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Ridgeview Elementary Students Selling Coffee as Fundraiser

Fundraiser-300Ridgeview Elementary students will soon be knocking on your door, asking if you’d like some coffee. The Ridgeview PAC will start their coffee fundraiser Friday. This year’s coffee sponsor is Continue reading

State’s Economy Growing…Slowly

economyColorado’s economy continued to grow in the past year, but far too many workers are not receiving the benefits of the economic recovery. That’s the key finding in “State of Working Colorado 2014,” the Colorado Center on Law and Policy’s annual analysis of Colorado’s economy. Claire Levy, CCLP’s executive editor, says, Continue reading

Romney Stumps for Beauprez

mitt-romney 300Republicans welcomed Mitt Romney to a rally in Littleton yesterday. Romney was there to stump for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, and was joined by other prominent republicans in Colorado, such as Cory Gardner, Mike Coffman, and Cynthia Coffman. Romney focused on Governor John Hickenlooper’s Continue reading

Another Colorado Child Suffers Muscle Weakness After Illness

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Health officials are now investigating 10 cases of muscle weakness in Colorado children and whether the culprit is a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent doctors an alert about the “polio-like cases.” The germ – enterovirus 68 – was detected in four of Continue reading

Marijuana Businesses Making Political Contributions

MARIJUANA-300Marijuana entrepreneurs are taking another step into the mainstream by becoming political donors. Marijuana businesses are using some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states. The political activity includes swanky fundraisers at Four Seasons Continue reading

Supreme Court to Hear Pot Firing Case

SUPREMEM COURTThe Colorado Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a marijuana-related firing case that could have big implications for the state’s pot smokers. The case involves 35-year-old Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic medical marijuana patient Continue reading

Colorado Juveniles Arrested in String of Vehicle Thefts

whpOn Friday, two juvenile runaways from Colorado were arrested by a Wyoming State Trooper for a string of vehicle thefts from Colorado and Wyoming. While Deputies from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers from Patrol were looking for a pickup reported stolen in the Dubois area, the Fremont County Continue reading

Bear Head Came from Legal Hunt

black-bearA severed bear head discovered in a Steamboat neighborhood came from a bear that was legally hunted. The head was found Thursday, ironically on Bear Drive. Colorado Parks and Wildlife determined that the head came from a bear legally hunted. The investigation determined that Continue reading

Clinton Stumps for Colorado Democrats

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton is lending his voice to Colorado’s embattled Democrats. Clinton canceled an appearance at a Saturday fundraiser for Senator Mark Udall in Denver after the birth of his first grandchild. But the former president Continue reading

Veterans Given Free Pot

MARIJUANA-300A marijuana giveaway for veterans attracted about 1,000 people to a Colorado Springs hotel. The “Grow 4 Vets” giveaway aimed to bring cannabis-based treatments to veterans with service-related conditions as an alternative to pain medications. Veterans were given a bag of items that included cannabis oil, an edible Continue reading

Marijuana Arrests Down at C-U

MARIJUANA-300The number of students disciplined for marijuana and other drug violations at the University of Colorado was cut in half between 2012 and 2013. Newly released crime statistics showed a 48 percent drop in drug violations. Recreational pot for people over 21 was legalized in 2012. In 2013, there were 588 disciplinary referrals to the Office Continue reading

Prescribed Burn Planned Near Seedhouse Campground

controlled-burns-300Routt National Forest fire crews are planning to conduct a prescribed burn in early October southwest of the Seedhouse Campground in northern Routt County. The burn will take place on Forest Service lands managed by the Hahns Continue reading