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.

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.

Video: U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on health care reform

FRISCO, Colo. — Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet swung through the western slope on Friday, pitching President Barack Obama’s health care plan to Coloradans. He spoke to packed town halls in Frisco and Edwards before heading to Grand Junction for Obama’s speech on Saturday.

Video: Lance Armstrong ends Weins’ 6-year Leadville reign

LEADVILLE, Colo. — Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong defeated Gunnison, Colo., native David Wiens in the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Armstrong’s victory — a course record — snapped Wiens’ streak of six consecutive titles.

Video: Denver’s 2009 Underground Music Showcase

DENVER — The 2009 Underground Music Showcase featured more than 200 local bands, inlcuding Everything Absent or Distorted, a group playing its final outdoor concert together and penultimate show.

Video: Ashley Force Hood finishes second at NHRA Nationals

MORRISON, Colo. — Ashley Force Hood, who a year ago became the first female to win an NHRA funny car race, entered 2009 NHRA the Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway atop the funny car standings. On Sunday, she finished second behind the team of Ron Capps.