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Brain differences may be tied to obesity, study of children finds

New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children's health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function. Does excess body weight somehow reduce brain … more

Members of Congress serving metro area weigh in on possible Trump impeachment

A look at what some U.S. representatives are saying on social media more

DDRC Players find new home at Colorado ACTS

It’s a good problem to have when a small theater has grown over the years to the point that it needs a bigger venue to accommodate its audience. And it’s particularly rewarding for the … more

Relentless barking is the sound of entitled thinking

Welcome to the neighborhood, but your dog has been barking for two hours — and it’s not the first time. Welcome to the neighborhood, but your dog has been barking for two hours — and it’s not … more

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. … more

Taking sports to the extreme - Denver museum exhibit takes visitors into world of athletic thrills

When Andrew Fraser was a boy growing up in Littleton, he knew he wanted to fly. Not only would he daydream of gliding through the sky, but at night, he would have active lucid dreams about flying. He … more

U.S. scores above average in reading, science, lags in math

American students may not be reading any better, but they’re moving up in rankings of educational achievement worldwide because many of their peers in other countries are performing worse. And … more

No place like Denver for the holidays

The holidays are fast approaching, and that means some of Denver’s most popular traditions once again will offer fun, wholesome entertainment for the family. The 9News Parade of Lights goes through … more

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 … more

Uptown nonprofit aims to eliminate barriers for parents

Through one day of work, a small group of volunteers has helped Metro Caring reopen its childcare space in its Uptown location. Now, the nonprofit is working to staff the area with volunteers to … more

Cheesman Park nonprofit seeking volunteers, donations for holiday shop

Warren Village will be hosting its 32nd annual Holiday Shop on Dec. 14. The nonprofit, which provides housing and services to low-income single parents, is seeking volunteers to run the event, as … more

Denver accepting applications for energy assistance program

Last month the city of Denver opened applications for its annual Low-Income Energy Assistance Program through the Office of Human Services. Applications will be accepted until April 30. The program … more

Denver releases draft of East Central Plan

The city of Denver is seeking comment on its newly released draft of the East Central Plan, which will help determine growth in the area. Neighbors can either comment directly on the draft or through … more

Twenty-three children adopted in Denver during national celebration

On the second floor of the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse in Denver, the sounds of laughter and running feet filled the hall in front of the courtrooms. Mascots from Denver’s sports teams hugged … more

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 … more

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, … more

Reflections on a decade

And just like that, it’s the end of 2019. I wanted to take the time to reflect on what the ‘10s brought to my life, because I realized I did a lot in that time. I finished two degrees. I moved … more

Access for all

I always knew that representing the most bustling, population-rich core of the city would come with unique challenges. Capitol Hill is the densest neighborhood in the city. Eight of the 15 D10 … more

Things to watch in Denver’s environmental scene

Welcome to my second edition of Environment with Ean. For those just joining us, the intent of this column is to highlight policies or planning processes that you can engage with in a timely manner. … more

Denver church joins national art movement on impact of gunfire

In the halls of the First Baptist Church of Denver in Capitol Hill are stacks of small origami boxes. Church members and nearby residents alike came together to make more than 800 of the boxes, with … more
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