At this writing, Juan Flores is a free man -- but he's not supposed to be. Flores was released early from Adams County Jail. He's been at large for the better part of two weeks now -- and the Department of Corrections, which has had to answer uncomfortable questions about why alleged killer Evan Eb ... More >>
Fans rooting for a local in the USA Pro Challenge got their wish yesterday when Tejay van Garderen, a 24-year-old rider who now lives and trains in Boulder, won Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge. Van Garderen rode 99 miles from Montrose to Crested Butte in three hours, 52 minutes and 24 seconds. See ... More >>
When District Judge Sheila Rappaport handed down her (now appealed) decision in Lobato vs. Colorado, the word she used to describe Colorado's education-finance system was "unconscionable." That harsh description is backed by stats provided by Great Education Colorado, a nonprofit that describes itse ... More >>
Every year on the third Thursday in November, the world celebrates Beaujolais Nouveau, field-fresh young red wines from France that are meant to celebrate the harvest and be enjoyed right away. This September, Colorado beer brewers will do something similar for hops by kicking off a Hops Nouveau par ... More >>
The so-called House "kill committee" has put to death a bill to legalize civil unions. The measure, sponsored by House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino, who is gay, failed despite having bipartisan support in the full House when the committee's five Republicans voted against it. But first, supporters ... More >>
Editor's note: This is the latest profile in Kelsey Whipple's ongoing series highlighting local political activists. For his first job, a preteen Julien Ross sold lemonade and lied about it. Or at the very least, he didn't tell the whole truth about it. The juice came from freshly squeezed lemons, ... More >>
Cycling nuts can start picking their viewing spots for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge -- and participants now know the full extent of what they will be up against. Yesterday, organizers released full details of the route for this year's race, which will take place Agust 20-26 and lead racers fro ... More >>
Willie Clark. Update, Monday, October 31: Willie Clark, who was convicted last year of murdering Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams, was found guilty again today -- this time of murdering a witness named Kalonniann Clark (no relation) in 2006. Clark was sentenced to life in prison plus 424 y ... More >>
Large photo below.Back in September, Myrl Serra, district attorney for the 7th Judicial District, was busted on suspicion of unlawful sexual contact and other charges. Suspicion confirmed: Today, the Colorado Attorney' General's Office has announced that Serra has pleaded guilty to two count ... More >>
Immigration and Customs Enforcement continues to emphasize that it's focusing on arresting so-called criminal aliens -- and it's lassoed plenty in these parts of late. In September, ICE busted 78 people -- and of the 6,617 folks grabbed in the Denver area during fiscal 2010, 4,447 were said t ... More >>
Myrl Serra.Colorado Attorney General's office spokesman Mike Saccone confirms that Myrl Serra, district attorney for the 7th Judicial District, which covers several Western Slope counties, is in Montrose County jail following his arrest this morning on three startling charges: unlawful sexual ... More >>
These days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, better known as ICE, emphasizes that it's targeting criminal aliens, not otherwise law-abiding citizens who lack documentation authorizing their U.S. residency. And that's the theme of ICE's latest Colorado busts. Of the 78 people rounded up fr ... More >>
Boyd Fletcher PHISH August 9-10, 2010 | Telluride Town Park Looking out over a crowd of roughly 10,000 people on the ball fields of Telluride's town park after tearing through a cover of Traffic's "Light up or Leave Me Alone," Phish's Trey Anastasio summed up the surroundings succinctly: "I ... More >>
Photo by Anthony CameraMax Wycisk, in a 2002 photo. Colorado Public Radio met its $1.6 million goal at the (blessed) end of its recent Drive to Thrive campaign. But that doesn't mean the organization is done with cutbacks. The network has just issued a press release announcing 3 percent pay reducti ... More >>
This weekend, law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force to make sure you don't do anything stupid behind the wheel over the Memorial Day weekend. This link on the Colorado Department of Transportation website details the specific plans of 85 separate organizations. For instanc ... More >>
Will the first new American bird discovered in a hundred years be the next to go extinct?
Ali Hasan is young, rich and brash, and plans to follow in his parents' political footsteps cowboy boots and all.
Police raids bust up drug labs. But they also bust up families.
Colorado's becoming a mecca for skateboarders. But for the best parks, you'd better head for the hills.
From the week of August 26, 2004
Pledge of Allegiance
The Denver Drug Court tests a formula for reclaiming addicts.
Dowsers follow many paths.
Skeptics say dowsers are all wet. But Greg Storozuk believes.
The graduating class and the incoming members.
From the penthouse to the outhouse, the highs and lows of 2000.
Even in the best of times, farmers and developers fight for Colorado's water. And this summer's drought is far from the best of times.
Colorado Historical Society photography lecture.
The women at UPS bleed as brown as the men, and they have the scars to prove it.
Soured by low prices, Colorado apple growers see a worm in their marketing plan.
To win underwriting contracts, bond houses provide campaigns with free political pros--but taxpayers wind up carrying the load.
How Washington lobbyists--and some politicians--cash in on Colorado's local governments.
What's happening to Colorado's top cops?
With $180, Angel Babudro started his own radio station.
Just try to stop Sammy Hagar from telling how Van Halen did him wrong.
The Colorado Historical Society has collected Indian artifacts for 120 years. Now it has to give many of them back.
How lobbyist Pancho Hays gave the boot to tenant-rights legislation.
The nation's largest for-profit hospital chain is out to flatten its Denver competition. It's already reshaped the world of local health care.
From dark horse to Nighthorse, it's been one hell of a ride for Ben Campbell.
At the Blue Jay Inn in Buffalo Creek, life sews on.
New airline Jet Aspen finally lands--in bankruptcy court.
THINGS YOU DID IN DENVER WHILE YOU WERE STOPPED DEAD IN TRAFFIC ON THE WAY TO DIA.
YES, THERE REALLY IS A REASON JACK DEMPSEY WAS CALLED THE MANASSA MAULER.
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