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Raccoon jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/2hojjpi ) that officer Chris Frabbiele was re

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 20:27:00

Colorado man denies killing, dismembering ex-girlfriend

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017 10:33 am | Updated: 11:04 am, Fri Sep 22, 2017. BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado man has pleaded not guilty to charges that allege he killed and dismembered his ex-girlfriend. The Boulder Daily Camera reports 32-year-old Adam Densmore entered not guilty pleas on

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:33:00

Forest Service, Idaho work to boost logging on federal land

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land in what officials say could become a template for other Western states to create jobs and reduce the severity of wildfires. Under the deals, Idaho foresters will admin

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:25:00

The Latest: Panel votes against cheaper solar panel imports

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on a trade commission vote on solar imports (all times local): 11 a.m. A U.S. trade panel has found that low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to U.S. solar manufacturers. The unanimous vote Friday by the International T

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 16:20:00

Denver marijuana rally organizer appeals permit being pulled

DENVER (AP) - The organizer of Denver's 4/20 Rally is fighting back against the city after it permanently pulled his permit and placed him under a three-year ban on applying for future permits. KMGH-TV reported (http://bit.ly/2xyLWWO ) Wednesday that Parks officials say 44-year-old Miguel Lopez's ra

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 02:05:00

Girl hit by foul ball at Yankees game gets game's attention

NEW YORK (AP) - It might be the shot heard around the baseball world: the rocket-like foul ball that hit a young girl at a New York Yankees game. In the hours after the girl was struck in the face by the 105-mph screamer, the game's commissioner vowed to push harder for all teams to extend protectiv

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 00:01:00

Appeals court sidesteps decision on US fracking regulations

DENVER (AP) - A federal appeals court has sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to rescind them. A Denver-based appeals court said Thursday it would be a waste of time to rule on the regul

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 23:38:00

Supreme Court's Gorsuch touts conservative role for judges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - New Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch espoused a limited role for the judiciary in a speech Thursday in the hometown of the powerful Kentucky lawmaker who championed his confirmation. A limited judicial role sometimes means that a "real-life 'good guy'" loses a case because a

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 23:31:00

Bankers: Rural economy continues to struggle in 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A new report says low commodity prices and weak farm incomes are continuing to hamper the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states. The Rural Mainstreet Index for the region fell to from 42.2 in August to 39.6 in September, its lowest level in 2017. The index rele

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:17:00

Grain higher, livestock lower - The Chronicle~News: Ap News

Wheat for Dec. was 2.75 cents higher at 4.5250 a bushel; Dec. corn rose .25 cent at 3.5025 bushel; Dec. oats was up 3.75 cents at $2.50 bushel; while Nov. soybeans gained .75 cent at $9.7075 a bushel. Beef and pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange October live cattle was off .85 cent at $1.1

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Colorado painted orange by large butterfly migration

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7:04 pm | Updated: 7:33 pm, Wed Sep 20, 2017. DENVER (AP) - Colorado residents and visitors alike have noticed the state's taken on a tinge of orange due to an abundance of butterflies. The Denver Post reported (http://dpo.st/2fkdOXW ) Wednesday that Colorado

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 02:04:00

California woman sentenced for kidnap of half-sister's kids

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles County judge has sentenced a woman to 13 years in prison for kidnapping three children of her half-sister, who was slain last year. The district attorney's office said Wednesday that 23-year-old Brittney Sue Humphrey pleaded no contest in July to three counts of kidn

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 23:28:00

Third annual Chile Fest brings out biggest Farmers Market crowd yet

Saturday's third annual Chile Fest was a great success, with roughly 31 participating vendors and a healthy crowd of patrons. Organized by the Farmer's Market board, the event was held at Trinidad's Cimino Park from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and featured an exciting hourly raffle drawing with, of course, a

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:14:00

Grain mostly higher, livestock mixed

Wheat for Dec. was 6.75 cents higher at 4.4975 a bushel; Dec. corn rose 1.75 cents at 3.50 bushel; Dec. oats was up 6 cents at $2.4625 bushel; while Nov. soybeans was unchanged at $9.6550 a bushel. Beef higher and pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange October live cattle was up 2.98 cents at

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 20:38:00

Barrier put in mine that sent toxic water into 3 states

DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is installing a barrier and valve inside an inactive Colorado mine to prevent another surge of wastewater like a 2015 blowout that contaminated rivers in three states. The 12-inch (30-centimeter) valve will regulate wastewater pouring from the G

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 19:06:00

Grand Junction woman wins $133.2 million from Powerball

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Grand Junction area resident Judy Finchum says she has played the same five numbers in the Powerball every week, without fail, for the past 30 years. On Sunday, her persistence won her $133.2 million, making Finchum the biggest jackpot winner in state history. The store

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:14:00

El Paso Times editor resigns in effort to save newsroom jobs

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - The executive editor of the El Paso Times is leaving the paper after being directed by its parent company to cut newsroom staff. The Times reports that Robert Moore plans to step aside Oct. 6 in an effort to preserve reporting positions at the paper. His resignation coincides w

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:16:00

30-year-old kicker from Australia shining for Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Don't address the 30-year-old freshman kicker from Australia as "Sir." It makes him feel old. As for any sort of age joke, go ahead, because Colorado's James Stefanou has heard them all - and usually it's him cracking them. "I figure if you make the jokes, they're not going to

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 11:28:00

Colorado cops search for poop-and-run jogger

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:23 am | Updated: 4:32 am, Wed Sep 20, 2017. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Police in Colorado are looking for a jogger they say is repeatedly interrupting her runs to defecate in public in one neighborhood. Cathy Budde says she was first alerted to the woma

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 11:23:00

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Time was when renting an apartment in one of this college town's funky triple-deckers or two-family homes wouldn't cost an arm and a leg. Now, renting in Cambridge can feel like that - something critics say is made tougher by short-term rental websites like Airbnb, through wh

THECHRONICLE-NEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 05:42:00