Another solid batch of new shows going on sale this weekend, including Phoenix, who's coming to the Rocks with Dinosaur Jr., Five Iron Frenzy, set to play the Ogden in August, KTCL Channel 93.3 is set to feature the Lumineers, Langhorne Slim and Paper Bird, plus the Monkees. Keep reading for the ful ... More >>
A bunch of great shows announced this week: Fresh off a string of well received comeback shows, Fall Out Boy is back with a new record and a tour that will hit Denver in June. Vampire Weekend is due at Red Rocks with Of Monsters and Men, while fun. has announced a date of its own at Red Rocks with T ... More >>
Where's Mike Coffman? That's the question raised by a new site called Wheresmikecoffman.com, which accuses the reelection-seeking Republican congressman of being unresponsive to voters.
In response, Coffman's spokesman says the politician has been available at all kinds of public events -- and deno ... More >>
Further underscoring the importance of Colorado as a key swing state in the presidential election, Paul Ryan, the newly named Republican vice presidential candidate, is holding events in metro Denver tonight and tomorrow -- just two days after Mitt Romney announced his running mate.
Ryan began his ... More >>
Denver blog posts remember Memorial Day...or at least most of it.
In a story about Barack Obama leading Mitt Romney by four points in a new poll of Coloradans, Colorado Pols notes, Politico references "the Boulder State." Colorado Springs is going to be pissed.
At Mile High Mamas, Danya Copeland t ... More >>
Here are the winners of the 2011 Denver #WebAwards in the category we're loosely dubbing "news," which means Westword scribes report on the happenings in these beats, right here on Latest Word. These are the winners only; for a complete list of finalists go here: "Here are your 2011 Denver #W ... More >>
Scott Tipton.In late May, Representative Scott Tipton apologized to the House Ethics Committee for his daughter Elizabeth's tactic of dropping daddy's name while seeking clients for Broadnet, the family-related telecommunications firm where she works. Although Tipton's staff denied that Eliza ... More >>
Scott Tipton.Shortly after winning praise for getting the ban on the military expansion of Pinon Canyon restored, Representative Scott Tipton faces potential embarrassment over letters sent by his daughter, Elizabeth, in which she dropped daddy's name to seek business for the family-connected ... More >>
Sarah Palin.The cancellation of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's scheduled May 2 speech in Colorado Springs so quickly after it's announcement can't help but smack of hinkiness.
So, too, does the stated reason for the plug-pulling: personal attacks made on Palin that allegedly stop short ... More >>
Jane Norton isn't the only one gunning for Ken Buck. Colorado's rogue Republican candidate for Michael Bennet's U.S. Senate seat became the subject of some national target practice yesterday, in a Politico piece headlined "Primary Words Haunt Ken Buck." Words like "Social Security," which Buc ... More >>
A Flickr photo"'V' for 'victory.'"Update, 2:27 p.m.: New info below the original 1:37 p.m. item. While Republican Ken Buck used the caucus system to transform himself from a senatorial dark horse into a frontrunner (the kind now getting attacked by the likes of Politico), Andrew Romanoff, the ... More >>
"Bring me the head of Tony Heyward." Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is still getting roundly pummeled in the press over the Obama administration's response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.
But there's increasing evidence that the administration is trying to shift the falte ... More >>
Their German citizenship didn't exactly solve their problems.Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis likes Arizona's controversial new immigration law a whole lot more than does Representative Jared Polis, who told Politico that requiring immigrants to have their papers on them at all ... More >>
Michael Bennet.The "send" key: It's so easy to push -- and so dangerous when it's pressed prematurely. Witness the chain of events that followed an unwise forward inadvertently shared with assorted reporters by a member of Senator Michael Bennet's staff as information about a Colorado connect ... More >>
Bob Beauprez.Our Monday Denver Blogs post linked a Colorado Pols item about Bob Beauprez, who lost to Bill Ritter in a 2006 gubernatorial bid, and now seems eager to take on Senator Michael Bennet in 2010. A Politico article Colorado Pols references finds Big Bob denigrating the chances that ... More >>
They're coming for you, Betsy Markey.Politico reports this morning that the battle over President Obama's health care-reform bill will be waged, and won, during the upcoming August recess. And Republicans is already identifying Colorado Democrats it believes it can persuade to stiff-arm the p ... More >>