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Western cities try to stop hungry bears from causing havoc.

On a recent morning that was chilly with the first nip of fall, Brenda Lee went looking for knocked-over trash cans. She drove her car slowly through alleyways on the west side of this Colorado city, close to where streets end and the Rocky Mountains begin. The damage wasn't hard to find.

- PhysOrg - NL

Colorado police search for runner nicknamed 'The Mad Pooper' for defecating in front yards.

The woman has been spotted leaving human waste in the same family's yard for seven weeks.

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The first millennial director of East Colorado's SBDC is helping businesses thrive.

Lisa Hudson and her team at the East Colorado Small Business Development Center have accomplished all but one of their 18 goals set for the year. This would be impressive for any business leader, but it's even more praiseworthy since it's her first year at the helm of the SBDC. Oh, and she's the first ever millennial ...

- Mashable! - US

Ruthless runner nicknamed the 'Mad Pooper' because ... well ...

The city of Colorado Springs is in crisis over the unknown runner who's tearing across the city and leaving a trail of poop in her wake. Dubbed the "Mad Pooper," the unidentified runner was the subject of an excellent KKTV segment that details her reign of terror. SEE ALSO: I was a professional athlete, and even I can't ...

- Mashable! - US

Jogger known as 'The Mad Pooper' keeps pooping on sidewalk in Colorado Springs.

"It's uncharted territory for me," a police officer said.         


Denver Dates Announced for First Global Glamping Summit.

The first ever Global Glamping Summit will take place in Denver, Colorado, on the 24th and 25th of April, 2018.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

End-of-summer Arctic sea ice extent is eighth lowest on record.

Arctic sea ice appeared to have reached its yearly lowest extent on Sept. 13, NASA and the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado Boulder have reported. Analysis of satellite data by NSIDC and NASA showed that at 1.79 million square miles , this year's Arctic sea ice minimum extent is ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Animal rights group steals chickens from farm to 'free' them.

The Denver-based activists said they took the birds from a Colorado farm 'to a sanctuary, where they can be free.'         


Integrating schools in a gentrifying city through choice.

In 2012, Denver Public Schools implemented SchoolChoice, the country's first unified enrollment system for all public schools in the city: district, charter, and magnet. Over the past five years, DPS has used choice as a major tool to increase student access to high-performing schools. We also suspect it has contributed to ...

- Brookings - US

Faith, science, beauty: what doctors can learn from Catholic art.

Denver, Colo., Sep 19, 2017 / 03:04 am .- The intersection of art, medicine, and faith in the Catholic tradition has a lot to teach today, especially if you’re a doctor. “Catholic art has a long history of demonstrating the beauty of the human person, beauty both in its health as well as its disease,” Dr. ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

These Cities Have the Highest Rates of Regular Exercise.

Several cities in Colorado and California lead the nation in rates of regular exercise, according to a new poll.

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Fort Bragg's wounded warriors compete in Warrior Games trials

Fort Bragg's wounded warriors and veterans are competing in the local Warrior Games trials in hopes of moving on to the regional-level competition. The winners at the regional level will advance to the Department of Defense Warrior Games competition in June in Colorado Springs, Colo.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Elk to buy Resolute Energy’s Greater Aneth EOR unit

Sydney-based Elk Petroleum Ltd. has agreed to acquire a subsidiary of Resolute Energy Corp., Denver, including its 63% interest in Greater Aneth oil field in the Paradox basin of southeastern Utah, for $160 million.

- OGJ - US

Meet Joel Minor: Son of an Oilfield Worker Who Is Taking on the Oil and Gas Industry

Meet Joel Minor: Son of an Oilfield Worker Who Is Taking on the Oil and Gas IndustryBy Gail Koffman | Monday, September 18, 2017 In just two years at Earthjustice, attorney Joel Minor has helped score major victories against the oil and gas industry. Matt Nager for Earthjustice Near the Rocky Mountain foothills, oil fields ...

- Earthjustice - US

Cities Try Convincing Amazon They're Ready For Its New Headquarters

Atlanta, Denver and other cities are making their cases for the online giant to locate its second headquarters in their area. At stake: up to 50,000 well-paying jobs and billions in investments.

- NPR - US

Frontier Fined $1.5M For Long Tarmac Delays, Will Only Pay $600K

Last December, Frontier canceled 275 flights after severe winter weather disrupted operations in and out of its hub at Denver International Airport. Still, the airline was slow to respond to the storm, federal aviation officials claim, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded on planes for hours. As a result, the company has ...

