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Could Colorado end the use of private prisons by 2025? Lawmakers want to find out.

Could Colorado end the use of private prisons by 2025? Lawmakers want to find out.

Colorado lawmakers for the first time are preparing to map out a possible divorce from the private prison industry, and a long-shuttered maximum-security prison could be part of the solution. Read full article: Could Colorado end the use of private pr...→

Could Colorado end the use of private prisons by 2025? Lawmakers want to find out.

Could Colorado end the use of private prisons by 2025? Lawmakers want to find out.

Colorado lawmakers for the first time are preparing to map out a possible divorce from the private prison industry, and a long-shuttered maximum-security prison could be part of the solution. Read full article: Could Colorado end the use of private pr...→

Colorado lawmakers create school safety committee after STEM shooting, Sol Pais scare

Colorado lawmakers create school safety committee after STEM shooting, Sol Pais scare

Colorado’s legislature has created an interim committee to study school safety in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Highlands Ranch and a threat to schools last month. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers create school safety ...→

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

Pritzker on Wednesday joined those calling for hearings, but he stopped short of blaming White, a political ally: "Look, I don’t think we need to be pointing fingers at anybody about blame." Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to fi...→

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

With a diluted set of draft picks, Bears general manager Ryan Pace needs to find some bargains at the Senior Bowl. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need...→

Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip nears end, “It’s time to man up”

Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip nears end, “It’s time to man up”

San Jose Sharks coach Bob Boughner says too many guys haven’t been on same page in losses to Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche Read full article: Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip near...→

'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Jennings, Holzhauer, Rutter react to end of GOAT tournament

'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Jennings, Holzhauer, Rutter react to end of GOAT tournament

It wasn't just the viewers who were reacting to the game show history unfolding on primetime television. The three contestants themselves were tweeting along, too. Read full article: 'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Je...→

Colorado lawmakers introduce death penalty repeal

Colorado lawmakers introduce death penalty repeal

Lawmakers on Tuesday took the first step toward repealing the death penalty in Colorado. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers introduce death penal...→

Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all time? We could find out Friday night

Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all time? We could find out Friday night

Ken Jennings won the first and third total-point matches on “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time,” while James Holzhauer won the second. The first player to win three matches will be dec… Read full article: Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all...→

Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers react to Iran situation

Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers react to Iran situation

Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation reacted Wednesday morning after President Donald Trump addressed Iran’s attack on a Iraqi base for U.S. troops Tuesday evening. Read full article: Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers r...→

GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado prison in two months; state will have to find new placements

GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado prison in two months; state will have to find new placements

GEO Group on Tuesday gave the Colorado Department of Corrections notice that it will close the Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry Center on March 7, according to the department.  Read full article: GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado pris...→

Advice to first-time gardeners: Think small. Find your spot.

Advice to first-time gardeners: Think small. Find your spot.

Another growing season is building momentum with the arrival of the 2020 seed catalogs, and gardeners are drafting plans for new harvests. There's such a thing as being too enthusiastic, though, especially among novices.Beginners can achieve their best planting results by thinking small. Read full article: Advice to first-time gardeners: Think sm...→

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

A private prison firm that just won multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers in California is suing the state Read full article: Firm sues California over ban on private...→

Opinion | It's time to end America's culinary love affair with England at Christmastime

Opinion | It's time to end America's culinary love affair with England at Christmastime

Channeling Dickensian nostalgia is fun for some, but there is simply no reason to crown the foods of Victorian England the go-to reference point for Christmastime cooking. Read full article: Opinion | It's time to end America's cul...→

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie spending 'private time' in Canada

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie spending 'private time' in Canada

Prince Harry's office has confirmed that he and his family will be spending “private time” in Canada over the Christmas holidays. Read full article: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie ...→

Private investigation of billionaire murders in Canada comes to end

Private investigation of billionaire murders in Canada comes to end

Barry and Honey Sherman were found in December 2017 hanging by belts from a railing that surrounds their indoor pool. Read full article: Private investigation of billionaire mur...→

