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Teen attacks, injures Colorado Springs officers attempting to arrest her | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
The officers were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Armed with $30, Naropa student backpacks over 900 miles to attend fall classes | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
Students around the country are packing up all their belongings into minivans or trucks and moving to where they will start fall classes in just a few weeks. Nigel Knutzen, 30, is not one of those students.
Afternoon storms possible before cooler weather rolls later this week | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
Temperatures are expected to hover in the mid-80s for the rest of the week and the chance for afternoon thunderstorms will remain.
Colorado’s 2018 wildfire season is one of the worst on record, and it’s not over yet | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
Halfway through the summer, at least 1,585 wildfires have torched more than 431,600 acres of Colorado forest and grasslands and destroyed or damaged about 450 homes, making 2018 one of the most destructive fire season in history -- and it isn't over yet.
Democratic staffer helped sneak Putin portrait into Colorado Capitol, Senate Republicans say | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
A staffer of House Speaker Crisanta Duran helped sneak a portrait of Vladimir Putin in the State Capitol to hang it in a spot reserved for President Donald Trump, according to Colorado Senate Republicans.
Edwards readies for phase two of I-70 improvements project | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
EDWARDS -- It won't be easy to navigate through Edwards next year, but motorists will get a big reward for putting up with the inconveniences.
Officials investigating death of inmate at Arapahoe County Jail | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
The Arapahoe County sheriff’s office is investigating the death of an inmate Friday at the jail.
Loveland’s Pulliam Community Building renovations to begin in October | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
Eight years of community effort to restore and refurbish a downtown Loveland historical landmark advanced to the next stage Friday -- the project now has a start date, just two months away.
A third of CU Boulder grad students live five or more miles from campus due to affordability | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
More than a third of the University of Colorado's graduate students live five miles or more from campus, despite the fact that an overwhelming majority prioritize distance from campus in their housing, according to a new survey.
Denver’s first-of-its-kind social marijuana use program for businesses is mostly a bust. Can it be fixed? | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
Denver's voter-approved law that legalized marijuana consumption areas in some businesses has been hindered by the city's extensive restrictions on potential licenses, City Council members and other critics say.
Lawyer fears that Lake Christine fire arson defendant will be scapegoat | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
A lawyer for one of two people charged with starting a western Colorado wildfire says he's worried that "mob rule" will lead to unfair treatment of his client.
Westword | August 18, 2018
Westword spent a day with the main swingers' club in Denver. Here's how it went down.
Denver Post | August 18, 2018
The Lafayette Police Department has re-opened an investigation into alleged child abuse at the hands of an employee of the I Have A Dream Foundation of Boulder County.
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
DENVER — A group of people representing a variety of interests—including utilities, non-profits, the energy efficiency industry, conservationists and business representatives—reports that Denver’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions need ramping up. Their 80×50 Climate Goal Stake...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
DENVER — Here in Denver the issue of DACA hits close to home so it’s no surprise the issue has struck a nerve among our diverse population, and its compassionate city’s leaders. DACA – the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, was created by an Executive Order issued by President O...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
Robert Speth – Candidate for DPS Board Member at-Large This year, there is an election for the Denver Public Schools (DPS) Board of Education.  4 out of 7 seats are up.  I’m running again for the at-Large seat (citywide) and am supporting Sochi Gaytan in Southwest Denver, Dr. Carrie Olson...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
DENVER — The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at Regis University is hosting “Business Unusual,” a symposium that includes a panel discussion with four notable local businesspeople, at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, at David Clarke Hall on the Regis Northwest Denver Campus, 3333 Regis ...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
DENVER — It would have been impossible to walk away from the Hyatt Regency’s Centennial Ballroom in downtown Denver on Wednesday night and not feel that urge to “go forth and set the world on fire.” Regis played host to the 2017 Opus Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious faith-based ...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
DENVER — Denver Public Schools (DPS) is redesigning the high school experience and preparing all students for college and career success in the modern world. Retooling how high schools prepare students for college and career is more important than ever. Employment projections show that 74% of all...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
DOWNTOWN – Interpreting Shakespeare has become more of the norm than the exception. I have seen Macbeth, one of my favorite plays, more than just about any other, including one set in the old west, a WWI military version, and one with topless witches. But the Denver Center’s audacious interpreta...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
DENVER — Regis University will announce the $1 million Opus Prize winner at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Hyatt Regency, 650 15th St., Denver. A dessert reception will follow the ceremony. The public is invited to attend this free event. The Opus Prize recognizes those working to solve some ...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
DENVER — The Blues Against Hunger Society (BAHS) presents “Brewers & Blues Against Hunger Food Drive Blues Jam, a benefit concert to support The Food Rescue Express of Edwards. Everyone is invited to come out to play or listen on October 7, 2017 to the Crazy Mountain Brewing Company for ...
North Denver Tribune | August 18, 2018
Rafael Espinoza and Jason Hornyak DENVER — It’s hard to miss the major construction of the CVS pharmacy on the busy corner of Sheridan and West 38th Avenue where a boat-selling business once stood. Besides the new pharmacy, you may have noticed a sign that CVS had built and installed, at the re...
Check out the sweater-wearing internet sensation and his knitted creations at the Boulder library | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Sam Barsky makes hand-knitted sweater creations depicting landmarks and takes selfies while wearing them in front of the destinations they depict.
