• Colorado Governor’s Residence Gets Dressed For The Holidays

    Colorado Governor’s Residence Gets Dressed For The Holidays
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado’s Governor’s Residence at Boettcher Mansion is getting dressed up for the holidays. The decor was designed by David Rote from the Colorado chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. This year’s theme is “Naturally Colorado.”
    “We use more botanic inspirations in our holiday decorating, looking at spices, looking at dried fruit, looking at flowers,” Rote told CBS4.
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    The library has an autumnal spi
  • NFL Approves Playoff Expansion, CBS To Air Extra Wild Card Game

    NFL Approves Playoff Expansion, CBS To Air Extra Wild Card Game
    (CBS Local)- The National Football League announced Tuesday that its member clubs voted unanimously to approve an expansion of the playoff field to 14 teams for the upcoming 2020 season.
    The vote, which was held remotely, follows the recommendation of the league’s Competition Committee, Management Council Executive Committee and Media Committee.
    The two additional Wild Card teams, one per conference, will face off with the No. 2 seed in their respective conference on Wild Card weekend. CBS
  • Coronavirus In Colorado: New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In Wheat Ridge

    Coronavirus In Colorado: New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Site Opens In Wheat Ridge
    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) — People can now be tested for the coronavirus at a new drive-thru facility. STRIDE Community Health Center opened its second testing facility on Tuesday in Wheat Ridge. It opened a testing site in Aurora last week.
    (CBS)
    The testing site is located at 7495 West 29th Avenue. Enter from Wadsworth at the entrance directly north of the building. Drive-thru testing is available from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. o
  • As Coronavirus Threatens Jobs, Ask Yourself These Questions If Thinking About Starting A Side Hustle

    As Coronavirus Threatens Jobs, Ask Yourself These Questions If Thinking About Starting A Side Hustle
    (CBS Local) — As COVID-19 fears rattle the markets and shake the economy, it might be a good time to find yourself a new or extra source of income.
    An estimated 3.28 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, by far the largest number ever recorded for a single week. Analysts predict more eye-popping numbers in the coming weeks as layoffs and bankruptcies continue.
    The dire economic situation could lead some of us to consider launching a small business or finding a side h
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  • Aspen Says Future Projects Could Be At Risk Due To Revenue Loss From Coronavirus

    Aspen Says Future Projects Could Be At Risk Due To Revenue Loss From Coronavirus
    DENVER (CBS4) – After weeks of being shutdown due to the coronavirus many Colorado mountain towns say their revenue is down significantly, especially since the shutdown hit during the heart of spring break season.
    A skier hitting the slopes at Aspen/Snowmass. (credit: Jordan Curet/Aspen Daily News)
    The Finance Director for the City of Aspen told the Aspen Times that they’re expecting to lose around 13 million dollars in lodging and sales taxes this year. The huge loss could have a bi
  • Coronavirus In Colorado: RTD Expands Access-A-Ride Service To Include Grocery Pick Up And Drop Off

    Coronavirus In Colorado: RTD Expands Access-A-Ride Service To Include Grocery Pick Up And Drop Off
    (CBS4) — RTD is starting a new service that helps out people who use Access-a-Ride. Drivers are now offering to pick up groceries and drop them off those at risk of contracting coronavirus.
    If you’re an Access-A-Ride customer, you can call 303-292-6560 or go online to set up a pickup time. Requests must be made one day in advance.
    Access-A-Ride will offer grocery pickup to your home from the following locations:
    · King Soopers· Safeway · Commu
  • Mountain Lion Management Plan Sets Goals For Western Colorado

    Mountain Lion Management Plan Sets Goals For Western Colorado
    (AP) – A draft plan by Colorado Parks and Wildlife would maintain stable populations of mountain lions in western Colorado. The Daily Sentinel reported the plan would establish a special management area to deal with conflicts between lions and humans.
    The agency proposes to manage lions on a regional rather than a local level to reflect factors such as lion mobility. The plan’s goal is to establish relatively stable populations in both the northern and southern regions of the state&r
  • Coronavirus Prompts Bird, Lime To Pull Fleet Of Scooters Off Denver Streets

    Coronavirus Prompts Bird, Lime To Pull Fleet Of Scooters Off Denver Streets
    DENVER (CBS4) – There are now two less options for renting and riding a scooter on the streets of Denver. Both Bird and Lime pulled their scooters out of service late last week.
    The two companies say the decision was largely made because the handlebars on the scooters are high-contact surfaces that could potentially aid in the spread of coronavirus.
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    As of this posting Lyft, Spin and Razor were still operating scooters in Denver.
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  • Coronavirus In Colorado: Temporary Hold On Eviction Enforcement

