Flags in Colorado will fly at half staff today, as they have been since December 14, to honor the children and adults who were killed in Newtown, Connecticut. They'll be raised again to their full height on Wednesday -- unless of course there is another tragedy, another senseless death in Colorado o ... More >>
Here's yet another national story with a Denver connection: the resignation of CIA director David Petraeus after he admitted to an extramarital affair. His reported mistress, biographer Paula Broadwell, earned a master's degree from the University of Denver -- and now, news outlets are suggesting sh ... More >>
President Barack Obama took Friday off from the campaign trail -- but he didn't put all politicking on hold. He did a number of interviews, including a big one with MTV and satellite chats with a handful of local reporters from toss-up states, including 9News' Kyle Clark, who definitely came out swi ... More >>
Election day is rapidly approaching and it couldn't be clearer in Colorado where residents are bombarded with nonstop ads and weekly traffic jams due to Obama and Romney rallies. But those two aren't the only presidential candidates showing the state some love. Gary Johnson, the Libertarian pick, st ... More >>
Ninth time's a charm. President Barack Obama was back in Colorado this morning, marking his ninth visit to the state this year and his third campaign stop here in just three weeks. The crowd of thousands flocking to Golden -- and the surrounding traffic jams and street closures -- served as yet an ... More >>
Yesterday, while Barack Obama's Denver appearance, Sam Levin asked ten supporters of the presidents explaining why they attended the speech. One person who spoke with him said she feared presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney would lead the nation into war -- which prompted this fie ... More >>
The toastmaster.I watched Barack Obama's speech about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan more closely than any presidential address ever -- but not for the expected reason. I was a (sober) judge in a speech-related drinking game suggested yesterday by none other than super-conservative Rush ... More >>
Immigration and Customs Enforcement's announcement of over 2,400 arrests -- 81 of them in Colorado and Wyoming -- stresses that ICE is focusing on rounding up criminal aliens. This emphasis makes sense given mounting evidence here and nationwide that assorted authorities are going well beyon ... More >>
Watch out for the Libyans! Who cares if the world is ending tomorrow when you can fire up the Flux Capacitor, hit 88 miles per hour and travel to happier times at tonight's Bike to the Future Bike Prom at 8 p.m. at Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street? Tickets are $20 at the door and benefit Bike ... More >>
Gary FaulknerThe death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of an elite American strike team sure put a crimp in the travel plans of Gary Faulkner, the Greeley man detained on the Pakistan-Afghan border last June. Armed with sword and pistol, Faulkner told authorities he'd been hunting the terrori ... More >>
Rachel Maddow.Last night, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow tackled common names of people and places that tend to be mispronounced, at least according to locals -- and praise be that the segment attempts to set America straight on the proper way to say "Colorado." As one viewer writes, "we say it colo R ... More >>
Coming soon to a suburb near you...With Denver's first IKEA opening in Centennial in the fall, it's pretty much guaranteed that for the first few months the place will be crammed like a herring barrel with gawking newbies and affordable Swedish furniture fanatics, everyone newly converted fro ... More >>
Ty Lawson.We've gathered here today to check out these Denver blog posts. Denver Stiffs' Nate Timmons notes that the Nuggets are at home tonight versus Toronto -- a blessing after a long road trip that ended with defeats to the Magic and Heat. 5280's Michael de Yoanna: Mark Udall is more ha ... More >>
Here's to rampant dumbassery!It's St. Patrick's Day today, and we all know what that means: If you haven't started drinking by now, you're doing it wrong. We also know that there's nothing like unbridled day drinking to provide the lubrication for actions you will later regret -- and as far a ... More >>
Jihad Jamie.Janet Napolitano is in town today for the National Fusion Center Conference, a meeting of the country's joint intelligence centers. Not included in that local fusion lineup are some of our homegrown terrorism experts, including John Elway, who narrated "8 Signs of Terrorism," a fi ... More >>
Mariah, Usher, Beyonce and 50 Cent? Not the MTV video music awards. Definitely not the Grammy's. No, these are all artists that were paid approximately one million dollars to perform for Muammar Qaddafi family functions. The Libyan ruler has been the leader of Libya since 1969, and judging by ... More >>
When I first met Steve Shoppman and Steve Bouey more than two years ago, their plan sounded a little crazy. The longtime roommates and adventure lovers had read a 1967 memoir called Who Needs a Road?, about a road trip all the way around the world, and they decided to repeat the journey -- a story t ... More >>
The late Timber Dick's children are carrying on a brilliant family legacy that includes Nancy Dick and Tom Lantos.
Chicago in 1968 was a place of violence and chaos. Some activists would like to re-create those good old days.
Vett Capone has steered his custom-car business from lowriders to a new high.
Division of Waits, Weights and Measures
August 7, 2003
Finally, the Denver JOA faces some real opposition -- but it's probably too little, too late.
Denver readies itself for a bio-bomb — but is the federal program behind this exercise a dud?
THE FURY FLIES AS INDIAN ACTIVISTS TAKE AIM AT EACH OTHER.