As summer made another effort to hold on, the action across the region became even hotter last week. Top teams continued to pull away from the pack, and a few individuals turned in record performances.
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The 2021 Trinidad City Council race may be considered one of affirmation with all three candidates taking their seats without objection, but there is still excitement among the candidates to share their vision and to spend four years helping to lead Trinidad.
Every year, the last week of October is the national celebration of "Pro Bono" — no-cost legal service — for communities with limited access to legal resources. Local organizations and attorneys are staunch supporters of the effort, often from behind the scenes.
(The Center Square) – House Republicans held a public meeting Tuesday to invite banking leaders to share their feedback on President Joe Biden’s proposed IRS monitoring program.
(The Center Square) – An education research team is warning about the effects of proposed federal legislation targeting charter schools, which would directly impact New Orleans’ unique school district.
Allentown -- Two nationally-recognized institutions - The Association of Edison Illuminating Companies (AEIC) and Public Utilities Fortnightly - have awarded PPL Electric Utilities with a pair of awards for use of innovative technologies to reduce outages.
The defense in the Kyle Rittenhouse case hopes to bring in testimony about their client’s interactions with police in the hours before he is alleged to have shot three people, saying those encounters shed light on whether Rittenhouse’s actions were reckless.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of Colorado community and business leaders were joined yesterday by Tim Howard, former Colorado Rapids goalie and legendary FIFA World Cup veteran, in welcoming a 20+ member FIFA delegation visiting to evaluate Denver as a host city for World Cup matches in 2026.
(The Center Square) – Denver City Council gave its final approval to a program that will pay a $400 bonus to city employees who got vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30.
DENVER & LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL all-time great and future Hall of Famer Drew Brees debuts today in the first of three new ad spots for PointsBet's Live Your Bet Life™ campaign.
STARKVILLE – SEC Network sideline reporter Alyssa Lang finished asking her third question during Saturday’s on-field postgame interview with Mike Leach when she heard play-by-play broadcaster Taylor Zarzour and her producer in her earpiece.
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The a2 Milk Company™ and The Hershey Company today announced the upcoming release of co-branded Hershey's/The a2 Milk Company chocolate milk, marking Hershey's first partnership with a premium milk company. The new Hershey's a2 Milk® will pair America's #1 milk chocolate brand with one of America's fastest-growing premium milk brands to provide a natural chocolate milk that uniquely combines the taste, nutrition and all-family appeal that should drive premium milk sales.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Automotive Titling Company (ATC), the automotive industry's leading provider of tax, title, and registration data for dealers, lenders, and auto technologies, announced today that Michael F. Schmidt has been named Chief Financial Officer. Schmidt has more than 30 years' experience in all aspects of finance in both the automotive industry and at SaaS companies.
DENVER and HOUSTON, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- cQuant.io, a modern analytics company, and Molecule, a modern ETRM/CTRM software provider, have announced a technical partnership. With their partnership, cQuant.io will power advanced analytics and what-if scenarios based on portfolio data in Molecule.
NEWPORT—The American Cancer Society estimates that one in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. For some, the diagnosis alone can feel paralyzing. For 53-year-old Christy Adams, who overcame stage 3 breast cancer in January, her constitution prevailed. Now she answers a calling from within to help new patients facing for themselves what she went through last year.
BROOMFIELD, Colo. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vita Inclinata (Vita), developer and producer of helicopter and crane load stabilization and precision hardware, today announced a partnership with Endeavour, a financial services platform supporting U.S. Federal Government contractors. Through the partnership, Endeavour will provide Vita with a working capital facility used to help fuel the company's operational and growth objectives.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PointsBet, a premier global online gaming operator, announced today the hiring of Kyle Christensen as U.S. Chief Marketing Officer. As CMO, Kyle will oversee PointsBet's overall marketing strategy, working closely with core partners to drive product growth and gain overall market share in one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Christensen will report to PointsBet U.S. CEO Johnny Aitken.
