North Korea is working on new missiles – The Denver Post

U.S. spy agencies are seeing signs that North Korea is constructing new missiles at a factory that produced the country’s first intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States, according to officials familiar with the intelligence. Newly obtained evidence, including satellite photos taken in recent weeks, indicates that work is underway on at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled ICBMs at a large research facility in Sanumdong, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, according to the officials, who spoke on

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Former Larimer County Sheriff’s Office wildland firefighter killed in California fire – The Denver Post

One of the firefighters killed Sunday fighting one of several massive wildfires burning in California worked for several years as a wildland firefighter with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. Courtesy Brad Torchia Brian Hughes died after he was hit by a tree while working to set a back-burn on the Ferguson Fire’s east side, according to the National Park Service. Hughes was the captain of the Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots, based out of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in

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University of Colorado-based center awarded $50 million NASA contract

NASA has awarded a $50 million contract to a University of Colorado-based center to fund the archiving and distribution of data on snow- and ice-related topics, as well as other climate issues. The contract begins Wednesday and runs through May 31, 2023. It will fund the operation of NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System Snow and Ice Distributed Active Archive Center, known as a DAAC. The work will be done through the National Snow and Ice Data Center

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FEMA cites ‘Lapses’ by ex-official accused of “deeply disturbing” sexual misconduct – The Denver Post

A former top Federal Emergency Management Agency official who recently resigned has been accused of what the agency’s leader on Monday called “deeply disturbing” sexual misconduct that spanned years and warrants further investigation. In a statement, Brock Long, the agency’s administrator, said its former chief component human capital officer was the subject of a recent internal investigation, the results of which uncovered “lapses in professional responsibility.” The findings prompted Long to request additional inquiry by the Department of Homeland Security’s

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Colorado Rockies’ Busch Stadium woes continue in walk-off loss to St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS — Busch Stadium is hardly a funhouse for the Rockies. More like a house of horrors. The Rockies lost here again Monday night, falling 5-4 to Cardinals on a one-out, walk-off solo home run by Marcell Ozuna in the 10th inning off left-hander Jake McGee. Ozuna ripped McGee’s 1-1, 93 mph fastball 429 feet to left field. It was the first walk-off home run of Ozuna’s career. The loss snapped Colorado’s four-game winning streak and extended their losing

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DexYP to close last Denver metro office, eliminating at least 39 jobs – The Denver Post

Jerry Cleveland, The Denver Post New Qwest Yellow Pages books are stacked on pallets at a distribution center on E. 54th Ave. in Denver awaiting deliver in December 2002. DexYP, a successor to Dex Media, will close its office in Greenwood Village at the end of September, marking the end locally for a company that once was a major employer and early innovator in online advertising. “As we continue to look for efficiencies and cost reduction opportunities, it was determined

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Former Aurora police lieutenant guilty of misusing crime database to benefit his then-girlfriend.

A former Aurora police lieutenant has been found guilty of first-degree official misconduct for using confidential information from a criminal justice information database to help his then-girlfriend secure a job. Provided by Denver District Attorney’s Office Leland Silver An Arapahoe County jury deliberated for less than 30 minutes Friday before finding Leland Silver, 47, guilty of the class 2 misdemeanor, according to the district attorney’s office. Judge Colleen Clark sentenced Silver to 30 days in jail, suspended, with 12 months

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Spring Creek fire, 416 fire removed from InciWeb, firefighters battle new weekend blazes – The Denver Post

While new fires have broken out over the weekend, Colorado’s largest wildfires are beginning to come under control, with both the 416 fire and the Spring Creek fire having been removed from InciWeb. Here’s a look at the latest wildfires in the state: Lake Christine fire Firefighters received a surprise visit from Neil and Katie Diamond on Friday as a thank you for their efforts and Neil performed “Sweet Caroline.” The human-caused fire, which started July 3, was at 12,588

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Garett Bolles, Brandon Marshall injured during Broncos practice – The Denver Post

Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles and inside linebacker Brandon Marshall were unable to finish Monday’s practice because of injuries. According to coach Vance Joseph, Bolles “took a shot to the chin,” during an 11-on-11 play and was being evaluated for a head injury, and Marshall sustained a “minor, minor,” wrist injury. Bolles was put on the motorized cart to be returned to the locker room, his head buried in his hands the whole trip. He did walk into the locker

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Jerry Colangelo, one of the NBA’s elder statesmen, talks Team USA, the 76ers and more – The Denver Post

LAS VEGAS — It’s easy to forget now that the United States men’s basketball team has reclaimed its place as one of the most dominant squads in all of sports. But it wasn’t so long ago that Team USA had become a second-class citizen in the basketball world. Jerry Colangelo, however, remembers all too well. It was 13 years ago this summer that Colangelo, one of the most influential people in basketball over the past 50 years, was made director

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