Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:13:31 GMT
Each day brings new stories about Colorado's booming economy, from startups to our record-low unemployment rate of 2.6 percent. Too often, these headlines overlook an equally important story: the vast promise of our rural communities - from agriculture to energy to outdoor recreation.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 18:28:55 GMT
Ben McIntosh had a hat trick and added an assist as the Saskatchewan Rush edged the Colorado Mammoth 10-9 on Friday in National Lacrosse League action. Ryan Keenan had a goal and set up four others for Saskatchewan , while Curtis Knight scored twice and added two assists.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:06:53 GMT
A view of two large alcoves along the Sand Canyon Trail at Canyon of the Ancients National Monument contain standing ruins of Native American homes. Photo by Andy Rogers/The Gazette Whether the Canyons of the Ancients is in the crosshairs to lose federal protections depends on who you believe, Gov. John Hickenlooper's Facebook page or the Trump administration.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:32:28 GMT
Colorado driver behavior ranks smack dab in the middle among the 50 states, but oh baby, do we ever love to speed and use our cell phones, says a new study by EverQuote, an online insurance marketplace. And though drivers throughout the West have a penchant for speed, harsh braking and cell phone use, the worst drivers are in the Northeast, the study found.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 05:21:27 GMT
Amendment 71 - the amendment that placed sizeable burdens in front of citizen efforts to amend the Colorado Constitution - was voted into law by Coloradans last November. The amendment requires that petitioners must gather signatures from 2 percent of all of Colorado's 35 Senate districts.
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:06:25 GMT
Winter Weather Advisory issued April 28 at 4:15PM MDT expiring April 29 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Jefferson, Larimer, Park, Summit Winter Storm Warning issued April 28 at 4:15PM MDT expiring April 29 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Arapahoe, Boulder, Clear Creek, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Jefferson, Larimer, Park Winter Storm Warning issued April 28 at 4:15PM MDT expiring April 29 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Elbert, Lincoln Winter Storm Warning issued April 28 at 4:15PM MDT expiring April 29 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson Winter Weather Advisory issued April 28 at 4:15PM MDT expiring April 29 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe Winter Storm Warning issued April 28 at 4:15PM MDT expiring April 29 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Arapahoe, Boulder, Clear Creek, Douglas, Elbert, ... (more)
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:30:52 GMT
An investigation launched by KUSA-TV has found prison officials are refusing to tell victims where inmates are despite the U.S. Crime Victims' Rights Law and a state law both designed to guarantee that information, the station reported . The investigation found more than 100 inmates, some of whom are convicted killers and rapists, are being held in a "secret prison system."
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:42:00 GMT
Carfentanil, an extremely powerful synthetic opioid best known as an elephant tranquilizer, has been linked to two heroin-related deaths in Colorado. But a local expert on addiction who's recently helped treat patients who've used the substance says it could have played a role in even more fatal overdoses, thereby quietly contributing to the shocking rise of heroin deaths in Denver and Colorado as a whole .
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:45:08 GMT
Colorado Lawmakers Reconcile A Budget Without Wiggle Room A bipartisan conference committee restored funding for a teen survey that asks about drug use and added money to hire more oil and gas field inspectors in reaching a deal Thursday to balance Colorado's $26.8 billion budget. Air Force Academy's 1st Female Superintendent Stepping Down The first woman to lead the U.S. Air Force Academy is retiring after almost 4 years.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:02:12 GMT
Police investigate a child's death on Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Broomfield, Colo. Police have arrested a man after a 4-year-old boy was found dead in a Colorado home.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:02:11 GMT
Colorado House of Representative Mike Foote is pictured on the final day of the Legislature's 2016 regular session at the Capitol building.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:20:23 GMT
A well head is seen on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in a fenced off area near a house that was destroyed in a deadly explosion in Firestone, Colo., April 17. Anadarko Petroleum said Wednesday it operated a well about 200 feet from the house in the town of Firestone. The company didn't say whether the well was believed to be a factor in the explosion or whether it produced oil, gas or both.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:32:57 GMT
Shares of Anadarko Petroleum Corp plunged on Thursday after the oil and natural gas producer said it would temporarily close more than 3,000 wells in Colorado in the wake of an explosion that killed two. The company's stock fell more than 5 percent to $56.69 in Wednesday afternoon trading, touching six-month lows.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:33:36 GMT
A 1917 coal mine explosion in southern Colorado killed 121. But it's just a faint memory in the state's history.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:05:08 GMT
Less than two weeks remain for Colorado lawmakers to fund at least a portion of the state's multibillion-dollar infrastructure needs, and despite disappointing setbacks , we've learned there is a plan afoot that seems ideal and worth pursuing. The governor's office tells us the plan has been offered to a select group of legislative leadership behind closed doors two years in a row now.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:19:49 GMT
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law legislation that effectively abolishes free speech zones on the state's public college campuses. Free speech zones, areas in which students' First Amendment rights are literally confined, stifle freedom of speech and expression on America's college campuses.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:49:54 GMT
ICE Deports Colorado Mother Back To Mexico The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has deported a mother from Colorado back to Mexico. Study: Traffic Gridlocks Keeping Weekend Skiers Feeling 'Down' Thousands of Front Range skiers say they are skipping some ski trips because they are fed up with the weekend traffic gridlock along the Interstate 70 mountain corridor.