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With strike over, Denver teachers turn their attention to this year’s school board election | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
In the week following Denver's three-day teachers strike, some of the district's educators are now trying to seize the momentum from the historic walkout and focus it toward new goals they hope will improve the city's academic outlook -- including helping elect preferred candidates to the school boa...
Gunshots ruled cause of death in Broomfield murder-suicide | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
Authorities ruled gunshot wounds were the cause of death for Kate McDowell and her husband Thad McDowell.
Boulder man accused of raping woman he met online | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
A Boulder man has been arrested after a woman he met on a fetish site said he raped her at his home in January.
America’s CBD cannabis boom: Brazen claims, fake products, regulatory scrutiny | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
Got arthritis? Dry skin? Menstrual cramps? Trouble sleeping or feeling stressed? The CBD industry claims it has the cure for you.
Louis Sebastian found guilty in downtown Boulder murder trial | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
In the summer of 2017, a Boulder croquet party intertwined the fates of two strangers. Later that night, one of those men lost his life. Two years later, the other found out he would spend the rest of his in prison.
Colorado weather: Front Range, DIA digging its way out of Friday night snowstorm | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
Residents in the Denver metro can expect to do a little bit of shoveling Saturday morning. And anyone flying out of Denver International Airport should check for delays or cancellations.
Denver weather: Snowstorm snarls traffic, causes cancellations, delays at DIA | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
Snow fell in Denver on Friday night making roads slippery, slowing traffic and causing flight cancellations and  delays at Denver International Airport.
Homeless man sentenced to 10 years in Longmont park stabbing | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
A homeless man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty in the June stabbing of his "on-again, off-again" girlfriend in a Longmont park.
PHOTOS: 6-time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves at Denver’s Paramount Theatre | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
Less than two weeks after winning big at the Grammy Awards, country music star Kacey Musgraves took the stage at Denver's Paramount Theatre Friday night.
Colorado faces meager budget in fight against ski traffic | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
“Friends don’t let friends drive I-70.” The tongue-in-cheek mantra is often uttered by Colorado skiers and snowboarders who frequent resorts far from the crowded mountain corridor.
Colorado snow totals for Feb. 23, 2019 | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 23, 2019
The following Colorado snow totals have been reported by the National Weather Service for the past 24 hours as of 12:30 p.m.
Colorado man tied to 1973 cold case murder of 11-year-old girl mulls fighting extradition | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
A Colorado man arrested after DNA tied him to the 1973 killing of an 11-year-old California girl has yet to decide if he will fight extradition.
Westminster police seek leads in 1999 cold case triple-murder involving 9-year-old girl, 2 others | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
It's been 20 years this month since three people -- a 9-year-old girl, her dad, and a man who worked for him -- disappeared. Westminster investigators believe the trio were murdered and their bodies hidden.
Michael Bennet introduces himself to Iowa: “We don’t have to settle for disgraceful politics” | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet introduced himself as a possible presidential candidate Thursday night at a small Iowa house party where he called for a new political culture in America, one that rejects the worst of the past decade and builds upon the nation's greatest success.
Breckenridge residents urged to steer clear of bear who forgot to hibernate | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is warning Breck residents that a juvenile black bear, which apparently never hibernated, has been roaming the area, eating garbage and causing minor mayhem.
Bank robber, dubbed the “Myopic Bandit” because of her glasses, strikes again in Denver metro | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a busy bank robbery who has been dubbed the "Myopic Bandit."
CU Boulder’s Turning Point USA chapter calls out Candace Owens following furor over Hitler comments | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
The University of Colorado Boulder chapter of Turning Point USA, a conservative organization that has chapters at high schools and colleges across the country, joined several other chapters on Thursday in calling for the resignation of the organization's communications director.
Denver police seek witnesses to beating death near 15th and Lawrence streets | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Denver police have released a photograph of a man who was beaten to death early Wednesday morning as they search for witnesses to the crime.
Southwest Airlines lawsuit: Passenger sues after suitcase falls on his head, injures him at DIA | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
A former Southwest Airlines passenger has sued the company in U.S. Federal Court in Denver after a suitcase tumbled from an overhead bin onto his head, injuring him.
The best burgers at Colorado ski resorts | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Hungry on the slopes but don't want to eat a sad patty? Here's where to find the best burgers at Colorado ski resorts.
Denver weather: Up to 2 inches of new snow on Friday | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Snow, freezing rain and thick fog are forecast for downtown Denver on Friday with most of the snow possible during the afternoon commute.
