• News

    New deadline approaches in Islamic State hostage crisis

    TOKYO | A sunset deadline was approaching Thursday in the Middle East for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner or face the death of a captured Jordanian air force pilot, according to the latest threat purportedly issued by the Islamic State…

  • News

    Attorney General nominee moves closer to confirmation

    WASHINGTON | Senators weigh Loretta Lynch’s nomination for attorney general for a second day at a hearing certain to pile criticism on President Barack Obama and Eric Holder, the current occupant of the job. Thursday’s hearing brings a roster of outside…


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Election 2014

  • Election

    Hickenlooper talks fiscal challenges in State of the State

    DENVER | Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper told lawmakers Thursday that Colorado faces fiscal challenges in the coming years, but he stopped short of directing them to go to voters to allow the state to keep budget surpluses that must be refunded.…

  • Election

    PERRYBLOG: Mike Coffman wins the day and my respect for bucking GOP petty politics on immigration vote

    Aurora’s Congressman Mike Coffman kept a promise and bucked his party’s extremists fighting a petty political battle with President Barack Obama — at the expense of millions of innocent people. Coffman, a Republican, voted against a broad bill what seeks…

  • Election

    New Congress convenes with GOP in charge of both houses

    WASHINGTON | Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome. “We will get to work right away,” pledged House Majority Leader…

  • Election

    Oregon GMO labeling proponents concede defeat

    SALEM, Ore. | Proponents of an Oregon ballot measure requiring labels on genetically modified foods conceded defeat Thursday after a judge ruled against them and an automatic recount appeared unlikely to sway the outcome. The Yes on 92 campaign said there…


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  • Opinion

    PERRY: The stupidity of anti-vaccination parents are making us all sick. Time to fight back, Colorado

    If you aren’t smart enough to vaccinate your kids, allow me to stick that needle where the sun don’t shine. What was once a quirky curiosity among some Colorado residents — who, for no good reason, became leery of childhood…

  • Opinion

    JENSEN: Ted Cruz and climate change

    If this is the best liberals can do to disparage Ted Cruz, the Texas Senator has a great chance of being our next President. Adam Estes at fired off a salvo that simply begs a little asterisking.** Estes writes:…

  • Opinion

    REAGAN: The State of the Bubble Address

    I didn’t watch the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Instead I sat with my lovely wife, had a glass of wine and played with the dogs. But let me guess how it went. President Obama stood in front…

  • Opinion

    DUPUY: Choosing Weed Policy Over Cyber Security

    A cyber attack altered your holiday movie choices last year. Sony Pictures was the victim of a massive security breach. Personal emails were revealed, films pirated and employee data leaked. The corporation immediately kowtowed to the terrorists, rumored to be…

  • Opinion

    PERRY: James Holmes by any other name is still the Aurora theater shooting mass killer

    These are onerous days for journalism. Many of us are still raw from the terrorist murder of the French Charlie Hebdo journalists,  whom killers deemed insensitive to Islam. The accusation of being insensitive or irresponsible comes our way, and my way, a lot.…


  • Sports

    Denver snaps 7-game skid with 93-85 win over Pelicans

    NEW ORLEANS | Arron Afflalo and Ty Lawson weren’t going to let the Denver Nuggets fall apart again — not even after they had blown a 16-point lead on the road. The New Orleans Pelicans, meanwhile, lost for the first time…

  • Sports

    Smith scores in OT, Predators beat Avalanche 4-3

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. | The Nashville Predators are so comfortable at home this season they simply don’t bat an eye, even when giving up the tying goal with 36 seconds left in regulation. Craig Smith scored on a breakaway at 2:46 of…

  • Sports

    Super Bowl bad guys don’t take long to circle the wagons

    CHANDLER, Ariz. | Those bad guys from New England finally made it out West, and it didn’t take long for them to begin circling the wagons. An angry Robert Kraft led the way on a rainy Monday night in the desert,…

  • Sports

    Kraft takes the offensive, defends team, seeks NFL apology

    CHANDLER, Ariz. | The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl. Not star quarterback Tom Brady or All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Not coach Bill Belichick, either. Robert Kraft. The team owner on Monday night demanded…

  • Sports

    Allenby stands by story, says truth will come out

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | Robert Allenby is standing by his story of a beating and robbery in Hawaii, even though he has no memory of a part of that night. Allenby spoke Tuesday at the Phoenix Open, his first tournament since he…


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  • Guide

    REVIEW: ‘Beets’ a sweet look at amazing Colorado POW historical quirk

    It’s official: Dwight Kurt Schrute is no longer the only beet farmer you should care about. As great of a land tiller as Scranton, Pennsylvania’s top paper salesman is, there’s a new, much more local dirty-handed crew in town that…

  • Guide

    REVIEW: ‘I Am My Own Wife’ marries a remarkable drama to a more remarkable world

    We live in a world that is determined to explain everything. The literary world, even more so. But some things defy a thorough examination or ability to stand as a metaphor. Things like a lone bee wandering in the backyard…

  • Guide

    5 ways to make a kitchen more germ-free

    Even the tidiest kitchens might be harboring harmful bacteria, and often where they’re least expected. Paying more attention to a few often-overlooked places can help keep your household safer, experts say. For starters, home cooks should have four watchwords, according…

  • Guide

    Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

    NEW YORK | Long ago, humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way to Europe. Now scientists have found the first fossil remains that appear to document that journey, a partial skull from…

  • Guide

    Museum vows to reopen after thieves swipe historic gold

    SAN FRANCISCO | Wells Fargo Bank officials vowed to reopen a popular corporate museum in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district after thieves smashed a stolen SUV through its front door and made off with historic gold nuggets on display.…

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    Rethinking muffaletta as a thin-crust pizza for Mardi Gras

    We love pizza. We love muffaletta. We decided they probably would be easy to love together. So we decided to combine them. In honor of Mardi Gras, we created a muffaletta flatbread, a basic thin-crust pizza topped with all the…

  • Colorado Table

    Got sun? Indoor herbs can thrive on winter windowsills

    During this season of short, dark days, indoor herb gardens offer welcome greenery and fragrance, as well as adding zest to cold-weather stews and soups. “In the winter, even indoor plants won’t be doing much, but an already established herb plant…

  • Colorado Table

    You know the scent, now learn to love the flavor of roses

    When it comes to romance, there can be no better floral answer than the rose. The bold red petals entice the eyes from across the room, while that intoxicating fragrance draws you closer… closer… just a little closer until you…

  • Colorado Table

    Pack in protein _ and save the budget _ with beans and rice

    When I was growing up, beans and rice were an end-of-month staple. As money got tight, my mom would whip up a beans and rice casserole, a healthy, budget-friendly choice that stretched our pantry a bit longer. Not that we…

  • Colorado Table

    Thirst for craft beer fuels large crop of hops

    YAKIMA, Wash. | A thirst for craft beer helped hop growers produce their largest crop of hops in five years. A new report from the Hop Growers of America also shows a 10 percent increase in acres harvested between 2013 and…

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