Big pics below.This weekend's Western Conservative Summit at Colorado Christian University attracted four announced or prospective Republican presidential candidates, including high-profile Texas governor Rick Perry. But while long-shot Herman Cain's victory in a straw poll may have startled ... More >>
Big pics below.Friday through Sunday, Colorado Christian University hosts the Western Conservative Summit, an event that's drawn plenty of the right's notables. But how to pick who to see? Sexiness, of course! We've ranked the twenty main speakers in order of smoulder -- and plenty of these ... More >>
Full space flight crews shown below.Boeing announced on Monday that it would be entering into a partnership with space tourism company Space Adventures to offer tourists rides on its CST-100 spacecraft. The rides will begin in 2015 and Boeing estimates that a passenger ticket on the spacecraf ... More >>
Three Denver blog posts here. A Predominantly Orange readers poll currently predicts a no. 1 AFC West finish for the Broncos. We can dream, can't we? Colorado Education News' Paul Teske says teacher evaluation is a sampling process. Sample the item here. Dan Maes showed up at today's Chann ... More >>
Dan Maes.Another day, another Denver Post story that treats Republican gubernatorial nominee Dan Maes like an empty-walleted joke. It's no surprise, then, that Maes, who earlier threatened to limit the Post's access if the paper didn't start treating him fairly, has scheduled a meeting with ... More >>
"It's a great day to be in Lone Tree!," promises that small suburb's web site. But yesterday wasn't such a great day for Lone Tree officials, who discovered in this Denver Post story that John Andrews had named the guiding manifesto for this weekend's Western Conservative summit the "Lone Tre ... More >>
President Jon Caldara helps celebrates 25 years as Denver's premier conservative free-market think tank. Editor's note: This week's Westword cover story is a cartoon by Kenny Be that celebrates twenty-five years of the Independence Institute. Check it out in its entirety below:
Don't miss "Past Immigrant Tuition Bill Won Votes from GOP," an article by the Denver Post's Lynn Bartels that neatly captures the absurdity over the politics of illegal immigration in this state. Bartels points out that "five years ago, a Republican-controlled Senate approved an amended bill that w ... More >>
I have some fond memories of the Wellshire Inn. Decades ago, the Tudor building on the city-owned Wellshire Golf Course hosted a wild party for a local gal who'd just become a Playboy Playmate of the month. And then there was my lunch with then-Congressman Tom Tancredo and talk-show host Peter Boyle ... More >>
Rima Sinclair. Presumably, websites operated under the auspices of daily newspapers subscribe to the same ideals as the printed product. Yet it's hard to imagine that "Jews Slant Media, Candidate Claims," a piece by ex-Colorado Senate president John Andrews published August 10 on the Denver Post's ... More >>
Even attorney Dani Newsum doesn't know precisely how long she's been affiliated with Channel 12. She's pretty sure she started working at the station as a volunteer in 1989, then served in a series of mostly behind-the-scenes roles prior to becoming a regular panelist on Colorado Inside Out, a weekl ... More >>
Denver-based attorney and past Westword profile subject Andrew Cohen is a rarity -- a TV legal expert who brings class and smarts to a role that's often filled by ranters and screamers. No wonder he's been a regular presence on CBS's weeknightly newscast through the equivalent of three administratio ... More >>
The Post's Gang of Four blog is turning into a cyber-soap opera thanks to a pair of melodramas co-starring columnist David Harsanyi.
Snow jobs were all over town last week.
There are thousands of illegal-immigrant stories in the city. This is one of them.
Bolder in Boulder
From the week of December 9, 2004
With his grades and high school activities, Pablo is an ideal candidate for college, except for one hitch: He's illegal.
Rising political powerhouse Jared Polis is rich, tireless and filled with contradictions.
Pledge of Allegiance
August 21, 2003
From the week of July 17, 2003
Guns, alcohol and tobacco fuel the sport of politics.
From the week of July 3, 2003
The Independence Institute got a jolt from its Italian leaders.
Sex and this city
From the week of February 21, 2002
2001? What 2001?
Jon Caldara has been unmatched at using the media during this election season. He couldn't be prouder.
From see to shining see.
The Colorado Legislature has its Ten Commandments.
This was the year many Coloradans decided to play God -- and I'm not happy about it.
Anne Sulton missed out on the civil-rights movement of the Sixties. Now she's making up for it.
OPPONENTS OF JEFFCO PASSENGER SERVICE ARE FLYING BLIND.
A CONSERVATIVE THINK TANK IN GOLDEN MAKES THE DEMOCRATS THIRST FOR ONE OF THEIR OWN.