Posts Tagged ‘Colorado’

Then & now photos reveal wild amount of snowpack left in Colorado

   Then-and-now photographs tell the story of just how much snow is still sitting around in Colorado’s mountains. Check out the photos below. You’ll see some ski slopes that look drastically different this time this year compared to this time last year in Colorado. Then-and-now photographs from Monarch Mountain and Arapahoe Basin compare the slopes […]

Colorado Surpasses $1 Billion In Marijuana Tax Revenue

Colorado Surpasses $1 Billion In Marijuana Tax Revenue Above photo: Mother marijuana plants Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Terrapin Care Station in Aurora. Daniel Brenner. The tax revenue goes towards a range of public programs in Colorado Colorado has surpassed $1 billion in tax revenue from marijuana sales since recreational use was legalized in 2014. Marijuana tax, license […]

June snow blankets the Rockies, Cascades as massive snowpack remains in Colorado, California’s Sierra

   The calendar may say June, but snow is still falling in parts of the Rockies, and an impressive snowpack remains in the high country of Colorado and California’s Sierra Nevada. The snow arrived first in the Olympics and Cascades of the Pacific Northwest Thursday and early Friday, dusting parts of Olympic and Mt. Rainier […]

‘It’s Raining Plastic’: Researchers Find Microscopic Fibers in Colorado Rain Samples

Brett Walton, Circle of Blue Waking Times When Greg Wetherbee sat in front of the microscope recently, he was looking for fragments of metals or coal, particles that might indicate the source of airborne nitrogen pollution in Rocky Mountain National Park. What caught his eye, though, were the plastics. The U.S. Geological Survey researcher had […]

Colorado Shooter’s Father Is an Illegal Alien, Twice Deported Serial Felon

The father of one of the Colorado school shooting suspects is a twice deported illegal alien and serial felon. Suspect Maya “Alex” McKinney was identified as one of two suspects in the STEM Highlands Ranch shooting last week, which left one dead and eight injured. Records obtained by the Daily Mail reveals that McKinney’s father […]

Colorado Students Walk Out in Protest at Vigil Hijacked by Politicians Pushing Gun Control After High School Shooting

A vigil commemorating the victims of the STEM school shooting in Colorado ended in protest Wednesday evening after students said they refused to be used as pawns to promote gun control. Hundreds attended the vigil — students, teachers, activists and elected officials — to honor Kendrick Castillo, the 18-year-old who was fatally shot Tuesday at […]

REVEALED: Colorado Shooter Is Registered Democrat Who Loves Obama, Hates Trump

One of the two students who opened fire on a school in Denver has been identified as 18-year-old Devon Erickson, a registered Democrat who has expressed admiration for Barack Obama. According to local reports, the second shooter, a minor, was in the process of transitioning from female to male.  An 18-year-old boy was killed and […]

One dead, 8 injured in Colorado STEM school shooting

   One person died after two suspected student shooters opened fire at a STEM school in the Denver suburb of Highlands Ranch. Eight others were injured and both suspects are in custody, officials said. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to the STEM School Highlands Ranch just before 2 p.m. Tuesday when a […]

Snowstorm blankets Colorado ski resorts with up to 45 inches of new powder

     Colorado ski resorts reaped as much as 45 inches of snow from the storm cycle that tamed down Monday. Colorado Ski Country USA reported Monday the snow totals that its members received between Friday and Monday. Leading the list was Silverton Mountain with 45 inches of snowfall. Copper Mountain was close on its heels […]

Record cold, unprecedented temperatures for early March in Denver, Colorado

     The Front Range has experienced frigid temperatures never before observed in early March. On Sunday, Denver’s official thermometer at Denver International Airport never climbed higher than 6 degrees. That shattered the previous record for the “coldest maximum” temperature on March 3 which was 14 degrees set in 1978. In other words, it had never […]

Avalanches bury part of Interstate 70 in Summit County, Colorado

     Heavy Colorado snowfall over the weekend led to a dangerous situation for drivers on Interstate 70 on Sunday. CBS Denver reports several avalanches sent snow crashing out onto the highway in Summit County near Copper Mountain. Shaune Golemon was driving with his family in the eastbound lanes at about 5 p.m. when the slide […]

“Internet of Roads” — Colorado Goes All-in With Increased Radiation and Surveillance

January 9, 2019 By Kevin Samson Evidently, a test run for smart pavement in Colorado that I reported on back in May 2018 was successful enough to give it the all systems go. A plan to turn a portion of Interstate 70 into a roadway where cars communicate with street lights, signs and other internet-connected […]

First snow of the season at Wheeler Peak, New Mexico and Purgatory Resort, Colorado

     New Mexico and Colorado are getting a taste of winter. The first snow of the season is here. A picture from Purgatory Resort shows three inches on the ground, and the ski resort is hopeful they could have as much as 13 inches by Thursday. New Mexico is getting a taste, too. Monday morning, […]

#OccupyICE Movement Grows Momentum In Colorado

#OccupyICE Movement Grows Momentum In Colorado Above Photo: From Centennial, CO – On the morning of Thursday, August 2, 2018, after sustaining an #OccupyICE encampment vigil for almost four days, eight advocates blockaded the two main driveway entrances to the ICE Denver Field Office. Using PVC pipes to connect their arms, the eight participants, […]

Tennis ball size hail damages cars and homes in northern Colorado

     A hail storm is causing damage across northern Colorado, near Boulder and Louisville. According to the national weather service (NWS), residents could see hail ranging from quarter to tennis ball size. The NWS said they are getting reports of smashed windshields and dents in cars in the area of Coal Creek and Lousiville. This […]

El Paso County in Colorado sees worst overnight hailstorm in more than 20 years

     Several homeowners in southern Colorado woke up Wednesday to extensive hail damage. Based on statistics from the National Weather Service (NWS), it was the strongest overnight hail storm in El Paso County in more than 20 years. The strong storm tore through the county, with much of the impact in Fountain. Hail in the […]

Colorado Set To Become First In U.S. To Use “Smart Pavement” To Monitor Drivers In Real-Time

May 31, 2018 By Kevin Samson Most people who are at least aware of The Internet of Things are inclined to believe that it is purely about connecting smart gadgets and appliances to a localized home network. However, The Internet of Things itself is just one component of a much larger […]

New Colorado Law Expands Asset Forfeiture Reforms

By Michael Maharrey On Tuesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law expanding asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year.  Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation expands asset forfeiture reporting requirements by redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Hickenlooper signed a bill […]

Colorado Eviction Courts Overwhelmed As Housing Crisis Unfolds

It is official. Consumers in Colorado appear to be tapped out. This comes at a time when the recovery is now tied for the second-longest economic expansion in American history. The stock market is near an all-time high, unemployment is the lowest in two decades, consumer confidence is beyond euphoric, and Trump […]

Colorado Students Earn Credit for ‘Unmasking Whiteness’

Toni Airaksinen, Campus Reform, 1 May 2018 The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs is awarding three academic credits exclusively to white students who attend a conference dedicated to “white privilege.”  The “Unmasking Whiteness” conference will convene students and educators from across the United States this July in North Hollywood, California to explore “how being white shapes […]

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