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Judge Strikes Down City's Fracking Ban

AP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A state district judge struck down Longmont's voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing Thursday but stayed her decision whi...

Market Flash Mob Raises $30K For Those In Need

Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

Shoppers at a local market in a Colorado suburb -- an area that was deeply affected by the historic floods which devastated large swaths of the state ...

Coloradans Urge Democratic Governors to Invest in Renewables, Reject Fracking

Allison Wolff | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver
Allison Wolff

On Saturday, July 13, Frack Free Colorado joined Protect Our Colorado and dozens of other groups outside the Democratic Governors Association meeting in Aspen, Colo., to remind the state leaders, that good governors don't frack their people.

Hick Says State Willing To Compromise On Fracking Bans

Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

After criticism from Fort Collins city council and many residents of the northern Colorado city, Gov. John Hickenlooper appears to be softening on his...

Fort Collins Bans Fracking Despite Hickenlooper's Threat Of Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

On Tuesday night, Fort Collins City Council banned fracking within city limits defying a recent threat from Gov. John Hickenlooper saying the state wo...

Hickenlooper: State Will Sue Any City That Bans Fracking

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.28.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper is defending fracking once again, but this time he's ready to go to court. In a recent interview with CBS4, Hickenlooper tol...

Real-Life 'Death Star' Petition Gets Enough Signatures On White House Site

Posted 12.14.2012 | Denver

Well, it looks like the Dark Side of the Force is strong within the White House website thanks to a Longmont, Colorado man who set up a petition reque...

After Woman Rejects Him, Man Allegedly Does Something Extreme

Posted 08.01.2012 | Weird News

Someday, they'll tell their grandkids about this. Or not. The Daily Camera reports that Timothy Paez is accused of peeing on a woman in Colorado a...

Polis Wants 1,000 Feet Between Schools And Fracking Rigs

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.20.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: BOULDER — There are a lot of opinions on how far hydraulic fracturing should be from schools. One re...

Colorado Fracking Debate: Local vs. State Control

Posted 06.15.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: As concerns mount over oil and gas rigs inching closer to several Colorado schools, legislators are lo...

'Exhibit A For How The State Of Colorado Has Failed Its Citizens'

Posted 06.07.2012 | Green

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: LONGMONT — As she kept a watchful eye on her playful toddler, Lindsay Gahn pulled out a state-issued...

Longmont Company To Build Nation's First Biofuels Plant

Posted 05.24.2012 | Denver

A Colorado-based biofuels company announced a partnership Wednesday to build what will be the nation's first commercial biofuels plant with an expecte...

64-Year-Old Arrested For Robbing Wells Fargo

Posted 05.16.2012 | Denver

A woman who allegedly intended to rob a Wells Fargo bank inside a grocery store didn't get very far after employees say they recognized her as the sam...

Pilot Who Survived Midair Crash Didn't See The Other Plane

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 06.03.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A pilot who survived a midair collision in Colorado said she never saw the other aircraft but heard a loud bang and felt her plane roll to t...

At Least 2 Dead In 2 Small Plane Crashes In Longmont

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON and THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 05.23.2012 | Denver

LONGMONT, Colo. — At least two people were killed after crashes of two single-engine planes that may have collided Friday while in the air north...

120 Longmont High Students Test Positive For TB

Posted 03.06.2012 | Denver

After completing tuberculosis testing of 906 Longmont High School students, Denver Health Medical Center has found that 120 students tested positive f...

Entire School To Be Tested For Tuberculosis

Posted 02.09.2012 | Denver

After a student tested positive for tuberculosis at Longmont High School in Colorado last semester, officials there have been quick to point out the s...

Teen Who Lost Her Legs In Train-Hopping Accident Thanks Rescuers

Posted 01.23.2012 | Denver

Anna Beninati, the Colorado State University freshman that lost her legs while trying to jump onto a moving train in Longmont that was headed to Fort ...

Small Plane Lands On Longmont City Street

Posted 12.19.2011 | Denver

A small, single-engine propeller plane was forced to make an emergency landing on a Longmont street Sunday afternoon after the pilot experienced engin...

School Janitor Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Assault

Andrea Rael | Posted 11.28.2011 | Denver

A substitute janitor in the St. Vrain Valley School District was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child. Police s...

15-Year-Old Boy Allegedly Stabs Father Over Chores

Posted 10.31.2011 | Denver

On Monday evening, a 15-year-old Longmont boy stabbed his father six times after becoming angry over being punished for not taking out the trash, acco...

Longmont Pot Shops Up In Smoke

Posted 10.22.2011 | Denver

Medical marijuana businesses have been officially banned by the city of Longmont. Ingrid Bakke, a Boulder County Judge, sided with the city which t...

Four-Legged Arson Suspect Likely Still At Large

Posted 10.17.2011 | Denver

After more than two months of extensive investigation and a list of 500 key suspects, authorities believe they have found the culprit in a Longmont ca...

UPDATE: Dad Dropped Off Dog Before Killing Daughter, Self

Posted 10.09.2011 | Denver

Longmont Police suspect 38-year-old David Heydenburg shot and killed his 3-year-old daughter and then shot himself to death over the weekend. UPDAT...

UPDATE: No Felony Charges For TSA Groping Incident

Posted 09.18.2011 | Denver

Prosecutors have decided they will not press felony charges against a woman accused of groping a female Transportation Security Agent. Longmont re...