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In Colorado, 24 high-hazard dams are seen as problematic

Two dozen aging dams in Colorado were in unsatisfactory condition and are located in places where their failure would likely kill at least one person, according to an Associated Press investigation … more

Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes. more

Secret Service study: School shooters showed warning signs

Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according … more

South Pearl chef stays on expansion track

So let’s say you are a James Beard award-winning chef with two successful restaurants in Denver (Fruition and Mercantile), a cheesemaking operation (Fruition Farms Creamery), and a joint pastry … more

Denver park lake safety: 5 things to know

Denver parks are home to several lakes throughout the city. Washington Park has several water sources, including two lakes — Grasmere and Smith. The lakes are filled with recycled water. The ditch … more

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 … more

Evans Avenue to see new day

For nearly seven years, a large property off of East Evans Avenue and South Monaco Parkway has sat empty. The former Kmart building has been an eyesore for residents and city officials alike. But now … more

Broadway Halloween Spirit

Turning the corner from West Fifth Avenue onto Broadway, nearly 50 floats made up of local organizations and businesses participated in this year’s Broadway Halloween Parade. The floats traveled a … more

Washington Park Profile: November 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 … more

Denver mayor, council approve tobacco sales ban (Photo)

On Oct. 1, Mayor Michael B. Hancock signed a new bill in the City and County building that would prohibit tobacco sales to anyone under the age of 21. The Denver City Council had voted unanimously to … more

Denver leaves go from yard waste to compost

Going green (or greener)? Then consider participating in the annual Denver LeafDrop program that’s happening now, and you may help keep tons of stuff out of landfills and boost your garden’s … more

Denver tree canopy in danger

Denver’s tree population is suffering from drought, climate change and insects. Denver residents have likely witnessed extremely dry, crackling and withered looking trees throughout Denver city … more

Denver mayor’s budget for 2020 highlights transportation

Denver’s proposed 2020 budget highlights multimodal transportation with increased funding, as well as initiatives for the homeless population, while also preparing for slower economic growth. … more

Denver nonprofit aims to fill the need for services

Last month Bayaud Enterprises launched a new shower truck, a first-of-its-kind trailer that will provide private showers to Denver’s homeless population. There are two showers on the trailer. … more

Union-backed candidates win school board seats in Denver

Several ballot measures regarding city offices and policy were approved by Denver voters in the Nov. 5 election, as three union-backed candidates for Denver School Board — Scott Baldermann, Brad … more

Proposition DD passes by a narrow margin

The statewide ballot question that asks voters to legalize sports betting and allow the state to tax it to send millions of dollars to help manage Colorado’s water supply was narrowly succeeding by roughly a percentage point at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 6, the day after Election Day. more

Colorado voters reject Proposition CC

Proposition CC, the statewide ballot question that would have eliminated TABOR — Taxpayer's Bill of Rights — refunds and used that money for K-12 education, higher education and transportation projects, was turned down by Colorado voters. more

Food, fund drive aims to help veterans and their families

A food and fund drive that aims to bring awareness to food insecurity among families of veterans and military members is collecting donations through Veterans Day. According to a news release, one in … more

Colorado launches digital ID in state's mobile app

Coloradans can now create an electronic version of their driver's license or state identification card that can be displayed on smartphones for proof of identification, age and address in Colorado. … more

Molson Coors closing Denver office, cutting 500 jobs

Molson Coors Brewing Co. is laying off 500 workers worldwide and restructuring its operations as it faces declining beer sales. The company expects to save $150 million by closing offices in Denver … more
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