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Sports Leagues

article Is college sports gambling a turning point that will doom schools to a dark future?
(10/18/2020)
(Colorado) -- WhenWhen the Utah Utes face the Colorado Buffaloes this December in the so-called “Rumble in the Rockies,” keep an eye on the end zone LED...
article Recruiting Season: Just How Big A Deal Is The University of Colorado-PointsBet Sportsbook Pact?
(9/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- While not exactly the first of its kind, the new partnership announced Tuesday between PointsBet Sportsbook and the University of Colorado Athletics...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Census

article Ute Mountain Utes report 100% success rate on census count
(10/15/2020)
(Colorado) -- U.S. Census Bureau workers and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe were determined to get an accurate count for 2020. “We were undercounted last time, so it...
1 Article on this Issue

Colorado Gaming

article Casinos bet big on local voters; bingo halls hope for an update
(10/15/2020)
(Colorado) -- Colorado’s biggest casinos are rolling the dice in November, hoping that the state’s roughly 4.1 million voters will approve an initiative that...
article Century Casinos Makes Third Online CO Sports Betting Deal With Tipico
(10/13/2020)
(Colorado) -- Century Casinos has partnered with another soon to be Colorado sports betting offering with a new 10-year agreement with Tipico.
article Amendments 77 and C explained: Casinos bet big on local voter, bingo halls hoping for an update
(10/13/2020)
(Colorado) -- Colorado’s biggest casinos are rolling the dice in November, hoping that the state’s roughly 4.1 million voters will approve an initiative that...
article Amendment 77: Local Voter Approval Of Casino Bet Limits And Games In Black Hawk, Central City And Cripple Creek, Explained
(10/12/2020)
(Colorado) -- Amendment 77 would allow local voters in Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek – the only Colorado cities with legal gambling – to approve...
article OP/ED: Amendment 77: Who gets to decide?
(10/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- Thomas Jefferson got it right when he said: “the government closest to the people services the people best.” But there are some that believe...
article Amendment 77: Here's what is at stake for Colorado casinos and the economy
(10/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- In recent years, Colorado voters have broken two ways on gaming issues at the state ballot. Those issues supported by established casinos, such as the...
article Teller County Strikes Out in Variance Bid For Casino Table Games
(10/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- In another blow for the Cripple Creek casino community, the city and county, state health officials denied a bid last week, submitted by the Teller...
article Table tennis fills Colorado Covid-19 sports betting void
(10/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- When Coloradans went to the ballot to allow sports gaming last year, no one anticipated it would launch at a time when professional sports were inactive...
article What’s Colorado Amendment 77: Local control of gaming
(10/7/2020)
(Colorado) -- Amendment 77 would change the state Constitution to allow voters in the three gaming cities — Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek — to...
article Inside Colorado's Unprecedented $1.625M+ Deal With Gambling Outlet
(10/3/2020)
(Colorado) -- Sports gambling company PointsBet is betting big on the Buffaloes. The University of Colorado will get at least $1.625 million as part of a five-year...
article Colorado's fertile betting landscape creates $100+ million industry
(10/2/2020)
(Colorado) -- In the month of August, Colorado saw just shy of $130 million in accepted wagers on sporting events – that’s a 117-percent increase from July....
article Cripple Creek Getting Clobbered With Big Gaming Tax Losses
(9/28/2020)
(Colorado) -- Can the fiscal news get any worse for Cripple Creek? First, the town got hit with the sudden closure of all gaming establishments for nearly three months;...
article Colorado bettors double down on sports wagering in August
(9/26/2020)
(Colorado) -- Colorado bettors doubled down on sports wagering in August, raising the total to $128.6 million, the Colorado Division of Gaming announced this week. The...
article Bronco Billy's Casino opens sportsbook in Cripple Creek
(9/26/2020)
