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Update: Six Colorado lakes test positive for blue-green algae

August 18, 2019

Update Sunday 10 p.m.: Three more lakes in Colorado have tested positive for blue-green algae: Wonderland Lake, Thunderland Lake in Boulder Quincy Reservoir in Aurora Sloan’s Lake in Denver Pikeview Reservoir and Prospect Lake in...



Breckenridge says ‘no’ to e-scooters

August 16, 2019

In major cities, including Denver, the streets have been littered with dockless electric scooters. So do they belong in Summit County? The governments of the towns of Breckenridge and Frsico don’t think so.  On Tuesday,...


Rep. Joe Neguse to host app coding challenge for students

August 15, 2019

Congressman Joe Neguse will host a congressional app coding challenge for middle and high school students in the 2nd Congressional District, which includes Summit County. The challenge, which is intended to encourage student participation in...


Colorado woman killed when tree falls on tent

August 14, 2019

SILVERTON, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a tree fell on a tent in a backcountry area of southwest Colorado, killing a 56-year-old woman. The Durango Herald reports that the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office says the incident...







ICE confirms people were detained during operation in Granby

August 12, 2019

The Granby Police Department confirmed that Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials were in Granby last week. Sgt. Amy Ryan-Williams, spokesperson for the Granby Police Department, said the department couldn’t comment on the details of another...






CDOT launches new teen safety campaign

August 9, 2019

While the number of young drivers involved in fatal crashes has fallen considerably over the past 20 years, there has been a spike in teen fatalities in the past two years, according to the Colorado...



Tarantula migration expected to crawl through Colorado

August 8, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado wildlife officials say thousands of tarantulas are expected to start their annual migration through the state soon. The Gazette reported Wednesday that the migration is expected to begin this month...