Man sentenced to 13 years in prison in crash that killed Lakewood mother and her 3-year-old son | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
A 46-year-old man who triggered a six-car crash that killed a 43-year-old woman and her 3-year-old son has been sentenced to 13 years in prison.
Denver police investigate Friday morning homicide | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Denver police are investigating a man's homicide that happened early Friday on the 1500 block of Perry Street.
Denver school board directs district to better serve black students | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Every Denver public school soon will be required to develop a plan to boost the success of black and African-American students by embracing their strengths rather than focusing on the challenges they face.
Where is Denver residential development happening? | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
More than 26,000 residential units -- a combination of single-family homes, duplexes, townhomes, apartments and condos, and mixed-use projects -- have been permitted in Denver since 2016.
These are the Denver council incumbents facing the biggest financial challenges | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Denver is on track for one of its biggest elections in years as 66 candidates run for 15 elected positions in city government. But a few challengers have pulled away from the pack, a Denver Post analysis shows.
“We suck in Denver, huh?” Here’s how development is shaping the mayor’s race in 2019 | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, who cruised to re-election in 2015, faces a referendum on growth and its impacts in his final re-election campaign. His three major challengers are promising new approaches.
Colorado snow totals for Feb. 22, 2019 | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
The following Colorado snow totals have been reported by the National Weather Service for Feb. 22, 2019, as of 7:33 p.m.
Colorado’s prisons are bursting at the seams. Lawmakers are searching for solutions. | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
Colorado lawmakers on Friday listened as state officials offered proposals and previewed bills that would tackle criminal justice reforms, including alleviating the state's packed prison system, and whether to reopen a $200 million empty prison.
O.J. Simpson spotted posing for selfies in Vail | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 22, 2019
O.J. Simpson, who was famously acquitted of the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman, but found guilty in a civil trial, was spotted in Vail on Thursday.
Denver weather: February likely to be metro area’s coldest month in years | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
We won’t know for sure until the end of February, of course. But there’s a good chance Denver is in the midst of its coldest month in a few years.
The Spot: After apparent snub, has Jared Polis regained this group’s trust? | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
In this week's politics newsletter, The Spot: Hickenlooper and Bennet are in Iowa, the sex education bill clears the House and politicos on the move to new jobs.
Denver robber confesses to crimes after publicizing exploits on Snapchat | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
A man who allegedly smoked heroin and went on a carjacking and robbery spree in metro Denver has been indicted on federal charges after he publicized his criminal exploits on Snapchat.
Mother and son to be sentenced Thursday for killing a witness in a pot-shop robbery in Denver | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
A mother and her son convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of a witness to a pot shop robbery in 2016 are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday afternoon.
Westin hotel at DIA evaded Denver officials’ attempts to dig into its operations and finances, audit says | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
Denver International Airport’s on-site Westin hotel has seen growing revenue, but city auditors say the operator’s contract is hampering their charter-given authority to review its performance.
Denver weather: Snow, sleet, fog could complicate Friday morning commute | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
If snow and freezing drizzle doesn't slow the Friday morning commute in the Denver metro area perhaps patchy fog will. Friday's evening commute could also be slowed by wintry weather.
Colorado man sentenced to 30 years for second-degree murder | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
A Colorado man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the death of a woman whose body was found in Lory State Park.
Denver thrift store donations on the rise as homeowners take Marie Kondo’s advice to heart | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
Places like Peak Thrift in Denver are reaping the benefits of the Marie Kondo tidiness movement.
Colorado “red flag” gun bill testimony begins, with law enforcement arguing both for and against | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
The first hearing for a Colorado bill that would let firearms be removed from owners with a high risk of harming themselves or others got under way Thursday afternoon at the Capitol.
Measles outbreak prompt state lawmakers to reconsider religion exemptions for vaccines | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
Recent measles outbreaks in states such as Washington, New York and New Jersey have cast a spotlight on a group of Americans who receive exemptions from immunizing their children on the grounds that the vaccines violate their religious freedoms.
Failed takeoff at Centennial Airport injures one person in third flight incident in two days | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
Another small aircraft incident happened at Centennial Airport Thursday afternoon, the third mishap in two days.
Denver weather: Freezing drizzle in metro area with up to 14 inches of new snow in mountains | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
A looming snowstorm will blast the mountains with another thick layer new snow Thursday and Friday and the Denver metro area could get up to 2 inches of snow.
