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IOC boss: post-Sochi cost-cutting plan sparks interest in Winter Olympics

IOC boss: post-Sochi cost-cutting plan sparks interest in Winter Olympics

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said this week the IOC’s new agenda urging lower costs for host cities has spurred more interest in bidding on…

Legal in Eagle County: Talking to your kids about marijuana in Colorado’s new cannabis culture

Legal in Eagle County: Talking to your kids about marijuana in Colorado’s new cannabis culture

Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in The Parents Handbook. It doesn’t matter who you’re talking to in Colorado these days – or even outside of the state – the…

Udall hopes release of CIA torture report prevents future ‘grievous mistakes’

Udall hopes release of CIA torture report prevents future ‘grievous mistakes’

A Senate Intelligence Committee report released on Tuesday on the post-9/11 torture techniques utilized by the Central Intelligence Agency  sheds “light on this dark chapter of our history, ensuring neither…

Edible battle shaping up between cannabis industry, lawmakers next session

Edible battle shaping up between cannabis industry, lawmakers next session

Marijuana entrepreneur Nick Brown prefers education to regulation when it comes to the packaging, production and marketing of edible pot products so they stay out of the hands (and mouths)…

More women needed to break gridlock in Congress, political parity expert says

More women needed to break gridlock in Congress, political parity expert says

A record number of women will serve in the 114th U.S. Congress after last month’s midterm elections, but that representation still falls woefully short of the numbers needed to end…

Dems fear GOP bid for state control of federal lands would mean more industry

Dems fear GOP bid for state control of federal lands would mean more industry

Republicans aren’t just gunning for control of both houses of the State Legislature on Tuesday, they’d also like state government to take over millions of acres of federal lands in…

Donovan’s state senate opponent battles ethics complaints, Internet issues

Donovan’s state senate opponent battles ethics complaints, Internet issues

Conservative Republicans running for the state legislature in mountain districts have faced an array of ethical and technical difficulties this campaign season, including judgment calls glitches that may have violated…

GMO labeling among four Colorado ballot measures as election enters final week

GMO labeling among four Colorado ballot measures as election enters final week

Former Colorado lawmaker and Agriculture Commissioner Don Ament understands why people want more information about the genetically engineered food products they’re eating, but he doesn’t think GMO labeling should happen…

Key State Senate race reveals great divide on urban-rural split, secession movement

Key State Senate race reveals great divide on urban-rural split, secession movement

Don Suppes, the Republican candidate for Senate District 5, sympathizes with backers of last year’s secession movement in Colorado, while his Democratic opponent – Kerry Donovan – says Suppes’ views…

One Vail climber dead, another injured on North Maroon Peak near Aspen

One Vail climber dead, another injured on North Maroon Peak near Aspen

Search and rescue crews found one Vail climber dead and another injured but still alive near Aspen’s iconic Maroon Bells on Friday. The Pitkin County Coroner’s Office identified the dead…