PHANTOM NEWS

DECEMBER 21. 2016

Locals urge Obama to protect the Grand Canyon before it’s too late

Grand plan Surrounded by bikes, helmets, water bottles and jerseys at his Old Town Bike Shop, owner John Crandall held up a letter signed by 50 other local business…

Locals urge Obama to protect the Grand Canyon before it’s too late
DECEMBER 21. 2016

A huge field of candidates is shaping up to run for governor in 2018

The next big election

November 2018 is a long way away — unless you’re planning to run for governor of Colorado. With Gov. John Hickenlooper term-limited, talk about who may run has hit newsstands statewide.…

A huge field of candidates is shaping up to run for governor in 2018
DECEMBER 21. 2016

Voters decided 2016 ballot measures, but big money weighed in

Follow the money

Big Tobacco and Big Oil were the biggest players in Colorado’s ballot measures in 2016, writing checks for more than $36 million to influence your vote.…

Voters decided 2016 ballot measures, but big money weighed in
DECEMBER 21. 2016

Homeless street paper will launch January 1

Word on the street

A new newspaper, Springs Echo, will be distributed downtown by vendors you may already be accustomed to seeing on street corners asking for spare change. Casey Lister, 24, is one of them.…

Homeless street paper will launch January 1
DECEMBER 20. 2016

Lumberyard Releases Snowbound Scotch Ale in Cans

Lumberyard Brewing Company is proud to release its third can in The Peaks Series – Snowbound Scotch Ale. This Scotch Ale is one of the perfect beers to warm you…

Lumberyard Releases Snowbound Scotch Ale in Cans
DECEMBER 20. 2016

U.S. Hop Production Eclipses 87 Million Pounds in 2016

As many craft brewers continued a shift toward brewing with more aroma hops in 2016, the average hop yield per acre declined even as total U.S. hop production hit a…

U.S. Hop Production Eclipses 87 Million Pounds in 2016
DECEMBER 20. 2016

Bavarian Craft Brewer Riegele Signs with Sarene for New York Distribution

Brahaus Riegele, a 631-year-old, family-owned Bavarian craft brewery, has signed on with Sarene Craft Beer for distribution throughout the state of New York….

Bavarian Craft Brewer Riegele Signs with Sarene for New York Distribution
DECEMBER 20. 2016

Starr Hill Brewery Announces 2017 Lineup

Starr Hill Brewery is heading out on tour in 2017 with a setlist of beers featuring nine new brands across three rotating series. The New Year will also see the return of some old favorites, along with several limited release variety packs….

Starr Hill Brewery Announces 2017 Lineup
DECEMBER 20. 2016

Left Hand Brewing Introduces Saison Series, Small-Batch Can Releases and More in 2017 Lineup

New year, new beer! Left Hand Brewing’s 2017 line-up introduces a variety of seasonals and limited releases including a new saison line, small-batch can releases, and new additions to the Nitro and Big Mo 22oz series….

Left Hand Brewing Introduces Saison Series, Small-Batch Can Releases and More in 2017 Lineup
DECEMBER 20. 2016

Your weird, old beer style of the day: Kvass

This ancient Slavic style is the real “liquid bread.”…

Your weird, old beer style of the day: Kvass