On September 8, the friends, family and loved ones of fourteen-year-old Jillian Burgos held a candlelight vigil for the girl, who'd been missing since disappearing from her Hartford, Connecticut-area backyard on August 25. Two days later, investigators found her safe in Longmont and arrested 53-year ... More >>
We all know folks from around the country who graduate from the University of Colorado at Boulder and then never leave town -- and it turns out this decision's a mighty good one according to Kiplinger, whose list of the ten best cities for grads prominently features the People's Republic. Count dow ... More >>
#76: Sahar Pazirandeh Sahar Pazirandeh left Iran with her family in the late '80s, when she was nine years old, in the wake of changes that followed the ancient nation's Islamic revolution. She'd spent her early years in the grip of Iran's new fundamentalist face; her own mother, a former IBM execu ... More >>
The gang's all beer in Colorado these days, with at least ten -- count 'em, ten -- brewpubs slated to start pouring before the end of summer. Two opened north of town this past weekend: Big Choice in Broomfield and City Star in Berthoud, both following closely on the heels of Frederick's Echo Brewin ... More >>
Aaron "Al" Nesby.On Friday afternoon, the day before Occupy Denver's most violent evening to date, Aaron "Al" Nesby worried he might be arrested. The chances were good, he admits, so he warned a friend to look out for him and check the media for his name on an arrest list. As fate would have ... More >>
Robot Prom is just two days away, which means you'll need to get your metalic ass in gear if you want to have the most radical costume of the night -- or for Halloween two weeks later. To help you out, we've compiled the best DIY robot costumes we could find online (with instructions). So get ... More >>
Wait, how many?People are into questions right now (they always have been -- just ask that Plato dude). It's the new black. Watson's recent run on Jeopardy brought them (what is) record ratings, and in case you haven't heard, he won. Watson, of course, is the IBM super-computer built solely t ... More >>
Jared Polis.Colorado Representative Jared Polis is a politician unafraid to do the unconventional -- like, for instance, beer bonging with Stephen Colbert. So it's no surprise he eagerly signed up to compete against IBM supercomputer and Ken Jennings-vanquisher Watson in a special Congression ... More >>
There are three better places than this?Citing Boulder's mishmash of granola-eating tree-huggers and a flourishing entrepreneurial landscape intersected by academe and technology, Kiplinger's Personal Finance has rated the city among the most promising for the next decade. Here's how "Best C ... More >>
I am a luddite. And I don't mean that lightly. I am not some cutesy dipwad who gets flustered trying to work the copy machine. I don't eschew the use of computers out of some misplaced paranoia over the loss of my IBM Selectric. I am not your grandma who can't figure out how to use ... More >>
It's a calling that this group has answered.
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The Parker Cyber Station serves up death and destruction all night long.
Black Black Ocean's dadaist rock laughs in the face of absurdity.
It's the Economy, Einstein!
October 2, 2003
How Sweet It Is
Meth: It's not just for the white-trash crowd.
The Rah Expedition
Warming up to Toastmasters -- and icing out unnecessary verbiage.
Lou Pai's contributions to the Enron debacle.
Colorado's legacy of contamination spreads far and wide.
Is the Denver Art Museum looking to expand more than its gallery space?
Who paid what to clean up Lowry Landfill? That's confidential.
Ives thrives with vocalist Buckner.
In the Black isn't seeing red anymore.
As himself and Apostle, Jeff Campbell embodies two personas. Both of them want to write Denver's hip-hop gospel.
Gordon Ulrickson wants to open a computer museum, but he doesn't have the storage.
The word processor may have replaced the typewriter, but don't write off Austin Gomes yet.
How a costly computer glitch turned into a once-in-a-millennium bonanza for high-tech companies.
Greek Town's Taki Dadiotis wants to clean up Colfax, but angry tenants say he should start with his own apartments.
Dying bees have their Colorado keepers in a state of hive anxiety.
As they battle for bigger budgets, Colorado educators get a crash course in fundraising.
Atari aficionado Rick Trotter finally faces reality: His beloved has joined the ranks of the eight-track and the Betamax.
Meet Steven Ray Liedlich, upright guitarist.
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