    Coronavirus In Colorado: Temporary Hold On Eviction Enforcement
    DENVER (CBS4) — Many Coloradans are concerned about paying rent, after not earning paychecks for the last few weeks. But state officials say they don’t have to worry about being kicked out of their homes because of the coronavirus. There will not be any evictions of people who cannot pay rent.
    Colorado put a temporary hold on eviction order enforcement. Evictions are being waived for now, unless residents are endangering other people, by doing something like running a meth lab.
    Seni
  • Coronavirus In Colorado: Business Optimism Hits Historic Low – And Will Probably Go Lower

    Coronavirus In Colorado: Business Optimism Hits Historic Low – And Will Probably Go Lower
    DENVER (CBS4) — Colorado business leaders’ optimism dropped to its lowest point in the 17-year history of the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI), largely due to the coronavirus outbreak. Because most of the business closures and social distancing guidelines went into effect after the survey ended, experts say the outlook is likely to get worse before it gets better.
    The quarterly survey asks Colorado business leaders about their expectations for the state and national economies,
  • Jeffco Sheriff Tweet Asks For Better Outdoor Social Distancing, Receives Mixed Replies

    Jeffco Sheriff Tweet Asks For Better Outdoor Social Distancing, Receives Mixed Replies
    DENVER (CBS4) – In a tweet from the Jefferson County Sheriff on Monday the department encouraged citizens to help stop the spread of COVID-19 with better social distancing while visiting parks and open spaces. They tweeted pictures that showed multiple vehicles in a parking lot and parked alongside a road. They also provided an example from a hiking trail that showed over a dozen people walking in close proximity to one another.There are now 241 confirmed cases & 5 deaths due to Covid-
  • Steven Montez, Former Colorado Buffaloes QB, Improves Footwork Prior To NFL Draft

    Steven Montez, Former Colorado Buffaloes QB, Improves Footwork Prior To NFL Draft
    Former Colorado Buffaloes quarterback Steven Montez joined CBS4 sports anchor Michael Spencer for Xfinity Monday Live. The duo did the show remotely with Montez in Boulder and Spencer in the CBS4 studios.
    (CBS4) – Steven Montez, like all NFL Draft hopefuls, has seen his training regiment and workouts impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
    Steven Montez at home on Monday night during CBS4’s broadcast (credit: CBS)
    “I managed to find a gym at my apartment complex and I still try t
  • Broncos Raid Detroit’s Roster With Signings Of Sam Martin, Graham Glasgow, Jeff Driskel

    Broncos Raid Detroit’s Roster With Signings Of Sam Martin, Graham Glasgow, Jeff Driskel
    ENGLEWOOD, Colorado (AP) — The Denver Broncos have finalized a three-year, $7 million deal with free agent punter Sam Martin, the third former Detroit Lions player signed by general manager John Elway this month. Martin joins former Detroit teammates Graham Glasgow and Jeff Driskel in Denver. Glasgow, a guard and center, signed a four-year, $44 million deal and Driskel signed a two-year, $5 million contract to serve as quarterback Drew Lock’s backup.
    Martin is an eighth-year pro who
  • Coronavirus Pandemic Upends Men’s Grooming Routines: Expert Predicts Long Hair, Beards Back In Style By Summer

    Coronavirus Pandemic Upends Men’s Grooming Routines: Expert Predicts Long Hair, Beards Back In Style By Summer
    (CBS Local) — You’re overdue for a haircut, but you just realized your local barbershop is one of the many businesses closed stop the spread of COVID-19. You’re not alone.
    It doesn’t appear the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued specific guidance on whether to get your haircut or nails done. But the CDC has advised people to avoid social gatherings of more than 10 people and stay at least 6 feet away from others.
    “The primary way of cutting down t
  • Coronavirus In Colorado: Stay-At-Home Order Presents Unique Opportunity For Air Quality Study

    Coronavirus In Colorado: Stay-At-Home Order Presents Unique Opportunity For Air Quality Study
    DENVER (CBS4) – Recent stay-at-home orders have been giving scientists a unique opportunity to collect data to show how the air quality is being impacted.
    Air quality monitors used by Denver Public Schools (file photo credit: CBS)
    The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment monitors around the Denver area have shown particulate matter has not been as high as usual, but that data has yet to be analyzed. Meanwhile, satellite images taken around the world (including Colorado) app
  • Colorado Counselor Says Partners Should Focus On Compromise During Stay-At-Home Struggles

