Welcome to cannabis Colorado. This weekend, at a gathering of publishers from across the country, all the talk was about Colorado and pot -- and they weren't just asking if I was carrying. No, they wanted to know about the booming business in medical-marijuana dispensaries in this state -- a ... More >>
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With the Justice Department's announcement last week that it won't be prosecuting medical marijuana cases in states where the practice is legal, the feds loudly and officially passed the buck on the subject. That leaves it up to medical-marijuana states and their municipalities to determine j ... More >>
Jeanne Faatz.Moments from now, Mayor John Hickenlooper will be meeting with the media to talk about a revision in his budget plan -- additional bucks to save the Byers library , which had been marked for closure, and keep other branches open for longer hours. And where is he getting the dough ... More >>
Goodbye, friend. If you think it's time-consuming to maintain your own Facebook page, imagine how Mayor John Hickenlooper must feel. The guy's got nearly 5,000 "friends" -- or at least he will until the end of the day Tuesday, when they will all become simply "fans." "I am deleting this personal p ... More >>
The video above, promoting Hick Town, a proposed documentary/reality series by director George Hickenlooper starring his cousin, Denver mayor John Hickenlooper, has been available on YouTube for months. Most of the footage was shot during the Democratic National Convention -- hence the presence of B ... More >>
They're going to need some pretty big signs to hold all the names of the august Denverites honored at the city's new justice complex. After a contentious, sometimes bitter and racially charged process that stretched over several months, the Denver City Council finally agreed Monday night, with one ... More >>
Denver Auditor Dennis Gallagher presented his office's long-awaited report on the city's emergency medical response system yesterday, saying that the information his team has compiled "speaks for itself." His choice of such a careful phrase to describe the scathing assessment is indicative of the bi ... More >>
Denver Health finally responds to response-time queries.
As anticipated, the Denver City Council chose to once again postpone a vote on an ordinance that would allow Xcel Energy to erect new 111-foot transmission towers in Ruby Hill Park. The decision last night gives neighborhood group leaders until September 10 to come up with a way to pay for burying t ... More >>
Keep shoveling, Mayor Hickenlooper. Maybe things will clear up.
"I can no longer, with good conscience, tell my neighbors and consituents that 'the city is on its way,'" Denver City Council President Michael Hancock said in an e-mail to the Hickenlooper administration. Almost six weeks after the first flakes fell, the natives are getting restless. But just imag ... More >>
At the Denver Election Commission, there’s no safety in numbers.
We built this city on rock and roll.
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Denver's living high on the hug.
The little guy went big time...and the results are monumental.
The candidates are spit-shining their images, trying to prove that, really, they're not all the same person.
The rise of the Tea Party
Cherokee Dining on 12th Avenue
It takes more than money to make a mayor. You have to know your way around Colfax, when to cry Republican and how to handle a drag queen.
From a world-class city to a world-class pity.
Making book on the Webb legacy.
All you ever wanted to know about the Denver City and County Building.
Ed Thomas shoots from the hip, but this former cop just might have enough brass to be mayor.
City Hall's plan for dealing with the homeless is very short term.
A new mayor and some Erie politics.
On the razor's edge
Dirty election tricks get dirtier.
Wellington Webb's party crasher...
Two years ago they took over their city. Since then, things have just gotten curiouser and curiouser.
CRL knows how to buy friends and influence people.
The big showdown out west will come to a head on Tuesday.
Are Boulder's Open Space Department and its director one and the same?
Arapahoe County's most aggressive town wants to swallow up the area's prime commercial real estate. Can anything stop Greenwood Village?
How Washington lobbyists--and some politicians--cash in on Colorado's local governments.
Critics say the fix is in for Nike in Golden. But it won't be easy for the company to leave its imprint on a local landmark.
What's happening to Colorado's top cops?
Attention, adult gentlemen! A crusade against strip joints in the metro area may leave Denver the capital of the lap dance.
The City of Denver declares war on the state legislature over a telephone bill.
Two small-town newspapers find themselves in an economic war with municipal officials.
Mining made history in Victor. But will a new gold rush devour its future?
Denver's former DA has his irons in the fire at City Park's troubled golf course.
Other summer-league organizers cry foul over the city's new park-permit policy toward the Police Athletic League.
The politicians aren't the only ones packing heat in fast-growing Elbert County.