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2017 winter x games fans in aspen – the denver post


january 27, 2017, 6:38 pm it’s the year of the rooster, so of course asian avenue magazine’s lunar year party was something to crow about. in addition to the traditional lion dance and 10-course dinner that included treats like lobster and abalone, the event at empress seafood restaurant had and a dance demonstration by ben nguyen, a silent auction and holiday couplets written by chinese...






at x games aspen, pair of snowmobilers to attempt double-backflip


aspen — pioneering slednecks colten moore and heath frisby plan sunday to unleash the biggest trick ever thrown on a snowmobile: the implausible double backflip.since freestyle snowmobiling’s debut at aspen’s winter x games in 2007 — with kremmling rider chris burandt’s soaring a 92-foot backflip — a small army of thumb-throttling gladiators has pushed the sport to new heights. that progression will surge sunday, when texas phenom moore and idaho’s frisby will try the feat in the best trick finals, which has not been contested in aspen since 2013.“it’s gonna go down,” said frisby, who was the first to front flip a snowmobile, earning best trick gold in the 2012 x games. “it’s going to be awesome.”daniel petty, the denver postheath frisby competes in the snowmobile freestyle final during da






aaron blunck wins men's ski halfpipe at x games


aspen — the world’s top skiers struggled friday night in aspen’s x games halfpipe in an event rife with crashes and flubs.in the first lap of the contest’s new two-run format, 10 of 11 skiers failed to stay on their feet. on the second lap, only two stayed upright. those two — aaron blunck of crested e and kiwi miguel porteous — joined canadian noah bowman on the podium.blunck, with back-to-back double corks and a monster switch double 900, posted one of the cleanest runs of the night to earn an 84.66 to take the lead.blunck said his second lap was the first-ever full x games run he had ever landed clean after four years of competing in the aspen pipe. he credited his solid performance with his recent time in crested e, which is buried in the deepest snow in decades.“i feel like all i’ve d






american x games rookie julia marino wins second aspen medal, takes slopestyle g


aspen — rookie julia marino usurped jamie anderson’s snowboard slopestyle crown urday at the x games, throwing the first-ever double underflip in women’s competition to eke past the most decorated slopestyle rider in the sport.with her second lap down the slopestyle course featuring the most technical rail riding of the day and that monster cab double underflip, the 19-year-old marino from westport, conn., climbed from last place to first, finishing her x games debut with slopestyle gold.to go with her bronze medal in thursday’s big air contest, marino’s gold marked the first time a female competitor has won two medals at the x games since 2000 when californian tara dakides won slopestyle and big air.“it felt so smooth in the air and when i landed it i was so excited,” marino said of her h






luca schuler taken to hospital after crash in winter x games big air


jason blevins covers tourism, mountain business, skiing and outdoor adventure sports for both the business and sports sections at the denver post, which he joined in 1997. he skis, pedals, paddles and occasionally boogies in the hills and is just as inspired by the lively entrepreneurial spirit that permeates colorado's high country communities as he is by the views.






new homeless outreach court meets people where they are — at denver rescue missi


a general ignment reporter for the denver post, tom mcghee has covered business, police, courts, higher education and breaking news. he e to the post from albuquerque, n.m., where he worked for a year and a half covering utilities. he began his journalism career in new york city, worked for a pair of community weeklies that covered the west side of manhattan from 14th street to 125th street.






where customers can watch embly of “handmade skis from colorado trees” – the den


after karol groswold tried a pair of denver-made meier skis on a recent demo day at winter park, she had to have a pair. she loved the way they performed, but when she heard customers can order custom-made top-sheet g hics and even participate in designing them, she was sold.customers can buy skis off the rack at meier’s new factory, visible to thousands of motorists daily in the industrial area on the east side of interstate 25 between sixth avenue and colfax. they can watch skis being made by hand and listen to a sales pitch from a “ski-tender” who serves beer and beta on meier’s various models, which have wood cores made from colorado aspen and beetle-kill pine. if they want, they can design their own g hics, and that hit home for groswold.the meier factory is only a few blocks from whe






protesters against refugee ban gather at dia – the denver post


demonstrators gathered at denver international airport late urday afternoon to protest president donald trump’s orders to temporarily ban refugees from entering the u.s.on facebook, organizers had asked people to wear all red, white or blue and to bring signs with the words “i am _____, and i come in peace.”dia issued a statement warning that protests were illegal at the airport without a proper permit.earlier, immigration attorneys were on hand in case they were needed by any p engers on incoming international flights.denver post reporter david migoya is tweeting from the airport as the situation develops.






