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Brighton's top staffer happy to be home

Brighton's new city manager, Philip Rodriguez, is happy to be home. Growing up in Adams County, near Northglenn, Rodriguez remembers going to Jim's Burger Haven to look at antique and classic cars with his dad. He also remembers fishing at Barr Lake and going to a panaderia in Brighton for sweet tr

THEBRIGHTONBLADE.COM - 2017-09-22 20:37:00

Brighton family narrowly escapes unusual natural gas leak into basement

DENVER -- A natural gas leak at one family's home in Brighton could have turned deadly. They discovered their basement was filled with natural gas after an unusual leak outside their house. It's a good reminder as many of us might be turning on our furnaces for the first time this season in coming d

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-21 23:34:12

Brighton Fire Rescue fights oil tank fire

Brighton Fire Rescue fought an oil tank fire at a tank farm south of Vestas on Wednesday night, extinguishing the blaze in about four hours. No one was injured in the fire that broke out shortly after 9 p.m. south of Weld County Road 4. It was out by 12:45 a.m. Thursday. All personnel evacuated the

DENVER POST - 2017-09-21 12:49:25

Recent Northern Colorado homicides raise question: Is Larimer County less safe?

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Sara Mondragon said her daughter still asks about great-grandmother Kathy Mondragon "all the time." "Whenever the moon comes out, she says, 'There's Grandma.' ... We talk about our memories of her. ... She misses her. We all do," Sara said. The 61-year-old woman's life was trag

DENVER POST - 2017-09-24 01:24:07

African wildlife protectors get a hand in detective training in Commerce City

DENVER - Saving African wild cats, elephants and other species from extinction takes serious police work. That's why some of the continent's conservation officers came to Commerce City, Colorado. They came to train with their U.S. counterparts at a sort of mausoleum for animals lost to poachers and

DENVER POST - 2017-09-24 01:55:37

Two Men Accused Of Stealing Guns After Pot Purchase Fails

DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) - Two 23-year-old men are being held without bond on federal charges in Denver following their indictment in a gun store burglary. Calvin Terrell Stafford and Napoleon Williams were indicted and arrested in Denver on September 13th. "On August 10, 2017, the defendants traveled f

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-24 01:31:00

Colorado's wild horses face a new danger on the range: Trump budget cuts

LITTLE BOOK CLIFFS - The stallion broke away from a band of horses and charged past a small knot of visitors at the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range, its coal-black tail streaming like a wind-borne challenge. The show wasn't for the two-legged intruders. He was moving on another male, a "bachelor

DENVER POST - 2017-09-23 13:00:21

"It makes our neighborhood look shabby": Volunteers paint over graffiti tags along Federal Boulevard for Brush Off Day

A smell of chili with a tinge of spray paint wafted down Federal Boulevard Saturday morning. Groups of people in safety vests slowly progressed between West Sixth and Evans avenues and parts of West Alameda Avenue, covering up graffiti tags and picking up trash that lined the street as part of the e

DENVER POST - 2017-09-23 23:35:50

Denver police locate man missing overnight

DENVER - A man with developmental disabilities missing overnight has been found safe. Denver police said William "Billy" Riegel was last seen Friday night around 10 p.m. walking near West Mississippi and South Tejon Street. He was reportedly found early Saturday morning. Riegel, 46, was wearing dark

9NEWS - 2017-09-23 12:33:34

PHOTOS: See inside the bigger, scarier 13th Floor Haunted House

DENVER - Denver's largest haunted house opened Friday for yet another season full of screams, scares and spooky fun. The 13th Floor Haunted House moved to a new location this year, making it 10,000 square-feet larger than last year. It also boasts three new terrifying attractions. See inside the 13t

DENVER CHANNEL - 2017-09-23 20:57:00

Denver Bank Robber Nabbed: 'Double Hat Bandit' Wanted In 5 States, FBI

PORTLAND, OR - The serial bank robber dubbed "The Double-Hat Bandit" by law enforcement officials was reportedly apprehended by police in a motel parking lot in Whiteland, Indiana, on Thursday. The Double-Hat Bandit is suspected of robbing more than 13 banks across five different states, including a

PATCH - 2017-09-23 22:53:08

Seven High-CBD Strains Now in Denver Dispensaries

Say what you will about the prohibitionist crowd, but their claims about the potency of today's cannabis carry some truth. Nowadays, strains can contain upwards of 25 percent THC, and that's too much for the brain to handle for some of our readers. Then again, many others have been asking where they

WESTWORD - 2017-09-23 12:36:00

Reader: I Laugh Whenever I See a White Person With a "Native" Bumpersticker

Is Denver feeling a bit more Boulder to you lately? There's a reason: Transplants are coming from our sister to the (slight) north more than from any other city in the country, according to a study by the U.S. Census Bureau that reveals the ten cities that have given Denver the most transplants. But

WESTWORD - 2017-09-23 13:59:00

Advocates want to see Denver-Longmont rail service back on track

A group of passionate Longmont and Boulder County residents and speakers from a variety of organizations gathered at a meeting hosted by the Colorado Rail Passenger Association in Boulder on Saturday morning united by the question: Why is there still no passenger train connecting Longmont, Boulder a

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-23 22:58:47

Junior League Does Day Of Volunteer Work

(credit CBS) "Doing anywhere from planting plants at GrowHaus to making paper mache violins at El Sistema, to painting the playground here today," said Kali Handford, president of the Junior League of Denver. Junior League of Denver already has roots in the community with their Read to Kids program

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 23:12:00

Old Home Gets New Use For Homeless Youth

DENVER (CBS4) - A rundown old house off of West 3rd Avenue and Broadway is getting a full makeover and a new purpose. It's being transformed into a home for some of Colorado's most vulnerable: our homeless youth. (credit CBS) "In the midst of my addiction I just simply wanted to die," said Providenc

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 20:57:00

DPS responds to alleged confederate flag and racial slurs at football game

DENVER - Two high school football teams clash after one accuses the other of using racial and sexist slurs. Denver Public Schools says Weld Central High School Fans brought a confederate flag to their home field at Manual High School However, Weld Central High School officials told Denver7 they di

DENVER CHANNEL - 2017-09-24 04:41:14

Making a match: Avoid the common mistakes that employers and job seekers make

On the front lines of the talent acquisition industry, I witness the problems U.S. employers are having matching workers with open jobs. Even with unemployment in Denver well below national averages, employers here are slow to realize they have to adjust their expectations, either on their qualifica

DENVER POST - 2017-09-24 06:01:22

Broncos' Trevor Siemian defying '7th-round stigma'

ENGLEWOOD - Colleen Siemian and her husband, Walter, sat in Section 128, just above the visiting team's tunnel and next to a group of Cowboys fans wearing cowboy boots and cowboy hats and speaking with thick Texas accents. Her stomach was queasy with nerves, as it always is on game days, but it was

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2017-09-24 05:24:31

Metro State students engage in global 'hackathon'

DENVER - Students like Brandon Cook are used to pulling all-nighters for school. But, this time, he and his classmates are trying to change the world. "What it is, is a very short time span where we attack design problems and we find solutions quickly," Cook said. He is a senior majoring in Industri

9NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:07:27