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Colorado's Task Force lends a helping hand in North Carolina

Tropical storm Florence has had a devastating impact on North Carolina. A North Carolina Emergency Management spokesperson confirmed to the Lakewood Sentinel that the death toll from the storm is 16. …

Thousands remember 9/11 at Colorado Memorial Stair Climb

More than 2,300 people gathered the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11 to “never forget.” The participants of the 2018 Colorado 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb paid tribute to the 343 FDNY firefighters and almost 3,000 Americans who died on 9/11 by climbing the equivalent of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center.

DU Law rolls out hybrid format

Students in the professional part-time JD program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law can now complete their required classes through a combination of online instruction and weekend …

Collection boxes in Platt Park, Washington Park have been broken into

In July, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service began to see an uptick in damage to blue mail collection boxes in the south central part of Denver. The boxes were being broken into with mail potentially …

Updated rule allows wine and beer in Denver parks

Starting next year, full-strength beer and wine will be allowed in Denver parks, as the pilot for a new policy begins. The Parks and Recreation Department is updating its alcohol policy to ensure …
Education

Christian school moves to larger space near Cherry Creek

After setting up and taking down classrooms on a weekly basis for more than 20 years, Rock Solid Christian Academy — a University Model school — is headed to a permanent home near the Cherry …

Tom Boasberg steps down as DPS superintendent and other DPS news

Boasberg will stay on for three months Tom Boasberg announced last month that he was stepping down as superintendent of Denver Public Schools. He was unanimously voted in by the Board of Education to …

Prepare for the upcoming DPS school year

The 2018-2019 school year is around the corner — the start date for most schools in the district is Aug. 20. With that in mind, Denver Public Schools has highlighted some important resources and …

DPS announces teacher salary increase after educator rally

Budget for 2018-2019 school year approved Denver Public Schools has unanimously approved a $1 billion budget for the 2018-2019 year, which includes an average salary increase for teachers of 4.4 …

Denver Public Schools preparing for the worst

A radio crackled with chatter as first responders talked through an active shooter drill at the Evie Dennis Campus in Green Valley Ranch. Michael Eaton, chief of the department of safety with Denver …
Business

Washington Park Profile: September Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquires on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …

South Denver nonprofit builds connection with local seniors

After commuting from Denver to Colorado Springs for 20 years to work as a lawyer, Trent Novak and his family decided to shift to a slower pace when they moved to Observatory Park a year and a half …

August Business and Development

Developments First Avenue Hotel A historic building on South Broadway is gaining new life as tax cuts and design plans for affordable housing have been approved by the city. The First Avenue Hotel is …

July Washington Park Business Roundup

Openings The District Shops Three hundred local small businesses have taken over the former Bed Bath & Beyond space at First Avenue and South University Boulevard forming The District Shops and …

Housing prices soar beyond income growth in Denver metro area

Housing prices in the Denver area are starting to stretch the limits of what the market can feasibly support, according to new research from CoreLogic, a California-based real estate analytics firm. …
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