Tag Archives: Denver

Lawmakers to Tour Marijuana Dispensaries

MARIJUANA-300A marijuana industry group is taking Colorado lawmakers on a tour of some Denver dispensaries to show them how the pot business works. The tour is sponsored by a new industry group called the Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce. They’ll be loading up a handful of lawmakers this afternoon to tour some dispensaries and see how Continue reading

All Routes to Denver to Include Delays this Summer

C-DOTMoffat County Commissioner Chuck Grobe, yesterday, announced that the Colorado Department of Transportation will be working on all routes to Denver over the next year. Grobe Continue reading

Commissioners Vent Concerns Over Clean Power Plan

EPA-300The Moffat County Commissioners have finalized letters they’re sending to Governor Hickenlooper and the Environmental Protection Agency. The first letter is being sent by the Independence Institute, a Denver think tank. The letter urges the governor to consider the costs the EPA’s Clean Power Plan will have on the state. It Continue reading

Kubiak Back With Broncos

The Denver Broncos have chosen Gary Kubiak to lead them back to the Superbowl. According to multiple reports the former Broncos quarterback and assistant coach will become the teams next head coach. It’s likely the Continue reading

Ag Forum to be Held in Denver Next Month

forumThe 2015 Governor’s Forum on Colorado Agriculture, themed “Water: Colorado’s Treasure,” highlights the challenges facing Colorado in meeting the water demands of a diverse state with competing needs. The forum will take place in Denver next month. It will include speakers from all facets of Colorado’s agriculture, including produce Continue reading

Commissioners Sign on to Letter Blasting Clean Power Act

MC Commissioners-150The Moffat County Commissioners yesterday agreed to become signatories on a letter to Governor Hickenlooper that highlights the downfalls of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Act. The letter was drafted by the Independence Institute, a think tank in Denver. The letter states that the Act will damage Continue reading

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