I've seen a lot of Western history auctioned off over the last year. I watched as billionaire William Koch bid $2 million to buy an original photo of Billy the Kid, and traveled up to Buford, population one, to see that tiny Wyoming town get sold -- for $900,000 -- to a man from Vietnam who'd never ... More >>
People have been paying big for little pieces of Western history. William Koch bid more than $2 million for a tintype of Billy the Kid, and paid about that much for the old town of Buckskin Joe. A Vietnamese national shelled out $900,000 for the town of Buford, Wyoming,, population one.
A short time ago, John Ingold, a courts and crime reporter for the Denver Post, used his Twitter account to make a hilarious request of scofflaws in the immediate area.
The gist: The paper's crime staff is shorthanded right now, so if you're planning something big, could you postpone it for a few d ... More >>
Ken Salazar.Since his appointment as Secretary of the Interior in 2009, Ken Salazar has been the point man for the Obama administration's efforts to put the brakes on the drill-baby-drill energy policy of the Bush years, often facing stiff opposition from congressional leaders and the oil and ... More >>
Big pic below.The Aurora Police Department has announced the resignation of Officer Bradley Bickett in the wake of an ultra-embarrassing incident.
Bickett and a fellow cop are accused of treating a trip to the funeral of a murdered policeman as an excuse for an alcohol-fueled, rubber-burning ... 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 >>
uncyclopedia.comDid you know that the City of Wheat Ridge once elected a known cannibal as mayor, that the original acronym for the NORAD military facility was GONAD, or that Colorado's official state song is "O, Wyoming"? It's all true according to the Colorado page at Uncyclopedia.com.
Kent Lambert.It doesn't take much to be a Shmuck of the Week: Just add the term "R-Colorado Springs" to the end of your name. It's a sure bet.
Take former state senator Dave Schultheis, R-Colorado Springs, who landed on the list a whopping three times, or representative Larry Liston, R-Color ... More >>
Full-sized photos below.CSU Rams fans tailgating in advance of Saturday's Invesco Field game against the CU Buffs should keep their eyes on the sky. Because between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., a plane is scheduled to fly past pulling a banner reading, "CU Sucks! Go Rams!"
The plane will be carrying ... More >>
It'll look like this. Exciting, we knowFor 46 years, the National Center for Atmospheric Research has had a supercomputing center at its Mesa Laboratory headquarters in Boulder. This week, NCAR broke ground on a new facility.
The center uses supercomputers -- which can process 76 trillion op ... More >>
My girlfriend. Ha! I wish!Hello, sports fans. My name is Homer Duggins and I've been a monster Denver devotee for, like, my whole life! When I was a kid, I totally asked my parents to paint my room blue and green for the Denver Zephyrs, and I wore black and gold to school every day for a year ... More >>