Colorado Democrats denounce Trump’s “shithole” comments while honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. with a resolution – The Denver Post

Colorado Democratic lawmakers — against the backdrop of a statehouse resolution honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. — denounced President Donald Trump on Friday for reportedly referring to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries,” saying such comments run counter to everything the civil rights icon stood for. During a meeting with …

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Colorado ski resorts open more terrain, lifts as they get closer to full operations for 2017-18 season — The Know from The Denver Post

Snowmaking continues at Buttermilk on Thursday morning. Skico says snowmaking is complete at Aspen Mountain and Aspen Highlands but still needed for features at Snowmass and Buttermilk. (Photo by Anna Stonehouse, The Aspen Times) It’s happening. Most Colorado ski areas have reported significant snowfall this week. At midday Friday, snow …

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‘Breakthrough’ agreement reached on German coalition talks

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union and the centre-left Social Democrats have agreed on a paper outlining the basis for moving ahead with formal coalition talks. The German Chancellor and Social Democrats leader Martin Schulz held overnight talks in Berlin, during which they hammered out a 28-page paper outlining their compromise …

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