1 in 5 teachers holds a second job to make ends meet

Nicholas Peterson stood in the parking lot of Loveland High School with a crowd of marching band students
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2 charged with starting Colorado wildfire at shooting range

Two people accused of starting a wildfire near Aspen by firing incendiary tracer rounds at a shooting range have been charged
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2 shot, wounded in parking lot of a Las Vegas hotel-casino

Police in Las Vegas say two people have been taken to a hospital after being shot and wounded in the parking lot of the Boulder Station Hotel and Casino
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2nd suit seeks to keep former weapons plant closed to public

A Colorado town near a former nuclear weapons plant has filed suit to keep part of the site from opening to the public as a wildlife refuge
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71-year-old hiker recovering after being struck by boulders

A 71-year-old Boise man is recovering after two boulders fell on him while he was hiking in the Sawtooth Mountains in central Idaho
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Albuquerque man held in Vegas in freeway wreck that killed 2

A 39-year-old New Mexico man faces felony driving under the influence and child neglect charges after authorities say the car he was driving slammed into a disabled vehicle on the shoulder of a freeway, killing two Nevada residents
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Ankle monitors for immigrants almost universally disliked

Even as more and more captured immigrants are fitted with electronic monitoring devices, the practice has drawn criticism from both sides
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Appeals court ruling halts giant forest project in Idaho

A giant forest project in Idaho is on hold following a ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
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Arizona canyon famed for waterfalls to reopen after flooding

An Arizona canyon famous for its blue-green waterfalls is reopening to tourists weeks after flooding caused extensive damage
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As more immigrants wear monitors, effectiveness is disputed

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is issuing thousands of the 5.5-ounce geolocating devices, used to monitor immigrants accused of entering the country illegally.
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Authorities identify woman found dead in Boulder pond

Authorities have identified the woman found dead in a pond in east Boulder on Monday The Daily Camera reports the Boulder County Coroner's Office identified the woman as 33-year-old Marguerite Banker of Boulder
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Authorities:Man dies at Lake Mohave on Nevada-Arizona border

Authorities say a man has died in a possible drowning at Lake Mohave on the Nevada-Arizona border
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Biopharmaceutical company fined for misleading investors

A Colorado-based biopharmaceutical company must pay more than $20 million for misleading investors about the efficacy of a lung cancer drug under development before raising $300 million in a public stock offering
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Boulder property owners surrender tavern liquor license

The owners of a downtown Boulder property have surrendered their tavern liquor license following the death of a customer as part of a plea deal
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Boulder to vote on keeping money from sugary drinks tax

Voters in Boulder, Colorado are being asked whether they want the city to keep extra money raised by a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages
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Boy, 15, has arm nearly severed by falling boulder

Authorities say a 15-year-old boy had his arm nearly severed when a boulder fell on him at a Southern California beach
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Boy, 15, has arm reattached after being crushed by boulder

A 15-year-old boy whose arm was crushed and nearly severed by a falling boulder at a Southern California beach is back home after doctors reattached the limb
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Child sex offender dies in Nevada prison; was teacher, coach

A 55-year-old former Nevada middle school teacher, youth soccer coach, foster parent and part-time police officer has died in prison while serving 60 years to life in a child sexual assault case that stunned his hometown of Boulder City
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Colorado Editorial Roundup

A roundup of newspaper editorials from around Colorado
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Colorado girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil 4 days

Court documents filed on behalf of a Colorado man accused of killing his wife and young daughters say the girls' bodies were submerged in crude oil for four days before authorities discovered them
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Colorado River bridge near Hoover Dam closed temporarily

The bridge that carries the principal highway between Phoenix and Las Vegas over the Colorado River was closed temporarily Saturday
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Colorado teacher sentenced for assaulting boy over Pledge

A Colorado middle school teacher accused of assaulting a student who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance has pleaded guilty and has retired from teaching
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Colorado to allow stadium-wide alcohol sales again

Colorado will allow alcohol sales in the general concourse areas at Folsom Field for the first time in more than two decades
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Colorado woman gets 10 years for fatal heroin overdose

