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Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. …
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Reporter Stories: Digging into The Farm, Westminster's Uplands Development

Long-time Westminster Window columnist Bill Christopher discusses the Oread Capital's Uplands Development in Westminster, the City Council's Feb. 10 approval and what's next. Read our latest story …
Steve Farland, owner of the Chairman, stands beside "The Guardian," one of seven towering statues made of chairs.

Wanted: home for towering wooden soldiers

Steve Farland's colossal wooden soldiers need a new home. Farland is better known as the Chairman. From a cavernous warehouse on Navajo Street, in Englewood's old industrial district, he sells chairs …

Some Democrats fear fallout from Sanders atop ticket

Sen. Bernie Sanders' robust start in the race for the presidential nomination is triggering alarm among congressional Democrats, with many warning that a ticket headed by the self-declared socialist …

Colorado bill seeking to ban same-sex marriage, adoption voted down

Invoking the case of a Lakewood baker who refused to make a same-sex wedding cake and took the issue to the Supreme Court, some Republicans in the Colorado Legislature pushed bills to prevent …

Epilepsy treatment side effect: New insights about the brain

Though Genette Hofmann is still using her brain, last month she donated a bit of it — to science. Hofmann needed the surgery — her Seattle surgeon was looking deep into her brain, where he found …
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Letter to the Editor: Colorado needs solution to education funding

As of this past September, Colorado currently leads the nation in four-day school weeks with over 61% of school districts having recently made this switch. Is this because we are the trendsetting, …

Application period open for 2020 Daniels Scholarship

The Daniels Fund has opened its annual application process for the Daniels Scholarship Program. Students must turn in an application by Nov. 15 at 4 p.m., according to a news release for the …
Recipients of a scholarship from the Denver Scholarship Foundation and their mentees at the Ball Corp. in Golden gather for a photo on Sept. 12. That day marked the first day of a yearlong mentorship program, during which the scholarship recipients (all graduates of Denver Public Schools) will explore STEM fields alongside their mentees at the Ball Corporation.

Photo: DPS graduates get scholarships at Ball Corp.

Childhood care coalition announces new president/CEO

Executives Partnering to Invest in Children announced last month that Nicole Riehl would be the new president and CEO of the organization, according to a news release. The organization is a coalition …

Teachers union members vote in new president

Members of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association voted in Tiffany Choi as the new president in September, according to a news release from the union. Voting happened from Aug. 28-Sept. 18. Choi …
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Veteran transit leader named RTD's interim CEO

The former head of a Texas transit agency will serve as the new interim general manager and CEO of the Regional Transportation District, RTD's board of directors announced Jan. 28. Paul Ballard will …
Cherry Creek North-based Diamond Reserve is opening a second location in downtown Denver. The locations are both appointment only.

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 …

Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. …
Shoppers at the 2018 Small Business Saturday event in Cherry Creek North smile with their bags. In the Cherry Creek North area, around 170 stores participated in the Small Business Saturday event.
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Small Business Saturday rallies consumers around Denver businesses

In recent years, Black Friday has become a massive, practically month-long endeavor where some of the country’s largest retailers offer all kinds of deals and promotions. But for the more than …

Paul Iwancio takes a sip of his drink at the Colfax Ave Business Improvement District’s 30th anniversary party. Nonprofits and organizations from the BID’s boundaries participated in the event with food and information booths.

Colfax Ave BID turns 30 (Photos)

The Colfax Ave Business Improvement District celebrated its 30th anniversary last month with a party at the Fillmore Auditorium. Local restaurants donated food for the event. Organizations such as …
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