Thursday, February 20, 2014

Garrett Bryant

Former Fossil Ridge baseball and basketball player Garrett Bryant, right, wakes up briefly to speak to his mom Sandie at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Bryant suffered brain injuries after a fall down some stairs in Garden City, Kansas, where he goes to college and was airlifted by helicopter to the hospital in Lakewood. He was transferred to Craig Rehabilitation Hospital on Thursday.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Cupcake Cabaret Valentine's Burlesque Show

The man and ladies of the Cupcake Cabaret performed a Valentine's Day burlesque show at Avogadro's Number restaurant and bar this evening.

Region 3 Wrestling

A long day of photographing the Region 3 5A high schools competing for regional titles and positions at the state tournament next weekend. Rocky Mountain High School took home the most wins and most points to claim first place as a team.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Rocky Mountain Team pool tournament

Jerry Miller, 10, of Greeley racks pool balls during the Valley National 8-Ball League Association Rocky Mountain Team tournament at the Embassy Suites in Loveland Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. 115 teams competed in the two-day tournament.

Trish Dawson plays.

British professional pool player Dave Pearson teaches a lesson to amateur players.

Jody Arakaw of Greeley reacts to a "lucky" shot he sunk during the Valley National 8-Ball League Association Rocky Mountain Team tournament.

Jody Miller of Greeley makes a shot.

Tina Payne of Denver watches her opponent.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Vertical Fusion

Owner Melanie Piek performs a pole dancing routine at her studio Vertical Fusion in Fort Collins Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. Piek, who also owns pole studios in Longmont and Boulder, participates in pole dancing competitions in addition to teaching. She will be performing as part of Cupcake Cabaret's Valentine's Day burlesque show at Avogadro's Number in Fort Collins on Saturday.

Girls on Top

From left, Poudre's McKenzie McDaniel, Anna Haugen, Reagan Travis and Ashley McDaniel embrace after defeating Fossil Ridge 53-32 in girls basketball at Poudre High School in Fort Collins Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

From left, CSU's Hayley Thompson, Ellen Nystrom and Gabby Frykbo celebrate their win over the Air Force Academy Falcons at Moby Arena in Fort Collins Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. CSU beat Air Force 88-28.

New Belgium

Nathan Westerfield, right, and Brandon Senn drink a couple of La Folie brews at the New Belgium Brewing Company tasting room in Fort Collins Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

Sad Manning

Disgruntled Denver Broncos fans Laura, left, and Sara Jaques watch the Super Bowl until the bitter end at Buffalo Wild Wings in Fort Collins Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. Denver lost to the Seattle Seahawks 43-8.


So apparently there's this thing called "cupping." I'd never heard of it before so...I learned something. Here, owner Jonathan Jarrow prepares coffee during a "cupping," a tasting akin to wine or beer tasting, at Harbinger Coffee in Fort Collins Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Beans are smelled, then ground, then prepared with hot water. The "crust" is then broken as the coffee grounds are skimmed off the top and each coffee is tasted by participants.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Rocky Mountain Face Off

Colorado State University's Todd Sowell, left, dives onto the ice and gets the puck past University of Colorado's Hurley Kane, center, and goalie Alex Palumbo to score the first goal of the game during the Rocky Mountain Face Off at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. CSU beat CU 3-2.