What You Missed Around Denver While You Were Away Welcome back to the Mile High City! Here’s a quick recap of what you might have missed while jet-setting… Denver, Colorado February 26 – March 3, 2016 [/su_spoiler]
Goodbye Snow, Hello Flames
With warmer temperatures and lack of precipitation, our state is in risk for wildfires. This past week, there was a fire near Fort Collins, a brush fire near Lowry in Denver, and another one in Fort Carson near Colorado Springs. Do your part to protect our state and follow the fire restrictions in your area.
Burton US Open in Vail Wraps Up This Weekend
If you have plans to be in the mountains this weekend, then you should check out the US Burton Open finals in Vail. The events are free to attend and there’s live music every night. See the full schedule here.
‘Fuller House’ features Local Actor
90’s sitcom lovers can’t stop talking about ‘Fuller House,’ a spin off of Full House. The first season was released on Netflix this past week and fun fact, the middle son on the show is played by Elias Harger who is from Denver, Colorado. Learn more about this local childhood actor and his latest role here.
Von Miller hit with “exclusive” franchise tag
The Broncos have secured defensive player Von Miller with an “exclusive” franchise tag. According to this article from 9News, “he is the first player since New Orleans’ quarterback Drew Brees in 2012 to receive the highest form of franchise tag, and the first non-quarterback since New England’s Richard Seymour in 2007.”
Mark Koebirch Retires from 9News
It’s hard to believe we’ve watched Mark on 9News Denver for over 35 years. He’s become well known in the community, and a familiar face on the local news. We were sad to see him sign off for the last time this past Wednesday, but we wish him the best in his next chapter of retirement. Read more about Mark’s 45 year on-air career here.