Photo courtesy Great Divide Brewing co.

“Winter beer” is a lousy category. That presupposes there’s a “summer beer” category and that’s really not a thing either. There’s good beer and bad beer, and most “winter beer” is bad beer. It’s the season that bludgeons you with over-malted, potpourri-smelling, banana-bread beer, because for some reason you’re looking to dull your mind, body and tastebuds […]

Toon in Friday


A look at the world Friday through the eyes of six contributing cartoonists

Toon in Thursday


A look at the world through the eyes of 6 political cartoonists

Toon in Wednesday


A look Wednesday at out world through the eyes of six cartoonists


The immigration-reform standoff? Obviously, this is about Obama. And here’s how this thing might well play out: When Obama makes his big speech on executive authority, don’t be surprised if he asks Republicans to please do the right thing and pass an immigration-reform bill that would make his reluctantly-invoked executive orders go away

DUPUY: Think Over ‘Under God’


“The founders believed our inalienable rights derive from a power higher than government,” writes Huckabee. “’Under God’ is a reminder that elected officials did not grant us our rights, and have no power to rescind them.”

Store manager's Anthony Butler and Brendon Taylor stand in front of Starbuds, the third pot shop to officially open in Aurora.

Starbuds, located on 1408 Del Mar Parkway, is officially open for business, making the shop the third retail marijuana store be operating in Aurora. This is the first retail pot store in northwest Aurora. The store opened at 9 a.m. Saturday, said store manager Anthony Butler. He said Starbuds has so far seen 84 customers. “They’re mostly […]