OSHA cited the warehouse after finding that the company put its workers at risk of musculoskeletal disorders. Amazon said an improved safety protocol has reduced injuries.
Feds deliver $5 million expansion money to Aurora’s Prairie Waters project, which they call key to the future of an increasingly dry West
State regulators confirmed Crestone Peak’s Box Elder drilling plan for 55 square miles of land the energy company has been working on since 2020, saying Colorado’s new permitting process is “workable, protective”
The Oil and Gas Conservation Commission should reject Crestone’s permit application.
One by one, the big yellow diesel-powered school buses shuttling kids back and forth in Colorado districts are rumbling along on their final routes and, after many thousands of miles, belching their last plumes of exhaust. With increasing concerns about the harmful effects of school bus tailpipe emissions on both children’s health and the environment, […]
Rose Paz was dishing out money every month on car repairs. Once she needed new tires, another time she spent close to $2,000 for a new transmission. She uses her car to travel from her home in Arvada to her job in Aurora, plus take her kids to school and their other parent’s house. “When […]
By Thomas Peipert, The Associated Press The online marketplace Letgo is facing a wrongful death lawsuit after the parents of five children were fatally shot and robbed while using the app to try to buy a used SUV in suburban Denver in 2020. The lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday on behalf of the victims’ […]
Three immigrant rights organizations have filed a complaint with the Department of Homeland Security alleging racial discrimination, retaliation and excessive use of force against two Black immigrants housed at the Denver Contract Detention Facility in Aurora. The complaint, filed by the American Immigration Council, Immigrant Justice Idaho and Immigration Equality, alleges that two detention center […]
The crime wave crashing across Colorado is a serious challenge facing communities in nearly every corner of our state. In Aurora, we put forward the Aurora Action Plan, a comprehensive set of strategies aimed at addressing the rise in crime. Our plan calls for fully staffing and fully funding our police department, a homeless camping […]
The Aurora City Council passed Mayor Mike Coffman’s urban camping ban, which could take effect as soon as April 28. The unauthorized-camping ordinance passed in a 6-5 vote. The ban will prohibit camping on public property in Aurora. Supporters of the measure have said it is inhumane to allow people who are homeless to live […]