Subject:

Eagle County

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    Video: ESPN's Skip Bayless Says Kobe Bryant's Colorado Rape Charge Gave Him "Sizzle"

    Plenty of Colorado sports fans know ESPN's Skip Bayless as an idiot if only for his advocacy of Tim Tebow as an NFL quarterback even when he wasn't guiding the Broncos to still-inexplicable victories. But Bayless took his usual meatheadedness to heretofore unforeseen levels when he recently suggeste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Kai Kelly, thirteen-year, accused of executing his dad, living with his body for days

    When a juvenile commits a crime, the press typically refrains from naming him. But some of the most prominent mainstream news agencies are identifying thirteen-year-old Kai Kelly, likely due to the shocking nature of his alleged crime and the fact that he's been formally charged with first-degree mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Brewery battles, aperitivos and Girl Scout cookies all on this weeks culinary calendar

    Colorado Craft Beer Week is in full swing, which means Denver venues will be overflowing with beer-related events. But since man cannot live by beer alone, there are plenty of non-brew activities on the culinary calendar. Here's a sampling. See also:Tavern Ballpark joins the lineup for The Rooftop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Uphill races, downhill races, jib jams, and other ways to celebrate winter this weekend

    The snow just keeps on coming up in the hills where it matters most, and conditions at most Colorado ski areas are as good as they get. There might be a few more inches of fresh powder on the way this weekend to top it off, according to OpenSnow.com meteorologist Joel Gratz, with bigger storms on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Emily Anderson admits trying to beat her boyfriend to death with a table leg

    In a booking photo provided to the press by the Eagle County District Attorney's Office, Emily Anderson looks friendly, charming and benign. But she apparently has another side to her personality -- one that came out last year, when she nearly beat her boyfriend to death using a table leg. Anderso ... More >>

  • News

    January 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Traci Cunningham's trip to car for beef jerky allegedly ends with her mom's murder

    This week, Aurora's Traci Cunningham was formally charged with murder in the death of her adoptive mother, Penelope, in Eagle County. But while there seems little doubt that she pulled the trigger, the circumstances of the case practically guarantee an unusual defense. According to her arrest affid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Marijuana: Eagle County okays recreational pot sales

    The Town of Vail may have banned recreational marijuana stores, but the Eagle County commissioners this week agreed to allow pot shops to open in unincorporated parts of the county. So Eagle County now joins neighbor and fellow tourist magnet Summit County in allowing recreational pot sales. The two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Cannabis Time Capsule, 1905: Mad scientist doctor will kill you with hash

    We know, we know: Halloween took place over a week ago. But this strange story out of the Eagle County Blade from 1905 about a real life mad scientist is just too good to not pass on to you, dear Colorado Cannabis Time Capsule reader. While what the doctor about inducing hallucinations through dru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Cannabis Time Capsule, 1901: Stoner fisherman tells a whopper of a tale

    It's a story as old as time: Man goes fishing, returns with no fish, but but manages to hook the tale of the one that just barely got away. Fortunately, an editor decided the results were newsworthy enough to make the September 7, 1901 edition of the Basalt Journal -- if only because it gave him a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2013

    Marijuana: Red Cliff officials hope recreational pot can help refill town coffers

    With more than two dozen cities and as many as fifty counties deciding against allowing recreational marijuana sales in one way or another, it seems that finding a legal bag of herb for sale come January 1 will be limited to a handful of locales. Some places are seeing this as a opportunity to dra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Noe Coronado and Jose Esparza's schmucky idea: Selling cocaine from a vacuum bag

    Back in the bad old days, when snorting cocaine was seen as a symbol of sophistication and cool, as opposed to indicating throwback sleaziness, the act of getting a line from that powdery, scratched up mirror to your nostril was often described as "Hoovering" -- as in, "Did you see Chad Hoovering up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Keaton Bell's schmucky decision: He stole guns from a SWAT team member

    You've got to figure there are a lot of ways to piss off a member of a SWAT team. But here's one that's certain to be near the top of the list: Steal his guns while he's fighting cancer. That's what Keaton Bell did. And now, he's going to pay in a big way -- by spending as much as ten years behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Cannabis Time Capsule: Man sells bunk weed, ounces go for $1

    In digging up old articles on cannabis in Colorado, we've come across a few stories that didn't warrant entire posts of their own. But they add up to something interesting, so we've compiled them for this week's edition of Colorado Cannabis Time Capsule. The first comes from the Camp Hale Ski-zette ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Crazy Mountain Brewery in Edwards plans a second brewery in the Denver area

    Crazy Mountain Brewing isn't leaving its home in Eagle County, but the rapidly-expanding beer-maker is looking for a spot in the Denver area to open a second brewery by the end of next year. "We are certainly eyeballing that possibility, and all options are on the table," says Crazy Mountain founde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Scott Gessler is off the hook from Westword, but not from everybody

    We won't be pressing charges against Scott Gessler for taking more than five copies of Westword -- although there have certainly been hints that we should call the Denver District Attorney's office to see if Colorado's controversial Secretary of State could be prosecuted for violating the state's ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Marijuana: Mason Tvert hopes AG John Suthers isn't hyping MMJ ban, his office says he's not

    John Suthers.​The continuing war of words between marijuana advocate Mason Tvert and Colorado Attorney General John Suthers shows no signs of ebbing. The latest? Tvert hopes Suthers isn't implicitly campaigning for a medical marijuana ban in Eagle County at an event slated for this evening.

