Uncontained: Golden’s Indian Gulch Fire has closed down a portion of Highway 6 and is spreading, as the Front Range remains under a red flag fire warning (Denver Post and 7News).

Dominating Dems: The Denver Post goes in search of Republicans in the race for Denver mayor.

Nuggets Edge Knicks? In the unlikely event that the Denver Nuggets and the New York Knicks meet in the NBA finals—pitting Carmelo Anthony against the team he spurned—the New York Times thinks the clear advantage would go to the Nuggets.

Winning Ways: Charlie Sheen is returning to Colorado, this time to Denver’s Wells Fargo Theatre for My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not An Option tour (Denver Post).

Lamm’s Olympic Holdout: Former Colorado Governor Dick Lamm’s legacy includes leading the effort to spurn the 1976 Winter Olympics. He’s still defending his decision and will debate whether the state should bid for the games in 2022 (Colorado Independent and Vail Daily).

Seeds of Change: The Rocky Mountain Seed Co. has operated in Denver for more than nine decades and has weathered generations of changes on the 16th Street Mall, but difficulties obtaining credit and loans, along with increased costs, are shuttering the landmark business (company website). Meanwhile, Centennial Seed Company, which specializes in marijuana seeds, is sprouting in Lafayette (Daily Camera).

NCAA on Ice: Colorado College and Air Force Academy face major challenges in the upcoming NCAA hockey tournament. CC will play No. 3 Boston College and Air Force matches up with No. 1 Yale (Colorado Springs Gazette).