New storm developing to the southwest

DENVER – The next system is approaching Colorado from the southwest and will bring snow to the mountains, especially along and south of I-70. The brunt of the storm will impact the southern mountains – The San Juans, La Garitas and the Sangre de Cristo ranges. A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect Friday […]

Family repaid after crash victim’s cash vanishes

BOULDER, Colo. – Boulder County has agreed to pay $1,200 to a family after money disappeared from the purse of a woman who died in a head-on crash. However, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that no charges will be filed after an exhaustive investigation couldn’t prove who took the money. The woman’s family […]

Centennial mom talks about video of baby Louise

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – A video of 8-month-old Louise McMorris, seeing her mother for the first time thanks to some new glasses, has gone viral netting almost 10 million views, since 7NEWS told you about it last week. Her mother says the adorable baby is battling Oculocutaneous Albinism, a group of genetic conditions that affect coloring — […]

St. Joseph’s new parish hall under construction

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. A new parish hall at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church is finally […]

CMU Health Sciences Center expansion will allow more students to be accepted into nursing program

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The prestigious nursing program at Colorado Mesa University turns down two […]

Update: One person dies in fatal ATV crash

<!– Test info: story.storySidebarDisable: false | cms.hierarchyField("storySidebar"): OAS_url = ‘'; OAS_sitepage = ‘kjct/article'; OAS_pos = ‘Frame2′; try { OAS_query = ‘KJCT_COMMUNITY=’+__dsns_.GetCookie(‘dsnscomm’); } catch(e) { OAS_query = ”; } var OAS_RN = new String (Math.random()); var OAS_RNS = OAS_RN.substring (2,11); document.write(”); –> MESA COUNTY, Colo. Update: According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, one person has […]

Firms in outage lawsuit spread blame

City, notification system, others named in filings Two firms being sued for allegedly causing the 12-hour power outage in August that forced several downtown Aspen businesses to close their doors have designated several parties that may be at fault. Seven businesses, including four restaurants, have filed lawsuits against LKP Engineering and Odell Drilling, seeking thousands […]

Frisch declares his candidacy for city council

Will seek a second term in May election Aspen City Councilman Adam Frisch said Wednesday he will be running for reelection to a second term on the board, although Frisch hopes he doesn’t have to start campaigning until at least the end of February for the May 5 vote. Frisch said his main motivations for […]

BOCC mulls special events in rural and remote zone

Commissioners look at size of event venues Pitkin County commissioners took a step forward on how to address special events in the rural and remote zone on Wednesday, effectively closing a loophole that allowed lavish parties to take place on private land without oversight of potential impacts to the neighboring community. The commissioners agreed on […]

Aurora prep sports scoreboard, Jan. 29

WRESTLING Hinkley 61, Evergreen 6 285 pounds: Double forfeit; 106 pounds: Ben Rhoton (Hinkley) pinned Connor Williams (Evergreen), 1:41; 113 pounds: Montey Aldulaimi (Hinkley) tech. fall Luke Hanson (Evergreen), 16-1; 120 pounds: Rafael Garibay (Hinkley) pinned Lane Hanson (Evergreen), 3:23; 126 pounds: Gideon Greer (Hinkley) pinned Tim Farver (Evergreen), 2:16; 132 pounds: Thomas Nations (Evergreen) […]

Aurora prep sports schedule, Jan. 30

BOYS BASKETBALL Arapahoe at Grandview, 7 p.m. Cherry Creek at Cherokee Trail, 7 p.m. Gateway at Brighton, 7 p.m. Overland at Mullen, 7 p.m. Prairie View at Hinkley, 7 p.m. Smoky Hill at Eaglecrest, 7 p.m. Thornton at Rangeview, 7 p.m. Weld Central at Vista PEAK, 7 p.m. Westminster at Aurora Central, 7 p.m. GIRLS […]

Aurora prep sports schedule, Jan. 31

BOYS BASKETBALL Gateway at Denver North, noon WRESTLING Eaglecrest at Rocky Welton Invite Aurora Central, Overland, Regis Jesuit at Lincoln Smoky Hill at Thomas Jefferson GIRLS SWIMMING Centennial “B” League Championships at Smoky Hill (prelims) Aurora Public Schools Championships at Gateway, finals 12:10 p.m. ICE HOCKEY Cherry Creek vs. Mountain Vista, 6 p.m. Courtney Oakes […]

It was no ‘Charlie Hebdo’ but Boulder’s Clancy’s Bookstore did its share to fight censorship

The killings at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have provoked much discussion about the freedom of expression. Ed Wasserman, the dean of University of California Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism — who has lived in Paris and read the magazine — says it was “targeted because it promotes a very rude brand of satire […]

Can a business do well and do good?

