FlickrUpdate below: Last month, our feature story "Bug Bedlam!" detailed Denver's bed bug infestation, supposedly one of the worst in the nation. Tomorrow, the state Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hear a bill to repeal Colorado's so-called Bedding Act, which requires that use ... More >>
A bill to broaden the scope of what Colorado's home-birth midwives can do passed another hurdle yesterday: The Senate Health & Human Services Committee approved it in an 8-1 vote. Testimony stretched for three hours and included impassioned pleas from both sides, including from Indra Lusero, ... More >>
Carol Boigon.With John Hickenlooper having been elected Colorado's governor, we know Denver will have a new mayor next year, and the race promises to be wide open. To introduce you to the players, we're offering profiles of official candidates. Next up: Carol Boigon. "I'm a person who never ... More >>
Kathleen Chippi.Earlier today, we shared the thoughts of attorney Danyel Joffe about the medical marijuana business license application. Joffe has problems with the application, which must be filed by Sunday -- but dispensary owner Kathleen Chippi goes much further. She's refusing to file the ... More >>
Al Harrington needs a uni change.Three Denver blog posts for your clicking pleasure. Denver Stiffs' Nate Timmons has the skinny on the Nuggets deal with former Knick Al Harrington. Please don't let this be the offseason's biggest free-agent splash... Face the State's Jared Jacang Maher shar ... More >>
The pen is mightier than the pen: Governor Bill Ritter signs a drug sentencing reform bill. After the embarrasing political scrum over the sex offender bill that prompted Governor Bill Ritter to veto the mess last week, it's easy to overlook the fact that something was actually accomplished o ... More >>
Governor Bill Ritter will sign a slew of bills this week -- the deadline for action on all legislation coming out of this past session is June 11 -- but he put HB 1364 on a fast track, Vetoing the bill Friday afternoon. He did the right thing. As the longtime Denver District Attorney, Ritter ... More >>
A photo from Kathleen Chippi's Facebook page -- not Joyce Foster's.Update, 1:58 p.m.: We've now received a statement from Joyce Foster and interviewed Kathleen Chippi, who was identified as the senator on KHOW -- and since our 12:05 p.m. update, Chippi has tracked down figures to back up her ... More >>
Joyce Foster's numbers are staggering.KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles has been on a virtual jihad against Senator Joyce Foster over her last minute amendment to House Bill 10-364 allowing sex offenders to choose among three treatment programs -- a legislative maneuver inspired by the story o ... More >>
Bill Ritter just says no.Senator Joyce Foster's last minute amendment to House Bill 10-364, which allowed sex offenders to choose among three treatment options, stirred plenty o' controversy, owing largely to her subsequent admission that the action was inspired by her brother-in-law, Julian ... More >>
It's time to expand the discussion of the bill that would continue this state's Sex Offender Management Board beyond state senator Joyce Foster -- who certainly should have revealed that the prime motivator behind her amendment of the measure was her own brother-in-law, a convicted sex offend ... More >>
Matt Brown doesn't like stacked decks.Today's 2 p.m. senate committee hearing about House Bill 1284, a medical marijuana regulatory bill, is shaping up to be a showdown between legislators such as Senator Chris Romer, who's talked about floating a slew of new, more restrictive amendments, and ... More >>
Photo by Robert FisherMaybe not coming to a town near you.During an interview last week, Coloradans for Medical Marijuana Regulation front man Matt Brown wasn't certain that new language inserted into House Bill 1284, a measure designed to regulate the medical marijuana industry, gave city co ... More >>
Earlier this week, the Denver Post published a story about Morgan Carroll, a Democratic state senator from Aurora, who had angered the leadership in the legislature after posting a blog last month criticizing the way they treated Senate Bill 166, "which sought to ban drug companies from giving gifts ... More >>
When I last talked with Deborah Leebove, daughter of Joyce Foster (the former city councilwoman who is now a state senator), she'd just reached the finals of the third annual Simply Manischewitz Cook-Off.And now Leebove, pictured here with her entry, elaborates on the experience: "I desperately wa ... More >>
Mazel Tov to Deborah Leebove, daughter of Joyce Foster (the former city councilwoman who was recently sworn in as a state senator), for reaching the finals of the Manischewitz National Cooking Competition. The Denver resident had her recipe chosen out of thousands, and is now one of six finalis ... More >>
From the week of August 29, 2002
Who's on First?
The camera doesn't lie -- but every picture tells more than one story.
The feisty Congress Park neighborhood may have met its match in a new developer.
From the week of July 26, 2001
It took four years, but Denver's skateboarders finally have a park to call their own.
Can Barry Fey save the day for Denver's concertgoers?
There goes the neighborhood
Everyone said they wanted homeless people to be invisible at Lowry. So why aren't they?
A Denver neighborhood fights city hall and wins -- for now.
CRL knows how to buy friends and influence people.
Denver considers a new law to keep "handicap" tags from overrunning downtown's parking spaces.
The Denver Police Department acts like it has something to hide about its clash with students at Thomas Jefferson High School. It does.
DENVER'S PARAMEDICS TRY--AND FAIL--TO BAIL OUT OF THE CITY'S HEALTH AGENCY.
ETHNICITY WASN'T SUPPOSED TO BE AN ISSUE IN WELLINGTON WEBB'S SEARCH FOR AN EDUCATION CZAR. IT IS NOW.THE BLACKBOARD BUNGLE HOW MAYOR WEBB'S SEARCH FOR AN EDUCATION CZAR WAS HIJACKED BY RACIAL POLITICS.