Colorado News

A Fracking Compromise for Colorado

On the second day of his vacation, surrounded by science fiction and comic book fans at Comic Con, Alan Salazar looked around the San Diego Convention Center for a quiet place so he could take a phone call from his …

New Firefighting Strategy Unveiled by Colorado

Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks by deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first smoke sighting. The goal is to identify the location of wildfires within an …

AssureStart Expands Online Small Business Insurance Sales to Three More States

AssureStart, the technology startup that sells small business insurance coverage on the internet, has opened for business in Colorado, Missouri and Oregon with plans to expand into additional states this year. AssureStart serves small businesses with one to 30 employees. …

Minor Injuries, Damage From 8 Colorado Twisters

Several tornadoes touched down as a line of severe thunderstorms swept through Colorado on Sunday, with one of the twisters hitting near a junior golf tournament and injuring a caddy. Six of the tornadoes struck in northeast Colorado, while two …

Colorado Edible Pot Company Sued by Hershey

The Hershey Co. has sued a Colorado marijuana edibles company, claiming it makes four pot-infused candies that too closely resemble iconic products of the chocolate maker. The trademark infringement lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Denver this week …

Danger of Another Colorado Landslide Ends Search For 3

Authorities are bracing for the possibility of another landslide in a remote part of western Colorado amid dangerously unstable conditions that led them to call off the search for three ranchers missing there. Mesa County Sheriff Stan Hilkey said Tuesday …

Colorado Bracing for Possibility of More Storms, Tornadoes

Meteorologists say six tornadoes touched down east of Denver on Wednesday and more spring thunderstorms are expected Thursday along the Front Range and eastern Colorado. No significant damage was reported from the twisters and Thursday’s weather isn’t expected to be …

Following Derailment Union Pacific Line in Colorado Up and Running

U.S. railroad company Union Pacific Corp said on Monday that a rail line on which a train derailed near the town of LaSalle in northern Colorado was back in service. The train, which was heading to an East Coast destination, …

MMIC Expands into Colorado

Minnesota-based MMIC Insurance, Inc. is now doing business in Colorado. The company offers medical professional liability insurance, health IT services and patient safety options to hospitals and large health systems, long-term care, and allied health care providers. The expansion also …

Committee OKs Colorado Bill to Regulate Ridesharing Companies

Colorado lawmakers advanced legislation to regulate transportation companies that use cellphone apps to connect riders to drivers on their personal cars. The legislation would put companies like UberX and Lyft under the purview of the state’s public utilities commission, which …