The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
David Bumgardner Williams & Graham 3160 Tejon Street 303-997-8886 www.williamsandgraham.com This is part one of my interview with David Bumgardner, exec chef of Williams & Graham. Part two of my chat with Bumgradner will run in this space tomorrow. The executive chef of Williams & Graham is leani ... More >>
Photo courtesy Xterra Mountain ChampionshipJosiah Middaugh, from Vail, won the Xterra Mountain Championships triathlon at Beaver Creek on SaturdayYou don't want to go up against a local in a race like the Xterra Mountain Championship at Beaver Creek: On Saturday Vail's Josiah Middaugh set a n ... More >>
Happy Place: Pete's Satire Lounge, 1920 East Colfax Avenue, 303-322-2227. The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. The Deals: $1.25 draft beer, $2.75 well drinks, $1.50 tacos, $4 nachos and burritos. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.
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 >>
Ernest Tait was one of the few felons to be on the Most Wanted List twice: He's both number 23 and number 133.Sunday marks the sixtieth anniversary of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list. It got its start on March 14, 1950, after an International News Service reporter asked the feds for info on th ... More >>
This, my friends, is what three pounds of meth looks like.I'm a proud native of the Western Slope, and when I grew up in Grand Junction, the main substance we had to worry about was uranium. Those were the days. Now, reports about meth busts are the opposite of unusual -- although few can com ... More >>
The most resonant information that's come my way thus far today in relation to the anniversary of the April 20, 1999 shootings at Columbine High School was contained in an e-mail sent to Westword by Vicki Newell, a public-policy director with the Colorado PTA. It's a list of school shootings since ... More >>
Here kitty, kitty. It's like living in an episode of When Animals Attack. On August 5 in New Castle, a man shot and killed a mountain lion he said was on his trail just a day after another of the critters got into a home in Idledale and snacked on the family Labrador. What have we done to turn nat ... More >>
The rib-tickling history of Hoss Orwat.
Life can get wild and woolly for herders who flock to the U.S. under a special law.