Here’s what you can see (and drink) at History Colorado’s long-awaited “Beer Here!” exhibit | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
The long-awaited exhibition will feature artifacts, stories and perspective on the historical role of brewing in Colorado's fortunes, from Adolph Coors' first experiments to (relative) upstarts and current titans such as New Belgium Brewing.
Time-saving “diverging diamond” may be coming to busy I-70 interchange in Wheat Ridge | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
The diverging diamond interchange, a counterintuitive yet increasingly popular way of safely moving large volumes of traffic through clogged intersections, is already in place in Grand Junction, Superior/Louisville and Colorado Springs -- with at least another three on the drawing board. 
The best female bartender in the Southwest is shaking up cocktails right in LoHi | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
Grab a seat at the bar and there's a good chance you'll walk away with a new friend and a little more knowledge about the world of spirits.
Shambhala leaders urge Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to “step back” amid new abuse allegations | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
Longtime Shambhala leaders asked Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche -- the hereditary ruler of the Colorado-born Buddhist community -- to "step back" from his teachings Tuesday amid new allegations he engaged in "physical and psychological abuse."
Head of Boulder-born Shambhala, accused of sexual misconduct, will continue leave from leadership role for “foreseeable future” | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche announced Wednesday that he will "continue to step back" from his role with Shambhala International after dozens of leaders and teachers in the Boulder-born Buddhist community said they no longer could condone his "abusive behavior."
Child with autism discriminated against by St. Vrain Valley schools, complaint alleges | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
The mother of a 10-year-old Latina girl with autism has filed an Office for Civil Rights complaint alleging the St. Vrain Valley School District discriminated against her daughter.
Injured bald eagle rescued by Colorado Parks and Wildlife volunteer, residents near Eleven Mile State Park | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
An injured bald eagle was rescued from a drainage culvert near Eleven Mile State Park over the weekend by nearby residents and a Colorado Parks and Wildlife volunteer.
Suspect arrested in Commerce City murder, police say | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
A 40-year-old Commerce City man has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said.
National popular vote bill passes key test in Colorado House | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
A bill that would pledge Colorado's nine Electoral College votes to whomever wins the national popular vote for president passed its second reading in the state House on Wednesday night. The bill, which already passed the Senate, could be on Gov. Jared Polis' desk by the end of the week.
Colorado AG files brief supporting stronger vehicle fuel standard opposed by auto dealers | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has filed a legal brief in support of stronger vehicle fuel-efficiency standards, saying the state recently adopted its own rules because the Trump administration is pushing for weaker ones.
Celebrate National Walk Your Dog Day this Friday with a special walk at one of these six spots | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 21, 2019
National Walk Your Dog Day on Feb. 22 is a great time to take your pup to the park.
Arizona will miss U.S. deadline for Colorado River drought plan, officials say | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan finished by the federal government's deadline to finalize protections for water used by millions across the U.S. West, state water officials said Tuesday.
These Colorado restaurants are among the nation’s best in 2019, says AAA | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Eighteen Colorado restaurants were deemed four-diamond worthy in 2019, AAA Colorado announced last week. Just one -- the Penrose Room at the Broadmoor hotel and resort in Colorado Springs -- earned five-diamond praise.
Capitol Hill resident posts sign threatening to poison dogs if owners don’t pick up poop | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Residents in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood say a homeowner's sign about cleaning up dog waste has gone too far.
Backcountry skier possibly buried in avalanche near Telluride | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
A backcountry skier was killed Tuesday afternoon when he was overtaken and buried by an avalanche near Telluride.
Get up-close and personal sloths and alpacas this weekend | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Let's be honest: It's all about the faces. Lovers and breeders of alpacas praise their soft and abundant fleece, their calm demeanor and ease of care. Sloth devotees worship the slow-moving jungle creatures by furiously trading memes and videos. Both mammals have come to symbolize all manner of fluf...
Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of U.S. mining industry | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being treated, The Associated Press has found.
Carboy Winery confirms it will fill Govnr’s Park Tavern spot in Capitol Hill | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Carboy opened its first facility in Littleton in 2016, followed that up with a winery and tasting room in Breckenridge, and will now open its third winery at 7th and Logan in Denver. 
Crash on southbound I-25 cleared, lanes reopened | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Major rush hour traffic delays are possible Wednesday morning on southbound Interstate 25 at 120th Avenue.