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Luke Irvin Chrisco, porta-potty creep: More charges for spying at DMV, Target (VIDEO)

    Video below.​Update: Luke Irvin Chrisco, the man who became internationally famous for hiding in the tank of a porta-potty at a yoga festival in order to scope women's nether regions, cheerfully admits that peeping at females using toilets is practically a religion for him. And the details he' ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Another sex dispute between a Colorado woman and an L.A. Laker

    Shannon Brown, in an image from his MySpace page. Maybe Los Angeles Lakers players should keep it zipped when they visit Denver. Earlier this decade, Kobe Bryant spent month after month in legal hell after a woman said he'd sexually assaulted her, precipitating a media free-for-all in Eagle County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Ward without end, and other long-running controversies

    News is busting out all over today -- and not just in Denver District Judge Larry Naves's courtroom, where Ward Churchill may take the stand in his case against the University of Colorado, now starting week two. Or on the Auraria campus, where veteran newshounds of the Rocky Mountain News will un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Week in Review: 2/16/09 - 2/20/09

    All right, so we've reached the end of another work week in the Mile High City. While we can no longer brag about having the best selling band in the country, from what we can tell, Denver music is still on the minds and in the ears of at least a few prominent folks in what's left of the industry. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Leftover Salmon's Bill McKay will not be charged

    As noted by an attentive blog reader earlier today in the comments section of our original post, Leftover Salmon singer/keyboardist Bill McKay, who was arrested late last month on accusations that he drugged and assaulted a female acquaintance on New Year's Eve after a gig his band played in Edward ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2008

    Newt Gingrich parties with Muhammad Ali Hasan

    Remember Newt Gingrich? Speaker of the House. Contract with America. Quadrennially rumored Republican Presidential candidate. No? Well, the extremely wealthy Hasan family does, and they hosted Gingrich last Friday, June 20, at their $10 million Beaver Creek mansion, where Gingrich gave a speech to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2008

    A Perfect Match

    Eagle County Republican candidate Muhammad Ali Hasan, who is 27, has had his share of road bumps in his quest for House District 56. The flamboyant founder of Muslims for Bush and son of multimillionaire HMO executive Malik Hasan, Ali had to switch races – he originally coveted a Senate seat – ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008

    Ali Need is Love

    Alison Miller, the ex-girlfriend and former publicist for Republican Statehouse candidate Muhammad Ali Hasan, has asked to withdraw her request for a restraining order against the Eagle County politician and businessman, according to this story in the Vail Daily. Miller said the case was causing “ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008

    An Order in Ali's Court

    The Summit Daily News has reported on former Westword cover boy and current state representative candidate Muhammad Ali Hasan, saying his ex-girlfriend and unofficial campaign coordinator Alison Miller has filed a temporary restraining order against him. "Miller accused Hasan, a Republican who is ru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2008

    KUVO's New Expansion Plan

    In the January 10 Message column, Gene Craven (pictured), the new president and general manager of KUVO/89-3 FM, Denver's jazz-centric public-radio station, talked about his desire to expand the outlet's reach. A couple of weeks later, he's already moving forward with this plan. On January 23, the s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 2, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 1, 2007

    HD Radio: The Original Vail Plan

    As noted in this July 24 More Messages blog, former Colorado Public Radio board member Frances Koncilja, who resigned from the organization over her objections to a series of planned moves, is part of a new website that largely focuses on CPR. For proof, check out a recent entry revealing inside inf ... More >>

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    Back to School Special

    East High gets a guest lecture in Funny

  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005
  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Panty Raid

    From JonBenét to Kobe Bryant, Colorado gets hung out to dry.

  • News

    August 12, 2004

    Kobe or Not Kobe?

    Before there was Kobe Bryant, there was Kobe, Colorado. Guess which one disappeared.

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    Off Limits

    Blinding justice

  • People & Places

    March 25, 2004

    Best Scandal Magnet for the Media

    The Kobe Bryant experience

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Pop Quiz

    Kobe's big adventure

    January 15, 2004

  • News

    November 20, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    Outta Sight!
    November 20, 2003

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Off Limits

    The dangle angle

  • News

    August 28, 2003

    Open Season

    Time to give Denver the business.

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    The Message

    Welcome to Kobeville

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Off Limits

    With friends like these...

  • News

    March 14, 2002

    Spin Cycle

    A page-one story about Bill Owens was wrong. So why isn't the governor angry?

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of February 1, 2001

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Target Practice

    A class-action suit becomes a vehicle for racial justice.

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of May 4

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Where the Sidewalk Ends

    Even if one community turns them down, developers always know they can get what they want from another.

  • News

    March 26, 1998

    Game of the Century

    The high-stakes real estate maneuvering behind Vail's newest expansion dreams.

  • News

    May 9, 1996

    That Fits the Bill

    Need some special-interest legislation? Here's how this year's session measures up

  • News

    August 24, 1994

    MT. PAPERWORK

    ADAM'S RIB SKI-AREA DEVELOPER BLANKETS POLITICIANS WITH A BUREAUCRATIC BLIZZARD.

  • More >>
Loading...