We've been hearing more about marijuana profiling -- law enforcers in other states targeting cars with Colorado license plates due to the pot laws here. One of our writers was stopped and searched twice in one trip. Anecdotal evidence (including a report about a so-called Colorado drug pipeline) su ... More >>
Since the Iowa marijuana-possession arrest of Colorado's Brian Unbehaun last month, we've been exploring the question of whether cars with Colorado plates are being profiled in other states. One reader argues that such incidents take place because Colorado is "surrounded by a lot of shitty states." ... More >>
Mike Peshek Lou's Food Bar 1851 West 38th Avenue 303-458-0336 www.lousfoodbar "See the spaghetti and meatballs?" asks Mike Peshek, pointing to a vat of fat orbs glossed with an herby tomato sauce. "That's one of our favorite dishes -- and one of our most popular staff meals." A dishwasher, who's ju ... More >>
"There's No Place Like Home for Somali Refugees in Greeley," a November 2008 feature by ex-Westword staffer Lisa Rab, told the tale of the Somali community in Northern Colorado, and those members who'd lost jobs in what Rab described in a followup post as "a clash over prayer breaks at the JB ... More >>
Big birds take flight at Eckert Crane Days.
Sydney, Australia Hey Boss: I knew that in order to get my head right and tight down under this rock, I had to stay clear of the cities and concentrate my efforts on the small towns. I’m talking hamlets like Gin Gin, Bil Bil, Yeppon, win the hearts and minds of the populace, as the saying goes.
The Boss is a legend to some and a laugh to others. To me, he's been both.
CU football grinds on under the weight of the past.
He was thin, she was fat. He was passive, she was pushy. He's alive, she's dead.
Once Gary Staab found his calling, the rest was pre-history.
SO LONG, STAPLETON: TRIPS DOWN MEMORY LANE AND OTHER FLIGHTS OF FANCY.A DAY IN THE DEATH OF STAPLETON
ON THE MEAN STREETS OF EAST COLFAX, TIME WAS SHORT FOR 3-FOOT-10-INCH PROSTITUTE BELINDA BRIDGMON.