A couple of week's back, we shared Ranker's list of the twenty best state songs -- and had to admit that even though Colorado's finished pretty high, it was hardly a standout. Now, Spotify has assembled a roster of each state's favorite July 4th song, and unfortunately, Colorado's is among the unco ... More >>
Boulder frequently tops the annual Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index -- popularly known as the happiest cities list. Not this year -- although Boulder and one other prominent Colorado community place high in the rankings. Continue to count down the photo-illustrated top ten, complete with blurbs ... More >>
Over the years, we've intermittently highlighted unsolved Colorado murders listed on the indispensable Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons website. Our most recent offering appeared last September, on the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. For loved ones left behind, howeve ... More >>
Yesterday, a few hours after we let you know about an avalanche near Keystone that killed a backcountry skier, Governor John Hickenlooper issued a warning about the danger of such slides -- and no wonder. Not only have two people in Colorado died in avalanches over recent days , but the fatality tot ... More >>
Along with Colorado's new marijuana laws legalizing limited amounts of herb for adults 21 and up came liberalization in the conversation around the state. People aren't afraid to talk about marijuana in public anymore, largely because it's not illegal to do so. In fact, it's not uncommon now to hear ... More >>
Kenneth Lankford, 46, was once the fourth most wanted man in the state of Utah, evading capture by disappearing into the woods. This weekend, authorities believe he was back in a forest -- the Black Forest, near Colorado Springs -- when he shot and killed two people, including his wife, and injured ... More >>
Epic Brewing will open its soaring new taproom at noon Saturday, September 28, welcoming thirsty Colorado beer drinkers who've been curious to get a peek inside the $2 million facility that the Utah-based company has been working on for months. In addition to 25 taps of Epic beer and two beer engin ... More >>
There's something charming about Patrick Schumacher's decision to ride his horse, Dillon, from Colorado to Utah for his brother's wedding. Such a trek is like a romantic Old West tale updated to the 21st Century.... ...or at least it would have been if he hadn't been arrested on a handful of allega ... More >>
Diebolt Brewing opened last weekend as Denver's newest small craft brewery, serving up beers and camaraderie in the Sunnyside neighborhood. The brewery plans to hold a grand opening event during the Great American Beer Festival, which returns to town October 10-12, but it will have some company by t ... More >>
Physicians around the world overwhelmingly support medical marijuana, according to a poll conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine last month. Focusing on the hypothetical case of a breast cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy and experiencing pain and heavy nausea, the poll asked doctors i ... More >>
Colorado Creative Industries, a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade that replaced the Colorado Council of the Arts, has a new executive director, Margaret Hunt, who will be responsible for developing a statewide, shared vision for Colorado's creative indus ... More >>
A post asking whether Colorado drivers are being profiled as a result of the state's marijuana policies begat a Comment of the Day from one reader who shared his own profile-target experience. And that post spawned still more memorable comments -- like this one dissing the places across Colorado's b ... More >>
While the passage of Amendment 64 has received national and even international attention (via Mexico president Felipe Calderon's comments about his nation's pot policy in A64's wake), much of the mainstream media's coverage has been less than thoughtful. But as usual, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is an exc ... More >>
There are a lot of ways to open a bottle of beer. There are keychains and iPod cases with bottle openers embedded in them. There are openers on flip-flops and baseball cap bills, wall-mounted openers, countertops, knives and even a beer bottle stick. But a Denver photographer and part-time inventor ... More >>
The Brian Jonestown Massacre (due tonight at the Bluebird Theater) has been through ups and downs since 1990. But through it all, singer and primary songwriter Anton Newcombe, has steered the band through releasing more great albums per decade than most bands have across entire career. For the unini ... More >>
Hundreds of fans lined up to buy The Book of Mormon tickets on Sunday, since the musical written by hometown heroes Trey Parker and Matt Stone will start its road tour here in Denver next August. For those who managed to snag seats, Jenn Wohletz, who spent several years in Utah, offered up t ... More >>
Trey Parker and Matt Stone, who created The Book of Mormon , are hometown heroes -- and that alone is reason for a "Glory Hallelujah" all around. Tickets for the musical sold out in record time yesterday; for those lucky enough to have snagged them, there are a few things about the LDS faith that yo ... More >>
With summer beginning to wind down and the very real possibility for an apocalypse of zombie, alien, man-made, religious, nature, cat or other proportions around every corner, we decided it was a good time to have a chat with a real-life survival instructor. While we've got most of our surviv ... More >>
Penis size matters -- at least judging by the amount of time we spend obsessing about it. Which is why we were thrilled to check out the Penis Size Worldwide Map on view below. Or at least we were until we found out how the United States stacked up -- especially in light of a survey showing t ... More >>
Colorado's Public Utilities Commission is slated to sign off on Qwest's merger with CenturyLink today, a day after Montana became the fourteenth state to okay the deal, pushing memories of Mountain Bell even further down the line. The PUC was initially scheduled to approve the merger last we ... More >>
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"Just wait, Joe. You're gonna miss me."We've been panning for Denver blogging gold. Here's three posts we sifted out. In a fan post on Mile High Report, Joe Medina calls April 19 "a day that will live in infamy" -- because Tony Scheffler's departure means the Broncos' Mike Shanahan era is of ... More >>
So close and yet so far away.Colorado has plenty of homegrown fast-food and fast-casual chains to keep locals happy. There's Chipotle, Qdoba, Smashburger, Einstein Bagels and Quiznos just to name a few. But Coloradoans also love their California fast food, and we've made some gains in the past few ... More >>
I just received a press release from the Salt Lake City Arts Council (cue the Pace picante sauce dudes asking incredulously, "Salt Lake City?!") informing me of their Twilight Concert Series. Evidently, the concerts, which are free and take place every Thursday night at the Gallivan Center in downto ... More >>
Each year, I sit down with my daughter Lora -- a rabid sports fan with strong opinions about 9News' Susie Wargin -- to fill out NCAA tournament brackets for both the men's and women's basketball championships as part of a friendly contest organized by my wife's peers in the Archdiocese of Denver sch ... More >>
As you might recall, the Democratic National Convention was in Denver last week, and police prepared for the event like they were readying for an invasion of Utah, loading up on high-tech video cameras, SWAT gear, pepper spray and lots of other super-cool shit. As you also might recall, they didn't ... More >>
Fast reviews of recent releases
Marc Frank Montoya brought the inner city to the snow-white world of boarding.
Rich in wildlife and natural resources, the Roan Plateau survived the last energy boom. Will this one destroy it?
Boulder Outdoor Survival School
The true spirit of sport returns when pigskins fly.
As the Olympics begin, glory looks certain for America's golden hockey girls.
Too many shocks numb the senses in Vertical Limit.
Cedarosaurus weiskopfae -- Weiskopf's Cedar-reptile
For Buzz Bomber and the M-80s, raising money is a blast.
Why are there no cameras rolling in Denver?
Researchers may have fabricated state-of-the-art polygraph technology, but it can't forge the Truth.
Eranium made Charlie Steen rich. But the fortune became too hot to handle.
A proposed railroad merger threatens jobs throughout Colorado -- and, up in Minturn, a way of life.
"THIRD-PARTY" CANDIDATES GET SECOND-RATE TREATMENT.