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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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 >>
Letters from the week of 9/4/2008
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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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Major gas companies are driving away independent operators, all in the name of greed.