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Voting for Americas COVID-19 Memorial closes July 18

July 18 is the last day to vote on the artwork submitted for the "Americas COVID-19 Memorial," a project of the Denver-based Biennial of the Americas festival. The Americas COVID-19 Memorial is “an … more

Colorado lifts many COVID restrictions for schools

In yet another major lifting of state-imposed coronavirus restrictions, Colorado released an updated public health order that removes mask requirements for schools and repeals the mandate for school … more

Cleaning the neighborhood

Volunteers take a break for a photo op during a neighborhood cleanup on June 19. The effort was organized by the Harm Reduction Action Center and Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods. The groups picked … more

5 things to know about Denver’s Bring Your Own Bag program

1 A new ordinance in Denver requires all retail stores to charge a fee of 10 cents for each disposable bag provided at checkout. Denver City Council passed the ordinance on Dec. 23, 2019, and it went … more

Denver Animal Protection warns about handling wildlife

Denver Animal Protection would like to remind residents “to keep wildlife wild — and stay away, for both human and animal safety.” Wild animals can carry rabies According to the news release … more

Exploring health-care careers

Girl Scouts are a great fit for the health-care industry. “Girl Scouts are strong, passionate leaders who make the world a better place,” said Emily Speck, program director for Girl Scouts of … more

Stand up for children

According to data found by the Denver Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC), one out of four girls and one out of six boys will be abused before their 18th birthday. “Child Abuse and neglect happens, … more

Denver's History Colorado Center hosts free concerts in July

The History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway in the Golden Triangle, is hosting a free concert series being called Music Where the Sidewalk Ends. The concerts take place from 7-8 p.m. each Thursday … more

Denver's Capitol Hill community invited to provide feedback on development

Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, which is a registered neighborhood organization, is welcoming feedback from the community on the development concepts for 123 Speer Blvd. in Denver. PMG … more

Author hopes to heal pain sufferers who are 50-plus

A leading Denver physical therapist wants to make a difference in peoples’ lives. Brooke Olsen, a resident of Washington Park, with contributor Annie Brodsky, recently released her first book … more

Local author looks at Denver’s lost buildings in latest book

Local author Phil Goodstein believes that many Denverites like the city because of its diversity. “Denver is our residence,” Goodstein said. “We had to care for it as we care for our home. By … more

Addressing residents’ three main concerns

This July will mark two years that I have had the honor of representing the people of District 5 on the Denver City Council. I decided to run for office to bring the voice of the people back to city … more

Help the city forester protect and diversify our urban forest

To begin with some background information, the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive insect and has killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America. It is believed that EAB likely arrived … more

Resources for small businesses on the road to recovery

Small business owners in Colorado and across the country are slowly but surely regaining their footing after a uniquely challenging year. In metro Denver, growing consumer confidence has contributed … more

Ready to fly, nationally

Something that Alfredo Reyes learned through the Latino Leadership Institute (LLI) is that he wants to be a leader who unites. Leadership is “not about what can I take, but what can I add,” Reyes … more

VIDEO: WeldCo deputies investigating highway disturbance

MEAD -- Weld County sheriff's deputies are looking into a highway disturbance that happened June 26 along Interstate 25 near Mead. Deputies want to identify the driver of a Silver Acura TL who … more

Cox wielded words as watchdog of government

Robert E. Cox — known as Bob Cox — publisher of the Jefferson Sentinel Newspapers, died June 25 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Retired Aurora Sentinel Publisher Harrison Cochran described him as ahead … more

Youth United University accepting students for 2021 cohort

Limited spots are still available for the 2021 cohort of Youth United University. Youth United University (Y.U.U.) is a “learning curriculum designed for students in grades 6 to 8 that … more

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