DENVER (AP) - Cougar hunters in Colorado have lost their fight to use electronic predator-call aids.
The Denver Post reports that the Parks and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously Friday to maintain the state's prohibition on use of electronic calls in hunting any species.
Predator-call devices are programmed to... more »
DENVER (AP) - Two Colorado Democratic lawmakers want to limit the number of mentally ill inmates who are placed in solitary confinement.
State Sen. Morgan Carroll and Rep. Claire Levy say their bill is needed to lower the recidivism rate for inmates with mental health problems who are placed... more »
DENVER (AP) - Electronic cigarettes are battery-operated inhalers advertised as a better alternative to smoking because the nicotine is delivered through vapor, not smoke.
Colorado is the latest state considering new limits for e-cigarettes.
While tobacco can't be sold to anyone under 18 in Colorado, there's no legal... more »
A plan to keep the state's pension system from going bankrupt is set to get its first hearing at the Capitol. Senate President Brandon Shaffer and Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry are backing the bill and expect it to pass its first vote in the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.... more »
The top Senate Democrat has released a health overhaul compromise that puts new limits on insurance company profits and tries to resolve a standoff over limits on abortion coverage. Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., introduced the latest version early Saturday as the Senate pressed for a final vote by Christmas.... more »
It's banned in 13 states and sure doesn't come in a six-pack. The maker of Sam Adams beer has released an updated version of its biennial beer Utopias. At 27 percent alcohol by volume and $150 a bottle, the limited release is now the highest alcohol content beer on the... more »
The most severe drought in the nation is drying up one of Austin's most treasured natural resources, the spring-fed Barton Creek Pool where more than 400,000 visitors from around the world flock each year.
The drought is dragging into its third year in parts of central and southern Texas.... more »