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For local working women, there's good news and bad news - and both will be topics of discussion at the Women's Foundation of Colorado annual luncheon Thursday. On the positive side, women are no longer limited to the jobs of teachers and secretaries.
DENVER (CBS4) - It's common to see Actors and singers out campaigning for candidates. Now more sports figures are also getting involved in the political season, including two Colorado sports icons - former Broncos quarterback John Elway, and former ...

DENVER (AP) - Last February, state Rep. Lois Court tearfully withdrew a bill to let terminally ill people end their own lives, conceding that it didn't have enough votes to pass the Democrat-led House this election year.
A Colorado Springs drug dealer federal officials called an "insidious parasite of crime" was sentenced to 20 years in a federal prison after making several trips every month to Arizona to pick up large amounts of pure methamphetamine he hid in a fish ...
Proposition 106 would make Colorado the sixth. This proposition touches on one of the most personal aspects of life: how we die.
The legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado almost three years ago has given way to an industry of dispensaries, including Native Roots, the largest marijuana chain and license holder in the state.

Colorado Springs, Colo. (CBS4) - Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence is scheduled to appear in Colorado Springs on Wednesday. According to Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., Pence will hold a rally at the Colorado Springs Event ...
Colorado had a presidential primary in 1992, 1996 and 2000 and then returned to its old caucus ways to save money. Proposition 107 would bring back the presidential primary as a mail election open not just to party members but also to unaffiliated voters.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado officials are considering a predator control plan that calls for euthanizing more mountain lions and black bears to boost the state's dwindling deer population.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is defending Democrat Hillary Clinton against questions of trust as the campaign looks to convince undecided voters and his name once again surfaces for an administration post.
DENVER - A state senator filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to strike down a Colorado law that bans voters from taking photographs of their completed ballots.
Colorado was squarely in the Republican column for decades, only awarding its electoral votes to Democrats twice between 1952 and 2004.
Right near the top of the ballot this election, Coloradans will be asked to vote on something many know very little about: the University of Colorado's Board of Regents. But voters could swing the balance of power on the board for the first time in ...
"Over the last ten years, we've had more than thirty deaths in the state of Colorado due to animal-vehicle crashes," says Lisa Schwantes, Colorado Department of Transportation communications manager for Region 5, in the southwest part of the state.
Washington moved up to No. 4 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 Poll, while Utah moved up to No. 17 and Colorado got back in at No.
(AP) - A Colorado ban on so-called "ballot selfies," where voters share photos of their completed ballots, is sparking opposition.

