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
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An avalanche swept across a Colorado highway that is a key route to the popular Vail ski resort, blocking access for some skiers heading to the mountain and trapping three commercial trucks, authorities said Tuesday. No one was injured when the avalanche dumped up to 15 feet of snow onto Interstate 70 at Vail Pass […]
Coal production in Colorado fell by nearly 40 percent in 2016, dropping to a low the state hasn’t experienced since the 1970s. The Daily Sentinel reports that the U.S. Energy Information Administration released data Thursday showing the state’s 2016 production was 11.4 million tons, down from 18.9 million tons in 2015, or a 39.5 percent […]
Former Jefferson County district attorney Scott Storey was arrested following a suspected drunken-driving crash on New Year’s Eve. KMGH-TV reports Storey was cited for misdemeanor DUI near downtown Littleton and was taken to the Arapahoe County jail early Saturday morning. Police say his blood-alcohol content was 0.144 percent, nearly twice the legal limit for driving.
A woman was fatally stabbed Sunday near the state capitol building. Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson says the woman was waiting for a friend at about 2 a.m. Sunday when a man attacked her. She died at the scene, which is about three blocks east of the capitol.
Conservation groups have purchased 12.5 acres of private land inside Rocky Mountain National Park and plan to turn it over to the park. The three organizations said Thursday the land is in the Wild Basin area at the south end of the park and offers scenic views of the mountains on the Continental Divide.
President Barack Obama says Hanukkah is a reminder that freedom is the most meaningful of all the blessings enjoyed in the U.S. Obama held a pair of Hanukkah receptions at the White House on Wednesday with Jewish leaders and rabbis.
Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has certified the results of the 2016 general election after the deadline passed for people to request a recount from the state. The results include nine statewide ballot measures. Gov. John Hickenlooper has 30 days to sign the successful measures into law. The Colorado General Assembly then has to […]
Workers at a Denver McDonald’s plan to strike and then demonstrate at the city’s airport on Tuesday as part of a nationwide day of protests by fast-food employees to push for higher wages and union rights. While a strike is planned at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, the Service Employees International Union says workers won’t try […]
The FBI in Denver has a new leader. The agency announced Monday that Calvin Shivers has been named as the special agent in charge of the Denver division, which is responsible for both Colorado and Wyoming.