Yesterday, in announcing a reprieve for quadruple murderer Nathan Dunlap noted that Lisa Clements remains against the death penalty even after what happened to her husband, the late Colorado prison chief Tom Clements.
What happened to Clements is that Evan Ebel allegedly murdered him, then took off ... More >>
A prisoner's lawsuit against the Colorado Department of Corrections, claiming a latex allergy so severe that he's suffered burns and respiratory problems when touched by glove-wearing guards, appeared to have been resolved last month when DOC officials testified that they no longer use latex in thei ... More >>
After nearly twenty years of planning, Christo and his "Over the River" project are two temporary-use permits away from full approval. The installation, which would suspend 5.9 miles of fabric over a 42-mile stretch of the Arkansas River, was conceived in 1992, but only received the go-ahead last No ... More >>
Photo by Robert FisherMaybe not coming to a town near you.During an interview last week, Coloradans for Medical Marijuana Regulation front man Matt Brown wasn't certain that new language inserted into House Bill 1284, a measure designed to regulate the medical marijuana industry, gave city co ... More >>
"I'm wearing my victory smile."By midnight, former Colorado Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff had locked up a win over Senator Michael Bennet in Tuesday's caucuses -- but the results were less certain on the Republican side, with senatorial frontrunner Jane Norton in a tighter-than-expecte ... More >>
The 2010 census gives states a new option for how to count their prison population, a move that could provide additional political leverage to urban areas -- which, in Colorado, means more power to the Front Range and less to places like Fremont, Logan and Crowley counties.
In the past, the ... More >>
Once again, SPAM -- everyone's favorite potted meat product -- is in the news. And this time, there's a Colorado hook: Ron Pearman of Colorado Springs won the grand prize in the Great American SPAM Championship. (Read Melanie Asmar's interview with the champ here.) The contest, held at state a ... More >>