CAPITOL RE-OPENS; GOV. RITTER SCHEDULE FOR TODAY (TUESDAY, JULY 17)
The Colorado state Capitol will re-open to visitors and employees at 7:30 a.m. today following yesterday’s shooting. Access will be limited to the north side, street/basement level entrance on Colfax Avenue. Metal detectors will be in place. (North side is accurate but differs from information originally announced yesterday.)
Gov. Ritter is maintaining his public calendar for today:
6:50 a.m. Gov. Ritter will join Brig. Gen. (select) Trulan Eyre and members of the Colorado National Guard to celebrate the homecoming of the 169th Fires Brigade.
Location: Denver Marriott Tech Center, 4900 S. Syracuse Ave., Denver. Media must be in place by 6:50 a.m. A press conference will be held at 7:20 a.m. and the actual ceremony starts at 8 a.m.
11 a.m. Gov. Ritter will deliver the opening remarks to the Western Governors’ Association Energy Efficiency Workshop, Red Lion Hotel Stapleton, 4040 Quebec St., Denver.