DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Education

Hundreds of protesters greet Education Secretary Betsy DeVos this week in Denver, where she addressed the American Legislative Exchange Council. In this week’s edition of our education news roundup, we take you from school vouchers to AP exams to community college. Betsy DeVos speaks to American Legislative Exchange Council Protests greeted the education secretary in Read more about DeVos Protests In Denver; House To Make Cuts To Education[…]

Denver families and friends gather to honor the fallen soldiers they loved

Family and friends filled POC Hall to honor fallen veterans as part of the 18th Annual Veterans Memorial Day Tribute on Saturday, May 27. The downtown streets were cold and dreary Saturday, the sidewalk darkening from the drizzling rain, but the POF Hall just south of the State Capitol had propped its large doors open. Read more about Denver families and friends gather to honor the fallen soldiers they loved[…]

Hailstorm that hammered western suburbs May 8 is costliest ever for Colorado

The hailstorm that pounded west metro Denver with golf ball and baseball-sized stones on May 8 will rank as the most expensive in state history, according to estimates Tuesday from the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association. The insurance industry trade group estimates that 150,000 auto insurance and 50,000 homeowners insurance claims will be filed, generating Read more about Hailstorm that hammered western suburbs May 8 is costliest ever for Colorado[…]

With Coors Field as the catalyst, beer and baseball became forever intertwined in downtown Denver

Editor’s note: One of an occasional series on the 25th year of Major League Baseball in Denver. In the 1880s, St. Louis Browns owner Chris von der Ahe became the forefather in the long link between beer and baseball when he renovated Sportsman’s Park and added a beer garden in the right-field corner. On the Read more about With Coors Field as the catalyst, beer and baseball became forever intertwined in downtown Denver[…]

Two Colorado dogs test positive for rabies, first since 2003

Two pet dogs in northeastern Colorado have tested positive for rabies, a first in more than a decade in the state and a finding that worries health officials who are also seeing a rise so far this year in the number of rabid skunks. The dogs lived in Weld and Yuma counties, and their infections Read more about Two Colorado dogs test positive for rabies, first since 2003[…]

Fatal Colorado chairlift fall was caused by modified drive control system, rapid speed changes, final report says

Quickdraw Express at Ski Granby Ranch. Changes to a drive control system and rapid speed changes made by an operator led a Texas mother and her two young girls to be thrown about 25 feet off a Ski Granby Ranch chairlift in December 2016, state investigators said in a final report on the incident. The Read more about Fatal Colorado chairlift fall was caused by modified drive control system, rapid speed changes, final report says[…]

Summer 2017 comedy preview: Steve Martin, George Lopez, Paula Poundstone and more in Colorado

Cedric the Entertainer. Denver’s reputation as a stand-up mecca took a hit when some of its biggest names — including most of the Grawlix troupe, which is currently starring on the truTV sitcom “Those Who Can’t” — relocated to places like Los Angeles, New York City and Las Vegas over the last couple years. But Read more about Summer 2017 comedy preview: Steve Martin, George Lopez, Paula Poundstone and more in Colorado[…]

Denver CO Is A Great Place To Stay To Many Different Kinds Of Geography

If you want your next vacation to take you to places that just look and feel differently than what you are used to back home, then Denver CO is possibly a great place to stay if you want to see and experience a variety of different kinds of geography. Flying into Denver might not feel Read more about Denver CO Is A Great Place To Stay To Many Different Kinds Of Geography[…]

Women in Colorado prisons will get free tampons under amendment that offers “a small piece of dignity”

CANON CITY, CO–Colorado Department of Corrections Correctional Officer, David Aldana, walks along the third level of cell house #8 at the Fremont Correctional Facility during a formal count at the prison in Canon City Friday afternoon. Andy Cross, The Denver Post Women incarcerated in Colorado prisons will get free access to tampons under an amendment Read more about Women in Colorado prisons will get free tampons under amendment that offers “a small piece of dignity”[…]

Colorado-led “American Ninja Warrior” phenomenon leaps into Magness Arena this weekend

Ninja Warrior Beth Ann Senderak, lelf, is checking the course for coming competition by volunteer staff Willie Tibbetts at Magness Arena of University of Denver. Inspired by their turns on the TV competition series ÒAmerican Ninja Warrior,Ó members of the Wolfpack Ninja Warrior team will come to DUÕs Ritchie Center April 29-30 to kick off Read more about Colorado-led “American Ninja Warrior” phenomenon leaps into Magness Arena this weekend[…]