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Denver weather: Sunny with above normal temperatures

By: Kirk Mitchell

Sunny skies could help boost temperatures to more than 10 degrees above normal in Denver on Thursday, according to forecasters. The high temperature is expected to be around 89 degrees, which is 12 degrees above the normal of 77 degrees on Sept. 19 in Denver, the National Weather Service said....

Colorado Avalanche tops ESPN’s future power rankings

By: Joe Nguyen

Move over, Detroit. Denver is about to become Hockeytown USA. The Avalanche is listed as the top team over the next three seasons in ESPN’s NHL future power rankings, which ranks each franchise’s roster, prospects, contracts and management. Colorado received an overall score of 87.8 — edging out Tampa Bay...

Ask Amy: Sister dynamic could be about birth order

By: Amy Dickinson

Dear Amy: My family tries to be close, but when it comes to me (the youngest) and my oldest sister (eight years older) — we just don’t click. Despite being born to the same people and raised in the same household, we have very different views, opinions and beliefs about...

8 Colorado prep football games to watch in Week 4

By: Matt Schubert

A rundown of the top prep football games coming up in Week 4 across the state: Class 5A No. 8 Pomona (1-2) at No. 2 Cherry Creek (3-0) When/where: 7 p.m. Friday at Stutler Bowl Last meeting: Cherry Creek 35, at Pomona 34 (OT), on Sept. 13, 2018 What: The...

Startup says Denver perfect place to make its high-tech, mesh “skin”

By: Judith Kohler

On the heels of a round of successful fundraising, the founders and employees of Cipher Skin were displaying their products and talking to crowds in downtown Denver about the company’s technology, which transmits real-time data about the human body and physical objects. It’s Denver Startup Week and the gathering, which...

Pac-12 Hotline newsletter: Colorado cashes in on Nebraska Cornhuskers visit

By: Jon Wilner

The Pac-12 Hotline newsletter is published each Monday-Wednesday-Friday during the college sports season (and twice-a-week in the summer). This edition, from Sept. 18, has been made available in archived form. Colorado Cashes In One of the most exciting Pac-12 games of the non-conference season was also incredibly lucrative for the...

Photo of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup surfaces amid campaign

By: The Associated Press

Patrick Doyle, The Canadian Press via APIn this May 31, 2018, file photo, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario. OTTAWA, Ontario — Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s campaigning for national elections has been hit by the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in...

College football games planned for eventual return at Mile High

By: Kyle Fredrickson

The Rocky Mountain Showdown is considered dead at Mile High. But it appears college football will live on at the newly minted Empower Field. The Metropolitan Football Stadium District convened early Wednesday for its quarterly meeting, and among the more illuminating discussions surrounded upcoming non-Broncos events at Mile High. Jay...

Could Rockies’ TV rights help resolve Altitude Sports dispute?

By: Mike Singer

What if the answer to Altitude Sports’ problems could be found in LoDo? Major distributors Comcast, DirecTV and DISH dropped the regional sports network earlier this month and negotiations have stalled. With the Avalanche’s regular-season opener still two weeks away — and the Nuggets’ opener a few weeks after that...

Why, from Nebraska to CSU, QB Patrick O’Brien never lost faith

By: Sean Keeler

There was a snapshot — a little one, fleeting, but it stuck like peanut butter to the roof of his brain — that told Steve Calhoun that Patrick O’Brien wasn’t messing around. It came this past summer, out of the blue — or rather, out of the blue cheese. Calhoun,...

Man shot near Cook Park in Denver

By: Anna Staver

Denver police are investigating a shooting Wednesday in the 1700 block of South Monaco Parkway. According to police, the department received a call about the shooting at 4:42 p.m. and found a male victim, who was taken to a hospital. His condition, age and identity weren’t released. Officers are investigating,...