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Denver Public Schools, teachers’ union reach tentative deal to end strike

The strike that began Monday is apparently over. more

Colorado Democrats push changes to presidential electors

Following Donald Trump's 2016 presidential victory over an opponent who won 3 million more votes, Colorado's Democrat-controlled Legislature is fast-tracking a bill to join other states in casting … more

Legislature advances bill to import cheaper drugs in Colorado

Colorado has joined a growing number of states that want to cut certain prescription drug prices by importing licensed drugs from Canada. The idea is central to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis' campaign … more

Denver teachers set to strike over pay dispute after Gov. Polis declines to step in

Denver teachers will begin strike on Feb. 11. To read the full story from Chalkbeat.org, click here. more

Denver writing workshop leads to book of veterans’ stories

When a dozen or so Denver veterans joined a writing workshop in 2017, they had no idea they would be reading their work to hundreds of community members just a year later — and that they would be … more

City, museum partnership looks to City Park

Denver Parks and Recreation announced a partnership with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to renovate a playground in City Park, creating a new “nature play” space, according to a news … more

Denver Botanic Gardens offers relief to dementia patients, caretakers

Even before she became a certified horticulture therapist, Lee McCoy has always felt that plants have a special way of helping people live in the moment. The feel of the soil — or the smell of a … more

Denver Foundation grant helps homeless women start again

Last month, The Denver Foundation awarded a $20,000 grant to Volunteers of America in support of the Irving Street Women’s Residence, which serves 25 formerly homeless women, according to a news … more

Denver INC celebrates neighbors making a difference

A group of Denver residents and schools were honored for their work in 2018, celebrating conservationists, activism and community projects. The Denver Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation (INC) held its … more

CHUN awards celebrate local projects

On Jan. 10, Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods (CHUN) announced its annual Good Neighbor Awards. The awards recognize individuals, nonprofits and local businesses for outstanding volunteerism, … more

Reflections on 2018, looking forward in 2019

For Denver to maintain and improve our high quality of life, inclusive of residents of all backgrounds and sustainable for future generations, we must ensure there is a balance between housing people … more

Micro-transit company shuts down two Denver lines

Denver residents and University of Denver students, faculty and staff will have to find new ways to make the first or last mile transit connections following the announcement that urban transport … more

Uptown nonprofit hopes to raise funds for planting, asphalt removal

On Clarkson Street in Uptown sits the eye-catching Turnverein building. The yellow stucco building is lined with large bay style windows, which offer glances in to the open dance floor. The historic … more

Life on Capitol Hill: February 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

Denver museum researcher breaks down barriers for volunteers

At the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, a small research lab is looking into how a person’s genetics affects his or her sense of taste. The research can help determine how people can pair … more

Skip the willpower — it’s Girl Scout Cookie time

From saving for an island vacation to purchasing new uniforms, Girl Scouts have big plans for their cookie sales money. “Girl Scouts is all about being girl-led,” said Darby Petitt of Highlands … more

Capitol Report: Democratic majority pushes Legislature to left

The blue wave crashed months ago in Colorado's midterm elections, but the tide is still high at the Capitol, where Democrats wasted no time in taking up liberal causes in the first month of this … more

Polis details proposal for full-day kindergarten

Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers to act quickly on his plan to offer state-funded full-day kindergarten. Polis told the Joint Education Committee his $227 million plan is a foundation of his new … more

State's first autonomous shuttle launches in Denver

The state's first autonomous vehicle shuttle can now connect RTD passengers from the 61st and Peña commuter rail station to the Panasonic and EasyMile offices and to the 61st and Peña Park-n-Ride … more

Denver teachers vote to strike

Teachers in Denver Public Schools — Colorado's largest school district — are seeking higher pay, among other things. more
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