Built during the Cold War, the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System was charged with the mission of detecting potential missile launches from the Soviet Union. Today, the BMEWS site on Clear Air Force Station, Alaska is deactivated, yielding to the newer Solid State Phased Array Radar System. Photo captured June 29, 2016. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech. Sgt. David Salanitri)

General: U.S. faces “Sputnik moment” in space race as Space Command is re-launched in Colorado Springs

The initial Space Command headquarters is Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, which is also home to other units with space operations, including missile defense warning systems

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John Hickenlooper violated Colorado’s gift ban, independent ethics commission rules

The commission is still deliberating five other complaints about flights on private planes and his attendance at an exclusive conference in Italy

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CEO of Colorado-based Pilgrim’s Pride among those indicted for chicken price fixing

The U.S. Department of Justice said a federal grand jury in Colorado found that executives conspired to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chickens from at least 2012 to 2017

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After 12-day reopening, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area to close on Sunday due to lack of snow

A-Basin Chief Operating Officer Alan Henceroth said the mountain will close Sunday less than two weeks after reopening May 27