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A Colorado mountain tied to an 1864 massacre is renamed Mount Blue Sky

Sep. 15, 2023 18:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Federal officials on Friday renamed a towering mountain southwest of Denver as part of a national effort to address the history of oppression and violence against Native Americans. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names voted overwhelmingly to change Mount Evans to Mount...

Bea Romer, Colorado first lady who championed state-funded preschool, dies at 93

Sep. 12, 2023 16:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado first lady Bea Romer, who helped establish public funding for preschool to help the state's neediest children in the 1980s, has died. She was 93. Romer, the wife of former Democratic Gov. Roy Romer, championed early-childhood education nationwide...

Judge blocks Colorado law raising age to buy a gun to 21

Aug. 08, 2023 14:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Colorado from enforcing a new law raising the age to purchase a gun from 18 to 21. U.S. District Judge Philip Brimmer issued a preliminary injunction Monday following a legal challenge by a gun rights group. In a ruling that frequently...