connecticut librarians dead, Sandra Lee Jacobson had a suspended driver's license, a prior drunken-driving conviction and a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. ...
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Ship comes in for geography whiz 4.4.2009 Denver Post: Local
Shaky bladder control and nerves each played roles in determining the winner of this year's Colorado Geographic Bee on Friday at the University of Denver. ...
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Stocks extend a four-week rally 3.4.2009 Durango Herald
NEW YORK - Investors dove into stocks Thursday, extending a rally that gave the Dow Jones industrial average its best four weeks since 1933.
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Mountain lion season getting closer 2.4.2009 Durango Herald
A hiker who spends a day in the mountains of Southwest Colorado stands a chance of encountering a variety of wildlife - frisky Ebert's squirrels, raucous jays or wary deer. Even encounters with mountain lions - 6 feet and 150 pounds of feline grace, strength and savagery - are being reported with increasing frequency.
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Ritter signs budget disclosure law 1.4.2009 Durango Herald
DENVER - Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter has signed into law a bill that requires state agencies to fully disclose anticipated costs when submitting proposed legislation to lawmakers.
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Anglers roundtable 1.4.2009 Denver Post: Outdoors
Northeast Colorado anglers will learn the latest developments and challenges on their favorite waters during a series of April roundtable discussions.
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New Drilling Rules Put Colorado at Forefront 1.4.2009 NewWest.Net Politics
Colorado has long lagged behind in mitigating oil and gas drilling impacts, but new rules passed by the state legislature have thrust the state into the forefront and created what conservationists hope could be a model for others to follow. While tougher energy regulations in other Western states foundered, Colorado blazed ahead with a controversial set of rules meant to better safeguard landowners and the environment. They came after 18 months of discussions and years of failed attempts. Despite threats from the energy industry that the rules would spell doom for thousands of workers, they passed the Democrat-controlled state Senate last week along party lines. Advocates for the rules say the problems don’t stop at the state line. After watching oil ...
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New Drilling Rules Put Colorado at Forefront 1.4.2009 NewWest.Net Development
Colorado has long lagged behind in mitigating oil and gas drilling impacts, but new rules passed by the state legislature have thrust the state into the forefront and created what conservationists hope could be a model for others to follow. While tougher energy regulations in other Western states foundered, Colorado blazed ahead with a controversial set of rules meant to better safeguard landowners and the environment. They came after 18 months of discussions and years of failed attempts. Despite threats from the energy industry that the rules would spell doom for thousands of workers, they passed the Democrat-controlled state Senate last week along party lines. Advocates for the rules say the problems don’t stop at the state line. After watching oil ...
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New Drilling Rules Put Colorado at Forefront 1.4.2009 NewWest.Net All Headlines
Colorado has long lagged behind in mitigating oil and gas drilling impacts, but new rules passed by the state legislature have thrust the state into the forefront and created what conservationists hope could be a model for others to follow. While tougher energy regulations in other Western states foundered, Colorado blazed ahead with a controversial set of rules meant to better safeguard landowners and the environment. They came after 18 months of discussions and years of failed attempts. Despite threats from the energy industry that the rules would spell doom for thousands of workers, they passed the Democrat-controlled state Senate last week along party lines. Advocates for the rules say the problems don't stop at the state line. After watching oil ...
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Ritter, energy office to get award 31.3.2009 PoliticsWest.com Everything

Gov. Bill Ritter is in Washington today, accepting an energy award from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Ritter and the Governor's Energy Office, along with its 46 statewide partners, are receiving an EPA 2009 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award.

Colorado's program was selected for its success in supporting the construction of energy-efficient Energy Star...


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Urban coyote attacks on rise, alarming residents 30.3.2009 Custom Search
DENVER (AP) -- A coyote ambling into a Chicago sandwich shop or taking up residence in New York's Central Park understandably creates a stir. But even here on the high plains of Colorado, where the animals are part of the landscape and figure prominently in Western lore, people are being taken aback by rising coyote encounters.
Urban coyote attacks on rise, alarming residents 30.3.2009 Custom Search
DENVER (AP) -- A coyote ambling into a Chicago sandwich shop or taking up residence in New York's Central Park understandably creates a stir. But even here on the high plains of Colorado, where the animals are part of the landscape and figure prominently in Western lore, people are being taken aback by rising coyote encounters.
Urban coyote attacks are on the rise, alarming residents 30.3.2009 Durango Herald
DENVER - A coyote ambling into a Chicago sandwich shop or taking up residence in New York's Central Park understandably creates a stir. But even here on the high plains of Colorado, where the animals are part of the landscape and figure prominently in Western lore, people are being taken aback by rising coyote encounters.
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Roundtable to address fishing, aquatic issues 29.3.2009 Denver Post: Outdoors
Anglers in southwest Colorado interested in fishing and aquatic issues are invited to attend a Colorado Division of Wildlife anglers roundtable on April 7 in Pagosa Springs.
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Renegade off-roaders threaten Colorado wildlife 29.3.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Feds, state wildlife officials try to protect winter range around Colorado's Wolford Reservoir
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Turkey hunting season opens April 11 27.3.2009 Durango Herald
It's time for hunters to talk turkey.
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Energy office to get $9.6M 27.3.2009 Durango Herald
DENVER - The Colorado energy office is getting $9.6 million of the $42.6 million in federal stimulus money headed to Colorado to help reduce energy use and fossil fuel emissions, and to improve energy efficiency.
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Finalists chosen for gas, oil director 27.3.2009 Durango Herald
DENVER - The Department of Natural Resources plans to pick a director for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission by the end of the month to implement controversial new rules that will go into effect Wednesday.
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Director to be picked for oil and gas commission. 27.3.2009 Denver Post: Business
The Department of Natural Resources plans to pick a director for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission by the end of the month to implement controversial new rules that will go into effect Wednesday. ...
Finalists chosen for oil and gas director 27.3.2009 Denver Post: News: Local
The Department of Natural Resources plans to pick a director for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission by the end of the month to implement controversial new rules that will go into effect April 1. ...
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