TJ Dillashaw (right) fights Renan Barao in Chicago in July 2015. —Photo courtesy of Getty Images
Until October 2015, TJ Dillashaw, the UFC bantamweight champion who makes a living cracking bones and bloodying faces, had spent his entire career in California. But before defending his title against Dominick “the Dominator” Cruz in Boston on January 17, Dillashaw moved to the Mile High City. “The...
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The Green Party
Political spending on TV ads in Denver in 2012.
2012 | In February, Rick Santorum wins the Republican precinct caucuses in Colorado.
2016 | The state GOP has decided to abolish its presidential straw poll at the caucus, meaning it won’t officially...
Golden's Coors Malted Milk Co., circa 1952—Photo courtesy of Golden History Museum (City of Golden Collection)
One hundred years ago this month, on January 1, Colorado emptied its collective liquor cabinet and began a 17-year ban on alcohol. It was one of the first states in the country to go dry. (Prohibition didn’t become federal law until 1920.) Leading up to the November 1915 election, the state’s...
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Babies are a little (ok, a lot) emotional. One moment they coo, and the next they sob seemingly because you had the audacity to hand them a favorite toy. That over-the-top spectrum of behavior is completely normal. What’s not is an unusually withdrawn baby, one who has stopped crying to communicate...
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When my husband and I started dating in 2006, we had dinner one night at a stylish sushi spot on Old South Gaylord Street called Japon. Afterward, we strolled through Wash Park. As crickets chirped around the brick bungalows, my future husband told me he never wanted to live in the suburbs. I was...
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Name: Bill Cadman
Occupation: President of the Colorado Senate
If you agree with the American adage that a good politician is someone voters would enjoy having a beer with, Bill Cadman is your guy. The witty president of the Colorado Senate isa Navy brat who moved here...
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After posting just five wins in the past two seasons, Valor Christian’s hockey program seemed destined for the high school scrap heap—an also-ran, ironically, at a school known for its athletic prowess. That changes now.
The Eagles begin the season this month with rare excitement: Over the...
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Jessie Hernandez Death
In January—five months after the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, changed the tenor of the discussion around police brutality—Denver officers shot and killed 17-year-old Jessie Hernandez as she was driving toward them. They said it was in self-...