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  • School requires students to submit photos of dresses before attending dance

    PEWAUKEE, WI. – A School district in Milwaukee is now requiring all students and guests to submit photos of their attire before they can buy tickets to the High Schools homecoming dance next month. The new policy is part of the Pewaukee School District’s dress code, which is aimed at keeping students from showing too much skin, the Journal Sentinel reported. The rule has reportedly been in place since January 2015, but a reminder emailed to families last week has […]

  • 24-hour bus lanes along Broadway, Lincoln begin Monday

    DENVER — Big changes are coming to South Broadway and Lincoln Street in Denver starting Monday. Starting Sunday, red paint will be added to convert existing peak-hour bus lanes into 24-hour bus lanes. The goal is to make the area safer for everyone on the roads: Vehicles, bicycles and buses. Vehicles can still use the lane to make right-hand turns and get to parking. The 24-hour bus-only lanes will run on Broadway between 17th and Exposition avenues — a stretch […]

  • Adams County predicted to be among best in country for economic growth

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A study is forecasting Adams County to have significant economic growth over the next five years. Oxford Economics examined county-level data to identify trends in growth and economic diversification. Suburban counties will likely have a large number of millennials, meaning suburban areas would begin growing faster than metropolitan areas. Adams County ranked No. 8 on the list for strongest economic growth and was the only Colorado county that made the top nine. The Aurora and Arvada […]

  • OtterBox owner to open retail store in Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The company behind OtterBox phone cases will open its first retail shop in its hometown of Fort Collins, it was announced Friday. OtterBox was created in the mid-1990s in a garage in Fort Collins. Since then, OtterBox has grown to be the No. 1 most trusted-brand in smartphone protections. The Otter Shop will open Aug. 11 at 151 W. Mountain Ave. in downtown Fort Collins. The store will host a grand opening celebration through the weekend […]

  • Colorado state senator considers bike tax proposal

    DENVER — A Colorado state senator from Grand Junction is sparking up a debate after suggesting a possible tax on bikes. The conversation began after lawmakers in Oregon approved a similar tax. According to the Washington Post; in Oregon anyone who buys a bike for 200 or dollars or more now has to pay a new sales tax on top of the cost. Senator Ray Scott proposed the idea on Facebook, if the plan becomes a reality the money raised […]

  • South Metro announces funeral procession route for veteran firefighter

    DENVER, Colo. — A funeral procession is happening this Friday for South Metro Firefighter Engineer Mike Freeman. The funeral will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at Denver First Church. Following the service will be an emergency vehicle procession starting around 1:30pm. South Metro Fire Rescue tweeted out a map of the route for drivers who may want to avoid the procession. Engineer Freeman Funeral – 11 am Friday at 3800 E. Hampden Ave. Emergency vehicle procession will begin around 1:30 […]

  • Former VP Biden to visit Denver in December

    DENVER, Colo. – Former Vice President Joe Biden will make a speaking appearance in Denver during his “American Promise Tour” this fall. Biden will launch a 19-city tour in November with a stop at Denver’s Paramount theater on December 2nd. The tour will support his upcoming book, “Promise Me Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose.” According to publisher, Flatiron Books, the memoir will touch on the Former Vice President’s struggle to balance politics and family as his son, […]

  • Median home prices top $410,000 in Denver

    DENVER — The summer buying and selling season is in full swing, and in the Denver metro area, median sales prices have surpassed $410,000. According to a housing report from the Colorado Association of Realtors, median sales prices rose nearly 6 percent from a year ago. Statewide, the median sales price is $370,000 for single-family homes, a 7 percent increase from last year. The number rose despite a 7 percent increase in new listings in the metro area and statewide. […]

  • Woman arrested for allegedly trying to hit other drivers on Highway 285, running from deputy

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A woman was arrested Monday after trying to intentionally run into other vehicles on Highway 285, then running from a deputy, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said. The incident happened about noon between Wagon Trail Road and South Hillview Road. Several drivers had to avoid colliding with the driver, 46-year-old Jennifer Brooks, as she drove a black Jeep Cherokee. After the sheriff’s office received a report of a driver swerving all over the lanes of northbound […]

  • Video shows woman’s 83-foot belly-flop from popular Colorado cliff going wrong

    DENVER — A woman was airlifted to a hospital after she belly-flopped in an 83-foot cliff dive at a popular Colorado spot over the Fourth of July holiday. Rachel Dukich of Denver recorded the incident at Paradise Cove Cliff near Florissant in Teller County west of Colorado Springs. She said the woman was reported to have a bloody nose and was “highly disoriented” after the dive. “I think she jumped out far to be sure to clear the rock face and […]

  • BBB issues warning against Littleton-based Revision Skis

    LITTLETON, Colo. — The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning after receiving several complaints about Littleton-based Revision Skis. The BBB launched an investigation after receiving seven complaints on ScamTracker between February and mid June. The majority of the complaints are from customers who say they ordered skis online from Revision Skis but they were never delivered. Reported losses ranged from $300 to $750. Most complaints also say customers received an initial email from Revision Skis explaining the delivery would […]

  • Steamboat Springs becomes second mountain resort to cancel fireworks show

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Steamboat Springs has canceled its fireworks show for July 4, the second Colorado mountain resort to do so because of high temperatures, dry conditions and growing fire concerns. Police and fire officials evaluated conditions on Howelsen Hill and Emerald Mountain, and decided that for the safety of participants, volunteers and the potential threat of wildfire, the fireworks show will not take place. “With a wildland fire currently burning west of Steamboat Springs and conditions showing no […]

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