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  • 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 […]

  • Man dies kayaking in Yampa River Canyon

    DINOSAUR, Colo. — A 66-year-old man from Craig died Saturday during a private kayaking trip on the Yampa River in Dinosaur National Monument. The man was on a two-person inflatable kayak, officials said. According to a release by the Dinosaur National Monument, preliminary reports indicate the kayaker hit a rock in Tepee raid around 2 p.m. Saturday, and never resurfaced. He was wearing a personal flotation device. The other kayaker continued 24 miles downstream to Hells Canyon Ranch to report […]

  • Hyperloop One announces historic first successful full systems test

    NEW YORK — The team from the fast-moving transportation system Hyperloop One announced Wednesday the successful completion of the world’s first full systems Hyperloop test. The test was done in a vacuum environment in the Nevada desert. The test was performed May 12, but the landmark wasn’t made public until Wednesday. It brings the company one step further to launching the high-speed train for use by the public. The concept was first proposed in 2013 by Elon Musk, the founder […]

  • McDonald’s giving away free ice cream for life

    OAK BROOK, Ill. — Taking advantage of National Ice Cream Day this year at McDonald’s could mean free soft serve for life. The restaurant is offering a free vanilla cone on Sunday in honor of National Ice Cream Day. Participants have to download the McDonald’s app to redeem the free cone between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. local time. After downloading the app, participants will be entered for the chance to get a free ice cream cone each week for […]

  • 2 killed in rollover accident on I-70 near Silt

    GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — Two people were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 70 on Monday night, the Colorado State Patrol said. The crash happened about 5 p.m. in the westbound lanes between Rifle and Silt. Five people were in the vehicle. Two were pronounced dead at the scene and three others were taken to a hospital in Grand Junction. Two of the injured were airlifted. Traffic was diverted to westbound Highway 6 at mile marker 97 while […]

  • Suspects arrested in deadly pedestrian hit-and-run

    WESTMINSTER. Colo. — Police arrested a man and woman who are accused of being involved in a deadly pedestrian hit-and-run in Westminster last week. The incident happened near Sheridan Boulevard and West 74th Avenue just after 1 a.m. Wednesday, the Westminster Police Department said. The victim, identified as 24-year-old Aaron Ramirez, was visiting Colorado from Visalia, California. He was found in the road and taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. He is in the hospital with family on life […]

  • Public access to Lonetree Reservoir to be cut off in 2018

    LOVELAND, Colo. — Public access to Loveland fishing area Lonetree Reservoir will be cut off next year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said. Northeast regional manager Mark Leslie said Colorado Parks and Wildlife negotiated for a 20-year lease but was outbid and was only able to retain the recreation lease through June 30, 2018. “Sadly the agency may face additional situation like this in the future as we struggle to support our hunting and fishing access with a constrained budget,” Leslie […]

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