Remembering John Fielder.
Resort industry reeling after Crown’s death driving a racecar on a track near Aspen on his 70th birthday
The “enthusiastically present” scholar immersed himself and his students in the life and the law of the West.
Denver attorney Walter Gerash’s skill and flair for theatrics on behalf of causes and clients, including high-profile defendants, became legendary. He has died at 96.
BOULDER — Clela Rorex, a former Colorado county clerk considered a pioneer in the gay rights movement for being the first public official to issue a same-sex marriage license in 1975, has died. She was 78. Rorex died Sunday of complications from recent surgery at a hospice care facility in Longmont, the Daily Camera reported. […]
When Norm Early entered a room, people took notice. Norm was tall, with broad shoulders, a powerful chest and solid arms. Norm’s full head of hair framed a handsome, mustachioed face that lit up any venue when he smiled, which happened frequently. Rooms reverberated with Norm’s infectious booming laugh, now silenced forever at age 76. […]
For three decades, Ricardo Martinez, co-founder of the advocacy group Padres & Jóvenes Unidos, helped parents and students fight racism in Denver Public Schools. Last week, Denver lost the humble and fierce organizer. He died of a stroke and its complications, according to a written remembrance shared by his family. “At his core, he was […]
An imaginary south wind has bent an iron-work tree over a curved metal chair and riffled the pages of a sheet-metal book titled, “And You Also.” That was a signature comment of Warren Barnes, a gentle, homeless 69-year-old who was a downtown fixture known as “the reading man” because he so often sat along this […]
“I know!” was maybe the most frequent phrase I remember Jim Sheeler, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who died last weekend at 53, saying to me during our 30-year friendship. One time, I told him the story about a Pepsi Center full of Jimmy Buffett fans booing me because I refused to return the volley of […]
Jim Sheeler was not a big man. His spindly frame, topped by wire glasses that always seemed slightly askew, looked like it could have been swept away by winds howling off the Flatirons towering over his beloved Boulder. But Jim’s appearance was deceiving. He had his own hidden superpowers. Jim died at the age of […]