Garrison Hayes, a senior at Cherokee Trail high school, has raced in the Colorado High school Mountain bike League for four years, despite losing a portion of his leg from a cancerous bone tumor in 2005.
The goal Colorado scored epitomized this team, too. It started with a beautiful ball by Badji to Hairston on the right wing.
Colorado Springs, Colo. - police are looking for the two men who robbed a Colorado Springs liquor store Sunday night.
Colorado Springs, Colo. - Neighbors along Highway 1-15 are upset about a new quarry that could be coming to the area. They've started adding signs along the highway voicing their concerns about water, safety and environmental issues top their ...
High schoolers are using their lunch breaks to smoke weed and drink liquor, according to photos shared by the Colorado Springs police Department.
Although recreational cannabis use is legal in Colorado, it is not legal on the slopes - which are all on federal land. Beyond that, skiing under the influence of drugs or alcohol is also a violation of the Colorado Ski Safety Act. If a skier is found ...
The race for the Colorado House District 16 seat comes down to what importance voters place on experience. Republican Larry Liston held the seat from 2005 to 2015.
"We're seeing a lot more positive responses to them (Libertarians) in terms of sign wavings and people with bumper stickers and things like that," said Michael Seebeck, chairman of the Libertarian Party of El Paso County and a candidate in Colorado ...
Colorado Springs, Colo. -- The Colorado Springs police Department and El Paso County Sheriff's Office are investigating an early morning shooting.
Due to a lack of banking services available to marijuana companies, most business transactions are conducted in cash. The IRS are taking a closer look at a handful of cannabis companies in Colorado through an "aggressive" auditing process, says James ...
"Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado Constitution concerning the removal of the exception to the prohibition of slavery and involuntary servitude when used as punishment for persons duly convicted of a crime?
On this Saturday, the best running back from Colorado was named Lindsay instead of McCaffrey, a potential first-round pick in the NFL draft and the son of one of the most beloved players ever to wear a Broncos uniform.
Halloween-themed vehicles from Colorado Movie Cars are used to drive people to five of the largest haunted houses in Denver, including 13th Floor.
The unintended consequences of its legalization in Colorado have been an increase in population, traffic congestion, home prices and homelessness, making it a more expensive, more frustrating, more problematic place to live than it used to be.
As such, it's probably way too early to say the Colorado Avalanche are a good team. For a team that ranked second-last in the Central last year, it'll take more than a 3-1-0 record to start the season to make that judgment call.
Colorado economic development officials are looking for ways to let up on the gas pedal when it comes to incentives, which have brought thousands of jobs to the state, but also contributed to a population surge now straining the state's roads, housing ...
Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) fires the puck past Tampa Bay lightning center Vladislav Namestnikov (90), of Russia, and goalie Ben Bishop (30) ...
Albuquerque, N.M. (KRQE) - Imagine a border wall keeping New Mexicans out of Colorado - it was an idea back in the 1930's.
The Colorado Constitution appears at the History Colorado Center. A lingering reference to slavery in the state charter would be removed if voters pass Amendment T, which was referred to the ballot by unanimous vote of both chambers of the state ...
8, as several Colorado laws could put a damper on your election Day experience this year. The selfie rule also applies to anyone filling out a mail-in ballot.
A massive rock slide across a western Colorado highway on Wednesday morning has prompted a closure of the route that is expected to last at least into the weekend.
DENVER -- A federal investigation is underway into allegations documents have been falsified regarding the wait times at Colorado veterans Affairs hospitals. The investigations comes after the death of a Colorado veteran and allegations he waited too ...
Running or defeating a contested ballot proposal in Colorado can cost millions - and somebody needs to front the money. Sometimes the big funders are gargantuan lobbying groups from Big Tobacco, the oil and gas industry or mega-unions.
"It's one product that's fairly old-fashioned, compared to the hundreds that all these manufacturers and growers in Colorado are currently creating," said Dr. Kari Franson, a clinical pharmacologist and pharmacist and the University of Colorado Skaggs ...
election Day 2016 is nearly here after what seems like the longest campaign season in history. While the presidential election has dominated the news for more ...
Colorado's finely polished reputation as a national laboratory for big ideas -- from recreational marijuana to assisted suicide -- could be dramatically altered in ...
There is a period between summer high season (when hikers and families flood the state) and winter high season (when skiing is the main attraction) where locals in Colorado take a deep breath. Through approximately mid-November, crowds are notably ...
2015 tax records show a 22 percent drop in filings from new residents arriving here from other states. There was nearly 30 percent decrease in number of out-of-state residents who filed from Colorado the year before. Fewer Colorado residents filed ...
Colorado's Amendment 71 would raise the bar on future constitutional amendments. In order to make the ballot, initiatives would need signatures from 2 percent of residents in every state Senate district.
About 15 Boulder, Colorado high schoolers participated in a facebook group calling for the "execution" of Jews and African Americans, leading to the expulsion of five students from Boulder Prep high school, The Guardian reported on Friday.
Salt Lake City (AP) - A family is seeking unspecified damages from the Boy Scouts and others after two teenagers in a church-sponsored troop cut down a tree that killed a Colorado motorcyclist. The lawsuit says a 14-year-old and 17-year-old were ...
To say Donald Trump has a woman problem in November is like saying Pikes Peak...





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