Despite reassurances, questions continue to be raised about the financial health of the Denver Post following the bankruptcy of the Journal Register Company, sister firm of MediaNews Group, the Post's owner. But Post city editor Kevin Vaughan insists that sinking-ship fears had nothing to do with hi ... More >>
People aren't usually prosecuted for lying to get out of jury duty. If they were, the court system would have a mighty tough time finding enough jurors to determine the guilt or innocence of the non-jurors.
Then again, most people who pull off this gambit don't concoct as elaborate a scheme as the ... More >>
Dave Krieger is one of the truly outstanding newspaper sports columnists at work today -- not only in Denver, but the country as a whole. Yet as of next week, he'll be giving up his role at the Denver Post in favor of a full-time co-hosting position at KOA radio.
Why? Krieger reveals that he'd hope ... More >>
Dan Hawkins.Last year, Dan Hawkins so thoroughly wrecked CU football that his sacking appeared inevitable. Hence, my post dubbing Hawkins a dead man talking, because he seemed to think he could yammer his way out of getting fired -- which he did, to the shock of all. Now, after an even worse ... More >>
Laura Frank.With resources and revenues for print and broadcast news operations continuing to shrink, investigative journalism -- a vital form, but among the field's most expensive -- is becoming more rare with each passing day. But former Rocky Mountain News reporter Laura Frank thinks she's ... More >>
Tim Tebow, cover boy.When I stepped into my kitchen this morning, I found the cover of the latest edition of 5280 -- the one featuring Tim Tebow and the question, "The Second Coming?" -- taped to our cereal cabinet along with a Post-It from my daughter that read: "Should we burn it or pray to ... More >>
"You've got to admit, I am pretty damn hot. Looking, I mean."In our Denver Blogs feature last Thursday, we reacted with amazement upon discovering a credible local blogger -- Mile High Report's Tim Lynch -- who actually thought the Broncos would be wise to obtain the services of Cleveland QB ... More >>
A Flickr photo.The end of baseball season is always a sad day, no matter when or how it ends. It means, among other things, that Saturday-afternoon errands will no longer be buoyed by the baseball on the car radio; that excuses to drink $9 drafts and yell at grown men are limited to Sundays; ... More >>
Gargi Chakrabarty, left, at a DU awards ceremony last year.
When the Rocky Mountain News went down for the count in February, the Denver Post brought aboard a slew of the tabloid's brand names: Mike Littwin, Dave Krieger, Lynn Bartels, Kevin Vaughan, etc. In addition, the paper also reached out to ... More >>
Lots of news organizations, including this one, have embraced Twitter -- but few have done so with as much vigor (and volume) as the Denver Post. The broadsheet's Twitter page lists more than twenty feeds specific to the paper, with some contributed by departments or topics (e.g. crime news and po ... More >>
Here they are, Josh and Jay: your new role models.
"Not sure I actually wanted to revisit high school, but thanks to the Broncos, we don't have much choice," writes Dave Krieger at the top of his Denver Post column this morning, and truer words were never typed. During interviews yesterday, Broncos ... More >>
Lots of folks expected that Hall of Fame baseball writer Tracy Ringolsby would be among the former Rocky Mountain News journalists who'd find a new home at the Denver Post, including us. He was one of the five Rocky stars we thought might soon be moving from one floor of the Denver ... More >>
The most dogged and enterprising journalist to write about the Rocky Mountain News' closure saga came from the Rocky's own newsroom. Business columnist and reporter David Milstead broke story after story. For example, he unearthed a confidential letter from executives at E.W. Scripp ... More >>
Photo by Anthony Camera.Kevin Vaughan, a Rocky reporter who'll soon be writing for the Denver Post.
Almost two months ago, Michael Roberts offered an all-star list of five Rocky Mountain News staffers that he suggested the Denver Post hire should the News shut down.Now, with the News's last day tom ... More >>
Business writer David Milstead and sports columnist Dave Krieger (pictured) are two of the genuine standouts on the Rocky Mountain News staff -- and in the past day or so, both have penned articles that consider the plight of their paper, which was put up for sale by parent company E.W. Scripps la ... More >>
What are people saying about the Broncos' new coach? Well ...
Terrell Davis, the former Bronco and current NFL Network analyst, thinks McDaniels, at 32, is too young. The Mile High Report thinks he's too much like Belichick. Our own Michael Roberts thinks he's too offensive-minded. The Rocky's Dave ... More >>
As soon as I heard that Joe Sakic had broken three fingers in a freak snowblower accident, I immediately flashed on all the other bizarre injuries suffered by Colorado athletes in recent years -- and I wasn't alone. The Rocky Mountain News' Dave Krieger -- who made our list of marquee talents the D ... More >>