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Flight attendants settle discrimination lawsuit against Denver-based Frontier Airlines

Frontier agreed to keep or change several policies to address the needs of pregnant and lactating personnel

Business

Minturn sues developer who was given land in exchange for water treatment plant, community center that were never built

Developers have promised Minturn millions of dollars in benefits -- like a new community center, a water treatment plant and cash -- in exchange for annexing thousands of acres into the town. The voters approved the annexation but developers have not delivered any benefits.

Outdoors

Colorado appeals court revives river access, right-to-wade debate

Angler Roger Hill is suing a landowner over a right to wade in the Arkansas River, arguing that historic commerce on the river proves navigability, which requires public access.

Outdoors

Zornio: Mine operators offer no proof in lawsuit threat against Nederland officials, but plenty of intimidation

Some residents are reluctant to speak out amid conflict with owners of the Cross and Caribou mines over heavy metal water pollution

Opinion

Colorado rafting company sues federal government over minimum-pay rule for guides

Arkansas Valley Adventure and Colorado River Outfitters Association argue Biden, Department of Labor, cannot force minimum pay for permitted operations. They say the new rule could end overnight trips.

Outdoors

Thornton Mayor Jan Kulmann, a Republican, jumps into crowded 8th Congressional District primary

Before being elected mayor in 2019, Kulmann served on the Thornton city council. She is professional oil and gas engineer.

Politics and Government

Dominion Voting’s Eric Coomer files defamation lawsuit against Randy Corporon, Salem Media

The former Dominion Voting Systems executive accuses Corporon and radio station 710 KNUS of defamation related to false claims of fraud in the 2020 election

Politics and Government

Cockroaches and sewage backups move low-income residents to sue one of Denver’s largest landlords

Mint Urban Infinity Apartments received $3,987 from the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program which provides up to 15 months of rent to struggling tenants and landlords.

Housing

Denver judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to invalidate votes cast for Amendment 78

Judge J. Eric Elliff found that the legal action filed by Bell Policy Center Executive Director Scott Wasserman and Summit County Commissioner Tamara Pogue was filed too late

Politics and Government

Special ed questions on Colorado charter school applications violate federal law, complaints allege

Education

Alterra Mountain Co. sues insurance company over $200 million in denied coronavirus losses claims

Ski resort operator says Lexington Insurance paid virus claims in 2015 and 2018 but denied $200 million in 2020 COVID damage "simply because the claim is large."

Business

How one El Paso County bike crash is changing access to 14ers in rural Colorado

Mount Lindsey in the San Luis Valley is the latest fourteener to shut down in the wake of a court decision that made the Air Force liable for injuries to a cyclist

Outdoors

Class-action lawsuit alleges Colorado is failing at children’s mental health care

A similar lawsuit in Illinois forced that state to improve its mental health system for kids who qualify for Medicaid.

Health

Colorado Supreme Court declines to hear case challenging ski areas’ use of waivers to avoid lawsuits

Charlotte Redden appealed her argument against the blanket immunity provided to resorts in ubiquitous liability waivers to Colorado’s highest court, which declined to hear her case. “This is a tragedy for ski safety in Colorado,” said one lawyer.

Outdoors

Judge rejects billionaire Phil Anschutz’s tax lawsuit, reveals how much money he wanted

The court rejected the argument that changes in tax law from the pandemic response entitled Anschutz and his wife to a refund

Politics and Government

Colorado’s health department argues it can’t be sued in whistleblower lawsuit tied to botched HIV program

Colorado’s former head of disease control, fired last summer amid the pandemic, alleges state health officials retaliated against him after he blew the whistle on financial mismanagement

Politics and Government

Billionaire Phil Anschutz and his wife are suing Colorado for a tax refund. How much they want is a secret.

Anschutz and his wife, Nancy, claim that changes in the federal tax code made through the CARES Act entitle them to lower taxes in previous years

Politics and Government

Appeals court revives prisoner-release lawsuit against Colorado governor

The lawsuit was brought by lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of a group of inmates whose medical conditions made them more vulnerable to COVID-19 in May 2020

Politics and Government

Investors behind Idaho Springs gondola say they’re victims of fraud, sue loan broker and escrow agent

The Mighty Argo Cable Car group argues “fraud has been committed,” but promises the $32 million project to build a gondola resort complex will be completed

Business

Woman with dementia arrested over $14 theft sues Loveland Police Department

Karen Garner's lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages, claims that no one sought medical help for her until about six hours after she was arrested

Crime and Courts
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