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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

Be in the know to go in snow

While watching the snowfall can be relaxing and playing in it can be a lot of fun, driving in Colorado's snowstorms can be less than desirable. “We know it's going to happen,” said Andrew Hogle, … more

Priests abused at least 166 Colorado children, report says

At least 166 Colorado children were sexually abused by 43 Roman Catholic priests over 70 years, and it took the church an average of nearly 20 years to act against clergy credibly accused of abuse, … more

Denver Water rates to be slightly higher in 2020

Residents will see about a $1 increase in their monthly water bills after the Denver Board of Water Commissioners adopted rate changes to pay for upgrades and projects to keep Denver Water's system … more

The 'Mother Teresa' of Five Points

For Dr. Justina Ford, simply doing her job was an uphill battle. Although she was one of the first women to practice medicine in Colorado, she was not allowed to do so in a hospital because she was … more

Voters face delays in learning of foreign election hackers

If the FBI discovers that foreign hackers have infiltrated the networks of your county election office, you may not find out about it until after voting is over. And your governor and other state … more

New statewide panel tackles wildfire issues

The new Colorado Fire Commission is a “roll-up-your-sleeves” type of group. “It's clear to me this is a group focused on getting work done on behalf of Colorado,” said Jefferson County … more

Yes or no on Prop DD: Arguments for and against

As people continue to move to Colorado in droves, one consequence of population growth is often overlooked: the water Coloradans consume. That’s why Proposition DD this November asks voters to … more

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state … more

Women learn about ways to improve their health at expo

Women of all ages enjoyed a day of health, education and beauty during Colorado Community Media's second annual Women's Health and Beauty Expo on Oct. 5. Along with Gold Sponsor Swedish Medical … more

RTD maps future amid declining ridership

The Regional Transportation District has launched an outreach program to put a long-term plan in place for changes in transportation demands in the Denver area. Reimagine RTD is a project aimed … more

Making a case for a different way to vote

Frank Atwood wants to change the way America votes. Atwood, 70, is the chairman of the Approval Voting Party. The group passed the threshold of 1,000 members in the state at the beginning of October, … more

New leadership takes over Denver clothing nonprofit

Clothes to Kids of Denver has promoted Valerie Lunka as its new executive director. Lunka has been serving as the nonprofit’s director of development since 2014, according to a news release from … more

Denver job placement group celebrates 50 years

Bayaud Enterprises has racked up its 50th year of job placement and training. The organization also welcomes a new executive director this month. Tammy Bellofatto starts as the executive director at … more

New Americans clear citizenship hurdle in Denver

For Beate Wake, 52, becoming a U.S. citizen means having a stronger voice. “I don’t feel left out anymore, I feel like part of the group now,” said Wake, who is from Germany and has lived in … more
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