Weekend Headlines: Crystal Fire Status, the Denver Post's Mayoral Endorsement, Hosea Rosenberg's StrEat Chefs Runs Out of Gas, and More

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April 2011

Fire and Ice: Sunday's moisture and cooler temps brought some relief to the various fires that ignited across the state Saturday, a day that saw record highs (Denver Post). The most threatening blaze burned west of Fort Collins, where 4,500 acres and at least 15 homes have been charred (Coloradoan). According to InciWeb, the fire remains active.

Truck Stops: StrEat Chefs, Top Chef Season 5 winner Hosea Rosenberg's answer to mobile food, has run out of gas (Cafe Society), while the electronica-serving Whomp Truck finds much love for its First Friday afterparties (Backbeat).  

 

Full Strength: If the craft-beer market feels a bit too saturated for your business services, take your pitch to the local distilling industry (Denver Post). The niche keeps growing (Post), and Colorado Vodka is the latest to bring home the gold (CSIndy). 

Keeping Score: The Denver Post, which has added to its series on mayoral candidates with profiles of Thomas Wolf and James Mejía, is also maintaining a nifty interactive scorecard on the contenders. As usual, the youth-vote turnout is anticipated to be low (Post). For its part, the paper's editorial board issued its endorsement in the race on Friday: Chris Romer.

Linked Out: After Qwest was "officially disconnected" by CenturyLink, the Denver Post turned its attention to "unassuming" CEO Glen Post and the widely predicted future of poor service for the merged company's customers.