Turkey Trot raises money for Denver metro community

Turkey Trot raises money for Denver metro community

DENVER — After going virtual in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, runners are back on the streets of Denver for the 48th Annual Mile High United Way Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving. Nearly 8,000 people registered for the holiday tradition, which raises money to support Mile High United Way. An example of the programs it … Read more

How much money will Colorado receive from the infrastructure bill?

How much money will Colorado receive from the infrastructure bill?

DENVER, (KDVR) — Late Friday night, the House approved a long-anticipated infrastructure bill, paving the way for more than $1 trillion in improvements nationwide.  The house passed the measure 228-206, with 13 Republicans supporting the measure and six Democrats voting against it. But what exactly does it mean for Colorado?  “Really state-wide, it’s going to have … Read more

Colorado Amendment 78: Spending state money – 2021 Election Results

Colorado Amendment 78: Spending state money – 2021 Election Results

DENVER (KDVR) — No one disputes the fact that the homeless problem in Denver has never been worse.  “I’ve been working at this for 36 years and I agree, it’s as bad as it’s been, certainly the visibility of the population,” CEO and President of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless John Parvensky said. Source … Read more

Colorado Springs school board races draw dark money | News

Colorado Springs school board races draw dark money | News

As school board races across the state have drawn more than $1 million in spending from independent committees, El Paso County has seen tens of thousands of dollars flow into local races.The most notable spending has come from Springs Opportunity Fund, a group with Republican ties, that state reports show has spent $57,770 of the … Read more

Around the House: Save money and heat with simple steps in attics and crawl spaces | Lifestyle

Around the House: Save money and heat with simple steps in attics and crawl spaces | Lifestyle

As colder weather settles in along the Front Range, crawl spaces and attics require attention.Do you have rotating turbine vents on the roof? It’s a good idea to shroud them with a garbage bag until spring. That way they won’t suck warm air out of the attic; plus, you’ll increase their longevity since they will … Read more

How much money is flowing into school board races in Colorado

How much money is flowing into school board races in Colorado

The heightened attention on local school board contests means more spending by candidates and more money from outside special interests.By the numbers: In 20 competitive districts across the state, candidates and committees are expected to spend at least $3.4 million, based on the latest reports.For candidates, the $1.9 million in contributions is 55% more than … Read more

Suspect enters Colorado Springs business, demands money, gets away

Suspect enters Colorado Springs business, demands money, gets away

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police are searching for the person responsible for robbing a Colorado Springs business early Thursday morning. According to the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD), around 1:13 Thursday morning, a lone suspect entered a business in the 1600 block of Jet Wing Drive (near Hearst of Fire Ministries) and demanded money from … Read more

8 tips for saving money on Colorado ski slopes | Lifestyle

8 tips for saving money on Colorado ski slopes | Lifestyle

So you missed the early-bird deals on season passes. You missed the first, best way to ski a lot and save money. But there are several other tricks to the trade in Colorado. Here’s what to know before breaking the bank on the state’s increasingly pricey slopes:BE SURE TO BOOK IN ADVANCEThis one probably goes … Read more