Last week, DPS launched the Great Lives in Colorado History series. Written by local educators, the thirteen biographies completed so far introduce Coloradans of the past to third-graders of the present. The results are both educational and complete: In the two we borrowed to channel our inn ... More >>
Filter PressCat DeRose has lived near Little Raven Street for years, but she has Denver Public Schools' third graders to thank for all that she now knows about its namesake. And later this month, they'll be able to thank her back. DeRose's 23-page book, Little Raven, Chief of the Southern Ar ... More >>
Glenn Porzak.CU-Boulder's distinguished alumni list includes the likes of politicians Hank Brown and Ralph Carr, sportscaster Chris Fowler, South Park co-creator Trey Parker and attorney Glenn Porzak, whose entry notes that he "led the first American team to climb two peaks over 26,000 feet o ... More >>
When the old Colorado judicial center at Broadway and 14th was imploded last Sunday, it left a cloud of dust in the air -- and a lingering question from those who remembered that the building's massive mural by Angelo di Benedetto could not be saved because it was created on asbestos board. S ... More >>
About to go "boom!"Buildings in Denver don't implode every day -- so Channel 31 got every inch of mileage possible out of yesterday's demolition of the Colorado Judicial Building, leveled to make room for the new Ralph L. Carr Judicial Complex. Look below to see four separate clips: a full re ... More >>
Meet us on Alameda, where cultures collide. In a good way.
Former Colorado governor Ralph Carr has been dead since 1950 and obscure for nearly as long. But he's returned to the public eye of late thanks to Channel 9 reporter Adam Schrager, whose new biography, The Principled Politician: The Ralph Carr Story, celebrates the bravery of its central player. Car ... More >>
Fearless DA Phil Van Cise cleaned up Denver — and it cost him his career. Can a new justice center right an old wrong?
From the week of September 27, 2001