When you're a bureaucrat under fire, accused of being a tool of Big Oil, there's nothing like a big, wet kiss from your critics to let you know you're being watched -- closely. Particularly if that greeting takes the form of a giant billboard on I-70 in Golden, not far from the Bureau of Land Manage ... More >>
In what's being hailed as a major victory for community groups fighting fracking projects, a Denver federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management can no longer keep secret the identity of companies seeking to obtain oil and gas leases on public lands. The landmark ruling reverses d ... More >>
The director of Colorado's Bureau of Land Management office seems to be engaged in an elaborate game of chicken over the past few months. On several occasions, Helen Hankins has announced plans to auction off oil and gas leases in environmentally sensitive areas, including tracts near Mesa Verde Nat ... More >>
This weekend the New York Times published a review of the new History Colorado Center, which started in a very New York-centric way:
An East Coast visitor's first reaction, provincially enough, has to be skepticism: does Colorado even have that much history?
Colorado Uncovered, a new book of photographs by Darrell Pierson, shows models stripped down everywhere from the Colorado Convention Center to Mesa Verde National Park. "Most women would rather be photographed as works of art than pinups," says Sherry Whitney, explaining the origins of Body Photage, ... More >>
I like things verde. Salsa verde on a breakfast burrito makes life better and Mesa Verde National Park is one of earth's most beautiful places. And last week, I found plenty of my favorite kind of verde at another verde to like: Verde Wellness Center.