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Rates Rise From 2017 Lows on Absence of Drama

Rates Rise From 2017 Lows on Absence of Drama

Mortgage rates moved higher this week after hitting 2017 lows last week. To be fair, they were still in line with those lows as this week began, but the 2nd half of the week was a different story. In general, rates found most of their motivation from t…

Rates Rise From 2017 Lows on Absence of Drama

Rates Rise From 2017 Lows on Absence of Drama

Mortgage rates moved higher this week after hitting 2017 lows last week. To be fair, they were still in line with those lows as this week began, but the 2nd half of the week was a different story. In general, rates found most of their motivation from t…

Nowhere in America can a full-time minimum wage worker afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment

Nowhere in America can a full-time minimum wage worker afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment

There is nowhere in this country where someone working a full-time minimum wage job could afford to rent a two-bedroom apartment, according to an annual report released Thursday documenting the gap between wages and the cost of rental housing.

Jeffco Open Space to purchase historic Meyer Ranch Midway house and property

Jeffco Open Space to purchase historic Meyer Ranch Midway house and property

The Midway House, the iconic, yellow Victorian Farmhouse that is the unofficial gateway to the mountains on Colorado 285, is on the National Register of Historic Places.

More than 5,000 claims in $375 million Rocky Flats settlement “appear to be valid”

More than 5,000 claims in $375 million Rocky Flats settlement “appear to be valid”

More than 10,000 property owners who lived downwind of the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant have filed claims in a $375 million class-action lawsuit against the facility’s operators, and so far about half “appear to be valid claims,” the attorney overseeing the case said Wednesday.

More than 5,000 claims in $375 million Rocky Flats settlement “appear to be valid”

More than 5,000 claims in $375 million Rocky Flats settlement “appear to be valid”

More than 10,000 property owners who lived downwind of the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant have filed claims in a $375 million class-action lawsuit against the facility’s operators, and so far about half “appear to be valid claims,” the attorney overseeing the case said Wednesday.

Fed appeals court quashes bids to unravel Colorado marijuana laws, but door still open for RICO suits

Fed appeals court quashes bids to unravel Colorado marijuana laws, but door still open for RICO suits

A three-judge panel for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Wednesday largely upheld lower courts’ dismissals of several cases seeking to overturn major parts of Colorado’s marijuana laws, including efforts by two neighboring states.

Colorado sues popular lawyer-investor over alleged real estate scam

Colorado sues popular lawyer-investor over alleged real estate scam

State securities officials have filed civil fraud charges against a popular lawyer and financial pitchman alleging he wooed elderly investors into a real estate deal that gobbled up about $785,000 of retirement funds by using empty promises of huge returns.

Colorado sues popular lawyer-investor over alleged real estate scam

Colorado sues popular lawyer-investor over alleged real estate scam

State securities officials have filed civil fraud charges against a popular lawyer and financial pitchman alleging he wooed elderly investors into a real estate deal that gobbled up about $785,000 of retirement funds by using empty promises of huge returns.

City clinches lease deal for Denver Post newsroom and ad offices

City clinches lease deal for Denver Post newsroom and ad offices

Denver city government offices would move into space now occupied by newsroom and ad employees in The Denver Post building under the terms of a proposed lease.