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  • Cases of hepatitis C spike among young metro-area residents

    DENVER– Cases of hepatitis C have tripled over the past four years among 21- to 30-year-olds in Adams, Arapahoe, Denver and Douglas counties, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In 2012, there were just 91 cases and last year, there were 255 cases. Between 2015 and 2016, cases rose by 65 percent, from 151 to 255. Denver Public Health said the increase in hepatitis cases is linked to the increase in injection drug use. It reminds […]

  • Denver ranks as 16th most expensive rental market in Zumper report

    DENVER — Get ready to pay up to rent a one-bedroom unit in Denver — the price has gone up again. But there is good news: The price for two-bedrooms units has dropped. Denver jumped four spots on the Zumper November national rent report to become the 16th most expensive city to rent. One-bedroom median rent prices grew 3.7 percent from the previous month’s report to $1,390, while two bedrooms fell 2.8 percent to $1,750. On a year-over-year basis, one-bedroom […]

  • Deadly accident involved Colorado Springs police officer, bicyclist

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — An investigation is underway after a 31-year veteran of the Colorado Springs Police Department struck a bicyclist while driving an unmarked police cruiser. The accident happened Sept. 24, and the bicyclist died of his injuries on Sept. 29. According to a witness, the bicyclist, 30-year-old Nicholas Watson of Colorado Springs, entered the intersection at Academy Boulevard and Dublin Boulevard while the southbound Academy Boulevard traffic light was red and the northbound light was green. Watson was […]

  • Airbnb can help you make a dinner reservation in Denver

    DENVER — Airbnb is teaming up with Resy, to help you find a restaurant for dinner reservations. When you’re out of town and looking for somewhere to eat, the app and website, powered by Resy, will now give you the option to discover and book top restaurants directly through them. The service is available in cities across America including Denver, Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles. An Airbnb report found that over the last year, Airbnb guests spent $67 […]

  • Lone Tree named one of the best places to live in America

    NEW YORK — Lone Tree made Money Magazine’s 2017 list of the places places to live in America. Lone Tree was given the number 7 spot this year. The list was launched in 1987, and is based on factors such as: cost of living (things like local taxes), the economy (the number of jobs created), education (graduation rates), housing (how affordable homes are), crime, convenience (the ability to commute), culture and recreational amenities (access to libraries, museum, entertainment), and an […]

  • Colorado School of Mines plans to launch space mining graduate program

    GOLDEN, Colo. — The Colorado School of Mines plans to launch a new graduate program that could help people inhabit other planets some day. The school is working to launch the space resources graduate program that will teach students how to explore, extract and use resources not only on Earth but also on the moon, Mars, asteroids and more. The school said the classes will focus on scientific, technical, economic, policy and legal aspects of the field. “In recent years […]

  • Catch a grand view of Pikes Peak from Garden of the Gods, some 1,300 acres of cliffs and boulders owned by the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    4 Colorado spots named in list of trendiest U.S. summer attractions

    DENVER — Travel site TripAdvisor has released a list of the top 25 trendiest summer attractions in the nation, and three of them are in Colorado. The list is based on great increase in traveler interest year-over-year. Seven Falls in Colorado Springs was listed as the No. 2 attraction. Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods also made the top 10. Denver’s Botanic Gardens cracked the top 25, with a ranking of No. 24. Overall, western U.S. Parks and sites were […]

  • Officials determine cause of Spring Glade Fire

    LARIMER COUNTY — The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office has determined a mechanical failure in mowing equipment was the cause of the Spring Glade Fire, that burned in the Spring Glade area south of Horsetooth Reservoir. The fire forced evacuations on Saturday and an evacuation center was set up at Lucile Erwin Middle School in Loveland. As of Monday night at 5 p.m., the fire was 100% contained. There was no growth in the fire Monday and no reports of injuries. […]

  • Dispensary recalls medical marijuana concentrates because of pesticide residues

    DENVER — A dispensary is voluntarily recalling all of its medical marijuana concentrate products because they could contain unsafe pesticide residues. The City and County of Denver Environmental Health issued the alert about the products made by Buddies Wellness and sold at La Bodega dispensary. The recall applies to medical marijuana concentrates with the OPC code of 403-00364, sold by La Bodega at 1270 W. Cedar Ave. before Friday. During a Denver Department of Environmental Health investigation, residual levels of […]

  • Man pleads guilty to 2016 High Line Canal Trail assaults

    DENVER — A 26-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to the assault of two women on the High Line Canal Trail in August. Demaricus Bookhart pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated robbery, one count of attempt to commit sexual assault and one count of menacing. He originally was charged with aggravated robbery, second-degree assault, failure to register as a sex offender and third-degree assault. The separate assaults happened within a week of each other on Aug. 18 and Aug. 26. […]

  • DIA to begin repairs on Peña Boulevard

    DENVER — Beginning Thursday, you may have to leave earlier when traveling to the Denver International Airport. Concrete repairs and replacement will be done along about six miles of Peña Boulevard, between E-470 and the Jeppesen Terminal. If you’re driving to the airport, expect single or double-lane closures overnight on inbound and outbound Peña Boulevard in work zones, Thursdays through Sundays. Work on inbound Peña will be from approximately 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., work on outbound Peña should be […]

  • Frontier Airlines expands network to include 21 new cities

    DENVER — Frontier Airlines announced Tuesday that it is increasing the number of destinations served by 30 percent and doubling the number of total routes. In a press release on its website, Frontier says 85 new routes will be added. Out of those routes, 49 are on sale right now. The rest will be added by the Spring of 2018. Nonstop routes will reportedly double by the summer of 2018. The carrier is promising expanded winter service to warm weather […]