AP-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO
Aug. 27, 2018
Colorado at 5:15 p.m.
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A U.S. judge in Seattle blocked the Trump administration Monday from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns, agreeing with 19 states and the District of Columbia that such access to the plastic guns would pose a security risk. The states sued to stop an agreement that the government had reached with Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed, saying guidelines on how to print undetectable plastic guns could be acquired by felons or terrorists. By Martha Bellisle. SENT: 690 words, photo.
— MCCAIN FLAGS-COLORADO — Flags in Colorado are lowered in honor of U.S. Sen. John McCain.
— ASPEN SKIING-BASE PAY— Aspen Skiing Co. will be recruiting about 1,200 new employees with a higher base pay for the upcoming winter season The Aspen Times reports the minimum hourly wage for company employees will be $13.50, up from $12 last season.
— WYOMING GOVERNOR-HAYNES — A losing candidate for governor in Wyoming continues to face legal action involving questions about whether he lives in the state.
— PEDESTRIAN KILLED — A 54-year-old Colorado man has been killed by a suspected drunken driver while crossing a highway.
— FALLEN POT — Two people arrested in south-central Nebraska are facing possible prison time for hauling marijuana, including some that had fallen onto Interstate 80.
— FINANCIAL MARKETS-BOARD OF TRADE — Wheat for Sept. declined 15.50 cents at 4.9925 a bushel; Sept. corn was off 1.75 cents at 3.4675 a bushel; Sept. oats fe11 12.25 cents at $2.4725 bushel; while Sep. soybeans lost 7.75 cents at $8.3475 a bushel.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Odrisamer Despaigne takes the mound when the Los Angeles Angels attempt to end their six-game skid in the opener of a two-game interleague visit from the Colorado Rockies, who counter with Jon Gray. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. (Game starts at 8 p.m. MT)
ENGLEWOOD — As far as the Broncos are concerned, Adam "Pacman" Jones brings experience and energy to Denver but none of the baggage from a long list of run-ins with the law and the league. The Broncos signed Jones to a one-year, $1,015,000 deal over the weekend to bolster their banged-up secondary and their punt return unit. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 830 words, photo.
RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks' remodeled defense could be without one of its top holdovers when the regular season begins. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Monday that linebacker K.J. Wright may not be ready for the season opener at Denver after he had arthroscopic surgery on his knee. Carroll said Wright came out of last week's preseason game against Minnesota feeling something off in his knee and made the decision to have surgery. By Tim Booth. SENT: 570 words.
PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Dozens of U.S.-born NHL players paid tribute to longtime USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson and raised funds for two of his favorite causes, his 2-year-old daughter and grassroots hockey. Auston Matthews and Patrick Kane were among the American stars and standouts who gathered for a charity game won by the Blue over the White 14-9 Sunday. By Larry Lage. SENT: 420 words, photo.
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