- Front Range Bear Problems
Black bears are on the move in cities and towns along Colorado’s Front Range and local activists say improperly stored household garbage contributes to the problem.
Authorities have killed some three dozen bears causing problems in Colorado this year. Although no bears have been removed or killed in Boulder yet, there’s plenty of bear activity in ...
- Endangered Mouse
Biologists are surveying the foothills along the front range for a threatened species of mouse that’s emerged as a source of frustration for ranchers and the real estate industry.
A recent search turned up no Preble’s meadow jumping mice at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge outside of Denver, but additional searches will continue through the ...
- Longmont Wal-Mart Shooting
Authorities in Longmont are searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in a Wal-Mart parking lot early yesterday.
Longmont police say that 34-year-old Joseph Keith Anderson is wanted on charges of second-degree murder and possession of a weapon by a previous offender.
Further details including Anderson’s alleged motive were not disclosed.
Authorities received a ...
- Business In Politics
The American Legislative Exchange Council wrapped up its annual meeting in Denver on Friday, and activists say they’ll keep watching as the group’s agenda unfolds in coming months.
The national organization, funded by more than 300 corporations and conservative foundations, brings lawmakers and campaign contributors together to review so-called model legislation to be introduced in multiple ...
- Utah Man Guilty of Killing GJ Woman
A man accused of cutting up the body of a Colorado woman and hiding her remains in a suitcase after she overdosed on drugs in Utah has pleaded guilty to charges in the case.
50-year-old Raymond Cordova, of Grand Junction pleaded guilty in Utah this week to desecrating human remains and obstructing justice.
Cordova is scheduled to ...
- National Park Funding
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks.
Zinke made the announcement Saturday at Rocky Mountain National Park, joined by Colorado U.S. Senator Cory Gardner.
The funding would go to 42 parks in 29 states.
The Interior Department says in a release that Congress has provided $20 million, ...
- Fort Collins Fire
Authorities have lifted evacuations prompted by a wildfire burning south of Fort Collins.
The fire burned almost half a square mile of brush-covered foothills, triggering an evacuation south of Horsetooth Reservoir that was lifted Saturday night.
Fire officials estimated that the fire was about 40 percent contained.
Helicopters have been using Horsetooth Reservoir to scoop up water to ...
- Tubing Fatality
Jefferson County authorities say a Castle Rock man has died while inner tubing in the Platte River – the state’s third fatal tubing accident in a week.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday that the 43-year-old man drowned near the Platte River campground.
Authorities say the man had been tubing Saturday afternoon with his fiance and ...
- Mark Redwine Arrested for Son’s Death
The case has haunted investigators and the public for almost half a decade, and it may now be one step closer to being solved. Police have arrested Mark Redwine for the 2012 death of his 13-year-old son Dylan – almost 5 years after the boy disappeared
Mark Redwine’s arrest Saturday in Bellingham, Washington, follows a grand ...
- Canyons of the Ancients National Monument no Longer Under Review
WASHINGTON (AP) – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he is removing Colorado’s Canyons of the Ancients from a list of national monuments being reviewed nationwide.
Zinke said Friday that when he and President Donald Trump launched the review of 27 national monuments designated by previous administrations, “we absolutely realized that not all monuments are the same ...
- Sports, August 20th
TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) – Tyler Farrar of Wenatchee, Wash., bolted to the front in the final 100 yards and pedaled to an unchallenged sprint win and the race lead Monday in the opening stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Farrar (Garmin-Sharp), who claimed his first Tour de France stage ...
- Sports, August 16th
High School Golf
Montrose–The Rifle Bears edged out Fruit Monument yesterday for the team title at the Black Canyon Golf Club in Montrose. Tristan Quigley shot a one over 71 to take second place.
Denver–The Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins last night at Coors Field for their fourth win in a row. Michael Cuddyer, ...
- Sports, August 16th
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Glenwood Springs–The Glenwood Demons first game is a “zero week” game Saturday, August 25th at Conifer High School. To help pay for their travel expenses next week and the rest of the season, players are selling Varsity Gold “Demon” cards for 20 dollars a piece. The cards provide year long discounts and bargains ...
- Sports, August 15th
High School Golf
New Castle–The Aspen Skiers took the team title at Tuesday’s Titan Invitational at Lakota Canyon. The Skiers total of 240 edged Rifle by 5 strokes. Clayton Crawford of Aspen also captured the individual crown with a final score of 75. Danny Bartels of Rifle ended tied for third with an ...
- Sports, August 14th
DENVER (AP) – DJ LeMahieu had a career-best four hits, Jeff Francis pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-6 on Monday night. Dexter Fowler, Eric Young Jr., Tyler Colvin and Chris Nelson each had two hits of Colorado’s 15 hits.
DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche have ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 13TH
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Rahim Moore spent his offseason making amends for a soured rookie year in which he lost both his starting safety job and his confidence. With fellow second-year pro Quinton Carter recovering from left knee surgery and a strained right hamstring and newly acquired Jim Leonhard still working his way ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 10TH
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF
Battlement Mesa–The fall high school sports season teed off Thursday at the Battlement Mesa Golf Course with the first tournament. Fruita Monument took the team title while Rifle captured 4th overall. The top local golfers were Triston Quigley of Rifle and Aspen’s Jesse Beetham who tied for 6th place with a ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 9TH
Chicago–The long-awaited return of all-pro quarterback Peyton Manning in a Bronco uniform will take place tonight in Chicago. The Broncos take on the Bears in the first pre-season game. Manning sat out all of his final season with the Indianapolis Colts in 2011 after neck surgery and was signed by the Broncos as ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 8TH
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Rockies rookie Jeff Rutledge drove in three runs and had three doubles among his career-high four hits, leading Colorado to a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
Josh Roenicke (4-0) pitched three innings of scoreless relief for the victory. ...
- SPORTS, AUGUST 6TH
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – The Denver Broncos have signed veteran free agent linebacker Keith Brooking.
The 15th-year pro played his last three seasons in Dallas after an outstanding 11-year run in Atlanta, where he was the Falcons’ No. 1 draft pick in 1998.