Less than an hour after the plane dropped them off, Eric Larsen and Ryan Waters saw the polar bear tracks. The two Boulder-based explorers were just beginning their campaign to complete a rare, unsupported land-to-pole trek, walking almost 500 miles across the sea ice from Canada's Arctic shores to ... More >>
Dogs just want to have fun -- and fortunately, Denver has no shortage of places where you can take your pet. The Mile High City has dog-friendly salons, bars, stores and parks, of course. Here are ten places you and your dog will love this summer: See also: - Photos: Ten favorite dog names in Color ... More >>
This week's cover story, "The Dogs of War," examines increased efforts to eradicate prairie dogs around the metro Denver area -- particularly in Stapleton, where developers and park managers have found it easier to poison the pesky rodents than relocate them. That's stirred up outrage from advocacy ... More >>
A Hallmark Channel television series about a young woman in 1910 who takes a teaching job in a rural coal-mining town could be shot in Colorado if the state legislature sets aside more money during the next fiscal year for the state's popular film incentives program. Last week, the Colorado Economi ... More >>
Last year, lawmakers approved new film incentives to lure Hollywood back to Colorado after movie-makers had largely abandoned the state for cheaper locales. Seven months into the program, nearly $4 million in rebates and other perks have been approved. The lineup of movies that will say "Action!" in ... More >>
GZA @ SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 9/22/12 "I don't have a hypeman, so you're my hype man," Killer Mike tells the crowd two songs into his set. "So get hype, motherfuckers." The crowd is more than happy to comply. Opening with the first three songs from his new album, the emcee emits a raw energy on stage t ... More >>
Chances are you've seen -- and screamed at -- some of Ed Edmunds' work, whether you realize it or not. The artist is responsible for creating the creepy animatronics in haunted houses all over Colorado, as well as for making custom projects like set pieces for Alice Cooper. Edmunds' Greeley c ... More >>
It takes a certain type of person to step into an alligator pen or to play with a giant snake, but Jay Young of Colorado Gators Reptile Park in Mosca does just that, every single day. We caught up with him to see if our fantasies of living in reptile utopia -- riding giant tortoises and wrest ... More >>
Flickr The prairie dogs of Peña Boulevard are getting evicted. As the Denver Post reports today, RTD is attempting to relocate hundreds of critters living along the route of the future train to Denver International Airport. If they can't find new homes, another option is to kill them and ma ... More >>
It's impossible to say what the weirdest part about this photo is. The only albino alligator in Colorado -- and it's pretty weird that there is even one -- celebrates his birthday tomorrow. Well, it's not really his birthday, but it is the first anniversary of his arrival at the Colorado Gato ... More >>
Lots of puns involved, unfortunatelyThe Super Bowl is the biggest TV event of the year. And not just for the actual game -- it affords the host station a massive audience for the post-game show (Glee this year) and other stations the opportunity of 106 million potential channel surfers in Ame ... More >>
City Hall will be going to the dogs today, with pit bull protesters converging on the building at 14th and Bannock streets at 11 a.m. today -- if the protesters can get around all that Big Air scaffolding. But there's already plenty of hot air in the dog-eat-dog world of pit bulls.
Somehow did not die.Let's say you're trying to get to the top of Mount Rainier in Washington State. You're walking along with your buddy across a snow bridge, and all of a sudden it collapses, plunging you into an 80-foot-deep crevasse, causing an avalanche and killing your buddy, leaving you ... More >>
Let's get this poppin'Pickings tend to run pretty slim in January, as far as holidays go -- in fact, our extensive research of googling a couple of things revealed exactly zero legit, nationally sanctioned holidays this week. Maybe what with Christmas and New Year's and Hanukkah and Kwanzaa a ... More >>
That arched eyebrow will pop!After watching HD television for a while, viewers tend to consider standard channels to be hopelessly fuzzy. It's like looking at the world through the bottom of a Coke bottle. So local Comcast spokewoman Cindy Parsons has good news for every subscriber who wishe ... More >>
Steven Clay Romero won't be getting his own show on Animal Planet.Some individuals accused of crimes wind up generating a significant amount of sympathy -- but that's unlikely to happen for Steven Clay Romero -- because of what he's accused of doing to a dog named Buddy. Late yesterday, a gr ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Colorado State UniversityAhhhhhh... so pretty... Move over, Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker. Surrogate motherhood isn't just for celebrities anymore. Or humans. Or the living. Last May, a tornado cut a swath through much of Windsor, Colorado, and among its victims was ... More >>
Last night's Labyrinth screening at Film on the Rocks was close to magical. I settled in at a prompt 7:30 p.m., preparing for amusement and delight when Ukulele Loki's Gadabout Orchestra took the stage. The group of annoying, loudmouthed teenagers a few rows behind me (I must be getting old) made se ... More >>
Wild Animal Crunch Kellogg's Rating: One and a half spoons out of four Cereal description: The cereal pieces, a mash-up of oat, wheat and corn flour that suggests the manufacturing process used to make plywood, are tan in hue with light brown streaks running through them. Shape-wide, they're meant ... More >>
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