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broncos undecided on starting qb for week 16 at washington, d.c.

sixteen weeks into their season, the broncos are still trying to answer a question that has hovered over them for the better part of two years: who is their starting quarterback?

colin kaepernick tweets that he wants to join diddy in buying the panthers

just a few weeks ago, diddy was saying he wanted to buy the entire nfl. that, of course, was never realistic, but with the carolina panthers suddenly up for sale, you'd have to think the rapper/entrepreneur would be interested, right?

blue frame at garden of the gods is taken down by colorado springs after public uproar

the giant blue frame drilled into the rocks at garden of the gods has been removed in response to public uproar over the installation that colorado springs envisioned as a way to market the city and its iconic park.

photos: amtrak train derailment near seattle

an amtrak train making an inaugural run on a new route derailed south of seattle on monday, dec. 18, 2017, spilling train cars onto a busy interstate in an accident that resulted in "multiple fatalities" and numerous injuries, authorities said.

robber fires shot inside cherry creek nordstrom

denver police are looking for a pair of suspected robbers, one of whom fired a gun inside nordstrom at the cherry creek shopping center

minnesota family desperate to find man who went missing in denver

several family members flew in from minnesota this weekend to help search for 29-year-old adam gilbertson, who was last seen early friday morning at a denver bar.

buyers beware: california cannabis sold jan. 1 could be tainted

any marijuana sold when recreational sales become legal jan. 1 in the nation's most populous state will have been grown without regulatory controls that will eventually be in place.

prep power rankings: week of friday, dec. 22

each week, denver post preps editor kyle newman releases his power rankings for class 5a and 4a boys basketball, girls basketball and hockey. records are current as of monday, and this is the last set of rankings until teams get back in action following the holiday break.

espn president john skipper resigns, citing a substance abuse problem

john skipper, the longtime head of espn, resigned suddenly monday as president of the network and co-chairman of the disney media networks.

petition to get rid of frame in garden of the gods gaining support

more than 20,000 people had signed an online petition by monday morning demanding that a 12-foot high steel frame intended to promote colorado springs' olympic connections be removed from the garden of the gods.

john hickenlooper appoints judge to fill vacancy on colorado’s second-highest court

gov. john hickenlooper last week appointed an adams county judge to fill a vacancy on the colorado court of appeals, the state's second-highest court.

amtrak train derails south of seattle

an amtrak train has derailed roughly 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of seattle, spilling cars onto a busy interstate.

ute mountain ute members accused of stealing from tribe, laundering money through casino

seven members of the ute mountain ute tribe have been charged in denver u.s. district court with embezzling or knowingly receiving ill-gotten gains from the southwest colorado tribe.

more than 6,000 kick off “busy but not too crazy” 50th anniversary season at snowmass

about 5,500 tourists stormed snowmass on friday to cash in on aspen skiing co.'s $6.50 lift ticket.

if the season ended today, what pick would the broncos have in the 2018 nfl draft?

as the broncos season spiraled out of control, much of the conversation shifted to where denver would end up in the 2018 nfl draft, and whether they should tank in order to get a higher pick.

las vegas may have marijuana lounges by spring 2018

officials want to make las vegas the country's first city to allow marijuana smoking lounges, and hope to do so by march or april of 2018.

infant reported missing in arizona found in downtown colorado springs homeless camp

a 6-month-old boy who was reported missing in arizona was found with his parents in a homeless camp near the martin drake power plant

colorado troopers chase driver across 3 counties

officials say colorado state patrol officers chased a driver 75 miles, traveling through three counties.

police say girl may have drowned in colorado hotel pool

police in colorado say a 9-year-old girl may have drowned in a hotel pool.

zagat published its most exciting food cities list for 2017. where does denver fall?

zagat typically rates restaurants, but once a year it also rates cities.