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The power of creative expression

As a former high school drama kid, and devoted lover of the arts, I often see the impact of theater firsthand. In college, I worked at Colorado Ballet in a variety of roles. Seeing joy on a child’s … 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

Giving your garden a second wind

Grasses come into their peak in autumn and winter, giving the garden a second wind. Changing from a quiet green backdrop for spring and summers flowers, to the main attraction in September and … more

Embracing your inner crazy plant lady

There are few things that I am prouder of right now than my backyard garden. I decided to leave Capitol Hill last summer for my current house in Englewood simply because it has a yard. Although my … more

A path to address climate change in Denver

“We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it” – President Barack Obama Last month, Denver Public Schools students … more

Take me out to the Old Timers ball game

In this youth baseball league, we, the players, ran the show. No coaches needed. We rounded up our buddies, hopped on our bikes and pedaled our single-speed bikes to Old Timers Baseball games on the … more

Porthos: the councildog of District 10

Hi, I’m Porthos, Denver City Council’s first Councildog. I work with Chris Hinds in District 10 to make sure our neighborhoods are represented. I couldn’t be more excited — was that a … more

Planning for the future in southeast Denver

By the time most of you read this piece, our quadrennial municipal elections will have reached their conclusion following a June 4 run-off. As has been said, the exercise of democracy is a messy … more

What will we ‘do better’ after the failure of I-300?

Thank you to Denver voters for re-electing me. In July I’ll accept the challenges and powers that come with a final term of official leadership, during a time of great prosperity and inequality. … more

Spring has sprung in south Denver

Spring has finally sprung in southeast Denver and residents are energized and excited to get outside to enjoy nature. District 4 is home to some truly wonderful outdoor amenities. One of our … more

Keeping up with the changing rules of the road

Have you heard the rumor that driving a black car on Sundays in Denver will get you a ticket or even arrested? Although this purported “law” is actually more of an urban legend, it points to just … more
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