Emails show negotiations involving Colorado governor, cigarette giant that led to tobacco tax hike
The emails obtained by The Sun were included in lawsuits filed in Denver District Court and federal court against Gov. Jared Polis and backed by the discount cigarette company Liggett Vector Brands Inc. seeking to invalidate a minimum-price clause in Proposition EE
Peace in powder as snowcat operator drops lawsuit targeting former guide’s book about Buffalo Pass
Beacon Guidebooks’ upcoming guide to Buffalo Pass will not include names of runs and locations created by Steamboat Powdercats, which argued the titles were “trade secrets.”
Backcountry.com mostly delivering on reparations one year after trademark bullying
The e-commerce giant is still working with brands and businesses targeted in lawsuits for using the word “backcountry,” including by supporting scholarships for avalanche education and guide training
National Park Service faces $270M wrongful death claim after gate decapitates Colorado woman
Claim says gate penetrated car of a Denver man and his new wife during a strong windstorm at Utah's Arches National Park.
Homeless challenge Denver encampment sweeps in federal court
The lawsuit names Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and other city officials and police officers as defendants but also Gov. Jared Polis for allegedly encouraging the sweep of an encampment of a park near the state Capitol this summer
Postal Service says it has already delivered to Coloradans 75% of its flyers containing incorrect mail-in voting information
The USPS says, additionally, more than 200,000 postcards -- or about 10% of the total printed -- are in the process of being delivered and are already commingled with other mail
Marlboro’s owners negotiated Colorado’s proposed tobacco tax hike — and it could help them dominate the cigarette market
The ballot question, if approved by voters in November, would require a pack of cigarettes to be sold for no less than $7 starting in January. That could effectively hand more market share to Altria.
EPA settles lawsuit with Utah over Gold King Mine spill
Utah’s lawsuit was one of several legal claims filed over the incident, but no other settlements have been reached, the EPA said Wednesday
Colorado attorney general sues Juul, claims vape company marketed to kids and downplayed health risks
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has been investigating Juul for about a year. His office worked with state health officials and a Denver-area school district on the probe.
Opinion: Forced arbitration helps big companies but hurts Coloradans. Let’s even the playing field.
Silverman: Under Colorado law, it matters a lot where you fall on an icy sidewalk
You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away -- Paul Simon, Slip Slidin’ Away
Taxpayers are only covering Democrats’ legal fees in a partisan Colorado legislature lawsuit. Republicans say that’s unfair.
The case has cost taxpayers $40,000 and counting, more than half of which was appropriated without necessary lawmaker approval
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Colorado appeal in excessive business fines case that AG says creates “huge loophole”
The case stems from the Colorado Department of Labor’s dispute with Dami Hospitality, which owns a hotel in northeast Denver and was fined $425,000 for letting its workers’ compensation insurance coverage lapse
Judge rejects challenge to Colorado wildlife officials’ plan to kill black bears and mountain lions
Judge Robert McGahey, Jr., ruled that Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists can continue with plans to cull mountain lions and black bears from the Piceance and Upper Arkansas River basins
Bankruptcy judge considers $1.3 million bonus for Purdue Pharma CEO being sued by Colorado
Craig Landau, a Purdue employee since 1999 who rose to the top job in 2017, is named as a defendant in lawsuits filed by Colorado, Massachusetts, five local governments and more than 100 hospitals
Opinion: Justice comes in many forms. Here’s how wrongs can be turned into good policy and laws.
Backcountry.com faces boycotts, social media backlash over trademark lawsuits. But the company remains mum.
Backcountry.com’s legal disputes are even broader than originally thought. One Colorado gearmaker is trying to take cover by buying wildsnow.com, the snowsports blog founded by the guy who coined the term “backcountry” back in the 80s
For months Colorado has quietly been in talks for another multibillion-dollar opioid settlement
Colorado is part of a $48 billion national opioid settlement framework between state and local governments and pharmaceutical companies Cardinal Health, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, Johnson & Johnson and Teva
Colorado doctor challenges her firing from Centura Health over assisted suicide
Barbara Morris alleges Centura Health retaliated against her in violation of Colorado's assisted suicide law