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Virginia Village to hold election

The Virginia Village Ellis Community Association (VVECA) is picking up the pieces after officially dissolving in November last year. Councilmember Paul Kashmann, who represents the neighborhood, and … more

Reflections on 2018, looking forward in 2019

For Denver to maintain and improve our high quality of life, inclusive of residents of all backgrounds and sustainable for future generations, we must ensure there is a balance between housing people … more

Denver neighborhood groups send out plea for leadership

Two south Denver neighborhood organization alerted residents of the need for more community participation through email campaigns. On the southwest side of Denver, the Rosedale Harvard Gulch … more

Denver voters approve city tax measures

Denver saw high voter turnout this year as all local ballot measures were approved. On Election Day, a record 112,900 people turned in ballots, according to data from the Denver Elections Division. … more

Denver plans for $1.46 billion in general fund

The mayor’s office has released the 2019 budget for the city of Denver. The budget will allocate $1.46 billion in the general fund. Nearly $1 billion of the funds, or 67 percent, comes from taxes. … more

Denver manages construction to help neighbors

Our economy is booming, and the new construction to bring additional housing, office space and retail businesses is clearly evident in this boom. However, the negative impacts of these projects have … more

Denver looks to change bus transit on Colfax Avenue

Colfax Avenue has a reputation: It’s a hub for local music venues and home to longtime Denver restaurants. It’s the longest commercial street in the U.S. The urban myth that Playboy magazine once … more

Project at City Park Golf Course on schedule to be finished next May

Nearly a year after the closure of the City Park Golf Course, the clubhouse has been demolished and construction has started on the new one, which will be directly across the street from the Denver … more

Denver takes action against addiction

In the lower levels of the downtown branch of the Denver Public Library, Rob Valuck, director of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, holds up a small device with a spray … more

City council debates $500,000 solution to Denver's dog park problem

For years, Taylor Nelson would load dogs Ozzie and Titan into his car, start the engine and embark on his half-hour daily commute. Except he wasn't commuting to work — he was going to the dog park. … more

Let your voice be heard this budget season

As a public servant I’m only as effective as my ability to listen to constituents and must lead with neighbors’ voices echoing in my mind as I make decisions.  That is why each year before the … more

Denver Voter's Guide

Several of Denver’s ballot issues this year deal with tax increases. The Washington Park Profile guide will cover issues specifically on the Denver ballot. For more information on state ballot … more

For homeless people, the streets, and the laws, are often gray areas

To Englewood police Sgt. Tracy Jones, the homeless situation on the city’s central streets is a row of stops — the light-rail station, the library, the Englewood Trolley bus route, the Walmart, … more
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