2020 presidential race: U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is on his way to Iowa following his viral moment | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Denver Democrat, is traveling to Iowa to meet with voters there for the first time since talk of his possible presidential run arose.
Denver weather: Wind chill makes air feel like negative 2 degrees | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Bitter cold temperatures will persist Wednesday with wind chill factors making the air feel like it is minus 2 degrees in Denver.
Free festival brings ice climbing, human curling and a frozen maze to downtown Denver this weekend | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
The UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup and Barbegazi Winter Festival will be in downtown Denver's Civic Center this weekend.
Colorado hospital prices jumped despite “hope” Medicaid expansion would curtail costs, reports say | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
In the decade since the state expanded Medicaid, costs have not gone down for Coloradans with private insurance and overall health care expenses have yet to be reined in, according to two reports released in recent weeks.
Denver’s seen less snow than Seattle this winter. But that could soon change. | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
If it feels like everyone else is seeing snow and we're not, well, you're probably right.
Colorado Springs pot shop owner guilty of not paying $3.1 million in taxes | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
The owner of a prosperous Colorado Springs marijuana business called the Lazy Lion confessed in court that he did not pay $3.1 million in federal taxes.
PHOTOS: Check out Tuesday’s super snow moon as seen around the world | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Tuesday night, the super snow moon rose above cities from Denver to Lisbon. It was the largest full moon of 2019.
Colorado hunters warned about “zombie” deer as chronic wasting disease spreads | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Chronic wasting disease, a contagious disease that kills deer, has now spread to 24 states, including Colorado. And, while it has yet to happen, there is some concern it could spread to humans who hunt and eat the meat.
Rough landings close two runways Wednesday at Centennial Airport | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Two aircraft had rough landings Wednesday afternoon at Centennial Airport in Englewood.
New push to open Colorado police internal-investigation files to the public finds early success | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
A bill that would make Colorado police departments' records of internal affairs investigations open to the public advanced out of the state House Judiciary Committee on a 7-4 vote Tuesday after hours of testimony and discussion.
Denver “Bachelor” Ben Higgins just revealed his first girlfriend since split from fiancée | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
According to her Instagram, the brunette lives in Nashville and went to the University of Mississippi. She is 23, according to etonline.
Colorado Springs man arrested in 1973 cold case murder of 11-year-old girl | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
Investigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a California seaside community.
Cherry Creek mother-daughter title insurance execs plead guilty to stealing client funds | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 20, 2019
A mother-daughter team that owned a pair of now-shuttered Cherry Creek title insurance companies have pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in escrow funds from their clients and are to be sentenced in April.
Denver man lived under a false identity for 34 years — including while he was on trial for murder | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
A Denver man was sentenced last week to 30 months in federal prison for living under a false identity for 34 years, including during the time he was convicted of second-degree murder, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Discarded cigarette caused massive fire at Arthur Grain Mill, fire investigators say | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
Fire investigators determined the massive fire that destroyed the Arthur Grain Mill in Brighton was caused by a discarded cigarette.
Colorado attorney general launches third-party review of Catholic Church sex abuse in the state | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
Colorado's attorney general and the head of the Catholic Church in Colorado on Tuesday announced a third-party investigator will review any files on sexual abuse of minors at the three dioceses in the state and release a public report on the findings.
Froot Loops mini doughnuts are returning to a drive thru near you | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
At 1¾ inches in diameter with the vibrant, not-found-in-nature colors in the frosting and injected into the doughnut, it's basically a giant version of the cereal circles.
Denver police program will help addicts, prostitutes find services rather than arrest them | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
A program that aims to connect people accused of low-level drug possession and prostitution crimes, rather than arrest them, launched in Denver last month.
Denver council votes to expand powers of police oversight office | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
The Denver City Council unanimously approved a measure on Tuesday that will underline and expand the authority of the Office of the Independent Monitor, resolving a conflict about the independent agency.
Denver CEO of oil and gas firm accused of defrauding Weld County landowner | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
A Denver man and founder of an oil and gas royalty consulting firm has been accused of defrauding a Weld County landowner out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in mineral royalties.
In Jefferson County, a look at how rural/urban political divisions have reached the suburbs | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse.
Patrick Frazee tied a sweater around Kelsey Berreth’s face and beat her to death with a bat, Idaho nurse told police | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
A nurse who said she loved Patrick Frazee told investigators he confessed to her that he tied a sweater around fiancée Kelsey Berreth's face, beat her to death with a baseball bat and burned her body on his ranch, according to gruesome courtroom testimony Tuesday.
