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Jeremy Noble's seven points lead Colorado Mammoth past Saskatchewan Rush 14-11

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:44:09 GMT

Jeremy Noble had four goals, including a natural hat trick, and three assists to lead the Colorado Mammoth past the Saskatchewan Rush 14-11 on Saturday night in National Lacrosse League action. Zack Greer and Callum Crawford both scored three times and added three assists for Colorado , while Jacob Ruest struck twice.




Ken Grossinger: Judge Gorsuch wrong choice for Colorado's working families

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:45:02 GMT

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. From Colorado's legal elites, we've been hearing praise in the media for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.




EDITORIAL: Governor should back Colorado first

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 01:31:10 GMT

Neil Gorsuch testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on his nomination to be an associate justice of the US Supreme Court during a hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, DC on March 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Mandel Ngan When The Gazette endorsed Democrat John Hickenlooper for governor in 2010, political insiders raised a concern.




Adult Summer Camp Coming to Colorado

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:06:12 GMT

If some of your best childhood memories are from summers spent at sleep-away camp, but now you're an adultyou're in luck, because this August you can let your inner kid out and relive those times all over again. Camp No Counselors , a summer camp solely for people over the age of 21, is making its way to Colorado, bringing a weekend full of adventure, fun and relaxation.




Charter schools in Colorado are growing in number and influence 25 years after they took hold

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:53:39 GMT

Charter critics worry that Betsy DeVos's appointment as Education Secretary means more money will be siphoned from struggling public schools His show jumping days well behind him, 32-year-old Chicho soaks in the morning sun while students from Boulder Preparatory High School gently feed and pet him. Chicho's caretakers at the Medicine Horse Program say the old mare's age and health problems will soon end his life.




Southern Colorado man gets 28 years for crashing into home, killing his 6-year-old niece

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:53:38 GMT

A man who drove his truck into a Pueblo home, hitting and killing his 6-year-old niece, has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. The Pueblo Chieftain reports 36-year-old Danny Case was sentenced Friday for the March 2015 death of Alexis Case.




Colorado lawmaker twice appeared to defend Japanese internment camps, before stepping back

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:43:01 GMT

Republican state Rep. Phil Covarrubias this week twice appeared to offer a limited defense of Japanese-American internment camps during World War II, before apologizing that his comments were "taken out of context." "For anybody that has never been in the heat of combat, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and all of that was going on, there's not time to ask questions and find out who's a citizen and who's not," said Covarrubias, a former Marine who lives in Brighton.




Activists criticize well pad location

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:13:25 GMT

ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 25-26 AND THEREAFTER - Western Colorado Congress community organizer Emily Hornback stands 1,000 feet away from an URSA well-pad to give an example of the distance they are asking in house bill 1256 on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The organizations seek support both statewide and locally for House Bill 1256, touted as clarifying the minimum distance certain oil and gas facilities must be located from any school.




Colorado's Rural Hospitals Sacrifice Most In Proposed Budget

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:04:07 GMT

Colorado's Rural Hospitals Sacrifice Most In Proposed Budget Colorado's rural hospitals would sacrifice the most under a balanced budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that will be introduced in the Legislature next week - though another pending bill could help fix that. Business Center Evacuated After Suspicious Package Found A business center in Wheat Ridge was evacuated on Friday afternoon after a pressure cooker was found in the shopping center parking lot.




Colorado House to consider Rep. Mike Foote's oil, gas setbacks bill

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:58:41 GMT

State Rep. Mike Foote's proposal to require that any future oil and gas wells be located at least 1,000 feet away from schools' and child care centers' property lines is headed for debate by the full Colorado House of Representatives after clearing a committee vote on Thursday night.




How many Colorado Women's Hall of Fame inductees do you know?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:46:48 GMT

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks during a memorial service for former Israel Prime Minister Shimon Peres at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington in 2016. Wearing a scandalous outfit - Turkish pantaloons under a mid-calf-length dress - Julia "Anna" Archibald Holmes was proclaimed the "Bloomer Girl on Pikes Peak" for being the first woman to climb to the top of the famous Colorado mountain.




Colorado driver's licenses can't be issued statewide because of weather-related power outage

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:28:09 GMT

Driver's licenses and other documents can't be issued Friday by the Colorado Department of Revenue because of a weather-related power outage. "All state and county Colorado driver license offices are currently unable to issue documents," the state announced in a news release.




Colorado Snow Totals: Storm Drops 18 Inches In Larkspur

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:28:08 GMT

Colorado Not Issuing Driver's Licenses Due To Power Problems Power issues are affecting services at Division of Motor Vehicles offices across Colorado. Diverging Diamond Pitched As Solution For I-70 & Kipling A diverging diamond interchange plan is being floated by state transportation leaders as a solution to traffic issues at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Kipling Parkway.




Major Road Closures Result From Colorado Winter Storm

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:15:48 GMT

Major Road Closures Result From Colorado Winter Storm The blizzard, whiteout conditions from a winter storm south of Denver has forced a major highway closure Friday morning. Denver City Council Members In London During Terror Attack Some Denver city council members and other city officials were in London when a terrorist attack killed four people and left dozens more injured on Wednesday.




With Ken Salazar out, Ed Perlmutter and Cary Kennedy rev up for Colorado governor's race

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:54:40 GMT

Ed Perlmutter, U.S. Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district speaks to more than 150 Veterans and supporters who rallied in a parking lot at Children's Hospital May 31, 2015. Buckle up, Colorado.




Colorado Avalanche falls to Edmonton Oilers

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:58:33 GMT

After leading Edmonton 2-0 early and 4-2 after two periods, Colorado fell 7-4 to the Oilers at the Pepsi Center. Avalanche backup goalie Jeremy Smith struggled all night, and it ultimately was costly, with the Oilers coming back to take the lead on on third-period goals from Zack Kassian, Jordan Eberle and Drake Caggiula.




Race For Colorado's Next Governor Will Be Competitive On Both Sides

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:58:53 GMT

Pipe Bomb Suspect Pleads Not Guilty A man accused of leaving pipe bombs in the safe in his downtown Denver hotel room and writing the word "explosives" on the closet mirror pleaded not guilty to charges of possession of a destructive device. Drunk Driver Convicted In Deadly Hit & Run Crash A jury has convicted a man in a deadly drunk driving hit-and-run.