Denver news in 5 minutes: Need-to-know items today, March 5

Happy Sunday! It’s still nice out. Don’t forget that it’s March — get out and enjoy it. Some talking points today:

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Happy Sunday! It’s still nice out. Don’t forget that it’s March — get out and enjoy it. Some talking points today:

Who’s running for governor? Are you running for governor?
Former United States Secretary of the Interior and Senator Ken Salazar speaks out against Donald Trump on the State Capitol steps, July 2, 2016. (Sara Hertwig/For Denverite)  denver; denverite; sara hertwig; colorado; poltics

Former United States Secretary of the Interior and Senator Ken Salazar speaks out against Donald Trump on the State Capitol steps, July 2, 2016. (Sara Hertwig/For Denverite)

If you are one of the many people rumored to be running for governor of Colorado in 2018, you’ll be interested to read this Denver Post story on former Secretary of the Interior and U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar, who says he’ll decide on a run by the end of the summer.

Catching up? A while back, AP reporter Nicholas Riccardi wrote about go-getter — and declared — gov candidate Mike Johnston; and you should absolutely read this piece by our own Erica Meltzer that looks past all of the protests to try to understand what Democrats’ and other liberals’ reactions to a Trump presidency might actually mean when it comes to electoral politics in Colorado.

Go for a tiny ride!
The Rocky Mountain Toy Train Show, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)  hobby; toy train; model train; toys; kevinjbeaty; denver mart; rocky mountain toy train show; colorado; denver; denverite;

The Rocky Mountain Toy Train Show, Mar. 4, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Kevin: “I’d like to put a camera on a miniature train.”

Everyone: “Yes, go. Go now.

Students arrive at depressing conclusions regarding millennials!

They think they’ve found that using a phrase like “stash your cash” is more likely to get millennials to invest than using the word “invest.” That and other nuggets came out of a competition sponsored by Fidelity. (DP)

Woody Paige made a very detailed list of predicted roster moves for the Denver Broncos.

It involves Trevor Siemian going to Buffalo. (Gazette)

A Colorado-heavy U.S. soccer team lost a stunner to England.

Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan, both from Colorado, started for the U.S. in a game that ended as a 1-0 loss for the Americans, setting them up for a difficult road forward in the SheBelieves Cup. How much of a surprise was it? It was the team’s first loss since 2015. (US Soccer / Equalizer)

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