Friday - May 24, 2019


Local News

Denver Zoo mandrill troop welcomes first baby in more than two decades; birth adds to vulnerable species - Fri, 24 May 2019
The Denver Zoo announced Friday that a baby monkey named Kesi can now be seen in the mandrill habitat.

Feds arrest dozens of people, seize millions in property and cash as part of black market marijuana investigation - Fri, 24 May 2019
A two-year investigation into a black market marijuana operation has resulted in dozens of arrests and the seizure of more than $1 million, marijuana plants and luxury cars.

Watch out for these major Colorado highway construction projects this summer - Fri, 24 May 2019
As summer getaway season begins, travelers taking to highways to explore Colorado's enticing offerings inevitably will run into the universal buzzkill: cone zones.

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Regional News Headlines

Some of Colorado’s best fried chicken is served in a family’s adobe on a turn-of-the-century ranch - Wed, 10 Apr 2019
Members of the Dickey family still skillet-fry chicken drumsticks and thighs, bake fruit pies and rolls, rice potatoes and place two Cheez-Its on the side of a cup of sweet cherry cider or consomme.

Melanie Griffith’s Aspen mansion — featuring gondola access and a 9,000-bottle wine cellar — sold for $4 million - Mon, 08 Apr 2019
The 7,391-square-foot estate at 46 Lower Hurricane Road features floor-to-ceiling windows that flood the interior with natural light and are a lens to Aspen Highlands Ridge.

This $17.95 million Aspen estate is on the market after staying in one family for 70 years - Mon, 01 Apr 2019
The roughly 6,800-square-foot mansion rests at the base of Aspen's Red Mountain and features seven bedrooms, five bathrooms with one half bath and a two-car garage.

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Business News

Colorado auto registrations continue to slow in April - Fri, 24 May 2019
Registrations for new cars and trucks in Colorado slipped 4.2 percent in April compared to March and they are down 3.2 percent year-to-date, according to a monthly update from the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association.

Aerotropolis around DIA is more than just talk as $22.5 million is laid on the table - Fri, 24 May 2019
More than $20 million will soon flow towards construction of critical roads and transportation connections in the metro area's "aerotropolis," as civic leaders up their game from mere words to cold hard cash.

Lawsuit accuses JBS USA of illegal releases of slaughterhouse waste into South Platte tributary near Greeley - Fri, 24 May 2019
A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday accuses meat processing giant JBS USA of illegally dumping slaughterhouse waste from a plant near Greeley into a tributary of the South Platte River.

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Entertainment News

Your guide to Denver Pop Culture Con 2019: What to do, see, wear and avoid - Fri, 24 May 2019
The title is new, but the big picture stays the same: Denver Pop Culture Con, formerly the Denver Comic Con, is returning this weekend with a smorgasbord of delights for fans of comics, cosplay, sci-fi, fantasy, horror and gaming. But with more than 600 hours of programming spread across three days and 1 million square […]

12 places to catch free outdoor summer concerts in the Denver area - Fri, 24 May 2019
Despite spring’s split-personality weather, outdoor concerts are generally a great idea in Colorado. Sleet tapers off, slopes turn green and amphitheaters throw open their gates to families with blankets, coolers and the occasional pet (when permitted, of course). Here are some of the best free, all-ages concert series at public venues running through September around […]

Deal close in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits, lawyer says - Fri, 24 May 2019
A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women.

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