John Hickenlooper was one of the most visible opponents of Amendment 64, a measure to allow adults 21 and over to use and possess small amounts of marijuana. But since A64's passage, he's done a major turnaround, agreeing to appear at a fundraiser for Proposition AA, which would set tax rates for re ... More >>
Last week, a Justice Department rep told a Senate committee the federal government was working on a solution that would allow marijuana businesses in Colorado to legally use the banking system -- something that's been officially forbidden up until now. Among the Colorado agencies lobbying for such ... More >>
With the passing of HB 1099 yesterday, which creates a soil remediation study using hemp as the filtering agent, Colorado could be the first state in the nation to grow industrial hemp since the late 1930s. But passing the bill was just the first obstacle. Actually implementing the plan might be mo ... More >>
Representative Wes McKinley wants to save the earth with hemp, and not in some philosophical, hippie-dippy way either. Through a bill he has introduced this session that would study how hemp plants clean contaminated soil, McKinley is hoping to eventually revive industrial hemp production in Colorad ... More >>
Video below.This week, Congressman Jared Polis quizzed U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder about the Department of Justice's approach to medical marijuana; see a video of the exchange below. For the most part, Holder suggested that MMJ businesses following state law are not Department of Justic ... More >>
Pat Steadman.The Bank of Denver's decision to close its medical marijuana accounts, following a similar move by Colorado Springs State Bank, has put plenty of MMJ businesses in a tight spot. Senator Pat Steadman is considering legislation to authorize a credit union devoted to the industry. ... More >>
Tom Martino.Tom Martino was once the embodiment of hubris -- a nationally syndicated radio host and local television personality who'd parlayed his reputation as a consumer advocate into a real-estate empire funded largely by Troubleshooter.com, which charges businesses for his recommendation ... More >>
Is this Eric Dodd?The feds aren't messing around when it comes to Eric Dodd, the accused Portfolio Bandit, who was arrested last week. An FBI alert issued on May 10 suggested that the criminal in question was suspected of knocking over a dozen banks -- and now, Dodd has been formally charged ... More >>
In recent days, Pueblo Bank & Trust has been running an unusual ad on local stations. The message: The federal government has been pushing bailout money on healthy banks as well as sickly ones -- but PB&T doesn't need rescuing, because it's in sound financial condition. This approach is echoed by ... More >>
When Gary Antonoff set up his own private government, the town of Lochbuie got soaked.
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Colorado residents take the initiative in slowing growth.
AFTER YEARS OF SPYING ON OTHERS, DENVER PRIVATE EYE PETE PETERSON FINDS THE SIGHTS SET ON HIM.SNOOP DREAMS PETE PETERSON SAYS HE'S THE PRIVATE EYE TO THE STARS. BUT DOES HE JUST HAVE STARS IN HIS EYES?
GUESS WHICH LITTLE AIRLINE IS BACK SNIFFING AT THE PUBLIC TROUGH.
HUNDREDS OF CREDITORS WENT HUNGRY WHEN SHAROFF FOOD SERVICE FAILED. BUT THE COMPANY'S LAW FIRM ATE WELL.HELPING THEMSELVES ONLY CRUMBS WERE LEFT IN THE COLLAPSE OF A VENERABLE DENVER FOOD SUPPLIER. UNLESS YOU HAD A SEAT AT THE TABLE.
THE DIZZYING HEIGHTS OF MARKAIR'S SECRET "ECONOMIC-DEVELOPMENT PLAN."
A DESPERATE CITY WOOS A DESPERATE AIRLINE.
DENVER COURTS AIRLINE WITH A TROUBLED FINANCIAL PAST.
WHEN A POWERFUL GOVERNMENT ATTORNEY SIGNED ON WITH A DENVER LAW FIRM, THEY BOTH EXPECTED TO CASH IN. THEN THE BOTTOM DROPPED OUT.