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers and member countries have agreed on a deal to promote environmentally-friendly investment after weeks of discussions that had stalled over whether to exclude nuclear projects. Read full article: EU lawmakers, member states find comprom...→

Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescription drug costs — again

Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescription drug costs — again

Colorado Democrats unveiled bills Tuesday that aim to reduce prescription drug costs, picking up where they left off in 2019 Read full article: Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescrip...→

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

This could be the first draft since 2016 without a first-round tight end. That’s not such a bad thing for the Bears, who don’t pick until No. 43. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to fi...→

Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection against threats to themselves

Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection against threats to themselves

Two state representatives have introduced a bill that makes it a class 4 felony — punishable by up to 6 years in prison or a fine as high as $500,000 — if anyone makes “a credible threa… Read full article: Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection...→

Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop public health insurance option

Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop public health insurance option

Colorado’s House has sent to the governor a bill to develop a public health insurance option. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop pu...→

Lawmakers on both sides find things to like in Md. governor’s budget | WTOP

Lawmakers on both sides find things to like in Md. governor’s budget | WTOP

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan briefed lawmakers on his $47.9 billion budget Wednesday morning, and members of both parties emphasized areas where they could work together. Read full article: Lawmakers on both sides find things to l...→

Prisons | Denver Westword | The Leading Independent News Source in Denver, Colorado

A new report supports ending capital punishment in Colorado.... Second Chance Center in Aurora helps formerly incarcerated people transition back to society by providing not just resources, but mentorship and community from people who have shared similar struggles. Read full article: Prisons | Denver Westword | The Leading ...→

It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s up to us to find it’

It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s up to us to find it’

It’s crazy how quickly this thing has gone sideways for the Wild. After a resounding road win over the Colorado Avalanche two days after Christmas, the Wild returned to the Xcel Energy Center… Read full article: It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s ...→

Colorado homeland security plane couldn’t find reported mystery drones

Colorado homeland security plane couldn’t find reported mystery drones

A plane sent to search for drones in northeast Colorado came up empty Monday night, according to the Colorado Department of Public Safety. Read full article: Colorado homeland security plane couldn’...→

Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holocaust, genocide education in public schools

Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holocaust, genocide education in public schools

Two lawmakers say they’re hoping to bring a bill in 2020 that would strengthen Colorado public schools’ standards for instruction on the Holocaust and genocide. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holoc...→

Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private Prisons

Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private Prisons

A private prison firm that just won multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers in California sued the state on Monday. Read full article: Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private...→

Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Colorado Grandmother

Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Colorado Grandmother

A six-time deported illegal alien has been arrested for allegedly killing a Colorado grandmother after being released from local custody. Read full article: Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused ...→

It's time to find out of you made the naughty or nice list

It's time to find out of you made the naughty or nice list

Christmas is days away and it’s time to find if you’re going to get a lump of coal under the tree or gifts from your wish list. The Department of Christmas Affairs, which operates under the North Pole Government, has released its official “Naughty & Nice List” for 2019. Read full article: It's time to find out of you made the na...→

Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Find Permanent Fix

Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Find Permanent Fix

A working group of lawmakers had 60 days to find answers for the rising price of insulin. But those who rely on the life-saving medicine aren't happy with their lack of action. Read full article: Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To F...→

Texas election results may change a third time after officials find missing ballot box

Texas election results may change a third time after officials find missing ballot box

The results of a $569 million Texas election may change for a third time since November after Midland County officials found a missing "mystery" ballot box. Read full article: Texas election results may change a thir...→

Colorado family leave advocates pursue ballot measure in case lawmakers don’t pass it

Colorado family leave advocates pursue ballot measure in case lawmakers don’t pass it

A Colorado group is trying to put a measure on the state ballot asking voters to pass family and medical leave in case lawmakers don’t pass legislation this year. Read full article: Colorado family leave advocates pursue b...→