(Colorado) -- Bronco Billy's Casino opened a BetAmerica sportsbook in the Cripple Creek gaming hall Thursday, featuring 10 electronic sports wagering kiosks and two...
article Sports betting sharply rises in Colorado as businesses in Cripple Creek reap benefits
(9/25/2020)
(Colorado) -- The return to play for professional sports has resulted in a big win for Colorado, with promising figures showing more growth for sports betting in the...
article Commissioners seek variance for table games in Cripple Creek casinos
(9/21/2020)
(Colorado) -- Citing evidence of the reduction of the number of COVID-19 cases in Teller County, the commissioners requested a variance this month to allow the return of...
article Sports betting finally hits its stride in Colorado as major sports return from COVID slumber
(9/21/2020)
(Colorado) -- As the Nuggets enjoy post season success and the Broncos kick off their season, the newly legalized world of sports betting is giving Colorado fans a...
article Sports betting becoming more popular in Colorado with start of NFL season
(9/19/2020)
(Colorado) -- "It’s a fun way, and a new way to experience the Broncos and watching sports," says Ian St. Clair of PlayColorado.com. If you watched...
article County Leaders Seek to Free Creek Casinos From Gaming and Drinking Restrictions
(9/18/2020)
(Colorado) -- With an extremely responsible stance in handling the coronavirus epidemic by local operators, it’s time for gaming action to return to normal inside...
article EDITORIAL: Thoughts on raising casino betting limits
(9/18/2020)
(Colorado) -- Sin may keep a person out of heaven, but it will provide big tax revenues for the State of Colorado. The odds are that this Amendment 77 will be passed by...
article Why sports betting has gone down a storm in Colorado
(9/17/2020)
(Colorado) -- So, the most significant subject right now is the legality of United States sports betting. At the moment, sports betting is only legal if and foremost,...
article Century Casinos Successfully Reopened Live Table Games in Canada and Central City, Colorado and was Voted Denver's Best Casino in Colorado
(9/14/2020)
(Colorado) -- Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq Capital Market®: CNTY) ("Century Casinos" or the "Company"), announced today that it successfully...
article Teller County submits request for casinos to reopen table games
(9/12/2020)
(Colorado) -- Teller County officials on Friday asked the state to allow Cripple Creek's 12 casinos to reopen blackjack, craps, poker and roulette tables, and serve...
article Table games open again in casinos as Gilpin County moves into 'Protect Our Neighbors' phase
(9/12/2020)
(Colorado) -- After months of sitting idle, the blackjack, roulette, and poker tables in Gilpin County casinos are back in action. On Friday, the county entered the...
article Game On: Gilpin County Casinos Restarting Table Games
(9/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- For three months, Colorado casino operations were at a standstill, after the state closed gambling venues to flatten the COVID-19 curve. That closure led...
article Colorado community colleges back ballot measure to empower casino towns
(9/10/2020)
(Colorado) -- The potential beneficiary of loosening up local gambling laws in Colorado has thrown its support behind Amendment 77. The ballot measure this November...
article Casinos In Gilpin County Reopen Table Games As ‘Protect Your Neighbor’ Phase Begins
(9/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- Good news for Gilpin County: Gov. Jared Polis gave the county approval to move into the “Protect Your Neighbor” phase of the coronavirus...
article William Hill Mobile Sportsbook App Goes Live in Colorado
(9/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- William Hill’s mobile app is live in Colorado in time for the start of the 2020 NFL season and less than two months after the company launched sports...
article Why Sports Betting Exploded in Colorado
(9/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- Something about Colorado has proven highly fertile ground for both retail and mobile sports betting operators. In the three months since sportsbooks...
29 Total Articles on this Issue

Indian Children Welfare Act (ICWA)

article Larimer County violated federal Indian child adoption law, court finds
(10/15/2020)
(Colorado) -- Larimer County did not comply with the federal law that protects the rights of Indian children when it failed to notify the relevant tribes in a custody...
1 Article on this Issue

