Video: An evening with Ed Harris at the Denver Film Festival

DENVER — Ed Harris, the actor nominated for Academy Awards for Apollo 13, The Truman Show, Pollock and The Hours, received the Mayor’s Career Achievement Award last night at the King Center in Denver, the second night of the 2009 Starz Denver Film Festival.

Cold kills fish in Cherry Creek

DENVER — A major fish kill that occurred in Cherry Creek in downtown Denver today was a “natural occurring event,” according to Jennifer Churchill of the Colorado Division of Wildlife.

La Familia arrests include 6 on Western Slope

DENVER — Six people living on the Western Slope who are suspected associates or members of La Familia have been arrested as part of the orchestrated drug raids nationwide, authorities said Thursday.

Mule deer gores woman near Florissant

DENVER — A young buck mule deer gored a 63-year-old woman near Florissant on Monday after she apparently called to the animal in an attempt to pet him.

Highlands Ranch mourns teen who died in run

LITTLETON, Colo. — Quinton Sanford never let self-doubt hold him back. He planned to attend the Air Force Academy and act in a movie alongside Will Smith. He was a member of the Highlands Ranch High School wrestling and cross country teams. And although he was neither the fastest runner nor the strongest wrestler, he didn’t let that trouble him. He did it all while living with autism.

Buffs’ Barringer breaks Goucher’s 9-year-old course record at Shootout

BOULDER, Colo. — Saturday was a symbolic transition of sorts for Jenny Barringer, racing for the last time as a collegiate athlete before her hometown Boulder crowd — one that has watched her flourish from a top performer for Colorado as a freshman, to a world contender and American-record holder as a senior.

Video: Barringer sets course record at Shootout

BOULDER, Colo. — University of Colorado senior Jenny Barringer, the American record-holder in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, broke the school’s home course record on Saturday in her final home race as a collegiate athlete. For Colorado’s men’s team, senior Kenyon Neuman won in 24 minutes, 51 seconds to tie for the 11th fastest time in course history.