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

That makes the Senior Bowl an ideal destination for the Bears, and they had a solid delegation of scouts weaving through the game’s hotel headquarters as teams began formal interviews with players of interest. This event is typically a show Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need...→

Colorado proposes running public health care option through private insurers

Colorado proposes running public health care option through private insurers

When Colorado’s public health insurance option rolls out on the individual market in a few years, the state won’t be running the plans offered to consumers. Instead, the coverage will be administer… Read full article: Colorado proposes running public health ...→

Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay for time not worked

Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay for time not worked

Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced a plan this week to remedy the "ridiculous" law that allows state legislators to be paid for days they did not hold office. Representatives and senators are paid in 12 equal disbursements on the last working day of each month. Current law allows lawmakers to receive a full salary as long as they hold office at least one day in each pay period. Read full article: Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay fo...→

Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start and end in Durango in tour of southwest Colorado

Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start and end in Durango in tour of southwest Colorado

The Denver Post’s annual Ride the Rockies bicycle tour will be returning to southwest Colorado for its 35th edition, starting and ending in Durango and taking riders 418 miles over six days t… Read full article: Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start a...→

A pack of wolves has been spotted in Colorado for the first time in over 70 years, park officials say

A pack of wolves has been spotted in Colorado for the first time in over 70 years, park officials say

The reports are unconfirmed but park officials have launched an investigation following eyewitness accounts and other evidence that "strongly suggests" a pack of wolves are living in Colorado. Read full article: A pack of wolves has been spotted in Col...→

With growing opposition and slowing prison population growth, what is the future for private prison companies in Colorado?

With growing opposition and slowing prison population growth, what is the future for private prison companies in Colorado?

The messy process of ending Denver’s connections to private corrections companies highlights how enmeshed Colorado’s criminal justice system remains in the private prison industry. Read full article: With growing opposition and slowing pris...→

Colorado lawmakers consider bill to automatically clear past marijuana convictions

Colorado lawmakers consider bill to automatically clear past marijuana convictions

One key detail could determine whether an upcoming bill in Colorado’s statehouse stands to affect hundreds of thousands of people, or perhaps just a few hundred. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers consider bill to auto...→

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

A private prison operator that was awarded multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers sued the state of California on Monday. Read full article: Firm sues California over ban on private...→

Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the push for 100% broadband in rural Colorado

Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the push for 100% broadband in rural Colorado

Somewhere in the range of 80,000 to 90,000 Colorado households are living with internet that is slower than 25 mbps, the federal definition of “broadband” speed. The path to bringing th… Read full article: Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the p...→

Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Time To Buy A Car?

Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Time To Buy A Car?

It's been 20 years since Lexus first put red bows on new cars during the holidays. That move helped changed how the entire auto-dealer industry operates this time of year. Read full article: Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Tim...→

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers and countries have agreed on a deal to promote environmentally-friendly investment Read full article: EU lawmakers, member states find comprom...→

Colorado lawmakers create school safety committee after STEM shooting, Sol Pais scare

Colorado lawmakers create school safety committee after STEM shooting, Sol Pais scare

Colorado’s legislature has created an interim committee to study school safety in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Highlands Ranch and a threat to schools last month. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers create school safety ...→

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

This could be the first draft since 2016 without a first-round tight end. That’s not such a bad thing for the Bears, who don’t pick until No. 43. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to fi...→

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

That makes the Senior Bowl an ideal destination for the Bears, and they had a solid delegation of scouts weaving through the game’s hotel headquarters as teams began formal interviews with players of interest. This event is typically a show Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need...→

Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop public health insurance option

Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop public health insurance option

Colorado’s House has sent to the governor a bill to develop a public health insurance option. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop pu...→

Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip nears end, “It’s time to man up”

Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip nears end, “It’s time to man up”

San Jose Sharks coach Bob Boughner says too many guys haven’t been on same page in losses to Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche Read full article: Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip near...→

Prisons | Denver Westword | The Leading Independent News Source in Denver, Colorado

