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3 dead after separate crashes in Denver, Aurora Sunday night
Denver and Aurora police are investigating fatal traffic crashes that happened in their respective cities Sunday night. Denver police reported a single-vehicle crash just before midnight Sunday at southbound I-25 and Yale Avenue. Investigators said via email Monday morning that a vehicle was southbound on I-25, and was exiting onto Yale, when it "swerved back onto the highway and struck the cushion barrier." The driver and a front passenger were...
Colorado Sunshine: CU Buffs, CSU Rams men's golf miss cut at NCAAs
It was a spectacular golf season for the CU Buffs and CSU Rams programs as they both returned to the NCAA championships for the first time in a long time. The competition stepped up a level at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., as the Buffs and Rams missed the cut and did not qualify for the final round of stroke play.
Denver weather: Warm and breezy for Memorial Day
Denver will see sunny skies and a high near 83 for Memorial Day. It'll be a breezy day in the Mile High City, with the National Weather Service in Boulder forecasting a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms between noon and 3 p.m. Tuesday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Here's a look at this week's forecast from the weather service: ...
BEST BETS: The Denver Gazette's best picks for today (Monday, May 29)
Every day the Denver Gazette sports staff will publish its best bets:. 1. Heat (+7.5, -110) at Celtics: Boston is on the verge of history but I think this game is close no matter what. 2. Heat-Celtics under 203 points (-110): This will be one tense Game 7. Could see...
Almost famous: The Colorado peaks that just missed 14er status
The reaction was different to Andrew Hamilton’s two proud records set in the Colorado mountains. One in 2015 had him summit all 54 of the state’s 14,000-foot peaks in a single push faster than anyone before. Later, in 2021, he called it the Centennial Record: A dash across the state’s 100 highest points. They included points above 13,800 feet that fell just shy of the esteemed “fourteener” label.
Meet Aurora's office of international and immigrant affairs | Know Your City
Editors note: Know Your City explores different departments within local governments in metro Denver. Ricardo Gambetta is the manager of Aurora’s Office of International and Immigrant Affairs. Born and raised in Peru, Gambetta has long worked immigration affairs, most recently in Washington D.C. before taking over Aurora’s international and immigrant affairs office.
EDITORIAL: We have good reasons to memorialize the dead
As foreign refugees flood into Colorado, give thanks on this Memorial Day. Give thanks for the 1.2 million who have died in military service since the start of the Revolutionary War. Those we honor today gave their lives defending freedom. They made our country the world's greatest refuge from the...
Colorado's John Hickenlooper breaks bread, bridges divides in 'dysfunctional' US Senate
Before the local, state and federal officials thrust their shovels into the dirt outside of Pueblo on April 28 at a ceremonial groundbreaking for a water project originally announced more than 60 years ago, U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper consulted speeches delivered by President John F. Kennedy. It was during a...
NHL Insider: Why Avalanche defenseman Jack Johnson prefers to allow fighting in youth hockey
Every week during the offseason, Denver Gazette beat writer Kyle Fredrickson will take you around the NHL and inside the Avalanche:. “The group has gotten closer and closer. I feel like I’ve known everyone for 10 years now. It’s an incredible experience to play for your country and to play with a group of guys where the common goal is to win the gold medal. It’s awesome.”
Ryan McMahon's outburst propels Colorado Rockies past New York Mets in rubber match
Ryan McMahon has turned from a wide-eyed rookie behind Nolan Arenado to being a catalyst and one of the team's most tenured. The weight of a full, 26-man roster is immense. Manager Bud Black knows the talent is there to carry them, even if he doesn't want the third baseman to feel that type of pressure.
Colorado regulators consider new towing requirements
State regulators are seeking the public's feedback on revisions to towing rules, the result of legislation from last year that seeks to protect Coloradans when companies tow their vehicles without their consent. The Public Utilities Commission, which lawmakers tasked with crafting the new rules, will hold the virtual public hearing...
Colorado regulators consider new towing requirements
State regulators are seeking the public's feedback on revisions to towing rules, the result of legislation from last year that seeks to protect Coloradans when companies tow their vehicles without their consent. The Public Utilities Commission, which lawmakers tasked with crafting the new rules, will hold the virtual public hearing on May 30 via Zoom. The PUC regulates Colorado’s roughly 730 towing companies and deals with rates, scope of operations,...
4 cows killed in rollover semi-truck crash in Colorado, driver arrested for DUI
Several cows were killed in a rollover crash involving a semi-truck in northern Colorado on Friday, according to officials from Colorado State Patrol (CSP). The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 1:21 p.m. near Highway 125 and Jackson County Road in Jackson county. The truck, and 2002 Kenworth, was reportedly pulling a cattle hauling trailer from Nebraska with approximately 66 cows on board when it rolled. Four of the cows on board did not survive, officials said.
Denver weather: Mostly sunny with afternoon thunderstorms Sunday
Denver will see mostly sunny skies today, with a high near 79 degrees. There will be a 20% chance of rain and thunderstorms after 3 p.m., according the National Weather Service in Boulder. Forecasters say severe thunderstorms will potentially bring large hail and damaging winds to the northeast plains. Here's...
Christian Braun willing to do small things to join small club, continue championship history with Denver Nuggets
An ability to adapt from one winning environment to the next has afforded Christian Braun an opportunity to join an exclusive club of champions. Not only is Braun, selected 21st overall in the 2022 draft, the last rookie playing meaningful minutes in the playoffs, but he’s also got a chance to join a short list of players who won an NCAA championship and NBA title in back-to-back seasons. If the Nuggets end up hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy, Denver’s rookie from Kansas would be the fifth member of the club, joining, Bill Russell (1956-57), Henry Bibby (1972-73) Magic Johnson (1979-80) and Billy Thompson (1986-87).
Major deadline looms for businesses under Colorado's paid family, medical leave program
A fast-approaching deadline looms for businesses to register with the state in order to report wages and pay premiums under Colorado's voter-approved program that will pay for workers to take up to 16 weeks of leave. Voters approved the Family and Medical Leave Insurance program in 2020, under which employers...
Police investigate spate of shootings in Denver over Memorial Day weekend
A spate of separate shootings hit Denver over the weekend. None resulted in death, according to the Denver Police Department. The police said officers were sent early on Sunday to the 5300 block of West 10th Ave., where a man was found with serious injuries. On Saturday, officers also responded...
Shooting at New Mexico's Red River motorcycle rally kills 3, wounds 5
RED RIVER, N.M. (AP) — Three people were killed and five were wounded in a shooting at an annual motorcycle rally in a New Mexico town late Saturday afternoon. Red River Mayor Linda Calhoun said in a video posted on Facebook that the shooting around 5 p.m. resulted in three fatalities and five victims were transported to hospitals in Denver, Albuquerque and nearby Taos. The 41st annual Red River Memorial...
BEST BETS: The Denver Gazette's best picks for today (Sunday, May 28)
Every day the Denver Gazette sports staff will publish its best bets:. 1. Matthew Tkachuk to win Conn Smythe (+375): He has been clutch all playoffs for Florida. If you believe in the Panthers, he would be a good choice to get now. 2. Max Homa to win U.S. Open...
Colorado Sunshine: CU men's golf tied for 17th; CSU Rams in 28th at NCAAs
University of Colorado golfer Tucker Clark fired a 3-under 67 on Saturday to help the Buffs climb to a tie for 17th in the team standings at the NCAA Championships at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Buffs were seven shots better in the second round and move up...
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