GOP on 2016 RNC: This is a ‘business decision’

Clockwise from top left: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Kansas City and Denver. (AP, Getty Images, US Presswire and USA TODAY file photos)(Photo: KUSA) USA TODAY – Some delegates to the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa may still remember the hours they spent waiting for buses and shuttling to their faraway hotels, […]

Making an impact one life at a time

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Using the government as a cudgel

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New Colorado cost-comparison database shows major variations in prices of common medical procedures

Alicia Goroski, director of performance measurements at the Center for Improving Value in Health Care, which has just unveiled a database that will allow users to compare the median cost of four common procedures at Colorado hospitals. Ed Sealover Reporter- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Capitol Business blog Costs to privately […]

Pensco Trust brings jobs to Denver from India

Kelly Rodriques, president and CEO of Pensco Trust Co. Heather Draper Reporter- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Google+  |  Twitter  |  Finance Etc. blog It’s been more than two years since San Francisco-based Pensco Trust Co. acquired Denver-based Lincoln Trust Co., and the CEO is just now ready to talk about what the company’s been […]

Superior won’t be a voting member of WestConnect Coalition

Superior plans to attend the meetings, listen intently and make its voice heard, but it won’t become a voting member of the WestConnect Coalition. The coalition — a collection of municipal governments west of Denver, along with state and federal agencies — is still in the formative stages. Once assembled, WCC members will work collaboratively […]

Lyons has prepared for possible flooding, but town is ‘a muddy mess’

The town of Lyons has been preparing since Monday for this week’s rains and is not concerned about the St. Vrain River, town administrator Victoria Simonsen said. But as the town addressed minor flooding on Wednesday, it dealt with another problem: mud. “We’re doing our best to prepare and hope we don’t get too much […]

Tonight’s Hip Pocket concert in Lafayette rescheduled for Aug. 6

Tonight’s Lafayette Concert Series event at Waneka Lake Park has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 6, due to weather issues. Hip Pocket, a six-piece dance, funk, pop/rock band was scheduled to play tonight’s concert, which was the finale to the summer concert series. The band will now take the Waneka Lake Park stage at 7 […]

Boulder weather: High of 75 with a chance of more showers

After two days of rain, Boulder could see some sun today before more afternoon showers move in, according to the National Weather Service. Today’s forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of 75 and areas of fog before 9 a.m. and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. The overnight […]

Parole denied to convict who killed actor Kelsey Grammer’s sister

A Colorado prison inmate serving a life term for multiple murders, including the killing of actor Kelsey Grammer’s sister in 1975, has been denied parole. Freddie Glenn’s request for parole has been deferred three years, Adrienne Jacobson, a state Department of Corrections spokeswoman, said Wednesday. It has been “denied at this time” and Glenn will […]

Boulder County weather: Flash flood watch lifted; Lyons a ‘muddy mess’

After 28 hours in effect, the flash flood watch for Boulder County was finally canceled Wednesday evening, with no additional flooding forecast in the next few days across northern Colorado. Forecasters say Thursday will bring partly sunny skies, with a high of 76. There is still a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after […]

Boulder County officials: Non-citizens’ licenses won’t be used against them

Learn more about SB 251 What: City of Boulder Immigrant Advisory Committee session on SB 251 When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 Where: West Boulder Senior Center, 909 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder More info: http://1.usa.gov/Xh1FnI A new state driver’s license for non-citizens is not going to be used by Boulder County officers as an immigration […]

Boulder’s ash borer invasion expands to Flatirons Golf Course, Valmont City Park

Officials have now found evidence of emerald ash borer in three more areas of Boulder and warned that the pest could spread this summer, according to the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The beetle was first identified in Boulder in September. A survey to determine the extent of the invasion began in November, and larvae were […]

11 News Looks At Job Consequences For Smoking Pot

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RFTA crash lawsuit: blame game begins

The Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, defending a lawsuit over an October bus crash that hospitalized 11 people, has filed counterclaims against fellow defendants in the case. The Oct. 26 accident happened when a bus swerved to miss a tractor and overturned on Highway 82, ejecting several people and pinning one woman. Ten people […]

Lodging and marijuana creating questions for tourism industry

Local hotel operators stay the course, while local man seeks to launch the Airbnb of pot As Aspen lodges stay neutral on the question of whether marijuana-friendly smoking lounges should be allowed, a local man is going forward with a concept that markets pot-friendly vacation rentals to tourists. For hotels, the pot […]

Camping during bike race will be restricted along Highway 133

The USA Pro Challenge may have a new route for cyclists heading out of Aspen during this year’s race, but the rule for overnight camping is the same: restricted to designated campgrounds. For the past four years, the route for the seven-stage bike race took cyclists over Independence Pass, where overnight camping was […]