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LOOK: Curtis Hotel Offers Pop-Up, Inflatable Room

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 07.31.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- For a limited time, a Denver hotel is offering a package with a one-night stay in a pop-up, inflatable room that rises 22 feet in the air, t...

Mosquitos In Lafayette, Golden Test Positive For West Nile Virus

Posted 07.30.2013 | Denver

Mosquitos in Lafayette and Golden, Colo. have tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according to health officials. Mosquitos in multiple locatio...

Pro-Hemp Group Seeks Udall's Support

The Greeley Tribune | Eric Brown | Posted 09.29.2013 | Denver

Proponents of hemp farming continued their push in northern Colorado on Monday, with Greeley their latest campaign stop. Members of Hemp for America ...

Denver City Council Approves 5 Percent Legal Weed Tax

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.30.2013 | Denver

Denver City Council approved a municipal tax rate of 5 percent on recreational marijuana sales in Mile High City on Monday afternoon -- if approved by...

One Continent or Two? Denver Hosts Biennial of the Americas

Rex Burkholder | Posted 09.28.2013 | Denver
Rex Burkholder

Begun in 2010 by then-Denver Mayor, now-Colorado Governor, John Hickenlooper, as a way to re-direct attention away from China and Europe as trading partners/cultural competitors, the Biennial attracts leaders from Canada, the U.S. and Latin America.

Conservatives Court Youth At Summit: 'We've Been Trending On Twitter'

The Colorado Independent | Andrea Tudhope | Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Andrea Tudhope. DENVER — Liberty, moral truth, limited government, free enterprise — and young conservatives. Y...

Fog Delaying Some Flights At DIA

AP | Posted 09.28.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Operations are returning to normal at Denver International Airport now that fog there is lifting. The fog delayed flights by an averag...

Ted Cruz Calls For End Of IRS, Defunding Obamacare

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. DENVER — Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz was the star speaker Saturday at Colorado Christian University...

Conservative Summit 'Boot Camp' Teaches Skills In Mainstream Persuasion

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. DENVER — Some people don’t want to hear it, others don’t know they want to. To address mainstrea...

Demand For Concealed-Carry Permits Up Nearly 90 Percent In Colorado

Posted 07.29.2013 | Denver

In a year that saw some of the nation's most strict gun control laws pass in Colorado, demand for the concealed-carry permit is soaring. Between Ja...

University's 'Gun Dorms' Attract Zero Students... Again

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 09.28.2013 | Denver

A year ago and in the aftermath of the state Supreme Court striking down the University of Colorado's gun ban, the campus announced it had set aside a...

Northern Colo. Secession: Most In Favor Of 51st State At Meeting

The Greeley Tribune | Whitney Phillips | Posted 09.25.2013 | Denver

Of the roughly 50 people who attended the first public meeting about a proposal to form the 51st state, nearly all indicated they are in support of se...

James Holmes' Notebook May Be In Judge's Hands

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.25.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes have given the judge a sealed envelope that might contain a notebook Holmes ...

'I'm All In On 2013'

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 07.26.2013 | Sports

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- His arm feels stronger and, yes, Peyton Manning has a much better feel for what to expect in Year 2 as the quarterback for the Den...

GOP Lawmaker's Gun-Toting Family Photo That May Horrifies 'Metrosexual Liberals'

Posted 07.26.2013 | Denver

A 2011 family photo of State Sen. Greg Brophy (R-Wray), who has announced a run for Colorado governor, recently got renewed attention when ColoradoPol...

Brothers Plead Guilty In Denver Bar Killings

AP | Posted 07.24.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Two brothers accused of killing five people at a Denver bar during a robbery and then setting the building on fire to destroy evidence have ...

Man Falls To His Death On Colorado's Capitol Peak

AP | Posted 09.21.2013 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. — Rescue crews have recovered the body of a man who fell 200 to 300 feet while descending Capitol Peak west of Aspen, Colo. The Pi...

Clinton-Hickenlooper 2016?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.19.2013 | Denver

Tina Brown, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast and Newsweek, thinks she has found the perfect running mate for Hillary Clinton in 2016 -- Colorado Gov...

Holmes Was 'Peppered' With Questions Before Rights Were Read: Attorneys

AP | Posted 07.19.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes say detectives "peppered" him with questions like, "Is there anythin...

Lightning Strikes Injure 10 In Colorado

AP | Posted 07.19.2013 | Denver

WELLINGTON, Colo. -- Nine people working at a Colorado farm were injured by a lightning strike Thursday, two of them critically and four seriously, a ...

Gun Rights Rally Scheduled At Same Time As Aurora Remembrance

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Gun-rights advocates are planning a rally at the same park where a group will read the names of gun violence victims on the anniversary...

Colorado Farmers Groan As Congress Fiddles With Farm Bill

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. WHEAT RIDGE, Colo.– Last week U.S. Republican representatives voted to exclude the nation’s revamp...

CU: No Problem With Job Evaluation Of Bruce Benson At Home

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver

As part of the University of Colorado's summer retreat at President Bruce Benson's mountain ranch near Kremmling, the Board of Regents will evaluate t...

Hancock Celebrates Connection, Touts Power of Public Sector In 'City' Speech

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. DENVER—In an upbeat State of the State address Monday, Mayor Michael Hancock expressed a vision wher...

College Faculty Join Students In Opposing George W. Bush Award

The Colorado Independent | Andrea Tudhope | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Andrea Tudhope. Outcry is escalating around the decision made by the University of Denver’s international studies...