Stories tagged: Colorado
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Colorado took the unusual step of inviting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to downgrade the air quality rating of the state’s biggest population center, and not everyone thinks that was …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 11:36 a.m.
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may run for the Senate in 2020 against a Republican considered …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 8:06 p.m.
The disappearance of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews shortly after singing “Jingle Bells” with classmates at a 1984 Christmas concert stunned this rural town in northern Colorado. Her case attracted the attention …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 4:16 p.m.
The Trump administration’s plan to move the government’s largest land management office from Washington to the West evoked a mix of praise, criticism and questions on Tuesday.
Sun., July 7, 2019, 6 a.m.
Staying at the Ranch at Emerald Valley, near Colorado Springs, makes one feel like they’ve hit pay dirt after all.
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Twenty years after the Columbine school shooting, residents of the suburban Denver community it serves are debating whether it’s time to tear down the school
Fri., May 17, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
A Colorado man has been ordered to pay more than $28,000 to cover damages after he pleaded guilty to stealing a Sno-Cat painted to look like the “General Lee” car …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 3:05 p.m.
Two students suspected of shooting nine classmates, one fatally, in their Colorado charter school appeared in court Wednesday to face dozens of criminal charges that included murder, attempted murder, theft …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 7:29 a.m.
As more and more children lose their lives interceding, the question becomes what are Spokane students being trained to do?
UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 11:09 a.m.
The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they …
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: Wed., May 8, 2019, 7:36 p.m.
Two high school students used at least two handguns in the shooting at a charter school that killed one of their classmates and injured eight others in a Colorado community …
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”
Fri., April 26, 2019, 2:54 p.m.
The suspect who caused the fiery crash on a Colorado highway that involved 28 vehicles and left four people dead has been identified.
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
Powerful spring snow storm creating hazardous travel conditions in parts of the Midwest and Great Lakes regions
Tue., April 2, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay. …
Thu., March 14, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest on Thursday, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that prompted evacuations in communities …
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds and state officials said Tuesday that they would end a separate legal fight …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there’s El Chapo.
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 7:01 p.m.
An Idaho woman charged with tampering with physical evidence connected to the disappearance of a Colorado mother is set to appear in court Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 7:44 p.m.
A runner in Colorado fought and killed an 80-pound mountain lion that attacked him on a nature trail in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, wildlife officials said.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 1:32 p.m.
An orphaned bear cub burned by a Colorado wildfire has been released back into the wild.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the …
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, …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Twin Falls law enforcement agencies have joined the investigation into a missing Colorado woman thought to have been murdered by her fiancee.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 12:12 p.m.
Police in Colorado said Friday that a woman missing since Thanksgiving Day was likely killed at her home, and they have arrested her fiance and charged him with murder.
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
Colorado Democrats have flipped control of the state Senate, giving the party a trifecta of Statehouse control with the historic victory of U.S. Rep. Jared Polis as the nation’s first …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
Josh Perkins doesn’t always tell you how he’s feeling – though he’s routinely a post-game go-to for media – so much as show you. It’s one of the reasons he’ll …