Stories tagged: Colorado
Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Threat closes Colorado school after Trump pinata allegation
A Colorado high school where a Spanish teacher is accused of allowing students to hit a piqata bearing a picture of President Donald Trump has been closed because of a …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Colorado lawmakers approve pot for PTSD, with new limits
Post-traumatic stress sufferers may soon qualify for medical pot in Colorado.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
Washington’s cannabis tracking contract up for bid
Washington state regulators have begun accepting bids for a new seed-to-sale tracking system to keep tabs on marijuana commerce, a deal with an initial value of about $3 million.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
Photos of serial killer Ted Bundy found in old Colorado safe
A Colorado newspaper has discovered 40-year-old photos of serial killer Ted Bundy that had been locked in an antique safe.
Sat., March 25, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown
Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Fire evacuees allowed back near Colorado college town
Hundreds of residents were allowed to return to their homes in the foothills just outside this university city on Monday as firefighters make progress against a wildfire possibly sparked by …
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Firefighters make headway on blaze near Boulder, Colorado
Firefighters made progress Sunday in battling a small wildfire that forced people to flee hundreds of homes in the mountains just outside downtown Boulder, Colorado, and ignited dead trees that …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Federal marijuana convictions dropped by half under Obama
The number of people sentenced for federal marijuana-related crimes dropped for the fifth year in a row, according to data released this week by the U.S. Sentencing Commission.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Slower winds in forecast could aid crews battling Plains wildfires
The winds fueling deadly wildfires that scorched vast swathes of land in four Plains states finally dropped Thursday, bringing hope to crews trying to contain the blazes.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Wildfires in 4 states kill 6, force thousands from homes
Crews grappling with vexing wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of land in four states and killed six people soon may get a bit of a break: Winds …
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Supporters gather for ‘March 4 Trump’ rallies around US
From Colorado’s state Capitol to Trump Tower in New York and the Washington Monument, groups of hundreds of people rallied for President Trump on Saturday, waving “Deplorables for Trump” signs …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 5 a.m.
Colorado town’s ban on topless women put on hold by judge
A Colorado judge has put on hold a college town’s law against women going topless. U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson said Tuesday that he is “likely” to find Fort …
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 7:43 a.m.
Just how mainstream is marijuana? There’s now a ‘Congressional Cannabis Caucus’
Time to dispel any doubts you may still have that marijuana reform is truly a mainstream political issue. This week, a bipartisan group of U.S. representatives formed the first-ever “Congressional …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Colorado warms to pot clubs despite federal uncertainty
At risk of raising the ire of the White House, Colorado is on the brink of becoming the first state with licensed pot clubs. But the details of how these …
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Colorado’s 834 million dead trees threaten to worsen wildfires
Colorado’s beetle-infested forests are peppered with an estimated 834 million standing dead trees that threaten to worsen wildfires and degrade vital water supplies that flow from mountains, officials said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 12:48 a.m.
Colorado newspaper fights back over charges of ‘fake news’
A Colorado newspaper is threatening to file a libel suit against a state lawmaker who accused the publication of printing “fake news,” setting the stage for a possible legal battle …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
‘Band of Brothers’ veteran Edward Tipper dies at 95
Edward Tipper, a World War II paratrooper who was portrayed in the HBO series “Band of Brothers,” has died. He was 95.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Weed on Craigslist: Black-market Internet pot ads draw eye of Colorado leaders
Weed on Craigslist? It is widely for sale in Colorado, but legislation moving through the state Legislature aims to crack down on those who sell marijuana illegally using online ads. …
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
1st U.S. rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver
Denver started work last week on becoming the first city in the U.S. to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Markelle Fultz scores career-best 37 as Huskies overcome Colorado in overtime
Markelle Fultz scored a career-high 37 points including 25 in the second half and overtime, David Crisp’s 3-pointer with 27 seconds left put Washington in front for good and the …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Lauri Markkanen scores 22 points as No. 17 Arizona beats Colorado
TUCSON, Ariz. – Lauri Markkanen scored 22 points, shooting 4 of 5 on 3-pointers, Kadeem Allen made all three of his 3s en route to a career-high 18 and No. …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Divers looking for Colorado boy find body in frozen pond
Divers looking for a 6-year-old boy who apparently wandered away from his suburban Denver home on New Year’s Eve found the body of a child in a frozen pond Tuesday.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Colorado lift shut down as fatal fall investigated
Investigators are trying to determine how a Texas woman fell to her death from a chairlift at a small Colorado ski resort.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
Mason Rudolph rolls, Oklahoma State routs Colorado 38-8
Mason Rudolph passed for 314 yards and three touchdowns and No. 13 Oklahoma State’s defense smothered No. 11 Colorado in a 38-8 Alamo Bowl victory Thursday night that gave the …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Woman dies, 2 children injured in Colorado chairlift fall
A woman is dead and two children are injured after falling from a chairlift at a small Colorado ski area.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Tests planned on Idaho nuclear waste treatment component
Federal officials say a small-scale version of a key component of an eastern Idaho radioactive waste treatment facility that has so far failed to operate will be tested in Colorado.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
20 years later, few answers in the killing of JonBenet Ramsey
This week marks 20 years since JonBenet Ramsey, a 6-year-old beauty queen, was brutally murdered in her family’s sprawling home in Boulder, Colo.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Coroner: Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam’s death was a suicide
Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam killed himself after struggling with depression, an autopsy report confirmed Thursday, but investigators will never know whether the one-time running back suffered chronic head trauma …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 4:27 a.m.
Teen pot use declines in Colorado after legalization, study finds
Teen marijuana use fell sharply in Colorado in the years 2014 and 2015, after the opening of that state’s recreational marijuana market, new federal survey data show.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
Guns in schools: Colorado school district to allow teachers to arm themselves
A rural Colorado school district decided to allow its teachers and other school staff to carry guns on campus to protect students.