Protection from Construction Defects or More Condominiums?

Several metro communities complain that Colorado’s law on construction defects has eliminated new construction on affordable housing. And many are considering following Lakewood’s example by passing a local ordinance which eliminates some of the provisions protecting consumers. Last Monday, amid a crowd of protestors, the Lakewood City Council met and passed the ordinance which gives […]

October 18 / 2014

Corn Mazes and Hayrides Provide Real Frights

The wide popularity of Halloween has spawned corn mazes and hayrides in every part of the country where you can find a corn field. And most of the attractions offer great fun, haunted hayrides typically take passengers through wooded areas or fields where “actors” dressed as vampires, witches, ghouls and other types of Halloween creatures […]

October 13 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Hikers in High Country Missing

The Colorado ski resorts are celebrating the overnight snowfall, but two missing hikers may be ill-prepared for the change in weather. The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two overdue hikers from the area of the Maroon Bells Wednesday evening around 10 p.m. and have been searching for the pair. Members from Mountain […]

October 10 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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State A.G. Responds Promptly to US Supreme Court

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers on Monday said all 64 county clerks must begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear all appeals on gay marriage bans. Suthers’ announcement is an abrupt and unexpected resolution to the legal battles in Colorado, including the attorney general’s previous successful efforts to stop […]

October 07 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Elections for Supreme Court Justices?

The blog website Talking Points Memo (www.talkingpointsmemo.com) reports that a recent poll of Americans shows that seven in ten want to end lifetime appointments for Supreme Court justices. The new Harris poll asked if justices should not have lifetime appointments, 41 percent “strongly” agreed and 28 percent “somewhat” agreed. Just 18 percent disagreed, 8 percent […]

October 03 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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Walmart Denies Responsibility for Limo Crash

On Monday, Walmart filed its answer in a New Jersey federal court responding to the complaint filed by 30 Rock actor Tracy Morgan. Morgan and friends were involved in a six-car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike which resulted when a Walmart truck ploughed into Morgan’s limousine. Morgan was among several people injured who are […]

October 01 / 2014
Author Linda Chalat
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