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  • Man runs FORTitude 10K in dress to help veteran with brain cancer

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — When you’re running a big race, you usually dress for the occasion by throwing on shorts and a tank top or T-shirt. But one runner at Monday’s FORTitude race donned a dress, and with good reason. Alex Corsi is running for his good friend Dave Newman, a two-tour combat veteran and Colorado State University alum. Two weeks ago, Newman was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Corsi decided to come up with the most embarrassing thing […]

  • Reward offered in bear death mystery in Beaver Creek

    BEAVER CREEK, Colo. — Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to a citation or arrest in connection with the death of a female bear. Officials said the bear was found dead in a Beaver Creek neighborhood on June 30. A toxicology test found only traces of toxicants in the bear’s system, but not enough to cause death. A physical examination revealed no signs of trauma. The sow had three cubs with her when […]

  • Bustang is booming 2 years after launch

    DENVER — Two years after Bustang first launched, the number of people catching a ride keeps growing. The bus service connects Denver to Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and the mountain towns along Interstate 70. Bustang also provides special services to home Broncos games and the RamsRoute from Colorado State University in Fort Collins to Denver on Friday and Sunday nights during the school year. COPIRG, a public interest research group, said overall ridership jumped 52 percent in its second year. […]

  • BBB warns of two potential employment scams

    DENVER — The Better Business Bureau of Denver and Boulder is warning consumers after receiving tips and complaints about two local businesses. The BBB said it has received one complaint and six scam reports about Now Company. Those reports allege the company contacts job seekers through employment websites, but the job opportunities might not be valid. The BBB is also warning prospective job applicants about USA Online Logistics. It said the company operates in a manner typical of reshipping scams where […]

  • Man wanted for taking pictures in dressing room along 16th Street Mall

    DENVER — Police are trying to identify a man who is wanted for invasion of privacy. Authorities say around 1:30 p.m. on July 29, the man used a cellphone to take pictures of a victim in a dressing room at a store in the Denver Pavilions on the 16th Street Mall. Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

  • Suspect sought in Aurora bank robbery

    AURORA, Colo. — Police and the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force are trying to identify a man who robbed a U.S. Bank branch in Aurora on Monday. The robbery happened about 5:35 p.m. Monday at 18101 E. Hampden Ave. The suspect is described as a white male in his 50s with brown hair. He was wearing a brown baseball hat, bright blue T-shirt, blue jeans and sunglasses at the time of the robbery. Anyone with information is asked […]

  • Castle Rock woman wins 7-Eleven franchise

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. –A woman from Castle Rock has just been awarded her own 7-Eleven franchise in the company’s first giveaway contest geared exclusively towards women. Avalon Young, pictured on the left in the above photo,  will be able to choose any of 7-Eleven’s convenience store franchises available in the U.S.  She will also be given $10,000 at the store’s grand opening to donate to the charity of her choice. Young is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Sciences and Business […]

  • Gymboree to close 7 stores in Colorado

    DENVER — Gymboree says it is closing about 350 stores across the country, including seven in Colorado. The company filed for bankruptcy protection in June. The stores closing in Colorado include: Flatirons Crossing in Broomfield Cherry Creek Shopping Center in Denver Foothills Fashion Mall in Fort Collins Mesa Mall in Grand Junction The Promenade Shops at Centerra in Loveland Orchard Town Center in Westminster Aspen Grove in Littleton. The company says affected stores will launch closing sales next week.

  • Walmart hiring hundreds for new Arvada store

    ARVADA, Colo. — Walmart is hiring 280 full- and part-time associates for its new store in Arvada that will open later this summer. A temporary hiring center is open at 7310 W. 52nd Ave. Applications are being accepted Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested applicants can also apply online. More than 180 associates who work at the Walmart Neighborhood Market on West 64th Avenue and the Walmart on […]

  • Man sought on attempted first-degree murder charges

    THORNTON, Colo. — Police are searching for a man in connection with an incident at a convenience store in Thornton in May. Authorities say Justin Tafoya tried to hit one man with his vehicle and struck another man after a verbal confrontation at the store at West 88th Avenue near Conifer Road. One of the men, Ryan Belearde, suffered a traumatic brain injury, multiple fractures and internal injuries when Tafoya hit him with the Honda Accord he was driving, the […]

  • Search resumes in Maroon Bells Wilderness Area for climber missing since September

    PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. — Authorities in Pitkin County have resumed their search for a climber who has been missing since September. David Cook, a former resident of Corrales, New Mexico,  was reported overdue from a solo climbing and camping trip in the Maroon Bells Wilderness Area. At the time, his vehicle was found in the parking area of the Maroon Bells. Inside were some printed maps showing possible routes Cook might have taken up Pyramid, North Maroon and South Maroon […]

  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Larimer County

    BERTHOUD, Colo. — Larimer County officials reported Thursday the first positive sample of mosquitoes with West Nile virus in the county and in Colorado this year. The infected mosquitoes were trapped last week in Berthoud. The county health department said more infected mosquitoes will likely be found in the area in the coming weeks because hot weather speeds up mosquito and virus reproduction. West Nile virus is transmitted most frequently during July and August.  Symptoms range from none to severe […]

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