A new report supports ending capital punishment in Colorado.... Second Chance Center in Aurora helps formerly incarcerated people transition back to society by providing not just resources, but mentorship and community from people who have shared similar struggles. Read full article: Prisons | Denver Westword | The Leading ...→

Colorado lawmakers introduce death penalty repeal

Colorado lawmakers introduce death penalty repeal

Lawmakers on Tuesday took the first step toward repealing the death penalty in Colorado. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers introduce death penal...→

It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s up to us to find it’

It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s up to us to find it’

It’s crazy how quickly this thing has gone sideways for the Wild. After a resounding road win over the Colorado Avalanche two days after Christmas, the Wild returned to the Xcel Energy Center… Read full article: It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s ...→

Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all time? We could find out Friday night

Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all time? We could find out Friday night

Ken Jennings won the first and third total-point matches on “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time,” while James Holzhauer won the second. The first player to win three matches will be dec… Read full article: Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all...→

A pack of wolves has been spotted in Colorado for the first time in over 70 years, park officials say

A pack of wolves has been spotted in Colorado for the first time in over 70 years, park officials say

The reports are unconfirmed but park officials have launched an investigation following eyewitness accounts and other evidence that "strongly suggests" a pack of wolves are living in Colorado. Read full article: A pack of wolves has been spotted in Col...→

GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado prison in two months; state will have to find new placements

GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado prison in two months; state will have to find new placements

GEO Group on Tuesday gave the Colorado Department of Corrections notice that it will close the Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry Center on March 7, according to the department.  Read full article: GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado pris...→

Colorado lawmakers consider bill to automatically clear past marijuana convictions

Colorado lawmakers consider bill to automatically clear past marijuana convictions

One key detail could determine whether an upcoming bill in Colorado’s statehouse stands to affect hundreds of thousands of people, or perhaps just a few hundred. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers consider bill to auto...→

Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private Prisons

Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private Prisons

A private prison firm that just won multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers in California sued the state on Monday. Read full article: Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private...→

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

A private prison firm that just won multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers in California is suing the state Read full article: Firm sues California over ban on private...→

Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the push for 100% broadband in rural Colorado

Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the push for 100% broadband in rural Colorado

Somewhere in the range of 80,000 to 90,000 Colorado households are living with internet that is slower than 25 mbps, the federal definition of “broadband” speed. The path to bringing th… Read full article: Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the p...→

It's time to find out of you made the naughty or nice list

It's time to find out of you made the naughty or nice list

Christmas is days away and it’s time to find if you’re going to get a lump of coal under the tree or gifts from your wish list. The Department of Christmas Affairs, which operates under the North Pole Government, has released its official “Naughty & Nice List” for 2019. Read full article: It's time to find out of you made the na...→

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie spending 'private time' in Canada

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie spending 'private time' in Canada

Prince Harry's office has confirmed that he and his family will be spending “private time” in Canada over the Christmas holidays. Read full article: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie ...→

Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Time To Buy A Car?

Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Time To Buy A Car?

It's been 20 years since Lexus first put red bows on new cars during the holidays. That move helped changed how the entire auto-dealer industry operates this time of year. Read full article: Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Tim...→

Texas election results may change a third time after officials find missing ballot box

Texas election results may change a third time after officials find missing ballot box

The results of a $569 million Texas election may change for a third time since November after Midland County officials found a missing "mystery" ballot box. Read full article: Texas election results may change a thir...→

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers and member countries have agreed on a deal to promote environmentally-friendly investment after weeks of discussions that had stalled over whether to exclude nuclear projects. Read full article: EU lawmakers, member states find comprom...→

Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescription drug costs — again

Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescription drug costs — again

Colorado Democrats unveiled bills Tuesday that aim to reduce prescription drug costs, picking up where they left off in 2019 Read full article: Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescrip...→

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

Pritzker on Wednesday joined those calling for hearings, but he stopped short of blaming White, a political ally: "Look, I don’t think we need to be pointing fingers at anybody about blame." Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to fi...→

