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Entries by Ryan Grenoble from 03/2012

DIA Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of United Airlines Plane (UPDATE)

Posted 03.01.2012 | Denver

A bomb threat at Denver International Airport this morning has led to the evacuation of a United Airlines plane there bound for San Francisco. UPDA...

Rep. Jared Polis Burns Colorado's New DEA Chief Barbra Roach Over Strict Anti-Marijuana Stance

Posted 03.01.2012 | Denver

Colorado's new top DEA Agent Barbra Roach may be a fresh arrival to the state, but that hasn't stopped her from getting burned. Rep. Jared Polis (D-C...

Coors Batch 19 Replicates Pre-Prohibition Beer Using Recipe From Before 1919

Posted 03.02.2012 | Denver

An abridged history of Prohibition reads something like this: A sad day on January 16, 1919 saw the the implementation of the 18th Amendment to the...

Colorado Springs First Presbyterian Church May Leave Denomination Over Gay Marriage Tension

Posted 03.03.2012 | Denver

Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- The 4,000-member First Presbyterian Church in Colorado church plans to ask members Sunday whether ...

Lawson, Afflalo Lead Nuggets Past Rockets

Posted 03.03.2012 | Denver

HOUSTON -- Ty Lawson had 22 points and a career-high 15 assists, Arron Afflalo scored 16 of his 17 points in the second half and the Denver Nuggets ra...

Avalanche Fall To Penguins In 5-1 Blowout; Playoff Future Uncertain (VIDEO)

Posted 03.04.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 35 shots, Steve Sullivan had a goal and an assist and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Colorado Avalanch...

Kevin Nealon Tells Conan About Colorado's Racist Ski Trails (VIDEO)

Posted 03.05.2012 | Denver

Who knew ski areas could be so racist? Kevin Nealon, that's who. In a recent Conan segment, the Hollywood comedian described a ski trip to Colorado...

Colorado Avalanche Blank Struggling Minnesota Wild 2-0 (VIDEO)

Posted 03.05.2012 | Denver

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jamie McGinn got his first career two-goal game just 8:25 into the night, giving the Colorado Avalanche all the scoring they needed...

Colorado's Prominent Craft Beer Movement A Combination Of Supportive Laws, Encouraging Communities

Posted 03.05.2012 | Denver
Read More: Denver News

DENVER — Each time Scott Witsoe opens up his one-man brewery in a drab industrial park near downtown, he gets a rush of euphoria, a sensation quickl...

Cotter Corp. Cleanup Of Schwartzwalder Mine Involves Re-Routing Ralston Creek To Stop Flow Of Uranium Into Denver Water

Posted 03.06.2012 | Denver

After years of demands from Colo. state mining regulators and Denver Water officials, Cotter Corp. has begun cleaning up the defunct Schwartzwalder Mi...

Warren Miller's 'Beer America' TV Show Would Focus On Craft Breweries, Victory At The Great American Beer Festival (VIDEO)

Posted 03.06.2012 | Denver

It's not the next "Jersey Shore," "American Idol," or even "Iron Chef," and despite what Warren Miller Entertainment may say, we think that's a good t...

Robert Engles Allegedly Cut Through Plastic Patio Wall In Attempt To Avoid Paying Bar Tab

Posted 03.06.2012 | Denver

Patrons of Centro Latin Kitchen in Boulder, Colorado, wouldn't readily describe the place as a "hole in the wall." It's clean, trendy, and befitting a...

Avalanche Cruise To 7-1 Win Over Wild And Regain Playoff Chances; Matt Duchene Injured (VIDEO)

Posted 03.07.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Jamie McGinn scored the first of a four-goal flurry in the second period and Semyon Varlamov stopped 21 shots as the Colorado Avalanche beat...

Latest Hickenblooper Draws Protest From African American Ministers In Denver

Posted 03.07.2012 | Denver

It was a harmless gaffe, worthy of the poorly disguised snickers that surely followed. Last week, Governor Hickenlooper mistakenly introduced Lt. Gov...

Colorado Ballot Transparency Review Involves County Clerks, Colorado Courts, State Leglislators

Posted 03.08.2012 | Denver

Colorado's Secretary of State Scott Gessler (recently nicknamed the "honey badger" in homage to a sassy viral video), oft laments the negative media c...

Focus On The Family's Colorado Civil Unions Poll May Not Include Critical Data

Posted 03.08.2012 | Denver
Read More: Denver News

Colorado Springs-based Christian-right group Focus on the Family last week submitted to a state Senate committee survey results suggesting that a majo...

5280 Magazine Breaks Into Elite Group With 'The Saddlemaker;' Video A Finalist In National Magazine Awards for Digital Media (VIDEO)

Posted 03.09.2012 | Denver

Pop quiz: pick the publication that's least like the others in the following group: GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Slate, and 5280. If you picked 5...

Greeley Plans To Legalize Open Containers Downtown On Fridays During Summer Months

Posted 03.09.2012 | Denver

Colorado's newest Friday night hotspot could very well be... downtown Greeley? Yes. The Greeley City Council voted Tuesday to allow open container...

Access Gallery's Art-O-Mat Vending Machine Sells Art To The Masses In Denver's Art District On Santa Fe

Posted 03.12.2012 | Denver

We've seen vending machines for cupcakes, meat, and Plan B. Now how about a vending machine that's a little more upscale? Something that adds refine...

Trains For All: Full FasTracks Still Possible

Posted 03.12.2012 | Denver
Read More: Denver News

In a remarkable display of regional cooperation, nearly six in 10 metro-area voters in 2004 approved the FasTracks transit plan, billed as one of the ...

B-Cycle, Denver Bike Sharing Program, Returns For Third Year

Posted 03.12.2012 | Denver

The red bikes are back! As of March 12, 2012, B-Cycle is open for business. Now in its third year, Denver's B-Cycle program (the first of its kind...

Michael Nuanes, Denver Police Officer, Claims Girlfriend Attacked Him With Justin Bieber Doll In Domestic Abuse Case

Posted 03.12.2012 | Denver

Michael Nuanes, a 37-year-old Denver Police Officer, was arrested January 27 for allegedly beating his girlfriend after an argument spiraled out of co...

Avalanche Beat Ducks 3-2 In Overtime, Still In The Hunt For Western Conference Playoff Berth; Landeskog A Standout (VIDEO)

Posted 03.13.2012 | Denver

By PAT GRAHAM Associated Press DENVER (AP) -- Gabriel Landeskog scored at 1:52 of overtime, Semyon Varlamov stopped 38 shots and the Colorado Avala...

Jay Leno Spoofs Peyton Manning's Meeting With Denver Broncos, Tim Tebow (VIDEO)

Posted 03.13.2012 | Denver
Read More: Video, Denver News

When Peyton Manning visited the Denver Broncos brass last weekend, fans considered the possibility that Tebow Time may give way to 'Manningmania.' In...

Occupy Denver Scabies Case: 'Clean Sweeps' In Civic Center Park After Man Tells Officials He Had Disease

Posted 03.13.2012 | Denver

Occupy Denver will likely face increased inquiries from police and the public works department after a man at the camp may have come forward with scab...