"In politics I am growing indifferent -- I would like it, if I could now return to my planting and books at home."
- Colorado officials, pot businesses clash over inventory tracking Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:15:15 MST
- On the cusp of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, business owners and state regulators are at odds over a high-tech system that is supposed to track the substance from seed to sale.
- More than $20 million raised on Colorado Gives Day Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:29:14 MST
- The fourth Colorado Gives Day saw nearly 88,000 donations to 1,442 nonprofit organizations totaling a record-setting amount of more than $20 million, surpassing the $15.
- Aurora may allow smoking pot anywhere on private property Wed, 11 Dec 2013 06:34:06 MST
- Front porch, side yard, driveway, balcony? Pot smokers may be able to light up a joint in any of those places on private property in Aurora.
- Coalition recommends making it harder to opt out of child vaccination Wed, 11 Dec 2013 06:28:43 MST
- Colorado's lenient method of allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their kids for nonmedical reasons means 4.3 percent of kindergartners arrive at school without inoculations required by law.
- Flood threat in Golden as temperatures rise Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:21:25 MST
- Warmer weather along the Front Range brought relief to cold-weary residents but prompted fears of flooding in Golden late Tuesday when melting ice dams unleashed a surge of water.
- Audit slams spending in Colorado program to help disabled get jobs Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:20:35 MST
- A scathing audit of the state program intended to train disabled people for jobs found that millions of dollars have been misspent with little or no oversight, while people who need the program languished on waiting lists.
- CU-Boulder police arrest student in connection with sex offense at Smith Hall Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:17:33 MST
- University of Colorado police have arrested a CU student accused of touching himself after breaking into a female student's room and also stealing underwear from other women in Smith Hall.
- Commissioners cover Boulder sheriff's bills for unbudgeted flood costs Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:16:00 MST
- Boulder County commissioners on Tuesday appropriated more than $1 million to cover at least part of the unbudgeted flood-related expenses the sheriff's office incurred in September and October.
- Rachel Zenzinger picked to fill Evie Hudak's Colorado Senate seat Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:49 MST
- A Democratic vacancy committee on Tuesday night appointed Arvada City Councilwoman Rachel Zenzinger to fill a state Senate seat vacated by former Sen. Evie Hudak.
- Judge hears case against Douglas County schools over campaign laws Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:59:28 MST
- The Douglas County school board election may be over, but a legal dispute questioning the district's neutrality in the race played out at a court hearing Tuesday.
- Black Forest fire department launches probe of wildfire response Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:59:03 MST
- A public feud between the Black Forest Fire/Rescue District and El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa heated up again Tuesday, after the fire department said it had hired investigators to probe its response to the deadly Black Forest fire.
- Prosecutors want hearings on James Holmes' mental health kept open Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:57:59 MST
- Prosecutors in the Aurora movie theater shooting case are fighting a motion by defense attorneys to close upcoming hearings concerning the gunman's psychiatric evaluation.
- Man who built torture chamber in home gets prison in child porn case Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:57:16 MST
- A 53-year-old Denver man who sought fathers willing to strap their sons onto his homemade torture table was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison on federal child pornography charges.
- Accused Denver International Airport luggage thief appears in court Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:55:59 MST
- A Denver judge on Tuesday dismissed two felony burglary counts against a man accused last month of stealing high-end luggage from the carousels of Denver International Airport.
- Relief in Golden as floodwaters on Clear Creek appear to subside Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:25:51 MST
- Authorities ordered a number of residents along Clear Creek to evacuate late Tuesday amid fears of flooding, but they later expressed relief when a surge of water bypassed the city.