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  • Colorado Mills to host hiring event for November reopening

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Colorado Mills in Lakewood is reopening in November after damage from a severe May 8 hailstorm shut down the mall and the stores are still looking for employees at a final hiring event. The job fair will be at Jefferson County Human Services at 900 Jefferson County Parkway in Golden from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs are available at more than 20 mall businesses, including Ann Taylor, The Buckle, Eddie Bauer, […]

  • CU announces major plan to reduce student costs

    BOULDER, Colo. — Students and future students at the University of Colorado should see a major reduction in the overall cost of attendance after Chancellor Philip DiStefano announced the university’s “Be Boulder Pact” on Tuesday. The program is designed to increase accessibility to an education at CU and cut costs to students in three ways. Starting in fall 2018, the university is eliminating all course-related and program fees, which total $8.4 million per year. The university has also pledged to support students […]

  • Amazon hiring more than 1,000 for seasonal jobs in Colorado

    SEATTLE — Amazon plans to hire more than 120,000 new employees in the U.S. for the holiday season, including more than 1,000 in Colorado. Jobs are available at Amazon fulfillment and sort centers, with openings in Aurora and Denver. The company said a seasonal position can lead to a regular, full-time position after the holidays, which is what happened for thousands of employees last year. Amazon expects that trend to continue this year. A list of jobs is available on […]

  • Severely burned man found next to car fire in Colorado Springs

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Arson investigators are trying to determine what sparked a fire that engulfed a car and burned a man in Colorado Springs. It happened outside an apartment building near Austin Bluffs Parkway and Academy Boulevard North. Rescue crews arrived at the Candlewood Apartments on Van Teylingen Drive at about 2 a.m. on Wednesday and found a man with severe burns lying next to a car with Virginia license plates. Police said they believe he is in his 20s. Witnesses […]

  • Denver mayor to recognize 300 students in ‘CareerLaunch’ internship program

    DENVER – This week, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will honor nearly 300 Denver Public high school students working in cutting edge industries as part of DPS’s CareerLaunch Internship Program. Students in the program perform real work like building websites, helping to deliver babies, visiting construction sites and creating mobile apps. The program is designed to cultivate a highly-trained and diverse workforce, and connects student with more than 100 companies including Xcel Energy, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and HomeAdvisor. […]

  • Damaged Colorado Freedom Memorial closer to being repaired

    AURORA, Colo. — The Colorado Freedom Memorial, which was damaged over the July 4 weekend, is getting closer to being repaired. A blank glass panel was shattered on the memorial dedicated to Coloradans who have died while defending our freedom. Officials with the memorial say their insurance company is completing their review of the claim and will let them known by mid-week how much of the damage is covered. They say they are also working with the memorial designer Kristoffer […]

  • West Nile virus hits Weld County

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A pool of mosquitoes from traps set the first week of July has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Weld County Department of Public Health said Friday. There are no human cases of the virus in Weld County and only one in the state. Although health officials say the risk of contracting West Nile is low, hotter summer days create conditions perfect for mosquitoes and the spread of the virus, and it’s best not to […]

  • Amazon hiring for 1,000 full-time jobs in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — Amazon has begun hiring for 1,000 full-time positions at its new fulfillment center in Aurora on East 19th Avenue north of the Interstate 70/E-470 junction. The 1 million-square-foot facility opens later this summer. Amazon needs employees to pick, pack and ship larger-sized items such as sporting equipment, musical instruments and furniture. According to the online application, the hourly pay rate for a full-time warehouse associate is $12.50 an hour, while a lead fulfillment associate makes $14.40 an […]

  • CU launches first fraternity council since 2005

    BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado announced Wednesday it’s launching its own officially recognized Intrafraternity Council after it cut ties with the system 12 years ago. According to the CU Boulder News, Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Tau Gamma will be the first fraternities to join the new council and start chapters in the upcoming academic year. The university said it is in talks with other fraternities as well. CU is believed to be the only university in the […]

  • Bonfils asking for donations with blood supply dangerously low

    DENVER — Bonfils Blood Center said Monday that blood supplies are dangerously low in Denver and across the country because of a decline in donations surrounding the Fourth of July holiday. Bonfils is part of a multistate network that is facing a shortfall of 5,700 donations in July. It especially needs O-negative blood, the universal blood type, and has only half the supply it would normally have on hand. Bonfils is also in need of platelet donations, which have a […]

  • Study: Millennials having more strokes depending on where they live

    BALTIMORE — Research shows millennials are having strokes at a rising rate, and that the trend differs based on gender and where they live. The study published in the journal Scientific American analyzed hospital discharge data from 2003 to 2012. The findings align with this year’s study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which concluded that among 18- to 34-year-olds, there was a 32 percent spike in strokes for women and a 15 percent increase for men. […]

  • Denver Zoo welcomes new Amur tiger from Moscow

    DENVER — A 3-year-old Amur tiger is getting used to his new home at the Denver Zoo after arriving from the Moscow Zoo on Saturday. The 450-pound tiger named Martin is still in quarantine and will not be visible to zoo visitors for at least a month. Martin is getting to know his caretakers and is learning behaviors that will allow him to assist in his own health care. When he’s ready, Martin will join 6-year-old Nikita, and 7-year-old brothers Thimbu […]