protesters, immigration attorneys gather at dia in protest of donald trump’s ban


demonstrators gathered at denver international airport late urday afternoon to protest president donald trump’s orders to temporarily ban refugees from entering the u.s.on facebook, organizers had asked people to wear all red, white or blue and to bring signs with the words “i am _____, and i come in peace.”dia issued a statement warning that protests were illegal at the airport without a proper permit.earlier, immigration attorneys were on hand in case they were needed by any p engers on incoming international flights.denver post reporter david migoya is tweeting from the airport as the situation develops.






water main break causing road closures in the highlands – the denver post


a water main break at  west 29th avenue and zuni street has flooded roads in the highland neighborhood, pooling down to southbound interstate 25 under the 15th street bridge.the denver fire department said several vehicles are stuck but have no one inside.west 29th avenue is closed from zuni to umatilla streets along with the area surrounding the break, according to police.danika worthington, the denver posta large water main break left a large hole on 29th street, from which some water is still draining, urday, jan. 29, 2017.






george r.r. martin to release ‘game of thrones’ short story


george r.r. martin is taking his sweet time releasing “winds of winter,” but fans may just forgive him when they hear what he’s got in store for them in 2017. no, it’s not a release date for the latest installment in the “a song of ice and fire” novels. it’s something far more exciting, at least…






denver weather should be pretty nice this weekend – the denver post


the denver metro area should be pretty nice this weekend and may near what could be considered warm by monday.highs should be in the mid-40s urday with lows in the mid-20s, national weather service spokesman david barjenbruch said. temperatures should rise to a high near the mid-50s sunday with lows around 30 degrees. come monday, highs are expected to near the toasty low-60s.the mild temperatures should continue next week with highs in the upper 40s and 50s, barjenbruch said.those heading up to the mountains should expect a little breeze with highs in the upper teens and 20s urday and lows reaching down to zero, he said.






water main break causing road closures in the highlands – the denver post


a water main break at 15th and platte streets has flooded roads in the highland neighborhood, pooling down to southbound interstate 25 under the 15th street bridge.the denver fire department said several vehicles are stuck but have no one inside.west 29th avenue is closed from zuni to umatilla streets along with the area surrounding the break, according to police.






water main break causing road closures in the highlands – the denver post


a water main break at  west 29th avenue and zuni street has flooded roads in the highland neighborhood, pooling down to southbound interstate 25 under the 15th street bridge.the denver fire department said several vehicles are stuck but have no one inside.west 29th avenue is closed from zuni to umatilla streets along with the area surrounding the break, according to police.






legislature should vote down bill to let cyclists ride through stop signs


helen h. richardson, the denver posta cyclist makes her way along 11th avenue near lincoln street thursday in denver.re: “bill to let bicyclists roll through stop signs gains speed, but there are roadblocks ahead,” jan. 26 news story.sen. andy kerr’s bill to permit bicyclists to p through intersections without stopping under certain conditions (the “idaho stop”) is not the answer to improving road safety for either the cyclist or automobile driver.i live in boulder county, where the cyclists rule the roads. with more and more traffic congestion increasing almost daily, it is very difficult to continually be watching for bicycle riders in bike lanes who do not obey the rules.although sen. kerr may think that “cyclists can hear and see much better than somebody in a car,” your picture on the






water main break causes road closures in the highlands – the denver post


a two-feet wide water main broke at west 29th avenue and zuni street urday around noon, soaking roads, cars and businesses and sending a river of water down from the lower highland neighborhood toward interstate 25 and the south platte river.denver water spokesman jimmy luthye said the agency is working to turn off the last of the water and then will be able to investigate the cause. he couldn’t say how many houses lacked water at this time or estimate the amount of water that went rushing down the streets. but he did say it was safe to say a lot.“this time of year, we’ll see a little bit of an uptake (of breaks), just with the temperature swings,” luthye said, adding, “we do have an aging infrastructure in denver.”water rushed down west 29th avenue, hooked down 15th street and pooled arou






