When John Hickenlooper addressed the Democratic National Convention in early September, he emphasized how Coloradans could overcome party differences to collaborate -- unlike Congress. And Coloradans offered an impressive display of collaboration yesterday, when former Senator Hank Brown, a Republic ... More >>
Mitt Romney.Denver blog post collection one for the week. Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard on Mitt Romney love in Colorado. Fans include Bill Owens, John Suthers, Bob Beauprez, Wayne Allard, Hank Brown and more, more, more! Elephant Journal's Julie (JC) Peters: Why lying broken in a pi ... More >>
Dan Maes.These days, Republican gubernatorial nominee Dan Maes isn't getting much love in Colorado, where one poll shows him with just 5 percent support, to the delight of Tom Tancredo. But the national press he's getting of late may be even uglier, with one major source wondering if he's the ... More >>
Hickenlooper.At noon, all three Colorado gubernatorial candidates are slated to be at Channel 12 to tape the first debate of the season, which is scheduled to air tomorrow night. That's the day the Colorado Secretary of State's office must officially certify the names on the November ballot.
Dan Maes.According to a spokesman, Dan Maes wasn't trying to pretend he was Jason Bourne when discussing supposed undercover work he did with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation during his two-year stint as a cop. But he's going to need some of Bourne's skills to survive the bad PR currently ... More >>
Dan Maes.Dan Maes might have some fight left in him after all. Amid Hank Brown's retracted endorsement, campaign financing malaise and allegations that he exaggerated his responsibilities as a member of a Kansas police department, Maes today tweeted from the storm. And he didn't need anywher ... More >>
Dan Maes.At this point, Dan Maes has the Republican governor's nomination, endorsements from conservative heavy hitters like Hank Brown and not very much money -- which is why Colorado Republican Party head Dick Wadhams's $250 donation made local news. But while consultant Katy Atkinson sugge ... More >>
Glenn Porzak.CU-Boulder's distinguished alumni list includes the likes of politicians Hank Brown and Ralph Carr, sportscaster Chris Fowler, South Park co-creator Trey Parker and attorney Glenn Porzak, whose entry notes that he "led the first American team to climb two peaks over 26,000 feet o ... More >>
Dan Maes.Tom Tancredo's latest suggestion for Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes: If Maes drops out of the race, Tancredo will, too, allowing the state GOP to choose a new candidate more likely to beat Democratic pick John Hickenlooper in November. To paraphrase Maes's response: Fat ... More >>
Tom Tancredo.Update below: As big-name Republicans begin to rally 'round gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes -- former senators Hank Brown and Wayne Allard signed on yesterday -- any GOP hopes of Maes stepping aside evaporates. So while today is the deadline for Maes's lieutenant governor pick, ... More >>
Ken Buck has a reason to look happy.At around 1 p.m. today, toward the end of a Tax Day Tea Party event on the steps of the Capitol that's just getting underway at this writing, Weld County district attorney and Republican senatorial candidate Ken Buck will step into the spotlight. He'll do ... More >>
Here's more evidence of how tight things are at local TV stations these days. Last night, Channel 31 offered up a report about the ongoing Ward Churchill trial -- undeniably one of the biggest ongoing stories in town -- during its late newscast, helmed by anchors Ron Zappolo and Libby Weaver. But ap ... More >>
Wayne Allard. As soon as word surfaced that Wayne Allard was interested in the open post of Colorado State University chancellor, the folks at the left-leaning ProgressNow organization hit the apeshit button, arguing that Allard would be as bad a CSU administrator as he's been a U.S. senator. B ... More >>
Chautauqua tackles sustainability, climate, food and more.
John Hickenlooper would give you the flag off his back.
How much of a distraction has embattled Professor Ward Churchill been to folks at the University of Colorado-Boulder? A June 6 press release sent out by Michelle McKinney, director of communications for CU president Hank Brown, offers a clue.
CU Boulder’s art professors can do way more than just teach.
Former Senator Hank Brown, who announced yesterday that he plans to resign as University of Colorado president just over a year from now (find CU's press release here), was the right man for the right job at the right time. Prior to Brown's decision to accept the position in 2005, CU had gone throu ... More >>
Before these students pass the bar, they'd like to belly up to one.
There's no place like Home Depot for the holidays.
From the week of August 25, 2005
Hank Brown sidelines CU's public-relations team.
CU has made many mistakes over the past eighteen months -- and its PR team made most of them worse.
Bill Daniels made a fortune bringing cable to the West. But would he agree with how his legacy is being spent?
Urban cowboys cash a surprising number of federal farm-subsidy checks.
Sportscaster Les Shapiro is rested and ready. But will TV take him back?
The University of Northern Colorado expels its longtime laboratory school.
Tobacco lobbyists do a smokin' business with politicians.
Environmentalists cry foul over the new federal Ski Fee Bill.
The legislature says it's payback time for prisoners. So far, the prisoners haven't cooperated.
The big boys from Denver buy a little bank in booming Parker.
Once upon a time, Hank Brown's appointee for a federal judgeship bailed out young Harry Brown.
CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE JOE ROGERS GOT INTO HOT WATER OVER STUDENT LOANS AND PROBATE-COURT FILINGS.
A REQUEST FOR PUBLIC RECORDS OF A NURSING-HOME INVESTIGATION TRIGGERS A CHAIN REDACTION.
CONTRARY TO POPULAR OPINION, GALE NORTON'S QUEST FOR THE SENATE WILL BE ANYTHING BUT A BREEZE.
LANCE CLEM, FORMER HEAD OF THE GOVERNOR'S AIDS COUNCIL, CLAIMS A DISPUTE OVER FEDERAL FUNDS COST HIM HIS JOB.