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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

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

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

Health Officials Investigating Child Illness

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

State Approves Incentive for Tarantino Film

tarantinoColorado has approved a $5 million incentive package to lure production of the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film “The Hateful Eight.” The state Economic Development Commission approved the package Friday. Colorado’s incentives beat out those of Utah and Wyoming. The film could be filmed on a 900-acre ranch west of Telluride, depending on local permit approval. Budgeted at $44 million, the film would be the most significant production in Continue reading

Prescription Drug Take-Back Events

PILLSThe National Take Back Initiative (NTBI) for prescription drugs will take place tomorrow from 10 to 2 at the Centennial Mall parking lot in Craig. Police say the event provides a great opportunity for those with personal prescriptions who’ve missed previous Take-Back events or who have accumulated unwanted, unused prescription Continue reading

VS Cases Increase; Quarantine Zones Decrease

cdaColorado’s Vesicular Stomatitis outbreak has so far stayed out of the northwest part of the state. As of Wednesday, the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s State Veterinarian’s Office has 126 locations under quarantine after horses and cows tested positive for VS; 177 of the 303 Continue reading