nuggets use free-throw parade to beat suns again, 123-112


phoenix — the denver nuggets set up residence at the free throw line in the third quarter urday night and made the most of their time there.the nuggets sank 18 of 19 free throws in the period to pull away and beat the phoenix suns for the second time in three nights, 123-112."tonight we lived at the line," denver coach mike malone said, "which allowed us to set our defense up, which allowed us to control the tempo and slow them down."danilo gallinari scored 32 points and kenneth faried had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the nuggets, winners of three straight and seven of their last nine.eric bledsoe scored a career-high 41 for the suns. devin booker added 23.denver won despite the absence of center nikola jokic, who left with a left hip flexor strain late in thursday night's 127-120 victory






homelessness goals are the same for all involved parties


rj sangosti, denver post filedenver police and city workers clear homeless ps on lawrence street on nov. 15.re: “moment of truth for denver’s anti- ping law,” jan. 21 vincent carroll column. vincent carroll criticizes those experiencing homelessness and their advocates for trying to take away the city’s responsibility to provide safe and attractive “sidewalks, alleys, parks and other public property.” what carroll seems to forget is that everyone wants the same basic end, but for different reasons.the city, the business community and some members of the public want to get rid of those experiencing homelessness from sleeping on the 16th street mall and sidewalks because their presence interferes with business, tourism and the general ambiance of the city. those who are homeless and their ad






george washington routs denver south in denver prep league boys basketball


no. 2 george washington put on a show for a packed denver south gymnasium friday night, racing to a 24-point halftime lead and nearly putting up triple digits en route to a 96-63 road win over the rebels.senior point guard jervay green paced the patriots with 22 points, with additional contributions from junior guard  jon’il fugett (19 points) and senior calvin fugett jr (9 points, 6 ists).the patriots improved to 16-2 and are in action next at home on jan. 31 against kennedy, while the rebels fell to 13-4 and play at highlands ranch on feb. 1.






drafting for need is for losers. how about the broncos draft christian mccaffrey


it seems every nfl draftnik has the broncos taking wisconsin offensive tackle ryan ramczyk in the first round. i would prefer a thump-and-cover inside linebacker, another cornerback in case aqib talib acts up, or my personal favorite, alabama tight end o.j. howard.-brandon, fort collinskiz: i like the way you think! only a knucklehead drafts for need in the first round. draft in the first round for impact. howard could indeed make an impact for the broncos in the red zone. but if denver wants more touchdowns, is there a player in the draft that can score in more ways than christian mccaffrey, the pride of stanford and valor christian high school?why has the development of the nuggets’ point guard been so poor?-marvin, aurorakiz: perhaps we all got a wee bit carried away with the emmanuel m






drafting for need is for losers. how about the broncos draft christian mccaffrey


it seems every nfl draftnik has the broncos taking wisconsin offensive tackle ryan ramczyk in the first round. i would prefer a thump-and-cover inside linebacker, another cornerback in case aqib talib acts up, or my personal favorite, alabama tight end o.j. howard.-brandon, fort collinskiz: i like the way you think! only a knucklehead drafts for need in the first round. draft in the first round for impact. howard could indeed make an impact for the broncos in the red zone. but if denver wants more touchdowns, is there a player in the draft that can score in more ways than christian mccaffrey, the pride of stanford and valor christian high school?why has the development of nuggets point guard been so poor?-marvin, aurorakiz: perhaps we all got a wee bit carried away with the emmanuel mudiay






finnish freshman henrik borgstrom shines in du's comeback win


the plan is for henrik borgstrom to play at least two years for the university of denver hockey team. at this rate, however, the pioneers will understand if the phenomenal finnish freshman takes the one-and-done direct route to the nhl.borgstrom, the florida panthers’ 2016 first-round draft pick, made two elite-level plays in denver’s four-goal second period friday as the pioneers rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat nebraska-omaha 5-3 at magness arena.borgstrom’s power-play goal tied it 2-2 and his ist on dylan gambrell’s goal shortly thereafter gave denver its first lead and all the momentum.“we were losing and we don’t want to make the same mistake we did last weekend (in a series split at st. cloud state,” borgstrom said after his 21st game at du. “i want to score. i want to help the t






car repair mechanic simulator


you love car mechanic? this is the best application for car construction in the store awesome realistic car garage with all options that you need to repair vehicul and earn money on game to shop other parts for your new one awesome game enjoy. features of mechanic cars simulator: 90+ objectives and upgrades. coloring car with the favorite. replace or repair faulty crashed parts. explore cool environment. complete special tasks. collect awardscar mechanic simulator is a must have for auto mechanics and fans of the world's most popular autos. washing, cleaning, waxing, colour change, repairing - fulfill all the wishes of your customers. buy used cars, repair and sell themthis car simulator have all car parts wheels change color its nor mercede or aud cars its a simple modern sport car wit