    Colorado Counselor Says Partners Should Focus On Compromise During Stay-At-Home Struggles
    DENVER (CBS4) – Current times are proving to be stressful, and that stress can be amplified at home with more people staying in due to quarantines. As a result, romantic relationships can be impacted in a lasting way.
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    “We are in a crisis of public health and finances, but many couples don’t realize that this may be a crisis for their relationship,” Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby told CBS4’s Mekialaya White via Skype.
    Bobby heads up an online counseling company in
  • ‘Other Than Breathing, Football Was Most Important,’ Says Shannon Sharpe

    ‘Other Than Breathing, Football Was Most Important,’ Says Shannon Sharpe
    (CBS 4) — Shannon Sharpe finished his career as the NFL’s best tight end ever. Over his 14 seasons, which spanned the 1990s and early 2000s, he collected 815 receptions for 10,060 yards and 62 touchdowns. All three totals were career records for a tight end at the time. With those numbers came an array of honors, including eight Pro Bowls and four first-team All-Pro selections. He earned a spot on the NFL’s 1990s All-Decade Team and entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011
  • Gayle King To Host ‘ACM Presents: Our Country’ On CBS This Sunday

    Gayle King To Host ‘ACM Presents: Our Country’ On CBS This Sunday
    Gayle King announced earlier today on CBS This Morning that she will handle hosting duties for the upcoming ACM Presents: Our Country special coming to CBS and streaming on CBS All Access Sunday, April 5th starting at  8:00 PM, ET/PT. This brand new special will feature intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with country music’s biggest stars, along with clips from favorite ACM Awards moments of the past. ACM Presents: Our Country promises to be a night filled with e
  • Aurora Police SWAT Team Surrounds Burglary, Weapons Suspects In Home

    Aurora Police SWAT Team Surrounds Burglary, Weapons Suspects In Home
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Officers and a SWAT team with the Aurora Police Department have surrounded a house and are working to bring suspects barricaded inside out. This stems from a burglary call early Tuesday morning.A call came in just after 5:00 a.m. Tuesday from a witness who reported multiple people were moving guns into a home from a vehicle at E. 13th Street and N. Jasper. That vehicle was seen at a burglary in the area of E. 3rd Avenue and N. Airport Road.
    A Reverse 911 is in place
  • Denver Weather: Approaching 70° Today And Tomorrow, Then A 25 Degree Drop!

    Denver Weather: Approaching 70° Today And Tomorrow, Then A 25 Degree Drop!
    DENVER (CBS4) – A storm approaching Colorado for the end of the week is guaranteed to bring much colder weather our way. The cold will likely be the biggest impact the storm has because as of Tuesday morning, it appears snow accumulation will be very limited in most areas.
    Before the storm initially arrives Wednesday evening, temperatures will be at least 10 degrees above normal for the final day of March and the first day of April.
    It will be a mild finish to what has been a generally war
  • Coronavirus Update: Colorado Doctors Bracing For Surge Of Patients

    Coronavirus Update: Colorado Doctors Bracing For Surge Of Patients
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – As Gov. Jared Polis updated the number of coronavirus cases, Dr. Mark Moss, the Head of Critical Care at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital shared his experience from the front lines.
    “New COVID-19 patients are being admitted to the hospital at a faster rate than patients are recovering,” he said.
    On Monday, that meant caring for 72 COVID-19 patients, 37 who are critically ill and 33 who are now using a ventilator.
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    “We now have t
  • Boulder Restaurants Stay In Business By Feeding Health Care Workers

    Boulder Restaurants Stay In Business By Feeding Health Care Workers
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Health care workers in Boulder are being treated to some of the best food the city’s premier restaurants have to offer. It’s thanks to an effort underway to help those businesses stay afloat while providing meals for doctors, nurses and staff.
    “The healthcare workers here are going to have so much on their minds and so much on their plates in the coming weeks and months. The last thing that we want them worrying about is where they’re going t
  • NORAD, Northcom Move Personnel To Cheyenne Mountain Bunker Amid Pandemic