Colorado family leave advocates pursue ballot measure in case lawmakers don’t pass it

Colorado family leave advocates pursue ballot measure in case lawmakers don’t pass it

A Colorado group is trying to put a measure on the state ballot asking voters to pass family and medical leave in case lawmakers don’t pass legislation this year. Read full article: Colorado family leave advocates pursue b...→

Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection against threats to themselves

Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection against threats to themselves

Two state representatives have introduced a bill that makes it a class 4 felony — punishable by up to 6 years in prison or a fine as high as $500,000 — if anyone makes “a credible threa… Read full article: Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection...→

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

With a diluted set of draft picks, Bears general manager Ryan Pace needs to find some bargains at the Senior Bowl. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need...→

Colorado proposes running public health care option through private insurers

Colorado proposes running public health care option through private insurers

When Colorado’s public health insurance option rolls out on the individual market in a few years, the state won’t be running the plans offered to consumers. Instead, the coverage will be administer… Read full article: Colorado proposes running public health ...→

Lawmakers on both sides find things to like in Md. governor’s budget | WTOP

Lawmakers on both sides find things to like in Md. governor’s budget | WTOP

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan briefed lawmakers on his $47.9 billion budget Wednesday morning, and members of both parties emphasized areas where they could work together. Read full article: Lawmakers on both sides find things to l...→

'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Jennings, Holzhauer, Rutter react to end of GOAT tournament

'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Jennings, Holzhauer, Rutter react to end of GOAT tournament

It wasn't just the viewers who were reacting to the game show history unfolding on primetime television. The three contestants themselves were tweeting along, too. Read full article: 'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Je...→

Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay for time not worked

Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay for time not worked

Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced a plan this week to remedy the "ridiculous" law that allows state legislators to be paid for days they did not hold office. Representatives and senators are paid in 12 equal disbursements on the last working day of each month. Current law allows lawmakers to receive a full salary as long as they hold office at least one day in each pay period. Read full article: Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay fo...→

Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start and end in Durango in tour of southwest Colorado

Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start and end in Durango in tour of southwest Colorado

The Denver Post’s annual Ride the Rockies bicycle tour will be returning to southwest Colorado for its 35th edition, starting and ending in Durango and taking riders 418 miles over six days t… Read full article: Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start a...→

Colorado homeland security plane couldn’t find reported mystery drones

Colorado homeland security plane couldn’t find reported mystery drones

A plane sent to search for drones in northeast Colorado came up empty Monday night, according to the Colorado Department of Public Safety. Read full article: Colorado homeland security plane couldn’...→

Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers react to Iran situation

Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers react to Iran situation

Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation reacted Wednesday morning after President Donald Trump addressed Iran’s attack on a Iraqi base for U.S. troops Tuesday evening. Read full article: Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers r...→

With growing opposition and slowing prison population growth, what is the future for private prison companies in Colorado?

With growing opposition and slowing prison population growth, what is the future for private prison companies in Colorado?

The messy process of ending Denver’s connections to private corrections companies highlights how enmeshed Colorado’s criminal justice system remains in the private prison industry. Read full article: With growing opposition and slowing pris...→

Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holocaust, genocide education in public schools

Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holocaust, genocide education in public schools

Two lawmakers say they’re hoping to bring a bill in 2020 that would strengthen Colorado public schools’ standards for instruction on the Holocaust and genocide. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holoc...→

Advice to first-time gardeners: Think small. Find your spot.

Advice to first-time gardeners: Think small. Find your spot.