- The Consumerist - US

Forget Carnegie Hall. Musicians rush to rural Colorado to play the Tank

People here speak of the old water tank on the edge of town in almost mystical terms, like it's a living, breathing thing rather than a 65-foot-high tower of rusty steel. They call it the Tank, with a capital T, and it stands on a hill overlooking a gravelly desert. Every Saturday, visitors from...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Colorado family of 4 ID'd as victims of fatal plane crash

A Colorado family of four has been identified as the victims of a fatal small airplane crash.

- FOX News - US

Bernie Sanders responds to Hillary Clinton's criticism that he didn't afford her adequate 'respect'

NBCSen. Bernie Sanders dismissed Hillary Clinton's criticism that he and his supporters didn't afford her the same respect in the 2016 campaign that she gave then-Sen. Barack Obama after losing the 2008 Democratic presidential primary. Speaking on "The View" this week, the former secretary of state reiterated the argument ...

- Business Insider - US

Air Force activates new satellites for tracking space objects

Washington Sep 15, 2017 The 1st Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, has activated two satellites as part of their Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program. The program is a network of satellites designed to track objects in orbit ranging from other satellites to space debris for U.S. ...

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US Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use Ground System Upgrade Contract

Denver CO Sep 13, 2017 The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $45.5 million contract to provide Military Code Early Use capability to the Global Positioning System . Part of the Air Force's overall modernization plan for the GPS, M-Code is an advanced, new signal designed to improve anti-jamming and protection ...

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Family of four dies in Colorado plane crash

A family of four died late Friday when a private plane crashed in western Colorado, authorities said.

- FOX News - US

A cop checked on a homeless campsite — and found men cooking lobster tails and lamb

Everyone deserves a little splurge. That's what Sgt. Rob Fabrocini, a police officer from Aspen, Colorado, learned on his latest trip to a popular homeless campsite in the area. Fabrocini … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Colorado sheriff: Family of 4 killed in small plane crash

Authorities say two adults and two children were killed when the private plane they were traveling in went down in western Colorado. The Garfield County Sheriff's Office says the plane … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Colorado sheriff: Family of 4 killed in small plane crash

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Cake Is His ‘Art.’ So Can He Deny One to a Gay Couple?

A Colorado case that pits a gay couple against a baker who refused to serve them will mostly center on the protections of free speech.

- New York Times - US

Frontier Airlines Gets Fined $1.5 Million for Stranding Passengers on Tarmac

Frontier Airlines clearly botched the handling of a snowstorm in Denver, and had it not been for hard-fought tarmac-delay rules, passengers would have had no recourse other than relying on the largess of the airline. -Dennis Schaal

- Skift - US

Op-ed: Colorado baker case can be win-win for LGBT protections and religious liberties

When a gay couple requested a cake to celebrate their same-sex wedding, the owner politely declined. Now an upcoming Supreme...

- Deseret News - US

Eric Bolling Jr. was on cocaine night before death: Friend

Former Fox News host Eric Bolling's son, who was found dead in his bed at his apartment in Boulder, Colorado, on Sept. 8, was on cocaine and other drugs during a party the night before his death, his friend has told the Daily Mail. Referring to the reports that suggested that the 19-year-old m...

- The Raw Story - US

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands Down Landmark Ruling on Public Lands and Climate Change

Sierra ClubToday, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that the Bureau of Land Management must reassess its analysis of the climate impacts of expanding two massive coal mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin .

- Common Dreams - US

ACLU to Grant Awards to Standing Rock Tribe Chairman and Lakota Water Protector for Protest Against Pipeline, and Constitutional Law Professor

ACLUThis month the American Civil Liberties Union will award its highest honors, the Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty, to Dave Archambault II and Regina Brave, and the Dorsen Presidential Prize in Academia, to Professor David Goldberger. Both awards will be granted at the organization's upcoming Biennial Leadership ...

- Common Dreams - US

Colorado police chief provides advice to Canadian authorities ahead of pot legalization

Greenwood Village Police Chief John Jackson is being actively sought by Canadian law enforcement for advice as they prepare for marijuana legalization next summer.

- Global News - CA

A.M. notes: .05 DUI law tinkering, Reyes joins support for Colorado bakers, North Korea's latest test

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here's a look at the top world, national, Utah and trending news for Sept. 15.

