The latest skiing deaths to take place in Colorado were not at a resort, but a backcountry area near Nokhu Crags, south of Cameron Pass.
The human victim was Joe Philpott, a 26-year-old CSU student and experienced skier who was enjoying the beauty of a Colorado day with a friend, 24-year-old Alex W ... More >>
Artopia, Westword's eighteenth annual celebration of Denver's arts and culture scene, takes place this Saturday in the Golden Triangle. The event features live music and DJs, fine artists, poets, culinary artists and cocktail creatives at City Hall, the Living Room, Salty Dog and Bar Standard. Visi ... More >>
Yeah, the Colorado Rockies don't have an "elite starting pitcher." They don't have a "guy who has played third base in the majors before." They don't have a "reliable fourth outfielder." You know what the Rockies do have? A bunch of old guys! Also, they have some youngins' they're relying on and two ... More >>
Cuddyer.While other teams like the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are spilling money on free agents like a drunk at the bar who just won the lotto, the Rockies are making un-sexy yet sound acquisitions. The latest and best came Friday when word leaked that the Rockies were cl ... More >>
Street.After your Colorado Rockies traded closer Huston Street to the San Diego Padres yesterday for a player to be named later, General Manager Dan O'Dowd made sure to tell MLB.com that the organization didn't just dump money in the deal, but created opportunities for players inside the orga ... More >>
Troy Tulowitzki.Examining the Rockies' season is a lot like an autopsy. Something has gone horribly wrong and now it's time to figure out why. At the beginning of the season the Rockies had very legitimate aspirations of winning their first National League West division title, if not more. Th ... More >>
Pomeranz.Drew Pomeranz eats appendectomies and shits perfect innings. And now, the prize of the Ubaldo Jimenez trade is officially a major-league baseball player.
Just over two weeks after having an emergency appendectomy, Pomeranz pitched three perfect innings yesterday for the Tulsa Drille ... More >>
Ubaldo Jimenez.The Rockies won't know how they made out on the Ubaldo Jimenez trade until next year at the earliest.
But based on Jimenez's first two starts with the Cleveland Indians, especially last night's gem, Colorado could be feeling some seller's remorse.
Ubaldo Jimenez.Watching Ubaldo Jimenez in the first half of last season was like nothing Rockies fans have ever experienced. The franchise has never had an elite ace the rest of the league was jealous of, and Jimenez was historically great to start last season. But everything that has happene ... More >>
After last week's Poptimystic in which we questioned the value of Next Big Sound's new Billboard charts, company co-founder Alex White got in touch to clarify some things.
Our complaint with the more compelling of the two charts, the NBS25, was that it never features the same artists twice, ... More >>
In October, we profiled the Boulder start-up Next Big Sound, which seemed poised to shake the struggling music industry by using social media sites like MySpace, Facebook and Twitter to discover break-out bands. Now that Billboard has unveiled its new "Social 50" chart powered by Next Big Sou ... More >>
Thanks to recording programs like GarageBand and social-music sites such as MySpace, Twitter and Last.fm, it's never been easier for wannabe superstars to record and distribute music. But how to find rock and roll's future among all this discordant noise? As described in this week's feature, ... More >>