... and he wants his sweater back.
Have you heard this before?
If so, you have the perfect ensemble for the Dated Holiday Sweater Skate Night at the Belmar Plaza ice rink this Thursday. Break out your worst holiday sweater or sweatshirt, dust off those ice skates, and you can skate for free all night while laughing hysterically at the fashion disasters surrounding you. We're talking...
The Wynkoop Brewery is still taking resumes to apply for the coveted title of "Beer Drinker of the Year" for 2006. And yes, they are serious.
Now in its 10th year, the contest "seeks and honors the most passionate, knowledgeable beer lover in the United States," and is open to suds sippers from across the country. The resumes should include the entrant's beerdrinking philosophy, details...
The Rocky Mountain News reports that Colorado's female and state inmate population has grown by 166% in the past decade. The article focuses on a meth seller and addict doing 20 years, but fails to tell us how many of the women inmates in Colorado are doing long stretches for drug offenses. Nationwide, the stats are:Nearly one-third of female inmates are in prison for drug crimes, compared with...
As the Rocky Mountain News reports, an initiative campaign is underway to make it easier for Coloradoans to put their own initiatives on the ballot:
The Petition Rights Amendment is meant, as supporters put it, to eliminate "government hostility and petty technicalities" that now discourage citizen initiatives. But one opponent shudders at the idea, calling it "democracy by chaos."
Cast members from MTV's "Laguna Beach" hit Denver this weekend, warming up at Via Saturday night, before a party at Shelter later that night.
Shots were being enjoyed by one and all at Via, which may explain why the Shelter bash was a bit of a bomb. Fans who paid $20 for the party seem a little let down, judging by the comments on the show's MySpace.com page.
American Indian activist Anna Mae Aquash was murdered 30 years ago today. The case has strong Colorado connections, which were chronicled last year in 5280, and continues to have reprecussions in the Native American community.
The Denver Post has a riveting account of Colorado lawyer Kiki Martinez' brush with the FBI's terror watch list. Stopped for a speeding violation while driving with his wife in Illinois, he was held for more than three hours, subjected to a search of his car by a drug sniffing dog and questioned by counter-terror officials.
It used to be that Americans could verify information about themselves...
Drunken Playboy Playmates and you bury it on page 38?
New West Network schools the Rocky Mountain News.
Update: The Smoking Gun has the police reports has well as a candidate for headline of the year: "Big Busts at San Antonio Airport."
It's not being reported locally, but Dean Singleton's MediaNews Group -- owner of the Denver Post -- is among the companies bidding for newspaper giant Knight Ridder.
For those of you who don't follow the newspaper business, Knight Ridder is a respected company that owns 32 daily newspapers, including the Miami Herald and the Philadephia Inquirer. It is not an 80's TV show.
18th District Court officials are saying they will not make funds available to the victims of serial rapist Brent J. Brents, who attacked numerous area women earlier this year after being mistakenly released by Aurora police. Just in case you've forgotten what these women went through, here's a reminder.
Colorado has pumped nearly $25 million into mental health crisis care since the Aurora theater...
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