After returning from tours in Afghanistan and Iraq ten years ago, Navy veteran Jeremy Usher experienced symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder according to the Greeley Tribune. He subsequently tried treating his condition with alcohol, resulting in multiple DUIs and a probationary sentence. But ... More >>
Last year, Colorado's health department refused to approve medical marijuana for treating post-traumatic stress disorder -- but one branch of the federal government appeared ready to test pot's PTSD effectiveness. Now, however, the plan's on hold, much to the chagrin of Brian Vicente, who's long fou ... More >>
Robert MelamedeIn September, Colorado's health department rejected the use of medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, a common affliction for veterans. But that doesn't mean the military and MMJ have been divorced once and for all. Cannabis Science, a Colorado Springs marij ... More >>
Louis Hampers.A federal court judge has set bail for Dr. Louis Hampers, the former head of the Children's Hospital ER who is accused of writing 654 phony prescriptions using several aliases and stolen identities, at $2.5 million. The ruling came out of a detail-filled court hearing yesterday ... More >>
Earlier this week, ex-Congressman Tom Tancredo said former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton, then on the cusp of formally announcing her candidacy for the U.S. Senate, wasn't "ready for prime time" and was only running because she'd been urged to do so by Arizona Senator John McCain. Since ... More >>
Jane Norton.Last month, the National Republican Senatorial Committee registered a couple of domain names on behalf of former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton -- and today, Norton's using one of them, JaneNortonForColorado.com. Up-front: A news item that declares, "Jane Norton official ... More >>
Punxsutawney Phil saw his own shadow this morning, thereby forecasting six more weeks of winter -- and that's appropriate. There are shadows lurking everywhere, threatening whatever bright spots try to break out of the gloom. Tom Daschle -- who was hailed as the person who might be able to untangl ... More >>
Buy local week continues through December 5. And while, with Barack Obama's appointments announcement today, it doesn't look like many Coloradans will be heading to D.C., there's plenty to do here at home. Nothing gets the home fires burning like neighborhood fights, and Denver's Neighborhood ... More >>
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Funny gives the newest (in)famous Denverite a tongue-lashing for his fowl deeds.
The former FEMA head revisits his worst mistake and talks about the disaster that is the What If? Colorado campaign.
Attorney Jay Reinan made his name defending nursing homes. Now he's out to expose them.
Mentoring programs complain about the lack of adult males. So one took a chance on Marc Plaskie.
Anne Landman has dedicated her life to being a pain in the ash. Will it make a difference come election time?
The state told Virginia Fraser to shut up, but she won't give up on the elderly.
In Colorado, insurance offers little protection to badly injured motorcyclists.
Denver readies itself for a bio-bomb — but is the federal program behind this exercise a dud?
Patrick Gourley has seen enough death from AIDS. Now it’s time for rebirth.
As the turks of Denver's black politics grow old, what's to be made of their legacy?
Jerry Ritchie doesn't like Meridian retirement homes or owner Trish Nagel. She'd like Jerry to keep quiet -- and she has the money to make him.
Intrigue, inaction and personnel disputes have one federal agency at war with itself. Can't we all just get along?
THINGS YOU DID IN DENVER WHILE YOU WERE STOPPED DEAD IN TRAFFIC ON THE WAY TO DIA.