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Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen … more

Denver Foundation finds new home in Capitol Hill

Over the next several years, a Capitol Hill landmark will be renovated to become the new home of the Denver Foundation, which closed a deal to buy the Casa Grande building at 1009 Grant St., … more

Denver plans for $1.46 billion in general fund

The mayor’s office has released the 2019 budget for the city of Denver. The budget will allocate $1.46 billion in the general fund. Nearly $1 billion of the funds, or 67 percent, comes from taxes. … more

Colorado kids become their own bosses

The Denver eighth-grader currently runs Gabe’s Bazaar, a business that sells two major products: massage candles that melt into lotion and Super Bars, which combine deodorant, sunscreen, … more

DPS announces interim superintendent

Dr. Ron Cabrera steps in as interim superintendent Following Tom Boasberg’s departure as superintendent of Denver Public Schools (DPS) on Oct. 19, board members announced that Dr. Ron Cabrera would … more

Denver manages construction to help neighbors

Our economy is booming, and the new construction to bring additional housing, office space and retail businesses is clearly evident in this boom. However, the negative impacts of these projects have … more

Historic Denver mansion receives award for LGBTQ-friendly events

The Grant-Humphreys Mansion was named the Best Venue for an LGBTQ-Friendly Event in a national conference sponsored by Unique Venues, according to a news release from History Colorado. The award is … more

Planning ahead for I-70 construction

Construction for the Central 70 project will continue through November with several closures. With holiday traveling on the horizon, here are some of this month’s construction activities on the … more

Life on Capitol Hill: November Business Matters

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

In central Denver, the growing keeps going

Denver is booming. The skyline is dotted with cranes assembling buildings that seemingly grow overnight. And more people are coming in to fill those buildings. Over the last 10 years, more than … more

Voters reject 112, 73, transportation measures

Voters have said “nay” on many of the state's most contentious ballot issues. more

Polis, other Democrats secure state offices

Colorado's new governor says he's focused on saving familes money on health care coverage and being a leader for all people. The night of Nov. 6, Jared Polis walked onstage at the Democrats' watch party in downtown Denver as loudspeakers played Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'." more

Hickenlooper executive order targets youth vaping

To address what state and health officials are calling an epidemic, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order outlining efforts to decrease the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products … more

Health law sign-ups begin with stable premiums, more options

The Affordable Care Act's sixth sign-up season opened Nov. 1 amid stabilizing premiums and more choice for consumers. Nationally, average premiums are going up only by low single-digit percentages … more

Amazon 4-star store opens at Park Meadows

Shoppers can go from browsing the latest technology to cookware to the hottest books in one brief stroll around the Amazon 4-Star outlet store, the newest attraction at Park Meadows mall in Lone … more

Arvadan seeks to be first openly transgender person to hold state office

Brianna Titone, an Arvada resident seeking election to represent House District 27 in Jefferson County, is hoping to make history as the first openly transgender person to hold state office in … more

Drop off ballots, don’t mail them, state says

The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office, which oversees elections in the state, urged voters to drop off their ballots rather than mailing them after Oct. 29, according to a news release from the office. more

Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly arrested on suspicion of home trespass, released by team

Chad Kelly, backup quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was arrested on suspicion of illegally entering a home in Englewood after midnight on Oct. 23, according to a news release by Englewood police. … more

Governor candidates keep slugging as election nears

Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis clashed again over health care, guns and Colorado's energy future in the fifth one-on-one debate of their … more

Denver nonprofit helps clothe children in need

Inside a storefront in a corner of a shopping center off Colorado Boulevard, a group of teenage girls sorts through piles of clothes and hangers. They chatter as they work, pointing out national … more
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