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Ballot measure would improve and gain more Denver park space

In Washington Park, Jason Schuck watches his three children play in a small creek. In the heat of the summer, the water is a nice break as the kids sift through rock and sand, hoping to unearth a … more

Heroin Impact Project to target drug dealers

James “Sandy” Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral, lost his son, a University of Denver student, to an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin last September. His story gained widespread attention … more

Nonprofits help fight food waste in south Denver

In a large warehouse in north Denver, We Don’t Waste has packed pallets of tomatoes, spicy peppers, cookies and more into its storage facility. Last year, the organization helped to provide about … more

Compark withdraws offer to bring Redbarre to Parker

Landowners in Compark in negotiations to bring Redbarre, the large-scale national media company, to Parker officially withdrew Compark from consideration. “We respect Compark’s decision to … more

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on … more

Big names take stage at Arapahoe Republican Assembly

Politicians with household names played up Arapahoe County as an area of dire electoral importance for Republicans at a state and even national level at an event to nominate candidates for county and … more

Ballot measure would improve and add more Denver park space

Denver resident Kendall Bingenheimer is crawling on the grass near the Cheesman Park playground with her infant daughter. They come here almost every day, using the infant swing, then moving to the … more

Income discrimination hurts housing market

As Denver seeks to expand access to affordable homes in the face of unprecedented demand, building new affordable housing is important, but it cannot be our only strategy. We can help more families … more

Denver District 7 representative becomes council president

Councilmember Jolon Clark has been voted in as the new Denver City Council president. Clark was first elected to represent District 7 in 2015. Council members vote for the president every year on the … more

Summer construction on I-70 moves forward

A proposal for construction on Interstate-70 has been delayed until August, but the Colorado Department of Transportation and Kiewit Meridiam Partners plan to move forward with other aspects of the … more
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