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Wolves may need protections after states expand hunting, Biden administration says

The position is an abrupt turnaround for agency officials who spent years in court defending their decision under the Obama administration to allow wolves to be hunted and trapped


Biden, speaking in Colorado, pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

Biden spoke about “more jobs for the economy” as he checked out a giant windmill blade laying on the ground outside the lab and got a demonstration of wind turbine technology

Politics and Government

Biden turns to Colorado to pitch investments in clean energy to combat climate change

The trip to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden will cap off the president’s two-day swing to the West


Your concert ticket is now your palm as Amazon brings new technology to Red Rocks

Starting Tuesday, concertgoers at the venue can connect their palm to a ticketing account


Climber dies in Colorado’s Sangre de Cristo Mountains

The 44-year-old climber was attempting to ascend Crestone Peak and the Crestone Needle


Man who livestreamed deadly Colorado car crash is sentenced to 15 years for vehicular homicide

Bryan Kirby was sentenced on Friday

Crime and Courts

Former Denver Bronco found guilty of attempted murder in 2019 Boulder shooting

The trial of Justin Bannan got underway Aug. 30 and ended Friday


Security workers called in to protect Jefferson County mobile coronavirus vaccine clinics

Attackers used a car to knock down signs advertising free shots. Another time someone threw live fireworks into a tent.


Security workers called in to protect Jefferson County’s mobile vaccine units

Last weekend, the agency was forced to pull vans off the street after a driver in Gilpin County, which contracts Jefferson County’s health agency, drove towards and destroyed signage around the van


Man pleads guilty after remains found in suitcases in Denver

Benjamin Satterthwaite struck a deal with prosecutors and acknowledged killing 33-year-old Joshua Lockard

Crime and Courts

Colorado man sentenced to 16 years in federal prison for hate crime attack on Black man

Nolan Levi Strauss, 27, pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime involving an attempt to kill

Crime and Courts

Biden announces sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans, 800,000 Coloradans

The expansive rules mandate that all employers with more than 100 workers require them to be vaccinated or test for the virus weekly


Colorado attorney general and 19 others back South Carolina abortion law challenge

Brief filed Wednesday in federal appeals court claims law banning abortion when fetal activity is detected would tax health care systems in other states as women seek care elsewhere

Politics and Government

“The epitome of selfishness”: Jefferson County COVID vaccine workers harassed over Labor Day weekend

Jefferson County Public Health executive director Dawn Comstock said medical staff working at a mobile vaccine clinic in neighboring Gilpin County were yelled at and threatened


Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear newspaper’s open records lawsuit challenging CU

The Daily Camera sued in 2019, seeking the names of six finalists interviewed by the Board of Regents to replace then-university President Bruce Benson

Crime and Courts

$3 million settlement reached in rough arrest of woman with dementia in Loveland

"The settlement with Karen Garner will help bring some closure to an unfortunate event in our community but does not upend the work we have left to do," Loveland City Manager Steve Adams said.

Crime and Courts

Denver will close Civic Center park near Colorado Capitol for safety, health concerns

City officials said the park and surrounding areas have become a “hotspot for violence, crime, drug sales and substance misuse"


Judge orders mental health evaluation of suspected Boulder King Soopers gunman

If defendants are unable to understand the proceedings and assist their lawyers, proceedings can be delayed to see if treatment, such as medication, can make them ready for trial

Crime and Courts

JBS fined $175K after Colorado worker loses arm in machinery

OSHA determined that JBS hadn't properly guarded the conveyor belt, and employees didn't know to wear a plastic device that ensures smock sleeves don’t dangle


Body of 24-year-old climber from Colorado recovered from Bolivian peak

Rescue workers said Daniel Granberg died atop the Illimani mountain

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