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Lafayette to vote next month on measure barring sugary drinks on children's menus

An ordinance restricting Lafayette eateries from putting sugary drinks on children's menus is slated for a vote next month - though a decision either way is unlikely to go quietly. City Council convened on the potential - albeit mostly symbolic - ordinance Tuesday evening to finalize the language be

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-20 13:52:10

Lafayette's fracking angst reaches fever pitch in wake of new drilling plans

A slew of residents poured into Lafayette's City Council chambers on Tuesday night to demand a call to arms against future drilling operations - a week after a company announced plans to drill in the heart of the "fractivist" enclave. Boulder County commissioners announced last week that the county

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2017-09-20 03:35:33

Lafayette considers banning sugary drinks from kids' menus

LAFAYETTE, Colo. - The City of Lafayette is considering a plan to discourage children from ordering sugary drinks at restaurants. The initiative would restrict restaurants from advertising sugary drinks on their kids menus and is designed to push children toward milk or water. The initiative wouldn'

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-19 16:06:03

Lafayette may bar restaurants from putting sugary drinks on children's menus

Lafayette may restrict local restaurants from advertising "sugary drinks" on kids' menus - though the enforceability of the city's proposed ordinance may rest more in its message than in substance. If approved by the City Council, the measure would limit children's default choices to water and milk

DENVER POST - 2017-09-19 06:11:30

Colorado marijuana biotech said it raised $3M

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - A Colorado agricultural biotech that specializes in marijuana said it's raised $3 million. Front Range Biosciences of Lafayette said the funding will "go towards scaling FRB's processes, as well as expansion into California and other legal cannabis states in the United Stat

9NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:27:08

Beau Jo's Pizza leaving Boulder in relocation to Longmont

Courtesy renderingBeau Jo's new Longmont location, expected to open in the fall of 2017, will offer rooftop dining. Ten years after its triumphant return, twice as long since its first, temporary exit, Beau Jo's Pizza will be leaving Boulder yet again. The Colorado chain is relocating its Baseline r

DENVER POST - 2017-09-20 19:04:31

Former Colorado travel group owners told to pay state $7M

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has announced that a court ordered four owners of a former travel group to pay more than $7 million to the state for defrauding consumers, which is an upped price that follows an appeal filed by one of the owners. The Broomfield Enterp

COLORADOAN - 2017-09-21 02:07:01

Jennifer Cummins: Encouraging the privileged to help fight poverty

I grew up in Broomfield with my parents and my sister. I didn't know it at the time, but I grew up in privilege: well fed, permanently housed, and speaking English. After working a few years in the human service industry, I can say for certain that those factors have had more of an impact on my life

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-21 01:20:20

Explosive gas monitor program in Weld County, Erie winding down

A Weld County program to provide free explosive gas monitors to county residents ends on Oct. 31, but four giveaway events are planned in the interim - including one in Erie - and anyone who hasn't received a monitor is encouraged to obtain one. "We are glad that financially, as a county, we were a

DAILY CAMERA - 2017-09-21 00:03:06

432-acre Phillips 66 property in Louisville is under contract; site touted for Amazon HQ2

Nearly five years after Phillips 66 Co. pulled the plug on its plans to develop a 432-acre parcel in Louisville into an alternative-energy research center, a California-based company that operates exclusively in Colorado has placed the land under contract. Bancroft Capital agreed to buy the property

9NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:25:37

Investors buying site in Louisville in bid to land 2nd Amazon HQ

Daily Camera fileConstruction crews prepare land east of the former StorageTek and Sun Microsystems campus in Louisville in 2008 after it was acquired by ConocoPhillips. The 432-acre site is under contract to California's Bancroft Capital, which hopes to woo Amazon's planned second headquarters. The

DENVER POST - 2017-09-20 18:52:39

Colorado obtains $7M judgment against Broomfield travel club scam

The owners of Sea to Ski Vacations and Traditions Travel Group were ordered to pay more than $7 million to Colorado for defrauding consumers A judge has ordered the owners of the Broomfield-based travel clubs Sea to Ski Vacations and Traditions Travel Group to pay more than $7 million to Colorado fo

DENVER POST - 2017-09-21 00:17:33

Broomfield travel club owners ordered to pay $7M for fraud

BROOMFIELD - The owners and operators of Broomfield-based travel clubs have been ordered to pay more than $7 million for defrauding consumers. Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman said Wednesday that a Denver court has ordered Stephen Wunder, Andrew Wunder, Bethany Wunder and Christian Wunder to make

BIZWEST.COM - 2017-09-20 19:45:41

Colorado teenager starts raising money for Mexico City earthquake relief

Damage in Mexico City DENVER - Mexico remains in shambles tonight after Tuesday's deadly earthquake. More than 200 people are daed and that number continues to rise. That part of the world is in need right now, and one Colorado girl wants to help them. Mexico City means everything to one Westminster

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-21 03:33:27

Thornton pastor recounts 1985 Mexico City quake, living in the city

THORNTON - The bodies of more than 20 elementary school students were found under rubble in Mexico City after a devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday. Search and rescue teams said they're working around the clock, looking for 30 additional students who remain unaccounted for. A pa

9NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:34:48

Finding the science behind the gruntwork of war

You've said that many times recently, and meant every word to every soldier. Thank you for keeping us protected. Thank you for your bravery. Thank you for your sacrifice. And once you've read "Grunt: The Curious ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Thank you for your service. You've sa

WESTMINSTERWINDOW.COM - 2017-09-20 22:25:58

Captain Underpants author comes to historic Elitch Theatre

Dav Pilkey knows firsthand how hard it can be to stay focused in school. When he was in the second grade, he remembers being labeled all kinds of things including a troublemaker, and the kid with ADHD. When he became too disruptive, his ... This item is available in full to subscribers. Dav Pilkey k

WESTMINSTERWINDOW.COM - 2017-09-20 20:07:27

Why wildfires in Colorado are a growing threat and what our forests have to do with it

Fire Weather Warning issued September 20 at 10:50PM MDT expiring September 21 at 7:00PM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan Fire Weather Warning issued September 20 at 11:26AM MDT expiring September 21 at 7:00PM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Y

DENVER CHANNEL - 2017-09-21 04:26:59

'Oldest Returning Patient' Surprised With Party

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) - Craig Hospital hosted a surprise party for it's "oldest returning patient." Hospital staff and friends lined the sidewalk leading to the hospital to greet and hug Sammy Ward. (credit: CBS) Ward first entered the hospital in September 1967 when he was paralyzed from the wais

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 23:03:00

Popular Camping Spot May Require Permits Due To Overcrowding

ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4) - A plan to solve overcrowding at a popular camping spot isn't sitting well with some people. The U.S. Forest Service is considering making campers get permits to stay at the Conundrum Hot Springs near the Maroon Bells. (credit: Colton Johnson) The Aspen Times reports a Boulder m

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 21:02:00