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Government shutdown: What Colorado politicians are saying

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Denver (via Twitter) “It’s Day 20. @POTUS & @senatemajldr are blocking our efforts to reopen the government. And they’re getting paid. Meanwhile, federal …
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Government shutdown

'There's only so long that I can hold out'

Jake Slyder was planning on taking his wife on a hot springs vacation to celebrate their two-year anniversary — but the U.S. government partial shutdown forced him to cancel those plans. Slyder is …

Denver unveils system for clearing pot convictions

Denver has become the latest city in the nation to take steps to eliminate low-level marijuana convictions in places where the drug is now legal, acknowledging the barriers that such offenses pose to …
Polis

Polis inauguration highlights theme of 'Colorado for All'

Democrat Jared Polis' inauguration as the first openly gay U.S. governor firmly moved Colorado to a darker shade of blue as he vowed to expand health care, pursue publicly funded preschool and …

Rotary's State of the State event brings Molly Bloom, focuses on mental health

Molly Bloom, author of the book-turned-Oscar-nominated film “Molly’s Game” who also struggled with addiction, anxiety and depression, is one of two headliners at the Rotary State of the State …
Education

DPS students hear Michelle Obama speak

More than 150 DPS students and family members were given the opportunity to hear the former first lady speak during the “Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama” event on Dec. 13. …
Newly announced DPS Superintendent Susana Cordova, left, and Ron Cabrera, interim superintendent, listen to teachers speak at a community meeting.

Denver teachers will vote on a strike this month

The clock is ticking. After more than a year of salary negotiations, teachers say they are getting ready for their last resort: voting for a strike. For the last 18 months, members of the Denver …

DPS students look to the future

Nearly 4,000 students wearing business casual clothes filled the halls at the National Western Complex in early November. The eighth-graders met with companies, colleges and high schools from across …
Tom Boasberg, former superintendent of Denver Public Schools, gives a high five to a student on the first day of school at Escalante-Biggs Academy in north Denver.

DPS announces interim superintendent

Dr. Ron Cabrera steps in as interim superintendent Following Tom Boasberg's departure as superintendent of Denver Public Schools (DPS) on Oct. 19, board members announced that Dr. Ron Cabrera would …
Stephen Cochenour works on the farms on Denver Public Schools property. All of the food grown on the farms goes to students.

DPS board announces support of state ballot issue

Farm-to-cafeteria program enriches student life Denver Public schools (DPS) is the third-largest procurer of local food in the state, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to …
Business
Sean Workman stands in front of the damaged windows of The Hornet, his restaurant on Broadway. In the early hours of the morning on Dec. 1, a car crashed into the building for the third time this year.

Broadway restaurant asks for safety precautions after wrecks

Getting a phone call in the early hours of the morning saying a car has crashed through your restaurant window is not how many of us want to start our day. For Sean Workman, it happened three times …
Gypsy House Cafe, which closed in Capitol Hill in 2016, has a new location at 1545 S. Broadway.

Washington Park Profile: January Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquiries on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …
Jordan Fink, front right, co-owner of Woods Boss Brewing Co. pulled together nine other breweries to make the Resilience Butte County Proud IPA. The beer is being sold by breweries nationwide to raise money for Camp Fire relief.

Denver brewers join national effort for fire relief

The beer industry across the nation is a tight-knit one. So when one of their own sent out an email asking for help to raise funds for Camp Fire relief, many breweries jumped at the chance — 1,482 …

Minimum wage rises in Colorado, 19 other states

As of Jan. 1, Colorado's minimum wage is $11.10 an hour, a 90-cent hourly increase from 2018. The Centennial State is not alone, as 19 other states also raised the minimum wage with the dawn of 2019. …

Businesses get reprieve from new sales tax rules

The Colorado Department of Revenue has extended the deadline for Colorado businesses to comply with new sales tax rules to May 31, 2019. The emergency rules, which were enacted Sept. 26, originally …
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