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Colorado Schools Close Due To Teacher ‘Sickout’

Colorado Schools Close Due To Teacher ‘Sickout’

Protests at Colorado high schools continued yesterday as two more Jefferson County (JeffCo) schools were closed due to a teacher “sickout.” Jefferson and Golden High schools cancelled classes and closed the schools after the majority of their teachers called in sick either late Sunday night or early Monday morning, too late to allow the school district to […]

Marijuana Giveaway for Veterans Draws 1000 People in Colorado

Marijuana Giveaway for Veterans Draws 1000 People in Colorado

Approximately 1,000 veterans lined up at a Colorado Springs hotel yesterday to receive free marijuana at a giveaway sponsored by Operation Grow4Vets. A similar event last weekend in Denver drew several hundred people as the group attempts to offer veterans an alternative to prescription drugs that help with pain, anxiety and other problems. The veterans were given a […]

Crested Butte Colorado Still Blue Over Budweiser Main Street Paint Job

Crested Butte Colorado Still Blue Over Budweiser Main Street Paint Job

On Friday, Sept. 5, Anheuser-Busch painted Crested Butte blue as part of the kick-off to their “Up for Whatever” ad campaign. Many residents were not thrilled with the weekend takeover for filming the commercial and the bright “Bud Light Blue” laid down on Elk Street, the main route through the historic downtown. The town is still […]

Colorado Students Protest Against Decision to Teach Them Not to Protest

Colorado Students Protest Against Decision to Teach Them Not to Protest

In Colorado, Denver and surrounding area high school students walked out in protest against a new school board decision which taught them not to protest. The county-wide school board decided to have teachers instruct on a curriculum which supposedly encouraged patriotism, respect for authority and the guarding against any educational materials that “encouraged or promoted […]

Transgender Colorado Teen Scarlett Lenh Named Homecoming Princess

Transgender Colorado Teen Scarlett Lenh Named Homecoming Princess

After receiving the most votes from the junior class at her high school, Scarlett Lenh was named homecoming princess at Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs. What makes her win unusual in a season of homecomings is that Scarlett is a biological boy who was once knows as Andy Lenh. Lenh won the crown […]

Marijuana: Welfare Pays for Weed in Colorado and Washington

Marijuana: Welfare Pays for Weed in Colorado and Washington

Although the federal government prohibits welfare recipients from using their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to buy liquor, wine, beer, cigarettes, tobacco products or even vitamins, in the states of Colorado and Washington where recreational marijuana is legal, welfare benefits can be used to pay for weed. Oddly enough, while EBT cardholders cannot use their […]

Boulder: Former Officer Avoids Jail in Killing of Elk

Boulder: Former Officer Avoids Jail in Killing of Elk

Sam Carter, the ex-Boulder, Colorado police officer who was found guilty of multiple felony counts related to his killing of an elk, walked away from a courtroom a free man, receiving four years probation in lieu of prison time. Carter is also obligated to serve 200 hours of community service, 30 days on a work […]

Cannabis Edibles Now Come With Instructions in Colorado

Cannabis Edibles Now Come With Instructions in Colorado

With the legalization of pot in Colorado earlier this year, cannabis edibles are all the rage, but with increasing numbers of overdose cases occurring, pot shops are starting to distribute instructions with their products. Regulators concerned with overdoses and child resistant packaging drafted an emergency rule on Aug. 1 that requires limiting serving sizes to […]

Colorado Residents Warned to Protect Against the Plague

Colorado Residents Warned to Protect Against the Plague

Residents in Boulder County, Colorado, have been warned to protect themselves and their pets against the plague. Notices have been posted around one property that covers 44 acres after a variety of small mammals and wild rodents have been found infected with the disease. The plague is more commonly known as The Black Death and […]

Real Life ‘Purge’ Copycats Threaten Cities Across America

Real Life ‘Purge’ Copycats Threaten Cities Across America

Recently a misguided teenager “pranked” Louisville, Kentucky with a grammatically challenged poster threatening residents with a real life “purge” event. The event, scheduled for Friday of last week was set to mimic the horror movie The Purge and its recent sequel, The Purge: Anarchy. Both movies depicted an annual night of mayhem and violence without […]

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