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Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Sept. 20-26, 2021
More than 491,000 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 26,800 have been hospitalized as of Monday afternoon, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Sept. 13-19, 2021
More than 634,000 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 36,700 have been hospitalized as of Sunday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Prized trout streams shrink as heat, drought grip US West
After two dry summers in a row, low water and hot weather have spelled trouble for trout streams in the Rocky Mountain west.

Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Sept. 6-12, 2021
More than 622,000 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 36,000 have been hospitalized as of Sunday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Driver suspected of causing deadly Hwy. 285 crash faced eluding charges from early August
The driver suspected of causing a head-on crash on Highway 285 last Thursday near Conifer, who died the day after the crash, was already facing potential charges in Teller and Park counties related to police chases that both happened earlier this month.

Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Aug. 30-Sept. 5, 2021
More than 610,100 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 35,400 have been hospitalized as of Sunday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

CSP: 2 dead, 4 injured in head-on crash on Highway 285
A 2-year-old girl and 55-year-old woman from Englewood were killed in Thursdays head-on crash on Highway 285 east of Pine Junction, and Colorado State Patrol is investigating whether the driver who hit them was driving under the influence and speeding, the agency said Friday.

Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Aug. 23-Aug. 29, 2021
More than 598,000 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 34,900 have been hospitalized as of Sunday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Aug. 16-Aug. 22, 2021
More than 491,000 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 26,800 have been hospitalized as of Monday afternoon, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

FBI agent testifies about Barry Morphew's movements surrounding wife's disappearance
A retired FBI agent testified Tuesday about the location and status of Barry Morphews phone in the hours surrounding the disappearance of his wife, which included him dumping trash in five different locations in the Broomfield area.

Colorado allocates $275 million in federal funds toward affordable child care
Governor Polis announced Monday the allocation of over $275 million through the federal American Rescue Plan to help make child care affordable and help providers stay open through the pandemic recovery.

Man sentenced for killing 2, injuring officer and boy, 8
A Colorado man was sentenced on Friday to 80 years in prison for killing two men and injuring an Aurora police officer and an 8-year-old boy during a 2018 shooting that prosecutors said was sparked by an argument over stickers.

DPS students devastated after equine therapy is canceled
An autistic student at Denver Public Schools said he was left waiting with other students when the bus they were supposed to take to equine therapy never showed up. Travis Howell said he was devastated and the students ended up watching videos of horses instead.

Denver nearing 1,500 job vacancies, thousands budgeted for recruitment
As of Monday afternoon, there were 1,481 available positions, according to the Office of Human Resources. About a third of those positions have offers or awaiting start dates.

Barry Morphew affidavit released as he bonds out of jail
Barry Morphew posted a $500,000 cash bond and was released from jail Monday as the affidavit for his arrest, which details the allegations into why he was arrested for the murder of his wife, was released to the public.

Crested Butte declares emergency over housing
All along Elk Avenue in Crested Butte, just about every store has a Help Wanted sign in the window. The town is dealing with an employment shortage caused by an affordable housing shortage.

Coronavirus in Colorado: COVID-19 updates for Sept. 20-26, 2021
More than 491,000 people in Colorado have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 26,800 have been hospitalized as of Monday afternoon, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

Charter school in Denver shuts down over alleged abuse
A charter school in northwest Denver is temporarily shuttered amid allegations staff members hit students and grabbed some young students so hard, they left bruise marks in their arms.

Autopsy report released on Good Samaritan killed in Arvada shooting
The Jefferson County Coroners Office on Monday released a copy of the autopsy report for Johnny Hurley, hailed as a Good Samaritan, who was killed by police after he shot the suspect in the Olde Town Arvada shooting this summer.

Hundreds of students walk out, call on Tay Anderson to resign
Hundreds of students walked out of class Monday to call on DPS board director Tay Anderson to resign after a report into sexual misconduct allegations found he had flirtatious social media contact with a DPS student and made coercive and intimidating social media posts toward witnesses in the past.

Watch: Leon Bridges and Jon Batiste Come Together for a Moving “In Memoriam” Tribute Performance at the 73rd Emmy Awards

Leon Bridges and Jon Batiste came together to perform Bridges’ heart-wrenching track “River” for the “In Memoriam” portion of the 73rd Emmy Awards. The two harmonized on guitar and vocals, as the names and images of the influential individuals in the entertainment industry who died over the past year were projected on the walls around […]

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Eric Clapton Plays Vaccine-Mandated Show Despite Vowing to Never to Do So

Photo by Bill Kelly Out-spoken anti-vaxxer Eric Clapton played at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, effectively breaking his vow to never play a show that has a vaccine mandate. Clapton released several songs during the COVID-19 pandemic with politically charged messages, in regards to the media, the public and certain governments’ response to […]

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Greensky Bluegrass Close Red Rocks Run with Holly Bowling, Members of Railroad Earth

Photo via @GreenskyBluegrass on Twitter Greensky Bluegrass closed their three-night Red Rocks run on Sept. 19, welcoming friend and fellow jammer Holly Bowling for the entirety of their second set. Highlights from the far-reaching, two-set performance included the band’s debut cover of Ween’s “Exactly Where I’m At” and Bowling’s 10+ song, multi-set sit-in, which kicked […]

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Disco Biscuits Cancel the Bisco Open

The Disco Biscuits have announced they will no longer be throwing the Bisco Open show that was set to happen at the Westville Music Bowl in New Haven, Conn. on Sept. 24, and 25. They were slated to be joined by Lotus at the open-air venue for the two-day mini-festival. The band wrote across social […]

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Dead & Company Close Summer Tour with Two-Night Run at Wrigley Field

