Firestone police chief retires following months of scrutiny

DENVER (KDVR) — Firestone Police announced that Chief David Montgomery is retiring following months of public attention directed to the department’s actions and internal culture. As the Problem Solvers previously reported, the chief had been on paid administrative leave since February, when the city manager said he was advised by...
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Do They Really Serve Oysters At This Restaurant in Denver?

You've heard it a million times: Colorado is the "Hub" of the Rockies, and Denver is where it's at. But what about the food? Or more specifically, what about the food culture? Colorado has a rich history and folklore of amazing cuisine that has been kept alive for decades and up to now.
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Aurora Public Schools update COVID-19 guidance ahead of 2021-22 school year

AURORA, Colo. — The superintendent of Aurora Public Schools released new COVID-19 guidelines ahead of the 2021-22 school year on Friday afternoon. The guidelines cover how the school will deal with vaccinated and unvaccinated students, face coverings, and several other topics that have become prominent during and after the pandemic.

Two rescued at Chautauqua Park on Friday

Two men visiting Colorado were rescued at Chautauqua Park in Boulder on Friday. First responders were sent to the park about 11 a.m. after a report of an injured hiker on the Chautauqua Trail after a 27-year-old man experienced a medical emergency, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office. American...
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Meet the Olympians from Colorado at the Tokyo Summer Games

Data: Team USA; Cartogram: Connor Rothschild/AxiosColorado counts 34 athletes in the Olympic Games in more than 14 sports and 23 disciplines, according to Team USA.Why it matters: We love to cheer for our hometown heroes as they go for the gold! By the numbers: Colorado's athlete count is the third most in the nation — behind California's 126 and Florida's 51, according to an Axios analysis.The athletes self-report their hometowns.In reality, dozens more Olympians live in Colorado because they train here — and the same goes for athletes from other countries, too.Meet the athletes here:The sports are arranged in alphabetical...

Driven by delta variant, Denver's COVID-19 numbers see sustained increase for first time in weeks

Denver's COVID-19 case numbers have climbed in recent days, the first significant, sustained increase in weeks that's being driven by the delta variant. The city has averaged 47.7 new COVID-19 cases per day over the past week. That's still far below any previous peak, and hospitalizations have yet to spike. But it's driven the city back to its early June average, and officials "have every reason to believe that this is related to the new delta variant ... which is more contagious," said Denver Health's Seth Foldy. He said the variant now accounts for 90% of Colorado's new cases.
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Naropa sells Snow Lion Apartments for $9.4M

Naropa University offloaded the Snow Lion Apartments community at 1900 Goss St. in Boulder this month to a local residential real estate company. The buyer, 1900 Goss St. LLC, bought the property for $9.4 million, Boulder County real estate records show. That entity is registered to the Pearl Street address of Latitude 40 Inc.

Colorado districts scramble for workers before school year starts

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — Colorado districts are scrambling to cover staffing shortages a month out from start of the school year. The main focus for many districts is filling hourly positions that a number of people left during the pandemic. The Jefferson County School District is focused on finding...

VENARDOS CIRCUS, animal-free Broadway-style circus, to perform in Longmont at Outworld Brewing Company, July 28-August 8

PRESS RELEASE: Press Releases are provided to Yellow Scene. In an effort to keep our community informed, we publish some press releases in whole. (Longmont, CO) – Outworld Brewing in Longmont, CO is happy to announce a special attraction it will host beginning July 28 on the property, The Venardos Circus (veh-NARR-dos), a Broadway-style animal-free circus. The Venardos Circus is back on the road with three Western Colorado stops in July and August.
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Denver COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Denver: 1. 1200 Madison St (303) 388-3679; 2. 3770 Sheridan Boulevard (720) 855-8477; 3. 750 16th St Mall (303) 534-1182; 4. 1900 18th St (303) 534-1110; 5. 4005 E 8th Pl (303) 749-3969; 6. 7930 Northfield Blvd (303) 209-8721;
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Poudre Canyon mudslide destroys family cabin

Last year, the Cameron Peak fire nearly destroyed the cabin. For months, Brita LaTona said her family worried as the fire came within 100 yards of the cabin. She said firefighters worked around the clock and saved their home twice. On Tuesday, a neighbor broke the bad news.