State Begins Relaxing Restrictions

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s health department is moving to relax its statewide mask mandate and limits on gathering capacity, saying the state’s role in determining COVID-19 restrictions will lessen in favor of more local control as vaccination eligibility opens more widely. The proposal announced Friday would allow local authorities and “private entities” in the counties … Read more

Minor League Ball Player Facing Major League Charges

VAIL, Colo. (AP) – A minor league baseball player is facing drug charges after police in Colorado found 21 pounds of methamphetamine and 1.2 pounds of oxycodone pills in his Chicago Cubs duffel bag. Twenty-five-year-old Jesus Camargo-Corrales, of Tempe, Arizona, appeared in Eagle County Court on Thursday on drug charges and ordered held on $75,000 … Read more

Colorado Supreme Court Rules in Constitution Violation Case

(AP) – The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that state Senate Democrats violated the constitution in 2019 when they responded to Republicans’ request that bills be read at length by having computers speed-read the bills in an intelligible garble.  In Monday’s 4 to 3 ruling the court said the speed-reading tactic violated the constitution’s mandate … Read more

Von Miller Remains with Broncos

ENGLEWOOD (AP) – The Denver Broncos have exercised star linebacker Von Miller’s 2021 option. The move engages the final season of the six-year, $114.5 million contract Miller signed in 2016 in the aftermath of his Super Bowl 50 MVP performance. It also guarantees him $7 million of his $17.5 million base salary. Tuesday was the deadline … Read more

Gregg Smith Ends Congressional Campaign

DENVER (AP) – Gregg Smith, a rancher, former U.S. Marine and former business executive, has announced he is abandoning his bid for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District in 2022. In a tweet on Monday, Smith said that he has concluded that his chances of wining … Read more

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Schools Remain Closed Two Days After Historic Blizzard

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Schools are still closed and roads are impassable in eastern Wyoming and northern Colorado, two days after a record blizzard. Crews started reopening Interstate 25 south of Cheyenne on Tuesday for the first time since Saturday. Some other major routes in the region aren’t expected to be cleared for another day. … Read more

DIA Runways Closed for More Than 24 Hours Due to Weather

UNDATED (AP) – People in Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska are digging out from a powerful late winter snowstorm that led to airport and road closures, power outages, and avalanche warnings. The National Weather Service says the storm dropped 27.1 inches of snow at Denver International Airport, making it the fourth biggest in the city’s history. … Read more