Southern Ute

article Southern Ute Indian Tribe reports its first positive COVID-19 test
(10/14/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Indian Tribe reported its first positive COVID-19 case Wednesday since the pandemic broke out in March. In a news release, SUIT...
article Southern Ute tribe pursues justice with help from federal grant
(9/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Indian Tribe is one of five tribes to receive financial assistance from the federal government to tackle one of the biggest barriers to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article Indigenous Peoples Day rally, march calls for the ‘Chief’ sign to come down
(10/13/2020)
(Colorado) -- Indigenous Peoples Day in Durango culminated Monday evening with 150 people meeting in Buckley Park for a rally and then marching down Main Avenue to call...
1 Article on this Issue

COVID-19

article To Combat COVID, Fort Lewis College Embraces Navajo Principle of Kinship
(10/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- Colleges around the nation are struggling to reopen safely. Fort Lewis College in Durango has turned to Navajo students in its public health program to...
1 Article on this Issue

Ute Tribe

article Wall reelected to Ute Mountain Ute council
(10/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- Lyndreth Wall was elected to a three-year term on the Ute Mountain Ute Tribal Council in Friday’s election. Wall won in a landslide, attracting 187...
article Ute tribes resolute in facing the pandemic
(10/10/2020)
(Colorado) -- For many months now, Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk has not traveled more than 50 miles away from her home in Towaoc, a town of over 1,000 inhabitants and the...
article Connections to the Yampa Valley remain long after Utes forced out
(10/6/2020)
(Colorado) -- There was a time when the Ute Nation stretched across the Rocky Mountain region and included the southern part of Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Land Issues

article Decisions on public lands in Colorado, across West questioned after ruling on acting federal agency chief
(10/10/2020)
(Colorado) -- Sixty environmental organizations say decisions about management of public lands in Colorado and across the West should be set aside after a federal judge...
1 Article on this Issue

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

article Justice Department awards $2.6 million to Southern Ute tribe
(10/6/2020)
(Colorado) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded more than $2.1 million to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe through the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Fight is back on in HD Mountains
(10/3/2020)
(Colorado) -- A fight is brewing in the HD Mountains. In what was once ground zero for battles over the impact of oil and gas development, the pressure for drilling is...
1 Article on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article 3 Local Endeavors That Nourish Us All, Plus What You Can Do To Help
(10/1/2020)
(Colorado) -- 200: Pounds of wild rice Tocabe, An American Indian Eatery purchases every month from Minnesota’s Red Lake Nations Foods. It’s just one of five...
1 Article on this Issue

DraftKings

article First look: Inside DraftKings’ new in-person sportsbook in Black Hawk
(9/25/2020)
(Colorado) -- As enthusiasm for sports betting continues to grow with the return of major league sports, one of the biggest players in the betting game is offering...
article DraftKings Deepens its Presence in Colorado with New Colorado Rockies Deal and Opening of Sportsbook at Mardi Gras Casino in Black Hawk
(9/24/2020)
(Colorado) -- DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) today announced that the Company has reached an agreement with the Colorado Rockies to be named both the franchise’s...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Native Vote

article Secretary of State to partner with Tribal Council on better voting access
(9/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- The push to ensure that all Coloradans have sufficient voting access in Colorado continues, with a recent visit by Secretary of State Jena Griswold to...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article NFL betting, return of table games offers glimmer of hope in Colorado’s COVID-impacted casino towns
(9/14/2020)
(Colorado) -- Like many corners of Colorado that had high hopes for 2020, the state’s gambling capital of Gilpin County has absorbed some serious body blows in...
1 Article on this Issue

