<< Previous Page  |  1  |  ...  |  392  |  ...  |  784  |  ...  |  1176  |  ...  |  1446  |  1447  |  1448  |  ...  |  1568  |  Next Page >> 28921 - 28940 of 31343

  • Article

    Hell, No, We Won't Grow! - A new bill proposes leaving rural areas openand developed areas denser than your average pro-growth legislator.

    A proposal that would radically change the way Colorado grows and curb urban sprawl is on a collision course with the Colorado Legislature. And if lawmakers turn the idea down--again--Colorado voters will likely have the final say. The Colorado ...

    by Stuart Steers on January 14, 1999
  • Article

    Off Limits

    Look out below! On Monday, as officials of Colorado Ski Country USA proclaimed their neutrality on the issue of helmets on the slopes (last week the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recommended that skiers and snowboarders use that pesky prote...

    on January 14, 1999
  • Article

    Hoop-De-Doo

    Have you heard? The Denver Nuggets are serious about winning. About winning games and winning back the hearts of the fans. Of course, Napoleon was serious about winning at Waterloo. The Germans probably liked their chances in Stalingrad. And the...

    by Bill Gallo on January 14, 1999
  • Article

    Letters

    For Adults Only It upsets me that your recent covers--the December 31 Year in Review and the January 7 issue--have been so vile. You have a right to print whatever you like, but surely parents have a right to go out to dinner with their kids with...

    on January 14, 1999
  • Article

    See What Develops

    Here's my tortured premise. Just after 11:59 p.m. December 31, 1999, the Y2K disaster occurs, all right, but not exactly as foreseen. Instead of moving into the year 2000, not only do our computers roll back to 1900, but so does our computer-d...

    by Robin Chotzinoff on January 14, 1999
  • Article

    A New Dress for the Old Gal - If Art Greer has his way, Diamond Lil's will be a porno palace Denver can be proud of.

    A couple of years ago, Art Greer developed an interest in local history and began working to revive the decrepit neighborhood just northeast of LoDo. The area is one of the few that hasn't been goosed by the proximity of Coors Field, but convincing t...

    by Eric Dexheimer on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Nursing a Grudge - Jerry Ritchie doesn't like Meridian retirement homes or owner Trish Nagel. She'd like Jerry to keep quiet -- and she has the money to make him.

    Jerry Ritchie is dying. He has emphysema, and as he moves around his small Arvada apartment, he carefully steps over the plastic tubes that link him to an oxygen tank. For the last several years, Ritchie has been in and out of hospitals and nursing h...

    by Stuart Steers on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Don't Call the Cops! - Employees at the Denver VA say they're being harassed by their own police.

    The Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a place where people expect to get healed, not hurt. But one center employee says he was in serious pain after the hospital's chief of police confronted him about $80 worth of unpaid parking tickets he'd ...

    by Tony Perez-Giese on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Off Limits

    Be afraid. Be very afraid: Bill Owens has yet to take office, and already people are raining on his parade. For starters, there's Tracy Rogers, former office manager for his brother, lieutenant governor-elect and student-loan scofflaw Joe Rogers, who...

    on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Parting Shots - Members of the Colorado Xplosion have one last lunch together.

    The Colorado Xplosion finally rated a front-page story in the Denver Post's December 23 sports section. The team's accomplishment? Going out of business. The demise of the American Basketball League didn't come as a complete surprise, however, s...

    by C.J. Janovy on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Season's Greeting

    It is still the holiday season on the windy, treeless plain that is Dove Valley, and the man who's overseen the Denver Broncos media machine for 21 seasons is in a mood for parables. "Say your car is stalled on the railroad track," Jim Saccomano begi...

    by Bill Gallo on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Savage Love

    Dan Savage has been writing "Savage Love," a nationally syndicated sex-advice column, for seven years--enough time to become an expert on everything from women's orgasms to safe sex to abusive boyfriends to Hollywood blockbusters to gerbils. Have a q...

    by Dan Savage on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    The Long Road Home

    For drama, it didn't come close to a young man tortured and strung up like a scarecrow on a fence beside a lonely strip of Wyoming asphalt. Which meant that for the media, it barely rated a mention. On November 1, 1993, a battered body was found...

    by Patricia Calhoun on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Letters

    Airheads The symbol of a blow-up doll on your December 31 Year in Review issue was particularly appropriate, since Westword is so often full of hot air. Jayne Riley Denver It has been refreshing to move to a new city and discover origi...

    on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Home Alone

    Bryan Scheferkort left behind a hundred bad memories on the streets of Denver, but he can't shake one image that will always remind him of the year he spent without a home. One night last spring, at about 2 a.m., he and three friends were smo...

    by Harrison Fletcher on January 7, 1999
  • Article

    Strange but True

    Colorado truly was an altered state in 1998. A Boulder manufacturer of Halloween "Dracula Fangs" sued a competitor for selling allegedly identical devices known as "Fangtastics." A fourteen-year-old sexual assault suspect was arrested in Boulde...

    on December 31, 1998
  • Article

    This Year Blows! - Kissing off a year of six-minute smooches and sex-toy cigars.

