Our latest update about Gunsmoke Guns, the Wheat Ridge business at the center of the just-canceled reality TV series American Guns, featured a search warrant affidavit suggesting tax rip-offs going back years. But the evidence presented in the document against the Wyatt family -- Rich, Renee, Kurt a ... More >>
Update: We've been following a series of surprising incidents involving Gunsmoke Guns, a Wheat Ridge store that served as the setting of American Guns, a reality TV series that was recently canceled by the Discovery Channel; see our previous coverage below. First, there was a robbery. Then, there w ... More >>
Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard, a homegrown chain, is heating up this green chile season by rolling out a roster of chile-injected menu items: a green chile burger, a green chile chicken sandwich, green chile sliders and breakfast burritos, all smothered with New Mexico Hatch green chiles. The ... More >>
National Farmers' Market Week runs through August 11, and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Denver's homegrown success story, is showing its support of local produce by giving the first 250 people to arrive at select farmers' markets a $10 token that can be used at any vendor. The burrito chain will also be g ... More >>
The Obama campaign is hoping to make news in Colorado for something other than today's presidential visit to the Waldo Canyon fire zone in the Springs. The fight for swing state votes will hit Wheat Ridge Sunday, when Obama staffers will join former Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria for the lau ... More >>
Thieves dispensing with stolen goods typically do so quietly, outside the public eye. But if Wheat Ridge Police are right, Wylie Newton is a different breed. Newton is accused of stealing an antique pistol from a New Mexico museum, then trying to sell it on a reality TV show.
otterbox.com The Consumer Electronics Show, that yearly technology bacchanal, kicks off today in Las Vegas. It's an orgy of smartphones, tablets, Justin Bieber and ... gospel singers belting out tweets? You better believe it. A host of Colorado companies are there, showing and telling and (ho ... More >>
"I was able to view an album titled 'Homies' by 'Ray Jin' on Facebook." That was some of the excellent police work done by the Wheat Ridge Police Department while investigating Corey and Jesse Knapper, the subjects of this week's Westword cover story, "Buzz Kill." The twins and art-school students g ... More >>
Update below: One minute, drivers were zipping along I-70 near Wadsworth with no problem. The next, they were sliding as if an ice storm had just struck. Now, however, Wheat Ridge Police think they know who was responsible for the mysterious substance that slickened the highway early yesterday morni ... More >>
Big pics below.It's been a whirlwind June for Kittredge artist Michael McGrath. Three small pieces, including two featuring nudity and a third that was mistaken for a vagina, were removed from a display at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center. But yesterday, they were back -- following a letter ... More >>
Wheat Ridge cleaning clown. Nothing says springtime in Denver like a clown painting leaning against the front wheel of a car parked before an open garage door on a driveway teeming with junk. The clown painting practically promises that the open garage is the portal to a secret kingdom of jun ... More >>
The JV Bandit.Last month, we noted that the JV Bandit would make the varsity soon, given the rate at which he was allegedly knocking over banks. And the suspect, named by the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force, which has bestowed monikers on the likes of the Formerly Known as the Perennia ... More >>
A Flickr photoWhen at Wembley, don't start playing by English football rules, guys. This ain't soccer!Why not warm up for the weekend by reading some Denver blogs? The Broncos will play their first-ever regular season game outside America on October 31, facing off against the San Francisco 4 ... More >>
A sign of the times?Update, 4:01 p.m.: Pat Dunn just called with information about a court hearing earlier today involving an altercation at an earlier protest. Look below for more information. On Friday, we told you about a call for a counter-protest against the group picketing Wolf Interst ... More >>
Makeout Point, a newer outfit that formed this past spring, recently finished filming its first video for a song called "Falling In." We just got a peek at some stills from the shoot and the video looks like it's going to be positively funtastic on the homemade goodness tip, with the band rocking ... More >>
Obama meets Sambo? Click the photo to enlarge the image.So... whaddya think? Is this billboard, on display outside Wolf Interstate Leasing & Sales, 4855 Miller Street in Wheat Ridge, a bold (and legitimate) statement of displeasure with the Obama administration that has the guts to link the s ... More >>
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In a bankruptcy filing today, Chrysler reveals that it plans to close 789 of its 3,200 dealerships in the United States -- and a source with access to the documents finds at least three in the immediate Denver metro area on the list. They are: • Burt Dodge Chrysler Jeep, 9900 Twenty Mile Road, ... More >>
http://fanellisamicis.com/Fanellis_Amicis.php After years of serving up old-fashioned, red-sauce Italian at 53rd and Sheridan, Amici's has made the leap into the 21st century with a new spot at 4330 Wadsworth Boulevard in Wheat Ridge. This address once belonged to Gemini Restaurant, but it's barely ... More >>
The space at 846 Broadway has long been the go-to bar for all our needs around the office. It's been the Parlour, the Minturn Saloon and Moon Time in the years that I've been here --everything from a kinda weird, quasi-classy bolt-hole with a serious kitchen to a mountain transplant w ... More >>
A funny thing happend on the way to the hallucination machine.
A young pro bowler finds hope to spare.
Karin Heine property , Wheat Ridge
A local magazine says the city's news-box rules kick publications where it hurts.
Inside the Rocky Mountain Heritage Fest, Colorado's first neo-Nazi music festival.
What's it like to work at the state's largest detox? These counselors were scared straight.
A group of Wheat Ridge neighbors turn up their noses at a malodorous mare.
Are the series of superhighways inching their way around Denver a "beltway"--or a noose?
Two Wheat Ridge women try to plug into the miracle of TV fame.
"SUE THE CREEP" IN THE DOG-POISONING CASE? IN COLORADO, YOU'RE BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE.
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