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On Jan. 10, Beth McCann took over as Denver’s new District Attorney and is the first woman in the city’s history to hold the position. She replaced Mitch Morrissey, who served for 12 years. McCann decisively defeated Chief Deputy District Attorney... more

Feb 7, 2017 11:57 AM Government

I am old enough to remember a few other waves of feminism. Old enough to recall that before she became a leader in the women’s rights and social justice movements, Gloria Steinem was a Playboy Bunny. Yes, kids, we used to think of that magazine as more

Feb 7, 2017 11:56 AM Opinion

In February of each odd-numbered year, the Democratic Party of Denver undergoes a reorganization. Almost all elected positions are up for election/re-election to a two-year term. This will occur on Saturday, Feb. 11 at South High School. Registration more

Feb 7, 2017 11:51 AM Government

Welcome to the new year. And to a new world. Trump’s in power, and half the electorate is giddy with dreams of a restored Republican order. The other half is wondering just how quickly four years can pass… more

Jan 6, 2017 3:45 PM Government

Some important ballot initiatives were approved by Colorado voters on Nov. 8. They are: more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM Government

Amendment 70, which will raise the minimum wage in Colorado from $8.31 an hour to $12 by 2020, passed with 54.6 percent... more

Dec 7, 2016 7:46 AM Business

There are a wide range of important initiatives for Colorado voters to consider this election. Up for consideration are amendments and propositions on topics ranging from healthcare to the public consumption of pot. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government

This fall well known Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Colorado’s First District has a Challenger: Casper Stockham of Colorado Springs. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government

Congresswoman Diana DeGette has been representing Colorado’s 1st Congressional District since 1997 when she succeeded Pat Schroeder. This fall, DeGette is running for her 11th term. more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government

This November, city residents have an opportunity to vote on Ordinance 300—“City of Denver Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program Initiative.” If it passes, the ordinance will provide more freedom in where marijuana and marijuana products can be consumed more

Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Government

I was offered excellent advance prep by Rosemary Stoffel – Historic Denver board member – but still didn’t expect the church to be packed... more

May 1, 2015 10:45 AM Opinion

The final installment in our three-part series on Denver’s upcoming election, where we have focused on covering south, south-central and near southeast district candidates for Denver City Council. more

Apr 12, 2015 8:59 AM News

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