Tag Archives: Suicide

Sylvester Tally: Readers respond to “The sad death of the happiest man in Denver”

Readers had a lot to say about “The sad death of the happiest man in Denver,” our story about Sylvester Tally, the beloved longtime coffee purveyor […]...

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December 23, 2016 Greene, Just In, The Mix

GREENE: The sad death of the happiest man in Denver

  I’ve been struggling to write about Sylvester Tally for three weeks now. With each interview I’ve done since his Nov. 28th suicide, I’ve heard […]...

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December 19, 2016 Greene, Health, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

End of life options: A conversation with Dan Diaz

You may not recall the name Brittany Maynard, but it’s likely you remember the photo of the young, green-eyed Californian with the great smile and […]...

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September 28, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Littwin: Deep end: Trump invokes Vince Foster suicide conspiracy

Congratulations if you had Vince Foster on your Donald Trump fantasy league team. It was a bold pick, but, when it comes to the Donald, […]...

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May 24, 2016 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Feds pay $175,000 settlement for ADX suicide

It was sick enough that the federal Bureau of Prisons let Robert Knott degenerate to the point that he killed himself in its ADX supermax […]...

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March 7, 2016 Uncategorized

Are Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris’s parents to blame for the Columbine shooting?

It must be the parents’ fault. That’s what most of us assumed after the massacre at Columbine High School. In the absence of any other […]...

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February 10, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Is white privilege causing old white men to kill themselves?

A new study by a CSU prof suggests white American men may be killing themselves more than other demographics because of relative social comforts and cultural […]...

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January 6, 2016 Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Too far? Political campaigns turn to biometrics and neuromarketing

Creepy campaigns No secret: Political campaigns want data on voters. But the days of polling are now moving into a more subtle form of information […]...

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November 3, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Afghanistan War vets struggle to save themselves

Shell shock The war still isn’t over for those in the 2/7 Marine Battalion, which was at the center of the fighting in Afghanistan. In […]...

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September 21, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

‘Hanna Ranch’ and the New West, 15 years later

“I think he was the best kind of cowboy. I mean, he wasn’t just a cowboy," says Kirk Hanna’s daughter at the beginning of a new documentary about the life and legacy of the Colorado cattleman known as “the Eco-Rancher.”...

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November 7, 2013 Environment/Energy, Movable Feast, The Blogs

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This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

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The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

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