Stories tagged: Denver
Thu., May 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
Down the rabbit hole: Denver decriminalizes ‘magic mushrooms’ – a type that grows wild in Washington
In a vote surprising to many, Denver chose Wednesday to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms – the same kind coined “magic mushroom” because of its hallucinogen psilocybin that grow wild throughout Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
Authorities say a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school injured eight people Tuesday, and two suspects were in custody.
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 2:36 p.m.
Voters could make Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize the use of psilocybin, the psychoactive substance in “magic mushrooms”
Thu., May 2, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Riders in Denver will soon be able to buy tickets for public transportation using the Uber app, the latest step on the ride-hailing company’s mission to become a one-stop shop …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
A young Florida woman who traveled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found …
Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
A man has pleaded guilty to a felony terroristic threat charge after authorities said he threating to target women in a mass shooting because he couldn’t get a girlfriend.
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 11:57 a.m.
The union representing striking Denver teachers and school officials said they were hopeful they can reach a settlement to end a three-day walkout. Negotiations resumed Wednesday following talks that lasted …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
DENVER – Denver teachers went on strike Monday after failing to reach a deal with administrators on pay in the latest example of educator discontent, following a wave of walkouts …
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
Denver teachers are prepared to walk of the job Monday for the first time in 25 years over an incentive-based pay system they call unpredictable and unfair to experienced educators.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 4:31 p.m.
Denver school officials asked the state on Wednesday to intervene in its pay dispute with teachers, a move that will delay a strike that had been scheduled to start Monday.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:46 a.m.
A simplified program will make it easier for thousands of people to seek the elimination of low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational use became legal in Colorado, …
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
An Uber driver fatally shot a man in a car on a Denver interstate early Friday morning after some kind of altercation.
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Sales of outdoor equipment are slipping as millennials drive changes in U.S. consumer habits by favoring clothes and sporting goods that are less specialized and more versatile, analysts say.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff’s deputies in Colorado early Sunday, killing one and injuring four others, before being fatally shot himself in what authorities called an …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
Whatever ideologically driven legalese says, Jack Philips was discriminating against no one. He was not getting in the way of gay marriage.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
A coffee shop targeted by protesters after a message about gentrification struck a nerve in a rapidly changing city remained closed Monday despite an apology and plans to reopen after …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Denver became the latest city to require rooftop gardens or solar panels on big new buildings, which backers say will keep the outdoor air cooler, make storm water easier to …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Two men and a woman were killed in a shooting inside a suburban Denver Walmart on Wednesday night that forced customers to either hide or flee.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
A 15-page questionnaire released as jury selection began in the dueling lawsuits also asked candidates if they had seen any pictures related to the case – a possible reference to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
The parent company of Red Lion Hotels has moved the company’s corporate headquarters and executive office from Spokane to Denver.
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Every day, tens of thousands of U.S. airline passengers settle into their seats, lower the window shades and reach up to twist the air vents without the benefit of something …
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
Not every destination lends itself to a whirlwind tour, but in the beautiful city of Boulder, Colorado, you can sample five fun and scenic spots in one afternoon.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Doughnuts have been delivered by drone to Denver’s mayor and the city’s police and fire departments.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
A 26-year-old man says he was making an action video with friends when he fell 40 feet down the chimney of a downtown Denver apartment building.
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 2:58 p.m.
Bruce Springsteen stopped in Denver on Wednesday as part of a nationwide tour promoting his new autobiography “Born to Run.”
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Denver has approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing people to use marijuana in bars, restaurants and other public spaces, such as art galleries or yoga studios.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
The Colorado city of Aurora will pay $2.6 million to settle a lawsuit filed by relatives of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a police officer in …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 3:40 p.m.
Gross mismanagement, delays and lax oversight by the Veterans Affairs Department added hundreds of millions of dollars to the cost of a new Denver-area VA hospital, federal investigators said Wednesday.