Tag: Colorado

Colorado a Step Closer to Levying Fines on ‘Gasholes’

Your author tries not to create too much of a stir with his vibrant and eventful Chevy Cruze, but sometimes it’s hard. Still, there’s at least an attempt to keep the peace, ensuring owners of alternative-fuel vehicles feel respected in the presence of my potent 1.4-liter studcarriage. Others aren’t quite as respectful, as documented in […]

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Junkyard Find: Big Sexxy, the V8-6-4-powered 1981 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham

<img data-attachment-id="1670280" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1670280″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1981-Cadillac-Fleetwood-Brougham-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1981 Cadillac Fleetwood in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – […]

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A Case for a Market-Driven Green New Deal

The best thing to come from the Senate’s floor debate on the Green New Deal late last month may have been these eminently sane remarks, calling on lawmakers of both parties to “move together” in order “to lower emissions, to address the reality of climate change, recognizing that we’ve got an economy we need to […]

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Sports of The Times: At Colorado, a Breach in Football’s Wall

BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado hired a new football coach in December and, as coaches are wont to do, he talked tough. “Our team, we will be physical,” Coach Mel Tucker said at his introductory news conference. “My dad always told me the name of the game is hit, hit, H-I-T. There is […]

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Junkyard Find: 2001 Volkswagen New Beetle Sport

<img data-attachment-id="1669792" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-2001-Volkswagen-Beetle-Sport-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2001 Volkswagen New Beetle in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 2001 Volkswagen New Beetle in Colorado wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-2001-Volkswagen-Beetle-Sport-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-2001-Volkswagen-Beetle-Sport-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1669792″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-2001-Volkswagen-Beetle-Sport-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”2001 Volkswagen New Beetle in Colorado wrecking yard, LH […]

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Unsurprisingly, Someone Almost Got Axed at an Axe-Throwing Bar

Pause for a moment, if you will, to consider the simple brilliance of the axe-throwing bar. It’s an obvious idea, in retrospect: Who wouldn’t want to go out, get plastered, and fling extremely sharp, potentially fatal objects against a wall? What more could you want? What could possibly go wro—oh, right. Basically everything. Case in […]

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Olympic Cyclist Kelly Catlin Seemed Destined for Glory. Then She Killed Herself.

WABASHA, Minn. — In the weeks before the Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin killed herself, she felt her mind slipping. She could not focus on her schoolwork at Stanford, where she was a first-year graduate student in computational mathematics. In an email she sent to her family, a coach and a friend in January, she said […]

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Olympic Cyclist Kelly Catlin Seemed Destined for Glory. Why Did She Kill Herself?

WABASHA, Minn. — In the weeks before the Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin killed herself, she felt her mind slipping. She could not focus on her schoolwork at Stanford, where she was a first-year graduate student in computational mathematics. In an email she sent to her family, a coach and a friend in January, she said […]

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Junkyard Find: 1978 Ford Mustang Stallion

<img data-attachment-id="1668698" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1978-Ford-Mustang-Stallion-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1978 Ford Mustang Stallion in Denver wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1978 Ford Mustang Stallion in Denver wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1978-Ford-Mustang-Stallion-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1978-Ford-Mustang-Stallion-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1668698″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/00-1978-Ford-Mustang-Stallion-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1978 Ford Mustang Stallion in Denver wrecking yard, LH […]

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Junkyard Find: 1952 Mercury Custom Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1665848" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1952-Mercury-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1952 Mercury in Denver wrecking yard, RH view" data-image-description=" 1952 Mercury in Denver wrecking yard, RH view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1952-Mercury-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1952-Mercury-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665848″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1952-Mercury-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1952 Mercury in Denver wrecking yard, RH view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth […]

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Amid 19-Year Drought, States Sign Deal to Conserve Colorado River Water

The water is saved, for now. Seven Western states have agreed on a plan to manage the Colorado River amid a 19-year drought, voluntarily cutting their water use to prevent the federal government from imposing a mandatory squeeze on the supply. State water officials signed the deal on Tuesday after years of negotiations, forestalling what […]

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Junkyard Find: 1981 Toyota Corona Wagon

<img data-attachment-id="1665756" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1981Toyota-Corona-station-wagon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1981 Toyota Corona in Denver wrecking yard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1981 Toyota Corona in Denver wrecking yard, LH front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1981Toyota-Corona-station-wagon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1981Toyota-Corona-station-wagon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1665756″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/00-1981Toyota-Corona-station-wagon-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1981 Toyota Corona in Denver wrecking yard, LH front view – […]

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Legalizing Marijuana, With a Focus on Social Justice, Unites Democrats

People in Colorado still remember John Hickenlooper’s crack after the state legalized marijuana, which he opposed: “Don’t break out the Cheetos or goldfish too quickly.” But Mr. Hickenlooper, the governor at the time of the 2012 initiative allowing recreational use of cannabis, eventually changed his mind. He acknowledged that fears of increased use by children […]

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‘Bomb Cyclone’ With High Winds and Heavy Snow Takes Aim at Colorado

A strong winter storm will spread across much of Colorado and parts of the central United States on Wednesday, sending hurricane-force winds and heavy snow across the region, meteorologists said. The fierce winter weather, part of which was expected to classify as a “bomb cyclone,” was expected to pummel parts of Colorado and rapidly intensify […]

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#PickingUpTrashWhileBlack: Colorado Cops Draw Guns on Man Cleaning His Yard

Colorado police officer confronts black man picking up trash around his own house. Photo: Facebook A black Colorado man was doing the suspicious work of cleaning his yard when he was confronted by police who wanted to know what the black man was doing on his own property. According to the Daily Camera, on Friday, […]

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John Hickenlooper Says He Is Running in 2020, Citing a ‘Crisis of Division’

DENVER — John Hickenlooper, the two-time Colorado governor and former brewpub owner who has overseen Colorado’s remarkable economic expansion, declared his candidacy for president on Monday. Mr. Hickenlooper, 67, a socially progressive, pro-business Democrat who has called himself an “extreme moderate,” had long said he was considering a run, and made early visits to Iowa […]

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John Hickenlooper, Former Colorado Governor, Declares Candidacy for President

John Hickenlooper, the two-time Colorado governor and former brewpub owner who has overseen Colorado’s remarkable economic expansion, declared his candidacy for president on Monday. Mr. Hickenlooper, 67, a socially progressive, pro-business Democrat who has called himself an “extreme moderate,” had long said he was considering a run, and made early visits to Iowa and New […]

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