Ax-wielding Coloradans dominate at inaugural U.S. Open competition | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Two Coloradans took home wins at the inaugural World Axe Throwing League U.S. Open this past weekend in Chicago.
Colorado prosecutor is dismissing felony cases, citing a lack of funding | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
A man who faced an attempted manslaughter charge for pulling a gun on two people in Las Animas County won't get his day in court. All the charges were dismissed.
Construction crews at new Cañon City Starbucks discover hand-dug well | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Construction crews working on the new Starbucks had an interesting and historical discovery this week.
Iraqi refugee accused of shooting Colorado Springs officer charged with attempted murder | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
An Iraqi refugee accused of critically wounding a Colorado Springs police officer has been charged with attempted murder.
Denver Auditor’s office finds issue with two concessionaires, also questions parks department oversight | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Companies operating concessions at two Denver facilities are not reporting revenues reliably, according to the auditor's office.
Spaceport Colorado lands license to launch tourists, scientists skyward from Front Range Airport | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Nearly seven years after Gov. John Hickenlooper first enunciated the need for a facility in Colorado where next-generation space vehicles can routinely launch and land -- ferrying satellites and star-bound tourists into suborbital space -- federal regulators have granted Spaceport Colorado its opera...
Weak economic growth likely in rural Colorado, parts of nine other states | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
The economy is expected to continue growing slowly in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, including Colorado, but the ongoing trade disputes remain a concern.
Colorado wildfire update: Bull Draw fire grows by 20 percent since Thursday, forcing more national forest closures | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
The Bull Draw Fire raging in southwestern Colorado has prompted the closures of larger swathes of national forests in the area.
Avon council approves measure that raises the tobacco purchasing age to 21 | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
The age to purchase tobacco products in town will likely rise to 21 in 2019 after the Town Council approved the idea on Tuesday, Aug. 14.
PHOTOS: Colorado School of Mines freshmen make the M Climb | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
It's a tradition at the Colorado School of Mines for the incoming freshman class to carry a 10-pound rock from their hometown up 1,255 vertical feet, whitewash the rock and add it to the mountain M on Mt. Zion, in Golden. This year’s freshman class, 1,380 students, marked the largest in Mines hi...
Boulder man sentenced to 8 years in prison in child pornography case | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
A Boulder man has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography.
Lakewood man who fatally shot teenager while “fooling around” with gun gets 30 years in prison | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
A 24-year-old man who was drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana and "fooling around with a gun" in a Lakewood home when he shot a 16-year-old to death has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, officials say.
Business magazine’s Top 5,000 list includes 136 Colorado companies | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Inc. Magazine this week put out its annual rankings of the fastest-growing private companies in America. It's called the Inc. 5000, and 136 Colorado firms made the list.
Denver area should brace for 1-inch hail, wind gusts to 60 mph, forecasters say | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Severe afternoon thunderstorms could generate one-inch hail, heavy rains and 60 mph winds in the Denver metro area on Friday, forecasters say.
Frederick killings: What we know and what we don’t | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Law enforcement continue to investigate the killings of a Frederick mother and her two young daughters as national attention to the case grows.
Double amputee who climbed Pikes Peak accused of DUI, assaulting police officer | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
A woman who inspired Coloradans by climbing the Manitou Incline and Pikes Peak this year despite having lost her legs has found herself in trouble with the law.
Couple accused of string of thefts in Colorado and along West Coast | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Local authorities filed felony charges Wednesday against an out-of-state couple suspected of committing a string of thefts last month along the West Coast and in Aspen, according to court documents.
Friends to gather and remember slain Frederick mother, daughters | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
The public is invited to the vigil at 8:30 p.m. Friday outside the Watts' home in the 2800 block of Saratoga Trail in Frederick
Bodies of two Frederick girls found inside oil and gas tanks, sources say | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
The bodies of Chris Watts’ two young daughters were found inside oil and gas tanks that “were mostly full,” several high-ranking sources tell Denver7.
Severe thunderstorms slam Western Slope with hail, high winds | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
Severe thunderstorms hit the Front Range once again Friday afternoon, bringing with it high winds and hail.
Aspen rafting firm denies responsibility for death | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
An Aspen rafting company facing a lawsuit for the June 2016 death of a Maryland man argues it cannot be held responsible because the victim signed a waiver.
Driver critically injured in I-70 crash in the mountains after car slams into back of semi | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
A sedan slammed into the back of a semi-trailer in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Clear Creek County and the driver was taken by helicopter to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood.
Louisville firm among group studying commercial human spaceflight for NASA | Denver Post
Denver Post | August 17, 2018
In an ongoing effort to foster commercial activity in space, NASA has selected 13 companies to study the future of commercial human spaceflight in low-Earth orbit, including long-range opportunities for the International Space Station.
Westword | August 17, 2018
For years, anti-marijuana groups have spun data in an attempt to prove that the sky is falling as a result of progressive cannabis laws in Colorado. The latest example involves a vast exaggeration about the level of stoned driving in the state, complete with an assist from the Denver Post.
Westword | August 17, 2018
Brianna Titone hopes to make history this fall, but she's got her work cut out for her, running against a GOP incumbent in a fairly conservative district.
Westword | August 17, 2018
For most people, a traffic citation is an unfortunate but minor occurrence. But for Alex Lupa, a small infraction led to big problems, including a night spent in jail at the very moment his right to legally stay in this country was hanging in the balance.