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Protecting the High Line Canal

The High Line Canal Conservancy took its first step last month toward protecting a trail system that flows through 71 miles of the south metro area by releasing a master plan that will improve the … more

Denver animal shelter opens new space, continues renovation project

After more than 40 years of using the same animal kennels, the Denver Dumb Friends League was well overdue for an upgrade to its shelters. The newly named Leslie A. Malone Center features new … more

New Cherry Creek North CEO hopes to build ties with residents

A retail expert is jumping from one side of Cherry Creek to the other as he leaves his role at the shopping center to join the Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District. Nick LeMasters has … more

Washington Park Profile: October 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

DPD to focus on education with new scooter ordinance

The Denver Police Department’s traffic enforcement division is currently approaching electric scooter riders with an agenda of education and training. Since the unexpected introduction of rental … more

Tiny homes to get Denver council vote this month

Giving citizens a larger role in dealing with Denver’s homelessness problem is at stake when the Denver City Council votes Oct. 7 on the tiny home ordinance. If passed, the measure could be a … more

Childhood care coalition announces new president/CEO

Executives Partnering to Invest in Children announced last month that Nicole Riehl would be the new president and CEO of the organization, according to a news release. The organization is a coalition … more

Teachers union members vote in new president

Members of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association voted in Tiffany Choi as the new president in September, according to a news release from the union. Voting happened from Aug. 28-Sept. 18. Choi … more

Denver school board elections

There are three open positions on the Denver School Board for the upcoming November ballot: an at-large position, as well as one each for Districts 1 and 5. To see a map of the Denver school … more

Raising wages will bring better quality of life in Denver

Throughout our time in elected office, we’ve worked with each other as well as city partners and the community to address the cost of living challenges faced by Denver residents — especially on … more

Denver joins fight against repeal of Clean Power Plan

The City and County of Denver has filed a challenge against the Environmental Protection Agency’s repeal of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan, according to a news release from the city. … more

Two Denver tax initiatives tackle climate change

Denver city officials and residents continue to push for climate policy as two new carbon tax initiatives are planned for next year’s ballot. A recent citizens initiative was introduced, as well as … more

Denver releases draft of 2020 Housing Action Plan

As the city continues to try and find ways to offer affordable housing, Denver officials have released a new plan informed by the city’s Housing an Inclusive Denver plan. The Denver Economic … more

Firman to step down as Denver sheriff

After four years on the job, Denver Sheriff Patrick Firman will step down later this month. Firman will leave the position on Oct. 14. The news came from a release from the city on the evening of … more

Citizenship ceremony is Colorado's largest in decade

The first thing Hadeel Mati did when she officially became a naturalized citizen of the United States was register to vote. “I felt like after 10 years in this country I have the right to say what … more

Lockheed wins contract for moon spacecraft

The spacecraft that could return astronauts to the moon got one step closer to liftoff in September, as NASA announced it finalized a contract to order up to 12 Orion space capsules from aerospace … more

U.S. diet picture improves slightly, but still falls short, study says

Americans' diets are a little less sweet and a little crunchier but there's still too much sugar, white bread and artery-clogging fat, a study suggests. Overall, the authors estimated there was a … more

Kaiser Permanente, unions reach agreement, likely averting October strike

Facing down the possibility of a strike by tens of thousands of workers nationwide, Kaiser Permanente and the coalition of Kaiser workers' unions reached a tentative deal that the coalition called a … more

Colorado confirms six cases of vaping-related illness

Colorado health officials have confirmed six cases of vaping-related illness since the state announced its first case last month. The state Department of Health previously announced four known … more

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with … more
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