AURORA | Richard Niezen saw firsthand how the power of music could help topple regimes and foment social change. It was an early lesson for Niezen, who will conduct his final concert as the music director of the Aurora Symphony Orchestra this week. After studying double bass in his native Victoria, British Columbia, Niezen played […]

AURORA | A company at the Fitzsimons Life Science District developing new vaccine technologies isn’t leaving Aurora anytime soon. City officials and Greffex Inc. have worked out a deal to keep the company at Fitzsimons for at least five years. Greffex CEO John Price said under the deal, the city is loaning Greffex $80,000 to […]

ENGLEWOOD | John Elway says he just couldn’t pass on Peyton Manning’s heir apparent, even though he hopes Brock Osweiler will be holding a clipboard for years to come. Elway said he had to “sacrifice the short-term for the long-term” when he used a second-round pick last month on the Arizona State quarterback rather than […]

DENVER  | A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how to fairly gauge whether someone is too stoned to get behind the wheel. The bill would have made Colorado the third state in the nation with a blood-level limit for […]

DENVER  | Opponents of same-sex unions rallied at the Colorado Capitol on Tuesday as tensions remained high one day after state House Republicans rejected a proposal to provide gay couples rights similar to marriage. Dozens of people saying they support traditional marriage cheered Republican lawmakers and thanked state House Speaker Frank McNulty, crediting him for […]

FORT COLLINS | Firefighters say a wildfire burning on an estimated 640 acres in northern Colorado is 5 percent contained. Fire officials said Tuesday that the blaze northwest of Fort Collins has grown as temperatures rise and the humidity drops, but it is growing in a direction away from homes. Fire spokeswoman Reghan Cloudman says […]

DENVER | Denver police say they’ve arrested the drummer of Denver-based band OneRepublic on suspicion of assault, destruction of private property and disturbing the peace. ABC 7News in Denver reports ( ) that 38-year-old Eddie Fisher was arrested early Tuesday morning. Fisher was being held at a Denver jail and is set to appear in […]

SAN FRANCISCO | Jim Tracy kicked his shoes off, popped out the front of his jersey and leaned back in his chair. After everything the Colorado Rockies have endured lately, forgive the manager if he needed a moment to soak in a victory. It hasn’t happened much. Marco Scutaro homered off closer Santiago Casilla to […]