Alex Chow, one of the student leaders, said that the demonstrators were weighing whether to go to the Chinese capital when world leaders, including President Obama, gather for a summit meeting next week.
Amid intense security as Beijing gears up to host the APEC summit meeting next week, the city’s traffic police asked people not to don Halloween costumes and get onto the city’s congested subway system, for fear of causing disturbances.
FRISCO — Sometimes we really do save the best for the last, and in the case of the December gallery, it’s true. No matter that it was a low-snow year, the final month of 2011 ended up being stellar for photography. Instead of big powder dumps, local water ways formed unique ice formations, and the ice sailors had one of their best seasons in years. Please vote in the poll to determine the December image for the 2013 Summit Voice calendar and contact me directly if you’d like to purchase any of the images as prints or gift cards, or visit our online Imagekind gallery.
SUMMIT COUNTY — A local story zoomed to the top of the most-viewed list last week, thanks to tons of social media love via Facebook, Twitter and re-posting in the search and rescue community. Thanks, all! A preview story on the lunar eclipse last weekend and the subsequent photo essay on the eclipse were ranked second and third, with another global warming story right behind that. Matt Krane’s riff on an informative avalanche talk also picked up some traffic, and we rounded out the list with some marine science and weather stories. Click, read and share via your own social media network.
A new report on the Denver Sheriff Department reform effort shows that the consulting firms hired to review the department have their work cut out. The 49-page report, released Friday, is a compilation of complaints and ideas gathered through various task forces, committees and public meetings.
El Paso Sheriff Terry Maketa offered an endorsement to a candidate for sheriff in exchange for personal favors and mishandled internal affairs investigations, according to a report on an investigation into employee complaints.
In Colorado's first known all-Spanish debate between political candidates, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, who's been learning the language since early last year, read closely from written answers. Democrat Andrew Romanoff, a more fluent speaker, spoke extemporaneously.