    NORAD, Northcom Move Personnel To Cheyenne Mountain Bunker Amid Pandemic
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CNN) – Some of the most critical US senior military commanders and nuclear and special operations forces are now operating under extraordinary protection measures to ensure that in the event of a sudden security crisis, including any potential nuclear mission, there will be enough healthy troops and leaders to carry out orders as the coronavirus pandemic grows.
    There have only been vague references to many of these measures, but taken together, they present a pictu
  • Coronavirus In Colorado: Teachers & Students Adapt To Online Learning

    Coronavirus In Colorado: Teachers & Students Adapt To Online Learning
    DENVER (CBS4) – As Colorado schools make the switch to online learning, many teachers are not only trying to offer kids an education, but a sense of normalcy.
    “There’s kind of a lot of just unknown. Definitely some anxiety and stress built into that,” said Allison Doe, a business teacher at STEM School Highlands Ranch.
    Doe says teachers made the switch to online learning quickly and having previous virtual days in the past helped the process. Classes have been online for
  • Coronavirus In Colorado: Annie’s, A Denver Staple, Fears For Its Future

    Coronavirus In Colorado: Annie’s, A Denver Staple, Fears For Its Future
    DENVER (CBS4) – Many locally-owned businesses are taking a serious beating because of the coronavirus pandemic. Many businesses were told to shut down or reduce their operation to help stop the spread of the contagious virus.
    One of them is Annie’s — a staple on East Colfax Avenue.
    (credit: CBS)
    The cafe has been serving Colorado for nearly 40 years. In the last two weeks, owners say they’ve seen a 70% decline in business.
    “In a month I don’t know, we’re
  • Pediatricians Find Alternatives To Keep Treating Coloradon Children During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Pediatricians Find Alternatives To Keep Treating Coloradon Children During Coronavirus Pandemic
    LONE TREE, Colo. (CBS4) – Some health professionals say parents trying to decide whether to keep regular doctor appointments, shouldn’t be afraid to check in. Now, more physicians are finding alternative ways to make appointments happen.
    “It’s interesting because I have not talked to a single physician who has not wanted to step up and take care of things,” said Dr. Ted Stathos, founding member of Rocky Mountain Pediatric Gastroenterology.
    Over the past two weeks, S
  • Pediatricians Find Alternatives To Keep Treating Colorado Children During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Pediatricians Find Alternatives To Keep Treating Colorado Children During Coronavirus Pandemic
    LONE TREE, Colo. (CBS4) – Some health professionals say parents trying to decide whether to keep regular doctor appointments, shouldn’t be afraid to check in. Now, more physicians are finding alternative ways to make appointments happen.
    “It’s interesting because I have not talked to a single physician who has not wanted to step up and take care of things,” said Dr. Ted Stathos, founding member of Rocky Mountain Pediatric Gastroenterology.
    Over the past two weeks, S
  • Coronavirus In Colorado: Hoarders Warned To Turn Over Essential Medical Items

    Coronavirus In Colorado: Hoarders Warned To Turn Over Essential Medical Items
    DENVER (CBS4) – With critical equipment needed to save lives in short supply, the U.S. Attorney for Colorado, Jason Dunn, is issuing a stern warning to those who may be hoarding such items. The equipment is out there, but it appears some of it may not be making it to the front lines.
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    President Donald Trump spoke of items shipped, “going out the back door” of some facilities that were to receive them.
    Dunn is issuing a clear message, “Our primary goal is to d
  • Denver Emergency Physician On Coronavirus: ‘Chasing Our Tails Trying To Catch Up’

    Denver Emergency Physician On Coronavirus: ‘Chasing Our Tails Trying To Catch Up’
    DENVER (CBS4) – Dr. Nick Brandehoff had just come off a week of duty in a northern Colorado emergency room when he told CBS4 about his hospital’s patients.
    ”Some are incredibly sick and are likely to die. That’s just the reality of what we are facing at the moment.”
    Brandehoff, 36, is an emergency physician and a medical toxicologist. He shared an ominous observation during the half hour interview.
    Dr. Nick Brandehoff (credit: CBS)
    “We see a lot of death in em
  • Nonprofit Shield616 Adds Cleaning Supplies To Police Safety Donations

    Nonprofit Shield616 Adds Cleaning Supplies To Police Safety Donations
    DENVER (CBS4) – Shield616 is a nonprofit known for making sure police departments have the protective gear they need. Now those donations include cleaning supplies.
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    This weekend the group donated sanitizing wipes, masks, hand sanitizer and other supplies to six agencies in southern Colorado.
    (credit: Shield616)
    The organization says it can put together care packages for as little as $15. If you’d like help their cause, you can donate at shield616.org/covid-19-supp

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