Steve Alvarez

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  • 16 years ago | News

    Lieutenant Kurt Williams likes the way things used to be. As a career narc for the Denver Police Department, he used to be a member of the unofficial drug-cop association known as the Kilo Club. The club was the cops' way to identify drug-enforcem...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Martin Ramirez stands behind a counter at the Botanica y Yerberia Caridad del Cobre, beneath six rattlesnake skins and beside a display case filled with nearly 300 oils and even more perfumes and colognes, all neatly organized by category: potions...

  • 16 years ago | News

    A white sun burned down on more than 350,000 sweat-speckled art fans; vivid colors painted the streets. Aromas from 26 restaurants rode the hot summer breeze, pushed by the sounds of musicians in the distance; more than 200 artists sat quietly whi...

  • 17 years ago | News

    Shea Davis and two friends, Katie Koshka and Allie Grenier, were headed home after shooting pool last August 24 when they stopped at the King Soopers store at 88th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard to return a page from Davis's mother. That 35-cent p...

  • 17 years ago | News

    As Erin Ault rode RTD's route 15 bus on the evening of November 29, 1998, he heard what sounded like a muffled popgun. Seconds later, other passengers on the bus began to scream at RTD driver Daniel Boyer, pleading with him not to stop. Ahead, clo...