bledsoe scores 41 but nuggets beat suns again, 123-112


phoenix — danilo gallinari scored 32 points and denver took a ntage of a third-quarter parade to the free throw line to beat the phoenix suns for the second time in three nights, 123-112 on urday.eric bledsoe scored a career-high 41 for the suns. devin booker added 23.kenneth faried had 21 points and 13 rebounds for the nuggets, winners of three straight and seven of their last nine.denver won despite the absence of center nikola jokic, who left with a left hip flexor strain late in thursday night's 127-120 victory.the nuggets were 18 of 19 at the foul line in the third quarter, when phoenix starting forwards t.j. warren and marquese chriss had five fouls and booker four. denver finished 37 of 42 at the line.






person s , seriously wounded in aurora – the denver post


january 27, 2017, 7:55 pm colorado’s largest foreclosure law firm, run by larry castle and his wife, caren, was so good at its job that it had little trouble ginning up creative ways to pad its billings and reap millions in illegitimate profits on the backs of the banks it represented, the affected homeowners, and real estate investors who later bought the houses, the attorney...






person s , seriously wounded in aurora – the denver post


january 27, 2017, 7:55 pm colorado’s largest foreclosure law firm, run by larry castle and his wife, caren, was so good at its job that it had little trouble ginning up creative ways to pad its billings and reap millions in illegitimate profits on the backs of the banks it represented, the affected homeowners, and real estate investors who later bought the houses, the attorney...






10 videos of shah rukh khan fans going crazy about raees!


10 videos of shah rukh khan fans going crazy about raees!because be it single screen or multiplex, when shah rukh khan is on the screen, this is bound to happen.  hence, as raees continues to show us the power of king khan on celluloid, we dig out some of the craziest raees appreciation fan videos!






nba: miami heat top detroit pistons for seventh straight win


goran dragic scored 23 points urday night and the miami heat defeated the visiting detriot pistons, 116-103, to push the nba’s longest current winning streak to seven games. wayne ellington added 19 points, james johnson had 18 and dion waiters scored 17 for the heat, who tied a season high with 14 three-pointers, including three by ellington in less than two minutes in the final quarter. miami out- scored detroit 26-12 in the fourth. miami was 11-30 at the midway point of its season, and hasn't lost since — although it is still only tied for 13th in the eastern conference. only golden state, san antonio and houston have put together longer winning streaks this season than the heat’s recent run.the heat outscored the pistons 26-12 in the fourth quarter, holding them to 30% shooting. reggie






two boys, 2 and 6, found in vehicle outside colorado springs bar, parents cited


january 27, 2017, 7:55 pm colorado’s largest foreclosure law firm, run by larry castle and his wife, caren, was so good at its job that it had little trouble ginning up creative ways to pad its billings and reap millions in illegitimate profits on the backs of the banks it represented, the affected homeowners, and real estate investors who later bought the houses, the attorney...






concentration p themed escape room a bad idea / boing boing


as the united states continues to head down a dark, dark road more bomb threats have been phoned in against jewish community centers across america. via nbc: jewish community centers around the country were again targeted with bomb threats wednesday morning, a week after a spate of similar threats against many centers. in miami, police […]felicia herman writes: the anti-defamation league and the natan fund are pleased to announce innovate against hate, an innovation prize intended to catalyze the creation of gr roots approaches to counter the rise of hate online, to deter abuse, and to protect users from cyber har ment. while the findings in a recent adl study documenting a […][email protected] adam yauch park in brooklyn heights was left defaced with ugly symbols of hate today. this cannot be






islanders 'committed' to new york, not barclays center, gary bettman says


los angeles — the islanders’ owners are “committed” to new york but are keeping their options open with regard to barclays center, nhl commissioner gary bettman said during his news conference during the league’s all-star weekend.“they’re committed to the franchise, they’re committed to new york and the great fan base that has followed the islanders,” bettman said, referring to scott malkin and jon ledecky, who are in their first season as principal owners after having completed the sale from charles wang.latest islanders storiesbarclays center has drawn mixed reviews from long island fans regarding the difficulty of getting to brooklyn and the presence of seats that do not offer a full view of the rink. the building also has been criticized by players because of the quality of the ice in






could rockies be playoff contender over broncos in 2017?


