Denver weather: First flakes of snow spotted in Denver Wednesday

Denver’s high temperatures will be 30 degrees colder on Wednesday than the mild 70 degree-high on Tuesday. The cooler temperatures brought some snowflakes to the metro area, including about a half-inch of accumulation in Greeley. Parts of Denver did see a few flakes Wednesday morning, but it may not have been enough to count officially. […]

Denver weather: Breezy and partly sunny weekend, a warmup on Monday

Denver’s weather will be partly sunny and breezy on Saturday, with a warm up in store for the start of the week. The high temperature in Denver on Saturday will top out near 65 degrees under partly sunny skies with winds gusting up to 26 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Overnight skies will […]

Denver and other Western boom cities see spike in harmful ozone

By Jim Robbins, Kaiser Health News The reduction of harmful ground-level ozone across most of the U.S. over the past several decades has been an air pollution success story. But in some parts of the country, especially in the heavily populated mountain valleys of the West, the odorless, colorless gas has remained stubbornly difficult to […]

Denver Hells Angels member sues over police use of force during 2019 raid

A Denver Hells Angels Motorcycle Club member who was arrested as part of a sweeping law enforcement action in 2019 filed a federal lawsuit last week over injuries he suffered when police executed the no-knock warrant at his Golden home. A Jefferson County sheriff’s SWAT deputy shot Dustin “Dusty” Ullerich, 49, with a projectile that […]

Denver police investigating vehicle shooting that left 1 man dead

One man was fatally shot while driving in a vehicle Friday night and authorities are still searching for a suspect, according to Denver police. The shooting occurred at about 9:36 p.m. Friday at East 40th Avenue and Chambers Road and is not believed to be a road rage incident, Officer Cassandra Ulrich said. The suspect […]

Denver Pizza Co. opens new location in Wheat Ridge

Denver Pizza Co. is pushing outside the city limits. The local pizza chain is getting ready to open its newest restaurant at 5455 W 38th Ave. in Wheat Ridge this month. Co-owner Andrew Dunlop leased 1,000 square feet, which was previously home to a Cricket Wireless store, in February and hopes to open it in the […]

Denver mayor seeking $5M to give vaccinated city workers bonuses

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is asking the City Council for $5 million to give bonuses to city employees who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or exempt from vaccination. Time is running out for the roughly 2,000 municipal workers who as of Sept. 3 either hadn’t gotten their shots or hadn’t been approved for an exemption […]

Denver weather: Records highs fall across Colorado as heatwave continues

The high temperature in Denver could approach 100 degrees on Friday and surpass triple-digits in Pueblo and other locations on the Plains, as Colorado endures one of its warmest September days on record, according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. The forecast high of 98 degrees, which is expected to happen around 3 p.m., […]