84-year-old JB’s Drive In in Greeley is closed for the rest of 2021

A year-long closure at Greeley’s 84-year-old JB’s Drive In doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the road for the iconic American diner. In 1942, facing a meat and sugar shortage and a raging world war, the drive-in’s original owners, Jess and Louise Taylor, closed down their 5-year-old restaurant (then called Jess’ Sandwich Shop) for more […]

Airbnb bans parties in COVID-19 fight

(Reuters) – No more parties and events in homes listed on Airbnb, the short-term home rental company said on Thursday as it tries to enforce strict social-distancing norms to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The new rules include a cap on occupancy at 16, with hosts or guests who try to skirt the rules facing a […]

Eben G. Fine Park creek's closure leaves Boulder in a tough spot

On a warm afternoon in mid-May, about a week after Boulder County lifted its stay-at-home order, cooped-up young people flocked to Eben G. Fine Park to swim in the creek. City and county officials soon learned they had a problem. “Apparently, this is all over social media now,” said Jeffrey Zayach, the county health department’s […]

Can Trump order the US military to quell violence at protests?

To deploy the armed forces, Trump would need to formally invoke a group of statutes known as the Insurrection Act. US President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end the unrest that has erupted following the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, last week. “If a city […]

Virgin Galactic to run as a critical infrastructure business during pandemic

(Reuters) – Billionaire Richard Branson’s space tourism company Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc (SPCE.N) will keep running as a critical infrastructure business, even as many U.S. states in which it operates have mandated business closures during the coronavirus outbreak. “We are an aerospace manufacturer with defense and government contracts and therefore categorized as a Critical Infrastructure […]