As we pass another milestone in the Boulder Weekly journey — this one with a big 21 prominently displayed — I have a confession to make about this newspaper that has never been shared with our readers: Boulder Weekly is a corporation. You read that right: a corporation. And I’m not talking about a nonprofit corporation […]

Death of the lush, green lawn

My father was an early member of a group now known disparagingly as “ultra-lawn people.” “High,” as everyone called him, was dedicated, body and soul, to the Sisyphean task of trying to maintain a lawn full of lush St. Augustine grass in hot, dry Texas. He planted, watered, fertilized, watered, mowed, watered, fought bugs and […]

Rape Victim Feels Victimized By Hospital Bills

“He was sitting next to me one minute, on top of me the next,” said a local woman who asked not to be identified. Seconds later she was raped. The woman asked us to protect her identity. She said it happened in October by a man she and her best friend went home with from […]

$20,000 Worth of Drugs Found In Raid

Pueblo County Sheriff Deputies arrest five people and confiscated $20,000 in drugs during a raid early Thursday morning. It happened in the 1600 block of Eats 2nd Street. The drugs included 170 grams of Heroin, 34 grams of Methamphetamine, 2 grams of Cocaine, and a small amount of Crack Cocaine. Deputies obtained a warrant after […]

Marshals Arrest 3 Convicted In $100B Tax Scheme

Three Colorado Springs residents convicted of numerous tax fraud counts stemming from a scheme in which they tried to defraud the government out of more than $100 billion have been arrested. George Brokaw, John Pawelski and Mimi Vigil failed to show up for sentencing Wednesday, prompting a judge to issue warrants. They were arrested Thursday, […]

DU’s Lacrosse Team Uses Drones To Perfect Game

DENVER (CBS4)- The University of Denver’s lacrosse team is using a high-tech tool to get a birds-eye view of what happens when they hit the field– drones. The number one lacrosse team in the nation, DU, is using a digital camera mounted on a drone to track the players movements and how they complete drills […]

State Lawmaker Considers Reintroducing Controversial Bill To Make It Harder To Opt Out Of Vaccines

DENVER (CBS4)- One state lawmakers is considering bringing back a controversial bill that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children. Rep. Dan Pabon, a Democrat representing Denver, hopes the measure would reduce the number of Colorado children who are exempt from vaccines. (credit: CBS) Last year, lawmakers killed […]

Northern Colorado Rallies To Beat Idaho State 79-96

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Cameron Michael scored 24 points, including a career-high 6 of 8 3-pointers, Jordan Wilson scored 17 with six assists, and Northern Colorado rallied to beat Idaho State 79-76 on Thursday. Tevin Svihovec added 13 and Dominique Lee scored 12 with nine rebounds for the Bears (10-9, 5-3 Big Sky Conference). Michael […]

Henthorn Prosecutors: ‘Similarities’ In Way Both Wives Died

DENVER (CBS4) – Federal prosecutors in the case of Harold Henthorn, the Highlands Ranch man charged with killing his second wife in 2012, are proposing to tell a jury that his first wife died under “bizarre circumstances” when a Jeep fell on her in 1995. They say a jury needs to hear about the death […]

FTC Rules ‘Revenge Porn’ Operator Must Get Consent Before Posting Nude Photos

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)- The Federal Trade Commission has ruled the man who ran a so-called “revenge porn” website out of Colorado Springs can no longer share those photos without consent. Craig Brittain ran highly controversial sites that showed nude and explicit pictures of women – many from Colorado – who didn’t consent to their […]

Man Sentenced To 40 Years For Role In Fatal Police Chase

DENVER (AP) — A man involved in a shooting spree and chase that left a Denver police sergeant injured and another man dead has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Denver District Attorney’s Office says 23-year-old Jude Montoya was sentenced Thursday for attempted first-degree murder. He was one of several people in a […]

Colorado: Easy State To Opt Out Of Vaccinations

DENVER (CBS4)- As the Measles outbreak continues to grow in the U.S. with cases in 14 states, including Colorado, there is a lot of attention focused on vaccinations. Some believe it’s too easy to opt out of immunizations in the state. Doctors believe those who can’t get vaccinated should be protected by a community that […]

Lottery Cheaters Caught In The Act

DENVER (CBS4)- As if the odds on winning the lottery weren’t long enough, store clerks across Colorado have been caught attempting to cheat what they thought were lottery winners out of winning tickets. “The lottery is out there actively investigating,” said Laura Solano, Colorado Lottery Director CBS4 learned that a team of undercover lottery investigators […]

DHSEM Names Chris Sorensen Operations Section Chief

DHSEM is excited to announce the appointment of Chris Sorensen as Operations Section Chief. Sorensen was one of four excellent candidates for this position. The selection process included a number of assessments including a State EOC scenario at the EOC Manager level. Sorensen’s employment with the Division started in February 2012; he held the positions […]

PPCC to offer free tax preparation for lower-income locals

By Cameron Moix Pikes Peak Community College will offer free tax-preparation assistance to low-to-moderate-income families this tax season, the school said in a news release. PPCC partnered with Denver-based Piton Foundation to offer the free services through the Tax Help Colorado Program. Internal Revenue Service-certified PPCC students will prepare and e-file tax returns for households […]

Veteran-owned small business celebrates 25 years

By Contributing Writer Air Academy Associates is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, incorporated in Colorado Springs 25 years ago. A leader in knowledge-based management systems, Air Academy Associates focuses on design and implementing Lean Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma and Systematic Innovation. The company has directly led improvement activities in construction, defense, energy, food services, […]