The Golden Police Department has identified the man who died in a terrible crash last week as David Oursler, a forty year old from Morrison. Oursler's Facebook page reveals a man who loved the great outdoors and the Republican party, which he served as a Jefferson County commiteeman.
Richard Brautigan spent a few years basking in the celebrity sun as the author of such counterculture classics as Trout Fishing in America and In Watermelon Sugar. But it was a short honeymoon, and the writer, who came up from poverty, fell into a trough of depression and alcoholism later in life. H ... More >>
Peter Hessler.Colorado-based writer Peter Hessler, best known for his articles and books on China, won a MacArthur Fellowship. Colloquially called the "genius" grant, the $500,000 award, paid out over five years, is a blank check for the recipient to pursue his or her creative ambitions. For ... More >>
Ken Buck.Abortion is seldom a major debating point in campaigns these days -- not because it's deemed an unimportant issue, but because most people already have made up their minds on the subject. It's an interesting twist, then, that the Campaign for a Strong Colorado, which opposes Republi ... More >>
Image by TheAlieness GiselaGiardino23Need a robot to harmonize on your latest opus, but Autotune got you down and vocoder too kitschy and retro? Well, local electronic music mastermind CacheFlowe (aka Justin Gitlin) has got a treat for you! As of today, his custom vocal processing software R ... More >>
Every presidency has its own biases about the kind of education that makes for good leaders. JFK stacked the deck with Harvard grads; Bush I and Bush II leaned toward Yalies, of course. Snobbery, Eastern elitism, Ivy Leaguism--it's been expected of the White House since the days of Woodrow Wi ... More >>
Cherry Creek High School grad Matt Iseman has covered as lot of ground since leaving Creek behind for Princeton, then med school at Columbia and a residency back home at CU. That's when he pulled the old switcheroo and quit doctoring altogether to stand up and tell jokes in Hollywood. But in I ... More >>
Aaron Harber and David Gregory. Aaron Harber recently returned from a trip to Princeton University, his alma mater, where he hobnobbed with folks who will or may turn up as future guests on his signature Channel 12 program. In addition to taping shows featuring former U.S. Attorney General Nicholas ... More >>
This year, we've wrapped our roundup of holiday albums a bit differently. Instead of delivering it to you in one big lump (like coal), we're parceling out the reviews online, with a blog each weekday through December 24 devoted to recordings in a different category. This year's last installment un ... More >>
Avenue Q arrives at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.
George Clooneys ode to screwball comedies of yore is so close. And yet...
With just two albums under his belt, this acclaimed Chi-town rapper is talking about retiring.
Hillary is not the first or last to be a crying shame.
Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.
CU students have twice won the Solar Decathlon. Can they make it a three-peat?
When it comes to the Southwest, English is the new Spanish.
From the week of 6/14/2007
Adolescent angst scores big.
Rising political powerhouse Jared Polis is rich, tireless and filled with contradictions.
Women's tennis is the latest from the new Pi dynasty.
Colorado could be courting a winner in the NCAA Tournament.
Outsiders swoop in and threaten area landmarks -- as usual.
Grazing in the Grass
Beauty is only skin deep -- but that's deep enough.
Ignored American racquet players may be ready to reap rewards in this heady game.
When his wife required an emergency transplant, this professor was ready to donate his own kidney -- but CU wasn't willing to pay the price.
Two photo shows are set to close at the Arvada Center, while BMoCA closes out its Harry Bertoia.
Aviva Kempner aims high with a tribute to Hank Greenberg.
Filmmaker puts his personal tragedy on the big screen.
While other downtown malls died, Boulder’s was a real success story. But then came the chains and other Block-busters.
The answer is in the cards -— Blue Mountain cards.
Even though the premise of Mystery, Alaska is skating on thin ice, it still manages to score.