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2003 Stories by Ernie Tucker

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  • Year in Review: Pop Quiz

    published December 25, 2003

    1. According to an article on page one of the January 1, 2003, Denver Post, downtown Denver looked like what last New Year's Eve? ... More >>

  • Year in Review: Strange But True

    published December 25, 2003

    Here, kitty, kitty: Hysteria over animal mutilations this spring evoked the "cattle mutes" of two decades back -- a still-unexplained... More >>

  • Year in Review: Hall of Shame

    published December 25, 2003

    1. Tracy Baker. Arapahoe County's e-mail-slinging, girlfriend-promoting clerk and recorder has earned a permanent place in the... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published December 18, 2003

    1. The Endangered Species Act celebrates its thirtieth anniversary this month. Which targeted critter became the focus of an early fight?... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published December 11, 2003

    1. Which food would not be a breeding zone for bacteria if left at room temp for more than two hours? A. Roast turkey. B.... More >>

  • Turn Off Your TV

    published December 11, 2003

    THURS, 12/11 If you've ever wondered how the simple pressing of a button on the remote control can summon legions of different... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published December 4, 2003

    1. Which words did the Colorado Supreme Court NOT use when rejecting last year's GOP-friendly legislative map scribbled by the General... More >>

  • If the Snowshoe Fits

    published December 4, 2003

    THURS, 12/4 Hey, ladies: Get off the beaten path and learn about the simple joys of snowshoeing at today's Atlas Explore Winter... More >>

  • The Sari Road

    published December 4, 2003

    For Colorado State University professor Diane Sparks, who specializes in textile design and merchandising, curating Divya Vastra: Heavenly... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published November 27, 2003

    1. How many pancake breakfasts could Bronco Daryl Gardener have bought at the Aurora IHOP (where he hurt his hand in a fight last summer) with... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published November 20, 2003

    1. The Adams County sheriff has taken an interest in some open-space areas because: A. Teen drag racers have been using the back roads... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published November 13, 2003

    1. Embattled Arapahoe County Clerk Tracy Baker complained that he couldn't thoroughly review the petitions aimed at recalling him from office... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published November 6, 2003

    1. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell and Representative Mark Udall are both trying to restore millions of dollars in federal funding to a Boulder... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published October 30, 2003

    1. On November 4, what are the hours when polling places will be open in Denver? A . 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. B. 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. C.... More >>

  • High Hopes

    published October 30, 2003

    SAT, 11/1 The rumblings started early last season, when the Denver Nuggets became the first -- and only -- National Basketball... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published October 23, 2003

    1. Kroenke Sports Enterprises is gobbling up venues around town and proposing new ones. What's Stan's big plan? A. A privately funded... More >>

  • Costume Zoom

    published October 23, 2003

    FRI, 10/24 Last year, a female quartet sailed through Scream Scram dressed as the Titanic. The women were costumed in such a way... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published October 16, 2003

    1. With Kobe's image unraveling, Quizlanders need new heroes to look up to. As Fleetwood Mac, in town last week, once sang: A. "I am... More >>

  • Cultural Pioneers

    published October 16, 2003

    WED, 10/22 Galen and Barbara Rowell perished on August 12, 2002, when their small plane crashed outside of Bishop, California, but... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published October 9, 2003

    1. The town of Eagle has prepared a helpful guide for media types covering Kobe Bryant's next court appearance -- but the Quizmeister has even... More >>

  • Rocky High

    published October 9, 2003

    SUN, 10/12 Photographer/adventurer Gordon Wiltsie, who loves mountains, is deeply conflicted by his own part in exposing the... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published October 2, 2003

    1. Looking for signs of economic recovery, the Quiz United Board of Blowhards and Lazy Eyeballers (QUIBBLE) has spotted some good news. Last... More >>

  • You Go, Girl

    published October 2, 2003

    WED, 10/8 Tina Basich, one of the world's first professional female snowboarders, chronicles her pioneering life in Pretty Good... More >>

  • Pop Quiz

    published September 25, 2003

    1. Denver's Channel 8 recently received honors for many of its programs. Which did not earn a first-place award? A. The Magic of... More >>

  • Rox Off

    published September 25, 2003

    THURS, 9/25 Where did the love go for the Rockies? Attendance is down, and there won't be any red, white and blue bunting... More >>

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