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U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn should be kept off the 2018 ballot, Colorado Supreme Court rules

Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado’s 5th congressional district Six-term U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs should not be on the Republican primary ballot, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday. The ruling finds in favor of a lawsuit that contended Lamborn didn’t properly petition his way onto the ballot. Lamborn’s campaign could not immediately beContinue Reading “U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn should be kept off the 2018 ballot, Colorado Supreme Court rules”

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Here’s what to do about your downed trees in Denver

The wind toppled trees across the Denver metro area on Tuesday afternoon. While some landed on homes, others fell in yards and streets. “We’ve probably had 250 calls or more come in,” said Denver City Forester Rob Davis. “But we only have a handful of contractors to try and get through this and were tryingContinue Reading “Here’s what to do about your downed trees in Denver”

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Colorado truckers will now have to complete a human trafficking awareness course to get a commercial driver’s license

Colorado truckers will soon have to complete a human trafficking awareness course to get a commercial driver’s license under a bill signed into law Thursday by Gov. John Hickenlooper. House Bill 1018, which had bipartisan support, mandates that new commercial driver’s license applicants go through a half-hour training at no extra cost. It will goContinue Reading “Colorado truckers will now have to complete a human trafficking awareness course to get a commercial driver’s license”

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A heated debate over the desire for a traditional high school in far northeast Denver boils over

A community conversation in far northeast Denver started as an effort to ask residents what they want in their schools. It has boiled over into a heated debate about whether to resurrect the region’s shuttered traditional high school. The aim of a series of community meetings run by Denver Public Schools over the past yearContinue Reading “A heated debate over the desire for a traditional high school in far northeast Denver boils over”

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HT: The Denver Broncos have no critical needs left as the draft approaches.

Entering the 2018 offseason, John Elway had plenty of work to do. The Broncos’ offensive roster was a shambles and the defensive roster faced major questions about its future. Elway had been itching for his opportunity to address the team’s issues for months, and finally got his chance. The Needs Quarterback: The trifecta of TrevorContinue Reading “HT: The Denver Broncos have no critical needs left as the draft approaches.”

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The Latest: “March for Our Lives” rallies draw huge crowds

Thousands of protesters look at at a rally following a march in favor of gun control at the Seattle Center Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Seattle. Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation’s capital and cities across America onContinue Reading “The Latest: “March for Our Lives” rallies draw huge crowds”

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When Papers Like The Denver Post Cut Staff, Critics Say Hedge Fund Owners Profit

Copies of The Denver Post stacked on a table in the Colorado Public Radio newsroom, March 19, 2018. The hedge fund that owns The Denver Post, the Boulder Daily Camera, and several other local newspapers around the country has come under criticism after the Post announced another round of layoffs. Colorado’s largest newspaper will employContinue Reading “When Papers Like The Denver Post Cut Staff, Critics Say Hedge Fund Owners Profit”

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Gonzalez OK with discount to stay with Rockies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Carlos Gonzalez says he has no regrets about his first voyage into free agency. "I’m glad I’m back. I’m wearing the same uniform I’ve been wearing for the last nine seasons, which is special," the outfielder said Tuesday, a day after his one-year, $5 million deal to stay with the Colorado RockiesContinue Reading “Gonzalez OK with discount to stay with Rockies”

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Colorado Closeup: Thousands of cranes are taking over this picturesque city (Photos) – Denver Business Journal

This city tucked in the San Luis Valley is only home to about 4,400 people … but in March, it’s also home to thousands more cranes, ducks and geese soaring against the backdrop of the Sangre De Cristo mountains. Monte Vista is located some 215 miles away from Denver by way of US 285, andContinue Reading “Colorado Closeup: Thousands of cranes are taking over this picturesque city (Photos) – Denver Business Journal”