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2 years 7 months ago

Police say deadly force on teen justified

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Buena Vista police officer was justified in fatally shooting an 18-year-old Leadville man who led officers on an 80-mile chase and had a gun. Investigators later learned Jacob VanderBeek's gun was a replica pellet gun, and a grenade he had was inert....

4 years 9 months ago

Buena Vista boot camp shuts down

A military-style boot camp at Colorado's Buena Vista prison is shutting down after disappointing recidivism rates and because of rising costs. The boot camp started in 1993 and included a GED program, substance abuse treatment and consequences for bad behavior. The last graduating class Thursday had 23 prisoners. Prisoners...

4 years 9 months ago

Turning to geothermal in Colorado

Colorado has been ramping-up its solar and wind energy projects over the past several years--geothermal could be next. The Bureau of Land Management is giving the public until June 24 to submit comments on a proposal to lease land in southeastern Gunnison County for geothermal energy development. The...

5 years 1 month ago

BLM backs away from Colorado geothermal

Federal officials are withdrawing their first-ever proposed lease for geothermal development in Colorado so they can do more environmental analysis. The delay announced by the Bureau of Land Management Thursday is the third on the 799-acre parcel near Buena Vista and Mt. Princeton Hot Springs in western Colorado. The...

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