A 48-year-old Colorado woman has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for
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Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon

An athlete died a day after being pulled from the water during the Boulder Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Colorado
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Convicted Colorado rapist has parole revoked

The Colorado Parole Board has revoked a 43-year-old convicted rapist's parole after determining that he violated the terms of his release
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Coroner confirms Illinois hiker's death in national park

A Colorado coroner has confirmed that a body found in Rocky Mountain National Park is a hiker from Illinois
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Coroner confirms missing hiker's identity after autopsy

A Colorado coroner says a body found in Rocky Mountain National Park is confirmed to be that of a man who went missing during a hike
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CU Boulder professor pleads guilty to mail fraud

A mechanical engineering professor at the University of Colorado Boulder has pleaded guilty to mail fraud for using funds from a research grant for personal expenses, including international travel
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CU Boulder to allow stadium-wide alcohol sales again

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced it will allow alcohol sales in the general concourse areas at its Folsom Field for the first time in more than two decades
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CU President Bruce Benson to retire next July

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson has announced he will retire next July
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CU President Bruce D. Benson announces retirement

University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson has announced he will retire, effective July 19
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Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kids

A Colorado judge has denied a defense attorney's request to require a coroner to collect DNA from the necks of two young sisters killed and submerged in crude oil in the case of the girl's father, who is accused of killing them and his wife
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Did climate change play a role in the 2013 flood?

Using dynamic forecasting models, climate scientists like Andreas Prein are looking at how intense rainstorms are changing over the coming decades
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Environmental suit planned over Boulder County dam project

Environmental groups say plans to expand a reservoir in Boulder County would threaten the survival of an imperiled species of trout
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Eugene's long-neglected millrace getting a major makeover

For the long-neglected Eugene Millrace, the University of Oregon's new Knight science campus could be an unexpected boon
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Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories
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Father of slain Colorado woman sobs, seethes in courtroom

The father of a slain Colorado woman wept with his face in his hands as a judge told his son-in-law he could face the death penalty if convicted of killing her and two children
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Father-in-law glares at Colorado man accused of killing 3

A Colorado man tells a judge he understands he has been charged with killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters and then hiding their bodies in an oil field
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Federal agencies approve central Idaho wilderness area plans

The final management plan has been approved for the last two of Idaho's three most recent wilderness areas that protect some of the most pristine landscapes in central Idaho
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Final plan for central Idaho wilderness area approved

The final management plan is in place for one of three new central Idaho wilderness areas
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Forecasters: More rain likely after deluge in Flagstaff

Forecasters say more showers and thunderstorms are likely Thursday along the Mogollon Rim a day after heavy rain sent flowing water across Flagstaff-area streets and debris into a neighborhood
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Great Sand Dunes Park was born out of cooperation over water

Eighty percent of Colorado is experiencing some form of drought or dryness
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Group uses new technology to track salamanders

Researchers use environmental DNA, or "eDNA" to help track salamanders in Ohio
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Human skull, remains found by hikers in Boulder County

Colorado authorities are investigating a skull and other human remains discovered by hikers
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Hurricane Lane soaks Hawaii's Big Island with foot of rain

Hurricane Lane soaks Big Island with 12 inches of rain in as many hours
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Hurricane Lane unleashes rain as it shifts closer to Hawaii

Hurricane Lane soaked Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday, dumping nearly 20 inches of rain in nearly 24 hours
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ICE issuing more immigrant ankle monitors. But do they work?

The shift away from a policy that separated immigrant families crossing into the United States illegally now means that many parents and children are quickly released _ but most aren't fully freed
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Iconic rock near Bellingham tells many community stories

For decades, a boulder perched above Interstate 5 about four miles south of the city has served as the community's billboard _ a public spot on the side of the road to paint messages of celebration, love and loss
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Industry head: Tariffs could have big impact on US energy

The head of a prominent U.S. energy trade group says President Donald Trump's tariffs on European steel and Chinese goods pose a multibillion-dollar threat to America's energy industry
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