Trapper, explorer and guide Antoine Leroux left his mark on Colorado | Western Colorado = Colorado

In 1853, when Captain John Gunnison led his expedition through western Colorado—including the first wheeled vehicles to traverse that part of the state—to explore the possibility of a central railroad to California, he relied heavily on 52-year-old guide Antoine Leroux of Taos . Based on his experience, Gunnison turned down another guide in favor of … Read more

The alleged Colorado killer Anderson Aldrich, like so many mass shooters, a man from a dysfunctional home = Colorado

Family is the root of our social existence, but like many things in life, we have no control over which roots we emerge from. Some of us are blessed with the appropriate level of parenting to grow into healthy, productive members of society. Some are unfortunately cursed with adults posing as parents and carelessly drenching … Read more

Richard Fierro: An Army veteran who took down the Colorado nightclub shooter thanks a week after the attack the community for their support = Colorado

CNN — Richard Fierro, the Army veteran who helped take out a gunman who shot at patrons at a Colorado LGBTQ nightclub, expressed his deep appreciation for the community’s support as his family’s brewery reopened the day after Thanksgiving. “It was a beautiful day,” Fierro told CNN’s Jim Acosta on Saturday. “I can’t thank the … Read more

Snow showers until Sunday morning with slight accumulations

Forecast for tonight:Snow will continue to develop over the mountains tonight but should stay away for the I-25 corridor until just before midnight. For the Arkansas River Valley, it will likely start out with a mix of rain and snow before turning to snow once the colder air arrives. Snow amounts will be primarily under … Read more

Colorado Begins Steps To Legalize Psychedelic Mushrooms | Local = Colorado

Now that Colorado voters have passed the Natural Medicine Health Act, the state still has a few steps to go before Colorado will actually see a regulated psychedelic mushroom industry. The measure allows licensed “healing centers” access to psilocybin and psilocyn, the psychoactive compounds found in many species of mushrooms, for therapeutic purposes. It also … Read more

Colorado Ultimate Frisbee Results, With Championships, New Women’s Pro Team = Colorado

Claire Chastain moved to Denver in 2013 after graduating from college in North Carolina; She wanted to help build Molly Brown, one of the top women’s Ultimate Frisbee Club teams in the state, into a national champion. Almost ten years later, their hard work paid off as the team won their first USA Ultimate National … Read more

Colorado designer tells Supreme Court she can’t condone LGBT marriages = Colorado

Custom website and graphic designer Lorie Smith doesn’t want to be forced to create websites for same-sex weddings because of her Christian faith, an issue the Supreme Court will consider next month in a free-speech case challenging Colorado’s antidiscrimination law. “I love working with people from all walks of life. And I have clients who … Read more

CSU Rams QB Clay Millen only cares about wins and losses, not about setting records

FORT COLLINS — Thanksgiving Clay Millen has a word for Labor Day Clay Millen: chill. Chill you turkey. Serious. “I think the biggest thing was learning how to deal with disappointment,” the Rams freshman quarterback told me with a laugh early Friday night after scoring two goals in the 17-0 season-ending win over New Mexico … Read more

New state health plan open to undocumented residents | Western Colorado = Colorado

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