A Rollerblader will glide down the South Platte River Trail right by Will Rice and do a double-take, turn around, stop and approach the 39-year-old angler with curiosity.
"Wow, you are fishing here?" he'll ask, wondering if Rice is a crazy person for wading into the river that snakes through downto ... More >>
In this week's Westword cover story, "Water World," our editorial team covered significant events that have occurred along the South Platte River. We took a long cruise along the trail from Mississippi Avenue all the way up to 104th Avenue, passing by notable landmarks Confluence Park, Sports Author ... More >>
Trees need lots of things to grow: dirt, water, sunlight. And in the case of now-Governor John Hickenlooper's ambitious plan to plant a million trees in metro Denver by 2025, they also need cold, hard cash. As such, the tree-planting initiative, called The Mile High Million, is hosting its fi ... More >>
Most Americans probably don't know that Canada has replaced Saudi Arabia as our primary source of imported oil. And fewer still have any idea that much of the Canadian oil, refined into gasoline at places like Suncor Energy's plant in Commerce City, is some of the nastiest stuff on earth, obtained ... More >>
Most pet lovers have heard of the bestselling novel by journalist John Grogan, Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog. Hollywood couldn't wait to get its hands on the story: A mere three years after the book was published, 20th Century Fox is releasing the film version of Marley ... More >>