Firefighters made progress Sunday in battling a small wildfire that forced people to flee hundreds of homes in the mountains just outside downtown Boulder, Colorado, and authorities said they believe the blaze may have been human-caused. Light winds pushed the flames in the wooded area a couple of miles west of Pearl Street, the shopping […]
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Many smart, ambitious undergrads no longer automatically think of law school as their path to success. The recession of the late 2000s resulted in a nationwide drop in student interest in law school and opportunities for young lawyers.
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-CO6, is suggesting he might use the power of the purse to protect Colorado’s legal marijuana industry. During a telephone town hall Wednesday evening the Republican congressman was asked about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ threat to crack down on states like Colorado that have legalized recreational marijuana.
A historical society in Colorado has authorized the $84,000 purchase of a pistol previously owned by one of the Old West’s most famous gunfighters.
The Vatican has issued new figures showing it narrowed its deficit by half in 2015 to 12.4 million euros ($13 million). That compares with a deficit of 25.6 million euros in 2014. The Vatican released the figures for 2015 on Saturday but didn’t include fuller details as it has in previous years, citing a transition […]
From Colorado’s state Capitol to Trump Tower in New York and the Washington Monument, groups of hundreds of people rallied for President Trump on Saturday, waving “Deplorables for Trump” signs and even carrying a life-size cutout of the president. Chelsea Thomas, an accountant from Thornton, Colorado, brought her family to the March 4 Trump rally […]
The city of Pueblo has committed to becoming 100 percent powered by renewable energy sources by 2035. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that the Pueblo City Council approved the move 6-1. It’s a dramatic departure for the blue-collar mining and steel town.
A low-flying drone was blamed for spooking a horse that injured three people during a winter race in southwest Colorado. The accident happened Saturday at a skijoring race in Silverton that features horses pulling cross-country skiers through gates and jumps.
Weed on Craigslist? It’s widely for sale in Colorado, but a bill moving through the state Legislature aims to crack down on folks who sell weed illegally using online ads. A bill approved unanimously by the state Senate Monday would create a new misdemeanor of advertising pot if the advertiser doesn’t have a license to […]
Timeline of Friday’s events as Donald Trump is inaugurated president of the United States (all times MST): Before the ceremony — 6:30 a.m.: Donald and Melania Trump attend service at St. John’s Church