Tenant won’t pay damages for peeing while standing

A landlord in Germany who cried foul over a tenant peeing while standing up won’t be awarded any damages in court. The court ruled that the tenant doesn’t owe 1,900 euros, because peeing while standing is still “common practice.” The tenant’s landlord had argued the man’s urine — which was alleged to have splashed or […]

Michigan girl, 4, calls 911, saves pregnant mother

(CNN) – Calise Manning is being called a hero for helping her pregnant mother and calling 911 operators in Kalamazoo, Michigan. “She’s shaking and she’s having a baby,” Calise tells a dispatcher in 911 audio obtained by CNN affiliate WWMT. “My mom is really pregnant and she’s having a boy and she really needs help.” […]

Avs to Host Red Wings in Outdoor Classic

The Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings will take their skates outdoors. On February 27th of next year, the Avs will host the Wings at Coors Field. It will be the fisrt time an NHL game will be played outdoors in Colorado sports history. They join four other teams in the Outdoor Classics. Boston will host […]

Duke’s Krzyzewski reaches 1,000 wins

Tyus Jones tied a career high for the second straight game with 22 points to power the Blue Devils past the Red Storm at Madison Square Garden as Mike Krzyzewski became the first men’s basketball coach to reach 1,000 wins. Jones went 10-of-10 from the foul line and handed out six assists while fellow freshman […]

Running backs stand out at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. – The Senior Bowl is like any other all-star game. It caters more to the fans than scouts, with coaches more concerned with divvying up playing time than actually winning the game. That doesn’t mean that scouts weren’t watching the North’s 34-13 victory, however. They want to see if the players who stood […]

‘American Sniper’ widow left speechless

(CNN) – For another weekend, moviegoers will be glued to their seats, watching the grit and turmoil of Chris Kyle, the real-life character portrayed in “American Sniper.” But for Kyle’s widow, Taya, the blockbuster hit is all too real. Fortunately, she’s not alone. Friday, Taya was left searching for words after the nonprofit organization AmericanSnipers.org […]

‘Birdman’ takes top SAG Award prize

(CNN) – “As the World Turns” got the shout-outs — but “Birdman” took the top prize at the SAG Awards Sunday night. The film about a former superhero actor trying to revive his career with a Broadway play won for its cast, the SAG Awards’ equivalent of best picture. As the cast assembled on stage […]

‘Orange,’ Aduba, Macy win SAG Awards

(CNN) – One of the performers from “Orange Is the New Black” joked during the red-carpet preshow to the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards that the TV director would need a wide shot to capture the cast if the show won. Cue the extra-large lens. The Netflix show won for best comedy series cast. […]

Bob Dylan gives new album away in AARP magazine

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Attention, Bono: Here’s an old-school way to give away a free album. Bob Dylan is sending seniors free copies of his latest album, tucking 50,000 copies into the next edition of “AARP The Magazine,” according to the retirement group. It’s likely to go over much better than U2’s attempt at passing […]

Sanders: 7-point plan for saving ‘disappearing middle class’

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – How would the federal government spend if a Democratic Socialist were in charge? A new outline from Sen. Bernie Sanders tells us how. He points to several priorities — including “a major federal jobs program” and raising taxes on the wealthy — that he says will rebuild “the disappearing middle class.” […]

‘American Sniper’ hauls in $200 million at box office

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – “American Sniper” is on track to make $200 million in its first ten days of nationwide release, a feat matched by only a few R-rated films in Hollywood history. The Oscar-nominated Iraq War movie, starring Bradley Cooper as the legendary sniper Chris Kyle, may go on to beat 2004’s “The Passion […]

Grandpa’s finds a new home in Longmont

Sometimes there’s a silver lining with an eviction. For Rod Brandenburg, who learned in mid-October that his pawn shop was being kicked out of his Main Street location, that has meant more space and closer parking. Grandpa’s Pawn Gun Where: 104 Ninth Ave., Longmont Contact: 303-772-7952 More info: www.grandpaspawn.com Since 1999, Brandenburg had operated Grandpa’s […]

22 things to do today, Jan. 25, in Boulder County

Harvey is a six-foot-tall rabbit invisible to everyone except Elwood P. Dowd, much to the exasperation of his social-climbing sister, Veta. In order to save the family’s reputation, Veta takes Elwood to the local sanatorium. But when the doctors mistakenly commit his anxiety-ridden sister, Elwood – and Harvey – slip out of the hospital unbothered, […]

