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  • Senior project raises money for law enforcement training

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — In light of the deaths of three Colorado deputies, a few students at Skyview Academy in Highlands Ranch decided to raise money in support of officers. As part of a senior project called “The Big Idea,” several students organized a volleyball tournament on March 30, and it involved Douglas County police officers and Skyview Academy teachers and students. Those students named their project “Serving the Blue 2018.” They say about 100 people attended the event. The […]

  • Gold Cup soccer games set for Sports Authority Field at Mile High

    DENVER — Four soccer squads will face off Thursday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in the Gold Cup. El Salvador and Curacao will face off at 6 p.m. It’s the first match between the countries since two World Cup qualifying matches in 2015. In the nightcap, powerhouse Mexico takes on Jamaica at 8:30 p.m. The teams most recently played in last summer’s Copa America, with Mexico winning, 2-0. Mexico has won all six Gold Cup meetings between the […]

  • Denver International Airport making improvements to runway

    DENVER — Work is underway on a $29.5 million project to rehabilitate and improve one of Denver International Airport’s six heavily used runways. Runway 8/26, located on the northeast side of the airfield, will be closed from Monday to approximately Oct. 31 while crews replace 72,000 square yards of deteriorating pavement, improve lighting and runway sensors, upgrade taxiway safety areas, and make improvements that allow greater ease of access for emergency response vehicles. The airport is working with the Federal […]

  • Meet in the Street returns to Denver for fourth year

    DENVER — The typically active 16th Street Mall in Denver will become more vibrant for several Saturdays this summer. Meet in the Street will transform, providing activities such as extended outdoor cafes, live music from more than 30 bands and deejays, crafting classes, cultural performances and more. The event begins Saturday and continues each Saturday through Aug. 26. “Meet in the Street is a showcase of the power of the 16th Street Mall as a shared public space,” said Tami […]

  • 14th Street lanes close for bike lane improvements in Denver

    DENVER — Bike lane improvements are underway on 14th Street from Market Street to Colfax Avenue. Crews will be turning the striped bike lane into a parking-protected bike lane from Market to Court Place, with a raised concrete curb and a row of parking separating bike and vehicle traffic. This is the first time concrete curbs will be used to separate a bike lane and parking lane in Denver. From Court Place to Colfax Avenue, the lane will be buffered, […]

  • Dog Walker Watch program launches in Wheat Ridge

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo — A new program is launching this month to teach people who are walking their dogs to identify suspicious behavior. The Wheat Ridge Police Department will hold training classes, with the first planned for July 11 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The first class at police headquarters at 7500 W. 29th Ave. is free and open to Wheat Ridge residents. Dogs must be licensed. “This is a great way for residents and their four-legged friends to […]

  • Rules, regulations adopted to allow marijuana use at some Denver businesses

    DENVER — The city of Denver has adopted new rules and regulations regarding cannabis consumption at businesses and special events. The most notable rules ban businesses that sell cannabis or alcohol from allowing patrons to use marijuana on the property.  Businesses cannot be in a  residential zone and they must be at least 1,000 feet from a school. In November, Denver voters approved Initiative 300, granting businesses the ability to apply for a permit to allow for adult marijuana consumption in […]

  • Ensuring a safe Fourth of July for pets

    DENVER — The Fourth of July is an American tradition, full of festivities, but for pets, it’s not always a festive time. Pet Sitters International (PSI) recommends that pet owners take precautions to ensure their pets have a safe and happy Independence Day. “With the excitement of the celebration, it can be easy to forget that not all traditions are a good fit for pets,” explained PSI President Patti J. Moran. PSI offers these simple tips to keep pets healthy […]

  • Frontier to add flights to both coasts from Colorado Springs

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The city of Colorado Springs is announcing new Frontier Airlines flights connecting Colorado Springs Airport to coastal cities, both with multiple nearby military bases. The inaugural flight from Colorado Springs to San Diego International Airport departs on July 10 at 10:35 a.m. Naval Base San Diego is a few miles away from the San Diego International Airport. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is located about 50 miles north of there. Flights returning daily from San Diego […]

  • American Airlines introducing flights between Colorado Springs, Chicago

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Beginning July 5, American Airlines will have have two daily nonstop flights between Colorado Springs and Chicago. Flight 3161 will depart at 7:25 a.m. to Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Flight 3138  departs at 12:20 p.m. For return flights, passengers can board a 10 a.m. flight or a 5 p.m. flight aboard a CR7-Canadair RJ 700. American Airlines and the city of Colorado Springs will celebrate the debut of the new flights at a ceremony at […]

  • ZZ Top, Gabriel Iglesias headline first round of Colorado State Fair performers

    PUEBLO, Colo. — A variety of performers are scheduled to take the stage at this year’s Colorado State Fair, including country, classic rock, and legendary musicians. Scheduled to appear are comedian Gabriel Iglesias on Aug. 25, country musician Gary Allen on Aug. 31, rock legends ZZ Top on Sept. 1, Christian-rock band Skillet on Sept. 2 and country singer Hunter Hayes on Sept. 3. All will perform at the Southwest Motors Events Center. “Our entertainment lineup is diverse and exciting […]

  • Russian military assisting in search for missing Colorado man

    HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman said specialized mountain search and rescue teams and Russian military helicopters are aiding in the search for Littleton police officer Steven Beare, who recently disappeared while climbing Mount Elbrus. In a statement, Coffman said his office will “continue working closely with the Russian embassy in Washington, D. C. and the U.S. embassy in Moscow to resolve this matter and bring Steven home to his wife Olivia & his family.” My statement on […]

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