The February 26 Denver Post featured a lengthy article on Joneen Mackenzie and how she became a crusader for abstinence education -- a crusade she leads through her Center for Relationship Education, which is funded by a pair of grants, including one approved by the Colorado Board of Educatio ... More >>
Campaigners are getting serious about the next election, but would-be candidates missed a golden opportunity in the Golden Triangle when they failed to lease the space at 1100 Bannock Street most recently occupied by the Michael Hancock campaign.
Michael Hancock wasn't the only big winner last night. His campaign headquarters at 1100 Bannock Street just scored another major victory. This could be the luckiest address in town, a golden spot in the Golden Triangle.
Otis Taylor may or may not be one of them.In its five years of existence so far, the Curious Theatre Company has lured some pretty prodigious figures into its annual Denver Stories production, where it pairs local celebrities with playwrights and has them produce autobiographical short plays; ... More >>
Bill Ritter.Yesterday, Governor Bill Ritter and Colorado School of Mines President Bill Scoggins revealed the new permanent location for Colorado's "Goodwill" moon rock. From now on, you'll be able to find the once lost and recently found rock at the School of Mines' Museum of Geology.
Brian Vicente.Yesterday, with as little fanfare as possible, Governor Bill Ritter signed two bills, HB 1284 and SB 109, designed to regulate Colorado's medical marijuana industry. MMJ advocates like Matt Brown hail the legislation. But Sensible Colorado's Brian Vicente sees them as flawed l ... More >>
Stephanie Villafuerte's U.S. Attorney nomination just keeps getting more complicated.The nomination of Stephanie Villafuerte as U.S. Attorney wasn't supposed to have been this complicated. But in recent weeks, implications that she may have improperly participated in accessing a criminal data ... More >>
Jon Caldara makes his feelings known.Late Thursday afternoon, the Independence Institute, a right-leaning think tank, published an article revealing that only one of Governor Bill Ritter's cabinet members had filed a conflict-of-interest report despite an executive order requiring that everyo ... More >>
This week's shmuck is state Senate minority leader Josh Penry of Grand Junction. He's also gunning for Bill Ritter's Governor job, and the short version of the past few weeks' convoluted saga of schmuckitude is that Penry cares a lot more about his political future than his constituents. (Whi ... More >>
Governor Bill Ritter took a break from his budget-busting business last week to pop by the Paramount Theater, where he presented Loretta Lynn with a plaque commemorating her induction into the Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame. The Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame? Yeah, I hadn't heard of i ... More >>
Right before he headed into his lovefest/confirmation hearing for the Secretary of the Interior post, still-Senator Ken Salazar and new Senator Mark Udall sent President-elect Barack Obama the names of three candidates for U.S. attorney, since that post generally goes with the winning party, and Rep ... More >>
At gatherings on New Year's Day, the talk was all about when Governor Bill Ritter will announce a new senator -- and, of course, just who his pick will be to replace Ken Salazar, Barack Obama's choice to head the Department of the Interior. Technically, there's no hurry; Salazar's confirmation hear ... More >>
The holidays push most action off the public calendar this week. Tonight at 5:30 p.m., Denver City Council will start the process of stuffing someone's stocking with coal: Over the next few weeks, councilmembers will decide whether to grant landmark status to two, '60s-era Hornbein and Wh ... More >>
At 9:30 a.m. this morning, Governor Bill Ritter will announce Colorado's next secretary of state, the culmination of a six-week process that officially started on the night of November 4, when Mike Coffman was elected to replace Tom Tancredo in the sixth congressional district. Although Ritter had ... More >>
For lease: the luckiest building in Denver. Four years ago, this space at 11th Avenue and Bannock Street was home to the Ken Salazar for Senate campaign -- a race that Colorado's then-attorney general won easily when the Republicans lined up behind Peter Coors, whose candidacy fell flatter tha ... More >>
Plane talk about the state's homegrown airline.
Losing our cool over Colorado's Cool Biz.
Putting the high back into the Mile High City.
For the first time since 2005, the Post's editorial board opines on the front page.
Onetime Post city editor Evan Dreyer has gone from covering the news to helping make it, as Bill Ritter's communications director.
The legislature redefines a public nuisance
Denver's entire law-enforcement community seems to think we need a bigger house. But a few holdouts say that first we need wiser law enforcement
The candidates in the Denver's DA's race refuse to come to order.
YOUNG DELINQUENTS CHURN OUT ARTWORK TO EARN MONEY FOR RESTITUTION.