Colorado River Indian Tribes

article BlueWater reopens this week
(9/13/2020)
(Colorado) -- After being closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, The BlueWater Resort & Casino is reopening on a limited basis this week. The official...
1 Article on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article Opinion: William Pendley has no regard for the people or lands he is illegally serving
(9/13/2020)
(Colorado) -- Don’t dig for water under the outhouse. William Perry Pendley, the embattled appointed director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has recently...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Sugar, high fructose intake may trigger ADHD, bipolar disorder, aggressive behavior
(10/18/2020)
(Colorado) -- For both children and adults, mental health disorders can have damaging effects on all aspects of their lives. As scientists examine the causes of...
article Indigenous Film and Arts Festival Spotlights Native Stories Online
(10/14/2020)
(Colorado) -- Hollywood has long ignored the actual identities and stories of Indigenous people and instead pushed hurtful stereotypes, degrading Native communities from...
article Four directions march signifies hope for all races
(10/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- Sunday marked a day of celebration and a day of protest. Good spirit and energy abounded during the Four Directions March as “we raise a little...
article Ute Mountain election is Friday
(10/6/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe will hold an election on Oct. 9 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Center in Towaoc. Tribal members will choose a candidate...
article BOOK REVIEW: In challenging times, love is an act of resistance
(10/6/2020)
(Colorado) -- In Little Big Bully, award-winning writer Heid E. Erdrich (Ojibwe, enrolled at Turtle Mountain) turns to poetry for resilience, using well-crafted imagery...
article Tribal College Journal moves to Durango
(10/3/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Tribal College Journal of Indian American Higher Education is moving to Durango after 25 years in Mancos. The publisher, Rachael Marchbanks, left the...
article Ute Mountain Ute official steps down amid Facebook disputes
(10/1/2020)
(Colorado) -- The chairman of the election board for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe has stepped down after engaging in contentious exchanges with Towaoc and Cortez-area...
article New Four Corners Weather Station Planned For Tribal Lands
(9/30/2020)
(Colorado) -- The location of a new permanent weather station for the Four Corners region has been announced. La Plata County and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe said...
article OP/ED: Wolves Are Indigenous to Colorado
(9/30/2020)
(Colorado) -- It happened after dark on April 14, 1860. An Arapaho village was stood near Blake Street, where the South Platte looped to feed Cherry Creek. The Arapaho...
article Kill fish to save fish: Behind Colorado’s effort to revive the Rio Grande cutthroat trout
(9/24/2020)
(Colorado) -- On a beautiful early September day, Ken Gierhart hiked a trail familiar since boyhood to Music Pass in the Sangre de Cristo mountains above Westcliffe. As...
article Tribes’ ancestral remains return home to American Southwest
(9/18/2020)
(Colorado) -- Tribal leaders have reburied the remains of their ancestors that were taken more than a century ago from what’s now a national park in Colorado. A...
article OP/ED: University of Colorado deal with PointsBet is smart gamble
(9/15/2020)
(Colorado) -- University of Colorado Athletic Director Rick George turned some heads last week when he announced the Buffaloes’ five-year deal with PointsBet, an...
article An Exhibit ‘About How We Got To Now’: History Colorado Hosts The Smithsonian’s ‘American Democracy’
(9/14/2020)
(Colorado) -- Even before this summer’s unrest, History Colorado had discussed a future project to educate people about the concept of democracy. The museum teamed up...
article The passing of a Pueblo elder: Remembering Peter Pino
(9/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- When I learned that my friend Peter Pino had passed on from complications of coronavirus I was devastated. I took a long walk at twilight remembering Peter...
article Does the Gore Range need a new name?
(9/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- Lord St. George Gore never set foot in Eagle County, as far as anyone knows. He was also a jerk. Those and other factors may lead to renaming the Gore...
article Ute bands are assigned Indian agencies
(9/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- The original peoples of the High Rockies, and Colorado more broadly, have a long and storied history that spans thousands of years and contains complex...
article Ute Mountain Ute Tribe student gives powerful argument for school on reservation
(9/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- A Fort Lewis College student from Towaoc gave a heartfelt explanation of the need for a charter school on the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe reservation during a...
article Former Southern Ute executive charged with sex abuse of a child
(9/4/2020)
(Colorado) -- McKean Walton, former executive officer with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, faces multiple charges related to the alleged sexual assault of a child on the...
article Ute Mountain Ute Tribe student gives powerful argument for school on reservation
(9/3/2020)
(Colorado) -- A Fort Lewis College student from Towaoc gave a heartfelt explanation of the need for a charter school on the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe reservation during a...
article KSUT and Rocky Mountain PBS launch Native Lens - watch stories here
(9/3/2020)
(Colorado) -- KSUT Tribal Radio, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain PBS are excited to present the launch of Native Lens, featuring submissions from three Native...

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