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Officials identify Colorado skier who died of hypothermia

Jan. 21, 2022 15:44 PM EST

HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Officials in western Montana have released the name of a Colorado skier who died last week while skiing outside the boundary of the Lost Trail Ski Area on the Montana-Idaho border. William Benjamin “Ben” Brown of Denver died of hypothermia, Ravalli County...

McMorris in search of one more win: Olympic snowboard gold

Jan. 21, 2022 15:39 PM EST

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Mark McMorris points to the top of his leg. “I have a femur rod here,” he says. Then, to the top of his arm. “A big plate in my humerus.” And at his face. “Plates put into my jaw but I had one of them removed.” McMorris...

US, Colorado reach proposed settlement in 2015 mine spill

Jan. 21, 2022 15:19 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado, the U.S. government and a gold mining company have agreed to resolve a longstanding dispute over who’s responsible for continuing cleanup at a Superfund site that was established after a massive 2015 spill of hazardous mine waste that fouled rivers with a sickly yellow...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jan. 21, 2022 14:38 PM EST

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Players not forced to drop out of...

Nuggets sign veteran C DeMarcus Cousins to 10-day contract

Jan. 21, 2022 14:09 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets signed four-time All-Star DeMarcus Cousins to a 10-day contract on Friday to back up Nikola Jokic. The 6-foot-10 Cousins will be eligible to play in six games for the Nuggets, starting Friday night game against Memphis. Cousins...

Snowboarder who died after crashing into tree identified

Jan. 21, 2022 10:59 AM EST

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A snowboarder who died after crashing into a tree at Colorado's Aspen Highlands Ski Area has been identified as 42-year-old Trevor Crandall of Denver. Crandall's name was released Thursday by the Pitkin County Coroner's Office, which ruled his death was...

Denver-area grocery store strike ends with tentative deal

Jan. 21, 2022 10:46 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — A union representing grocery store workers ended a strike against Denver-area supermarkets owned by Kroger Co. on Friday after reaching a tentative contract deal for workers. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 and King Soopers and City Market both said...

Avalanche continue hot streak by beating Kings 4-1

Jan. 21, 2022 01:52 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing the second game of a back-to-back set, the Colorado Avalanche looked tired. They weren't able to bombard the Los Angeles Kings with their typical offensive brilliance, finding themselves on the wrong side of a 14-shot disparity. And they still won. ...

Hume scores 25 to lead Northern Colorado over Idaho 87-70

Jan. 20, 2022 23:40 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Bodie Hume had 25 points as Northern Colorado got past Idaho 87-70 on Thursday night. Daylen Kountz had 16 points for Northern Colorado (9-8, 4-1 Big Sky Conference). Dalton Knecht added 15 points and six rebounds. Dru Kuxhausen had 11 points and seven...

No. 16 Southern Cal ends 7-game skid against Colorado, 61-58

Jan. 20, 2022 22:55 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — When Chevez Goodwin transferred to Southern California, he quickly learned about the rivalry with, and losing streak to, Colorado. “I knew for a fact coming into this year, I was like, I’ll be going to Boulder, personally, and I’m going to break that...