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    Bear With MeBear With Me: Gentrification ain't a joke

    Who holds sway over Five Points? Not ink! Coffee, that's for sure
    On a fine September afternoon, I ordered a sublime cafe au lait at ink! Coffee in Denver. I sipped it on the steps of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church while my girlfriend and I listened to the Spanish mass being conducted inside. Full Story
    Bear With Me: Refugee camp travel review
    The way the United States is headed, it's likely that those of us who favor racial equality and accessible health care and still believe adult men dating teenagers is not only wrong but a felony will be interred at Trump-brand prison camps currently being erected across America's heartland. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Not a psychopath, but I am ill-tempered
    I'm not afraid of Islamic terrorists, but white men scare the shit out of me. Don't get me wrong. Religious extremists are bad. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Biscuits and crazy
    You might see me in a Walmart shopping for Banquet Dinners and bulk antifreeze on any given Sunday.  Full Story

    Bear With Me: Everyone gets a piece
    A half-dozen miserable bastards flanked me on both sides at the Boulder County Courthouse one Friday afternoon. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Democracy in action
    And now, my impression of every city council meeting ever. It begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday. "I move that we continue with the meeting," the mayor said. Full Story

    Bear With Me: More protest, less violence
    If Nazis want to protest, they can. As distasteful as they are — and they are not good people, no matter what the president says — it's a free country. Full Story

    Bear With Me: The gee-whiz future of Apple products
    The iPhone and iPad are amazing little contraptions — all of the information in the world, and all you have to do is touch your fingers to the screen. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Choose your own echo chamber
    A few years from now ... Greetings, Earth person. Thank you for picking up this holographic edition of your local paper. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Forget sheet cake; let's try wedding cake
    Smoke from the fires burning in the Pacific Northwest has rolled over the Rocky Mountains, settled in the sky above Boulder and choked out the sun. Full Story

    Bear With Me: A heartless hack and Harvey the hawk
    A friend of mine texted me Tuesday morning to say that megachurch megapastor Joel Osteen's lack of a response to the victims of Hurricane Harvey was further proof that he is, in fact, The Prince of Lies. Full Story

    Columnist Q&A: Bear asks that you 'Bear With Me'
    If you're looking to share a hot buttered rum with a chipper ski bum after a day on the slopes ... keep looking. Full Story

    Dear freshmen, get the most out of your mountain of debt
    So you have decided to attend college, and what an excellent choice you have made! Boulder, Colo. The beautiful University of Colorado campus. Full Story

    Bear With Me: A molar eclipse
    I've always had a good set of teeth in my mouth, but during the past year, order is beginning to deteriorate. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Everyone's lining up to declare they are not with stupid (with a notable exception)
    As I gazed with utter horror upon the pasty cretins having a moonlight hate march in Charlottesville on Friday night, I couldn't help but notice that whenever white people throw a white power party, they don't seem to be sending their best white people. Full Story

    Bear With Me: The Funeral Procession of Mr. Tooth
    I've noticed today that missing a front tooth gives one an automatic West Texas accent. That's disturbing, particularly since I hail from New Mexico and West Texas is our sworn enemy. Full Story

    Bear With Me: No pity or remorse or fear
    Waiting for a medical bill to arrive in the mail is the emotional equivalent of a person hiding in the ruins of a city following a nuclear holocaust and evading the flying robots tasked with exterminating whatever remains of humanity like the ones at the beginning of "The Terminator." Full Story

    Bear With Me: Plan B is cheese thievery
    It's only a matter of time before someone takes President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the "Fake News Media" to heart and shoots up a newsroom somewhere in the United States of America. Full Story

    Bear With Me: Jiggle for the camera
    My name is John, and I'm a registered sex offender. Not in the classic sense of the title, however. I'm not a rapist. Full Story

    Bear With Me: No respect for a job well-done
    When a reader is unhappy with a story, it would be nice if they kept the content of the email to what drew their ire. Full Story

    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story

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