Second suspect arrested in connection with double-fatal crash following police chase in Littleton | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
A second suspect sought in connection with the early morning police chase and crash in Littleton earlier this month that claimed the lives of two people has been located and arrested, authorities said Tuesday.
All the Denver and Colorado locations spotted on “The Bachelor” with  Colton Underwood | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
Colton Underwood was put up in Cherry Creek's Jacquard hotel, while the women stayed in Capitol Hill at the Patterson Inn. The bulk of his dates took place in LoDo, Loveland and Georgetown, and Caelynn Miller-Keyes got a private Red Rocks performance by Brett Young.
Nederland’s Barker Reservoir shoreline marches away from town | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
Larsen said a number of people around his mountain town, who are used to seeing Barker Reservoir drawn down during the winter, are nevertheless talking about its shrunken contours this winter and contending that it exceeds what they recall seeing in recent years.
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
ALBUQUERQUE -- Scientists at a federal laboratory have helped to unravel some of the mysteries of a rare specimen of wire gold discovered at a Colorado mine more than 130 years ago.
Colorado lawmakers won’t vote on safe injection sites in 2019. House Democratic leader blames Denver. | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
Colorado lawmakers are dropping their effort to allow safe-injection sites for opioid users this year -- and a House Democratic leader says it's partly because Denver got ahead of the state on the issue.
Tuesday’s super snow moon will be the biggest we will see until 2026 | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
The super snow moon coming Tuesday will appear to be the largest full moon of 2019 -- and it won't appear this large again until 2026.
Psychedelic mushrooms just put Denver at the center of the national drug debate — again | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 19, 2019
Denver voters will decide in May whether to decriminalize psychedelic psilocybin mushrooms. Here's what you need to know about the drug and the proposal.
Englewood-based Westmoreland Coal can scrap health care, contract to sell mine | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
CASPER -- A bankruptcy judge says Englewood-based Westmoreland Coal Co. can eliminate health care for retirees and its union contract to sell a southwestern Wyoming mine to a Virginia businessman.
European artists install, paint traditional Orthodox icons on walls of Loveland’s St. Spyridon Orthodox Church | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
Christos Paleoxaris spent his Friday perched on a small scaffold platform 20 or so feet above the marble floor below, using a paintbrush to carefully fill in a larger-than-life painting of Jesus Christ.
Denver weather: Light snow, bitter cold in city, and up to 3 inches of new snow in mountains | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
Denverites woke up to light snow and bitterly cold temperatures in the single digits on President's Day Monday.
Weather forecast tips: 4 key things to consider when checking the forecast | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
Here are four things to make sure you consider the next time you need a good weather forecast (which for people who choose to venture outdoors on a daily basis, is, well, always).
Gov. Polis wants to reopen a vacant Colorado prison — but his plan won’t add new beds to a crowded corrections system | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
Like his predecessor, Gov. Jared Polis wants to reopen a shuttered prison as part of his plan to tackle Colorado's crowded corrections system.
Longmont’s elevated pay for bilingual staff emulated by county, may soon be by Boulder | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
Longmont officials who can speak Spanish or American Sign Language since 2003 have received modest boosts in their pay from the city, and Boulder County followed suit in July by codifying a similar compensation structure.
Crestone Peak working toward four new well pads in Firestone | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
Crestone Peak Resources is working with Firestone officials to ensure a new multi-well horizontal drilling operation planned for a southeast portion of the town's Central Park Disc Golf Course will be shielded from the view of park users.
DIA construction project faces potential 10-month delay over concrete strength issue | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
Testing showing weaker than expected concrete in the main floor of Denver International Airport's terminal has slowed construction on a massive renovation project and could delay completion by up to 10 months, according to a new report.
Former CU Buffs football player, Aurora assistant principal, shot in parking dispute dies | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
Anthony "T.J." Cunningham, an assistant principal at Aurora's Hinkley High School and a former CU Buffs football player, has died after suffering gunshot wounds Sunday during a dispute with a neighbor over a parking spot.
Judge denies rape victim’s motion to speak against Clarence Moses-EL, man acquitted in her attack | Denver Post
Denver Post | February 18, 2019
The victim of a sexual assault that occurred more than three decades ago won't be able to speak against the man she asserts was her attacker but was acquitted after a retrial.