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Kids get toys, books at Colorado Goodwill thanks to donor

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:20:54 GMT

The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports that the annual giveaway was announced on the store's intercom Saturday. Kids crowded around bins filled with toys as the donor and his wife watched before they slipped out of the store unnoticed.

Son of famed Colorado concert promoter ready to etch his own name in...

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 07:53:43 GMT

Tyler Fey, the son of famous Denver promoter Berry Fey, is following his father's footsteps in the music promotion business. Concert promoter Tyler Fey stepped out of his car into a crisp Monday morning at Red Rocks' upper parking lot.

Colorado History: Charles Reed killed in cold blood

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 03:32:24 GMT

The headstone of Charles W. Reed in the Craig Cemetery, Moffat County, is rather simple and unadorned.

Bandits defeat Rock to win season opener 13-9

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:16:06 GMT

The Buffalo Bandits opened the 2017-18 season with a 13-9 win over the Toronto Rock in front of 11,516 fans at Key Bank Center on Friday night. Buffalo took the lead for good late in the third quarter when they broke a 6-6 tie with two quick back-to-back goals.

Insights: Colorado ski industry poised to be heard about climate change

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 21:00:43 GMT

Leslie McWilliams of Colorado Springs skis Tea Cup Bowl Monday, March 2, 2015, at Vail Mountain Resort in Colorado. When outsiders think of Colorado, most don't think of cows.

Big League Pitcher From Colorado Changes Number To Honor Halladay

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 16:45:31 GMT

Car Crashes Into Taco Bell A driver was hurt early Friday morning after a car he was driving went over a curb and smashed into a Taco Bell restaurant. Pearl Harbor Hero Who Saved Colorado Sailor Finally Gets Military Honor For decades, Pearl Harbor survivor Donald Stratton had searched for the sailor who saved his life in 1941 -- a man who's name and heroic actions had gone unrecognized.

Colorado Universities Using IPods to Study How Cannabis Dabs Affect Driving

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 12:29:28 GMT

In an effort to learn how cannabis use affects driving, Colorado's two major universities are studying the change in a driver's balance, movement ability and reaction time after consuming pot but to better mirror consumption trends, the study uses subjects who just smoked something much more potent than the schwag our parents grew up with. The project, a collaboration between the Colorado State University Department of Health and Exercise Science and the University of Colorado Boulder , measures a participant's overall cognitive and movement ability through ten different tests before and after the participant consumes cannabis.

6 Colorado Christmas Trains That'll Take You to the North Pole This Winter

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 08:20:09 GMT

We know that Colorado gets really into Christmas. But did you know that our state is home to many Christmas trains including the famous Polar Express replicated from the movie ? With Santa meet-and-greets, light shows, Christmas trees and more, our railroad companies do a spectacular job of making the holiday season truly magical.

In-N-Out says first Colorado restaurants won't arrive for three years

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 04:16:54 GMT

Irvine-based In-N-Out is expanding to Colorado, with some 50 new eateries planned. Former Southern California residents living in Colorado will have to wait at least three years before they can nosh on an Animal Style burger from In-N-Out.

5 defendants plead guilty in Boulder County's 'Operation Crystal Stiletto' drug bust

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 23:47:38 GMT

From left, David Lee Thurston, Terry Kelley, David Burns, Lucas Trujillo, Michael Montez and Ricardo Cordova appear May 9 in Boulder District Court.

Lawmakers want to fine those responsible for pipeline damage in Colorado as part of safety effort

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 21:27:33 GMT

Lawmakers want to fine people responsible for pipeline damage in Colorado and hope they have a solution to gas pipeline safety concerns A plume of gas rises out of a field near a farm on Tuesday along Weld County Road 47 near the intersection of Weld County Road 60 1/2 east of Greeley. Emergency crews closed down the area until the leak could be brought under control.

Formstack's new Colorado office not expected to slow Indy growth

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:50:34 GMT

Tech firm Formstack LLC is opening an office in Colorado that could soon rival the size of its local headquarters, but that doesn't mean the company intends to quit growing in Indianapolis.

CHIP funding is latest victim of DC dysfunction

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:06:39 GMT

Ari Richter grabs the finger-stick glucose monitor from his mother's hand, insisting that he can do it himself. The 4-year-old presses the point against his chubby index finger until it pricks the skin to release a droplet of blood.

Remains Of Missing Teen Found In Burned Home

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:51:05 GMT

Remains Of Missing Teen Found In Burned Home The death of Maggie Long is being investigated as a homicide, investigators confirmed. Frontier Pilots To Demonstrate In Denver Amid Pay Fight Frontier Airlines pilots plan to demonstrate in Denver to try to gain public support for their fight for a pay raise.

7 film locations in Colorado you can visit

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 05:25:32 GMT

Fire Weather Warning issued December 7 at 2:58PM MST expiring December 8 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Baca, Bent, Crowley, El Paso, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, Pueblo Fire Weather Warning issued December 7 at 2:31PM MST expiring December 8 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, Larimer, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Washington, Weld Fire Weather Warning issued December 7 at 1:48PM MST expiring December 8 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma High Wind Warning issued December 7 at 1:39PM MST expiring December 8 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma DENVER -- There are several movie favorites you probably didn't know were filmed right here in Colorado, and you can still visit many of the filming locations.

7 holiday-decorated Colorado spots worth the drive

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:23:27 GMT

A couple walks into the temporary entrance to the carriage house September 17, 2015 at the Molly Brown House Museum. If balancing on wobbly ladders to hang holiday decorations isn't your thing, look no further.

Scammers used Colorado prison inmates' IDs to get $582,000 in federal student loans

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:06:38 GMT

A Phoenix man who used the birth dates and Social Security numbers of prison inmates in Colorado and other states to get $582,000 in federal student loans has been convicted of fraud. A jury in Denver U.S. District Court jury on Nov. 30 found Tramel Thomas guilty of one count of conspiracy to defraud the government and six counts of aiding and abetting mail fraud.