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By Ken Ritter, The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — States in the U.S. West that have agreed to begin taking less water next month from the drought-stricken Colorado River got praise and a push for more action Thursday from the nation’s top water official. U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner…

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By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — Two House committee chairmen are trying to put the brakes on money for a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of 130,000 wild horses across the West over the next 10 years. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nevada, whose high-desert …

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We’re going to take a guess here and say that if you clicked on that headline, you’re probably scrambling a bit right now to find health coverage for next year. And, frankly, you’ve got good reason to be a little panicked. If you’re in Colorado and buy insurance on your own — meaning, withou…

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GRAND JUNCTION — Career staff at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management have until Thursday to tell the agency whether they’ll relocate from the nation’s capital to new posts in the West. That includes about 24 positions at the BLM’s new national headquarters in Grand Junction. Colorado Public R…

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Authorities have identified a woman who died when she was caught in a powerful avalanche while back country skiing in northern Colorado. Michelle Lindsay, 29, of Fort Collins was buried under snow at Diamond Peak Sunday, The Coloradoan reports. Other members of Lindsay’s ski party dug her fr…