This week's cover story, "Magnetic Attraction," tells the tale of Zen Magnets, a Denver company founded in 2009 by University of Colorado grad Shihan Qu. The company sells -- you guessed it -- magnets. But these aren't just any magnets. They're tiny, high-powered spherical magnets that can be used ... More >>
Receiver Eric Decker has reportedly signed a five-year, $36.25 million contract to play for the New York Jets. That means the Broncos will be without his services on the field, and Denver fans will be weaned of off-the-field glamour shots of Decker and wife/country singer Jessie James, generally reg ... More >>
In the late '80s, after a Broncos Super Bowl loss, a CBS report said Denver had never been number one in anything besides air pollution. But that wasn't true: At the time, Denver had Smiley's, the world's largest laundromat. And this modern marvel's existence had been shared a few years earlier, whe ... More >>
President Barack Obama's visit to Boulder Tuesday was a quick one, but remnants of his stay -- specifically in the form of food -- will linger a little while longer in some of Boulder's favorite restaurants, The Sink and Rush on the Hill. Here are the deals they've put into place to honor Obama.
Bad news for my daughter, who's described Broncos receiver Eric Decker as "the most beautiful man on the planet." He's now engaged to Jessie James, a country singer capable of giving Deck a run for his money in the gorgeous department. James's Facebook page includes lotsa pics in which the two of th ... More >>
During a February 8 broadcast, 9News morning anchor Kyle Dyer was bitten on the face by an Argentine mastiff -- a shocking incident that became national news even as the station asked other media outlets (including this one) not to use video of the incident. Since then, Dyer has appeared in a 9News ... More >>
Kyle Dyer, the 9News anchor bitten by a dog on live TV, has a private Facebook page. But privacy was tough to maintain after the Today show featured a report about the incident and efforts by the station to suppress the video of this shocking but newsworthy event failed. No surprise, then, that Dyer ... More >>
Big photos below.Durango High student Sydney Spies turned heads when she protested yearbook editors' rejection of a sexy senior photo -- a stance that landed her on the Today show. The latest? Her mom, Miki, tells us that today, Sydney will submit a third yearbook photo after two previous one ... More >>
Lights for your list.Good news! The world is not going to end on December 21, 2012. That's the word from Dawn Engle, co-producer of 2012: The True Mayan Prophecy, which airs tonight on Colorado Public Television. But just in case she's wrong, we asked some state leaders for their can't-miss C ... More >>
Big pics below.Each year, one of the best things about the Starz Denver Film Festival is the opportunity to hear directly from filmmakers and, sometimes, the subjects of the films themselves. A prime example: The Friday showing of Wish Me Away, a new doc about country singer Chely Wright's de ... More >>
Nice Myspace photo, Charn.For the second time in a month, a multi-million dollar sexual harassment and assault lawsuit against American Apparel founder and CEO Dov Charney has surfaced, this time by four former employees. This is hardly a surprise, but there is something to be said for the fact t ... More >>
Kanye West is about as polarizing a figure as there is these days. The mere mention of his name inspires a variety of reactions, everything from exasperated eye rolls to passionate rants or equally passionate raves girded with an apologetic undertone for all of his often inexplicably brazen b ... More >>
Since the dawn of live music, artists have canceled shows for various reasons. Gigs have been called for sickness, deaths in the family, dog ate the set-list, etc, etc, blah blah blah. Crypton Future Media based out of Sapporo, Japan, has finally found a way to remedy this situation with the help ... More >>
Bush & Brownie.On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina began wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast that's still reverberating today -- and many members of the public continue to see Michael Brown, head of FEMA at the time, as one of the story's chief villains. Still, Brown, a KOA talk-show host who ... More >>
"I've got to do what?"Yesterday, we told you that Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene had been given permission to serve the remainder of his ninety-day sentence for attempting to influence a public servant (by insisting that his young son Falcon was in an "experimental craft" floating over Norther ... More >>
Wasn't chasing this sucker more fun than rescuing Mr. Whiskers?Two weeks ago, David Lane, attorney for Balloon Boy dad Richard Heene, griped that a $47,000-plus restitution charge for leading law-enforcement officials on a wild experimental-craft chase was way too high. That complaint has no ... More >>
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Remember that beautiful day in October when Balloon Boy Falcon Heene puked on the Today Show as his dad, Richard Heene, tried to convince America that the entire fiasco involving his runaway "experimental craft" had been genui ... More >>
Every year, on a seemingly random day at the end of November, America celebrates Thanksgiving. (Canadians, as usual, get this completely wrong and hold it in October.) It's a day of tradition, a day to give thanks. And a day, or so it's become over time, that we all do inexplicable things j ... More >>
Richard Heene during the infamous Today Show appearance when son Falcon puked for the nation.That e-mail blast attorney David Lane mentioned around this time yesterday came through at 12:51 a.m. today. In it, Lane confirms that Richard Heene and his wife Mayumi will enter guilty pleas tomorro ... More >>
Bill Owens, meet Bill Owens.Last night was a good one for Republicans, who won governor's seats in New Jersey and Virginia over opponents for whom President Barack Obama had actively campaigned. But the news wasn't as positive in a New York congressional race either for right-leaning resident ... More >>
On the left: Colorado's Bill Owens. On the right: New York's Bill Owens. No, they're not the same person. Just heard from a sharp-eyed viewer who saw a familiar face on the Today show this morning -- one who had no business being there. Political reporter Chuck Todd was discussing a New York ... More >>
Make a pig of yourself at Frank Bonannos new place.
Frasca is famous so why is its chef doing an infomercial?
I’m home from work today. Sick. Sick as a dog that’s sick. (See how lame that simile was? Yeah, that’s how sick I am.) Seriously, back up from your screen, so I don’t include you in my circle of contagion. Thanks. So what else is there to do when you’re home sick besides watch TV? It’s ... More >>
Are the local dailies ideologically biased? And if so, in which direction? These questions get asked over and over again, and this morning provided ammunition for folks on either side of the political divide. The issue at hand centers upon a dustup between Massachusetts Senator (and 2004 Democratic ... More >>
Nikolai Fraiture says his band has changed. What's he talkin' 'bout?
Denver comes clean.
Do tape delays slow the 24-hour news cycle?
You'll have the crime of your life in the Mile High City.
From the week of October 9, 2003
Something to Chew On
The documentary Stone Reader opens a new chapter on an obscure novelist.
John Elway, owner, wants to throw a touchdown with Arena football.
Competitive ice sculpting is not all thrills and chills.
What if they put a TV camera in a mall and nobody cared?
The white author of a book on quilting thinks her black male co-author is getting all the credit.
A journal of the media madness sparked by the JonBenét grand jury.
Why we care that the king rat has packed it in.