Here's another cannabis-related ad, this time from the Ouray Plaindealer from August 30, 1907. Though unlike past advertisements for medicines that contained cannabis, this is one touts the medical benefits of Dr. Franklin Miles' Pain Pills despite not having any cannabis in the product. And while ... More >>
Update: As we reported last week, Yousef Gharbi, sixteen, was among the most seriously wounded victims of the Aurora theater shooting, having been struck by a bullet that may have to remain in his head for the rest of his life. Since our post, Yousef's mom has been regularly updating his Caring Bri ... More >>
Put a few thousand people in a room, put on dance music and loose-fitting -- or very little -- clothing and you're bound to drop a few items. Before the ravers who were at Caffeine last night wake up, here are the ten common things you'll find on the floor after a rave. And for a closer look, here a ... More >>
From the dreadlocked ski bum in Breck covering his season pass by selling grams from his garden to Texas tourists to the clandestine smoke shacks at nearly every resort in this state, marijuana has unofficially sponsored snowboarding and skiing in Colorado for some time. And now Cheeba Chews ... More >>
Fittingly, Boulder MMC is right next to the office of Boulder's pot-friendly congressman, Jared Polis, who has repeatedly stood up for state rights to medical marijuana. Boulder MMC owner Frank Horwich says the congressman has been over to his shop a few times, adding that Polis seemed to lik ... More >>
Ryan Bregenzer.When Senator Chris Romer first proposed a medical marijuana regulation bill, he said legislation might close half the state's dispensaries, and Sensible Colorado's Brian Vicente thinks 40 percent of MMJ businesses may falter in the wake of HB 1284's signing. MMJ Menu's Ryan Br ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
Clay Rush during his AFL playing days.In recent years, the dangers of concussions has finally begun to receive serious attention across the sporting landscape. But a complaint filed in Denver District Court last week (read it here) alleges that this belated shift didn't take place in time to ... More >>
In case you were unaware, the darlings of the music industry have decided a regular music album wasn't enough and moved into the visual arena. Yep, America's favorite eukaryotic organism-themed band, Animal Collective, has teamed with filmmaker Danny Perez to make what it's coining a "visual album" ... More >>
Put this on.Having to utter the words "emergency room" is almost never good. And when the sentence also involves your kid, it's even worse. Such was the case for me recently when I took my seven-year-old kid to the ER at Rose Medical Center after the fever he'd had for two days spiked to 103 ... More >>
This week Jason Sheehan reviews Chutney's. Photo by Mark Manger. A few years ago, while working in Albuquerque, I made one dumbass move that almost accidentally ended my cooking career -- a full three or four months before I ended it quite deliberately on my own. It was a Tuesday and things had b ... More >>
Setting sail three sheets to the wind.
He came looking for work. A week in the Park County Jail changed everything.
Colorado's becoming a mecca for skateboarders. But for the best parks, you'd better head for the hills.
From the week of January 9, 2003
From the week of May 3, 2001
Pharmacist Bob Gusich has been a real pill for the state prison system.
Stan Israel spent two days in a psych ward. There was just one little problem.
A morphine-addicted pharmacist hid his Colorado drug conviction and resumed work in California--for a while.