For the past six months or so, the Eagle County Sheriff's Office says William Amaya was renting a room from his aunt and uncle, Mayra Lorena Lopez, 40, and Eliseo Lopez, 42. But now, both of them are dead, leaving their teenage sons orphans -- and Amaya is being held in relation to the crime. Here's ... More >>
Who's the bigger schmuck -- the guy who leads the way when it comes to schmucky behavior, or the friend who goes along with everything, then claims afterward that it wasn't really his fault? Ponder this eternal question while perusing the tale of Robert Lee Larsen, ringleader of a drunken crime spr ... More >>
We've all experienced the excitement of hitting the road for a much-deserved trip into the high country, followed swiftly by the disappointment of getting stuck in a traffic jam as a result of endless construction delays. To help drivers avoid such nightmares, the Colorado Department of Transportati ... More >>
After a voter advocacy group offered proof that county clerks and other election officials could identify how specific people voted -- which would violate a citizen's basic right to a secret ballot -- Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced an "emergency rule" effective immediately that ... More >>
A Colorado voter advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against the Colorado Secretary of State and six county clerks, arguing that ballots in the current system are traceable -- violating voters' right to secret, anonymous ballots. This flaw, the group says, exposes Coloradans to voter intimidation an ... More >>
Back in February, we told you about a Vail sex assault investigation targeting three Kent Denver students. The trio in question evaded criminal charges in the case, but the story's not over. None of the three is returning to the exclusive, ultra-pricey private school, and the father of an expelled s ... More >>
Today, her stack of foreclosure paperwork is four feet tall. But in 2009, Donna Fasi's troubles began with one letter: Wells Fargo notified her that the fixed-rate mortgage on her 36-acre farm in Gypsum, Colorado would be adjusting to a higher interest rate. She struggled, for weeks and then months, ... More >>
In February, we told you about the arrest of former Basalt High school basketball coach Lauren Redfern, accused of having sex with a student. Now, however, a plea deal is reportedly in the works for a reduced charge that would keep her off the sex-offender registry. Was the age of the student in que ... More >>
Lauren Redfern.Lauren Redfern ignored that old warning about how you can never go home again. A star basketball player for Basalt High School prior to her 2004 graduation, she took over as the squad's head coach in 2010 and worked as a health teacher. Now, however, she's expected to be proces ... More >>
Jared Polis.Jared Polis and his longtime partner, Marlin Reis, are expecting their first baby this September. But the media and members of the public shouldn't have any expectations about learning more details. At least not yet.
Today is the 9th annual international observance of Go Skateboarding Day, a Summer Solstice celebration that's just our style. The skater holiday was originally created as a marketing ploy by the International Association of Skateboard Companies, but has since been embraced by public skatepar ... More >>
The Aspen TimesA closed restaurant was not getting in between this man and his nachosIn an apparent last-ditch attempt to make the "Dumbest Criminals of the Year" list, an El Jebel man allegedly broke into the Fine Line Bar & Grill early Tuesday morning, stole some cash and started a fire whi ... More >>
Kelly Maher.Seen those "They Spend, You Pay!" billboards? The ones in which Barack Obama looks kinda drunk, John Hickenlooper appears homicidal, and Betsy Markey, Ed Perlmutter, John Salazar and Michael Bennet seem amused by your pain? According to Kelly Maher of WhoSaidYouSaid, the website b ... More >>
Nice doggie.What do you get when you mix Colorado's growing culture of outdoors enthusiasts with the state's dying breed of mountain ranchers? If you're Renee Legro of Glenwood Springs, the answer is a twenty-minute attack during a bicycle race that resulted in hundreds of stitches, not to m ... More >>
An Eagle County Sheriff's Office photo of marijuana plants found at Diego Alvarez's apartment last August.Last August, Diego Alvarez was arrested in Avon on charges of felony cultivation of marijuana and felony possession of more than eight ounces of marijuana in a bust that made news through ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonJessica Brakey, who was at the center of Julie Jargon's award-winning Air Force Academy feature.It's the time of the decade when we look back at the events that stood out from the more typical sound and fury of life in general. But a simple list of incidents doesn't rev ... More >>
Sean McAllister thinks the government has better things to spend money on than busting small-time weed users.While the rest of the state bickers about medical marijuana, and what kind of limitations should or shouldn't be placed upon it (read Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's take here), Breck ... More >>
This weekend, law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force to make sure you don't do anything stupid behind the wheel over the Memorial Day weekend. This link on the Colorado Department of Transportation website details the specific plans of 85 separate organizations. For instanc ... More >>
If youre buying what the Dems are selling, this gift guide is for you.
How did this candidate for public office end up with a restraining order?
Ali Hasan is young, rich and brash, and plans to follow in his parents' political footsteps cowboy boots and all.
The truth is out there, and in 2007, it was often weird, wicked or just plain wild.
Getting trains up I-70 was once just a pipe dream. Today there are three technologies to choose from.
Must Peter Knobel destroy the village to save it?
You'll have the crime of your life in the Mile High City.
What's in a Name?
The Thong Show
The Kobeat Goes On
February 5, 2004
Labor Day's Haze
August 28, 2003
Robert Gilbert is a one-man comedy routine on the bench.
From the week of August 8, 2003
Kobe could join some heavy-hitting all-stars wearing striped uniforms.
Markets mark the spots in Vail Valley and beyond.
Special-education students are learning that their own best advocates may be themselves.
The Sunday Denver Post is one of America's most widely circulated newspapers. Does it deserve to be?
Boulder throws another Barbie on the fire.
Glenn Miller may rope back the land near Vail that he lost in bankruptcy court.
THE HISTORY OF A TAX LOOPHOLE--AND HOW IT GOT PLUGGED.
A MEXICAN AIRLINE PURSUES ITS EX-CHAIRMAN TO A VAIL CONDO.
A REPORTER ACCUSED OF THEFT CLAIMS ONE OF HER OTHER PERSONALITIES DID IT.