Colorado News

Moose on the Loose! Half-Ton Visitors Crash Colorado Resorts

Colorado’s moose population has boomed over the past few decades and that’s led to surprise encounters between human and beast in mountain resort towns, including house crashing. This year in Breckenridge, the sound of breaking glass prompted residents to call …

Colorado Home Inventory Business Expands

Colorado Springs-based TWS Home Inventory and Asset Management Group celebrates its two-year anniversary and expansion of services to the entire Front Range of Colorado. TWS was founded after the Waldo Canyon Fire to provide third-party detailed documentation of all personal …

New Colorado Food Safety Requirements for Medical Marijuana

The marijuana in those pot brownies isn’t the only thing that can potentially make consumers sick. The industry and regulators are taking a closer look at how pot-infused edibles are actually made. The thriving edible marijuana industry in Colorado is …

Colorado Hit With 8 Tornadoes

Several tornadoes touched down as a line of severe thunderstorms swept through Colorado on Sunday, with one of the twisters hitting near a junior golf tournament and injuring a caddy. Six of the tornadoes struck in northeast Colorado, while two …

Hash Oil Explosions Increase in Colorado

The opening months of Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry – the first in the U.S. – have seen a rise in fiery explosions and injuries as pot users try to make the drug’s intoxicating oil in crude home-based laboratories. Since Jan. …

Asbestos Test Closes Aspen Government Offices

A Pitkin County government office building in Aspen, Colo., has been closed for asbestos testing after a preliminary check showed the material was present. County officials say tests began Tuesday and the building will remain closed until the air quality …

Colorado Homeowners Begin Rebuilding After September Floods

More than 20 Larimer County homeowners have been told they can rebuild their homes destroyed by September’s flooding, after federal and county officials had earlier denied their permits. Their homes were among the 74 along U.S. Highway 34 that were …

Additional $199M to Colorado for Flood Recovery

Colorado is getting an additional $199 million from the federal government to help communities devastated by September’s historic floods, U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Friday. The funds from HUD will help with housing and infrastructure repairs …

Tax Credit Considered for Colorado Disaster-Destroyed Homes

Colorado residents who lost their homes in last year’s floods and wildfires still have to pay property taxes, but state lawmakers are trying to change that law. A bill being heard in a House committee Wednesday would give homeowners whose …

Colorado Considers Limiting Cellphone Use in Cars

Drivers would have to use a hands-free device to use their cell phones under a bill being considered by Colorado state lawmakers. The bill would make it illegal to use a cell phone to make calls or use apps while …