As we noted in our recent post about the retirement announcement from 7News anchor Mike Landess, 9News has enjoyed a run of ratings victories that's been all but uninterrupted since Landess and former co-host Ed Sardella first teamed up at the station circa the late 1970s. And that hasn't changed ye ... More >>
In recent weeks, we've been reporting about the unusual number of familiar Denver TV news faces leaving the local airwaves or taking on diminished roles amid continuing economic challenges, with most of the action happening at 9News: Entertainment reporter Kirk Montgomery is already gone, sportscast ... More >>
Update: Since the publication of our post about the retirement announcement of Mike Landess from 7News (see our previous coverage below), we've gotten a chance to chat with the longtime Denver TV anchor -- and his comments are frank and forthright. "When someone my age leaves, the first question yo ... More >>
The big presidential debate is tomorrow night, but political fights are breaking out all over town -- on street corners, in bars. And tonight, there should be a doozy at the Fillmore Auditorium, where political heavyweights Glenn Beck and Eliot Spitzer will go head-to-head in a battle of ideas. The ... More >>
9News is celebrating its sixtieth anniversary by, among other things, spotlighting some veterans of the station. Bet you recognize several of the folks in this shot -- but can you name them and other glory-days vets? To find out, we've put together a quiz featuring vintage screen shots of ten past p ... More >>
And the verdict is in: Justice may occasionally be blind, but it is not deaf. Called up for jury duty this week at Denver District Court, I got a quick canned lesson -- via a video narrated by Ed Sardella -- of our civic duty, backed by a real lesson in humanity, as assorted citizens offered ... More >>
Bob Kendrick. Plenty of people were surprised when 9News announced that it wouldn't be renewing the contract of primary news anchor Bob Kendrick -- probably including Kendrick (who hasn't been responding to press inquiries). After all, the station's late newscast has held the top spot in the ratin ... More >>
In 1988, Westword published its fifth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Band (the Subdudes, just going national) to the Best Hungry Young Band (Big Head Todd and the Monsters, long before they started singing Hillary Clintonâ€™s song) to the Best H ... More >>
Rolling on the Rocks
The Old Guard
Is Channel 9 successful because of its people or its system?
Riding with the King
A contest puts the Crush on local football fans.
A page-one story about Bill Owens was wrong. So why isn't the governor angry?
Jim Benemann, Channel 9
There's a thing or two you don't know about Adele Arakawa.
During its first week on the air, Channel 31's news demonstrates a little substance and a lot of style.
Adele Arakawa, Channel 9
KMGH's general manager gives viewers a piece of her mind.
Local newscasts have plenty of style, but where’s the substance?
A look at who's up and who's down.