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Colorado’s Redmond Gerard Gets 87 Burritos For Olympic Win

DENVER, CO — Colorado’s Redmond Gerard took home the first U.S. medal at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang last weekend, and for the impressive accomplishment, the Denver-based Chipotle is giving him 87 burritos. Redmond, 17, became the youngest snowboarder to win an Olympic medal when he scored 87.16 in the men’s slopestyle final Saturday. FollowingContinue Reading “Colorado’s Redmond Gerard Gets 87 Burritos For Olympic Win”

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‘Colorado Would Be Laughing Stock of the World’: Remembering Denver’s Disastrous 1976 Olympic Bid

Over the years, residents of potential Olympic host cities have increasingly voiced their disapproval of the costs and upheaval associated with the Games. But to really understand the trend, we have to look back at the failed Denver Olympic Games of 1976. The planning and execution of an Olympics is always a massive undertaking. ItContinue Reading “‘Colorado Would Be Laughing Stock of the World’: Remembering Denver’s Disastrous 1976 Olympic Bid”

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Northstar Commercial Partners Purchases Iconic ‘Offices at The Art’ Building in Denver, Colorado for $17.1 Million – Denver Business Journal

DENVER, Feb. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Denver-based commercial real estate firm Northstar Commercial Partners publicly announced its purchase of the iconic Offices at the Art building for $17.1 million. Constructed in 2015, the ±52,000 SF 3-story office is Class AA space and is popularly known for its stunning architectural design along Broadway, with commandingContinue Reading “Northstar Commercial Partners Purchases Iconic ‘Offices at The Art’ Building in Denver, Colorado for $17.1 Million – Denver Business Journal”

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Understanding the value of the Denver Women’s March (2 letters)

Thousands of people hold up signs in Denver’s Civic Center last Saturday after taking part in the Denver Women’s March. Krista Kafer fails to see that the “movement” she writes about has been going on for decades and she is a direct beneficiary of it. She denigrates the women’s marches as theater but almost certainlyContinue Reading “Understanding the value of the Denver Women’s March (2 letters)”

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‘First step’ highway funding bill advances in Colorado Senate without Democrats’ support – Denver Business Journal

An effort to sell $3.5 billion in bonds to finance major Colorado highway projects is not the end of a years-long effort to increase road funding in this state, business groups and state Senate Republicans agreed Tuesday as a bill advanced to do just that. But they called it a good start that would showContinue Reading “‘First step’ highway funding bill advances in Colorado Senate without Democrats’ support – Denver Business Journal”

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Denver hit a record high of 84 degrees Wednesday. Thursday’s forecast predicts snow.

Fall to winter in one day? Welcome to Colorado. Coloradans who washed their cars on Wednesday could very well be scraping snow off their windshields on Thursday afternoon. The calendar tells us it’s late October, but weather in northeastern Colorado on Wednesday felt more like early September, with afternoon temperatures climbing above 80 degrees inContinue Reading “Denver hit a record high of 84 degrees Wednesday. Thursday’s forecast predicts snow.”

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Building boom takes shape in downtown Colorado Springs

Three construction cranes in downtown Colorado Springs are three more than most people have seen in years. While cranes might be common in Denver, they signal a reinvigorated downtown for Colorado Springs. About $620 million in downtown projects – including apartments, hotels, offices, restaurants and public improvements – either have been completed in recent years,Continue Reading “Building boom takes shape in downtown Colorado Springs”

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Colorado Supreme Court strikes down state law banning immigrant smuggling

Young girls take part in a vigil at San Fernando Cathedral for victims who died as a result of being transported in a tractor-trailer, Sunday, July 23, 2017, in San Antonio. Several people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, authorities said Sunday inContinue Reading “Colorado Supreme Court strikes down state law banning immigrant smuggling”