Denver firefighters honor Colorado’s first potential saint

DENVER– She was a slave born in Hannibal, Missouri who became a “Servant of God” and is now being considered as Colorado’s first potential saint. Julia Greeley died 100 years ago this Thursday. Denver firefighters know her story well. “Her meager means of transportation was to pull a little red wagon and she would visit Read more about Denver firefighters honor Colorado’s first potential saint[…]

Against a backdrop of protests, teacher contract negotiations in Denver get heated

Shelby Hill, who teaches 1st grade in Englewood, joined other Colorado educators at rally at the Colorado State Capitol to call for increased eduction funding on April 16, 2018 in Denver. Buoyed by the energy of recent teacher protests, plus a sizable increase in state education funding, the Denver teachers union is renewing its push Read more about Against a backdrop of protests, teacher contract negotiations in Denver get heated[…]

Warm and dry through Saturday, with the chance for a few more storms in Colorado by Sunday

DENVER — Warm weather will settle in through the holiday weekend. In fact, it’s going to be near 90 degrees on Saturday! We’ll see mostly sunny skies today, with drier conditions across most of the state. There is a slight chance of storms closer to Burlington later this afternoon. We’ll see 80s and 90s on Read more about Warm and dry through Saturday, with the chance for a few more storms in Colorado by Sunday[…]

Thieves targeting parks, lots for car break-ins around Denver

DENVER — As the weather in Colorado heats up for the summer, some people are taking extra heat for leaving valuables out in the open in their cars. More signs are popping up and moving around Denver to warn drivers and deter thieves from car break-ins. One of the electronic signs with the message “Remove Read more about Thieves targeting parks, lots for car break-ins around Denver[…]

Colorado lawmakers seek to outlaw certain gaming arcades

Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers on Monday passed a bill to outlaw certain mom-and-pop sweepstakes arcades, seeking to close a legal loophole that allowed the operations to crop up outside the three cities authorized by voters to Read more about Colorado lawmakers seek to outlaw certain gaming arcades[…]

Nearly 300,000 Colorado public school students now barred from making field trips to Rocky Flats

A bull elk runs to catch up to his herd at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge Sept. 25, 2015. Almost 300,000 students from metro Denver school systems will be barred from school-sanctioned trips to Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge after it opens this summer, with the state’s largest district enacting a ban last week Read more about Nearly 300,000 Colorado public school students now barred from making field trips to Rocky Flats[…]

The Morning After: Avalanche rocks Smashville, extends series to Game 6 Sunday in Denver

Colorado Avalanche right wing Sven Andrighetto #10 scores the game winning goal against Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne #35 in the third period of game 5 of round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena April 20, 2018. Nashville Predators left wing Scott Hartnell #17 tried to defend. The Avalanche won 2-1. NASHVILLE, Read more about The Morning After: Avalanche rocks Smashville, extends series to Game 6 Sunday in Denver[…]

Denver Sports Omelette: Highs and lows of Avalanche’s playoff loss to Predators

The Avalanche lost last night. And as expected as that was, after taking 1-0 and 2-1 leads over the best team in the NHL in the toughest building to play in in the NHL, there was a glimmer of hope Colorado would pull the upset in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Avs Read more about Denver Sports Omelette: Highs and lows of Avalanche’s playoff loss to Predators[…]

Former patients of Denver hospital may be at risk of HIV, hepatitis

(CNN) – A sterilization breach at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver may have put patients at risk for infection of HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C, according to a release from the Colorado state health department. The hospital is notifying people who had orthopedic or spine surgery between July 21, 2016, and Feb. 20, 2018, Read more about Former patients of Denver hospital may be at risk of HIV, hepatitis[…]

Colorado school district hopes to switch to four-day-a-week schedule, rather than five

Beginning in the next school year, students in a Colorado district may only be attending class four days a week instead of five. School District 27J has formally submitted its application for the new calendar to the Colorado Department of Education. The district hopes to hear a reply in June, said Tracy Rudnick, public information Read more about Colorado school district hopes to switch to four-day-a-week schedule, rather than five[…]