Update below: Will federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement have a presence at this weekend's 115th annual Strawberry Days Festival in Glenwood Springs? That's what youth-led immigrant rights group AJUA wants to know. AJUA sent a letter to ICE, explaining that the agency's presence at last year's ... More >>
Immigration advocates are hopeful that a new agreement between the Roaring Fork School District and three local police departments will put an end to the controversial collaboration between school resource officers and federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. But they also fear that the ... More >>
At 2 p.m. today, the Colorado Personhood Coalition will hold a press conference at a very pointed location -- a local Planned Parenthood office -- to tout the beginning of a petition drive for the latest version of a Personhood resolution. And campaign reps including Kristi Burton Brown, the face of ... More >>
BrentMossPhoto.comCall it a high honor. In recent months, a painstakingly crafted kids' treehouse along the Roaring Fork River has become a local landmark of sorts for commuters making the Glenwood Springs-to-Aspen schlep. Now the 230-square-foot structure has found fame beyond the Western ... More >>
In the classic 1967 drama The Graduate, Dustin Hoffman's character is offered one word, just one word of advice from an avuncular businessman: plastics. "There's a great future in plastics," the man whispers. But that future is pretty much past in the Roaring Fork Valley -- which, town by tow ... More >>
Doc Holliday, RIP.Here's your chance to make some history. History Colorado -- or the Colorado Historical Society, as it was known back when it started in 1879 -- will begin a new chapter next spring, when the Colorado History Center opens on Broadway. And in the meantime, it's collecting ph ... More >>
The American Civil Liberties Union has jumped in on the debate simmering in Carbondale and Glenwood Springs over whether school resource officers should be allowed to collaborate with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Lori MidsonThe Pullman, Mark Fischer's new restaurant in Glenwood Springs, just nabbed a spot on Esquire magazine's Best New Restaurants list.In late August, while on a food journey in Glenwood Springs, I had dinner at the Pullman, the newest restaurant -- a farm-to-table venture -- from ch ... More >>
Videos below.On July 13, the indefatigable Travel Channel star Bert the Conqueror seeks thrills in Colorado -- and we've got a preview. First up, he and Good Morning America forecaster Sam Champion, who'll host Bert on GMA on the 13th, ride Twister II at Elitch Gardens. Then, Bert heads to Gl ... More >>
FlickrSure, hands are useful. You can pick up things with them, scratch an itch, lotsa stuff. But if you're tired of clipping your nails or applying lotion when they're chapped, here's a good way to get rid of them: hand-feed fast-food to bears. Granted, this method isn't surefire, since at l ... More >>
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents say they're focusing on criminal aliens -- and anti-immigration commenters point out that being in the U.S. without documentation is a crime. But not one big enough to justify arrests at Strawberry Days in Glenwood Springs on Father's Day, one reader ... More >>
Glenwood Springs' Strawberry Days festival has been an area staple for more than a century, and this year's edition featured train rides, a pirate-coloring contest, a pie-eating challenge and a search for a "Glenwood Idol," among many other scheduled events. But one happening wasn't announced ... More >>
Bert is icey like Ceddy Bu.How's this for a job: You ride a bunch roller coasters, and then you make a television show about you riding a bunch of roller coasters. That's pretty much the job of the Travel Channel's Bert Kreischer, better known as Bert the Conqueror, whose show features him tr ... More >>
Love it or hate it, Spring Break is getting into full swing in the mountains. Here are 5 ways to get wild this weekend: OmMG! Looking for a side-serving of serenity with your weekend helping of stoke? Try the 1st annual Telluride Yoga Festival Winter Retreat, a chillier version of the chill ... More >>
"The Searchers."The Colorado legislature just nixed a plan to tack a ten-cent fee onto movie tickets, money that would have been used to provide financial incentives for film companies that want to make movies in this state. As revised, the bill would now ask for donations from movie-goers -- ... More >>
Figure 87a. University Hills: Surreal outdoor art show exhibits familiar objects in a foreign place. Artists in Denver are a dime a dozen, but art collectors are worth their weight in gold. The University Hills home pictured above proves how an art collector can turn an ordinary ranch-style h ... More >>
Elyse Porterfield.We've cornered three Denver blog posts. They're not going anywhere -- until you click on them. 5280's Michael de Yoanna links us to TheChive.com, whose Internet hoax about a woman using a white board to unmask her sexist boss has made a cyber-celeb of Glenwood Springs' Elys ... More >>
When it comes to berries, there's a reason the strawberry is a perennial favorite. The versatile fruit works well in pie, jam, shortcake, shakes, as an ice-cream topping or just juicily, deliciously raw. Glenwood Springs has been celebrating the strawberry for 113 years now with its annual St ... More >>
Nice doggie.What do you get when you mix Colorado's growing culture of outdoors enthusiasts with the state's dying breed of mountain ranchers? If you're Renee Legro of Glenwood Springs, the answer is a twenty-minute attack during a bicycle race that resulted in hundreds of stitches, not to m ... More >>
An image from ColoradoImmigrant.org featuring participants from a previous event.Yesterday, Denver Public Schools announced on a ban on all work-related travel to Arizona due to the recent passage of a controversial immigration bill that Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis digs and ... More >>
A black bear uses a culvert to cross under I-70. Photo courtesy Center for Native Ecosystems.A newly launched website allows Colorado motorists to log on and report sightings of wildlife along the I-70 corridor between Golden and Glenwood Springs. While handy for alerting highway maintenance ... More >>
It's been at least a week since our fair state made it on any Most Livable, Charming, Fittest or Drunkest list. So thank heavens for the folks at ForbesTraveler, the "luxury travel authority from inspiration to reservation." Its latest ingenious and largely predictable compilation of "America ... More >>
Photo courtesy Center for Native Ecosystems/Eco-Resolutions/Colorado Dept. of TransportationFor months, dozens of motion-sensor cameras along I-70 between Golden and Glenwood Springs have been snatching nocturnal images of wildlife, in an effort to study how elk, deer, bears and other species ... More >>
250 Josephine is back on the market.Juicy Lucy's has given up the ghost at 250 Josephine Street -- a ghost that's claimed so many other restaurants, including Papillon, Indigo, Go Fish Grille and Tula. Although the restaurant closed suddenly last Thursday, the owners -- who also own the pop ... More >>
This weekend, law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force to make sure you don't do anything stupid behind the wheel over the Memorial Day weekend. This link on the Colorado Department of Transportation website details the specific plans of 85 separate organizations. For instanc ... More >>
An Aspen theater fest prepares scribes for the Big Apple.
A year of dysfunctional family values -- and missing panties.
Swing for the fences in Glenwood Springs
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Rampaging bears! Rampaging Buffs! Criminals in the buff! It happened here... unfortunately.
Out of the ashes of 9/11 comes a reason to celebrate again at Fashion Forward.
Jon Rietfors, Director's Choice, + Zeile/Judish Gallery
Rich in wildlife and natural resources, the Roan Plateau survived the last energy boom. Will this one destroy it?
Old pufferbellies stay on track at the Narrow Gauge Railfest.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
Tandem Club of Colorado
Glenwood Caverns & Historic Fairy Caves
Community-radio advocates and the Colorado Department of Transportation wind up in gridlock.
Drilling for natural gas on the Western Slope has punched holes in some residents' dreams of solitude. Others see it as the way of the West.
No Name/Grizzly Creek/Bair Ranch
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