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I'm With Stupid: Reviewing Important Stuff at the SIA Snow Show

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.05.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I got to do something fun last weekend when I attended the SnowSports Industries America Snow Show at the massive Colorado Convention Center in Denver...

Skiing Nuns Make Winter So Much More Awesome

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.04.2016 | Good News

Looks like someone's been praying for snow. Check out two nuns cross-country skiing near Sloan's Lake in Denver on Tuesday. These sisters...

The Best Reason To Visit Denver Right Now

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 01.28.2016 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

Twenty shots of beer later, Laura and I had barely scratched the surface of Denver's craft beer scene, but I'd gained a far greater appreciation for beer and the people who brew it. That said, I'm sticking with Corona.

Denver Jail Death Puts New Light On Common Restraint Tactic

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — The death of a 112-pound jail inmate who choked on his own vomit and suffocated after Denver sheriff's deputies restrained him du...

'Three a Light': The Revolutionary Cannabis Growing Guide

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 01.12.2016 | Books
Samantha Matcovsky

This is the story of Joshua Haupt, Denver's own fun-loving, charismatic, low-stress father, gardener and entrepreneur. Haupt's line of business? Marijuana. Specifically speaking, the growing process... and he is revolutionizing the act of doing so.

Here's What That Post About Taking A Train Across The USA For $213 Doesn't Tell You

Eric Fadden | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel
Eric Fadden

I keep seeing it. "Across the USA by Train for Just $213." Every so often, the picture and title will roll through my Facebook feed as a friend shares it. Every time I see it, I want to scream. Because here's the thing: This is an awful, awful idea. In fact, it downright sucks.

15 Reasons You Should Never, Ever Visit Denver

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bourassa | Posted 01.05.2016 | Travel

“But the Colorado rocky mountain high I've seen it rainin' fire in the sky The shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullaby Rocky mountai...

Ideology, Opinions & Facts

Benjamin T. Solomon | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Benjamin T. Solomon

Though I'm not a conservative, this year I have very much enjoyed listening to conservative talk radio, especially Fox News. In previous years I would not touch it. My side, this year (I switch sides every few years), does not have anything interesting to say. Well, at least not what I am interested in.

Cops Eye 'Persons Of Interest' In Colorado Mom's Brutal Slaying

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.31.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Colorado are trying to determine who stabbed mom Amalia Lopez De Mansilla to death inside her Broomfield mobile home and carted away a...

Buck Up. The Denver Holiday Season is Upon Us

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 12.04.2015 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

The Denver holiday season is upon us, a time when the darkest days lean toward the light, and heaven knows we need it. The past month tempts me to turn off the news, flop on the couch and Kurl up with the Kardashians.

Santa School Is A Thing, And It's Bringing Joy To The World

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 12.04.2015 | Good News

In this classroom, laughing is encouraged. In fact, learning a hearty ho-ho-ho chuckle is required.  Best Santas, a program in Denver, teaches jo...

Uber Driver Charged With Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Woman

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.20.2015 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The Denver district attorney charged an Uber driver on Wednesday with two counts of sexual assault, accusing him of violating an uncons...

Why Being Honest About Drug-Related Risk Might Be the Best Public Health Policy Ever

Adam Winstock | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
Adam Winstock

While I understand that drug use for some people is unwise (and best avoided) either because of their age, pre-existing health conditions or other vulnerabilities, the decision to use drugs is one that must always be treated with respect.

Chance Encounter Helped Raise $35,000 For A Homeless Father And Son

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.09.2015 | Good News

An unexpected meeting has made a world of difference for this father and son.  While in Denver on a tour promoting random acts of kindnes...

Confessions of an Airline PR Man

Bob Schulman | Posted 11.05.2015 | Travel
Bob Schulman

It's the mid-70s, and I'm the public relations man for a Denver-based airline. I've been told by the top brass that if the press asks about a certain matter, not to admit anything. I think "finesse it" was the way they wanted me to handle it. Sure, like I'd finesse a charging bull.

When College Curricula Fail: 'Who You Gonna Call?'

Eric M. Bledsoe | Posted 10.30.2015 | College
Eric M. Bledsoe

In the first act of 1984's Ghostbusters, the university dean tells our parapsychologist heroes that their funding has been pulled and they have to get off the campus immediately. Dr. Peter Venkman, played by Bill Murray, responds "But the kids love us."

Blitzen Trapper Take Their Magical History Tour 'All Across This Land'

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Since the prestige of being on a major label has significantly decreased anyway, Blitzen Trapper can shift from indies like Sub Pop Records to Vagrant Records without barely batting an eye.

I'm With Stupid: The Lazy Man's Guide to Eating Healthier

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.09.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

What I needed was a lazy way to do the same thing without all the food prep, a way to cheat the system, basically. That's how I came up with my greatest idea yet: the Larabar cleanse.

The 6 Best Spots For Fall Foliage In Colorado

The Outbound Collective | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Many of us are excited about the arrival of autumn and all that comes with it -- the crisp air, cool temperatures, bluebird days, and perhaps most important of all, mountainsides turning gold. The fall colors in Colorado are very different than many of the places to the east. In Colorado, there is one main color, aspen gold.

WATCH: Denver Strangers Share How to Spread Kindness

HooplaHa | Posted 09.22.2015 | Good News

What makes you a kind stranger? Husband and wife production team Sarah Sellman and Greg Grano want to know. In a new series, Kind Stranger, they are t...

Yes, I Was a Guest at the Grand Hyatt

Blessing Offor | Posted 09.20.2015 | Denver
Blessing Offor

Maybe he thought that successful musicians don't play guitar on benches. Maybe in his mind guests at the Grand Hyatt aren't usually in jeans and a T-shirt. Or maybe, in his mind, guests at the grand Hyatt aren't usually black.

'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses, Yearning to Breathe Free.' Do We Still Believe It?

Pavan V. Parikh | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics
Pavan V. Parikh

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses, yearning to breathe free." So reads The New Colossus, by Emma Lazarus, inscribed on the Statute of Liberty -- that beacon of freedom and opportunity for millions of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island. But do we believe it anymore?

Education With a Disability

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 09.10.2015 | Education
20 Beautiful Women

When you've been in the teaching field for as long as I have, you come to realize that the teachers stick together. It's kind of like a sisterhood or a brotherhood, but you're not just empowering each other -- you're all working together to give kids a great start in life.

This City May Ban Chick-Fil-A Branch Due To Its Anti-Gay History

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Chick-fil-A is having some issues getting approval for a new location in Denver, and it's all because of the restaurant chain's anti-gay past.  ...

Push To Permit Pot In Denver Bars Gains Momentum

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

Backers of a Denver ballot initiative that would allow adults to consume marijuana in some bars and other venues say they have collected more than 10,...