January 1, 2014 |
Colorado kicked off 2014 with a historic first as legal sales of marijuana for recreational use officially began at stores around the state. Although many states allow medical marijuana, Colorado and Washington in 2012 became the first states in the nation to legalize pot for recreational purposes for adults. Washington is expected to pave the way for recreational pot dispensaries to open later this year. PHOTOS: Richest and poorest cities in America Nearly 350 retail marijuana licenses have been issued to Colorado businesses, according to the Marijuana Enforcement Division, the agency under Colorado's Department of Revenue that regulates the industry.
August 17, 2012 |
Dave Mustaine may be best known for fronting the thrash-metal band Megadeth, but he's lately implied an interest in a different kind of metal -- namely tinfoil, for folding into hats, out of an escalating and bizarre far-right paranoia. The singer told an audience at a Singapore show last week that he believed President Obama secretly planned three recent shootings as a precedent to steal Americans' guns. "Back in my country, my president is trying to pass a gun ban," he said.
March 23, 2010
AT COLORADO When: 6 PDT. Where: Pepsi Center. On the air: TV: FS West; Radio: 1150. Records: Kings 42-24-5, Avalanche 40-25-7. Record vs. Avalanche: 2-0-0. Update: This ends a home-and-home series between the teams, which the Kings opened with a 4-3 overtime victory Monday at Staples Center. In that game, the Kings extended their penalty killing streak to 29. Coach Terry Murray said he plans to start goaltender Jonathan Quick in this game — Quick's 65th appearance this season — and again at St. Louis on Thursday, another snub for backup Erik Ersberg.
August 7, 2009 |
at Philadelphia 3, Colorado 1: Cliff Lee allowed one run and six hits and struck out nine in seven impressive innings in his home debut, and Paul Bako hit a tiebreaking homer. at Washington 12, Florida 8: Ryan Zimmerman finished a double short of the cycle, and Ronnie Belliard's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning helped the Nationals rally from a six-run deficit. at San Diego 8, New York 3: Adrian Gonzalez hit a two-run homer in a four-run third inning and drove in three runs for the Padres, who extended Manager Bud Black's contract through the 2010 season.
January 26, 2014 |
Colorado on New Year's Day became the nation's first state to permit the sale of recreational marijuana. And since Jan. 1, interest in travel to Denver has jumped. Coincidence? Probably not. Data research from a travel website found that searches for airline travel deals to Denver have been outpacing searches for all other U.S. destinations, with a big increase jump starting Jan. 1. The study by Boston-based Hopper.com found that interest in travel to Denver climbed 6.3% above the national average in December and then by 14% during the first week of January.
July 18, 2013 |
Nine people working on a northern Colorado farm were struck by lightning during a fast-moving storm on Thursday, a fire official said. Two people were critically injured, four seriously, said Gary Green, chief of the Wellington Fire Protection District. The group was working in an open field at the time. While none of the injuries were life-threatening, the critically injured patients were “in a significant altered mental state” and were not responding appropriately to questions, Green said.