- Deseret News - US

Colorado official endorses Canada's delayed approach on legalizing marijuana edibles

Canadian government officials have said they intend to eventually allow edibles, but for now will only allow the smokable products

- National Post - CA

Chipotle customers are slamming the chain's new queso as a 'crime against cheese'

Hollis JohnsonThe reviews are in for Chipotle's queso — and they aren't good. On Tuesday, Chipotle began serving queso at every location across the US. The chain debuted queso in its New York City test kitchen in July, and began serving queso at roughly 350 restaurants in California and Colorado in August. When ...

- Business Insider - US

Air Force activates new satellites for tracking space objects

The 1st Space Operations Squadron at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado has activated two satellites on Sep. 12.

- UPI - US

30-year-old Denver Nuggets forward went vegan over a year ago, had one of the best seasons of his career, and now says he isn't going back

Jim Mone/APFrom 2011-12 to 2013-14, Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler played only 113 of a possible 246 games. Then, after playing 78 games in 2014-15, he missed the entire 2015-16 season with a hip injury. Tired of consistently battling injuries and other health-related stresses, Chandler looked for a different ...

- Business Insider - US

Team gathers unprecedented data on atmosphere's organic chemistry

Boston MA Sep 13, 2017 For a few weeks over the summer in 2011, teams of scientists from around the world converged on a small patch of ponderosa pine forest in Colorado to carry out one of the most detailed, extended survey of atmospheric chemistry ever attempted in one place, in many cases using new measurement devices ...

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Q&A: Why the Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Loves Croatia — and Colorado

She trains in New Zealand and Chile, races in Europe and will compete in the Olympics. To fight fatigue, she naps, jogs and snacks on dried mangoes.

- New York Times - US

'Get your fix' car repair shop sold drugs to drivers waiting to get their cars fixed

An auto shop called "Get your Fix", in Colorado in the United States has been found to give drivers their fix of all kinds of drugs while they waited for their cars to get fixed.According to authorities, the garage sold crystal...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Suit claims hot tea spill at Starbucks drive-thru burned woman and killed her dog

A Colorado woman has filed a lawsuit claiming that a hot tea spill at a Starbucks drive-thru in Denver severely burned her and killed her…

- ABA Journal - US

The Right to Celebrate a Marriage: Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

Religious faith can't be used as an excuse for bigotry by business owners who refuse to serve same-sex couples. In July 2012, Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins, together with Charlie's mother Debbie Munn, went to Masterpiece Cakeshop, a Denver-area bakery, to purchase a cake for their wedding reception.  After they informed ...


Pre-Broadway Review: 'Frozen,' the Musical

The din during the intermission of a recent performance of the Broadway-bound musical Frozen' might have broken decibel records at Denver Center's Buell Theater. No doubt the house's hum was amped by the higher-pitched voices of the booster-seat crowd, but if Disney Theatrical Productions' aim was to age up the demographic ...

- Variety - US

Hyperloop One Strikes Early-Stage Partnership With Colorado

Hyperloop One, one of several companies trying to develop high-speed transportation technology, will work with Colorado to study a potential route in the state.

- New York Times - US

Utah A.G. Sean Reyes latest to back Colorado baker in Supreme Court case

Attorney General Sean Reyes became the latest Utah politician to sign on to a court brief supporting a Colorado baker who...

- Deseret News - US

The week's good news: September 14, 2017

1. Jane Fine Foster was shopping in Grand Junction, Colorado, earlier this year when she did a double take. As she walked by A Robin's Nest Antiques, Foster saw three very familiar pictures in a frame: They were of her mother, taken at her 1948 wedding. Foster thought she'd never see the photos again — her family had ...

- The Week - US

Pentagon: No scheduled deployment from Fort Carson soon

The Pentagon on Thursday denied a statement by a former high-ranking Army official that more than 6,000 soldiers from Fort Carson, Colorado, will be deployed to Afghanistan.

- Stars and Stripes - US

U.S. and Mexico set to sign landmark Colorado River water-sharing deal

The U.S. and Mexican governments are close to signing a landmark Colorado River deal that will establish rules for sharing water over the next decade.         


Colorado governor denies pardon for woman facing deportation

Colorado's governor on Thursday denied a pardon application from a woman who lived at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities, quashing her hopes of a new way to fight deportation.

- FOX News - US

The Thursday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Thursday, Sept. 14 ,, UNITED STATES MAY NOT DEFEND CANADA FROM MISSILE: Current U.S. policy directs the American military not to defend Canada if it is targeted in a ballistic missile attack, says the top Canadian officer at the North American Aerospace Defence Command. “We're being ...

- National Post - CA