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Colorado Schools Pay Students to Work With Local Tech Firms

A robot built by students to research endangered frogs in Peru being tested in June 2016, by Lindsey Hamblin and Callie Meyers, then a senior and junior, respectively, at Skyline High School in Longmont, Colorado. LONGMONT, Colo. — In one back room at Skyline High School, you can learn all you need to know about Read more about Colorado Schools Pay Students to Work With Local Tech Firms[…]

Storm to cause travel disruptions in western US, bring first snow of season to Denver

As cold air returns to the interior western United States, heavy snow will fall across the northern and central Rockies and lead to slippery travel into Monday. The first snow of the season is in store for a large part of the Interstate-25 corridor along the Colorado Front Range. Those with travel plans along interstates Read more about Storm to cause travel disruptions in western US, bring first snow of season to Denver[…]

Trevor Siemian’s Calm and Collected Demeanor Earning Him Respect—and Wins—in Denver

Trevor Siemian hit rock bottom in a rental car traveling north on I-65 through pastoral northwest Indiana. Earlier that November afternoon in 2014, against Purdue, he’d charged into the fray on a QB sneak and faced that terrifying moment in football when your feet are stuck in a pile of bodies but you’re still standing Read more about Trevor Siemian’s Calm and Collected Demeanor Earning Him Respect—and Wins—in Denver[…]

Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos: Prediction, preview, pick to win

Derek Carr and the Oakland Raiders take on the Denver Broncos in a key early-season matchup of AFC West rivals. Photo by Terry Schmitt/UPI OAKLAND RAIDERS (2-1) AT DENVER BRONCOS (2-1) GAME SNAPSHOT KICKOFF: Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Sports Authority Field at Mile High: CBS, announcers Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson (field reporter). SERIES Read more about Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos: Prediction, preview, pick to win[…]

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[…]

Denver Is Not A Fun Road Game For Visiting Teams

Denver is Colorado’s capital city, and the metropolitan area surrounding it accounts for most of the state’s population. The next ‘big’ city is hundreds of miles away, be it Kansas City, Salt Lake, or Oklahoma City. Traveling to Denver takes hours by air or even days by car, train, or bus. One group of individuals Read more about Denver Is Not A Fun Road Game For Visiting Teams[…]

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[…]

30-year-old Denver Nuggets forward went vegan over a year ago, had one of the best seasons of his career, and now says he isn’t going back

Jim Mone/AP From the 2011-12 season to 2013-14, Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler played only 113 of a possible 246 games. Then, after playing 78 games in 2014-15, he missed the entire 2015-16 season with a hip injury. Tired of consistently battling injuries and other health-related stresses, Chandler looked for a different approach to his Read more about 30-year-old Denver Nuggets forward went vegan over a year ago, had one of the best seasons of his career, and now says he isn’t going back[…]

Marijuana money tapped to help boost transportation spending under $2B Denver budget proposal

City of Denver Chief Financial Officer Brendan Hanlon details elements of the city’s 2018 budget proposal during a news conference on Sept. 12, 2017. Mayor Michael Hancock, at left, was joined by Cabinet members and aides in the City and County Building. Excess marijuana tax proceeds would provide $10 million for transportation projects, park and Read more about Marijuana money tapped to help boost transportation spending under $2B Denver budget proposal[…]