Colorado man who ran child prostitution ring gets 472 years behind bars

Brock Franklin, 31, was found guilty of 30 counts, including soliciting for child prostitution, sexual assault and kidnapping in Colorado and sentenced to 472 years in prison. A Colorado man convicted of operating a child prostitution ring was handed the longest prison sentence in United States history in a human trafficking case. Arapahoe County Judge Read more about Colorado man who ran child prostitution ring gets 472 years behind bars[…]

Woman catches record-breaking fish in Colorado on her vacation

A Virginia woman enjoying a chilly day out fishing on her vacation in Colorado unexpectedly reeled in a record-breaking arctic char, officials said on Friday. Dr. Lindsay Regali, of Charlottesvile, was fishing at Dillon Reservoir with her husband, Luke, on Nov. 6, when she reeled in a 23.5-inch arctic char, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Read more about Woman catches record-breaking fish in Colorado on her vacation[…]

These Colorado preschoolers learn hands-on farming to prevent childhood obesity

As childhood obesity soars among low-income communities with limited access to fresh produce, some educators in Colorado are combating the problem by joining the farm-to-preschool movement. Now these preschoolers are learning their ABCs while picking veggies from the school garden and preparing healthy meals. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports. Read the Full Transcript Judy Woodruff: Read more about These Colorado preschoolers learn hands-on farming to prevent childhood obesity[…]

Colorado Governor Used Taxpayer Dollars To Hire Amazon’s Lobbyist

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is preparing potentially lucrative tax and subsidy incentives for retail giant Amazon.com, at the same time his office is employing — and being advised by — Amazon’s lobbying firm. Federal records reviewed by International Business Times show that at the beginning of 2017, Amazon hired Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck to lobby Read more about Colorado Governor Used Taxpayer Dollars To Hire Amazon’s Lobbyist[…]

Dogs banned from trails in Colorado park

Stephen Hillen and Kath Allen, co-founders of Hike Doggie, walk with Henry and LuLu along the trail at Chautauqua Park on Friday, June 17, 2016. Hike Doggie, the Golden-based dog hiking service, has expanded to Boulder. Dogs are barred from trails at Mueller State Park in Teller County once again following a summer experiment to Read more about Dogs banned from trails in Colorado park[…]

Eclipse traffic is slamming gas stations – and delis – as Colorado migration begins

A man uses protective glasses the moon pass in front of the Earth’s star marking a total eclipse in Vigo, northwestern Spain on March 20, 2015. The great eclipse migration has begun. And for those hitting the road late, maybe pack a lunch. Oh, and don’t forget some extra gas. You’re probably already too late Read more about Eclipse traffic is slamming gas stations – and delis – as Colorado migration begins[…]

Fun Facts About the State of Colorado

In this article, we will discuss fun facts about the 38th state of the United States of America – Colorado! Colorado became a state in the year of 1876. It was named for the Colorado River, given a Spanish name meaning “colored red.” The state nickname of Colorado is The Centennial State. The reason for Read more about Fun Facts About the State of Colorado[…]

2016 Chevrolet Colorado z71 Diesel Update 7: Wonky Switches and Tiny Issues

Share this article Our 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Z/71 Duramax had a bit of a personality crisis when it first joined our fleet. As some of you may remember, our Colorado had two small issues when it was first delivered: the switch bank on the center console didn’t reliably work, and the driver information center screen Read more about 2016 Chevrolet Colorado z71 Diesel Update 7: Wonky Switches and Tiny Issues[…]

Editorial: Colorado Springs Succeeds by Running like a Business

In nearly 4,000 words, left-leaning Politico tried to reignite the tired old media mantra that Colorado Springs represents failures of “right-wing” politics and running government like a business. It even dredged up the “Evangelical Vatican” label, which went out with the passé “People’s Republic of Boulder” slight. Politico’s “The Short, Unhappy Life of a Libertarian Read more about Editorial: Colorado Springs Succeeds by Running like a Business[…]