A new CBS4 report is likely to have two tangible effects: It should spur a flood of applications to work for rental-car operations at Denver International Airport as well as leading to a whole new level of scrutiny during the hiring process at such businesses. Why? The station reveals that marijuan ... More >>
Last week, William Breathes told you about a marijuana possession ban at DIA. Turns out, though, that a new rule outlining sweeping marijuana policy at the airport has yet to be formally adopted and implemented -- and the public will have a chance to weigh in about it at a meeting tomorrow. Get the ... More >>
"This new nonstop flight will be a gateway into Colorado for Japan and other Asian countries," said Governor John Hickenlooper at yesterday's send-off for the inaugural United flight direct from Denver International Airport to Japan. And then, after a sake toast, a dream team of Denver boosters (wh ... More >>
The Denver area's last major storm was so widely anticipated that tweeting locals were ready with a hilarious hashtag: #snOMG!. Today, there's much less of the white stuff, but thanks to the wind and the apparent shortage of snowplows (Colorado Department of Transportation's claims to the contrary), ... 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 >>
Is the Colorado Department of Transportation looking at hiking taxes on gasoline and electric cars? That's the implication from an Independence Institute report, which quotes from CDOT e-mails. But spokeswoman Stacey Stegman says there's no proposal yet, and one is unlikely this year.
Watch local TV news and you'd be under the impression that snowplows are everywhere this morning -- but I sure as hell can't confirm it. I left my home in the Ken-Caryl Ranch area at 5:15 a.m. this morning, and by the time I slid into the parking lot at Westword's 969 Broadway HQ at 6:05 a.m. ... More >>
Colorado Attorney General John Suthers' office has ordered every state agency and institution of higher education to take down their Facebook pages if they have one, according to Rebecca Laurie, spokeswoman for History Colorado, which does have a page. Attorney General's spokesman Mike Sacco ... More >>
This sign is headed down the road a piece.On Monday, we told you about the National Socialist Movement, a neo-Nazi group, taking part in the Colorado Department of Transportation's adopt-a-highway program -- and CDOT's conclusion that stopping it from doing so was impossible. Now, a new deve ... More >>
A sign about cleaning up that some people see as thoroughly unclean (image from Channel 4's coverage).Last night, Channel 4 featured a report about a stretch of Highway 85 adopted by Denver's branch of the National Socialist Movement, a neo-Nazi group -- not the kind of publicity calculated t ... More >>
The point at which C-470 and I-70 meet looked so serene earlier this morning. Now, not so much.Colorado Department of Transportation spokeswoman Stacey Stegman knew what kind of a week she'd have when she drove to work early yesterday morning, during day one of an event that seems likely to c ... More >>
Last week, Colorado Department of Transportation head Russell George announced that the agency would be reexamining its stance that highway widening is the “preferred alternative” for addressing gridlock along the I-70 mountain corridor.
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