no offense to broncos quarterbacks trevor siemian and paxton lynch. but could it be the rockies have better young arms in jon gray, chad bettis, tyler chatwood and tyler anderson?the rockies are talking playoffs, the way the broncos always do. the difference? the rockies are a baseball team on the rise, while the broncos are a football team in transition. could it be that in 2017 coors field will be a happier place than mile high stadium?now that would rock broncos country, wouldn’t it?the rockies are finally acting like winners. with all due respect to new broncos coach vance joseph, if he thinks our local nfl team can quickly reboot with siemian or lynch at quarterback, the only kick joseph might get is in the pants.although they play in the national league west alongside san francisco a






islanders 'committed' to new york, not barclays center, gary bettman says


los angeles — the islanders owners are “committed” to new york but are keeping their options open with regard to barclays center, nhl commissioner gary bettman said during his news conference during the league’s all-star weekend.“they’re committed to the franchise, they’re committed to new york and the great fan base that has followed the islanders,” bettman said, referring to scott malkin and jon ledecky, who are in their first season as principal owners after having completed the sale from charles wang.latest islanders storiesbarclays center has drawn mixed reviews from long island fans, regarding the difficulty of getting to brooklyn and the presence of seats that do not offer a full view of the rink. the building also has been criticized by players because of the quality of the ice in






how to get a glitched mew into 'pokémon sun' and 'moon'


why it matters to you the secret pokémon mew was the subject of countless schoolyard myths, so any real way to get one -- easy or not -- is good news for pokémon fans.many players grew up among rumors of finding the elusive 151st pokémon, mew, underneath a truck by a dock or by beating the elite four 1,000 times in a row in the original pokémon red and pokémon blue. what those players might not know is there actually is a fairly easy glitch that lets you catch a mew in the wild in those games.of course the next goal is to get that glitched mew into the most recent games, pokémon sun and moon. and although the developers really don’t want you to, it turns out there is a way. it’s extremely complicated and kind of amazing.executing the glitch that lets you catch mew in pokémon red/blue/yell






von miller, shane ray could become nfl's best p rushing duo


editor’s note: sixth of an eight-part series breaking down the broncos’ roster as they reboot under new coach vance joseph. sunday: linebackers. up next: secondaryshane ray‘s mischievous smirk told his thoughts before he even answered the question.“can you imagine how it will be for you and von miller chasing quarterbacks full-time?”ray said, “yeah, i do. it’ll be scary.”that should become reality beginning next season. ray enters his third year, more mature and focused on becoming a pro bowl player. miller is the face of the broncos and an annual defensive player of the year candidate.together, they could become the best p rushing duo in the nfl.the broncos have a decision to make on whether to re-sign demarcus ware, but the afc west will still have its hands full with miller, ray and sha






thousands turn out for a’s fanfest that sparks positive vibe


oakland, calif. (ap) — seven free food trucks. green and gold balloons strung over the waterfront walkway and a bouncy houses for kids. complimentary zoo p es, dog toys and plenty of coffee. a picturesque, sunny winter day after weeks of heavy rain.the oakland athletics and new president dave kaval need to do little selling on one of the sites being considered for a new ballpark after hitting a home run with fanfest held urday at jack london square — right near howard terminal, where the a’s might just decide it’s their best place to break ground and finally build a much-needed stadium.“this offseason’s been as good as i can remember since i’ve been here,” manager bob melvin said. “dave’s come in and really raised the flag and talking about a new ballpark, and that’s what our fans want to






mascot makes the crowds cheer _ though he can't hear them


portland, maine — kamron king's goal as the mascot at portland high school is, of course, to make the crowds cheer — even though he can't hear them.the 15-year-old freshman, who began donning a bulldog suit at last fall's football games and now works the sidelines at basketball games, is deaf. but he said that doesn't interfere with his performances, other than the occasional need for someone to direct him toward young children in need of a high-five.the costume's heavy mask obscures his vision, and he can't hear when people want his attention. but he's making up for it by studying hard."i watched a couple videos of people being mascots, acting funny and whatnot," kamron said in response to questions translated by an asl interpreter. "i wondered if it was something i could do, and be the f