CU begins new phase of facility fundraising

University of Colorado Chancellor Phil DiStefano and athletic director Rick George announced Saturday the athletic department has raised more than $72 million in gifts and corporate sponsorships in the past two years with much of the money targeted for the athletics complex expansion in and around Folsom Field. They said they are targeting $85 million […]

Boulder and activists agree: neighborhoods need more say, one way or another

On Tuesday night, a group of 20 Boulder residents gathered in the basement of the public library branch on Table Mesa Drive to meet for an hour, over Skype, with two city planners from Madison, Wis. The planners had been invited to speak on Madison’s neighborhood-based planning structure, in which residents from 120 pockets of […]

GOP caps hot political week with immigrant driver’s license vote

In a week of partisan battles, Republican lawmakers voted again Friday to foil a Democratic effort to restore money for a program that provides driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally. The Joint Budget Committee voted for the second time this week not to allow the Division of Motor Vehicles to use $166,000 it […]

Mike Schultz finds new life as X Games boarder, prosthetic designer

ASPEN — Mike Schultz was hardly confident Friday as he strapped into his snowboard at the Winter X Games, even knowing he was standing on a prosthetic leg he designed. With six X Games gold medals as an adaptive athlete competing in snowmobiling and motocross events, the 33-year-old, one-legged athlete is a fan of throttling […]

Stock show closes with second-best attendance in event’s history

Among dozens of tiny cowgirls and cowboys at the final day of the National Western Stock Show, 3-year-old Zoe Clawser donned a pink cowboy hat, red boots and clutched a stick horse. The 16-day show corralled 682,539 visitors this year and dished out events for the whole family. Attendance was the second highest in the […]

Sage Hospitality to manage Denver Marriott Tech Center Hotel

Walter Isenberg, co-founder, president and CEO of Sage Hospitality, which has taken over management of the Denver Marriott Tech Center Hotel. Denver-based Sage Hospitality has been chosen by Host Hotels Resorts Inc. to manage the Denver Marriott Tech Center Hotel, Host Hotels announced Friday. Later this year, renovations on the Marriott Tech Center Hotel will […]

Array BioPharma shares jump on news of Novartis cancer-drug deal

Greg Avery Reporter- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Google+  |  Twitter  |  Blog Array BioPharma, a Boulder drug research company, has an agreement to acquire a late-stage cancer drug from Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis that is in late-stage clinical trials for use as a skin cancer treatment. News of the deal Friday boosted the value […]

Private equity firms said to be in talks to buy Denver Post’s parent company

Mark Harden News Director- Denver Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn  |  Google+ A pair of private equity firms are in talks to acquire Digital First Media, parent company of The Denver Post, Boulder Daily Camera and other Colorado newspapers, according to reports Friday. One is Cerberus Capital Management LP, according to Bloomberg News, […]

Saudi single women challenging tradition

Hassan Ammar/Associated Press file photo Saudi women hang out in a coffee shop in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Single Saudi women stand at the center of a societal pivot. On the one hand, the kingdom has increasingly encouraged women to graduate from college and enter the workforce. On the other hand, they are required to follow […]

Celebrating America’s successful Community Health Centers

CHCs, like LPIH, are in place to reduce health disparities and to work for a healthier community. They comprise the nation’s largest primary-care network of more than 1,200 health-care organizations, collectively serving more than 24 million patients in more than 9,000 rural and urban communities in every state and territory. CHCs are governed locally, publicly […]

Kids At Their Best having success in Log Lane

The Log Lane Village Board of Trustees heard recently that Kids At Their Best has had success with its fall and winter programming in Log Lane Village. Jodi Walker, the executive director of KATB, gave a presentation to the board, which has allowed the nonprofit use of town facilities. All through the fall and into […]

Lighthouse students get charitable

Click photo to enlarge First through fourth graders from the Lighthouse Seventh Day Adventist Christian School visited Valley View Villa Thursday to read to the residents. The adventure was part of the school’s third quarter event, “Community Service Day”. The students read three books including “My Grandma is Great” by Gaby Godlsack, “If You Take […]


In early 2002, the Fort Morgan Times reported that the city of Brush was deciding on whether to get historic designation for the downtown of the city. “The main interest in getting historic designation for downtown Brush as part of the Main Street revitalization program was practical, judging by the comments and questions from local […]