The backlash against Colorado’s toughest gun restrictions in a decade intensified as the laws took effect this month, with two Democratic state senators fighting unprecedented recall efforts and seven rural counties pushing to secede and form a 51st state.
Livestrong, the cancer support charity that in November ended its relationship with founder Lance Armstrong because of his use of performance-enhancing drugs, had donations drop 8.1 percent to $22.7 million last year from 2011, according to an Internal Revenue Service filing.
Three months ago, I refreshed my firefighting skills in a class created by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group. I spent most of my week alone in front of a computer, clicking through various lessons that have been digitized since the last time I took the course more than 10 years ago.
Colorado’s Corrections Department is selling $112 million in bonds backed by rent on a prison it hopes to lease as similar debt is beating top-rated securities in the $3.7 trillion municipal market for a fifth-straight year.