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A firefighter's mission to remember 9/11 comrades

On Saturday, Sept. 11, Americans will pay tribute to those lost in the worst terrorist attack in the country’s history as they reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Like country star Alan … more

Can Colorado GOP’s base get past 2020 to win in 2022?

Kristi Burton Brown, chairwoman of the Colorado GOP, appeared at a gathering of Republicans in Jefferson County this summer where she talked about how the party can attract unaffiliated voters and … more

Denver parks have mountains, too

One doesn’t need to go very far from the city to get the experience of being in the Colorado mountains. In fact, did you know that the city of Denver has more than 14,000 acres of parklands in the … more

Warren Village now offers services, resources at Ivy Crossing apartments

Warren Village has big goals to serve the community, said Ethan Hemming, president and CEO of Warren Village. “We know that financial strain can have a detrimental impact on mental health, academic … more

Sober music festival takes place Sept. 11

Sundown Colorado, a sober music festival with a focus on radical wellness and an emphasis on mindfulness and connecting through music, takes place from 5-10 p.m. Sept. 11 at RiNo’s Festival … more

Gymnastic Olympians to visit Denver on Gold Over America Tour

The Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour will be making a stop in Denver on Oct. 3 at the Ball Arena, 1000 Chopper Circle. A news release describes the show as “a high-energy, … more

Fall stewardship days return to South Platte

There are two upcoming opportunities for people who would like to volunteer to tend to the South Platte River. Both events take place on Sept. 25 at Globeville Landing Park. Parking for the events … more

‘The engine that powers Colorado’

As they walk through the halls of Emily Griffith Technical College, students are reminded that their future awaits them with one catchphrase: “Our mission is to prepare our students for today’s … more

Residents to vote on five bond packages

Denver City Council recently approved referring five General Obligation Bond packages to the voters. The proposals ask voters to invest in economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The packages … more

Building company culture

Most people don’t think of a business meeting or company conference as being playtime in the workplace. But two Denver-based entrepreneurs, Katie Wall and Courtney Jacobson, realized that as little … more

WorldDenver connects Colorado to the world

In the past decade or so, Cheesman Park resident Laurie Hirschfeld Zeller has hosted members of Parliament from the United Kingdom, university presidents from Yemen, journalists from various African … more

A new recycling service now offered in Denver

Washington Park resident Elizabeth Nicholson does everything she can to reduce the waste she sends to the landfill. She uses the city’s recycling and composting services, and on average, sends only … more

September Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column featuring business news in the Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile coverage areas, which is roughly central and central-south Denver. If you are a … more

Jeffco SO investigating officer-involved shooting

ARVADA -- A 33-year-old  man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Sept. 2. It happened on the entrance ramp from Sheridan Boulevard to eastbound Interstate 76 shortly after 12:30 … more

Armed robbery under investigation in Brighton

Brighton police continued to investigate an  Aug. 28 armed robbery. It happened around 7:20 p.m. near Bromley Lane and Fulton Avenue. According to a department tweet, the suspect, a young … more

Former Gov. Dick Lamm remembered for his policy, passion and prescience

The late former Gov. Dick Lamm was a man of vision and prescience, a complex character in the state’s political history who was never afraid to follow his convictions and take on controversial … more

Marijuana sales tax question may make Brighton's ballot

long@brightonco.gov  on behalf of  City of Brighton Tue 8/31/2021 6:29 PM     To: Local Color +16 … more

Marijuana excise tax hits Fort Lupton ballot

Fort Lupton City Council voted to put a marijuana excise tax question on November's ballot. Councilman Tommy Holton cast the only no vote of seven that were cast Aug. 31 during a special … more

Most Douglas County commissioners say they plan to expedite process of leaving Tri-County Health

The day after Tri-County Health Department’s Board of Health voted to no longer allow its counties to opt out of public health orders, two of the Douglas County commissioners told Colorado … more

Study: 1st-time homelessness doubled in area over past year

Every year, the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative conducts a “Point in Time Count” to determine how many people are experiencing homelessness in the Denver area. This year’s report found a … more
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