Denver Blogs

Erik Osborn's empire has crumbled -- but will he take down Denver officials, too?

While one editor gets her voice back, Colorado Pols is speechless: Jared Jacang Maher continues to dismantle the reputation of disgraced developer Erik Osborn -- as well as that of a few city agencies -- with his latest for Face the State.

I ink, therefore I am: Kathryn Eastburn, co-founder of the Colorado Springs Independent, debuts a new column today on

Colorado Pols is somehow surviving without the Denver Post -- although Jane Norton's new Facebook post has rendered the site mute.

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Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword in 1977; she’s been the editor ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly CPT12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out, played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City, once interviewed President Bill Clinton while wearing flip-flops, and has been honored with numerous national awards for her columns and feature-writing.
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