Tag Archives: Colorado

First US Case Of Mutated COVID Found In Colorado

The Denver Post reports: Colorado public health officials on Tuesday confirmed the presence of the new variant of COVID-19 first discovered in the United Kingdom, saying the state is the first to identify the strain in the United States. The variant is believed to be as much as 70% more contagious, but not more severe in symptoms, than previous strains …

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Partner Of CO Gov Hospitalized With COVID [VIDEO]

Colorado Public Radio reports: Gov. Jared Polis’ office announced Sunday evening that first gentleman Marlon Reis has entered the hospital because his COVID-19 infection appears to be growing more severe. The press release said that in the previous 24 hours, Reis experienced shortness of breath and a worsening cough. Polis drove him to the hospital in his personal vehicle. The …

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Dem Colorado Gov And Partner Test COVID Positive

CBS News reports: Colorado Governor Jared Polis on Saturday announced that he and his partner, Marlon Reis, have both tested positive for the coronavirus. As of Saturday night, both the governor and the first gentleman were asymptomatic, according to a statement from the governor’s office. “Marlon and I are feeling well so far, and are in good spirits,” Polis said. …

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CO Hospitals Allowed To Stop Admitting New Patients

Denver’s NBC News affiliate reports: Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed an executive order Monday that grants the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) extraordinary ability over patient care within the state’s already-taxed hospital system. Executive Order 260 authorizes CDPHE to order hospitals and freestanding emergency rooms to transfer or cease the admission of patients should those facilities reach …

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Colorado Cop Suspended For Threat To “Beat The Hell Out Of” Democrats: “Now’s The True Time To Be Afraid”

“If for some reason we lose do we get to be little bitches and beat the hell out of the other party like they did. Because they don’t believe in what we do. In fact in case we actually let Biden win. “There will be far fewer results than this year because we’ll help them find God. Democrats you were …

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Fox Projects Hickenlooper Has Unseated Cory Gardner

Patch Denver reports: Voting for the general election in Colorado has ended, with former Gov. John Hickenlooper looking to unseat incumbent Sen. Cory Gardner in our state. Colorado is one of several states that have pivotal U.S. Senate races — if Democrats can flip those seats, they can take control of the Senate. Colorado has a 6-year history of successful …

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Trailer Park To Tenants: Rent Will Double If Biden Wins

Denver’s NBC News affiliate reports: The landlord of a trailer park in Fort Morgan allegedly sent a note to residents warning rent would most likely double in price if Joe Biden becomes President. 9NEWS received several emails from Fort Morgan residents concerned about the legality of the letter, calling it a form of voter suppression. The Colorado Secretary of State’s …

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Confident Dems Pulls Ads From Colorado Senate Race

The Associated Press reports: A major Democratic group on Friday pulled its last remaining ads from Colorado’s closely watched U.S. Senate race, a sign that the party thinks its nominee has the crucial race in the bag. Senate Majority PAC said it will cancel $1.2 million in television ads and spend the money elsewhere as Democrats press a newly expanded …

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Early Voting Up “Bonkers” 2400% In All-Mail Colorado

The Denver Post reports: More than 300,000 Colorado voters have returned ballots for the Nov. 3 election as of 11:30 Wednesday night — a staggering display of enthusiasm in a state that sends all voters a ballot by mail. When that latest figure was tabulated by the Secretary of State’s Office, Colorado was 20 days out from the election. Twenty …

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New Colorado Poll: John Hickenlooper +9, Biden +10

Denver’s CBS News affiliate reports: It’s the Democrats’ race to lose. A 9NEWS/Colorado Politics survey of 1,021 registered likely voters in the state shows Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has a double-digit lead over President Donald Trump in Colorado going into the 2020 election. Biden currently leads Trump by 10 points in Colorado, up one percentage point since interviews conducted …

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Handicapper Moves CO Senate Race To Leans Dem

Just in from the Cook Political Report: Cory Gardner in Colorado, announced Monday he will back moving forward with a nominee — a change in the view he held in 2016, saying that the “next election is too soon.” Gardner’s vote may well seal his fate, even if it was probably heading toward a loss anyway. Colorado Senate now moves …

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Court Blocks False USPS Voter Mailer In Colorado

The Wall Street Journal reports: Colorado won a temporary restraining order blocking the U.S. Postal Service from sending the state’s households a postcard about voting by mail, after its top election official said the information on the mailer was misleading. Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat, said in a written statement that the mailer included multiple inaccurate statements …

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Colorado To Sue USPS Over False Voting Mailer

From the Colorado Secretary of State: On Thursday my office received notice that the United States Postal Service would be sending out a national pre-election mailer to every household in America that contains incorrect election information for Colorado. The mailer incorrectly asks that voters request a mail ballot 15 days before the election and return their ballots by mail at …

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QAnon/GOP Nominee Has Been Arrested Four Times

The Denver Post reports: Congressional candidate Lauren Boebert — who often espouses a pro-police, law-and-order message on the campaign trail — has been arrested and summonsed at least four times over the past decade, records show. Boebert was arrested twice in Mesa County in 2015 after a verbal altercation with police at Country Jam, a music festival near Grand Junction. …

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Dem Colorado Gov Finally Issues Statewide Mask Rule

The Denver Post reports: Colorado Gov. Jared Polis issued a statewide mask mandate Thursday afternoon, after days of pressure from his fellow Democrats to make the move. Polis announced at a news conference that he has issued an executive order requiring everyone age 10 and older to wear a mask or other facial covering while in public indoor spaces. The …

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Colorado Now 11th State To Ban “Gay Panic Defense”

Denver’s CBS News affiliate reports: Using a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity as an excuse for murder or violence is no longer a valid defense in Colorado courtrooms. Colorado is now the 11th state to outlaw the so-called “gay or trans panic defense.” The most publicized case where the defense was used is the Matthew Shepard murder trial in …

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Bubonic Plague Found In US Squirrel Because 2020

ABC News reports: Public health officials have announced that a squirrel in Colorado has tested positive for the bubonic plague. The town of Morrison, Colorado, in Jefferson County, which is just west of Denver, made the startling announcement saying that the squirrel is the first case of plague in the county. “Plague is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria …

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Colorado #QAnon Cultist Defeats Trump-Endorsed GOP Incumbent In House Primary After Defying Lockdown

CNN reports: A five-term Republican congressman endorsed by President Donald Trump conceded his primary reelection bid in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday evening, a stunning upset that will vault his far-right challenger, Lauren Boebert, into the state’s general election. Boebert is the latest GOP candidate associated with the QAnon conspiracy theory, though she doesn’t go as far as self-professed …

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Colorado Gov Re-Closes Bars Two Weeks After Opening

The Denver Post reports: Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday closed Colorado bars for in-person service — after allowing them to reopen at limited capacity on June 19 — due to the increasing spread of the novel coronavirus. The move comes as Colorado has seen COVID-19 cases increase in the past two weeks. Other states experiencing surges in infections have also …

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Colorado Man Arrested After Holding Two Salesmen At Gunpoint Because He Thought They Were Antifa

The Loveland Herald reports: A Loveland man has been arrested for allegedly holding two roofing salesmen at gunpoint because he thought they were members of antifa. On Thursday at 6 p.m., Loveland Police Department officers responded to the 600 block of Dawn Court on a report of a caller seeing two members of the militant antifa group. The caller said …

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