Rant: Scott Gessler Comes Clean—Sort Of
On Thursday, Fox31 political reporter and 5280 contributor Eli Stokols reported that Secretary of State Scott Gessler had effectively ended the ethics investigation against him by repaying the almost $1,300 in state funds he spent in 2012 on a trip to...
May 24 2013, 9:40 AM
If you come across A Taste of the Philippines food cart on 16th Street Mall, don't pass up the opportunity to order a plate of Kathy Gietl's chicken adobo. This dish—chicken braised in seasoned vinegar and garlic—is as simple as can be: Chicken, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and...
November 5 2012, 11:38 AM
A few weeks ago, we raised the question of whether Colorado's Voter ID efforts were wasting taxpayers' time and money. These are the transparently partisan schemes that, if successful, likely would influence the upcoming elections. (Although Voter ID initiatives are still pending in...
October 9 2012, 9:30 AM
“You’re not naïve enough to think we’re living in a democracy, are you buddy?” —Gordon Gekko, Wall Street, 1987. Today is National Voter Registration Day. According to organizers, in 2008 about 6 million citizens didn’t get to vote in the Presidential election because they either missed a...
September 25 2012, 10:20 AM
5280.com Exclusive: We had a few more costume ideas for well-known Denverites. Have suggestions of your own? Leave them in the comments below.
Elvis Dumervil as a policeman
Kim Day as Mesteño (DIA's blue mustang)
Jim Tracy as Clint Hurdle
Rant: Scott Gessler is out of control.
As 5280’s Natasha Gardner chronicled in her April profile of Scott Gessler, Colorado’s Secretary of State has had a contentious relationship from the get-go with his county clerks. He’s at it again. Under the guise of “preserving...
June 22 2012, 9:55 AM
“Let me ask you this: Are you guys going to be fair to me?”
Scott Gessler is sitting across the conference table in his office at 17th Avenue and Broadway, and he’s pissed. Though he’s trying not to show it, his cheeks quiver as a red flush blotches his skin, making him look like...