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Colorado journalism needs public support

There was a time, not so long ago, when the two of us were foes in a "newspaper war." We thought that the winner would … more

Meet the CMHOF class of 2019

In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers … 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

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

Rage rooms: Smash things, 'move on, let go'

Toasters. Computers. TV screens. Old furniture. These are the kinds of discarded everyday objects that customers who are riled up — or who are just seeking some fun — can smash, shatter and rough … 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

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

On the cutting edge: Axes are flying in Denver metro area as sport booms

Two years ago, Ben Edgington was between jobs and looking for ways to pass the time. Edgington, from Superior, decided to try ax throwing at Bad Axe in Denver, which at the time was the metro … 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

'Great fall bloom period' ahead at Hudson Gardens

Just off one of the busiest highways in the south Denver metro area sits a quiet refuge of nature, where master gardeners pass on tips to the public. “This year was late starting in terms of when … more

Baker doughnut shop celebrates charity Tuesdays

As an introduction to the Denver community, the new Voodoo Doughnuts on South Broadway upped its usual charity game during the month of August. The company, which started in Portland, Oregon, but has … more

History Colorado names new state historian

William Wei, Ph.D., has taken over for Dr. Tom Noel as the state historian. History Colorado made the announcement in mid-July, and Wei assumed the position on Aug. 1, Colorado Day, according to a … more

Holiday weekend rich in ways to bid summer farewell

No matter what any of us do, summer never seems to last any longer, does it? Children are back in school, you can feel faint traces of autumn’s coolness once the sun sets, and Labor Day Weekend is … more

A Taste of Colorado brings the flavor this weekend

A Taste of Colorado returns to Civic Center Park in downtown Denver for another Labor Day weekend, bringing with it 48 different food trucks and vendors and thousands of hungry mouths. The annual … more

Bennet hopes voters are ready for steady

Michael Bennet was about as fired up as he ever gets at the Iowa State Fair's Political Soapbox, railing against Bernie Sanders' health care plan — but politely. “I respect him because he tells … more

Meet Bobby LeFebre, state’s new poet laureate

For 100 years, Colorado has honored the power and connective potential of poetry, beginning when Gov. Oliver Shoup appointed Alice Polk Hill to the role of poet laureate in 1919. In that century … more

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes … more

Disc golf takes full flight in Denver metro area

Chris Ball is a Grammy-nominated songwriter who has composed music for many television shows and toured for seven years as a musician with the rock band Firefall. The 53-year-old Highlands Ranch … more

Hickenlooper ends bid for White House

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Aug. 15 ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in … more
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