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GOP candidates for Colorado governor, in final debate, all said they are fans of Trump — but hedge on his immigrant separation policy | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 20, 2018
President Donald Trump and immigration took center stage as the four Republicans battling for a chance to be Colorado’s next governor faced off Tuesday night in their final debate before the June 26 primary.
Arvada man sentenced to life for death of girlfriend who he doused with gas, lit on fire | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 20, 2018
A 34-year-old Arvada man, who doused his girlfriend with gasoline and lighted her on fire in front of her children at a remote backcountry campsite, has been sentenced to life in prison.
Bird to participate in Denver’s dockless scooter pilot program | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 20, 2018
Bird announced Tuesday that it would participate in Denver's dockless scooter pilot program and take the necessary steps to obtain a permit.
Hailstorm kills hundreds of fish near Colorado Springs | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 20, 2018
COLORADO SPRINGS -- Officials say hundreds of fish were killed last week during the devastating hailstorm that hit areas near Colorado Springs. The Gazette reports the storm roared through El Paso County early on June 13, damaging windshields, roofs, trees and wildlife. Colorado Parks and Wildlife o...
Tuesday’s storm brought tornado sightings across eastern Colorado | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 20, 2018
After golf ball-sized hail hit Colorado on Monday, storms across the state brought tornado sightings on Tuesday afternoon.
Colorado will adopt California-style low-emission vehicle standards under Hickenlooper order | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper today issued an executive order requiring the adoption of low-emission vehicle standards by 2025, with the first steps in developing the program ready by the end of this year. The idea is that by relying on available technologies in clean energy delivery and using cos...
Theater review: “The Book of Mormon” still a guilty pleasure with each return to Denver | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
"I get new perspectives each time. The first time you see it it's this big, spectacular show. After that, there's always something new."
New campsite reservation policy for some Colorado state parks coming July 1 | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Camping at six state parks soon will be by reservation only as part of a pilot program intended to make the process more convenient for users.
Pedaling the Cherry Creek trail offers a pleasant pathway through downtown Denver and beyond | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Ultimately stretching 42 miles in length, this multi-use trail follows its namesake stream from Denver's Confluence Park to Castlewood Canyon near Franktown -- or at least it will when land ownership issues are settled and the final 2 miles are completed.
Hail, tornadoes, damaging winds forecast for Denver | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Severe weather including large hail, tornadoes and damaging winds are forecast for the Denver metro area on Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Wheat Ridge police arrest Fourmile inmate missing since May 29 | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
An inmate who walked away from Fourmile Correctional Center on May 29 was arrested Sunday by the Wheat Ridge Police Department.
Rainy weather halts growth of 416 wildfire near Durango | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
For the first time since it started June 1, the 416 fire did not increase in size Monday, authorities said.
WATCH: Finding peace in the pain — a journey through Colorado on Ride the Rockies bicycle tour | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Colorado biking enthusiasts rode 418 miles through Colorado mountain towns in 33rd annual Ride the Rockies bicycle tour For many of the near 2,000 cyclists that participated in the 33rd annual Ride the Rockies bicycle tour, biking is for more than just exercise. From meditation to a way to deal with...
Trump defiant as crisis grows over family separation at the border | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant families at the border and detain children apart from their parents spiraled into a humanitarian and political crisis Monday as the White House struggled to contain the growing public outcry.
Diana DeGette plans to visit Texas border this week amid fight over separation of immigrant children from their families | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette said Monday that she plans to visit an immigration processing center in McAllen, Texas, this week amid growing opposition to a Trump administration policy that separates migrant children from their parents. The trip by the Denver Democrat to the McAllen center is the most hig...
Denver’s giant music festival Grandoozy announces prices, on-sale date for single-day tickets | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
If you want to see Kendrick Lamar but not Florence + the Machine, or Stevie Wonder but not Phoenix, get ready for June 22.
Aurora’s school district is testing out a stipend for hard-to-staff positions | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
The Aurora school district may experiment with paying some teachers and staff about $3,000, to see if the district can attract more candidates, fill more vacancies, and retain more employees.
JeffCo authorities seek parents of barefoot boy found wandering street at 2:45 a.m. | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Jefferson County officials are asking for help in locating the parents of a lost boy believed to be 5 years old who was spotted walking alone on West Ken Caryl Avenue early Tuesday morning.
White House insists Democrats to blame for family separations, even as some in GOP urge Trump to reverse course | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
President Donald Trump doubled down Monday on his false insistence that Democrats are to blame for the administration's forced separation of migrant children from their families at the border, even as a growing number of Republicans urged him to reverse course.
William Shatner, in Denver with “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan,” will talk about (almost) anything | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Given the nature of the event -- a movie screening of 1982's now-classic (and still franchise-best) "The Wrath of Khan," followed by Shatner on stage taking questions from the audience -- he certainly expects plenty of hardcore fans.
How to stay prepare for, and stay safe during, Colorado hail storms | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
The National Weather Service is predicting golf-ball-size hail after 2 p.m. today accompanied by thunderstorms.
Where to watch tonight’s Denver Post/Denver7 Republican governor’s race debate | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
The four Republicans running for Colorado governor will face off Tuesday night in the second of two Denver Post/Denver7 debates.
8 must-see fine arts offerings this summer, from Santa Fe to Steamboat | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
This year, there are plenty of reasons to get in the car and go, especially for fine arts fans, with unexpected events set to take place in every direction from the Front Range.
Some of the largest hailstones and damage from the storm north of Denver | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Colorado was hammered by hail stones as big as golf balls Monday as storms moved through the state.
Monday’s storm in northern Colorado produced baseball-sized hail and larger | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Monday night's hail storm that hit Boulder and communities in the western and northern of part of the metro area before heading east produced baseball-sized stones reaching up to 3 inches in diameter.
