GREELEY |Authorities say a man was killed when his tractor-trailer rolled after hitting a cow south of Roggen. The Greeley Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1seVwzK ) 41-year-old Scott Neal, of Brighton, hit the cow on Colorado 52 near Weld County Road 85 at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Neal’s death marks the […]
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS | Police say a 20-year-old man has been ticketed for underage drinking and failing to report an accident after he hit and killed a large black bear with his car in Steamboat Springs. Steamboat Today reports (http://bit.ly/1tPJT9V ) the 400- to 500-pound bear was hit Tuesday night, and the man told police about it the […]
DENVER | First Lady Michelle Obama is the latest political celebrity to get involved in Colorado’s heated Senate race. Obama is scheduled to headline rallies for Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in Denver and Fort Collins on Thursday. Her visit comes two days after former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a similar rally in Aurora. […]
“I don’t care what happens to this kid,” Dunlap’s younger brother, Jeff Dunlap, said at the hearing. “I didn’t know what hate was until this happened.”
“This was done with the best of intentions. I don’t care what side of the issues you are on or your political persuasion,” Myers said of her removal order. “I would love some clarity on this statute, quite honestly.”
FORT COLLINS | Rocky Mountain National Park is seeking public feedback on a proposal to increase the cost of entrance passes and camping fees. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports (http://noconow.co/1vKvfzG ) the park wants to add a $20 single-day pass to its existing options of entrance passes. Most visitors’ least-expensive option now is to buy a $20 […]
“In many ways, Democrats are on defense a lot more than we are,” said Ryan Call, the state Republican Party chair.
Mine Safety and Health Administration administrator Joe Main said Tuesday managers of the Revenue-Virginius Mine near Ouray (yoo-RAY’) improperly disposed of deteriorated explosives in a mine shaft, filling the area with toxic gas, and then failed to seal off the area or ventilate the mine.
“This is a testament to the resilience, the work ethic, and to the innovative spirit of Coloradans all across this incredible state,” he said in a statement.