Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 11, 20185min3130

Three Colorado political consulting firms recently took home Reed Awards honoring their work producing campaign material last year. The awards, sponsored by Campaigns & Elections magazine and named for the political journal’s founder, Stanley Foster Reed, were handed out at a conference on Feb. 27 in Charleston, South Carolina. They recognized work in a multitude of categories, including direct mail, campaign branding and TV and digital ads.


Associated PressAssociated PressMarch 9, 201811min171

LINCOLN — There are plenty of options for people looking for a massage in Nebraska, but if you're a horse, you're out of luck. Nebraska doesn't have a single licensed equine massage therapist, and lawmakers who recently chipped away at regulations governing various other professions blame an expensive and rigorous process that even includes the prospect of jail time for violators.


Associated PressAssociated PressJanuary 12, 201811min3480

BOISE — A giant chunk of central Idaho with a dazzling night sky has become the nation's first International Dark Sky Reserve. The International Dark-Sky Association designated the 1,400-square-mile Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve. The sparsely populated area's night skies are so pristine that interstellar dust clouds are visible in the Milky Way.