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Women’s tackle football involves more guts than glory, and the championships are headed to Colorado

At dusk on a Wednesday night, two columns of football players are tearing up the grass doing practice drills, hitting, spitting, cussing and getting reamed by the offensive line coach.  “Give me some F— energy or get off of the field!”  If they don’t win in the playoffs, their season is over.  Dressed out in […]

Posted inBusiness, Health, Politics and Government

Why Jared Polis vetoed 5 bills, and what it could mean for thousands of licensed professionals in Colorado

Gov. Jared Polis is advocating for the repeal of state licensing requirements for some professions, a move he said “will allow more people to work,” but one that critics from his own party argue would erode consumer protections. The Democratic governor made his argument in three vetoes issued late Friday that rejected new legislation to […]

Posted in2018 Voter Guide, Business, Crime and Courts, Environment, News, Politics and Government

Personal injury attorney Franklin Azar donates $224,000 to PAC that has district court judge Edward Moss’ retention in its sights

Personal injury attorney Franklin Azar is spending more than $224,000 to try to get 17th Judicial District Court Judge Edward Moss out of office. Azar is the sole donor to Great Judges for a Great Colorado, an independent spending committee that has thus far reported spending nearly $198,000 on television, online and radio ads opposing […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Nicolais: Former Broncos QB Chad Kelly isn’t an idiot, but he might be an addict

Caught in the world that turns a blind-eye to addiction in favor of passing yards and touchdowns, Kelly faces danger much greater than an NFL pass rush On Wednesday, the Broncos released backup quarterback Chad Kelly. The circumstances surrounding Kelly’s arrest and subsequent release from the team fed talk show fodder and watercooler talk across […]

Posted inBusiness, Environment, News, Politics and Government

The final governor’s race debate set the stakes for the election. Here’s three things we learned.

If elected, Democrat candidate for governor Jared Polis promised to address climate change in his first year — but he made clear his agenda is contingent on one factor. “If we Democrats win the legislature, I think we have a good chance of getting our agenda … done,” the five-term Boulder congressman declared in the […]