A federal judge has blocked a coal mine expansion planned in Gunnison County, ruling that federal authorities wrongly ignored carbon costs when approving the expansion of Arch Coal Inc.’s West Elk Mine.
The landslide that skidded down out of a bowl shaped drop-off from the Grand Mesa Sunday night had enough material to stretch out for three miles, and it was hundreds of feet deep in some spots.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say they have euthanized a bear that killed about 40 chickens near Paonia.
Colorado transportation officials have opened one lane of Colorado Highway 133 to alternating traffic near Paonia Reservoir, as workers finish cleaning up a rock slide.
A Gunnison County Sheriff’s deputy will be suspended and has to teach an ethics class for not asking the sheriff if he could take an off duty job at a billionaire’s ranch.
A billionaire ranch owner in Western Colorado is upping the ante in his bid to make a swap for some strategic federal land.
A billionaire is accused in a lawsuit of kidnapping and holding a man against his will. A Gunnison County Sheriff’s deputy is also said to be involved.
The Bureau of Land Management is putting off plans to lease 30,000 acres for oil and gas development in Colorado’s North Fork Valley.
Two women from Colorado are among those invited to Washington to attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is proposing state lawmakers slash public school funding by $375 million to help come to grips with an estimated $1 billion budget gap that’s looming as federal stimulus money dries up and the economy continues to lag.