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This story begins — and sometimes, I fear, ends — when my wife, Susie, died two weeks short of our 49th anniversary, and I...
Saturday the family and community of Michael Lee Marshall gathered in front of the Denver County Jail to mourn his death Friday and to ask...
Vail Valley icon and former first lady Betty Ford passed away at the age of 93 on Friday, leaving a legacy of outspoken support for women’s issues and those suffering from breast cancer, drug and alcohol addiction.
Republican Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman, a U.S. Marine veteran who twice served in Iraq, issued the following statement on the death of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden in Pakistan early Monday morning. Coffman serves on the House Armed Services Committee. “This will bring closure to the attack on 9/11 but it will have nothing to do with ending the global war on terror. After 9/11, U.S. efforts to target the leadership of al Qaeda caused Osama bin Laden to keep his head down causing him to lose operational control of al Qaeda ending his ability to initiate attacks against the United States."
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, who serves on key Senate intelligence and armed forces committees, issued the following statement on Sunday night’s announcement by President Barack Obama that U.S. special forces killed 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden: “Thousands of American men and women have fought and died to defeat the terrorists led by Osama bin Laden who attacked our nation on September 11, 2001. The death of bin Laden is a major milestone in U.S. efforts to eradicate terrorism and keep our homeland safe."
Coloradans living in the high-fire-risk wildland-urban interface (WUI) have been casting nervous glances at the hazy horizon the last few days as smoke from the massive Station fire in Southern California makes its way 1,300 miles to our normally cobalt-blue skies.