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Thousands remember 9/11 at Colorado Memorial Stair Climb

More than 2,300 people gathered the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11 to “never forget.” The participants of the 2018 Colorado 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb paid tribute to the 343 FDNY firefighters and almost 3,000 Americans who died on 9/11 by climbing the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center. more

Denver woman runs food pantry from her front yard

Every two weeks or so, Deidra Bates wakes up to the same gift: several boxes of unperishable food stacked in front of her fence. “I’m not sure who does it, because I’ve never seen them,” the … more

DPS opens meetings for superintendent

DPS announces public meetings in search for new superintendent In July, Tom Boasberg announced that he would be stepping down as superintendent of DPS schools. The district has held several meetings … more

Turning leftovers into meals for the hungry in Denver

In a large warehouse in north Denver, We Don’t Waste has packed pallets of tomatoes, spicy peppers, cookies and more into its storage facility. Last year, the organization helped to provide about … more

Denver native receives civil leadership award

Judge Gary Jackson, of Denver County Court, received the Monte Pascoe Civil Leadership Award in August during the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce State of the City luncheon. The award honors the … more

New study aims to restore habitat space along the South Platte River

A restoration plan by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers could add water depth to a section of the South Platte River flowing from 58th Avenue to 6th Avenue in Denver, giving it more variety and … more

Changes must be made to the Denver City Charter

The Denver City Charter does not give city council the authority to independently contract for legal and other professional services. Two incidences in the past year have convinced me that the … more

Life on Capitol Hill: September Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in central Denver. If there are any inquires on new developments in your area, or if you are a local … more

Resources and jobs can help make life a little easier on the street

At 9 a.m. on Aug. 15, Lewis McConnell, Greg Bristow and Robin Delaney stood in a huddle on the library lawn after dropping off their laundry. Bristow offered the other two a doughnut, saying his … more

Rolling laundry truck gives more than clean clothes

On Wednesday mornings, a mobile laundry truck parks at a meter on West 14th Avenue at the Denver Public Library’s downtown branch. By 8:55 a.m., staff from Bayaud Enterprises has weighed individual … more

Uptown residents, businesses, experience wave of power outages

Residents and businesses in Denver’s Uptown neighborhood struggled through a summer of unpredictable power outages that they said totaled as many as 14 in one neighborhood and 13 for one … more

Colorado Air and Spaceport begins launch countdown

Adams County is a go for launch to hold a site operator license for a spaceport. That means the Front Range Airport, located in Watkins in Adams County, will be able to host horizontal takeoffs … more

More and larger homes present 'bigger target for hailstorms to hit'

Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather experts … more

Owner of Lakewood bakery sues state

Jack Phillips, the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because of his religious beliefs, is back in the news again.  Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in … more

Secretary Perry tours the innovative technology of NREL

Remarkable work on renewable energy and energy efficiency is being done at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). “The innovation that's within these walls is just stunning,” said U.S. … more

Nevada inmate charged with 1984 Lakewood, Aurora slayings

Police in Lakewood and Aurora have identified a suspect they believe is responsible for multiple murders more than 34 years ago. In a joint news conference Aug. 10, Lakewood and Aurora police … more

South Denver nonprofit builds connection with local seniors

After commuting from Denver to Colorado Springs for 20 years to work as a lawyer, Trent Novak and his family decided to shift to a slower pace when they moved to Observatory Park a year and a half … more

‘Crazy wrecks’ prompt neighborhood traffic safety events near Cheesman Park

For years, Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) focused on the People’s Fair and maintaining the historic property it owns. But when Team Player Productions took over planning for the festival … more

Summer construction on I-70 moves forward

A proposal for construction on Interstate-70 has been delayed until August, but the Colorado Department of Transportation and Kiewit Meridiam Partners plan to move forward with other aspects of the … more

Denver police increase presence on Colfax

The number of shootings in the Capitol Hill area from Jan. 1 to July 10 this year doubled from the same period in 2017, according to data from the Denver Poice Department. Two recent shootings … more
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