The protests led by Jefferson County students over a proposed American history curriculum committee charged with emphasizing patriotism and downplaying civil disorder picked up fresh momentum yesterday. Attendees of six Jeffco schools let their feelings be known, with at least one more rally on tap ... More >>
Ever heard someone described as being so greedy that she would steal from her own mother? Well, that particular shoe fits Judith Eakins, 53, as if it was made for her, since she did steal from her own mother, a 92 year old with dementia who died last month. But that's not the only reason Eakins is ... More >>
Troy Lowrie.Yesterday marked the death, for now, of a Colorado Board of Education rule mandating that school districts tell parents when staffers are busted for sex and drug crimes, among other offenses. That's good news to Troy Lowrie, a strip-club owner who lost a side job coaching high sch ... More >>
Over the course of a line-up change or two, Ideal Fathers Ideal Fathers, playing its final show tonight at the Larimer Lounge, developed a sound and a stage presence that probably would have been lumped in with "dance punk." But there was always an agenda in the band to inspire people to wake ... More >>
My copy of today's YourHub.com insert, zoned for Ken-Caryl, Littleton and South Jeffco.The citizen-journalist project YourHub.com was initially championed by Rocky Mountain News editor, publisher and president John Temple, who touted it in an April 2005 Message column with some particularly h ... More >>
Ryan Ford. Ryan Ford, featured in this week's cover story, "Colorado's Parkour Pioneers are Running With It," knows his way around an interview. The accomplished parkour practitioner, or traceur, has been profiled by the likes of ESPN and the New Yorker. When I sat down recently with Ford for my st ... More >>
As new houses go up along the Front Range, Habitat for Humanity's options are going down.