How much pot is going to be sold next year in Colorado as a result of Amendment 64's passage is one of those great unknowns that has given officials across the state a big headache as they try to predict tax revenues. Costs associated with the legalization of this once forbidden plant are another va ... More >>
Mayor Michael Hancock held his second "Cabinet in the Community" town-hall meeting Saturday morning at the transformed Rude Recreation Center in west Denver -- a physical manifestation of his campaign promise to "reconnect people to their government." Even if there were more government representativ ... More >>
A year after taking office, Mayor Michael Hancock delivered his first State of the City address this morning, promoting a range of priorities, including restructuring the police department, increasing programs for children and a new online initiative he is calling "e-Denver." That's right, Denver is ... More >>
Yee-haw! The National Western Stock Show has saddled up for the future. Although NWSS chairman Jerry McMorris passed away yesterday, leaders went through with the announcement of a deal that will help steer the direction of the Stock Show, expanding it beyond an every-January event into more of a ye ... More >>
Mayor Michael Hancock was supposed to be the headliner at an event to celebrate the year's inaugural B-cycle ride and Selection Monday for the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, whose Final Four takes place in Denver March 30-April 3. But Hizzoner was under the weather, so Deputy Mayor Cary Kennedy ... More >>
Cary Kennedy.Michael Hancock may have gotten off to a sleepy start as the mayor-elect (more like a nightmare, dealing with that Denver Players mess). But with yesterday's introduction of his "Dream Team" to steer the city's financial future, Hancock's administration is definitely waking up.
Jay Cutler.Step right up to these Denver blog posts. Mile High Report poster Royal Fan polls readers about whether Jay Cutler should be booed when he returns to Invesco in a Bears uni. Consensus thus far: Yes! Colorado Pols: The redistricting "Kumbaya Committee" is teetering. Square State' ... More >>
Note: This story cartoon will appear in this week's issue of Westword. Politicians and tarot decks are amazingly similar. Both were created for trick-taking games, and both are largely used by the foolhardy to foretell the future. The personalities of Colorado's most widely known politicians ... More >>
#4 of the 22 Major Arcana: Cary Kennedy, the Empress...
J-Muscle, indeed.Is the media beating this whole Jersey Shore thing to death? Definitely. Are we here at Westword going to join in on beatin' up the beat? Damn right. Being the thoughtful and responsible journalists that we are, we decided to use the "Jersey Shore Nickname Generator" to crea ... More >>