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Biden nominates Cole Finegan to be the next top federal prosecutor in Colorado

Finegan, who is currently the managing partner of the Denver office of the sprawling Hogan Lovells law firm, is a known quantity in Colorado’s Democratic political circles

Politics and Government
3 hours ago

Should river towns be forced to build costly parks to get recreational water rights?

American Whitewater wants to adjust Recreational In-Channel Diversion water rights so communities can protect recreational flows without building whitewater parks.

Outdoors
4:15 AM MDT

Not enough kids are using Colorado’s school COVID testing program for it to work, governor says

Fewer than 5,000 kids — less than 1% of Colorado’s K-12 student population — are signed up for the state’s weekly testing program launched earlier this month

Coronavirus
4:14 AM MDT

Glenwood Springs is still dealing with the effects of a long I-70 closure this summer. Federal aid is a lifeline.

After a summer of record profits was interrupted by the disastrous shutdown of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon, locals are looking to build community resilience.

Business
4:05 AM MDT

Opinion: Widen and shorten the path to citizenship

From my view in the classroom, I can see our current policies tearing families apart

Opinion Columns
1:30 AM MDT

Lawsuit from Aurora police officer fired in Elijah McClain chokehold photo scandal is dismissed

Jason Rosenblat Rosenblatt was fired along with two other officers last year over two photos taken in front of a memorial to McClain two months after his death.

Crime and Courts

Denver man paid to house, care for people with developmental disabilities is accused of killing one of his residents

Ben Garbooshian, 39, was arrested Saturday after police say he knocked a man who was under his care backwards, causing him to fall and hit his head.

Crime and Courts

Sophie Goldschmidt taking over as U.S. Ski & Snowboard CEO

She replaces Tiger Shaw, who is stepping down after eight years in the job

Outdoors

Denver charter school, innovation zone employees are barred from serving on the school board

The seven-member Denver Public Schools board passed the policy change unanimously and without public discussion

News

Remapping 2021 | A final Colorado congressional map must be approved this week

The Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission must agree on a map by the end of Tuesday, or a staff-drawn map will get sent to the Supreme Court

Politics and Government

A federal deadline for Colorado to redesign its child welfare system has arrived

Under the Family First law, states are rewarded for keeping children in family settings instead of institutions

Politics and Government

Michael Bennet, Mitt Romney see the effects of climate change during bipartisan float down Colorado River

With a crew that included a tribal leader, Utah state politicians, scientists, water-guardians, ranchers and environmentalists, the two senators donned river sandals and PFDs and joined their wives for a float on the Colorado River

Environment

Future funding uncertain for Littleton Immigrant Resources Center that has aided hundreds

On Sept. 11, the city council came to a 5-2 decision to move ahead with cutting the Littleton Immigrant Resources Center's roughly $150,000 in annual funding

Coloradans

Colorado farmworkers pick food they can’t afford to buy themselves

Many studies show how often farm workers struggle to feed their own families

Coloradans

Zornio: Gabby Petito’s tragic death should inspire changes to domestic violence policy

One in four women are victims of domestic violence in America, but change is possible

Opinion Columns

Silverman: Bob Enyart was a man with convictions. They cost him his life.

The pastor and conservative talk radio host who spurned vaccines died recently of COVID-19

Opinion

Opinion: Access to water is a human right, unless you’re unhoused in Denver

Only a portion of public restrooms and water fountains in parks are in working order

Opinion Columns

Deaf man files lawsuit against Idaho Springs police, county jail for 2019 arrest

Brady Mistic and his legal team filed the lawsuit in federal court

Crime and Courts

New fence at the edge of Cielo Vista Ranch interrupts 150-year-old religious pilgrimage

10-foot-tall wildlife fence interrupting historic stations of the cross is latest strike in the decades-long squabble between wealthy landowners and Sangre de Cristo Land Grant descendants in the San Luis Valley.

Equity

Steve Knopper: Jim Sheeler was a fierce friend, who helped his besties turn down the volume on “You Suck FM”

Everybody who knew Jim Sheeler tells a similar story of validation, empathy, even soothing. Sometimes he could make your problems go away.

Opinion Columns
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