Steve Hogan, mayor of Aurora, the city where Century 16 shooting suspect James Holmes allegedly killed twelve people and injured dozens more, is not joining a nationwide coalition of mayors that supports stricter gun laws. In response, the group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, argues that Hogan should ... More >>
No one anticipated that Seth Brigham's first appearance at a Boulder City Council meeting since a judge threw out the city's restraining order against him would be low-key. But few could have guessed at the weirdness that resulted when the willfully irritating gadfly delivered his testimony in song ... More >>
John Buechner, former mayor of Boulder and former head of the University of Colorado, thinks he has some solutions to the challenges of local government -- mainly that elected officials don't actually get that much done and citizens don't really care.
He outlines his prescription for low-level pol ... More >>
The urban camping ban, currently scheduled for a May 7 city council vote, is moving too quickly for Denver neighborhood leaders. On Saturday, the Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation urged the council to push its decision back until past May 12, when the group will discuss it internally. But councilman Al ... More >>
Big pic below.This morning's No On 300 rally rally in Skyline Park brought out approximately seventy representatives and supporters of the hospitality industry, everyone from five crop-topped Hooters employees to three much more conservatively dressed Denver City Council members.
But everyo ... More >>
Video below.Battle: Los Angeles topped the weekend box office, bringing in an estimated $36 million. But will it also improve Jeff Peckman's chances of becoming Denver's mayor? He hopes so. Peckman appears in numerous spots hyping the alien-invasion flick, including a featurette with assorted ... More >>
Mr. Mayor?A fourteenth hopeful has entered the Denver mayor's race, and we're disappointed we had to read about Gerald Styron's candidacy somewhere else first. As Facethestate.comreports, when Styron was a write-in candidate for then-incumbent Rick Garcia's District 1 City Council slot in 200 ... More >>
Seth Brigham being arrested in February.Boulder city council meetings can be lively affairs -- but council members George Karakehian and Lisa Morzel don't want the civic party to go out of bounds.
This week, they introduced "Draft Rules of Decorum" intended to outlaw behavioral extremes, inc ... More >>
Dispensary moratorium or not?The Denver City Council amendment that essentially zoned Altitude Organic Medicine out of existence was fast-tracked due to what most observers interpret as a state moratorium on approving new medical marijuana businesses until July 2011.
But Boulder assistant ci ... 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 >>
Denver Office of Cultural AffairsA city-funded mural in Globeville
City officials announced a new program yesterday that will encourage artists to paint murals on walls across the city as a way to fight graffiti vandalism.
Erin Trapp of the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs told members of the ci ... More >>
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.
ITS FAMOUS NIGHTSPOTS ARE UNDER THE GUN--AND THE ECCENTRIC CITY OF GLENDALE IS STARTING TO SOBER UP.CLEAN SWEEP A BUTTON-DOWN MAYOR IS WIELDING HIS CLOUT--AND TINY GLENDALE'S WIDE-OPEN WAYS MAY BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.