Gas Prices

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Photo: Eddie Royal, ex-Broncos receiver, feeling the pinch of high gas prices?

    How outrageous are gas prices these days? Outrageous enough that a professional athlete who just signed a multi-million-dollar contract is bitching about them. The baller in question is ex-Broncos receiver Eddie Royal. Check out this photo he recently posted to his Facebook page.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Ken Salazar gets lots of gas for rising gas prices

    There must be days when Ken Salazar wished he'd stayed in the U.S. Senate, rather than joining the Obama administration as Secretary of the Interior. There must be entire months like that. March, for example, when Mitt Romney called for Salazar to be fired.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Cory Gardner talks energy prices, takes lobbyist cash

    This past Saturday, Colorado Representative Cory Gardner, a member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, was tapped to offer the Weekly Republican Address on skyrocketing energy costs. But at the same time, a CBS report showed that he's been expending lots of gas on another topic.

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    New taxes on gas, electric cars?: CDOT says it's just talking about them right now

    ​Is the Colorado Department of Transportation looking at hiking taxes on gasoline and electric cars? That's the implication from an Independence Institute report, which quotes from CDOT e-mails. But spokeswoman Stacey Stegman says there's no proposal yet, and one is unlikely this year.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Denver traffic congestion costs average commuter $1,057 a year

    ​Using more sophisticated methods of measuring traffic flow than previous studies, a report on congestion in major metro areas ranks Denver's traffic woes among the top sixteen in the country -- but much worse in terms of the actual time and money wasted by motorists jammed up on the roads.

  • Music

    July 2, 2009

    Michael Dean Damron

    Saturday, July 4, 3 Kings Tavern, 303-777-7352.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario: (Not) seen at the Denver Auto Show

    The 2009 Double Hummer Completely redesigned with U.S taxpayer auto-bailout money, the new Double Hummer will be marketed as the perfect four-wheel-drive vehicle for American Interstate highway driving. With a 116-inch wheelbase, the double-wide track allows all 280 cubic feet of cargo space to ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2008

    Katey Laurel

    Upstairs, Downstairs

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008
  • News

    September 4, 2008

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the week of 9/4/2008

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Signs of the Times

    You see a lot of things on a 950-mile road trip, although you don't see them for long if you're trying to average 77 miles (with gas/bathroom stops). But on that long trip yesterday from Clearwater Junction, Montana, to Denver, Colorado, the most welcome sight of all may have been the sign on the Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2008

    Why I Still Love High Gas Prices

    Back in May when I blogged my screed “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love High Gas Prices”, the price per gallon was an outrageous $3.55. Oh, how we long for those good ol’ days! But even though the once unthinkable four bucks per gallon has sent the cost of everything through the roof, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2008

    New Reason for Show Cancellation: The Price of Gas

    Acts that call off previously scheduled concerts typically do so for predictable reasons: injury, illness, slow sales and so on. But the notice that went out regarding the cancellation of a June 20 gig at the hi dive featuring Michael Dean Damron (pictured) and Thee Loyal Bastards broke new ground. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    Frontier CEO Gives Employees an Economics 101 on Getting Screwed

    Frontier Airlines reached an agreement with the Teamsters Union on Tuesday for a wage and benefit cut that will last through the summer. Meanwhile, many of the employees who are seeing as much as a 10 percent slash in hourly pay are wondering if the DIA-based carrier will be around that long. Fron ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love High Gas Prices

    So it’s a beautiful Wednesday in the early evening and I’m sitting in a traffic jam at a gas station. I’ve already been here ten minutes, idling, creeping forward, jockeying for positions at the next available pump. Don’t even think about it, lady. No, no, no – Shit! I’m thinking about r ... More >>

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    March 27, 2003
  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Paying the Price

    Major gas companies are driving away independent operators, all in the name of greed.