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Colorado Republicans agitated by transportation moves look to 2022

Colorado Republicans’ latest howl about the state’s approach to transportation took the form of a sternly worded letter. The three-page missive, sent to the Colorado Transportation Commission by two dozen GOP legislators on Oct. 28, accused its 11 members of carrying water for Gov. Jared Polis, who appointed them, and suggested they serve increasingly as […]

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Colorado van outfitter quadrupling space as #vanlife business booms during pandemic – The Denver Post

Dave Walsh is tired of turning customers away. The founder of Vanlife Customs said his van outfitting business is booked out a year from now, but he’s hoping that will change after the startup moves into a larger space next month. “We’re swamped,” Walsh said. “When we shut down for COVID, I thought my business […]

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Colorado snow totals for Oct. 14-15, 2021

The following Colorado snow totals have been reported by the National Weather Service for Oct. 14-15, 2021, as of 7 a.m. Friday: Berthoud Falls, CO — 3 inches at 9:59 p.m. MDT – 10/14/2021 Blue River, CO — 2 inches at 9:59 p.m. MDT – 10/14/2021 Cameron Pass, CO — 2 inches at 9:59 p.m. […]

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Colorado woman comes forward in daughter’s quest to find 7 strangers her father helped on 9/11

Joyce Blutt refers to Emilio Martinez as her guardian angel, her Saint Emilio. Blutt, 74, is one of seven strangers who Martinez drove from the Omaha, Nebraska, airport to Denver for free on Sept. 11, 2001, after their planes were grounded in the wake of the terrorist attacks. Martinez died in 2016, but his daughter, […]

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Colorado wildfires: Black Mountain Fire nears containment

Several fires still smolder across Colorado, but crews have put in a lot of work to combat and suppress blazes. The most recent spark was the Black Mountain Fire on Aug. 29. As of Tuesday, crews have now established 91% containment. That fire is one of four still active from this summer’s fire season. The […]

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Colorado weather: Cold front brings threat of mudslides back to burn scar areas

Who’s ready to cool off? After a stretch of days in the 90s with smoke filling the air again, it’s safe to say that an upcoming change in the weather pattern will be well received. However, a rather strong area of low pressure will swing down the spine of the Rockies from Idaho and will […]

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Colorado to tighten rules for unvaccinated staff, residents in nursing homes

The state will require stricter virus testing and mitigation practices inside residential care facilities because of the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19. Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment on Friday afternoon announced a series of new guidelines for those facilities, which call for daily rapid testing of unvaccinated staff members, plus testing […]

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Colorado bald eagles can swim, CPW research finds — The Know

Bet you didn’t know bald eagles can swim. Neither did Reesa Conrey, an avian researcher for Colorado Parks and Wildlife who is leading the most comprehensive bald eagle research project the agency has ever conducted. Sure enough, Conrey saw it happen on Tuesday: A bald eagle doing the breaststroke. “I learn something new every day,” […]

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Colorado gun sales continue at record pace in 2021

Coloradans since last year have bought guns at such a rapid pace that gun store owners struggled to keep their shelves stocked. Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center in Lakewood generally carries several hundred guns at any time, but during the pandemic, the shop’s stock sometimes dropped to as few as 10, co-owner Jacquelyn Clark […]

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Colorado wildfire: Cold front and some rain slows fires on the Western Slope

Mother nature has been pitching in helping firefighters battling five wildfires in Colorado. Rain fell on the fire areas overnight Thursday and more precipitation is expected on Friday, slowing down the fires and helping firefighters who are attacking fires directly, and others who are building containment lines under cloudy skies and cooler weather. A cold […]