The biggest blizzard known hit Denver a century ago, in the first days of December, 1913. The snowstorm of historic proportions swooped over Colorado and other western states, leaving a devastating crust of heavy snow 45.7 inches deep in the city.
Gobble Tov! Thanksgiving and Hanukkah fall on the same date this year —the first time since 1888. Delicious food is central to both holidays, and we have some recipes that combine Thanksgiving tradition and the Torah with flair. How will you celebrate this year?
FULL STORY (AND RECIPES!): http://dpo.st/18ojaY7
(Photos: Top, Cyrus McCrimmon, The Denver Post; Bottom two: Matthew Mead, The Associated Press)
FRONT PAGE: There is no going home for Randy Castor and thousands of other people driven from manufactured home parks by Colorado’s historic flooding. The state knows of 154 flood-destroyed mobile homes and another 901 that were damaged in 11 parks in the flood zone, said Kerri Nelson, Colorado’s deputy chief recovery officer.
Some parks may repopulate with new and renovated homes.
FRONT PAGE: The Denver Post’s coverage of the John F. Kennedy assassination 50 years ago today: http://dpo.st/1eRdXtl
A cold, snowy blast of winter weather overnight in northeastern Colorado has made roads wet, icy and snow covered in spots and the Thursday morning commute should be slow going.
COPPER MOUNTAIN - NOVEMBER 15: Paralympian Alana Nichols is training for her 4th Olympic games, spending a day at the Copper Mountain Speed Center. (Photo by Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post)
FULL GALLERY: Colorado Day in Pictures
History repeats itself. Not always in exactly the same way…although sometimes it looks like it.
During the massive flooding across Colorado in September 2013, Denver Post photographers amassed thousands of images documenting the historic disaster. Looking through the Denver Post archives uncovered another incredible set of flood pictures from the state’s deadliest disaster, the 1976 flash flood through Big Thompson Canyon. The photos, side by side, are eerily similar.
Colorado floods now and then, a series of photographic diptychs: dpo.st/18Z9koS
It’s Election Day! We have complete coverage of all the results across Colorado. You can follow along in several ways:
LIVE BLOG: http://scrbliv.me/271728
ELECTION PAGE: http://www.denverpost.com/election2013