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Slaughterhouse wastewater violated permit limits for 5 years

Nov. 20, 2019 1:48 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Wastewater from two Greeley slaughterhouses exceeded safety limits for five years as it flowed into a South Platte River tributary before the meat-processing company started meeting discharge standards in January, according to Colorado’s top water quality official. State Water...

Wildlife officers investigating bull elk poaching

Nov. 20, 2019 12:31 PM EST

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Colorado are investigating the poaching of a bull elk, apparently for its prominent antlers. The animal’s headless carcass was found on a ranch in Dinosaur last week. The Craig Daily Press reports that town residents regarded the familiar elk as...

Colorado Court of Appeals rules for uranium mine cleanup

Nov. 20, 2019 12:29 PM EST

CORTEZ, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Court of Appeals order to clean up a dormant uranium mine in southwest Colorado could encourage overdue uranium mine reclamation on the Western Slope. That’s according to The Cortez Journal, which reported this week on the order affecting the Van 4 mine located near...

Man, woman arrested in Colorado for Wyoming killing

Nov. 20, 2019 11:55 AM EST

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Police have arrested two people in connection with the killing of a woman in Wyoming. Casper police say 31-year-old Anthony Rodriguez is suspected of second-degree murder and 31-year-old Allison Solis of accessory after the fact to second-degree murder. They were arrested Tuesday in El...

4 Colorado schools closed, more cleaned as illness spreads

Nov. 20, 2019 11:46 AM EST

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Two more western Colorado schools have closed for cleaning because of an unknown infectious illness spreading among students and staff. Colorado Public Radio reported Tuesday that there are now four schools in Mesa County that have closed since the sickness appeared last week....

Burakovsky scores twice, Avalanche beat Flames 3-2

Nov. 20, 2019 1:55 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andre Burakovsky got promoted to Colorado’s top line Tuesday night and took full advantage. Playing with Nathan MacKinnon and Joonas Donskoi, the Austrian forward scored twice to lead the Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Calgary Flames. “Sometimes that just...

Burks scores 29 as Warriors end skid with win over Grizzlies

Nov. 20, 2019 12:11 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With Alec Burks leading the offense, the Golden State Warriors finally put together a team effort to end their seven-game slide. Burks scored a season-high 29 points, Glenn Robinson III added 20 and the Warriors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-95 on Tuesday night. “We’ve...

HomeAdvisor plans to close Colorado customer service center

Nov. 19, 2019 11:34 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — HomeAdvisor has announced plans to close its Colorado Springs customer service center by year’s end and lay off all 229 employees. The Gazette reported Tuesday that the company that connects homeowners with home improvement contractors will consolidate the Colorado...

Food for thought: Broncos rehash recent loss over team meal

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — On the plane ride home, the Denver Broncos struggled to stomach blowing a 20-point halftime lead. So, they went to dinner upon their return. The entire team. For some table talk they hoped would bear fruit. With Von Miller delivering a few words. Basically, the veteran pass-rusher...

The Latest: Afternoon of routs followed by close calls

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:10 p.m. An NFL afternoon of blowouts was followed by three nail-biting finishes. The AFC-leading New England Patriots were assured of their 19th consecutive winning season following a 17-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the 2018 Super Bowl....