Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword, Denver’s News and Arts weekly, in 1977; she’s been the editor there ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly Colorado Public Television roundtable Colorado Inside Out, the former president of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies -- a post that got her an unexpected interview with former President Bill Clinton in front of a thousand people (while she was in flip-flops) -- and played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City.
2 days ago | Colorado History
"Get a Room." That's what Hannah Thollot titled this photograph of her parents smooching, which has been chosen as the top awkward family photo in Colorado. "We were taking family photos before I left for college," remembers Thollot, "It was Augus...
8 days ago | Colorado History
Today is the 152nd anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, that dark day in Colorado history when over 200 Cheyenne and Arapahoe — mostly women, children and elderly — were killed at a peaceful camp along Sand Creek by volunteers led by Colonel Jo...
14 days ago | Lists
So you're headed to Denver International Airport, along with about ten million other people. If you're lucky, the wait at security (currently 27 minutes at the south checkpoint) could be the shortest wait you encounter; bad weather in other parts ...
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19 days ago | Environment
Plutonium has a half-life of 24,100 years — and it looks like stories about the former Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons plant, which produced plutonium triggers for bombs at a facility sixteen miles northwest of Denver, could keep coming for about as l...