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—Van Wyck Brooks (1886-1963) American critic, historian

 

Local News From The Denver Post

Flood warnings still in effect for Waldo burn area, parts of Larimer  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:34:51 MDT
Streets were flooded in several Front Range cities Tuesday as heavy thunderstorms rolled across the state. 
Boulder sheriff eyes Broomfield jail space  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:26:36 MDT
BOULDER — Sheriff Joe Pelle sat down with the Boulder County commissioners Tuesday to discuss budget increases he's seeking for next year, and, not surprisingly, many of the items on his 
Kelsey Grammer forgives sister's killer but doesn't want him released  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:12:50 MDT
Actor Kelsey Grammer on Tuesday offered his forgiveness to the man who raped and killed his sister in 1975, but he said he wants to see him remain behind bars. 
Colorado Supreme Court puts halt to Boulder gay marriage licenses  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:06:44 MDT
Boulder's county clerk, who has defiantly issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples, reluctantly stopped after the Colorado Supreme Court issued a ruling on Tuesday. 
Another Denver deputy fired — this time for slapping inmate, lying  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:54:11 MDT
A Denver employment board has upheld the firing of a jail deputy who was caught on video pushing and slapping an inmate "for no good reason and out of anger. 
Fort Collins, Cheyenne VA officials face discplinary action in scandal  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:14:47 MDT
Six Veterans Affairs employees, including the directors of the Rocky Mountain Network and the Cheyenne VA Medical Center, face potential disciplinary action for alleged manipulation of 
Kayaker who died on Arkansas River identified as 54-year-old Texas man  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:48:59 MDT
Authorities have identified the kayaker who died Monday afternoon on the Arkansas River as 54-year-old William A. 
Denver protests over proposed EPA power-plant rules stoked by politics  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:42:27 MDT
Hundreds of people, many of them coal miners and power company employees, rallied near the Colorado Capitol Tuesday against proposed rules to cut power-plant emissions, saying the regulations 
Boulder County Sheriff talking to Broomfield about longterm jail sharing agreement  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:15:18 MDT
Sheriff Joe Pelle sat down with the Boulder County commissioners today to discuss budget increases he's seeking for next year, and, not surprisingly, many of the items on his wish list have to do with the county's overcrowded jail. 
Aurora's landmark Red Cross building to be razed; gazebo built  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:08:32 MDT
AURORA — It's one of the oldest buildings on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus: the iconic Red Cross building that first opened on what was then the Fitzsimons Army Base 
5 indicted in 2011 ArapahoeCo shooting that left Sudanese refugee dead  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:37:20 MDT
An Arapahoe County grand jury indicted five people last week in connection with a 2011 homicide that left a 43-year-old Sudanese war refugee — who was not the intended victim — 
Parker Road ramp to northbound I-225 to be closed for one week  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:37:16 MDT
Road crews will close the ramp from Parker Road to northbound I-225 for a week for reconstruction and realignment of the on-ramp. 
Denver mayor calls for outside review of sheriff department, jail  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:36:53 MDT
Mayor Michael Hancock on Monday called for an outside review of the Denver Sheriff Department with a focus on the embattled department's internal affairs bureau. 
Sex assault suspect in 2-year-old case charged after jaywalking stop  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:28:49 MDT
The Denver District Attorney's office has charged a man in connection with a two-year-old sexual assault case after a police officer stopped him for jaywalking and arrested him on the 
Zooming metro Denver home prices give relocating workers sticker shock  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:03:28 MDT
Metro-area home values hit another all-time high in May — good news for people who already own houses, but bad for businesses trying to lure workers from other cities.