FT. COLLINS, Colo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, and the coronavirus epidemic prompts significant shifts in healthcare, interest in functional medicine has grown to meet increased demand for comprehensive, personalized care for chronic illness.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After decades of success across the pond, Virgin is launching its Virgin Experience Gifts holiday campaign in the US allowing people to "gift outside the box" this holiday season by establishing experiences as the top gift for any recipient. And it's just in time to offer a solution to supply shortages and shipping concerns.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Balanced Health Botanicals™ (BHB), a family of hemp-derived CBD brands including their flagship brand CBDistillery, announced today the launch of their Synergy Collection, which consists of the brand's first ever CBD + Functional Mushroom (non-hallucinogenic), Kava Root*, and Cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) products, along with CBDistillery's™ top-selling Cannabigerol (CBG) & Cannabinol (CBN) formulations. The Synergy Collection was developed to enhance the multitude of benefits offered by the hemp plant – beyond CBD alone.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vendavo,the global market leader in price management and commercial excellence solutions, is pleased to announce that Gartner has positioned Vendavo as a Visionary in its 2021 Magic Quadrant for Configure, Price and Quote Application Suites. In 2020, Vendavo was named a Niche player in the report.
AURORA, Colo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Fetal Care Center (CFCC) at Children's Hospital Colorado has grown into a globally renowned leader in its field in the 10 years it has been treating some of the most challenging fetal conditions in children before and after birth.
STEVENS POINT, Wis., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyward, a school administrative software provider committed to a better experience for every user, has partnered with District 49 in Peyton, Colorado. Colorado marks the 22nd state in which Skyward offers its K-12 solutions. District 49 selected Skyward's Qmlativ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to automate their school business operations.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fundamentally redefining pain relief solutions after identifying a gap in the market for high-performing, mindfully formulated products that champion healing without harm, Planetarie today announces its official debut as the world's first USDA Certified Organic CBDa manufacturer and distributor. Founded by Stacy Cason — who had a front row seat to the severe negative effects of opioid pharmaceuticals in her 15-year medical field tenure as an ICU nurse and anesthesiology nurse practitioner (CRNA) during the heart of the United States' opioid crisis — Planetarie provides a performance-driven, clean and environmentally conscious solution to promote natural healing. Differentiating itself as a premier natural pain relief brand, Planetarie's proprietary water extraction technology is the first to produce fully stabilized, raw CBDa — a powerful anti-inflammatory and acidic precursor made by the cannabis plant that promotes a number of benefits including pain relief, immune support, muscle recovery and more.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Business intelligence from Akerna (Nasdaq: KERN), a leading enterprise software company and the developer of the most comprehensive technology infrastructure, ecosystem, and compliance gateway powering the global cannabis industry, analyzed the under 30 age range of cannabis consumers, a demographic that has consistently been ranked as the #2 purchasers of cannabis products in 2021. Data shows that this age range of younger millennial cannabis consumers accounted for 28.13% of all legal adult-use and medical cannabis sales this year, with over $4.4 billion spent on cannabis products.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vertafore® announced today The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (The Hanover), a leading carrier of property and casualty insurance for businesses and individuals in the United States, is the newest carrier to join its Commercial Submissions™ platform.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Policy Center for Public Health and Safety ("PH&S") and ASTM International announce the completion of its certification pilot program for the cannabis industry including cannabis and hemp operations as well as financial institutions that serve the industry.
PUEBLO, Colo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PBR (Professional Bull Riders) and SMT (SmartMedia Technologies) today announced that SMT has become an official licensee of PBR branded content fan tokens and NFTs (non-fungible tokens).
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TTEC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC), one of the largest, global CX (customer experience) technology and services innovators for end-to-end digital CX solutions, today announced details pertaining to the release of its third quarter 2021 financial results and related conference call and webcast.
BOULDER, Colo. and BOSTON, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamSnap, the leading provider of sports management software, announced a strategic partnership today with Playeasy, the largest online network of sports destinations and venues in the United States.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ: LWLG), a technology platform company leveraging its proprietary electro-optic (EO) polymers to transmit data at higher speeds with less power, today announced that CEO Dr. Michael Lebby has been invited to co-chair the 5th Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) International Conference taking place November 9-10, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gotcha Covered, a leader in custom soft window treatment consultation in the U.S. and Canada, understands the devastation that cancer can have on a family and community as a whole. Continuing their annual commitment, the leading window treatment franchise is supporting two leading cancer awareness organizations.