Another growing season is building momentum with the arrival of the 2020 seed catalogs, and gardeners are drafting plans for new harvests. There's such a thing as being too enthusiastic, though, especially among novices.Beginners can achieve their best planting results by thinking small. Read full article: Advice to first-time gardeners: Think sm...→

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

A private prison operator that was awarded multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers sued the state of California on Monday. Read full article: Firm sues California over ban on private...→

Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Colorado Grandmother

Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Colorado Grandmother

A six-time deported illegal alien has been arrested for allegedly killing a Colorado grandmother after being released from local custody. Read full article: Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused ...→

Opinion | It's time to end America's culinary love affair with England at Christmastime

Opinion | It's time to end America's culinary love affair with England at Christmastime

Channeling Dickensian nostalgia is fun for some, but there is simply no reason to crown the foods of Victorian England the go-to reference point for Christmastime cooking. Read full article: Opinion | It's time to end America's cul...→

Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Find Permanent Fix

Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Find Permanent Fix

A working group of lawmakers had 60 days to find answers for the rising price of insulin. But those who rely on the life-saving medicine aren't happy with their lack of action. Read full article: Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To F...→

Private investigation of billionaire murders in Canada comes to end

Private investigation of billionaire murders in Canada comes to end

Barry and Honey Sherman were found in December 2017 hanging by belts from a railing that surrounds their indoor pool. Read full article: Private investigation of billionaire mur...→

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers and countries have agreed on a deal to promote environmentally-friendly investment Read full article: EU lawmakers, member states find comprom...→

Colorado lawmakers create school safety committee after STEM shooting, Sol Pais scare

Colorado lawmakers create school safety committee after STEM shooting, Sol Pais scare

Colorado’s legislature has created an interim committee to study school safety in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Highlands Ranch and a threat to schools last month. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers create school safety ...→

Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescription drug costs — again

Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescription drug costs — again

Colorado Democrats unveiled bills Tuesday that aim to reduce prescription drug costs, picking up where they left off in 2019 Read full article: Colorado lawmakers are tackling prescrip...→

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

Pritzker on Wednesday joined those calling for hearings, but he stopped short of blaming White, a political ally: "Look, I don’t think we need to be pointing fingers at anybody about blame." Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to fi...→

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to find tight end in class with no obvious stars

This could be the first draft since 2016 without a first-round tight end. That’s not such a bad thing for the Bears, who don’t pick until No. 43. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Chicago Bears look to fi...→

Colorado family leave advocates pursue ballot measure in case lawmakers don’t pass it

Colorado family leave advocates pursue ballot measure in case lawmakers don’t pass it

A Colorado group is trying to put a measure on the state ballot asking voters to pass family and medical leave in case lawmakers don’t pass legislation this year. Read full article: Colorado family leave advocates pursue b...→

Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection against threats to themselves

Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection against threats to themselves

Two state representatives have introduced a bill that makes it a class 4 felony — punishable by up to 6 years in prison or a fine as high as $500,000 — if anyone makes “a credible threa… Read full article: Colorado lawmakers seek extra protection...→

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

That makes the Senior Bowl an ideal destination for the Bears, and they had a solid delegation of scouts weaving through the game’s hotel headquarters as teams began formal interviews with players of interest. This event is typically a show Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need...→

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need to find gems at quarterback, tight end

With a diluted set of draft picks, Bears general manager Ryan Pace needs to find some bargains at the Senior Bowl. Read full article: 2020 NFL Draft: Low on picks, Bears need...→

Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop public health insurance option

Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop public health insurance option

Colorado’s House has sent to the governor a bill to develop a public health insurance option. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop pu...→

Colorado proposes running public health care option through private insurers

Colorado proposes running public health care option through private insurers

When Colorado’s public health insurance option rolls out on the individual market in a few years, the state won’t be running the plans offered to consumers. Instead, the coverage will be administer… Read full article: Colorado proposes running public health ...→

Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip nears end, “It’s time to man up”

Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip nears end, “It’s time to man up”

San Jose Sharks coach Bob Boughner says too many guys haven’t been on same page in losses to Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche Read full article: Avalanche 4, Sharks 0: As road trip near...→

Lawmakers on both sides find things to like in Md. governor’s budget | WTOP

Lawmakers on both sides find things to like in Md. governor’s budget | WTOP

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan briefed lawmakers on his $47.9 billion budget Wednesday morning, and members of both parties emphasized areas where they could work together. Read full article: Lawmakers on both sides find things to l...→

