Man gets 10-year term in fatal Westminster DUI crash
Zachary Snyder, 23, was sentenced Friday in Jefferson County for the 2012 death of 65-year old Kenneth "Kacey" Mortensen, according to a Jefferson County District Attorney's Office media release.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
New opioid guidelines recommend cutting maximum daily dosing in half
While the release of Zohydro ER into the market has sparked concerns among workers compensation experts , a new set of prescription guidelines advises cutting opioid dosing limits in half to save lives and reduce addiction.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Boulder may relax food-truck rules, but operators say it's not enough
Boulder is considering a slight relaxation of the rules for food trucks operating in the city as truck operators continue their push for fewer restrictions.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Rebecca Maez pleads guilty in drunk-driving death of Jenny Kush
Labor Day weekend is one of the biggest drunk-driving holidays on the calendar. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 1,342 people were arrested over a nineteen-day stretch between August 16 and September 3 of 2013 for suspected driving under the influence.
Family bonds holding marijuana business together showing strains
Pete Williams, chief operating officer of Medicine Man, works in the marijuana growing room in Denver on March 25. EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in an occasional series of articles on Year One of recreational pot sales in Colorado told through the lens of one business, Medicine Man in northeast Denver.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Farmland Partners prices IPO at $14 a share
A bull statue stands in the Financial District near the New York Stock Exchange.
Intrix Technology Buys Witt Merchant Services
Westminster, Colorado-based Intrix , a provider of payment processing technology and services, said this week that it has acquired fellow payment processing firm Witt Merchant Services , which is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
IPO Preview: Farmland Partners
Based in Westminster, CO, Farmland Partners scheduled a $70 million IPO on the NYSE with a market capitalization of $102 million at a price range midpoint of $15 for Thursday, April 10, 2014.
Gaylord Legal Battle
A Denver District Court judge on Wednesday tossed out a lawsuit filed by a group of mostly Denver hotels against Aurora's Gaylord Rockies Hotel and Conference Center, clearing the way for the 1,500-room hotel and water park near Denver International Airport.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Activist at Westminster dog park warns of proximity to Rocky Flats
A sign warning visitors to potential high plutonium levels, posted by Alesya Casse, hangs at the entrance to the Westminster Hills Off-leash Dog Park on April 2, 2014, in Westminster, Alesya Casse leaves a flier on a car parked at the Westminster Hills Off-leash Dog Park on April 2, 2014, in Westminster.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Salinas Californian
Colo. kids getting into parents' pot-laced goodies
The easy availability of marijuana in Colorado is raising concerns among police, parents and teachers who worry that kids are getting sick from eating pot-infused "edibles."
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Beaumont Enterprise
How a wedding cake became a cause
In this March 10, 2014 photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store, in Lakewood, Colo.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Man accused of kidnapping wife and girlfriend for high-speed car ride from Broomfield to Arvada
A man accused of kidnapping his estranged wife and girlfriend and taking them on a high-speed ride that included a police chase and his fleeing on foot appeared in court in Broomfield on Thursday.
Hancock, Denver officials plan trade mission to London, Amsterdam
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and other Denver officials will stop in London on their European trade mission.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Colo. kids getting into mom and dad's pot
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Tue Apr 01, 2014
Port Orchard Orchard
SKSD looking for new finance director
Sandy Rotella, assistant superintendent of business services, left March 28 to return to Colorado to continue her career.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Westminster pastor arrested on child sex assault
Winter Storm Warning issued March 26 at 3:59PM MDT expiring March 28 at 9:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, San Juan, San Miguel Winter Storm Warning issued March 26 at 3:59PM MDT expiring March 28 at 9:00AM MDT in effect for: Eagle, Garfield, ... (more)
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Westminster's Early Bird bistro has success in booming neighborhood
Diners eat lunch March 14 at Early Bird Restaurant in Westminster. Daniel and Kristen Cofrades started the farm-to-table bistro in August 2012, and named it after their daughter, Isabel, who was born prematurely.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Concerned About School Violence? Budgetary Autonomy is the Answer, Not Prescriptive Ratios
Concern over violence in schools is understandable. A December shooting at Arapahoe High School in Littleton and the self-immolation recently attempted at Standley Lake High School in Westminster show how important it is to address mental health issues.