THE MIX

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Wiretap: In Ottawa, a good guy with a gun

The sergeant-at-arms of the Canadian Parliament's name is Kevin Vickers. He is 58 years old, and here's how the lethal madness at the Canadian capitol ended yesterday. > read more

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Statetap: Colorado’s GMO ballot-box war heating up

The "No on Proposition 105 Coalition" has raised around $11 million so far — $7.4 million of which came from Monsanto, Kraft and PepsiCo — and has plenty to spend in the final stretch. > read more

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Wiretap: Midterm-election nation, a Republican-heavy America

The voting population swings dramatically to the right in the midterms. That's obviously a big problem for Democrats in 2014. But it might be even a bigger problem for Republicans in 2016. > read more

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EPA to Senator Inhofe: Sorry, yes, we will be looking into fracking and water safety

One of the oil-and-gas industry's top champions on Capitol Hill and one of the country's most high-profile climate science deniers has been handed a defeat by the Environmental Protection Agency. It is going forward with its fracking study. > read more

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Statetap: Colorado’s edible complex

At a long and heated public policy hearing in Denver, the proposed all-out ban on pot-edibles in the state was met with outcry bordering on panic, before it was swiftly retracted. > read more

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Wiretap: Snowden wants an open trial, Ellsberg style

"I've told the government again and again that if they’re prepared to offer an open trial, a fair trial, and I’m allowed to make my case to the jury, I would love to do so. But they’ve declined." > read more

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Again: A Denver sheriff’s deputy, a homeless man and a Taser

A Denver sheriff's deputy attempted to use a Taser on an apparent vagrant the same morning a jury slapped the city with an historic penalty in the death of a homeless man Tasered by deputies at the city jail. > read more

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Recalled Sen. Morse joins move to support Colorado ‘gun sense’ candidates

Just over a year ago, state Senate President John Morse was recalled from his Colorado Springs seat for playing a leading role in passing gun-control […] > read more

CHASING LIGHT

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Chasing Light: Textures

Combing through hundreds of autumnal photos today, I was struck by a few that evoked a sense of forest textures and layers. In each case, […] > read more