West Point

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Fort Carson Gets a Black Eye for Its Treatment of These Green Berets

    Sergeant First Class Emil Wojcik wasn't the same after a rollover car crash at Fort Carson in March 2013 broke one of his cervical vertebrae. That, combined with the various times he'd been knocked unconscious during rough parachute landings, seemed to knock something permanently askew in his mind. ... More >>

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    March 25, 2014

    Child's Play: It's two for the money at the Denver Mint

    So, you've got a kid, huh? Whether it's your own rambunctious preschooler or the bratty nephew you've been charged with keeping alive for the next five hours, the most important thing is leaving your house where valuables are liable to be destroyed and seeking refuge on somebody else's property. In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Air Force sex assaults: Prevention chief arrested ten years after scandal at Air Force Academy

    The arrest of Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Krusinski on charges of sexual assault in Virginia has drawn condemnation from officials as high-ranking as President Barack Obama, and no wonder. After all, he was the Air Force's chief of sexual-assault prevention. Krusinski is also a graduate of the Air F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Barack Obama Afghanistan speech drinking game: The revenge of Rush Limbaugh

    The toastmaster.​I watched Barack Obama's speech about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan more closely than any presidential address ever -- but not for the expected reason. I was a (sober) judge in a speech-related drinking game suggested yesterday by none other than super-conservative Rush ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Reader: Gary Faulkner didn't find Osama, but he came closer than Pakistan government

    Gary Faulkner.​Alan Prendergast's post suggesting five more targets for Greeley Osama bin Laden hunter Gary Faulkner prompted a surprising defense of the one-man army and David Letterman show fave. The scribe? A distant relative who thinks Faulkner came closer to finding bin Laden than did the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Pinon Canyon controversy: Tim Wirth blasts "bankrupt" defense policy

    Tim Wirth​Former Senator Tim Wirth, a formidable opponent in the 1980s of the U.S. Army's big plans for its training site in southeastern Colorado, views possible expansion of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site as possibly a greater threat to the area's environment and economy today than it was th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Craigslist ad: Want to run for Lieutenant Governor?

    Jason R. Clark wants you.​As we all know, the economy remains tough these days. But there are still jobs out there. Like, for instance, Lieutenant Governor of Colorado -- a position currently being advertised on Craigslist. No, it's not a joke. Jason R. Clark, an independent gubernatorial ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Q&A with Nothing But the Truth director Rod Lurie

    Director Rod Lurie has had Colorado on his mind in recent years. His 2007 film Resurrecting the Champ, co-starring Josh Hartnett and Samuel L. Jackson (with a cameo by John Elway), was partially filmed in Denver and based loosely on an article by J.R. Moehringer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ... More >>

  • News

    August 3, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of August 3, 2006

  • Film

    April 27, 2006

    All Gave Some

    Sir! No Sir! recounts the GIs who refused to ride the killing machine.

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    Mr. Big

    Welcome to McDonald's, where Steve Bigari is lovin' it.

  • Culture

    July 14, 2005


    Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Legal Eagles

    A year later, these female cadets are still waiting for an apology. A lawsuit may be their only hope.

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Odd Man In

    Mike Miles could be the Democrats' choice in November.

  • News

    July 17, 2003

    Take These Wings

    Andrea Prasse was an honor student -- until she met the honor board.

  • News

    July 17, 2003

    Honor Rolled

    These Air force cadets were ready to fly. Then the honor board crashed their careers.

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2003
  • News

    January 30, 2003

    The War Within

    As America prepares to invade Iraq, female Air Force cadets wage their own battle.

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Ready for Takeoff

    The "dull" Air Force Academy football team and its stoic coach zoom toward a bowl landing.

  • Culture

    June 20, 2002

    In Focus

    The DAM takes a fresh look at photography.

  • Culture

    May 30, 2002

    At Ease

    The Denver Art Museum salutes Western art by West Pointers.

  • Film

    February 14, 2002

    Hart of Glass

    POW-camp thriller provides a not-so-great escape.

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    War and Remembrance

    Father Jim Sunderland chose to spend his life as a middleman -- between killers and God.

  • Calendar

    April 26, 2001

    Peace Be With You

    The peace process comes from a veteran's passion.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Judging the Judge

    After a year on the Jefferson County bench, Brooke Jackson knows it can be a real hot seat.

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Black to Nature

    Bill Gwaltney wants to see more people like him at Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Film

    June 17, 1999
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    May 7, 1998
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    March 19, 1998
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    January 22, 1998
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    July 3, 1997

    A Native Is Restless

    Weary Denver computer programmer Thom Lancy dreams of retracing the Kon-tiki expedition to the South Seas.

  • News

    June 20, 1996

    A Stitch in Time

    At the Blue Jay Inn in Buffalo Creek, life sews on.

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    January 25, 1995