No one asked Navy Lt. James Downing to hurriedly memorize the names on the dog tags of the dead and injured during the attack on Pearl Harbor. But Downing, then 28, did it because he could not bear the thought of families not knowing the fate of their loved ones.
Colorado's plunge into the deep freeze, with overnight lows in the northern mountains dropping to minus 20 degrees for days in a row, likely is not cold enough or prolonged enough to disrupt the life cycle of the destructive pine beetle.
The owner of the landmark Bosler House did not appear at a hearing to determine whether he violated Denver's neglected and derelict building ordinance by leaving the home open to the elements since 2009.
Saying he felt physically up to it, Broncos coach John Fox said Friday that he will coach from the sidelines Sunday when the Broncos play Tennessee in what will be a frigid game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.