Update below: As we've noted, KHOW morning-drive staple Peter Boyles has been off the air since an incident involving longtime producer Greg Hollenbeck on May 23. Yesterday marked the beginning of the second full week without a Boyles appearance on the station, and sans an explanation about his futu ... More >>
Federico Pena -- one-time state legislator, mayor of Denver from 1983-1991, and former director of both the federal Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy for President Bill Clinton -- is now in private business. But as national campaign co-chair for Obama for America, he'll join ... More >>
Denver blog posts-o-rama. At People's Press Collective, Jon Caldara touts next month's founder's night dinner, co-starring Ann Coulter and...Jake Jabs? Unseen Denver features a shapely Capitol Hill skeleton. At Colorado Education News, Vinny Badolato thinks standards will take charter schools to ... More >>
Kyle Orton.Sidle up to these Denver blog posts. Mile High Report's Colby peruses the first official Denver Broncos depth chart of the season, which places Kyle Orton squarely in the top QB slot over Tim Tebow. Colorado Pols' FrenchFinn on Scott Tipton's town hall. At People's Press Collect ... More >>
Kyle Orton.Denver blog posts? Got three right here. Mile High Report fan poster graff_stuff690 thinks that if the next NFL season is just eight games long, starting Kyle Orton could help the team and up his trade value. Free Colorado's Ari Armstrong plays "spot the economic fallacies" in a ... 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 >>
John Elway."Is there anything we can do to win the governor's race?" asked registered Republican Jon Caldara, moaning and grabbing what would be his hair, during yesterday's taping of Devil's Advocate (the show airs tomorrow on Channel 12). Well, yes, I told him: You can convince John Elway, ... More >>
Dean Singleton.In late July, after a Denver Post editorial argued that he wasn't qualified to be governor due to his poor business record, Dan Maes suggested that he might limit the Post's access if it didn't begin to cover his campaign more evenhandedly. But Post publisher and MediaNews Gro ... More >>
The personhood amendment is probably coming to a ballot near you.On Tuesday, we told you about a lawsuit over ballot-petition rules filed by attorney David Lane on behalf of advocates as varied as the Independence Institute's Jon Caldara and SAFER's Mason Tvert. It's possible the group of pl ... More >>
Mason Tvert doesn't think many current rules about petitioning make sense.On Tuesday, we told you about a lawsuit over the rules pertaining to ballot initiatives that's supported by some strange bedfellows -- among them the Independence Institute's Jon Caldara and Mason Tvert, the marijuana a ... More >>
"I agree with Mason Tvert about something? AARGH!"At first blush (and second) (and third), marijuana advocate Mason Tvert and Jon Caldara, frontman for the conservative Independence Institute, are strange bedfellows. But today, they're partners in a legal love match. They're among the plaint ... More >>
Chantell Taylor.While crowing earlier today about an Institute expos√© focusing on uncompleted conflict-of-interest forms that embarrassed the Bill Ritter administration, the Independence Institute's Jon Caldara scoffed at the notion that Colorado Ethics Watch might take action against the De ... More >>
A banner from the Independence Institute's "Ed Is Watching" website. Our item yesterday about a Douglas County school allowing parents to opt out of letting their kids watch a Tuesday speech to the nation's schoolchildren by President Barack Obama has been followed by plenty of mainstream cov ... More >>
Today's tax-day Tea Party protests are predictably hypocritical: I don't seem to remember any conservative talk-show hosts leading State Capitol rallies when the George Bush administration pushed through the free-spending Troubled Asset Relief Program just a few short months ago. Still, the presen ... More >>
Yesterday, the Regional Transportation District took the wraps off an RTD-financed survey in which more than 60 percent of respondents said they'd "generally support" a tax increase to complete current FasTracks exansion by 2017. This info spawned prominently placed stories in the Denver Post and ... More >>
Letters from the week of 2/28/2008
The wormwood wonder may be legal now, but good luck finding any in this city.
The Independence Instituteís Jon Caldara shoots from the lip. Again.
In his first week running his new website, Brad Jones crashed a state representative. What will he do for an encore?
Foothills hosts a big ceramics show, while clay artist Tsehai Johnson takes a turn at +.
A year of dysfunctional family values -- and missing panties.
Throwing a few back for Katrina relief.
From the week of November 18, 2004
The Legislative Councilís ballot-analysis booklet has inspired so many fights, it should be called the black-and-blue book. Hereís our cure.
The Independence Institute raises funds the American way
A declaration from independents.
Deck the halls...
Boon or boondoggle, Bill Owens's highway plan has to get past Douglas Bruce before it goes anywhere.
To win underwriting contracts, bond houses provide campaigns with free political pros--but taxpayers wind up carrying the load.
A guide to surviving the light-rail info war
For some Lakewood homeowners, RTD's proposed light-rail line looms too close for comfort.
HE'S LEFT A TRAIL OF ANGRY CREDITORS AND ONCE SUED THE STATE AFTER FALLING OFF A BRIDGE. DAVID SHORTRIDGE SAYS HE'S A NATURAL CANDIDATE FOR THE RTD BOARD.