Ninja Nation looking for “playground legends” to fill its first arena opening in Lafayette | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
American Ninja Warrior Geoff Britten is helping open Lafayette's Ninja Nation arena where kids and adults can work out using obstacles seen in the NBC show. The arena will be the first of 100 that the Colorado-based company is hoping to open.
Mourners gather at Broomfield vigil for teen killed in road-rage shooting | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
The mission of a vigil held for 13-year-old Vaughn Bigelow, who was fatally shot last week during a Westminster road-rage altercation, was not to make sense of a seemingly random act of violence, Pastor Steve Cuss told those gathered Monday evening.
Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create “Space Force” | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space -- though he may have limited power to develop a new military command.
Colorado governor’s race fundraising stays on course for record-shattering year, latest reports show | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
So far, the slate of candidates looking to replace Gov. John Hickenlooper has spent nearly $24.6 million – more than twice the roughly $10.9 million total from just four years ago, according to state records.
With a week left before primary election day, just 425,377 Coloradans have cast ballots | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
With a week left before primary election day, Coloradan's have cast 425,377 ballots -- representing just a fraction of the state's registered voters.
Chatfield swim park closure has Bear Creek Lake Park bracing for record crowds | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
Beachgoers need to get to Bear Creek Lake Park extra early if they hope to nab a spot. The park is expecting to be inundated with people as Chatfield State Park's swim beach is temporarily closed for the summer.
In final debate, Democrats running for Colorado governor continue sparring over campaign finance, tactics | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
In their final debate Monday night before the June 26 primary, the four Democrats vying for a chance to become Colorado’s next governor tussled over everything from immigration and guns, to the state’s rural divide and teacher pay.
Mourners gather at Broomfield vigil for teen killed in Westminster road-rage shooting | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
The mission of a vigil held for 13-year-old Vaughn Bigelow, who was fatally shot last week during a Westminster road-rage altercation, was not to make sense of a seemingly random act of violence, Pastor Steve Cuss told those gathered Monday evening.
Denver Post | June 19, 2018
A powerful storm system that moved through northern Colorado Monday evening produced baseball-sized hail and powerful winds.
Westword | June 19, 2018
Established in 2014, RiseUp is one of twenty Alternative Education Campuses — schools that accommodate at-risk populations — in the DPS system. The charter school specializes in teaching students who have either dropped out of school or are at risk of dropping out, or have a criminal background ...
Westword | June 19, 2018
Although it's still possible to find a single family, detachable home in the Denver area for under $250,000, such properties are in extremely short supply. According to a new report, there were only 150 active listings for such abodes priced at less than $300,000 last month, as compared to nearly 90...
Westword | June 19, 2018
Within a month, Civil Media Company hopes to have more than a dozen such publications in the works.
Loveland man facing lengthy recovery after being run over in road rage incident | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
A Loveland man spent a week in the hospital and faces a lengthy recovery after being run over by a vehicle in what police describe as "an act of road rage."
Victor Mitchell’s belief in a Colorado “deep state” traces to his experience with criminal justice system | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
Victor Mitchell's concern about a "deep state" in Colorado and how criminal records are kept is linked to a personal experience in which he was wrongly accused of a crime 12 years ago. It affects the Republican candidate's views on criminal justice issues ahead of the Republican primary for governor...
Alleged Westminster road rage killer held without bond; Family of victims creates GoFundMe page | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
An Adams District Court judge denied bond Monday morning for a 23-year-old man who allegedly fatally shot a teenager and shot and critically injured his mother and younger brother.
Hickenlooper signs executive action barring Colorado resources from being used to separate immigrant families | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday took executive action barring any state resources from being used toward the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrants illegally crossing the bordering to the U.S. from their children.
Weekend rains slow but don’t extinguish 416 fire north of Durango | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
Steady weekend rains in southwest Colorado kept the 416 fire from growing much, but the storm wasn't enough to knock it out.
Democrats intensify fight for immigrant children — and bludgeon Trump and Republicans ahead of midterms | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
Democrats expanded their campaign Sunday to spotlight the Trump administration's forced separation of migrant children from their families at the U.S. border, trying to compel a change of policy and gain political advantage five months before midterm elections.
CPW officials cite 50 percent drop in Eagle Valley’s elk population | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
Imagine if, over a 10-year period, half of Eagle County's human population disappeared.
Meat found in Fort Collins yards laced with rat poison | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
The Larimer Humane Society says food laced with rat poison has been found in several yards in a southeast Fort Collins neighborhood.
Ex-inmate threatens to sue El Paso County over alleged excessive force | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
A former inmate is threatening to sue El Paso County, alleging a deputy shoved his already broken jaw against a cell wall after he complained he was served food he couldn't eat.
Loveland police looking for puppy thieves | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
Loveland police have released surveillance photos of a man and woman alleged to have stolen a puppy from Town and Country Pet Center in Loveland on Saturday.
Thompson School District students award nearly $89,000 to Larimer County nonprofits | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
More than 350 Larimer County middle and high school students participating in the school-based youth philanthropy program Give Next capped off this school year by awarding nearly $89,000 to 33 Larimer County nonprofits, according to a press release from The Bohemian Foundation.
California woman killed in crash on Boulder-bound Diagonal Highway | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
One person was killed Monday morning after her vehicle collided with a tow truck on Diagonal Highway near Niwot.
Fog, rain, afternoon storms with hail in Denver, tornadoes possible on Eastern Plains | Denver Post
Denver Post | June 18, 2018
Thick fog blanketing the Denver metro area will give way to sunshine in the early afternoon Monday before clouds will build up and thunder crackle in the afternoon.