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Daily Digest: Why 100 losses could be best thing to happen to Rockies, plus 9 more stories  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:12:30 MDT
Your daily resource for late-breaking news, upcoming events, the Denver weather forecast, Denver traffic information, and the stories that will be talked about today, Friday, August 22, 2014. 
Landfill-free Boulder County could mean greater ash borer risk nearby  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:56:48 MDT
Officials in communities directly outside Boulder County aren't keen on a decision made late last year by the Colorado Department of Agriculture to place areas free of the destructive emerald ash borer inside the state's quarantine area. 
Observatory Park man accused of shooting wife is due in Denver court  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:51:27 MDT
The Observatory Park man accused of shooting and killing his wife while she pleaded for help on a call with a 911 operator is expected to appear in court on Friday. 
Centennial mother to return to court in overdose death of 21-year-old  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:43:25 MDT
More than two years after a 21-year-old fatally overdosed in her basement, a judge will have to decide if Almeda Sullivan can be tried for first-degree murder. 
Expect Denver International Airport traffic snarls this weekend  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:32:29 MDT
Passengers being dropped off at Denver International Airport this weekend will need to factor in an extra 30 minutes to make their flight because of traffic-lane closures on the terminal's east side, officials say. 
Bella's Markets sold, groceries to replace barren shelves  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:48:13 MDT
Bella's Markets in four rural Colorado towns changed hands Thursday in a deal that is expected to breathe life back into neglected grocery stores where some shelves sat empty for months. 
High Plains Comedy Festival rises with Denver stand-up scene  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:24:21 MDT
If T.J. Miller lived in Denver, he would revel in the city's exploding comedy scene, legal cannabis and laidback party atmosphere. 
Grand Mesa research reveals new details about slide, potential risks  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:23:07 MDT
The rare Grand Mesa landslide was unusual for its volume, speed, distance traveled and the unusual way it occurred in distinct pulses, according to a new research paper compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey. 
Denver releases 40 draft recommendations for Sheriff Department reform  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:21:04 MDT
A group of task forces, convened in the spring to review the policies of the troubled Denver Sheriff Department, on Thursday night released 40 draft recommendations. 
Colorado House candidate Jane Barnes can represent GOP, judge rules  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 05:20:22 MDT
A judge Thursday decided that Jane Barnes will be able to represent the Republican Party in the race for a Jefferson County House seat in the general election. 
CU-Boulder dorm names won't use Arapaho tribe spellings  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:00:11 MDT
The University of Colorado has backed off a proposal to rename two dorms on the Boulder campus using the Arapaho tribe's traditional Hinono'ei spellings. 
Denver Public Schools board will vote to redraw district borders  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:50:24 MDT
The Denver Public Schools Board of Education will vote next month to redraw the borders of the city's five districts. 
Nancy Pelosi to talk student debt in Boulder, support Andrew Romanoff  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:49:42 MDT
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be in Boulder on Friday to talk about student debt with representatives of the University of Colorado and Colorado State University. 
Colorado Courage Run to raise funds to fight Parkinson's disease  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:49:25 MDT
The Colorado Courage Run 5K, Denver's only run supporting Parkinson's disease research, begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at Cheesman Park. 
GOP running mate Jill Repella wants to serve on fracking panel  Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:47:30 MDT
Jill Repella, a Douglas County commissioner and the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, is one of the Coloradans who has asked to serve on a task force looking at fracking.