Posted inCrime and Courts

Federal judge issues temporary restraining order, blocking Boulder County’s ban of some semi-automatic weapons

A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday, blocking Boulder County from enforcing its large-capacity magazine and semi-automatic weapon bans, the latest victory for Rocky Mountain Gun Owners in its fight against gun restrictions in Colorado.  The ruling follows a nearly identical decision by a different judge last month, prohibiting the town of Superior […]

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Judge temporarily blocks Colorado town’s new gun control rules, including ban on assault-style rifles

By Jesse Bedayn and Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A federal judge has temporarily blocked the town of Superior from enforcing parts of a new gun control ordinance, including a ban on the sale and possession of assault weapons, after it was challenged by gun rights groups. U.S. District Court Judge Raymond Moore issued a […]

Posted inGrowth, Health, News, Politics and Government, Wildfire

Colorado passed new laws intended to help tenants. But those affected by the Marshall fire say they’re not working. 

Before the Marshall fire burned about 1,000 homes in Louisville and Superior and rained potentially toxic ash on hundreds of others, Colorado strengthened laws for tenants doing battle with landlords.  One law change in 2020 prohibited price gouging, including for rent, after a disaster. Another recent legislative update said landlords have 24 hours to address […]

Posted inEnvironment, News, Politics and Government, Wildfire

Majority of homeowners trying to rebuild after the Marshall fire may be massively underinsured, analysis finds

As many as two-thirds of those who lost homes in the Marshall fire lack enough insurance to fully cover their rebuilding costs, according to a new analysis by the Colorado Division of Insurance. The division has been looking at claims from 61 different insurance companies related to the Marshall fire, which destroyed more than 1,000 […]