Earlier this month, eight former DEA administrators wrote a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder encouraging him to crack down on new marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington, in part because they see the measures as violating international treaties regarding drugs.
Officials in at least on ... More >>
As we reported earlier today, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder didn't choose his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee to share the Justice Department response to marijuana laws in Colorado that contradict federal policy.
The measures contradict international treaties, too, as a new rep ... More >>
Last week, we noted that Weld County Sheriff John Cooke was among several Colorado sheriffs raising constitutional concerns about potential gun-control measures. Now, the Weld Count Commissioners have pulled a similar trigger, passing a resolution -- read it below -- expressing their support for the ... More >>
It was quite cold in Denver today where hundreds of people gathered just outside the Canadian consulate to stand in solidarity with indigenous groups in that country who are fighting with the government there over a wide range of issues. But organizers of the local protest said supporters of First N ... More >>
The war in Iraq has forced many Iraqi students to abandon their hopes of an education. Some fled the country and had to put their education on hold, while others found their schools destroyed.
Recognizing these problems, the Iraqi Student Project, a St. Louis-based organization that has volunteers ... More >>
It's safe to say that the year 2012 is a big one in Mayan culture -- but few people really know the extent of its importance, argues PeaceJam Executive Director Dawn Engle. Not up to speed? No worries: Tonight you can catch Mayan Renaissance -- a Peacejam-produced movie that puts 4,000 years of Maya ... More >>
Big pics below.This weekend's Western Conservative Summit at Colorado Christian University attracted four announced or prospective Republican presidential candidates, including high-profile Texas governor Rick Perry. But while long-shot Herman Cain's victory in a straw poll may have startled ... More >>
Video below.Want more evidence of soccer's growing popularity in this country? Look no further than yesterday's White House ceremony honoring your Colorado Rapids, winner of the MLS Cup. Owner Stan Kroenke and the whole crew were on hand as President Barack Obama, self-declared "soccer dad," ... More >>
Gerardo Noriega.Gerardo Noriega, a twenty-year-old Smoky Hill High School graduate, will be able to stay with his family until at least December 5. He was granted a continuation at his second deportation hearing in Federal Immigration Court today.
Noriega moved to Colorado when he was nine a ... More >>
Vizguerra.Jeanette Vizguerra, a small business owner, community leader and mother of three citizen children, will have to wait until 8:30 a.m. on July 13 to find out if she will be allowed to stay in this country.
Vizguerra's final deportation hearing was scheduled to take place at 8:30 this ... More >>
For a patient, knowing a strain's total THC and CBD content ― the two main compounds responsible for everything from pain relief to making Zeppelin that much cooler ― is important; when you're trying to find helpful strains, their chemical makeup is a more useful tool than looking for cry ... More >>
If there's hardly any beef, then why not go vegan?Taco Bell has been sued by Alabama-based law firm Beasley Allen, which claims the chain was using too little beef in its "beef." And because this country loves meaty litigation, Taco Bell turned around and sued right back, claiming that not on ... More >>
Dan Maes.John Hickenlooper's inauguration as governor, slated to start shortly, stirs thoughts of those Hick defeated -- not just Tom Tancredo, but also Republican nominee Dan Maes, whose campaign imploded so spectacularly. Since then, Maes has released occasional musings on issues, including ... More >>
Wes McKinley.Representative Wes McKinley was standing on the steps of the State Capitol yesterday, discussing the discovery of "breathable particles of plutonium" near the now-defunct Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, when hundreds of bicyclists and a whirring helicopter drowned out the reve ... More >>
Would CU's Mark Serreze beat Al Gore in an intellectual duel?In Copenhagen for the UN climate conference, inconvenient truther Al Gore suggested that the Arctic Ocean could be almost free of ice by 2014. Problem is, Dr. Wieslav Maslowski, the scientist whose work Gore cited in connection with ... More >>