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The tem­per­a­ture climbed to 100 de­grees Wednes­day in Den­ver, al­though the scorch­ing day fell just shy of set­ting a record. It was the sec­ond time this year Den­ver hit the cen­tury mark, ac­cord­ing to the Na­tional Weather Ser­vice.

The record high for Den­ver on July 19 re­mains 101 de­grees, set in 2005. Den­ver also hit 100 de­grees this sum­mer on July 6.

Heat will con­tinue in the city this week, with a fore­cast high of 95 de­grees Thurs­day and 90 de­grees Fri­day. The week­end will cool off slightly, with a fore­cast high of 86 Satur­day and 84 Sun­day.

Crew res­cues 9-year-old dog in dis­tress on trail.

COUNTY» A 10-per­son SUM­MIT res­cue crew spent three hours Sun­day sav­ing a 9-year-old ca­nine on Ute Pass Trail af­ter the dog started suf­fer­ing from lifethreat­en­ing, in­ter­nal med­i­cal is­sues, ac­cord­ing to the Sum­mit County Res­cue Group.

Roscoe is re­cov­er­ing at Wheat Ridge an­i­mal hospi­tal af­ter emer­gency surgery to re­move his spleen and un­twist his stom­ach. The dog was not in­jured on the trail but be­gan show­ing signs of dis­tress along the way. He and his owner were about 2.5 miles into the trail when the owner no­ticed some­thing was wrong.

Re­ward jumps to $55K for rob­bers who killed vet­eran at pot dis­pen­sary.

The re­ward for two men who killed a Marine vet­eran who was work­ing as a se­cu­rity guard dur­ing a rob­bery at­tempt at mar­i­juana dis­pen­sary in Aurora more than a year ago has been in­creased to $55,000.

Travis Ma­son was killed in a rob­bery at­tempt at the Green Heart dis­pen­sary, where he worked as a se­cu­rity guard. On June 18, 2016, just be­fore clos­ing, two armed men walked into the dis­pen­sary and shot Ma­son, 24, three times dur­ing an at­tempted rob­bery. He died of a gun­shot wound to the head.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion should call Metro Den­ver Crime Stop­pers at 720-913-7867 or text 274637.

Boul­der to ticket cross­walk users who fail to ac­ti­vate lights.

Boul­der po­lice of­fi­cers will in­crease en­force­ment next week of the city’s cross­walk or­di­nances, in­clud­ing tick­et­ing peo­ple who fail to ac­ti­vate flash­ing lights at in­ter­sec­tions. The en­force­ment is part of the city’s Heads Up Boul­der cam­paign to ed­u­cate res­i­dents about cross­walk safety. Po­lice will en­force the or­di­nance that re­quires pedes­tri­ans and bi­cy­clists to ac­ti­vate the lights at cross­walks be­fore en­ter­ing the road. Fail­ing to do so can re­sult in a $50 fine. Po­lice also will make sure cy­clists slow to 8 mph at cross­walks and that ve­hi­cles stop for cross­ing pedes­tri­ans and cy­clists.

Man dies af­ter bi­cy­cle crash.

A 64-year-old man died Mon­day night in a Den­ver hospi­tal af­ter he was se­ri­ously in­jured in a bi­cy­cle crash Sun­day af­ter­noon in Steam­boat Springs. Po­lice Com­man­der An­nette Dop­plick said the man crashed his bi­cy­cle at 12:44 p.m. just a few feet from where the Yampa River Core Trail meets the side of the road. Po­lice sus­pect the man lost con­trol of the bi­cy­cle while he was head­ing to­ward the Core Trail from U.S. 40.

“It ap­pears he went over the han­dle­bars,” Dop­plick said. “Then, a passer-by called 911 for an in­jured cy­clist.”

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