Dead & Company closed the summer leg of their tour with a two-night run at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. The first evening was delayed due to dark clouds on the windy city’s skyline and was delayed twice after the lightning made landfall. Fortunately, Saturday’s performance was uninterrupted and the band closed the season on a high […]

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Dave Grohl Announces ‘The Storyteller’ Book Tour

“I’ve never really been one to collect stuff,” Dave Grohl says in a trailer for his book The Storyteller. “But I do collect moments.” The Foo Fighters frontman wrote his forthcoming book while in lockdown, after originally collecting short stories on his Instagram @davestruestories. The Storyteller will drop on Oct. 5, and Grohl will hit […]

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In Indianapolis, Umphrey’s McGee Debut “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” Cover with Kanika Moore

Photo via @UmphreysMcGee on Twitter Umphrey’s McGee showcased their love for Charlie Watts and The Rolling Stones on Sept. 18 in Indianapolis, performing their first-ever version of the hit “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.” The Rolling Stones cover arrived at the end of UM’s first set at the TCU Amphitheater At White River State Park, […]

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The Lumineers Announce New Album, Share Title Track “BRIGHTSIDE”

The Lumineers will celebrate the release of their new LP BRIGHTSIDE on Jan. 14, 2022, marking their first new music in over two years. To give fans a glimpse of the new collection, the band has shared title track “BRIGHTSIDE.” The song BRIGHTSIDE was recorded in a single day, explains singer/guitarist/co-founder Wesley Schultz via press […]

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Jeff Cressman Joins Trey Anastasio Band in Boston

Photo via @JHartswick on IG Trey Anastasio Band continued their late summer/early fall outing on Sept. 18, with yet another personnel swap in their brass section. Cochemea Gastelum – who was tapped to fill in for saxophonist James Casey, who is battling cancer – was unable to make the gig due to a previous engagement […]

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Pearl Jam Play First Show Since 2020, Debuting 5 ‘Gigaton’ Cuts and Welcoming Danny Clinch and Lenny Kaye

Photo by Charles Reagan, via @PearlJam on IG On Sept. 18, Pearl Jam played their first show since the start of the pandemic at Asbury Park’s Sea.Hear.Now Festival. The band served up the live debut of five tunes – “Quick Escape,” “Seven O’Clock,” “Never Destination,” “Superblood Wolfmoon,” “Take the Long Way” – all off their […]

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Aurora police violate laws, use excessive force and racially biased practices, according to state report
The Aurora Police Department uses excessive force and racially biased police practices and violates state and federal laws as part of its patterns and practices, according to a 14-month investigation by the Colorado Department of Law whose results were released on Wednesday.

Grand jury returns 32-count indictment against officers, paramedics involved in Elijah McClain's death
A state grand jury returned a 32-count indictment against the three officers and two paramedics involved in the August 2019 death of Elijah McClain in Aurora, including manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, among other charges

Affidavits: Officers accused of pistol-whipping, choking suspect
An Aurora police officer struck a man with his gun several times, threatened to kill him, and choked him during an arrest in which the suspect appeared to comply with commands by law enforcement, according to arrest affidavits released in the excessive use of force case Tuesday.

Officials assure public All-Star Game safe after hotel arrests
Denver city officials assured the public that All-Star Game events are safe and police are not aware of any ongoing threats from Fridays incident at the Maven Hotel in Denver.

The untold stories of resilience in Grand Lake after the East Troublesome Fire
The historic East Troublesome Fire devastated the small community of Grand Lake last October. These are the untold stories of recovery and resilience half a year later.

Burn scars: A historic fire and a Colorado mountain community in healing
Seven months after a historic wildfire burned through a Colorado mountain community, the Soul of the Rockies is ready for you to pay a visit as it continues healing.

Witness says Good Samaritan shot the gunman in Olde Town Arvada
Arvada police and residents call the Good Samaritan killed in the Olde Town Square shooting a "true hero." They say his actions may have helped save lives. One witness says John Hurley urged people to get to safety and ran toward the gunman.

Tornado touches down in Weld County near Firestone
A tornado touched down north of Firestone and traveled to an area three miles northwest of Platteville in Weld County Monday evening.

Husband of Suzanne Morphew arrested on first-degree murder charge
Barry Morphew, the husband of missing Colorado mother Suzanne Morphew, has been arrested in Chaffee County on multiple charges, including first-degree murder, almost a year after Suzanne was first reported missing, according to court documents.

Park County woman warning others after being sold sick puppy on Craigslist
A veterinarian diagnosed the puppy with parvo, a potentially deadly illness. The puppy is currently receiving treatment at a clinic in Wheat Ridge.

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Weather Forecast
20 SEP 19:53 PM MDT FOR 2 MILES S TINY TOWN CO

TONIGHT
A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS BEFORE 3AM. MOSTLY CLOUDY, WITH A LOW AROUND 34. NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 6 MPH BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TUESDAY
SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 60. CALM WIND BECOMING EAST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
TUESDAY NIGHT
CLEAR, WITH A LOW AROUND 40. EAST WIND 5 TO 8 MPH BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WEDNESDAY
SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 73. WEST SOUTHWEST WIND 7 TO 10 MPH BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDS COULD GUST AS HIGH AS 18 MPH.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR, WITH A LOW AROUND 45. EAST WIND 6 TO 9 MPH BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
THURSDAY
SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 74.
THURSDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR, WITH A LOW AROUND 44.
FRIDAY
SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 70.
FRIDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR, WITH A LOW AROUND 45.
SATURDAY
SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 76.
SATURDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR, WITH A LOW AROUND 47.
SUNDAY
SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 77.
SUNDAY NIGHT
MOSTLY CLEAR, WITH A LOW AROUND 49.
MONDAY
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. MOSTLY SUNNY, WITH A HIGH NEAR 74.

 
Current Conditions
  

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