PATTY NIEBERG

Position: Associated Press/Report for America

Colorado families ask for statewide school cannabis access

DENVER – Colorado families pleaded with state lawmakers on Wednesday to pass a bill to expand cannabis-based medicine at school. Under the current law, school districts must permit parents and...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado lawmakers will hear a bill about data sharing with federal agencies

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers will introduce a bill to establish guidelines on how personal information can be shared with federal agencies. The proposed legislation announced Thursday at a press...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado changes COVID-19 dial for public health orders

DENVER – Colorado will use an updated COVID-19 dial that allows counties to move between public health restriction levels more swiftly, officials said Friday. “When disease transmission is low,...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado governor explains vaccine access for adults 70 and older

DENVER – As Colorado moves into its next phase of vaccine distribution, Gov. Jared Polis explained the state’s plans for vaccinating adults 70 and older. The goal is to have 70% of Colorado...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First reported U.S. case of virus variant triggers questions

DENVER – The new and seemingly more contagious variant of the coronavirus that has set off alarm in Britain has been reported for the first time in the U.S., in a Colorado man who hadn’t been...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. military confirms pandemic won’t ground Santa Claus

DENVER — The U.S. military is tracking an elderly man with a white beard and a large belly who goes by the name of St. Nicholas. There’s no reason for alarm though, Air Force Gen. Glen D. VanHerck...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers clash over election integrity hearing

DENVER – A top legal adviser to President Donald Trump was among those testifying at a Tuesday hearing called by Republican state lawmakers to look into any irregularities concerning Colorado’s...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Democratic electors cast nine votes for Joe Biden

DENVER – Colorado’s nine Democratic presidential electors cast their votes for Joe Biden at the state Capitol on Monday. The vote formally seals Biden’s win in Colorado, where he beat President...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado announces locations for initial COVID-19 vaccines

DENVER – The Colorado health department announced its plans to distribute the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines on Friday. Approval of the Pfizer vaccine from the federal Food and Drug...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado officials say COVID-19 vaccine to arrive next week

DENVER – Colorado will receive its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines next week if the federal approval process goes smoothly and supply chains function as expected, state health officials said...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver police lacked plan to handle protests, report says

DENVER – Denver police didn’t have a cohesive plan for handling large racial injustice protests that erupted last summer after the death of George Floyd, according to a report made public Tuesday...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado governor: Defiant restaurants could lose licenses

DENVER – Gov. Jared Polis warned Tuesday that some Colorado restaurant owners who defy or ignore strict state health orders to stem spread of the coronavirus could lose their licenses to operate....

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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