The days of Denver’s being a low- or no-air-conditioning town appear to be a distant, heat-hazy memory.
The cow town that used to have only one or two weeks a summer necessitating any sort of thermal-comfort device on Thursday set a record of 19 straight days with temperatures topping out at 90 degrees or above.
With a high of 100 Thursday and triple digits expected to last through the weekend, the mainstream media is in a frenzy. Nothing sells papers like weather stories, with the possible exception of animal stories. Combine the two and we