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  • Man dies after falling into Boulder ditch

    BOULDER, Colo. — Witnesses are being sought after a man fell into a ditch and later died, the Boulder Police Department said Monday. The man fell into the ditch near 1731 15th St. about 10:40 a.m. Sunday. When officers arrived, a bystander was performing CPR on an unconscious male who was not breathing. The man was taken to Boulder Community Hospital where he later died. The man, who has not been identified, suffered multiple traumatic injuries. Investigators are working to […]

  • Credit card skimmers found at 2 Aurora locations

    AURORA, Colo. — Two skimmer devices have been at two locations in the past week, the Aurora Police Department said. The first skimmer was found in an ATM inside a Corner Store at 15303 E. Quincy Ave. on Saturday. It appears it was placed there sometime between 9 a.m. on May 5 and 3:44 p.m. on May 6. A second skimmer device was found in a gas pump at the 7-Eleven store at at 3200 N. Chambers Road. Skimmers are devices that […]

  • Cherry Creek South Drive improvements mean delays

    DENVER — Denver Public Works is making improvements along the Cherry Creek South Drive corridor from west of South Steele Street through the East Alameda Avenue intersection. The project is expected to continue through mid-November. The city said it will enhance safety for all modes of travel with improved access to the Cherry Creek trail, and intersection upgrades at Alameda Avenue and Steele Street. The work will require traffic on westbound Cherry Creek South Drive between University Boulevard and Alameda […]

  • Man jumps from Royal Gorge Bridge

    CANON CITY, Colo. — A man was seen jumping off the Royal Gorge Bridge on Friday night, KRDO reported. Staff at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park called the Canon City Police Department just before 6 p.m., saying a man had jumped off the west side of the bridge. With the help of Fremont County Search and Rescue, the body was recovered. The victim’s name hasn’t been released, pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.  

  • Wheat Ridge team wins at Eco Marathon

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — A team from the Wheat Ridge High School STEM class took first place at the Shell Eco Marathon with its hydrogen fuel cell car. It is an annual international competition in Detroit that challenges student teams around the world to design, build, test and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles. The Detroit competition hosted teams from North American and South America, most of whom are college and university teams. According to Jefferson County Public Schools, students began working on […]

  • RTD A, B lines get extensions to use flaggers

    DENVER — The Federal Railroad Administration and RTD say the A Line and the B Line have another 90 days to operate with human flaggers while crossing gates are being fixed. RTD said the gates have been closing too early and opening too late. RTD submitted its plan for a fix to the RTA. A similar federal waiver could be granted to the G Line. All three lines use the same software for grade crossings. The FRA has been allowing RTD […]

  • Frog slime could become cure for flu

    A compound found in the protective slime of an Indian frog destroys flu viruses and might become a powerful new drug to treat influenza, according to research. The compound cured mice of killer doses of human flu. Researchers hope to develop it and other compounds like it into antiviral drugs to treat people. The research team reported its findings in the journal Immunity. The team found the peptide in mucus taken from the skin of a frog species called Hydrophylax […]

  • Yoga camps at Chautauqua Park

    BOULDER, Colo. — Fitness for Living PowerFit Yoga is holding its Yoga camps at Chautauqua Park. The five-week camps meet two mornings a week and will continue through September. This energetic, fitness-based approach to yoga is ideal for people who want to lose weight, reduce stress, improve back health or simply increase overall health and well-being. Fitness For Living’s PowerFit Yoga Camps are held outdoors May – September and indoors October – April. Upcoming sessions are May 9 and June […]

  • Pueblo chile license plate bill heads to governor’s desk

    DENVER — A new license plate featuring Pueblo chiles is heading to the governor’s desk. The bill, sponsored by Pueblo Democrat Daneya Esgar, to create the license plate as an option for Colorado car owners to purchase and display passed the State Senate, 29-6. The license plate will serve as a part of the statewide branding campaign to support local pride and loyalty for Colorado agriculture, notably the Pueblo Chile Growers Association. The association is made up of 16 family […]

  • Man arrested in connection to Westminster bank robbery

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A man accused of robbing a Westminster bank was arrested Sunday in Highlands Ranch, the FBI said. Clayton Catlin, 44, was arrested without incident and appeared in a Denver courtroom on Monday afternoon. He is due back in court Tuesday morning for a detention hearing and preliminary hearing. Prosecutors say Catlin robbed the TCF Bank at 7206 Federal Blvd. in Westminster on March 24. Catlin was on federal probation for a bank robbery about 10 years […]

  • Colorado Symphony conductor dresses as dinosaur for Comic Con

    DENVER — The Colorado Symphony performed at Comic Con, and there was only one way to hear John William’s theme from “Jurassic Park.” Conductor Christopher Dragon took to the stage in a T-Rex costume to lead the symphony. It happened during the symphony’s “Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con.” The program emphasized the music of popular movies and video games.

  • Frisco Town Council seeks housing task force members

    FRISCO, Colo. — The Frisco Town Council is forming a housing task force that is scheduled to begin in late spring. It will meet twice a month for six months. The goal of the task force is to help create a strategic housing plan for short- and long-term workforce housing. To join the task force, applications are available at FriscoGov.com and must be received by 5 p.m. Monday at Frisco Town Hall (1 Main St.) or by email to BrodieB@townoffrisco.com. […]