    Since the moment Michael Kennedy made unfortunate contact with a tree on an Aspen ski slope on New Year's Eve 1997, it's all been downhill for Colorado. If 1997 had been a peak year for the state--which attracted international attention with its...

    on December 31, 1998
  • Article

    Hall of Shame - You'd have to go a fur piece to find bigger embarrassments.

    Pat and Annabel Bowlen Corporate Welfare King and Queen Years ago, when Canadian millionaire Pat Bowlen started angling for a new stadium, one with deep revenue streams and luxury boxes that he hadn't already sold off, image consultants warne...

    on December 31, 1998
  • Article

    Losers No More

    It was the year of Hurricane Mitch and Typhoon Monica, of Governor Ventura and King Viagra. It was the year they finally played college football at Mile High Stadium (Colorado 42, Colorado State 14), the year Harry Caray and his "Holy Cow!" died. It ...

    by Bill Gallo on December 31, 1998
  • Article

    Letters

    Green Acres I loved Stuart Steers's December 17 article, "The Village People," on the Greenwood Village annexation. Having taught at Cherry Creek High School for over 25 years, I have some experience with what Greenwood Village considers "solutio...

    on December 31, 1998
<< Previous Page  |  1  |  ...  |  392  |  ...  |  784  |  ...  |  1176  |  ...  |  1446  |  1447  |  1448  |  ...  |  1568  |  Next Page >> 28921 - 28940 of 31343
Denver Concert Tickets

From the Print Edition

A tour through the ten states of Colorado

Denver may be the state capital, but it’s surrounded by areas so different they could be different worlds -- or at least separate states. In honor of Colorado Day, which… More >>

Prosperity in Texas has a way of rising and falling with the oil business. But not for everyone. Prosperity in Texas has a way of rising and falling with the oil business. But not for everyone.

It was like landing on the moon. The thought ricocheted through Joleena Malugani's mind as she took in the vast, dusty expanse of the corner of West Texas claimed by… More >>

Readers weigh in on art, food and farming

"Hard Realities," Gretchen Kurtz, July 17 On Guard I have dined at Guard and Grace twice and no more. I prefer to support the ethos that guides the kitchen at… More >>

Dear Mexican: All Mexican food is the same

Dear Mexican: What is with the many gringos/gabachos who constantly slaughter Spanish words? Spanish is easy to pronounce (and spell) compared to English. The vowels (a, e, i, o, u)… More >>

Dear Stoner: What's the difference between earwax and shatter? Dear Stoner: What's the difference between earwax and shatter?

Dear Stoner: Can you just brew up cannabis like tea and drink it to get stoned? I figure a bud in a teabag in the morning is much easier than… More >>

Dear Stoner: Can non-residents buy edibles in Colorado? Dear Stoner: Can non-residents buy edibles in Colorado?

Dear Stoner: My dad lives in Aurora, and we're coming out for his 75th birthday party. My wife has never smoked pot (or anything, not even cigarettes) but suffers from… More >>

Reader: "Thank God for gardens -- they give life, food"

"Growing Concerns," Kyle Harris, july 17 Way to Grow! Excellent article. Tragic. I am afraid all of Denver has fallen victim to gentrification. One man's progress is another man's demise.… More >>

Dear Mexican: Why do your people stay in the U.S.?

Dear Mexican: I am from an Arabic-speaking country. After my education is completed here, I'll be returning to my country or to Kuala Lumpur. Since I've been in this country,… More >>

Readers weigh in on the state's fracking debate

"Frack Attack!," Alan Prendergast, July 10 What the Frack? Another excellent story by Alan Prendergast. Thank you for injecting some sanity into the hysterical — on all sides — discussion… More >>

Dear Stoner: How much THC equals a lethal dose? Dear Stoner: How much THC equals a lethal dose?

Dear Stoner: I know that you cannot OD by smoking weed, but what about ingesting it? There are some very strong eatables; what if I get the munchies on marijuana… More >>

Loading...