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- This year's report examines the malicious and phishing URL data sets separately for better insights relative to each. In addition to the analyses of the individual data sets, it also includes key commonalities and key differentiators between both malicious and phishing threats, as well as 'In the Wild' special editorial content from zvelo's threat researchers.
DENVER, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRM) (TSX: SSRM) (ASX: SSR) ("SSR Mining") is pleased to announce that it has closed the sale of a portfolio of non-core royalty interests and the right to certain deferred payments (the "Transaction") to EMX Royalty Corporation ("EMX") on October 21, 2021. SSR Mining has acquired, as partial consideration under the Transaction, 12,323,048 common shares of EMX (the "EMX Common Shares"). EMX is a precious, base and battery metals royalty company with its head office located in Vancouver, British Columbia.
DENVER, Oct. 25, 2021 /CNW/ - SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRM) (TSX: SSRM) (ASX: SSR) ("SSR Mining") is pleased to announce that it has closed the sale of a portfolio of non-core royalty interests and the right to certain deferred payments (the "Transaction") to EMX Royalty Corporation ("EMX") on October 21, 2021. SSR Mining has acquired, as partial consideration under the Transaction, 12,323,048 common shares of EMX (the "EMX Common Shares"). EMX is a precious, base and battery metals royalty company with its head office located in Vancouver, British Columbia.
DENVER, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver, Colorado has an artist to lookout for and he goes by the name of Caelum. Starting his musical journey in 2017, Caelum has continued his upward rise and most recently caught our attention with his latest project "KING SZN". 2020 was a game changing year for the rising star, generating 500k+ streams as he released over five new songs that have led to a highly-anticipated forthcoming release of his next project.
DENVER, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Denver's 2026 World Cup Bid Committee, Tim Howard, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera welcomed a 20+ member FIFA delegation to Denver for a site visit to learn why Denver is an ideal to city to host World Cup matches in 2026.
Harrisburg, Pa. — A Fayette County priest has pleaded no contest to repeatedly assaulting an 11-year-old altar boy starting in 2004 and continuing until the boy was 14, according to Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
Las Animas County reported triple digits for active cases as of Friday, Oct. 22 in the latest release of COVID-19 numbers.
The last day to make reservations for the Trinidad Historical Society’s annual fall banquet on Friday, Nov. 5 is this Thursday, Oct. 28.
(The Center Square) – The White House is reportedly considering a new tax on the investments and assets of wealthier Americans to help fund several trillion dollars in proposed social spending.
DENVER, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world's leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, released survey findings on emerging real estate trends, on both the agent and consumer sides of the transaction, and what they mean for the future of home buying and selling.
DENVER, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Accretion Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ENERU) (the "Company") announced that it closed its upsized initial public offering of 18,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit generating total gross proceeds of $180,000,000. The units were listed on the Nasdaq Global Market ("Nasdaq") and began trading under the ticker symbol "ENERU" on October 21, 2021. Each unit consists of one share of common stock, one right to receive one-tenth of one share of common stock upon the consummation of an initial business combination, and one-half of one warrant, with each whole warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one share of common stock at a price of $11.50 per share, subject to adjustment. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the common stock, rights, and warrants are expected to be listed on Nasdaq under the symbols "ENER," "ENERR," and "ENERW," respectively.
DENVER, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book by Colorado author Bill Sonn tells the true story of four U.S. soldiers the Army merely suspected of disloyalty and turned them into actual disloyal soldiers conspiring to conduct a guerilla war from the Rocky Mountains.
(The Center Square) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was noncommittal about running for office next year when questioned about it on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday.
(The Center Square) – The Denver metro area has at least 85 different organizations that help serve people experiencing or exiting homelessness, an analysis from the Common Sense Institute (CSI) found.
(The Center Square) – Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey stirred up more fears around inflation with his comments over the weekend saying that hyperinflation is “happening.”
Last week Hoehne High School celebrated Homecoming with special events, the selection of Homecoming royalty and of course the obligatory football game. Pictured is this year’s Homecoming royalty. Back row (L-R): Attendant Eli Crosson, Homecoming King Camren Howell and Attendant Rylee Montoya. Middle row: Attendant Isabel Martin, Queen Carli