Woman Accused Of Cutting Baby From Womb Could Face 100 Years In Prison If Convicted

Suspect Dynel Lane <!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): To join the conversation on this story and others, “like” our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! –> A baby cut from her mother’s womb did not survive after being removed from her mother, the Boulder County Coroner’s Office confirmed Friday. With no evidence that the […]

Keidel: Mind Games Have Begun For Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout

By Jason Keidel » More Columns The mind games have begun, the semantic subterfuge and machismo that has become a boxing tableau. First it was Floyd Mayweather, Jr. poaching all potential sparring partners from Manny Pacquiao, so that he could not be properly trained for the pound-for-pound czar. Then it was Team Pacquiao who shoved […]

Stabbing Victim’s Family Returns Donation By State Lawmaker After Comments

DENVER (CBS4)- The family of Michelle Watkins, who was attacked and her unborn baby cut out of her body, has returned a donation from a state lawmaker after he made controversial comments. The $1,000 donation has been returned to Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt, a Republican representing Colorado Springs. Klingenschmitt has garnered a lot of attention for […]

Colorado Defends Pot Law, Says States Free To Legalize Weed

DENVER (AP) — States are free to legalize marijuana, Colorado argued Friday in a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in response to a lawsuit from neighboring states that have asked the nation’s highest court to shut down Colorado’s pot law. The filing marks the first time Colorado has defended legal marijuana in writing. The […]

Lawsuit Dismissed Against Ammo Sellers In Theater Shooting

DENVER (CBS4)- The lawsuit filed by the parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings, accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack, has been dismissed. According to court documents obtained by CBS4 Friday afternoon, Judge Richard P. Matsch dismissed the […]

Serious Crash Sends Driver To Hospital

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)- Police in Aurora investigated a crash that left one driver seriously injured and a major intersection closed on Friday morning. Police said one driver ran a stop sign at S. Peoria Street and E. Arkansas Avenue in Aurora, near S. Peoria and Mississippi, and slammed into an SUV. Investigating officers said it […]

Study: Global warming not to blame for fierce winter

Findings from Swiss-American team present nuanced view of how climate change affects weather extremes One of this past winter’s northeastern snowstorms swirls off the coast of New England in the satellite image via NASA Earth Observatory. Staff Report FRISCO — Adding more fuel to the debate over climate change and extreme weather, Swiss and American […]

NASA tracks the Rocky Mountain global warming meltdown

Earlier snowmelt has been especially obvious in most of the mountain ranges of the western United States Staff Report FRISCO — A new NASA study focusing on northwestern Wyoming reinforces earlier research showing that global warming is already having a huge effect on the timing of snowmelt in the Rocky Mountains. Read the full NASA […]

Mexico sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts

A snapshot of per capita greenhouse gas emissions. Climate pledge includes a 2026 peak for emissions Staff Report FRISCO — Climate activists today hailed Mexico’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as an important milestone leading up to a hoped-for global climate deal later this year. On the path to that agreement, a March 31 […]

Yes, government should help create jobs

By John Hazlehurst Here’s a profoundly irritating campaign trope, to which most of our council/mayor candidates seem to subscribe: “Governments don’t create jobs — companies, entrepreneurs and people create jobs. The role of government is to remove obstacles to business and stick to the basics — public safety, infrastructure and parks!” That sounds great on […]

FirstBank offers Apple Pay

By Marija B. Vader FirstBank announced that it will begin offering Apple Pay mobile payment services for customers. Apple Pay is currently accepted at more than 700,000 businesses and retailers nationwide. Through fingerprint sensor technology available on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Watch, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, customers will be able […]

Free lunch? Sure!

By Marija B. Vader Curbside Cuisine will sponsor a volunteer day tomorrow, Saturday, March 28, from 8-11 a.m. Organizers are offering free lunch for all volunteers who help spring clean the corner of Platte Avenue and Nevada Avenue. For information, call 334-413-1774. Article source: http://csbj.com/2015/03/27/free-lunch-sure/

County recognizes ‘Friends of the NRA Day’

click to enlarge El Paso County Commissioners Amy Lathen, Sallie Clark and Peggy Littleton love their guns. It’s that time of the year again. Flowers are blooming, snow is giving way to rain, and our El Paso County commissioners are pledging their support for a fundraising arm of the foundation side of one of the […]

Loyalty through leather — fight the trade

Early in 2014, the Indy ventured to India with local nonprofit Yobel International to report on a business training aimed partly at combatting the sex trade. click to enlarge The Loyal Workshop Purchasing a satchel bag is one way to aid the combatting of the sex trade in India. We brought you this feature, “Trading […]

