7 ways Joe Biden’s presidency may quickly affect Colorado

With President Joe Biden taking office Wednesday, the new administration and a new party in power will usher in immediate changes, some of which will have a disproportionate impact on Colorado. ...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

How Democratic control in Washington and Colorado work together

When Democrats regained control of the Colorado Legislature in 2019, they started taking action in response to President Donald Trump and a deadlocked Congress. That included passing legislation...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2021 | UPDATED: 1 day 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Small liquor stores brace for more changes in alcohol laws

Days into the new year, the owner of Morgans Liquor in Denver sat down with his financial books. The pandemic gave him a small boost in 2020 sales, but a troubling slide continued: His customer...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Two big-name Democrats exploring 2022 bids to unseat Lauren Boebert

Two well-known Democratic state lawmakers say they are already exploring whether to launch a bid to unseat U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year, just weeks into the fiery Republican’s term. It’s the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado appeals court upholds waivers, protecting ski areas

A Colorado Court of Appeals panel last week delivered the first state appellate decision affirming the use of waivers to protect ski resorts from lawsuits filed by injured skiers. Charlotte...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2021 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

What impact are ski areas having on coronavirus spread?

Colorado’s resort communities are teetering on the edge of increased restrictions as a potential surge in COVID-19 cases from the busy holidays looms. But public health officials in eight...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Armed Coloradan went to D.C., planned to kill Pelosi, court documents say

A Colorado man who drove to Washington, D.C., last week amid a riot at the U.S. Capitol was armed with an arsenal of guns and ammunition and intended to kill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, federal...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trump administration passes up Colorado, will move U.S. Space Command to Alabama

The U.S. Air Force is expected to announce Huntsville, Alabama, as the location for the U.S. Space Command headquarters, a blow to Colorado leaders who have been angling for years for the state to...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

What to expect as Colorado Legislature starts 2021 term

The Colorado General Assembly gavels to a start Wednesday, but leaders are calling it a “soft open.” The state Legislature plans to work for three days before adjourning until Feb. 16 – a move...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers will get access to vaccine ahead of others

Colorado lawmakers will have access to a COVID-19 vaccine for the 2021 lawmaking term that begins Wednesday, likely moving them ahead of hundreds of thousands of others in the state’s second...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Democrats to pursue mandatory waiting period for gun buyers

Democratic state lawmakers in Colorado are planning to introduce at least three pieces of gun-control legislation this year, including a measure that would require a waiting period – potentially of...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Wrongful death lawsuit targets Silverton Avalanche School

The family of a Longmont man killed in an avalanche safety class near Silverton is suing the guide, school and local rescue group as well as the maker of an avalanche airbag and its private equity...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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