The word "lush" can describe the thick foliage of a plant, something lavishly productive and an object or experience that is sensational. The term has also taken on the slang meaning for a sloppy drunk, though that connotation doesn't really come to mind after visiting Lush, which has been around ... More >>
Ten northeastern counties are considering seceding from Colorado to protest the state's perceived snub of rural affairs. Cheyenne County (population 1876, appropriately enough) was the first to put the proposal on its November ballot; Segwick, Yuma, Weld and Phillips have since joined those counties ... More >>
After a band have been together with the same lineup for nearly twenty years, it's understandable (even expected) they'd lose some of the vigor that defined their salad days. But that's not the case with the members of Jimmy Eat World, who have been together since their teens. See also: - Saturday: ... More >>
How unhappy is Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway about the political direction in which Colorado is heading? So unhappy that he and several of his colleagues are gathering support among officials in other nearby counties to form what he calls the "51st Star Committee." Its mission: to secede fr ... More >>
Amidst the crazy sea of hipsters, hippies, old folks, pre-teens and babies(!), the first weekend of Coachella was also packed with EDM revelers ready to get their fist-pumping music fix over the course of the three-day bacchanal. In fact, it seems that dance music lovers are growing in numbers, so m ... More >>
Fresh out of the clink, DMX is making his way to the Gothic Theatre on Thursday, September 15. After serving most of a year-long parole violation sentence in Yuma, Arizona, the rapper -- who spoke with our sister paper exclusively when he was incarcerated -- has been freed and is now putting ... More >>
John Suthers.Update below: A National Institute on Drug Abuse study showing pot use up among all grades surveyed, with eighth grade taking the largest leap, prompted strong words from Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, an opponent of MMJ dispensaries who blames their prevalence for much ... More >>
These days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, better known as ICE, emphasizes that it's targeting criminal aliens, not otherwise law-abiding citizens who lack documentation authorizing their U.S. residency. And that's the theme of ICE's latest Colorado busts. Of the 78 people rounded up fr ... More >>
Douglas Alward.Update: The manhunt for Douglas Alward, the convicted kidnapper and attempted murderer who walked away from the correctional facility in Sterling on Sunday night is over. FBI spokesman Dave Joly confirms that Alward was apprehended in Yuma earlier today and Department of Corre ... More >>
Betsy Markey as pictured on ebetsy.com.Fort Collins Coloradoan editor Bob Moore's blog is a must-read for anyone interested in Northern Colorado politics -- and his post about congressional wannabe Cory Gardner's latest attack on incumbent Betsy Markey shows why. This morning, Gardner's camp ... More >>
An image from ColoradoImmigrant.org.Last Friday, we previewed a student walkout decrying the controversial new Arizona immigration law. On Saturday, the events continued here and in several other locations across the state. These get-togethers were well attended everywhere, says Chandra Russ ... More >>
An image from ColoradoImmigrant.org featuring participants from a previous event.Yesterday, Denver Public Schools announced on a ban on all work-related travel to Arizona due to the recent passage of a controversial immigration bill that Republican gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis digs and ... More >>
Ah, to be young and broke in the big city ...Our daily slog through through local blogosphere. Tips would be appreciated. Denver: A great place to date in a recession. Allegedly. (5280) The West --- in fact, the entire National League -- could be won in Colorado. (Purple Row) Cory Gardner, ... More >>
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Be there or be square!
Marc Holtzman's got a feeling that something in the Grand Old Party ain't right.
A Matter of Taste
From the week of December 13, 2001
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Yuma County Prairie Chicken Viewing Trips
Idaliaís students may have only one school, but at least itís theirs.
The EPA blew this job -- but Colorado towns will pay the price to clean up the mess.
At the Blue Jay Inn in Buffalo Creek, life sews on.
A quartet of dreamers takes over one of Denver's last drive-in theaters.
A BIG-TIME HOG FARM LANDS IN THE MIDDLE OF SMALL-TOWN POLITICS IN KIT CARSON COUNTY.