'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Jennings, Holzhauer, Rutter react to end of GOAT tournament

'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Jennings, Holzhauer, Rutter react to end of GOAT tournament

It wasn't just the viewers who were reacting to the game show history unfolding on primetime television. The three contestants themselves were tweeting along, too. Read full article: 'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time': Je...→

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A new report supports ending capital punishment in Colorado.... Second Chance Center in Aurora helps formerly incarcerated people transition back to society by providing not just resources, but mentorship and community from people who have shared similar struggles. Read full article: Prisons | Denver Westword | The Leading ...→

Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay for time not worked

Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay for time not worked

Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced a plan this week to remedy the "ridiculous" law that allows state legislators to be paid for days they did not hold office. Representatives and senators are paid in 12 equal disbursements on the last working day of each month. Current law allows lawmakers to receive a full salary as long as they hold office at least one day in each pay period. Read full article: Comptroller to lawmakers: No more pay fo...→

Colorado lawmakers introduce death penalty repeal

Colorado lawmakers introduce death penalty repeal

Lawmakers on Tuesday took the first step toward repealing the death penalty in Colorado. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers introduce death penal...→

It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s up to us to find it’

It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s up to us to find it’

It’s crazy how quickly this thing has gone sideways for the Wild. After a resounding road win over the Colorado Avalanche two days after Christmas, the Wild returned to the Xcel Energy Center… Read full article: It’s gut check time for the Wild: ‘It’s ...→

Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start and end in Durango in tour of southwest Colorado

Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start and end in Durango in tour of southwest Colorado

The Denver Post’s annual Ride the Rockies bicycle tour will be returning to southwest Colorado for its 35th edition, starting and ending in Durango and taking riders 418 miles over six days t… Read full article: Ride the Rockies 2020 route will start a...→

Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all time? We could find out Friday night

Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all time? We could find out Friday night

Ken Jennings won the first and third total-point matches on “Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time,” while James Holzhauer won the second. The first player to win three matches will be dec… Read full article: Who is greatest ‘Jeopardy’ player of all...→

Colorado homeland security plane couldn’t find reported mystery drones

Colorado homeland security plane couldn’t find reported mystery drones

A plane sent to search for drones in northeast Colorado came up empty Monday night, according to the Colorado Department of Public Safety. Read full article: Colorado homeland security plane couldn’...→

A pack of wolves has been spotted in Colorado for the first time in over 70 years, park officials say

A pack of wolves has been spotted in Colorado for the first time in over 70 years, park officials say

The reports are unconfirmed but park officials have launched an investigation following eyewitness accounts and other evidence that "strongly suggests" a pack of wolves are living in Colorado. Read full article: A pack of wolves has been spotted in Col...→

Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers react to Iran situation

Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers react to Iran situation

Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation reacted Wednesday morning after President Donald Trump addressed Iran’s attack on a Iraqi base for U.S. troops Tuesday evening. Read full article: Cory Gardner, other Colorado lawmakers r...→

With growing opposition and slowing prison population growth, what is the future for private prison companies in Colorado?

With growing opposition and slowing prison population growth, what is the future for private prison companies in Colorado?

The messy process of ending Denver’s connections to private corrections companies highlights how enmeshed Colorado’s criminal justice system remains in the private prison industry. Read full article: With growing opposition and slowing pris...→

GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado prison in two months; state will have to find new placements

GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado prison in two months; state will have to find new placements

GEO Group on Tuesday gave the Colorado Department of Corrections notice that it will close the Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry Center on March 7, according to the department.  Read full article: GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado pris...→

Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holocaust, genocide education in public schools

Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holocaust, genocide education in public schools

Two lawmakers say they’re hoping to bring a bill in 2020 that would strengthen Colorado public schools’ standards for instruction on the Holocaust and genocide. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers seek to require Holoc...→

Colorado lawmakers consider bill to automatically clear past marijuana convictions

Colorado lawmakers consider bill to automatically clear past marijuana convictions

One key detail could determine whether an upcoming bill in Colorado’s statehouse stands to affect hundreds of thousands of people, or perhaps just a few hundred. Read full article: Colorado lawmakers consider bill to auto...→

Advice to first-time gardeners: Think small. Find your spot.