UPDATE: Collins: Ethics probe a frame job

UPDATE: Douglas Bruce tells us that the city’s letter about lawyer fees actually says she can spend up to $10,000 on attorney fees. Collins’ letter is complaining that the IEC did not divulge that reimbursement, he says. “In other words, the IEC concealed the payback,” he says.  ——ORIGINAL POST FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015, 1:16 P.M.—————————————————- […]

From the editorial advisory board: Earth Hour

This week’s question: Do you plan to turn off your lights and light candles tonight in honor of Earth Hour? Or will you attend the event, sponsored by the city and county governments, at the St. Julien? Just when you thought Boulder had set the high-water mark for the superfluous, tonight your Boulder city government […]

Colorado attorney general asks Supreme Court to toss multi-state marijuana suit

Cynthia Coffman, Colorado’s new attorney general. Molly Armbrister Reporter- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Real Deals blog Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman Friday responded to a lawsuit filed with the U.S. Supreme Court over Colorado’s law legalizing recreational marijuana. The suit, filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma in December, seeks to overturn Amendment 64, […]

DaVita’s CFO is leaving the company

The DaVita Healthcare Partners headquarters building near Denver Union Station. Ed Sealover Reporter- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Capitol Business blog DaVita’s top financial executive is leaving to go back to work in the biopharmaceutical industry. Company leaders DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), the Denver-based kidney-care giant, did not identify […]

Strategies: How you can cash in on cash balance retirement plans

Paula Hendrickson Successful professionals and business owners worry about retirement savings, just like everyone else these days. Do they have enough socked away? Could taxes, inflation and healthcare costs rise and nibble away at their savings? What about new regulations and legislation? That’s why many high-earners are increasingly turning to little-known cash balance defined benefit […]

A sporting chance to beat the shoulder season

“It’s for people who are even turkey curious,” said Leigh Gillette, education coordinator for Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Durango. “Even folks who have never fired a shotgun are invited to try it. We provide the guns, the ammo, the fake shooting range, the instructors, let them try their hand at turkey calling. There are […]

Growing women’s tackle football

So Robertson, whose husband and his family are from Durango, has made a point to recruit every time she gets to Durango. She’s put up flyers most everywhere she can in town. And, when she stops for ice cream or visits the spa, she’s always pitching the Wolves. She knows that Durango has strong female […]

Fort Lewis College’s Alex Herrera scores 12 in NABC Division II All-Star Game

Herrera is considering multiple offers to player professional basketball internationally, and it meant even more to him that his family, including his parents Chris and Kathy Herrera and his brother Nicholas, could attend the game. He also had an aunt, uncle and cousin drive from Chicago to watch the game. Article source: http://www.durangoherald.com/article/20150327/SPORTS02/150329601&source=RSS

Digital artwork showcased at library on Tuesday

The powerful tools of digital technology can transport anyone into a new realm of imagination, with just some simple camera and computer work. This month at the Estes Valley Library, more than a dozen local teens spent a Saturday afternoon learning about green screen technology and special apps to turn their skits and ideas into […]

Call for artist submissions

FACE of Fiber entries due April 1 The FACE of Fiber show will be held June 12-14, 2015 at the Park Village Playhouse in Estes Park. Your application must be received by April 1. Estes Valley residents may enter the show as non-juried if you do not wish to sellyour pieces. Works for sale must […]

Entries due by April 18 for CACEP Plein Air Rockies show

For more than 13 years, the Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park has produced a national plein air event in Colorado. The Cultural Arts Council is inviting artist from around the globe to participate in Plein Air Rockies- “A Festival of Outdoor Painting”. The Northern Rockies and Rocky Mountain National Park are one of the […]

‘Princesses’ get the royal treatment

Whether it was Snow White, Cinderella, Elsa, or another favorite story-book or movie princess, a recent chance to get all dressed up like a fairy-tale princess — and be treated like one — was a big deal for some young girls. On Wednesday, Fort Morgan Children’s Library held “Princess for a Day,” a special program […]

First birthday

Liam Henry Woodring, son of Danny and Brianna Woodring of Fort Morgan, celebrated his first birthday March 14, 2015. Grandparents are Tim and DeeAnn Tixier of Fort Morgan and Todd and Lee Woodring of Fort Morgan. Article source: http://www.fortmorgantimes.com/milestones/ci_27802001/first-birthday-liam-henry-woodring?source=rss

CU study finds climate, not pine beetle, drives western U.S. wildfires

Wildfire follows hot wind and drought — but not the ravaging of mountain pine beetles, a new study found. University of Colorado scientists investigated western U.S. forests that burned over the past decade and compared them with forests infested with beetles. They concluded that beetle-killed forests are no more at risk of burning than healthy […]