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Bill requiring Coloradans to report lost guns appears headed for passage

A bill that would require Coloradans to report a lost or stolen firearm within five days of realizing that it’s missing passed the state Senate on Wednesday along party lines, putting it on a...

DATE: March 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado will unveil $700M stimulus plan. Here’s where the money will go.

Top Democratic and Republican state lawmakers on Wednesday joined Gov. Jared Polis to unveil a $700 million state economic stimulus plan, the lion’s share of which is set to go to “shovel-ready”...

DATE: March 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Shooting at Denver’s Civic Center park prompts brief lockdown of Colorado Capitol

The Colorado Capitol was briefly locked down Monday afternoon because of a shooting in Denver’s nearby Civic Center park. The shooting happened about 12:30 p.m. A man was wounded and taken to a...

DATE: March 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Behind-the-scenes: Gov. Polis’ ups and downs managing Colorado’s COVID crisis

A little more than a month into Colorado’s battle with coronavirus, Gov. Jared Polis and his team reached the helpless realization that there was no end in sight. At that point, more than 8,000...

DATE: March 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Poll: Colorado Republicans show less interest in COVID vaccination

Getting the coronavirus vaccine in Colorado may depend on a person’s political party affiliation, with a new poll showing Republican voters are far less likely to get inoculated than their...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and longtime partner, Marlon Reis, are engaged

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is engaged. And he picked an interesting moment to pop the question. First gentleman Marlon Reis was feeling crummy the day it happened. His condition was deteriorating...

DATE: March 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado changes vaccine plan again, moving down most essential workers

Colorado is once again reshuffling its coronavirus vaccine distribution plan, this time bumping up older and sicker people in line and moving down most essential workers who were slated to start...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Department of Defense to investigate Space Command headquarters relocation

The Inspector General’s Office of the U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday it will investigate the Trump administration’s decision to relocate the U.S. Space Command headquarters from...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seventh Democrat announces bid to unseat Lauren Boebert

State Rep. Donald Valdez is running to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year, becoming the seventh Democrat and the second state lawmaker to jump into the 3rd Congressional District...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Census data for redistricting expected after maps are due

The U.S. Census Bureau is warning states that it may not provide the population data they need to redraw congressional and legislative districts until Sept. 30, more than 180 days late and after a...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Republicans: Time to trim governor’s emergency powers

In theory, Gov. Jared Polis could keep Colorado under emergency-declaration status for as long as he’s leading the state, giving himself broad powers that he wouldn’t otherwise be able to wield...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

State senator launches campaign to unseat Lauren Boebert

State Sen. Kerry Donovan on Wednesday filed paperwork launching her campaign to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert next year. Donovan, a Vail Democrat, made her 3rd Congressional District...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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