community calls for more involvement and greater clarity in denver police use-of


residents repeated calls for more community involvement in the drafting of the denver police department’s updated use-of-force policy during the second of three scheduled community meetings urday morning, while also asking for portions of the current proposal to be clarified .“you got to understand, this is a draft, it’s only a draft,” chief robert white said. “i want to be candid with you, very few departments in the county would go to this degree to have communication about the policy.”“when it’s all said and done, i feel very confident that this will be one of the most restrictive policies in the country,” he continued. “is it there? no, it’s not there yet.”denver police released a draft of the policy at the start of the year. the policy directs officers to avoid rushing into volatile s






karl-anthony towns, playing despite a bad cold, leads wolves to victory


it wasn’t always perfect, but the wolves did what they had to do urday, with a wire-to-wire victory over the horrible brooklyn nets at target center.karl-anthony towns felt horrible, but played very well, scoring 37 points with 13 rebounds and four blocks. towns had a very bad cold that had him on the verge of not playing in the game; he stayed behind in the training room sleeping as his teammates warmed up for the game. but he played, and he and all four of his fellow starters scored in double figures in what ended up being a one-sided game.here are some notes on the game:--the 129 points the wolves scored was a season high, four better than the 125 they scored twice.--towns had his ninth 30-point game of the season, and his eighth with 30 points and 10 rebounds. he has consecutive 30-poi






rick hahn: white sox closer to start than finish of rebuilding process


in the middle of a question-and-answer seminar with white sox general manager rick hahn and manager rick renteria on urday at the hilton chicago, a fan took the microphone and heaped praise on hahn.he called the sox’s trade of adam eaton to the nationals, which netted three solid prospects, “brilliant” and “genius.”sox broadcaster jason benetti, who was moderating the crowded session on the second day of soxfest, interrupted.“is this your brother?” benetti joked with hahn.through two days at soxfest, the general vibe seemed to be acceptance of the sox’s plan to go through a years-long rebuild – at least from the brand of fan that attends such an event.questioners at the microphone were already well-informed about new prospects like yoan moncada and lucas giolito. hahn faced a minimum of an






rick hahn: white sox closer to start than finish of rebuilding process


in the middle of a question-and-answer seminar with white sox general manager rick hahn and manager rick renteria on urday at the hilton chicago, a fan took the microphone and heaped praise on hahn.he called the trade of adam eaton to the nationals, which netted three solid prospects, "brilliant" and "genius."sox broadcaster jason benetti, who was moderating the crowded session on the second day of soxfest, interrupted."is this your brother?" benetti joked with hahn.through two days at soxfest, the general vibe seemed to be acceptance of the sox's plan to go through a years-long rebuild — at least from the brand of fan that attends such an event.questioners at the microphone already were well-informed about new prospects such as yoan moncada and lucas giolito. hahn faced a minimum of angry






minnesota duluth edges st. cloud state in ot for final north star college cup ti


it was announced last week that the north star college cup would be discontinued because of a lack of fan interest. urday, minnesota duluth and st. cloud state gave the spectators at xcel energy center something to remember it by.kyle osterberg scored six minutes into overtime, giving umd a 2-1 victory over the huskies in the championship game. the second-ranked bulldogs (17-5-4) hoisted the minnesota red oak trophy for the first time, becoming the fourth school to win the four-year-old tournament. alex iafallo also scored for umd, which rallied from a 1-0 deficit vs. st. cloud state (12-13-1).umd’s hunter miska stopped 31 of 32 s s and was named the tournament’s mvp. the freshman from stacy, minn., had 68 saves on 71 s s in wins over scsu and the gophers (3-2).“our guys talked about it be






colin staub makes good for denver pioneers in win


university of denver sophomore right wing colin staub was one of 12 players in the pioneers’ lineup for a 5-0 national collegiate hockey conference win over omaha at magness arena on urday night who are older than nathan mackinnon, the avalanche’s 21-year-old representative at the nhl all-star festivities in los angeles this weekend.staub will turn 23 on march 26.as reflected by the wide range of ages on rosters — they can range from 18 to the mid-20s — ncaa hockey can be about biding time between high school and college, often in the united states hockey league.in staub’s case, his hiatus e after he graduated from palmer high in colorado springs and involved three full seasons with the north american hockey league’s wichita falls wildcats, and then he was all set to enroll at the air forc






