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Colorado Avalanche's Martin Kaut, left, is defended by Anaheim Ducks' Brendan Guhle during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Avs' Francouz gets first NHL shutout against Anaheim 1-0

Feb. 22, 2020 1:33 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — It was one of the best days of Pavel Francouz's life. Francouz finalized a $4 million, two-year contract extension with Colorado, and then made 26 saves to record his first NHL shutout in the Avalanche's 1-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. “A lot of good stuff...

No. 21 Arizona State women rally to beat Colorado 65-59

Feb. 21, 2020 11:38 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Reili Richardson and Ja'Tavia Tapley scored 16 points apiece, each with seven in the fourth quarter, to help No. 21 Arizona State rally for a 65-59 win over Colorado on Friday night. Tapley scored the first seven points in a 10-0 run that gave the Sun Devils a 55-51 lead on Robbi...

Authorities suspend search for missing Colorado boy

Feb. 21, 2020 6:11 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Authorities have suspended their search in southern Douglas County for an 11-year-old boy who has been missing for more than three weeks. Jacqueline Kirby, a spokeswoman for the El Paso County Sheriff's Office, tells The Denver Post the decision to suspend the search for Gannon Stauch on...

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Trump not a 'Parasite' fan, praises 'Gone with the Wind'

Feb. 21, 2020 5:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of Oscar winner “Parasite," his biggest complaint being that the movie was made in South Korea. Trump started talking about the Academy Awards during a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Thursday night....

Colorado adopts rules governing new sports betting industry

Feb. 21, 2020 5:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators have adopted rules allowing the state to have the ultimate say on what gamblers can and cannot bet on within sporting events. The Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission passed regulations that govern the state's new sports betting industry set to launch May 1, the...

Florida truck driver pleads guilty to 1980 Colorado killing

Feb. 21, 2020 3:06 PM EST

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A Florida truck driver who was arrested after DNA tied him the killing of a Denver radio station intern nearly 40 years ago pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree murder. James Curtis Clanton, 62, of Lake Butler, Florida, was arrested in December for the Jan. 16, 1980, slaying and...

Activists: Colorado Climate Action Plan needs more rules

Feb. 21, 2020 1:50 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers have promised more on climate than their policies can deliver, according to an analysis by the Environmental Defense Fund and Boulder-based Western Resource Advocates. The organizations commissioned the analysis by the consulting firm M.J. Bradley & Associates, which...

Uncounted 2019 ballots found in western Colorado county

Feb. 21, 2020 1:49 PM EST

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — An elections clerk in a western Colorado county found nearly 600 ballots for the November 2019 election that went uncollected — and uncounted, she reported this week. “This is a very serious offense and I wanted to let people know,” Mesa County Clerk and...

Arvada police shoot and kill man who fatally stabbed woman

Feb. 21, 2020 12:08 PM EST

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in suburban Denver shot and killed a man early Friday after he apparently fatally stabbed a woman and tried to prevent officers from entering an apartment to check on her, an Arvada police spokesman said. Officers were responding to a reported domestic violence...

President Donald Trump waves at a campaign rally Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Trump savoring scrambled Dem race, Bloomberg's debate debut

Feb. 21, 2020 12:36 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Relishing in Democrats' jumbled primary in the wake of a fractious debate, President Donald Trump offered stinging criticism of his rivals as he sought to take advantage of the moment. Making a rare four-day swing through the West, Trump was exuding reelection confidence...