Briefs

Club Q shooting suspect makes first court appearance

BY: - November 23, 2022

The suspect accused of killing five people and injuring 18 others in Saturday’s mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs appeared in court for the first time Wednesday. Anderson Lee Aldrich, who was hospitalized following the incident after being confronted and beaten by club patrons, was released from the hospital Tuesday and transferred […]

Thanksgiving holiday renews focus on bird flu, rising costs

BY: - November 23, 2022

This story first appeared in the Iowa Capital Dispatch. Fresh turkeys are more expensive and smaller than usual leading into the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That’s due, in part, to the deadly and highly transmissible avian influenza that has wracked turkey producers this year. The virus, which is transmitted by […]

‘Irreparable heartbreak’: Victims killed in Club Q shooting remembered

BY: - November 22, 2022

The five victims who were killed in Saturday’s mass shooting at Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, are being remembered by their friends and families as investigations into the attack continue. Officials confirmed the names of the five deceased victims in a press conference Monday afternoon. At least 18 other people were injured […]

Club Q shooting victims identified as red flag law questions linger

BY: - November 21, 2022

Colorado Springs police on Monday released the names of the five people killed in Saturday’s mass shooting at Club Q, an LGBTQ-friendly nightclub. “Too often, society loses track of the victims of these sad and tragic events in all the talk about the suspect,” said Chief Adrian Vasquez of the Colorado Springs Police Department in […]

Loveland Republicans choose county party chair to serve term of late Hugh McKean

BY: - November 18, 2022

A vacancy committee made up of Loveland-area Republicans selected Ron Weinberg to represent House District 51 in the upcoming legislative session, following the unexpected death of former House Minority Leader Hugh McKean, the Colorado House Republicans announced in a Thursday news release. Weinberg is the current chair of the Larimer County Republican Party and serves […]

Voter turnout decreased in 2022 Colorado midterms

BY: - November 17, 2022

While more than 2.5 million Coloradans voted in the 2022 midterm elections, this year saw a lower rate of voter turnout than in the last midterm election in 2018.  With 66.6% of Colorado’s active voters participating in the election, turnout naturally is less than in the 2020 presidential election, but it also fell short of […]

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis tests positive for COVID

BY: - November 17, 2022

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday morning, according to a news release from his office. Polis is asymptomatic and will continue his work as governor remotely from home until he is no longer contagious after five days if he continues to see no symptoms. The news release said the governor, who is […]

Republicans win control of the U.S. House with 218th seat

BY: - November 16, 2022

Republicans clinched a majority in the U.S. House on Wednesday night after a Republican won reelection to a California seat that put the GOP over the top, according to Associated Press projections. Though not as decisive a victory as GOP leaders had hoped, Republican candidates flipped key seats in New York, Virginia, Oregon and Arizona […]

McConnell re-elected U.S. Senate GOP leader, fending off bid by Florida’s Rick Scott

BY: - November 16, 2022

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans overwhelmingly re-elected Mitch McConnell on Wednesday as their leader for the next Congress, though nearly a dozen members backed Florida Sen. Rick Scott’s attempt to usurp McConnell. Scott’s bid, which he launched Tuesday during an hours-long discussion among Senate Republicans about the future of their party amid disappointing results in the […]

U.S. Senate Democrats make a last-ditch push for a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers

BY: - November 16, 2022

WASHINGTON —  Democratic U.S. senators have set a December deadline for passing bipartisan legislation that would create a pathway to citizenship for more than 600,000 undocumented people who were brought into the country as children — but they don’t yet have enough Senate Republican votes to make it a reality. During a Wednesday press conference […]

Pace of ballot curing quickens as Boebert-Frisch race approaches finish line

BY: - November 16, 2022

In a race still too close to call, voters in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District are resolving issues with rejected ballots ahead of a Wednesday night deadline. Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert and Democratic challenger Adam Frisch more than a week after the midterm election are still in a contest for one of the few […]

El seguro médico y los temas climáticos son de máxima prioridad para Yadira Caraveo, nueva miembro del Congreso en un distrito nuevo de Colorado.

BY: - November 16, 2022

Por Quentin Young, traducido por Emma Athena Yadira Caraveo, una representante del estado de Colorado, se presentó desde un podio en el patio trasero de la casa de su niñez en el condado de Adams al norte de Denver. Sus padres, quienes emigraron de México hasta Denver cuando Caraveo estaba en el segundo grado, miraron […]