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Bill requiring Coloradans to report lost guns appears headed for passage

A bill that would require Coloradans to report a lost or stolen firearm within five days of realizing that it’s missing passed the state Senate on Wednesday along party lines, putting it on a...

DATE: March 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Climate change complicates Colorado’s need for wildfire aircraft

When wildfires swept across Colorado and the western U.S. last summer and fall, water- and retardant-dropping airplanes and helicopters that can make the difference between a small blaze and a...

DATE: March 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shooting at Denver’s Civic Center park prompts brief lockdown of Colorado Capitol

The Colorado Capitol was briefly locked down Monday afternoon because of a shooting in Denver’s nearby Civic Center park. The shooting happened about 12:30 p.m. A man was wounded and taken to a...

DATE: March 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and longtime partner, Marlon Reis, are engaged

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is engaged. And he picked an interesting moment to pop the question. First gentleman Marlon Reis was feeling crummy the day it happened. His condition was deteriorating...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nonprofit launches $1M ad buy against Dems’ insurance proposal

A deep-pocketed nonprofit backed by private insurance companies has launched a barrage of advertising aimed at building public opposition to Colorado Democrats’ attempt to create a public health...

DATE: March 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Poll: Colorado Republicans show less interest in COVID vaccination

Getting the coronavirus vaccine in Colorado may depend on a person’s political party affiliation, with a new poll showing Republican voters are far less likely to get inoculated than their...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado changes vaccine plan again, moving down most essential workers

Colorado is once again reshuffling its coronavirus vaccine distribution plan, this time bumping older and sicker people up in line and moving down most essential workers who were slated to start...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado capitol hallways have emptied, putting ice on some dealmaking

The normally bustling-with-activity basement cafeteria is draped in caution tape. The lobbies outside the House and Senate chambers, where spittle flies and influence peddlers jostle for a view of...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Department of Defense to investigate Space Command headquarters relocation

The Inspector General’s Office of the U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday it will investigate the Trump administration’s decision to relocate the U.S. Space Command headquarters from...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seventh Democrat announces bid to unseat Lauren Boebert

State Rep. Donald Valdez is running to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year, becoming the seventh Democrat and the second state lawmaker to jump into the 3rd Congressional District...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers may change when police can intervene in a protest

Colorado law enforcement would be barred from breaking up a protest unless there is an imminent threat of violence or major property damage from a “significant” number of people acting in unison,...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Jared Polis seeks a big, fast coronavirus stimulus package

As the Colorado General Assembly returns to work on Tuesday, the No. 1 priority for Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers will be passing an economic stimulus package to help lift the state out...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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