Pro-gun advocates, including members of the NRA and the Rocky Mountain Gun Owners club, held a rally today at Cherry Creek State Park, near where a memorial ceremony was being held for the victims of Aurora theater shootings, on the eve of the first anniversary of those events. The memorial ceremon ... More >>
Dueling gun-related events -- one condemning gun violence, the other condemning "big-city gun-grabbers" -- are scheduled tomorrow in Colorado. The first is sponsored by Mayors Against Illegal Guns and will coincide with the anniversary of the Aurora theater shooting. The second "counter-rally" is ... More >>
The 2013 Best of Denver issue is on stands now, and in its 196 pages you'll find Westword's picks for the best people, places and services in Denver. Along the way, we asked you to nominate and then vote for your favorites online, via paper ballots and through text messages during a poll that lasted ... More >>
Jennifer Goodland teaches Colorado history at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and she truly loves this state. On an unpaid sabbatical from teaching, since April she's been trekking across Colorado with the goal of photographing every town in this state. After photographing close to 400 plac ... More >>
Avoid the noise this weekend.There are a ton of music happenings going down this weekend, but for anyone not interested in loud noises streaming out of amplifiers for 48 hours straight, we have a slew of quiet-time activities to keep your ears from ringing. These include a bunch of movies, a ... More >>
Divide & Conquer! The Denver Roller Dolls are hosting the Continental Divide & Conquer (the 2011 Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association Championships) November 11-13, and tickets go on sale on Saturday with early-bird pricing through July 31. It ought to be quite a battle: The Rocky Moun ... More >>
It's going to be hot today in Denver. Damned hot. Too hot. Thinking of going for a run today? Forget it, you'll kill yourself out there. Thankfully Aquaman is coming to the rescue. "Aquaman, here in landlocked Colorado?" Yes, Aquaman.
Kristin Hermeler.Update: The Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office has released surveillance footage and photos of Kristin and Candice Hermeler, Australian twins who acted out a suicide pact at the Family Shooting Center; Kristin died, while Candice was gravely wounded but survived. The footage ce ... More >>
Quad rugby. On Sunday, hundreds of military veterans in wheelchairs will gather in Civic Center Park to kick off the 30th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games, which are being hosted for the first time in Denver. Events include wheelchair basketball, weightlifting, trap shooting and quad ... More >>
Jump aboard the Winter Distance Series.
In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>
In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>
These Siberians roll before gearing up to govern.
Rocky Mountain Shootout opens the sailing season
Cherry Creek State Park Shooting Center and Range
The Cherry Creek Shooting Center finds itself under the gun.
Mile High Marathon stays the course
From the week of November 21, 2002
From the week of November 14, 2002
Colorado's once and future governor wins points with bullets, not ballots.
Dog training area
Cherry Creek State Park
Defending their turf
Russell Johnson wages a war on weeds at Cherry Creek State Park.
The world may be in the hands of a bunch of hams on New Year's Eve.
Arapahoe County's most aggressive town wants to swallow up the area's prime commercial real estate. Can anything stop Greenwood Village?
Attorney Bob Bettenberg finds a probable cause for getting drunk drivers off.
PLANS TO PUT A "LEARNING CENTER" ON MT. EVANS LEAVE SOME FUMING.