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Evraz is selling its Pueblo and North American operations as it faces sanctions for ties with Russia

As one of Pueblo’s largest employers, Evraz North America is currently constructing a rail mill but has decided to get out of the country

Business
5:04 PM MDT

Report: DougCo commissioner shared anonymous letter but didn’t create hostile environment

Lora Thomas says findings exonerate her, but her fellow board members say results confirm their belief she should not serve as the board’s chair

Politics and Government
2:46 PM MDT

U.S. sued in bid to force decision on protections for gray wolves in the Rockies

The Humane Society of the United States and Center for Biological Diversity asked U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy in Montana to order federal officials to make a final decision

Environment
7:41 AM MDT

Coloradans are contributing lots of money to Liz Cheney in the Republican U.S. House primary in Wyoming

A few prominent donors are also backing Cheney’s challenger, Harriet Hageman, who holds healthy lead in the polls

Election 2022
4:20 AM MDT

Nonprofit offers $750,000 in grants to support nontraditional schools in 4 states including Colorado

Past recipients include La Luz, a Denver "micro-school" where students learn outdoors, at the Denver Zoo and elsewhere

Education
4:01 AM MDT

Colorado’s cannabis industry is enduring its first sustained downturn since recreational weed sales began

Colorado’s marijuana businesses adjust to inflation, market saturation and competition from other states. Municipalities face declining revenues as shine fades from legal weed.

Business
3:50 AM MDT

Researchers in Colorado have figured out what makes air conditioners consume so much energy. It’s not the heat.

A massive amount of energy is devoted to cooling and it’s a dirty business when it’s humid. About 52% of greenhouse gases emitted by air conditioning are attributed to dehumidifying.

Energy
3:49 AM MDT

Littwin: We don’t know what the FBI was looking for at Mar-a-Lago or whether it could be related to Jan. 6

Meanwhile, Donald Trump’s base rallies around him and hammers Merrick Garland. Lauren Boebert slams the DOJ for “Gestapo crap.”

Opinion Columns
3:03 AM MDT

Democratic state senator from Colorado Springs indicted on felony charge

Prosecutors in El Paso County say Sen. Pete Lee is accused of providing false information as to his residence

Politics and Government

One person killed in crash of small plane near Centennial Airport

The deadly plane crash is one of several in recent months near airports in the Denver metro area.

News

Broncos sale to Walton group unanimously OK’d by NFL owners

The vote was taken at a league meeting at a hotel in Minnesota, where Rob Walton, his daughter, Carrie Walton Penner, and her husband, Greg Penner, were introduced to the media by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Sports

Poll indicates it’s very tight race between Barbara Kirkmeyer, Yadira Caraveo in Colorado’s 8th Congressional District

The poll, conducted on behalf of Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo’s campaign, shows Caraveo down 2 percentage points to Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer

Election 2022

Denver will pay $48,000 to settle claim that people with disabilities were overcharged to see Red Rocks shows

Justice Department deal places about 1,800 people who bought tickets for wheelchair-accessible seats at 178 shows at Red Rocks in line for a refund

Equity

Inflation/climate bill includes $4 billion for buying water to save the Colorado River Basin

Bennet, other Western senators applaud funds meant to rent, buy or save water to fill the 2 million to 4 million acre-foot gap amid historic drought.

Environment

When Smartwool left Steamboat Springs, workers who stayed behind got a “kick in the shorts to recalibrate”

The power of place plays out in Steamboat Springs as locals, economic development champions forge paths to keep workers in town after departure of Smartwool

Outdoors

Opinion: It’s sensible in a democracy for each state to determine its own abortion rules

Pro-life voters may be likely to grant exceptions for rape, incest and the mother’s health, in return for restrictions on the rest

Opinion Columns

Colorado school funding measure won’t be on November ballot after supporters fail to gather enough signatures

Tracie Rainey of the Colorado School Finance Project said the failure was particularly frustrating because the measure had polled well

Education

Colorado-based USA Swimming cuts deal to simplify anonymous abuse reporting

The organization announced a deal with RealResponse on Monday, which is international Safe Sport Day

Sports

El Paso County sheriff’s deputy and woman both killed Sunday, suspect found dead

Deputy Andrew Peery was killed while responding to a shooting in Security-Widefield. Also found dead were a woman and the suspected shooter, John Paz, 33.

Crime and Courts

CSU professor Jared Orsi aims to amplify undertold stories as Colorado’s new state historian

His wide-ranging expertise has long focused on public lands and how Coloradans have shaped them — and been shaped by them

Coloradans
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