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Molly Brown House Museum Hosts Victorian Halloween

Molly Brown House Museum Hosts Victorian Halloween

The Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, CO, is hosting Victorian Halloween ghost stories. The event is called Victorian Horrors and runs through Oct. 25, 2014, weekends only, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. As visitors tour through the darkened mansion of “the Unsinkable Molly Brown,” they hear classic Gothic horror stories by Edgar Allan Poe, […]

Halloween Pot Candy Latest Threat to Trick or Treaters [Video]

Halloween Pot Candy Latest Threat to Trick or Treaters [Video]

For years, hospitals have offered free X-ray screenings of Halloween candy to look for hazards such as razor blades or shards of glass, but with the legalization of recreational marijuana in some states there may be a new threat to children: pot candy. Rice Krispy Treats, Tootsie pops, caramels, gummy bears and cookies, to name only a few, now come laced with cannabis […]

Inmate Escapes County Detention Facility in Colorado

Inmate Escapes County Detention Facility in Colorado

According to officials, Police and law enforcement officers in the Denver, Colorado metro area are searching for a inmate who escaped the Jefferson County Detention Facility on Sunday night. Jacki Kelley, spokeswoman for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, said that 32-year-old Travis Sandlin escaped from the maximum security pod of the Jefferson County Detention Facility. The Detention Facility […]

Colorado National Monument Sees 1800 Cyclists Tour the Moon

Colorado National Monument Sees 1800 Cyclists Tour the Moon

On Saturday, approximately 1,800 cyclists descended on the Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction to tour a moonscape of sandstone towers, deep canyons and sheer-walled redrock. The annual Tour of the Moon bicycling event traversed the 23 miles of Rim Rock Drive,  winding through the 31-square mile reserve that is said to be a concentrated version of the […]

Colorado Schools Close Due To Teacher ‘Sickout’

Colorado Schools Close Due To Teacher ‘Sickout’

Protests at Colorado high schools continued yesterday as two more Jefferson County (JeffCo) schools were closed due to a teacher “sickout.” Jefferson and Golden High schools cancelled classes and closed the schools after the majority of their teachers called in sick either late Sunday night or early Monday morning, too late to allow the school district to […]

Marijuana Giveaway for Veterans Draws 1000 People in Colorado

Marijuana Giveaway for Veterans Draws 1000 People in Colorado

Approximately 1,000 veterans lined up at a Colorado Springs hotel yesterday to receive free marijuana at a giveaway sponsored by Operation Grow4Vets. A similar event last weekend in Denver drew several hundred people as the group attempts to offer veterans an alternative to prescription drugs that help with pain, anxiety and other problems. The veterans were given a […]

Crested Butte Colorado Still Blue Over Budweiser Main Street Paint Job

Crested Butte Colorado Still Blue Over Budweiser Main Street Paint Job

On Friday, Sept. 5, Anheuser-Busch painted Crested Butte blue as part of the kick-off to their “Up for Whatever” ad campaign. Many residents were not thrilled with the weekend takeover for filming the commercial and the bright “Bud Light Blue” laid down on Elk Street, the main route through the historic downtown. The town is still […]

Colorado Students Protest Against Decision to Teach Them Not to Protest

Colorado Students Protest Against Decision to Teach Them Not to Protest

In Colorado, Denver and surrounding area high school students walked out in protest against a new school board decision which taught them not to protest. The county-wide school board decided to have teachers instruct on a curriculum which supposedly encouraged patriotism, respect for authority and the guarding against any educational materials that “encouraged or promoted […]

Transgender Colorado Teen Scarlett Lenh Named Homecoming Princess

Transgender Colorado Teen Scarlett Lenh Named Homecoming Princess

After receiving the most votes from the junior class at her high school, Scarlett Lenh was named homecoming princess at Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs. What makes her win unusual in a season of homecomings is that Scarlett is a biological boy who was once knows as Andy Lenh. Lenh won the crown […]

Marijuana: Welfare Pays for Weed in Colorado and Washington

Marijuana: Welfare Pays for Weed in Colorado and Washington

Although the federal government prohibits welfare recipients from using their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to buy liquor, wine, beer, cigarettes, tobacco products or even vitamins, in the states of Colorado and Washington where recreational marijuana is legal, welfare benefits can be used to pay for weed. Oddly enough, while EBT cardholders cannot use their […]

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