Last week, we reported about a hearing for Dale Wayne Eaton, who's on Wyoming's death row for the horrific rape and murder of Lisa Kimmell, a Denver teen also known as "Lil Miss," back in 1988. Eaton's lawyers say his defense was subpar before being sentenced to die and he was mentally ill. To put i ... More >>
The rape and murder of Lisa Kimmell, aka "Lil Miss," was one of the most shocking and brutal crimes of its era -- the subject of multiple television shows and a book written by her mom that traces heartbreak over the course of more than a decade. The killer of Denver-based Kimmell, Dale Eaton, is o ... More >>
The thirteenth annual Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival takes place in Vail this Thursday through Saturday, January 12. This winter fest features some of the most unique and rare craft beers in the country; check the website for the full lineup of participating breweries, the schedule of ... More >>
This week's cover story, "Going to Extremes," focuses on triple-threat Justin Simoni, a Denver artist and performer who also finished first last month in the single-speed division of the world's toughest mountain bike race, the Tour Divide -- a grueling odyssey on mostly unpaved trails through the R ... More >>
Yesterday, amid an unusually genial gathering of environmental and energy leaders, Governor John Hickenlooper unveiled new state rules requiring detailed disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (or "fracking") methods of drilling for oil and gas -- a major step toward transpa ... More >>
EtsyThis candlelight of Western love can be shipped to you from Southern California.I had the perfect Christmas present plan for the out-of-towners in my life: kitschy Western-inspired accessories and home goods. I walked around town, looking for them. Talulah Jones sold necklaces with horses ... More >>
Immigration and Customs Enforcement's announcement of over 2,400 arrests -- 81 of them in Colorado and Wyoming -- stresses that ICE is focusing on rounding up criminal aliens. This emphasis makes sense given mounting evidence here and nationwide that assorted authorities are going well beyon ... 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 >>
Wikitag wikimarks a wikiengine in west WikiDenver. The graffiti painted on the train engine in the photograph above is not remarkable for its quality, but for its incredible timeliness. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is Google trending across the world as this is being written, and yet some ... More >>
Jack Daniels BBQ Media2 Lil' Macs BBQ is the little piggy of "The Jack." The Broomfield-based team is now en route to Lynchburg, Tennessee, for the 22nd Annual Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue. The contest will be smokin' today and tomorrow, with teams competing for $30,000 ... More >>
David Lane wants Ayers action fast.When the University of Wyoming rescinded an invitation for controversial professor William Ayers to speak on campus, attorney David Lane sent the school a letter threatening to sue on behalf of student Meg Lanker. If the school didn't respond by his deadlin ... More >>
We love Paper Bird. We love them here, we love them there, we love them live on the radio in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We didn't know we loved them live on the radio in Jackson Hole until this morning, when we caught the video embedded above. But let's face it -- it was a safe bet. Seems they were in ... More >>
Worried that the world's oil supplies will soon dwindle into nothingness? Relax -- we've got plenty. At least that's the assertion of H. Sterling Burnett, a senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis, which describes itself as a "nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research org ... More >>
Photo by BodokleckselDenver's burgeoning alternative-energy industry will get a boost this September when formerly Portland, Orgeon-based wind energy company REpower USA Corp. moves its headquarters to Denver. The Denver Business Journal reports that the company, the U.S. subsidiary of Germa ... More >>
On second thought, the Altima is a pretty sweet ride....There are a lot of things for which most of us would put our lives on the line. Our country. Our loved ones. Giant canvas bags filled with unmarked bills. But a '95 Nissan? Most of us would just bid that sucker farewell -- but not Ryan C ... More >>
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the "Rush to the Rockies." As rumors of the May 1859 gold find echoed back east, hordes of fortune-hunters started the arduous trek across the plains to the confluence of the Platte and Cherry Creek. Many never made it to what was then the Kansas Territory; ... More >>
Last year, b-boy Fienz, his Lordz of Finesse crew and Paul Skeee came together to throw the first Mighty 4 Colorado event at Beta nightclub, which drew more than 500 attendees. The event featured b-boy battles, performances from Infinite Mindz and BreakEFX, as well as fresh music coming from DJs Cho ... More >>
Sure, free beer and gratuitous sex are great reasons to be in a garage band. But the holy grail, of course, isn't getting zonked or getting laid -- it's getting signed. And that's just what 29th St. Disciples have done. The foursome have been grinding in the trenches of Denver's punk scene and ... More >>
Margaret Coel takes AIM at history and a mystery.
Finding a solution to I-70 traffic has been one long, strange trip. But the end could be in sight.
The Kirkland Museum showcases the aesthetic heritage of the Vavra family.
Bush put former industry lobbyists in charge of public lands. Now a deal with a Wyoming rancher has the stewards running for cover.
Home Sweet Home
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The Mars Rover, live from Denver
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Tapping into his own past, dancer Thaddeus Phillips makes magic.
Acoustic Carnival gets ready to take its first spin through the Front Range.
Woven on the Wind offers friendship tales that yield unexpected connections.
A paper with a big voice hails from one of the state's tinier towns.
Harvesting a summer crop of local releases.
Famed Western photograher Hal D. Gould leaves a fine Visual Legacy.
Bob Enyart is pro-life, pro-death (penalty) and anti-gay, and now he wants to take over the country.
The Miracle Worker
How a mad dash to a Wyoming arms dealer helped Boulder quell its riots.
A proposed railroad merger threatens jobs throughout Colorado -- and, up in Minturn, a way of life.