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New Thinkers are changing the world

Denverite Keo Frazier has a goal. It is to bring people with diverse backgrounds together to affect change. “All of us contribute to our society,” Frazier said. “Diverse thought is how we get … more

A ‘mini window into the wild’

The Denver Zoo’s president and CEO, Bert Vescolani, believes that animals have a way of making us humans feel special. “We want to inspire communities to save wildlife for future generations,” … more

August 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

Veteran Colorado journalist Linda Shapley named Colorado Community Media publisher

The new owners of Colorado Community Media have named Linda Shapley the news company's publisher. more

Taking a look at Mount Evans’ new reservation system

The night before Lakewood’s Joyce and Steve Koenig visited Mount Evans with their daughter and her boyfriend, they went to recreation.gov and purchased a vehicle ticket. On July 22, the Koenigs and … more

Colorado violates EPA ozone standards again

On the same day environmental groups called out Colorado officials for missing a key EPA deadline to clean up ozone pollution violations widely attributed to driving, business groups declared victory … more

Colorado's tobacco-tax boost generates millions

A new nicotine tax and an increased tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products in Colorado generated more than $34 million in their first five months, according to a data analysis by The Colorado … more

Colorado wildfires are year-round danger

State climate experts and local fire officials along the Front Range say wildfire season no longer has an end as heat, low moisture and other factors have created a year-round problem. Russ … more

Bill Cosby accuser in Colorado now wants spotlight on needed changes

Despite a court ruling that freed Bill Cosby years after his sexual-assault conviction, a Douglas County resident says progress is being made to help victims come forward and find justice in cases of … more

Two men sought for felony menacing investigation

Brighton police would like to talk to two men suspected of being involved in a felony menacing and assault incident. It occurred July 10, though no location was provided. The men may be driving … more

Fire breaks out at old ACHS building

South Adams County fire officials are looking into the cause of a fire at the former Adams City High School building near East 69th Avenue and U.S. Highway 85. It started around 8 a.m. July … more

Auto-theft suspect on the run

Commerce City police are  searching for an auto-theft suspect. He is 32-year-old Phillip Young, a Hispanic who stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 210 pounds. He has brown hair and brown … more

Attempted murder suspect behind bars

BRIGHTON -- A 31-year-old man is in the Adams County Jail after surrendering to SWAT officers July 8. The next court appearance for Steven Hendricks, who was wanted for attempted murder, is a … more

Low-cost internet available for those in need amid pandemic

A strong, reliable internet signal may be more important than ever amid the coronavirus pandemic, but internet service isn’t a sure thing for every household. The federal agency that regulates … more

Medical issue prompts Webster mistiral

BRIGHTON -- An Adams County Court judge declared a mistrial in the case of Jeremy Webster.   Webster is accused of killing a 13-year-old boy during an alleged road-rage incident in June … more

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
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