As the daughter of a U.S. Air Force chaplain, Heather Bingham got to see a little bit of the world as a child: she was born in Turkey and spent several years on the island of Crete before her family moved back to Colorado Springs. And it was during her last year of high school in Colorado that Bingh ... More >>
The hearse carrying the remains of airman Shaquille Hargrove, who was shot dead on the streets of LoDo early Saturday morning, drove through Buckley Air Force Base this morning on its way to North Carolina, where Hargrove's services will be held. It was sad moment for the staff at Buckley, who will ... More >>
Facebook.comShaquille HargroveThe Denver Police Department has released a sketch of the man suspected to have fatally shot Buckley Air Force airman Shaquille Hargrove during a street fight in LoDo over the weekend. Hargrove, 19, was killed early Saturday morning as clubs closed for the night and cro ... More >>
The man who was slain on the streets of LoDo early Saturday morning has been identified: He was nineteen-year-old Airman 1st Class Shaquille Hargrove, a satellite systems operator for the 2nd Space Warning Squadron based at Buckley Air Force base. "On behalf of myself and Team Buckley, I want to off ... More >>
Update: Rob Redmond died doing something he loved. As we've reported, Redmond died early yesterday morning from injuries sustained while skiing at Breckenridge on Sunday, becoming the fifth official casualty at a Colorado resort this season; see our previous coverage below. Now, we've learned more ... More >>
Late last week, I was privy to personal tour of Old Major, the restaurant that culinary patron saint Justin Brunson, who also owns Masterpiece Deli, is tentatively opening on February 22 in Highland. The space, innovatively designed by Fin Art, a local firm, is still undergoing construction, but Bru ... More >>
Flags in Colorado will fly at half staff today, as they have been since December 14, to honor the children and adults who were killed in Newtown, Connecticut. They'll be raised again to their full height on Wednesday -- unless of course there is another tragedy, another senseless death in Colorado o ... More >>
Another week, another arrest of a man with a ministerial past on a sex-crime beef. Mere days after disgraced ex-priest Daniel Drinan was charged with pleasuring himself on a plane, David Grosse, a retired Air Force chaplain, has been arrested for suspected sexual assault against four victims and may ... More >>
Will the second time be a charm? A screening committee has submitted a trio of finalists for Denver's independent monitor job to Michael Hancock -- two months after the mayor's choice to fill the vacancy left by Richard Rosenthal turned him down, and the mayor declined to extend the offer to either ... More >>
We released our 2012 Summer Guide in June, including hundreds of events and opportunities to escape both in the city and in the great outdoors. Each Thursday, we'll roll out the best things to do this week, making it easier for you to plan your summer. Among this week's listings are Fourth of July c ... More >>
In 2010, Sensible Colorado's Brian Vicente petitioned the Colorado Department of Public Health to add post-traumatic-stress disorder to the list of conditions that can be treated by medical marijuana. This effort not only failed, but it led to a public-relations disaster over untruths spoken by its ... More >>
By this time next month, the Lowry Beer Garden -- the first bona fide beer garden in Denver -- will be pouring suds, most of them local, from the confines of a new kitchen and bar that's part of a larger 8,000 square-foot project in the new Hangar 2 project in Lowry.
Where's the military when the chips are down?
Reichen Lehmkuhl wants you to come to Telluride Gay Ski Week."This is the first Telluride Gay Ski since the defeat of the marginalizing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy for our LGBTQ U.S. military service members," says Reichen Lehmkuhl, celebrity host of this Telluride Gay Ski Week, in a news release ... More >>
The process to turn wood into jet fuel sounds like half alchemy, half magic. But Gevo, Inc. an Englewood renewable chemicals and biofuels company, calls it science.
The U.S. Air Force has delayed release of an environmental impact study of its proposal to conduct intensive low-altitude training flights across a wide swath of southern Colorado -- flights as low as 200 feet that had raised concerns among local ranchers and residents seeking the quiet life. ... More >>
Rich in history and imperiled species, Pinon Canyon isn't like any other place on earth. Locals fear that the Army wants to tear the hell out of it.
Won't Get Fooled Again -- or will we? Before we get to the new developments in the White Stripes beef with the Air Force Reserve, we can't believe that no one else has noticed yet or pointed out the similarities between the music for the Reserve's other "Live the Extreme" PSA we posted yesterday and ... More >>
There was something funny going on in the Super Bowl commercials this year, and it wasn't those stupid Bud Light ads. Nope, this one wasn't supposed to be funny at all. It was supposed to inspire you to join the Air Force Reserves, but instead it had us thinking about Lego's. By now, you've hea ... More >>
Llewellyn Werner thinks skateparks could get Iraq's economy rolling
Be there or be square!
The World's Fastest Indian is powered by Anthony Hopkins.
Bolder in Boulder
Jeff Starr and Margaret Neumann riff off their idiosyncrasies.
Fighting the Chills
These Air force cadets were ready to fly. Then the honor board crashed their careers.
The Air Force Academy is changing its leadership -- but can it transform its culture?
April 3, 2003
Despite advances in forecasting technology, predicting the weather is often a crapshoot.
Painterly solos are now on display at Carson-Masuoka and Pirate.
Roland Bernier spells success in a triumphant solo at the DAM's Close Range.
Gordon Ulrickson wants to open a computer museum, but he doesn't have the storage.
Rapper Dannell McNeil takes a chance with his own record label and a new album.
Credit an energetic cast and a savvy director for putting some boogie-woogie in Swingtime Canteen.
Weary Denver computer programmer Thom Lancy dreams of retracing the Kon-tiki expedition to the South Seas.
FOR A DOZEN YEARS, FUGITIVE PEDOPHILE JAMES CHRISTENSEN CLAIMS HE LIVED CRIME-FREE. THAT'S NOT ENOUGH FOR THE STATE PAROLE BOARD.THE SINS OF THE FATHER WHEN PEDOPHILE JAMES CHRISTENSEN WAS SENTENCED UNDER THE DAY-TO-LIFE STATUTE, THE STATE DIDN'T FIGURE O
HE'S LEFT A TRAIL OF ANGRY CREDITORS AND ONCE SUED THE STATE AFTER FALLING OFF A BRIDGE. DAVID SHORTRIDGE SAYS HE'S A NATURAL CANDIDATE FOR THE RTD BOARD.
A NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP MEETS THE UNSINKABLE AL AVRAM.