There were definitely signs. When Westword was working on "Mr. Right?," our cover story on Ali Hassan, the son of a political powerhouse couple who was recruited by the Republican Party to run for the House District 56 seat in 2008, the 27-year-old candidate took a break from the interview for a qui ... More >>
Leadville has a long, colorful history. Colorful enough even without the latest colorful chapter: the much-publicized arrest in Ireland of Leadville-come-lately resident Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, a 31-year-old blond, single mom whose own mother -- also a recent addition to the Leadville lineup -- ... More >>
The $40 million bug...Yesterday, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the federal government would devote $40 million to dealing with the bark-beetle problem that's turned wooded areas in Colorado and other western states from green to brown. Governor Bill Ritter, who wrote a ... More >>
The candidate. Muhammad Ali Hasan, the energetic and unusual candidate for state legislature, will not become the next state representative for Eagle and Summit counties. The immensely wealthy son of Seeme and Malik Hasan -- profiled last January in "Is This Muslim Republican Mr. Right or the Big ... More >>
Ali Hasan is young, rich and brash, and plans to follow in his parents' political footsteps cowboy boots and all.