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  • Off Limits

    published July 27, 2000

    For years, opening day at Cheyenne Frontier Days has been "Colorado Appreciation Day." But on Saturday, not a single appreciative Colorado... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published July 20, 2000

    United Airlines sucks. You know it. We know it. Even the people who run United know it, but they won't admit it -- at least, not to their... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published July 13, 2000

    Boston gave them Palm Pilots with the August 2000 calendars already filled in with the notation "Democratic National Convention/Boston." Denver... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published July 6, 2000

    Up in smoke: That mushroom cloud over New Mexico last month didn't have anything to do with an out-of-control "controlled" fire burning up... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published June 22, 2000

    The Greens are coming, the greens are coming! Between 600 and 1,000 Green Party members from across the United States -- and at least fourteen... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published June 15, 2000

    When Roy Romer was hired last week as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District -- or what L.A. Mayor Richard... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published June 8, 2000

    The radio ad begins innocently enough with the sound of chirping crickets. "You're listening to the Kleins camping out under the stars," a... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published June 1, 2000

    Hundreds of people attending the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center fundraiser on Thursday went home disappointed. It seems that... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published May 25, 2000

    On November 19, Junior Seau and the rest of the listless San Diego Chargers will file their way onto a chartered airplane and fly to Denver... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published May 18, 2000

    Knock, knock. Who's there? Sure as fuck ain't the Denver police. This is one of Denver radio personality... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published May 11, 2000

    Elected and public officials have it rough. They're cooped up in the stodgy State Capitol or some city administration building all day, and if... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published May 4, 2000

    Colorado's image has taken a beating over the past several years, what with the eternally unsolved murder of JonBenét Ramsey, in... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published April 27, 2000

    The JonBenét Ramsey movie Perfect Murder, Perfect Town may have been mostly filmed in Utah, and the John Denver movie... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published April 20, 2000

    It's not offered at any of your finer acting schools, and it certainly won't be found in the theater section of the New York Times, but... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published April 13, 2000

    Fans of John Travolta are causing a run on pre-registrations for Starfest 2000, a massive science-fiction convention to be held this... More >>

  • Wish Upon a Czar

    published April 13, 2000

    More than a year ago, just before he was elected to a third term, Mayor Wellington Webb pledged that within six months, he would appoint a "drug... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published April 6, 2000

    Last week's news that the state legislature wants to cut the lieutenant governor's budget by 25 percent -- meaning the elimination of two... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published March 30, 2000

    Mayor Wellington Webb traveled to London in mid-March to meet with government and business officials and to formally open Denver's new... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published March 23, 2000

    The son also rises: Senatorial progeny Colin Lee (don't call me Nighthorse) Campbell has been raking in the gubernatorial... More >>

  • Off Limits

    published March 16, 2000

    Offensive interference: The news that George W. Bush is the Denver Broncos' new No. 1 may have come as a surprise to kicker Jason... More >>

  • The Fine Art of Capitalism: Then and Now

    published March 16, 2000

    William Henry Jackson, 1843-1942 Job before becoming a photographer: Civil War soldier, bullwhacker for a freighting company along the... More >>

  • A Photo Finish

    published March 16, 2000

    By now, most of the state knows who John Fielder is. Anyone who has been inside a local bookstore, read the Rocky Mountain News,... More >>

  • Get a Job!

    published January 27, 2000

    He doesn't need to wear dark sunglasses and a hat. He doesn't have to resort to a fake name or unlisted phone number in order to avoid the... More >>

  • Where the Buffalo Moan

    published January 6, 2000

    It takes someone with a bit of a culinary wild side to try the appetizer of sliced buffalo tongue with caper sauce at The Fort in Morrison. Even... More >>

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