Advice to first-time gardeners: Think small. Find your spot.

Another growing season is building momentum with the arrival of the 2020 seed catalogs, and gardeners are drafting plans for new harvests. There's such a thing as being too enthusiastic, though, especially among novices.Beginners can achieve their best planting results by thinking small. Read full article: Advice to first-time gardeners: Think sm...→

Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private Prisons

Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private Prisons

A private prison firm that just won multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers in California sued the state on Monday. Read full article: Firm Sues California Over Ban on Private...→

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

A private prison operator that was awarded multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers sued the state of California on Monday. Read full article: Firm sues California over ban on private...→

Firm sues California over ban on private prisons

A private prison firm that just won multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers in California is suing the state Read full article: Firm sues California over ban on private...→

Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Colorado Grandmother

Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused of Killing Colorado Grandmother

A six-time deported illegal alien has been arrested for allegedly killing a Colorado grandmother after being released from local custody. Read full article: Six-Time Deported Illegal Alien Accused ...→

Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the push for 100% broadband in rural Colorado

Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the push for 100% broadband in rural Colorado

Somewhere in the range of 80,000 to 90,000 Colorado households are living with internet that is slower than 25 mbps, the federal definition of “broadband” speed. The path to bringing th… Read full article: Up to Speed? Time, money, maps and the p...→

Opinion | It's time to end America's culinary love affair with England at Christmastime

Opinion | It's time to end America's culinary love affair with England at Christmastime

Channeling Dickensian nostalgia is fun for some, but there is simply no reason to crown the foods of Victorian England the go-to reference point for Christmastime cooking. Read full article: Opinion | It's time to end America's cul...→

It's time to find out of you made the naughty or nice list

It's time to find out of you made the naughty or nice list

Christmas is days away and it’s time to find if you’re going to get a lump of coal under the tree or gifts from your wish list. The Department of Christmas Affairs, which operates under the North Pole Government, has released its official “Naughty & Nice List” for 2019. Read full article: It's time to find out of you made the na...→

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie spending 'private time' in Canada

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie spending 'private time' in Canada

Prince Harry's office has confirmed that he and his family will be spending “private time” in Canada over the Christmas holidays. Read full article: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, son Archie ...→

Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Find Permanent Fix

Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Find Permanent Fix

A working group of lawmakers had 60 days to find answers for the rising price of insulin. But those who rely on the life-saving medicine aren't happy with their lack of action. Read full article: Insulin Advocates Call On Lawmakers To F...→

Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Time To Buy A Car?

Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Time To Buy A Car?

It's been 20 years since Lexus first put red bows on new cars during the holidays. That move helped changed how the entire auto-dealer industry operates this time of year. Read full article: Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Tim...→

Private investigation of billionaire murders in Canada comes to end

Private investigation of billionaire murders in Canada comes to end

Barry and Honey Sherman were found in December 2017 hanging by belts from a railing that surrounds their indoor pool. Read full article: Private investigation of billionaire mur...→

Texas election results may change a third time after officials find missing ballot box

Texas election results may change a third time after officials find missing ballot box

The results of a $569 million Texas election may change for a third time since November after Midland County officials found a missing "mystery" ballot box. Read full article: Texas election results may change a thir...→

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers and countries have agreed on a deal to promote environmentally-friendly investment Read full article: EU lawmakers, member states find comprom...→

EU lawmakers, member states find compromise on green finance

EU lawmakers and member countries have agreed on a deal to promote environmentally-friendly investment after weeks of discussions that had stalled over whether to exclude nuclear projects. Read full article: EU lawmakers, member states find comprom...→