year later, john scott still shaking head over 2016 all-star experience


a year removed from his 2016 nhl all-star game experience that made him the talk of the sport, john scott still has difficultly processing the events that unfolded in nashville."it's crazy how it worked out," said scott, who played for the blackhawks for the better part of two seasons. "i've tried to think about it, 'oh, it makes sense,' but it doesn't make sense to this day. it's something that always will be a weird situation."that weird situation was scott being voted into the 2016 all-star game on a lark by the fans. the nhl pressured him to withdraw but he decided to play an even was named the exhibition's most valuable player. that was the last time scott wore any kind of nhl sweater. he retired from the game and now is living in traverse city, mich., with his family."my days are fil






jacqueline fernandez amuses the paparazzi at the airport


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iranian couple, syrian mother and baby stopped at dia as protesters rallied in m


married doctors from iran on their way home to portland, and a mother and her infant daughter back from syria, were detained for about two hours urday by border patrol officers at denver international airport after a flight from frankfurt, germany, then quietly released to continue their travels amid a larger protest in the heart of the airport terminal against the policies that stopped them.agents stopped to question dr. abolfazi mehdizadeh kashi, 62, and his wife, dr. shahla chaichian, 61, shortly after disembarking from a lufthansa flight from frankfurt. they were allowed to continue traveling after about two hours, attorneys who spoke with them said.“there is no reason for two respectable surgeons, married, in their 60s, to be detained,” said zahra kashi, abolfazi’s 53-year-old sister.






rip to veteran actor john hurt, star of alien and so many other films we love


john hurt in 2015. image: joel ryan/invision/apsad news today, not just for scifi fans, but for fans of great actors: john hurt has reportedly died at the age of 77. his vast resume encomp ed over 50 years, and included works like the elephant man, 1984, alien, harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone, hellboy, doctor who, and v for vendetta, to name just a handful.advertisementwhile it’s difficult to single out one moment in such a long and storied career, the chest-burster scene in alien is certainly one of his most iconic. after an uncomfortably close encounter with a face-hugger, hurt’s character, kane, sits down to eat with the rest of the nostromo crew. for a brief time, things are almost back to normal... until kane’s chest starts heaving. the script, legendarily, just said “this thing






in first season of affiliation with avs, colorado eagles plug along – the denver


loveland — in late 2002, colorado eagles co-owner and general manager ralph backstrom gave me a tour of the under-construction budweiser events center. backstrom, the former nhl and world hockey ociation center and ex-university of denver coach, had pull. we cheated. we didn’t wear hardhats. the next year, the eagles began play in the central hockey league, and the full houses at the new arena quickly validated the minor-league hockey venture.through a move from the chl to the echl, the eagles have remained a popular member of the fort collins-loveland-windsor area’s sports scene, though sellouts in the 5,289-seat building no longer are automatic and the eagles are averaging about 500 under that. the operation took a turn this season, when the eagles finally be e affiliated with the avalan






a cool start to february, but sun will bring smiles


"laughter is an instant vacation," said milton berle. i just read that a child laughs an average of 300 times a day. adults? closer to five times a day. then again life was simpler when you were 6. of course there are times you don't want to hear laughter: during surgery, on your honeymoon night or sitting in front of your accountant.weather is the only thing we can predict with any accuracy. a reliable forecast means you can optimize your schedule to take a ntage of favorable conditions.fun fact: a third of the world's economy is affected by the weather. that's $25 trillion of global economic output at the mercy of the elements.i stand by my reckless prediction that the worst of winter, a winter that hasn't been all that bad, is behind us now.a clipper drops 2-4 inches of snow on bemidji






great northern roll out looks to add muscle to local winter fests


the “great northern” is underway.the inaugural run of the 10-day outdoor celebration seeks to integrate and amplify the festive-to-economic impacts of the sport-to-food-to-art events of the st. paul winter carnival, city of lakes loppet ski festival and the u.s. pond hockey championships this weekend at lake nokomis.the idea of the great northern umbrella is that one-plus-one-plus-one can equal four or five, even in the dead of winter.“our no. 1 regional issue is the ‘equity gap’ [among female and minority workers in the workforce], no. 2 is the worker shortage and no. 3 is perceptions about winter,” said r.t. rybak, ceo of the minneapolis foundation who helped start the loppet in 2002. “we can do all the summer festivals we want and the els are still full. but there’s no american city tha