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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 …
The Denver Foundation recently bought a Casa Grande, historic property in Capitol Hill. The nonprofit foundation will move into the property located at 1009 Grant St. in 2020.

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., …

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. …
Gabe Nagel, owner of Gabe’s Bazaar, sells his products at a gala put on by the Young Americans organization. Nagel typically does business at events like this one and has also sold his products in a number of retail locations.

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, …

Tom Boasberg, former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, gives a high five to a student on the first day of school at Escalante-Biggs Academy in north Denver.

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 …
Education
Students at the East High School JROTC program participated in a flag ceremony in observance of Sept. 11.

DPS board announces support of state ballot issue

Farm-to-cafeteria program enriches student life Denver Public schools (DPS) is the third-largest procurer of local food in the state, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to …
Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis, left, and Walker Stapleton both spoke a tthe Sept. 24 event.

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …
Tom Boasberg, superintedent of Denver Public Schools, gives a high five to a student on the first day of school at Escalante-Biggs Academy in north Denver.

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 …
Students participate in an event with Denver Public Schools’ Summer Academy. The summer program served a record number of students in 2018.

Tom Boasberg steps down as DPS superintendent and other DPS news

Boasberg will stay on for three months Tom Boasberg announced last month that he was stepping down as superintendent of Denver Public Schools. He was unanimously voted in by the Board of Education to …

Prepare for the upcoming DPS school year

The 2018-2019 school year is around the corner — the start date for most schools in the district is Aug. 20. With that in mind, Denver Public Schools has highlighted some important resources and …
Business
A SoulCycle exercise studio will be opening in Cherry Creek North this month. The studio is located in the St. Paul Collection at 265 St. Paul St.

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 …
James Goodchild stands at the entrance of Lights Out! Escape Rooms and Social Lounge. Although horror-themed, the venue is not a haunted house and emphasis is put on solving the puzzles, rather than scare factor.

Quirky combinations are unique attractions for area businesses

The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. …
Kaewyn Picard, left, and several of her staff members in the herbs section of the Herbs and Arts store on Colfax Avenue. Herbs and Arts sells oils, herbs and crystals for spiritual healing.

Life on Capitol Hill: October Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquires on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …
Tricia Chinn Campbell at an event with Mom's Night Out Productions. Chinn Campbell first started doing events for moms two years ago as a way to meet more people in the community.

Meet your neighbors: Tricia Chinn Campbell

Being a mom is a full-time job, but sometimes it's nice to get away from the house and hang out with other adults — even if it's just for a little while. When Tricia Chinn Campbell first saw the …

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 …
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