Regional News Headlines
US downs Chinese balloon, a flashpoint in US-China tensions - Sat, 04 Feb 2023
The U.S. military has shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast on orders from President Joe Biden after it had crossed over sensitive military sites across North America. Pentagon officials say an F-22 fighter jet fired a missile at the balloon, puncturing it while it was off the coast near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Navy is taking the lead in an operation to recover the remnants. Officials have said Biden wanted the balloon downed earlier but was advised that the best time for the operation would be when it was over water. Military officials determined that bringing it down over land would pose an undue risk to people on the ground.
Jacque Vaughn keeping Nets’ composure after Kyrie Irving trade request: ‘We’re not gonna make this weird’ - Sat, 04 Feb 2023
One day after requesting a trade from Brooklyn, Nets star Kyrie Irving— listed as out with right calf soreness for Saturday’ s matchup against the Washington Wizards— skipped the team’ s pregame walkthrough. Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn said hours ahead of tipoff he was unsure whether or not Irving would sit on the bench to support his teammates on Saturday.
Magic display growth even in unsettling moments - Sat, 04 Feb 2023
Before Friday’ s 127-120 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, it was clear the Orlando Magic had the attention of other teams. The biggest story coming out of the victory was the on-court scuffle between Mo Bamba and Austin Rivers in front of the Magic’ s bench that led to the ejections of Bamba, Rivers, Jalen Suggs, Taurean Prince and Jaden McDaniels.
TikTok class is in session - Sat, 04 Feb 2023
For a social media platform that values authenticity so much that being a little bit unfiltered while talking to a camera is enough to go viral, the how-to-TikTok-like-a-natural industry is booming.
A year’s worth of home price gains slip, sliding away in metro Denver - Sat, 04 Feb 2023
The median price of a single-family home sold in metro Denver last month was $595,000, which is down 0.83% from December and 0.68% from a year ago. The median price of a condo sold was $397,000 down 2.9% from December and 0.75% from a year earlier.
“Luddite” teens don’t want your likes - Sat, 04 Feb 2023
“I’ve weeded out who I want to be friends with. Now it takes work for me to maintain friendships. Some reached out when I got off the iPhone and said, ‘I don’t like texting with you anymore because your texts are green.’ That told me a lot.”
Things to do in Denver this weekend include stout month, a golden retriever party - Thu, 02 Feb 2023
Nearly 1,000 golden retrievers, and their humans, will gather in Golden on Saturday to celebrate one of the most popular dog breeds in the nation.
Denver’s worst home renovation nightmares star in new HGTV show - Thu, 02 Feb 2023
Is your neighbor doing construction? Hopefully, they're not on this show new HGTV show.
A rare and beautiful bird is turning up all over Denver this winter - Thu, 02 Feb 2023
Birdwatchers walking along the High Line Canal during an annual bird count last Christmas got a surprise gift when one of them spotted a Bohemian waxwing among the juncos and blue jays.