Tag Archives: Denver

TMH gets Grant for Pediatric Carts

tmh-150The Rocky Mountain Children’s Foundation of Denver has awarded The Memorial Hospital Foundation a $4,000 grant towards pediatric needs. The grant will provide entertainment carts for pediatric in-patients and pediatric emergency visits. The entertainment Continue reading

Protesters Want Better Wages for Fast Food Workers

DOLLAR-SIGN-#3Organizers say about 400 people participated in Colorado’s latest demonstrations in favor of higher wages for fast food workers. Workers from several chains and their supporters demonstrated outside two Denver McDonald’s yesterday in support of a national effort to win $15 an hour wages. Some carried signs saying Continue reading

Supreme Court Upholds Day of Prayer

prayerThe Colorado Supreme Court is upholding the governor’s right to issue Day of Prayer proclamations. Yesterday’s ruling reverses a 2012 appeals court decision that found the proclamations violated constitutional protections Continue reading

Steamboat Police Looking for Missing Woman

missing womanSteamboat Police are looking for a resident that was reported missing Tuesday. 58-year old Page Stockdale was last seen Sunday by a relative she had lunch with in Denver. She missed a dinner date on Tuesday, and missed a flight from Hayden to Denver yesterday morning. Stockdale’s home has been searched and police Continue reading

Hunter Dies, Two others Hospitalized in Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

carbon monoxideOne man is dead and two others were hospitalized yesterday after being exposed to carbon monoxide poisoning during a hunting trip in Moffat County. All three men were from California. They were camping on Moffat County Road 17 about 25 miles south of Craig. According to the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, 78-year old Continue reading

X-CEL Rate Increase Blamed on HB-1365

Xcel_EnergyX-CEL Energy customers are about to start feeling the effects of House Bill 1365, the so-called “Clean Air, Clean Jobs Act.” Power producers, elected officials, coal miners and others warned state Democrats last year, that the bill would increase energy rates for Continue reading

Gubernatorial Race Still Too Close to Call

Ballot-300Colorado’s gubernatorial race is still too close to call. As of early this morning, John Hickenlooper had pulled ahead of Republican challenger Bob Beauprez by about 12,000 votes. Ballot counting will continue later this morning. There are still several ballots from Front Range communities that have yet to be counted, including those from Continue reading

Udall Copying Bennet’s Strategy

mark-udall-300Hanging over Colorado’s current Senate race is the shadow of its last one. Senator Mark Udall has modeled his re-election campaign on that of Senator Michael Bennet. Bennet defied public polls in 2010 and beat his Republican challenger by emphasizing women’s issues and a strong get-out-the-vote operation. Udall is trying to do Continue reading

Kremmling Man Found After Going Missing from Bronco Game

kittermanA Kremmling man who went missing during a Broncos game last week has been found safe and sound. That’s according to police in Denver, who say Paul Kitterman was located in Pueblo. The 53-year old man was reported missing by his family, who attended the game with him, when they couldn’t find him after the game. Kitterman only explained his disappearance by saying Continue reading

Teens on Tour Registration Ends Thursday

City-of-SteamboatRegistration closes on Thursday, at 5:30pm for the City of Steamboat’s Teens on Tour overnight trip to Denver, or until the spots run out. The program is for teens in 6th, 7th Continue reading

Bill Clinton Stumps for Udall

CLINTONFormer President Bill Clinton says midterm elections in a president’s second term are dominated by appeals to vent frustration at the president by voting out others in his party. Clinton urged Democrats to resist that appeal yesterday at a political rally in suburban Denver. He accused Republicans of trying to get people to Continue reading

Activists Protest Criminal Code Ballot Measure

Ballot-300Pro-abortion activists are stepping up protests against a ballot measure to add “unborn human beings” to Colorado’s criminal code. Rallies were planned Friday at the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver and in Pueblo Saturday. Abortion opponents say Amendment 67 would strengthen protections for pregnant women. Continue reading